100% tuition funding available for graduate accounting programs

There is a growing demand for diversity in the accounting profession. Together, the D'Amore-McKim School of Business and the Deloitte Foundation seek to champion diverse talent and provide underrepresented groups with the financial support to start a rewarding career in this field.

If you have a demonstrated knowledge and appreciation for the challenges faced by members of demographic groups underrepresented in the field of public accountancy and an interest in pursuing a career in the field, apply today for a full scholarship to D'Amore-McKim's MS in Accounting or MS in Accounting/MBA programs.

A limited number of fellowships will be awarded to top applicants.

Scholarship criteria

  • Currently enrolled in a Historically Black College University (HBCU), Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), or other accredited College, or University in the United States.
  • Pursuing an undergraduate baccalaureate degree in accounting from an accredited program (Note: Undergraduate finance or other business majors would also be eligible if they are able to complete the master's of accounting program by August 2024).*
  • Strong academic track record; minimum of 3.0 GPA (on 4.0 scale).
  • Must be a US citizen or permanent resident.
  • Must meet the standards for admission into a Deloitte Foundation selected AACSB accredited college/university master's program in accounting, master's of tax program or master's of accounting program with concentration in audit, advisory or tax.
  • Have an interest in pursuing a career in public accounting and obtaining their CPA, but not presently a CPA.
  • Selected participants must matriculate to the University's master's of accounting program (which includes master of accounting programs, master's of tax programs and master's of accounting programs with audit, advisory or tax concentrations) for the duration of the period May 2023 through August 2024 and complete such program by August 2024.
  • In the spirit of supporting a diverse student population, applicants shall demonstrate a knowledge and appreciation for the challenges faced by members of demographic groups underrepresented in the field of public accountancy. In evaluating each student's application, the University shall consider a student's personal statement, academic work, campus activities, and community service related to diversity, equity, and inclusion issues relevant to the field of public accountancy. The University shall consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, or other status prohibited or disfavored by law.

*MS in Accounting/MBA applicants must be pursuing or have recently completed an undergraduate bachelor's degree in any subject other than accounting at an accredited institution and have demonstrated an aptitude for quantitative analysis and rigorous coursework

Application instructions

Candidates interested in the Deloitte Foundation Accounting Scholars Program who meet the recipient eligibility criteria above will apply directly to the Summer 2023 MS in Accounting or MS in Accounting/MBA program. Once admitted to your program, eligible candidates will be evaluated for the scholars program in consultation with the Deloitte Foundation.

Selected participants must matriculate to the University's full-time MS in Accounting/MBA or MS in Accounting beginning Summer 2023 and complete the program no later than August 2024.

Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to apply in round 1 by November 15, 2022, for best consideration. Visit our deadlines and decisions page for up-to-date information on our upcoming application deadlines.

The D'Amore-McKim Difference

98%

job placement rate over the last five years

100%

corporate residency placement for MS in Accounting/MBA

150

credit compliance

The integration of academic thinking with authentic, experience-powered learning is fast becoming the proven method for developing the skills needed to meet today's business world demands. No one has greater experience evolving and applying this approach than the D'Amore-McKim School of Business. It's an approach that allows you to expand your knowledge base beyond the classroom.

You'll learn from a faculty of PhDs and CPAs, including former partners in national and regional firms. They'll guide you through project-based learning, creating a powerful fusion of experience and skills.

As you progress through your program, your dedicated career advisor will support you with tools and networking opportunities. Our career team is 100% focused on your success and committed to providing you with valuable resources. (That's probably why we have a 98% job placement rate. It's something we're really proud of.)

Master's in Accounting: As an undergraduate accounting major, our accelerated program prepares you to become CPA-ready in just two semesters. Over the course of seven months, your coursework will give you the opportunity to specialize your studies in either audit or tax while also integrating analytics into the curriculum.

Master's in Accounting/MBA: Designed for those without an accounting background, you'll earn a combined degree in accounting and business, including a concentration in analytics that will prepare you for the rise of big data. You'll also gain valuable industry experience while you enhance your professional network through your paid corporate residency at a leading accounting firm. All of this in just 15 months.

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