Scholarship Opportunities

School of Professional Accounting Scholarships

Requirements & Guidelines:

  • Awarded to a full-time or part-time student enrolled in at least two accounting classes or eight credits within the School of Professional Accounting, with a declared major in professional accounting who is pursuing, or plans to pursue, a master’s of professional accounting.
  • Active involvement in on-campus or off-campus activities that benefit the community;
  • Active participation in student organizations related to the accounting profession, such as Beta Alpha Psi;
  • Being a mentor or tutor of their peers;
  • Demonstrated financial need; or
  • Employed part-time for a minimum of 20 hours per week while pursuing their degree

Requirements & Guidelines:

  • Student must have junior or senior standing
  • Student must have a declared major in Professional Accounting

Requirements & Guidelines:

  • Student must be a Professional Accounting major
  • Student must have junior, senior, or graduate level standing
  • Student must demonstrate academic excellence

Requirements & Guidelines:

  • Students must demonstrate Academic Achievement and contribution to the School of Professional Accounting through participation in Beta Alpha Psi and other departmental events.

Requirements & Guidelines:

  • Awarded to a female junior or senior student
  • Student must demonstrate academic excellence
  • Student must demonstrate financial need
  • Student must have career aspirations with a focus in public accounting

Requirements & Guidelines:

  • Student must be a professional accounting major
  • Student must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher

Requirements & Guidelines:

  • Student must have a GPA of 3.2 or higher
  • Student must be a professional accounting major
  • Student must have junior or senior standing

Requirements & Guidelines:

  • Student must demonstrate commendable academic achievement, community service, leadership, and management experience

Requirements & Guidelines:

  • Student must be a junior or senior business major
  • Student must demonstrate academic excellence and financial need
  • Preference given to accounting students and non-traditional students

Requirements & Guidelines:

  • Student must have junior or senior standing majoring in Management Information Systems
  • Student must demonstrate academic excellence

Requirements & Guidelines:

  • Student must have junior or senior standing majoring in accounting with at least one EWU accounting class completed prior to application
  • Student must demonstrate academic achievement, commitment to public service, and a recognizable probability of a successful career in accounting.

Requirements &Guidelines:

  • Student must be from WA, ID, OR, or MT
  • Student must be pursuing either a(n):
    • graduate degree in Finance or Accounting
    • undergraduate degree in accounting and/or pursuing an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering & Technology (degree fields include Applied Technology, Construction Management, Manufacturing Technology DFM option, Manufacturing Technology Process option, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology).

Requirements & Guidelines:

  • Student must have junior or senior standing, majoring in professional accounting or finance
  • Student must demonstrate academic excellence and financial need

Requirements & Guidelines:

  • Student must have junior or senior standing with a declared major in professional accounting or finance
  • Student must demonstrate academic excellence

Requirements & Guidelines:

  • Student must be a full-time student and a single parent in good academic standing
  • Preference given to students with a declared major in Management Information Systems, Data Analytics, Business Analytics, or Accounting

There are many scholarships available to students who are enrolled in the professional accounting program. Applications for 2023-2024 academic year open November 1st, 2022.  To apply for these scholarships, submit the General Scholarship Application by Feb. 1, 2023.

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External Scholarships

The CMA Scholarship is available each academic year for up to 10 students. It covers up to three years of IMA membership, the CMA program entrance fee, and two exam sitting fees—all a value of about $1,000! Also, recipients of the scholarship will receive access to Wiley’s CMA exam question bank to assist with their CMA exam preparation. Students must be nominated by faculty to be considered for this award.

For more information and access to the nomination form, visit the Institute of Management Accountants.

The Clark Nuber scholarship program is now accepting applications for nonrenewable tuition scholarships. Accounting students who will have completed their sophomore year at an accredited four‐year institution in or near Washington State are eligible to apply. All applicants must be eligible to work without sponsorship after graduation. Preference will be given to residents of Washington State. Scholarship recipients will automatically receive an on‐campus interview provided they submit a complete application packet prior to the on‐campus interview deadline.

Scholarship Requirements

Students in an undergraduate program who are interested in working in the banking industry after graduation may apply for an RMA Foundation scholarship. The RMA Foundation offers scholarships to students in an undergraduate program who are interested in working in the banking industry after graduation.

Scholarship Requirements

The Washington CPA Foundation awarded over $500,000 in scholarships to accounting students attending an accredited college or university in the state of Washington for the 2020-2021 school year.

Scholarship Requirements