The opportunities are endless in the accounting profession. And SCACPA wants to make sure as many accounting students as possible can find financial help along the way.

The application period has opened as of Dec. 1 for a wide variety of SCACPA scholarships. Don’t delay, start on the path today!

These awards are intended for juniors, seniors and graduate students. Scholarship amounts usually range from $500 to $2,500. The number awarded each year depends upon the qualifications of the applicants and available funds.

The South Carolina Association of CPAs Educational Fund Trustees in 2020 awarded $64,500 to 43 exceptional Student Members who plan to pursue careers in accounting for the 2020-21 academic year. The scholarship recipients represent 16 South Carolina colleges and universities. Scholarships are awarded to students attending South Carolina schools who are rising juniors or seniors majoring in accounting or who are master’s degree students at a South Carolina college or university.

Reminder: These scholarships are only available to SCACPA Student Members. If you’re not a Student Member, apply today because it’s FREE.

AICPA Scholarship Award for Minority Accounting Students:

Open Date: Dec 1; Deadline: 3 p.m., March 1, 2021

Where to apply: https://www.thiswaytocpa.com/education/scholarship-search/scholarship-minority-accounting-students/

SCACPA Scholarships:

Open Date: Dec 1; Deadline: 5 p.m., May 31, 2021

Where to apply: https://www.scacpa.org/students

Read About Our 2020 Scholarship Winners:

Meet the SCACPA Student Members Who are Winners of the $5,000 AICPA /SCACPA Minority Scholarship: https://www.scacpa.org/meet-the-scacpa-student-members-who-are-winners-of-the-5000-aicpa-scacpa-minority-scholarship/

SCACPA Announces the 43 Student Members Who Earned $64,500 in EdFund Scholarships for 2020: https://www.scacpa.org/scacpa-announces-the-43-student-members-who-earned-64500-in-edfund-scholarships-for-2020/

Here’s What SCACPA’s 2020 Scholarship Winners Have to Say About Their Plans: https://www.scacpa.org/heres-what-scacpas-2020-scholarship-winners-have-to-say-about-their-plans/

New for 2021: FREE Virtual Mock CPA Exam!

You can participate in a FREE Virtual Mock CPA Exam on Thursday, Jan., 28 from 1-5 p.m. SCACPA and Surgent CPA Review have partnered and combined resources to offer a simulated CPA Exam section of your choice.

The goal is to simulate the format of taking the CPA Exam, using actual multiple-choice questions and simulations that are laid out according to the Uniform CPA Examination Blueprints. Not only will you be able to experience a simulated exam section from your home, you will be able to view your exam results in real time, giving you a better understanding of how prepared you are to sit for the actual exam. Candidates will receive their ReadySCORE along with a diagnostic report showing areas of strength and weakness as aligned with the CPA Exam Blueprints.

To register: Fill out the registration form on our Student Membership page by Sunday, Jan. 24.

Related: SCACPA Student Interview Guide

Student Members, have you seen our SCACPA Student Interview Guide? Not only is it full of tips and tricks on acing an interview, it contains advice from our member firms on exactly what they look for from the candidates they desire. Gain a competitive edge and use the Student Interview Guide to help propel you forward in your career.

SCACPA Student Member Part of Winning USC Team at Deloitte Audit Innovation Campus Challenge: https://www.scacpa.org/scacpa-student-member-part-of-winning-usc-team-at-deloitte-audit-innovation-campus-challenge