Future CPAs

Join ASCPA as a student member and discover resources, scholarships, and guidance to build your career path.

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Join ASCPA as a Student Member

Connect with peers, attend specialized events, and stay on tope of updates affecting your profession.

Local Network

Connect with fellow CPA hopefuls as well as area professionals eager to help you succeed.

Student Programming

Attend local events and activities that are designed to inspire and inform your pursuit of those three precious letters: CPA.

National Support

Stay relevant with the industry news that accounting professionals rely on, and get exclusive access to programs and discounts on products and services.

Use your college email address to join and allow up to 2 business days for membership activation.

*Dual membership with the Alabama Society of CPAs and the AICPA connects you with the two essential organizations established to support you on your journey to becoming a successful CPA....from college to the CPA exam and beyond.

Future CPA Resources

Member Benefits


Being a Student Member of the ASCPA means full-access to exclusive discounts and opportunities from our Society. We've gone a step further to get you discounts from the nation's best CPA exam programs, too!

Scholarships


The ASCPA Educational Foundation awards over $80,000 in scholarships each year to accounting students in Alabama colleges and universities. Apply by March 18, 2022.

2022 Student Connections Guide


Looking for more information about accounting organizations in Alabama? Use our annual guide to get more information about your future employer. 

Become a CPA


Use our NEW Become A CPA in Alabama guide to become a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Alabama! There are four steps to the CPA exam and five to full licensure and we outline them in detail for you!

Scholarships

The ASCPA Educational Foundation awards General, Diversity in Accounting, Financial Need and CPA Exam scholarships each year. Online applications are available January 3, 2022 through March 18, 2022. Please send any questions about scholarships and the selection process to Renee Hubbard at scholarships@alabama.cpa

General Scholarships

23 General Scholarships ($2,500 each) to support students in each accredited accounting program throughout Alabama

The successful candidate will:

  • be a member of the ASCPA
  • utilize scholarship dollars at Alabama college or university
  • have declared a major in accounting
  • have completed Financial/Intermediate Accounting I and II courses before the 2022 fall semester
  • have a "B" average in all accounting courses (3.0 on a 4.0 scale)
  • have a "B" average overall (3.0 on a 4.0 scale)
  • have at least one full year left in school (fourth or fifth year)
  • be enrolled with 6 hours per semester/12 hours per year minimum
  • be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident (green card)
  • have a strong interest in a career in Alabama public accounting
  • plan to pursue CPA licensure, but not presently be a CPA


Deadline for the 2022/23 scholarships is EOB Friday, March 18, 2022.

23 General Scholarships ($2,500 each) to support students in each accredited accounting program throughout Alabama

The successful candidate will:

  • be a member of the ASCPA
  • utilize scholarship dollars at Alabama college or university
  • have declared a major in accounting
  • have completed Financial/Intermediate Accounting I and II courses before the 2022 fall semester
  • have a "B" average in all accounting courses (3.0 on a 4.0 scale)
  • have a "B" average overall (3.0 on a 4.0 scale)
  • have at least one full year left in school (fourth or fifth year)
  • be enrolled with 6 hours per semester/12 hours per year minimum
  • be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident (green card)
  • have a strong interest in a career in Alabama public accounting
  • plan to pursue CPA licensure, but not presently be a CPA


Deadline for the 2022/23 scholarships is EOB Friday, March 18, 2022.

Diversity in Accounting Scholarships

5 Diversity in Accounting Scholarships ($2,500 each) to create a more diverse and reflective professional accounting population

The ASCPA Scholarship for Diversity in Accounting provides financial awards to outstanding minority students to encourage their pursuit of accounting as a major and their ultimate entry into the profession. A student qualifying for a diversity scholarship is defined as being of Black or African-American, Hispanic or Latino, Native American or Asian ethnic backgrounds.

The successful candidate will:

  • be a member of the ASCPA
  • utilize scholarship dollars at Alabama college or university
  • have completed Financial/Intermediate Accounting I and II courses before start of 2022 fall semester
  • have a "B" average in all accounting courses (3.0 on a 4.0 scale)
  • have a "B" average overall (3.0 on a 4.0 scale)
  • have at least one full year left in school (fourth or fifth year)
  • have declared a major in accounting
  • be enrolled with 6 hours per semester/12 hours per year minimum
  • be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident (green card)
  • have a strong interest in a career in Alabama public accounting
  • plan to pursue CPA licensure, but are not presently a CPA


Deadline for the 2022/23 scholarships is EOB Friday, March 18, 2022.

5 Diversity in Accounting Scholarships ($2,500 each) to create a more diverse and reflective professional accounting population

The ASCPA Scholarship for Diversity in Accounting provides financial awards to outstanding minority students to encourage their pursuit of accounting as a major and their ultimate entry into the profession. A student qualifying for a diversity scholarship is defined as being of Black or African-American, Hispanic or Latino, Native American or Asian ethnic backgrounds.

The successful candidate will:

  • be a member of the ASCPA
  • utilize scholarship dollars at Alabama college or university
  • have completed Financial/Intermediate Accounting I and II courses before start of 2022 fall semester
  • have a "B" average in all accounting courses (3.0 on a 4.0 scale)
  • have a "B" average overall (3.0 on a 4.0 scale)
  • have at least one full year left in school (fourth or fifth year)
  • have declared a major in accounting
  • be enrolled with 6 hours per semester/12 hours per year minimum
  • be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident (green card)
  • have a strong interest in a career in Alabama public accounting
  • plan to pursue CPA licensure, but are not presently a CPA


Deadline for the 2022/23 scholarships is EOB Friday, March 18, 2022.

Financial Need Scholarships

2 Financial Need Scholarships ($2,500 each) to provide additional financial support for students who are experiencing financial difficulty

The ASCPA Financial Need Scholarship provides financial support to students who are experiencing financial difficulty while pursuing an accounting major.

The successful candidate will:

  • be a member of the ASCPA
  • utilize scholarship dollars at Alabama college or university
  • have completed Financial/Intermediate Accounting I and II courses before the start of 2022 fall semester
  • have a "B" average in all accounting courses (3.0 on a 4.0 scale)
  • have a "B" average overall (3.0 on a 4.0 scale)
  • have at least one full year left in school (fourth or fifth year)
  • have declared a major in accounting
  • be enrolled with 6 hours per semester/12 hours per year minimum
  • be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident (green card)
  • have a strong interest in a career in Alabama public accounting
  • plan to pursue CPA licensure, but are not presently a CPA


Deadline for the 2022/23 scholarships is EOB Friday, March 18, 2022.

2 Financial Need Scholarships ($2,500 each) to provide additional financial support for students who are experiencing financial difficulty

The ASCPA Financial Need Scholarship provides financial support to students who are experiencing financial difficulty while pursuing an accounting major.

The successful candidate will:

  • be a member of the ASCPA
  • utilize scholarship dollars at Alabama college or university
  • have completed Financial/Intermediate Accounting I and II courses before the start of 2022 fall semester
  • have a "B" average in all accounting courses (3.0 on a 4.0 scale)
  • have a "B" average overall (3.0 on a 4.0 scale)
  • have at least one full year left in school (fourth or fifth year)
  • have declared a major in accounting
  • be enrolled with 6 hours per semester/12 hours per year minimum
  • be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident (green card)
  • have a strong interest in a career in Alabama public accounting
  • plan to pursue CPA licensure, but are not presently a CPA


Deadline for the 2022/23 scholarships is EOB Friday, March 18, 2022.

Exam Fee Scholarships

5 CPA Exam Fee Scholarships ($500 each) to assist students with any fees associated with taking the CPA exam

The successful candidate will:

  • be a member of the ASCPA
  • be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident (green card)
  • not have completed all four parts of the exam, but may have completed zero to three parts
  • not have any scholarship, grant, or other funding sources that would cover exam fees, and are not receiving reimbursement from an employer. Those who have received funding in the past, but no longer have current funding, may still be eligible
  • Applicants who have received their NTS (Notice to Schedule) must upload their RECIEPT for payment as a PDF attachment under the transcript section of the application.

Applicants who have not yet requested a NTS, but plan to take the CPA exam prior to December 31, 2022 should upload their CPA Exam plan to the transcript section of this application.

Scholarship funds will be disbursed once we have received proof of payment.

Deadline for the 2022/23 scholarships is EOB Friday, March 18, 2022.

5 CPA Exam Fee Scholarships ($500 each) to assist students with any fees associated with taking the CPA exam

The successful candidate will:

  • be a member of the ASCPA
  • be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident (green card)
  • not have completed all four parts of the exam, but may have completed zero to three parts
  • not have any scholarship, grant, or other funding sources that would cover exam fees, and are not receiving reimbursement from an employer. Those who have received funding in the past, but no longer have current funding, may still be eligible
  • Applicants who have received their NTS (Notice to Schedule) must upload their RECIEPT for payment as a PDF attachment under the transcript section of the application.

Applicants who have not yet requested a NTS, but plan to take the CPA exam prior to December 31, 2022 should upload their CPA Exam plan to the transcript section of this application.

Scholarship funds will be disbursed once we have received proof of payment.

Deadline for the 2022/23 scholarships is EOB Friday, March 18, 2022.

Questions?

To learn more about ASCPA's Student Membership, contact:

Zack Camerio, Director, Public Relations & Membership

zcamerio@ascpa.org
(334) 386-5763

Renee Hubbard, CPA, Manager, College Pipeline Initiatives:

rhubbard@ascpa.org
(334) 386-5754