AICPA John L. Carey Scholarship

About this Award: 

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.


The John L. Carey Scholarship was established by members of the accounting profession to honor John Carey upon his retirement from the AICPA in 1969. During his 40-year tenure at the AICPA, Mr. Carey served as administrative vice president; executive director; and as editor and publisher of the Journal of Accountancy. Mr. Carey dedicated his entire career to serving the accounting profession and made it a priority to encourage outstanding students to become CPAs.

 

Amount: 

$5,000 per recipient for one year. Payments are sent directly to the school for credit to the account of the student. This scholarship is a non-renewable award. 

 

Number of Awards Available: 

5

 

Deadline: 

Application window: December 1, 2018 to March 1, 2019.

 

Region of Study: 

United States

 

Level of Study: 

Graduate & CPA Licensure

 

Eligibility : 

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.

 

Essay Required?: 

No

 

Application Instructions: 

The 2019-20 John L. Carey Scholarship application will be available in December 2018. The application window will close on March 1, 2019.

 

Contact email: 
Field(s) of Study: 
Accounting;