Scholarships

Vanderbilt MAcc Merit-Based Scholarships

  • All applicants are automatically considered for Vanderbilt MAcc merit-based scholarships. Selection criteria include academic and personal achievements, GPA, GMAT or GRE scores, letters of recommendation, essays and interview. 

  • The MAcc merit-based scholarship is very competitive. It typically covers partial tuition costs.

  • Please remember that almost all financial aid is distributed in equal amounts per semester—half for the fall semester and half for the spring—so plan ahead to avoid running out of money.

  • Many of the state Societies of Certified Public Accountants offer scholarships for students.  Be sure to check with your state society by searching for its website and looking under the student section of the website.

AICPA John L. Carey Scholarships Program
Liberal arts students wishing to pursue graduate accounting study can receive financial aid through the AICPA John L. Carey Scholarships Program.  Scholarships are available to all liberal arts degree holders of any regionally accredited U.S. institution who wish to pursue a CPA certificate.  Scholarships are given based on academic achievement, leadership and future career interests and are contingent upon acceptance in a graduate accounting program.  The deadline for submission is typically in early April.  For more information, please visit the AICPA's website. 


TSCPA Scholarships

The Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants is pleased to announce the availability of scholarships to students who have completed introductory courses in accounting and/or students majoring in accounting.  Students should be U.S. citizens, legal residents of Tennessee who are attending Tennessee schools.  The deadline for submission is typically in early June.  For more information, please visit the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants' website.


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  • How do I apply for scholarships? What are the selection criteria?
  • How much are scholarships worth?

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