Who Can Apply: Native Forward Scholars Fund, in partnership with the Johnson Scholarship Foundation, provides financial assistance to American Indians and Alaska Natives to assist with the costs associated with taking the CPA examination sections. Students and professionals seeking CPA licensure are encouraged to apply.
Eligible applicants may receive assistance no more than one time for each section of the CPA examination, and recipients will only be awarded for one section of the exam at a time. Native Forward will provide assistance for application fees, registration fees, and exam fees. This award covers fees incurred to register for the exam and other exam-related expenses. Costs of preparatory courses may be considered depending on funding availability.
To be considered for CPA Examination funding the applicant must meet the following
- Be a member of a federally recognized Tribe
- Meet all CPA examination requirements
- Submit test results for each funded section to Native Forward as soon as the results are received
- Exam assistance is limited to no more than one time for each section
Deadline: June 1, 2023