Accounting Scholarships

Accounting Advisory Council Scholarship
A scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior majoring in accounting with at least a 3.0 GPA overall who is enrolled in or has completed AC 300.

Alabama Society of CPA’s Educational Foundation Scholarship
A scholarship, valued at $1,500, is awarded to full-time accounting major in the School of Business.  The recipient must have completed AC 310, have a 3.0/4.0 GPA overall and in all accounting courses completed, and have at least one full year left in school (4th or 5th year).  For further information, contact the School of Business at (205) 934-8813.

American Society of Women Accountants
A scholarship, valued at $1,000 is awarded to a senior in accounting with at least a 3.0 GPA overall and in accounting. The recipient must have completed 60 hours of coursework and have completed AC 300. Need is considered. ASWA application, two letters of recommendation, transcripts, and a short essay are required. Deadline varies. Contact Dr. Nell Adkins in the fall semester.

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Scholarship
A scholarship is awarded to a currently enrolled or admitted student who is interested in forensic accounting with a minimum 2.5 overall.

Barfield, Murphy, Shank and Smith Scholarship
A scholarship, valued at $1,000 is awarded to a junior or senior majoring in accounting with a minimum 3.0 GPA who is enrolled in or has completed AC 300.

Becker/Convisor CPA Review Scholarship
Becker CPA Review Course is awarded to a graduating senior planning a career in public accounting. GPA is important. The Accounting Scholarship Committee must receive a letter of interest by February 1. The number of awards is variable.

Bernard S. Steiner, Jr. Endowed Memorial Scholarship
Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA in any coursework completed, attend full time, be a junior or senior and demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to students majoring in accounting who have completed AC 300, although the scholarship may be awarded to finance, economics and information systems majors also.

Birmingham Chapter of the Alabama Society of CPAs Scholarship
A scholarship, valued at $2,000 is awarded to a full-time accounting majors entering his/her senior year. Recipients must have earned and maintain a 3.0 GPA in all coursework, and have completed AC 300.

Birmingham Chapter of the IMA Scholarship
Two scholarships, valued at $2,500 each, are awarded an undergraduate accounting major or a Master of Accounting student.  They should intend to pursue a career in managerial accounting or financial management and show an interest in attaining the CMA or CFM designation. Recipients must have completed Accounting 300 and maintain an overall 3.0 in accounting coursework and overall.

David E. Mackle, Sr. Endowed Memorial Scholarship
A scholarship awarded to an entering freshman or currently enrolled student majoring in accounting, who demonstrates solid academic
promise or achievement.

Dean's NABA Scholarship
A scholarship of a variable amount is awarded to an accounting major who is a member of NABA.

Debra Linton Scholarship
A scholarship, valued at $2500, is awarded to an entering freshman, currently enrolled or transfer student majoring in accounting with a 3.0 overall.

Donaldson, Holman & West Scholarship
Scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior currently enrolled in, or admitted to, the UAB Accounting Program.  The recipient should demonstrate solid academic promise or achievement and have earned at least an overall 3.5 grade point average.

Earle Baker Memorial Scholarship
One scholarship, valued at $1500, is awarded to a full time student majoring in accounting and entering his/her senior year. Recipient must have earned and maintain 3.0 GPA in all coursework and preferably completed AC 300.

Edmonds Scholarship
A scholarship awarded to a currently enrolled accounting or information systems major who shows financial need, academic promise and is active in school or community activities. A 3.0 GPA overall is preferred.

Education Foundation of the Alabama Society of CPAs
A scholarship is awarded to a full time junior who has completed AC 300 with a B or better, and has a minimum 3.0 accounting and overall GPA.

El Paso Corporation Accounting Scholarship
Scholarship awarded to a minority accounting undergraduate, graduate or equivalent student. Recipient must have and maintain a 3.0 GPA and have a year of course work remaining.

Ernst & Young/John L. Rhoads Scholarship in Accounting
Two scholarships will be awarded to either undergraduate accounting majors entering their senior year or accounting equivalent majors. The recipients must have a minimum 3.25 accounting GPA and minimum 3.0 overall GPA. Must be involved in professional and other activities, have an interest in public accounting, and have preferably completed AC 300 and AC 310 if an accounting equivalent.

Ernst & Young Recruiting Scholarship in Accounting
Applicants must be high school seniors or junior college transfers who plan to attend UAB and pursue a degree in accounting. Applicants should demonstrate academic excellence.

Horton, Lee, Burnet, Peacock, Cleveland and Grainger Scholarship
A scholarship, valued at $1000 is awarded to a junior, senior or graduate majoring in accounting with a 3.0 overall GPA.

Institute of Internal Auditors, Debbie Tanju/UAB Scholarship
A scholarship awarded to a student majoring in accounting with an interest in internal auditing. A good GPA is important.

Institute of Management Accountants Scholarship-South Birmingham Chapter
A scholarship valued at $1000 is awarded to a student majoring in accounting with an interest in managerial accounting or financial management. A minimum 3.0 is required.

Joe & Louise Robertson Scholarship
A scholarship, valued at $2000, is awarded to a senior or graduate accounting student with a minimum 3.0 GPA overall.

L. Paul Kassouf & Co. Endowed Scholarship
Two scholarships with variable values are awarded to rising seniors in accounting. Recipients must earn a minimum of 27 semester hours in the academic year, have completed AC 300 and have demonstrated professional awareness and involvement. Recipients must have a minimum overall and accounting 3.0 GPA. Need is considered if there are equally deserving students.

L. Paul Kassouf Forensic Accounting Scholarship

A scholarship of variable value is awarded to a junior or senior accounting major in the School of Business with an interest in forensic accounting. Recipient must have a minimum 3.0/4.0 GPA.  Need is considered if there are equally deserving students.

Katherine L. McCarl Maisel Memorial Scholarship

A scholarship will be awarded to a senior student majoring in Accounting or Information Systems (with an interest in auditing or computer auditing). Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA in any completed coursework, demonstrate strong leadership skills and human management skills. It is preferred that the Accounting majors have completed AC 300. Applicants must be courageous and positive in their attitude toward life.

Keith Bryant Scholarship
Scholarship is awarded to an entering freshman or currently enrolled student or M.Ac. student who demonstrates solid academic promise or achievement.

KPMG Scholarship
A scholarship, valued at $1,000 is awarded to a junior or senior majoring in accounting with a 3.0 overall.

NABA/Murat Tanju Scholarship
A scholarship, valued at $1,000, is awarded to an accounting major who is a member of NABA.

NABA President’s Scholarship
A scholarship, valued at $500, is awarded to the NABA President.

Ollie S. Powers Endowed Scholarship in Accounting
A scholarship of a variable amount is awarded to an entering freshman or currently enrolled student or MAC student with an accounting major in the School of Business who demonstrates solid academic promise or achievement.

Pearce, Bevill, Leesburg & Moore Scholarship
A scholarship, valued at $2,000, is awarded to either an undergraduate accounting major entering his/her senior year, an accounting equivalent major, or a Master of Accounting student.  Recipient must have a minimum 3.25/4.0 accounting GPA, have completed AC 310, and be actively involved in at least one professional organization.  Need is considered if there are equally deserving students.

Pearce, Bevill, Leesburg & Moore/AL Society of CPA’s Minority Scholarship
A scholarship, valued at $1,500, is awarded to a minority accounting major in the School of Business.  The recipient must be a full-time student, must have completed AC 310, have a 3.0/4.0 GPA overall and in all accounting courses completed, and have at least one full year left in school (4th or 5th year).

PricewaterhouseCoopers Scholarship/Jimmy Bent Memorial Scholarship
A scholarship of variable value is awarded to a currently enrolled student with an accounting major or a Master of Accounting student. Recipient must have and maintain a 3.0/4.0 GPA and preferably have completed AC 300.

PricewaterhouseCoopers Recruiting Scholarship
A scholarship, valued at $2,000, is awarded to an entering freshman who has demonstrated academic excellence with a GPA of at least a 3.0/4.0 and will pursue a degree in accounting.

Protective Life Corporation/NABA Scholarship
A scholarship, valued at $1,500, is awarded annually to an undergraduate accounting major at any level in the School of Business with a minimum 3.0/4.0 GPA in his/her accounting coursework.  The recipient must have completed at least one semester at UAB prior to receiving the scholarship and be an active member and heavily involved in the UAB student chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants.  The recipient will be eligible to intern at Protective Life Corporation based on availability of an opportunity and the company interview process.

Roberta M. and John L. Rhoads Accounting Scholarship
Scholarships of variable value are awarded to rising seniors majoring in accounting.  Recipients must have at least a 3.25/4.0 accounting GPA and a minimum 3.0/4.0 overall GPA.  Financial need, extracurricular, civic and professional activities will be considered.  The recipient must have completed AC 310.

Tommie G. Cummings Endowed Scholarship in Accounting

A scholarship of variable value is awarded to an entering freshman or currently enrolled student or MAC student who demonstrates solid academic performance or achievement.

UAB Accounting Alumni Scholarship
Scholarships of variable value are awarded to accounting undergraduate students, equivalent majors, and Master of Accounting students.  Recipients are expected to have and maintain a 3.0/4.0 GPA.

Warren, Averett, Kimbrough & Marino Scholarship
A scholarship, valued at $1,500, is awarded annually to a senior accounting major or Master of Accounting student in the School of Business with a minimum 3.0/4.0 GPA.