Accounting Scholarships

Ernst & Young Fund for Excellence in Accounting Education

The Ernst & Young Fund for Excellence in Accounting Education was established by Ernst & Young LLP to promote educational excellence in accounting at Pace University. The Fund provides scholarship awards of $5,000 each to outstanding students who are enrolled in the Lubin School of Business in a qualified accounting program and maintain a 3.30 GPA. Students eligible for these awards must demonstrate involvement and leadership in either co-curricular activities at Pace or service organizations in their local community or high school.
For more information: www.pace.edu/sites/pace.edu.lubin/files/WFO/files/EYScholarshipApplication.pdf

The AICPA Scholarship/Minority Accounting Major

Eligibility: A minority student who is enrolled in the final year of a five-year accounting program or an undergraduate accounting major who is presently accepted or enrolled in a master-level accounting; business administration, finance or taxation program, or who had any undergraduate major and is presently accepted in a master-level accounting program. You also need to be enrolled as a full-time graduate student (nine semester hours or equivalent), unless you are completing your final semester of study.
For more information: www.aicpa.org/members/div/career/mini/smas.htm

Urban Financial Services Coalition New York Chapter Scholarships

Eligibility: Scholarship Candidates will be selected based on ranking in the following areas: Leadership - Candidates should be able to demonstrate character and leadership skills through their involvement in community organizations and/or through their place of employment; Career Goals - Preference will be given to those candidates electing to pursue a career in business, financial services or a related industry. The candidate's curriculum should reflect the stated career goal; Essay & GPA - Candidates will be judged on written communications skills and overall grade point average. Candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Currently attending an accredited two or four-year college or university
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Financial Services related degree (i.e., finance, accounting, economics, business, management, business administration, marketing, law, technology, etc.)
  • Demonstrate leadership abilities and/or school and community involvement
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation - All applicants are required to provide a letter of reference from a teacher or school official, community representative or current/previous employer. This letter should expound on the applicant's demonstrated ability in academics, extracurricular activities, character and leadership (on letterhead, one page maximum).
  • Proof of registration for the next semester with minimum of 12-credit course load
  • Official Transcript
  • Completed Essay
  • Completed Application
For more information: www.ufscny.org