Who Can Apply: Illinois CPA Society Freshman Scholarships recognize high school seniors going to college in Illinois in the fall who demonstrate strong academic performance, leadership qualities, financial need, and an interest in majoring in accounting. This scholarship aims to increase awareness of the accounting profession among racial/ethnic minority students and prepare them for success.
- High school senior going to college in Illinois during the 2021-22 academic year
- Racial/ethnic minority currently underrepresented in the accounting profession (e.g. African American, Hispanic/Latino, etc.)
- Interested in majoring in accounting (completion of a high school accounting course is preferred)
- Have a high school GPA of at least 3.0/4.0 or equivalent
Deadline: May 1, 2021