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Along with the many general local, state, national, fraternal, ethnic, and school scholarships, there are a variety of scholarships targeted to accounting major students. While some may be school originated, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and other organizations offer scholarship money to enrolled accounting students. In addition, there are even sub-categories within the accounting-directed specialty scholarships.
There are specific scholarships for accounting majors who are women, black, Latino, CPA directed, minority, from certain state's societies of accountants (Massachusetts Society of CPAs, New Hampshire CPAs and others), American Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants and other geographic or professional associations and sources. You will find less competition for scholarships for accounting majors than you'd have with applying for the prominent general scholarship programs. This is a wonderful source of financial assistance. Some of these organizations also may have an educational loan program or can help get you a work-study arrangement at your school.