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AICPA Fellowship for Minority Doctoral Students

The AICPA Fellowship for Minority Doctoral Students ensures that CPAs of diverse backgrounds are visible in college and university classrooms. The program's goal is to increase the number of minority CPAs who serve as role models and mentors to young people in the academic environment. The AICPA Foundation awards annual fellowships of $12,000 to full-time minority accounting scholars who demonstrate significant potential to become accounting educators.


mid May

Application Procedure:
Student applies directly

Eligible to Apply:

Undergraduate: None

Graduate: Applied or accepted to PhD program or pursuing doctoral coursework

Award Type:
Scholarship / Fellowship

Award Period:
Academic Year (Graduate)

Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:
Accounting; CPA

Additional Qualifications:
U.S. citizen or permanent resident; Minority student of Black or African American; Hispanic or Latino; or Native American ethnicity

Last Updated:
July 11, 2018

Last Updated: 9/12/17