Scholarships & Awards

Scholarships Awarded by the Faculty

Scholarship Award Guidelines

Ernst & Young


Junior, Academic Performance, Need-based

Peat Marwick

Interest from endowment of $40,000

Junior, Academic Performance, Need-based

McGladrey & Pullen

Interest from endowment of $35,000

Junior, Academic Performance, Need-based



Junior, Best Student


Interest from endowment

Junior, Need-based

VSCPA Outstanding Senior


Senior, Grades

Other Scholarships





Arthur H. Carter


One per School

April 1

An AAA scholarship that is nationally competitive. The application is long, but criteria seems to be GPA and SAT scores

National Society of Professional Accountants



March 10

Junior or Senior

Based on Scholarship, Leadership, and Need

Government Accounting


February 5

Based on Scholarship, Courses, and Career Path. There is little chance at this if you haven't taken any government accounting or public policy courses.




Spring: Dec. 15

Fall: July 1

Available to a minority student with need, GPA of 3.0 or higher, and a positive faculty recommendation

American Society of Women Accountants




January 1

Based on Scholarship and Need

Kessler - National Society of Public Accountants


February 15

Based on Community Service, Leadership, and Scholarship

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners


April 1

Based on Academic Performance, Essay, and Faculty Recommendations

Institute of Internal Auditors


December 31

Based on Grades, Activities, and Faculty Recommendations

AICPA Minority

up to $5,000

July 1

Based on Scholarship and Need. All our Black, Native American, Pacific Island race, and Hispanic students should apply