College Scholarships

Through member donations and memorial funds, the WICPA Educational Foundation supports a college scholarship program that awards several $2,500 scholarships. Scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement, volunteering activities, a personal statement and letters of recommendation.

To be eligible, an applicant must:

  • Be a resident of Wisconsin and a U.S. citizen.
  • Have full-time student status with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher at a¬†college or university that has an accounting program that qualifies to sit for the CPA Exam.
  • Have completed the first financial accounting course within the accounting major (beyond the courses required for all business majors) with an A or B grade.
  • Have completed at least 90 credit hours of a degree program that qualifies to sit for the CPA Exam but not yet completed the 150-hour requirement.
  • Be working towards completing the 150-hour requirement and plan to apply for a Wisconsin CPA license.

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Recipients will be announced and notified in April, with scholarships distributed by September.

For more information about each scholarship and answers to frequently asked questions, please review the College Scholarship FAQs or contact Tammy Hofstede.