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Funding Your College Education: Business


Name Amount Information Due Date
ACFE Ritchie-Jennings Award $1000-10,000

Through the Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship, the ACFE Foundation supports the education of students who have an interest in pursuing a career in fraud examination. The scholarship provides an opportunity for students to advance their education and anti-fraud career paths. Open to undergraduates.
AfterCollege Business $500

Open to currently enrolled students working toward a degree (AA,AS, BA,BS, MS, PhD) in a field of business. Business may include (but is not limited to): Accounting, Advertising, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Human Resources, International Relations, Management, Political Science, Public Relations, etc. Minimum 3.0 GPA.
Deadlines in March, June, September, and December
AICPA John L. Carey $5000

The John L. Carey Scholarship provides financial assistance to liberal arts and non-business degree holders who are pursuing both graduate studies in accounting and the CPA licensure. This award is funded by the AICPA Foundation and is intended to encourage students with little or no previous accounting education to consider professional accounting careers.
AICPA Minority Accounting Up to $5000 per year

The AICPA Minority Scholarship awards outstanding minority students to encourage their selection of accounting as a major and their ultimate entry into the profession. Open to undergraduate and graduate accounting students.
GFOA Jeffrey L. Esser Career Development Scholarship $5,000 to $15,000; one to three awards per year

Jeffrey L. Esser Career Development Scholarship is meant to advance the public finance careers of individuals employed at least three years by one or more state or local governments. Open to part-time undergraduates. Employment Requirement: Employed at least three years by one or more state or local governments

Applications open in Fall 2021
GFOA Goldberg-Miller Public Finance Scholarship One $20,000 award

In 1985, the GFOA's executive board voted to create the Daniel B. Goldberg Scholarship to recognize outstanding performances by graduate program students preparing for a career in state and local government finance. Open to full-time graduate students.

Applications open in Fall 2021
GFOA Frank L. Greathouse Two $10,000 awards

The Frank L. Greathouse Government Accounting Scholarship is available for award to two undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in full-time study preparing for a career in accounting or state and local government finance.

Applications open in Fall 2021
IMA $1000-7500

Multiple scholarship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students planning to pursue a career in management accounting, financial management, or information technology. Applicants must be members of IMA.

Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships $2000-8000

The program operates at the Zonta club, district/region and international levels. Zonta annually awards up to 32 scholarships of US$2,000 each at the district/region level and six international scholarships in the amount of US$8,000 each. The Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships are awarded annually and may be used for tuition, books or living expenses at any university, college or institution offering accredited business courses and degrees.

Mas Family Scholarships Varies

In 1996, the Mas family established a scholarship whose purpose is to advance the education of talented young Cuban and Cuban American men and women, furthering their commitment to promoting the benefits and opportunities that can be garnered through hard work in a free society. Open to undergraduates studying business, engineering, international relations, economics, communications, or journalism.
JP Morgan Launching Leaders Up to $15,000

The Launching Leaders undergraduate program offers students who self-identify as Black, Hispanic and Native American a valuable introduction to a successful career in financial services, along with an award and internship opportunities. Check website for open programs.

Lagrant Foundation $2500-3750

The LAGRANT Foundation (TLF) will award 50 scholarships in 2021 in celebration of its 23rd anniversary. Of the 50 scholarships, (30) ethnic minority undergraduate students will receive scholarships of $2,500 each and (20) graduate students will receive scholarships of $3,750 each. Students must be attending four-year accredited institutions in the U.S. and majoring in the fields of advertising, marketing or public relations.
NABA $1500-3,000

The National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. (NABA) provides scholarship funds to deserving undergraduate or graduate students of African American descent preparing to enter business professions.
NSA Scholarship Fund $500-2200

The NSA Scholarship Foundation works to build career paths into and within the accounting profession. With its scholarship awards, the Foundation assists dedicated undergraduate students who are committed to a career in accounting by providing financial assistance to support their education.
NYSSCPA $1250-2,500

The purpose of the Excellence in Accounting Scholarship of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) and its Foundation for Accounting Education (FAE) is to provide financial assistance to encourage and aid deserving candidates to enter the accounting profession. Accordingly, scholarship awards will be based heavily on financial need. Applicants must be residents of New York State and enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate accounting program in New York State.
PMI $1,000-7500

PMI offers numerous scholarships for students pursuing the field of project management or any field with any relation to project management. Opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students.
Surety Industry Up to $5000

The Surety and Fidelity Industry Scholarship Program for Minority Students provides awards of up to $5000 to outstanding undergraduate minority students to support their studies in the areas of insurance/risk management, accounting, or business/finance and to encourage their consideration of the surety and fidelity industry and surety/fidelity underwriting as a career choice.
The Actuarial Foundation $1000-9000

The Actuarial Diversity Scholarship promotes diversity within the profession through an annual scholarship program for Black/African American, Hispanic, Native North American and Pacific Islander undergraduate students pursing an actuarial career.
David E. Ballard Scholarship $10,000

This scholarship supports youth who have experienced homelessness or/has been part of the foster care system pursuing a career in live entertainment. Fields of study may include but are not limited to live event operations, production, music engineering, music business management, customer service, or hospitality.

Live Nation Scholarship $10,000

This scholarship is open to students interested in concert promotion and venue operation, sponsorship and advertising, ticketing, e-commerce, and artistic management.

Tiffany Green Operator Scholarship $10,000

This scholarship supports women pursuing careers in live event operations, production and music engineering related to fields of study.