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2014 RESULTS - $275,000 IN AWARDS


141 Applications


90 Interviews


50 Awards

Established in the 1960s, the New Jersey Society of CPAs (NJCPA) Scholarship Fund has grown to become the largest professional scholarship program in New Jersey. When the program was launched, the NJCPA awarded $25 bonds to high-scoring students who sat for the CPA Exam.

The mission of the NJCPA Scholarship Fund is to attract the best and the brightest of New Jersey students into the accounting profession; to encourage students from diverse fields to pursue an advanced education in accountancy; and to increase awareness about the opportunities provided by a CPA career path.

Over the course of its existence, the fund has supported more than 1,400 New Jersey students totaling more than $3.1 million in awards. The fund has helped to increase the number of both minorities and women who enter the profession, and many students have been first-generation college students, the first to attend college in their families.

High School Seniors

The NJCPA awards scholarships to high school seniors who plan to major in accounting based on their academic standing, standardized test scores and an essay. These $7,000 scholarships are presented over four years.
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College Juniors and Seniors

The NJCPA awards scholarships to New Jersey college juniors majoring in accounting who are entering their senior year and seniors who are entering an accounting-related graduate program, based on recommendations, transcripts and an interview. Scholarships are awarded in the amount of $6,000. 
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Minority College Students

The Minority Scholarship Programs are supported by the NJCPA in conjunction with the Northern New Jersey Chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. These programs are open to college students at the sophomore, junior and senior levels.

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