Scholarship Name:

Greater Washington Society of CPAs Scholarship

Scholarship Description:

Scholarship offered through the Greater Washington Society of CPAs to metropolitan District of Columbia area students.


Award Amount:



Number of Scholarships:

Four (4) awards

Application Required:


Official Transcript Required:


References and Letter of Recommendations Required:

At least one (1) letter of recommendation

Interview Required:


Original Essay Required:


Additional Requirements and Information:

1) Min. 3.2/4.0 GPA; 2) Must be enrolled/enrolling in an accredited college or university located within twenty-five (25) miles of the White House, specifically, one (1) of the following:

American University
Bowie State University
Catholic University
Gallaudet University
George Mason University
George Washington University
Georgetown University
Howard University
Marymount University
Trinity Washington University
University of the District of Columbia
University of Maryland

3) Qualifying college or university must offer an Accounting degree that qualifies graduates to sit for the CPA exam; 4) Must be an Accounting major; 5) Must have successfully completed at least nine (9) academic credit hours in Accounting; 6) Must be a rising undergraduate senior to be considered for undergraduate awards; 7) May be entering an Accounting-related graduate program to be considered for a graduate award; 8) Demonstrated participation in extracurricular and community service activities; 9) Resume required; 10) At least one (1) letter of recommendation must be from a faculty member at applicant’s college or university; 11) Financial need statement (if applicant wishes to be considered based upon financial need.








District of Columbia DC, Maryland MD, Virginia VA

Eligibility Requirements (Check all that apply):

Paper application, Must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident

Additional Applicant Requirements:

Must be an undergraduate rising senior or graduate student

Category (Select all that apply):

GPA, Need-based, Merit-based,  Community Service, Extracurricular Activities, School/College, Major/Field of Study

Web Site:

Point of Contact:

GWSCPA Scholarship Fund
1140 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Ste. 606
Washington, D.C. 20036
Telephone: (202) 601-0560




         March 31 (receipt date) (annually)

Note: Scholarship information is ALWAYS subject to change. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the relevant office to confirm qualification(s), requirements, deadline, and transmission mode(s) and address(es).