Accounting Scholarships

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Download the 2014-15 Scholarship Application

SCACPA CONTACT

Maureen Taylor

(803) 791-4181(803) 791-4181 ext. 105
mtaylor@scacpa.org

SCACPA Scholarship Program
Accounting scholarships are available through the SCACPA Educational Fund and are awarded on an annual basis. Applications are due by June 1 preceding the start of the current academic year. Interested in applying? Download the application.

Qualifications:

  • South Carolina resident
  • Rising junior or senior majoring in accounting (or Master’s Degree student) at a South Carolina college or university.
  • GPA of no less than 3.25 overall (on a 4.0 scale).
  • GPA in accounting no less than 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale).
  • Applications must be received complete with all attachments

Educational Fund Awards $26,750 in Scholarships to 16 Students
The South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants (SCACPA) Educational Fund Trustees recently awarded $26,750 in scholarships to 16 students across the state. The scholarship recipients will be honored Nov. 13 at a student recognition luncheon during SCACPA’s Annual Summit at the Columbia Marriott.

The 2014-15 scholarship winners are:
  • Leonard B. Blanchard, of Orangeburg, a senior at Erskine College and recipient of the Central Chapter of SCACPA Scholarship.
  • Taylor S. Richey, of Belton, a senior at Anderson University and recipient of the Sheheen Hancock & Godwin Scholarship and SCACPA Scholarship.
  • Elizabeth W. Vaughan, of Conway, a senior at Coastal Carolina University and recipient of the Joe Jackson Memorial Scholarship, which is the highest honor awarded to the top recipient.
  • Georgiana Sellers, of Irmo, a senior at Presbyterian College, and recipient of the Kaye Carter Scholarship.
  • Cody M. Brown, of Columbia, a graduate student at the University of South Carolina and recipient of the Central Chapter of SCACPA Graduate Student Scholarship.
  • Jared M. Young, of Simpsonville, a senior at Clemson University and recipient of the Piedmont Chapter of SCACPA Scholarship and Hobbs Group, PA Scholarship in Memory of Malynda Mills Grimsley, CPA, CVA.
  • Tristan Howard, of Goose Creek, a senior at the College of Charleston and recipient of the  Coastal Chapter of SCACPA Scholarship, Robinson Grant & Co. PA Scholarship, and Francis Humphries Scholarship.
  • Cathryn M. Cushwa, of Myrtle Beach, a senior at Coastal Carolina University and recipient of the Sea Island Chapter of SCACPA Scholarship, Burch Oxner Seale Scholarship and SCACPA Scholarship.
  • Oxana Hendrix, of North Myrtle Beach, a senior at Coastal Carolina University and recipient of the Burkett, Burkett & Burkett, CPA, PA Scholarship and SCACPA Scholarship.
  • Matthew Ledbetter, of Greenville, a junior at Bob Jones University and recipient of the Edgar Vaughn Scholarship and SCACPA Scholarship.
  • Jeffrey C. Harteg, of Greenville, a junior at Clemson University and recipient of the Brigman, Holcomb, Weeks Scholarship and the Lollie Harper Scholarship.
  • Andre Talley, of Columbia, a senior at Limestone College and recipient of the C.C. McGregor Scholarship and SCACPA Scholarship.
  • Luke Murphy, of Greensboro, NC, a senior at the College of Charleston and recipient of the WebsterRogers LLP Scholarship and SCACPA Scholarship.
  • Alyssa C. Daniel, of Georgetown, a senior at Clemson University and recipient of the Past Presidents Scholarship.
  • Lulu Chen, of Spartanburg, a senior at Wofford College and recipient of the Ray Waters Scholarship.
  • Evan T. Barbare, of Columbia, a graduate student at the University of South Carolina and recipient of the SCACPA Graduate Student Scholarship.
Scholarship recipients must be South Carolina residents and possess a GPA of no less than 3.25 overall, with a GPA in accounting of no less than 3.5. Recipients must apply annually and scholarships are not renewable.

Scholarship Directory

Scholarship name web site
Accountemps/AICPA http://www.accountemps.com/portal/site/at-us/menuitem.5281fabb125680c6cb42b21002f3dfa0/?vgnextoid=dc2e24d3ba00b010VgnVCM100000213ffd0aRCRD
AccountingWEB http://www.accountingweb.com/cgi-bin/item.cgi?id=106883
American Accounting Association http://aaahq.org/awards.cfm 
AICPA Fellowship for Minority Doctoral Students http://aicpa.org/members/div/career/mini/fmds.htm
AICPA Scholarships for Minority Accounting Students https://www.scholarshipprograms.org/aicpa/
American Society of Women Accountants http://www.aswa.org/i4a/pages/Index.cfm?pageid=3412
American Women's Society of CPAs http://www.awscpa.org/frameset.php?cf=awards.htm
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners http://www.acfe.com/Membership/students.asp?copy=scholarship
Association of Government Accountants http://www.agacgfm.org/about/awards/
Beta Alpha Psi Scholarship Directory http://www.bap.org/ships/index.htm
John L. Carey Scholarship (AICPA) http://www.aicpa.org/members/div/career/mini/jlcs.htm
Deloitte & Touche Doctoral Fellowships http://www.deloitte.com/dtt/section_node/0,1042,sid%253D2258,00.html
The Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting http://www.efwa.org/scholarships.htm
Government Finance Officers Association http://www.gfoa.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=397&Itemid=199
KPMG Scholarship Programs http://www.kpmgfoundation.org/foundinit.asp
National Association of Black Accountants Scholarship Programs http://www.nabainc.org/MembershipandPrograms/Students/tabid/368/Default.aspx
National Society of Accountants http://www.nsacct.org/foundation.asp