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Attn Illinois University Students: Check Out These Scholarships

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Want some help with school? You’re in the right place. Everyone here is a walking billboard for why you should stay in school really, let that be some motivation.

Fresh press release for you straight from the source:

Aiming to aid accounting students and increase the pipeline of future certified public accountants (CPAs), the Illinois CPA Society and its charitable partner, the CPA Endowment Fund of Illinois, are now accepting scholarship applications. More than 40 scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $4,000 each will be awarded to accounting students attending Illinois-based colleges and universities for the 2024-2025 academic year.

These scholarships are intended to provide essential financial assistance to qualifying accounting students while also rewarding them for their academic successes so far. Eligible applicants will be upperclassmen accounting students enrolled at Illinois colleges or universities who demonstrate financial need, academic achievement, and leadership qualities.

You only need to fill out one application to be considered for all scholarships and you have until April 1, 2024 to do it.

The scholarships available are:

  • Illinois CPA Society Accounting Scholarships for seniors or graduate students.
  • Herman J. Neal Accounting Scholarships for Black/African American juniors, seniors, or graduate students.
  • James A. Sikich Visionary Scholarships for seniors or graduate students.
  • Women’s Executive Committee Advancing Women in Accounting Scholarships for female seniors or graduate students.

For more info, go here.

One thought on “Attn Illinois University Students: Check Out These Scholarships

  1. Demonstrated “leadership qualities”? What about just the qualities required of a good accountant? Or has “leadership” infected everything today? With all of this “leading,” who will be left to do the actual work?

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