Master of AccountingScholarships

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

Fall Admissions Only

Scholarship Amount: $3,000

This scholarship was designed to reward individuals admitted to the on-campus MACC programs who have shown exemplary academic achievement.

To be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Individuals must have been recently admitted into the Master of Accounting program (MACC) and not enrolled in classes.
  • Neither current or previous MACC students are eligible for this scholarship.

Must meet the following requirements:

  • Accounting undergraduate degree from an AACSB accredited school, and
  • Have a cumulative undergraduate GPA greater than 3.699 (no exceptions)

Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee scholarship.

Download the MACC High Achiever Student Scholarship Application Form.

MACC High Achiever Student Scholarship Application Deadlines

  • Fall 2022 Admissions – June 1st 2022

If you have any questions regarding this scholarship, please contact Cynthia Teijeiro (MACC Program Manager) at

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

Download the MACC CPA Exam Scholarship Application Form.

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

MACC CPA Exam Scholarship Application Deadlines

  • Fall 2021 Admissions: July 15th 2022
  • Spring 2022 Admissions: November 15th 2022

If you have any questions regarding these scholarships, please contact Cynthia Teijeiro (MACC Program Manager) at

All scholarships are subject to change, are competitively merit-based and subject to availability.

Additional 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.

American Indian Graduate Center
To be considered for an AIGC fellowship the applicant must be: pursuing a post baccalaureate graduate or professional degree as a full time student at an accredited institution in the U.S., able to demonstrate financial need, and an enrolled member of a federally recognized American Indian tribe or Alaska Native group, or provide documentation of descent (possess one-fourth degree federally-recognized Indian blood).

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 Univeristy 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

  • Educational Loans for German Students – a resource on student loans for German students
  • Instituto Ling – a resource for scholarships available to Brazilian students.
  • Fundacao Estudar – a resource for scholarships available to Brazilian students.
  • La Caixa – a resource for scholarships available to Spanish students.
  • Becas M.O.B. – a resource for scholarships available to Mexican students.
  • COMEXUS – a resource for scholarships available to Mexican students.

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