The School of Accounting offers the following scholarships to entering students:

All scholarships are subject to change, are competitively merit-based and subject to availability.
  • FIU School of Accounting MACC CPA Exam Scholarship

    Scholarship Amount: $4,000

    This scholarship was designed to reward students that successfully pass all four parts of the CPA exam while completing the Master of Accounting program (MACC) at FIU.

    To be eligible for the scholarship:

    • Students must hold (a) an undergraduate degree in Accounting from an AACSB Accredited institution, or (b) completed FIU's prerequisite Master of Accounting (MAcc) coursework.

    Must meet the following requirement:

    • Successful completion of at least the final section of the examination must occur with the same calendar year in which the student graduates from the Master of Accounting (MAcc) program

    FIU applies the scholarship awards during students' final term/s within the program.

    MACC CPA Exam Scholarship Application Deadlines

    • Fall 2023 Admissions: July 15th 2024
    • Spring 2024 Admissions: November 30th 2024
  • KPMG MADA Scholarship

    Scholarship Amount: $7,500 (Fall 2024 admissions)

    To be eligible for this award:

    • Recipients must be recently admitted (Fall 2022 and thereafter) to the Master of Accounting program at FIU (No previous MACC students are eligible for this scholarship).
    • Recipients must have earned an accounting undergraduate degree (from an accredited college or university) with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
    • Recipients must plan to complete all educational requirements to be Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license eligible upon completion of the MACC program. 
    • Recipients must not be committed to work full-time for a company (excluding KPMG). 
    • Recipients must not require a work sponsorship now or at any point in the future.

    Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee scholarship.

    KPMG MADA Scholarship Application Deadlines

    • Fall 2024 Admissions - July 1st 2024
  • Additional Accounting Scholarships

Scholarships & Funding Resources

There are a number of scholarship opportunities provided through the generosity of both individuals and corporations. Most scholarships are awarded in the summer for the following academic year.

Scholarship award will vary in amount, depending on the scholarship, the qualifications of the recipient, and the number of qualified applicants. To be eligible to apply for scholarships, applicants must be seeking a degree in a program offered within the college.

  • American Indian Services Scholarship

    Up to $2,000 - February 1st, May 1st, August 1st, November 1st

    Four scholarships per year are awarded to degree-seeking students who are at least one-quarter enrolled member of a Native American tribe recognized by the federal government. Applicants may be studying on a part- or full-time basis.

    Graduate Scholarships

    Up to $2,000 - April 4th

    This scholarship is made available to full- and part-time graduate students who are enrolled in a tribe or have at least one parent who is. Learners must have at least a 2.5 GPA and online courses are not accepted.

  • U.S. Citizens and U.S. Permanent Residents

    Funding for Minority Students

    Prospanica Scholarship - Prospanica Foundation’s Scholarships are designed for undergraduate and graduate students who want to achieve their full educational potential and make meaningful contributions to society. We’re looking for entrepreneurial thinkers who know that true accomplishment is much more than individual success, it uplifts the entire Hispanic community.

    The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute - This premier scholarship opportunity is afforded to Latino students who have a history of performing public service-oriented activities in their communities and who plan to continue contributing in the future. Students with excellent leadership potential are encouraged to apply.

    Hispanic Scholarship Fund - The Hispanic Scholarship Fund collaborates with foundations, institutions and other partners in the non-profit sector at every level in order to advance our urgent mission of reversing the pattern of Latino under-education.

    Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship - The Government Finance Officers Association offers a Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship of $5,000, awarded to outstanding U.S. and Canadian minority students preparing for careers in state and local government finance.

    Funding for Female Students

    American Association of University Women - AAUW awards fellowships to underrepresented minority women who intend to pursue a full-time course of study in an MBA program. Award amounts range from $5,000 to $12,000.

    Funding for Veterans

    Post-9/11 GI Bill - The new Post 9/11 GI Bill provides education benefits for service members who have served on active duty for 90 or more days since Sept. 10, 2001. These benefits are tiered based on the number of days served on active duty, creating a benefit package that gives current and previously activated National Guard and Reserve members the same benefits as active duty service members.

    Montgomery G.I. Bill - The Montgomery G.I. Bill is intended for veterans who entered the service after July 1, 1985, served two years of continuous active duty, accepted a $100-a-month reduction in their military pay for the first twelve months of service, and received an honorable discharge.

    Funding for LGBT Students

    Point Foundation - Point Foundation provides financial support, mentoring, leadership training and hope to meritorious students who are marginalized due to sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

    International Students Resources

    Institute of International Education (IIE) - IIE, which seeks to foster educational exchange, has great resources for exchange students.

    International Education Financial Aid (IEFA) - IEFA is the premier resource for financial aid, college scholarship, and grant information for US and international students wishing to study abroad. At this site, you will find the most comprehensive college scholarship search and grant listings plus international student loan programs and other information to promote study abroad.

    International Research and Exchanges Board - IREX administers various fellowships for non-degree studies as well as one- and two-year graduate degree studies in the US for foreign nationals within 11 areas of study. Their international student loan program is designed to increase the opportunities for international students who wish to study at approved colleges and universities.

    International Student Resources – Country Specific