PCPS George Willie Ethnically Diverse Student Scholarship & Internship

Program Overview

AICPA|PCPS will award up to $10K per awarded recipient for the final year of tuition towards an accounting degree. Funds are paid directly to the school prior to each semester. Selected applicants will also participate in a busy season internship (Jan-April 2023) with one of the following cosponsoring firms:

Amount: Up to $10,000

Number of Recipients: 10
Sponsor: By AICPA’s Private Companies Practice Section (PCPS)

Open Date: Feb 07, 2022
Close Date: Apr 30, 2022
Close Time: 3 p.m. EST


Eligible applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Plan to pursue the CPA credential
  • Minority student of Black or African American; Hispanic or Latino; Native American  or Alaska Native; Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander; Multiethnic or Asian American
  • Enrolled on a full-time basis and plan to remain enrolled full-time for the upcoming academic year
  • Completed at least 120 hours of course work and have 30 hours or fewer of upper-level accounting courses remaining prior to the upcoming academic year (working toward completing the 150-hour credit requirement for CPA licensure)
  • Availability for an internship during the 2023 busy season (January – April)
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident (green card holder)
  • Be an AICPA Student Affiliate member (or have submitted a new member application). Apply online at no cost: ThisWayToCPA.com/join-AICPA

Questions/Contact Info:

PCPS Scholarship Manager – diversity@aicpa.org.

Learn more and apply here.

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director/Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center