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 racially and ethnically diverse students with the financial support to explore the possibilities of a career in this field.

If you have a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and an interest in pursuing a career in the accounting field, apply today for a full scholarship to D'Amore-McKim's MS in Accounting or MS in Accounting/MBA programs.

What is the Deloitte Foundation Accounting Scholars Program?

To support a racially and ethnically diverse student population and help strengthen the pipeline of diverse CPA talent, D'Amore-McKim School of Business and the Deloitte Foundation Accounting Scholars Program (DFASP) will cover 100% of tuition for selected students interested in pursuing a fifth-year master's degree in accounting, master's of tax or master's of accounting with a concentration in audit, advisory, or tax.

Who is eligible?

  • Currently enrolled in a Historically Black College University (HBCU), Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), or other accredited College or University in the United States.
  • Pursuing or have recently completed an undergraduate bachelor's degree at an accredited institution.
  • Strong academic track record; minimum of 3.0 GPA (on 4.0 scale).
  • Must be a US citizen or permanent resident.
  • Have an interest in pursuing a career in public accounting and obtaining their CPA, but not presently a CPA.
  • Must matriculate to D'Amore-McKim MS in Accounting or MS in Accounting/MBA in late May 2023 and complete the program no later than 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.

How does one apply for the Accounting Scholars Program?

Interested candidates can apply directly to the Summer 2023 MS in Accounting or MS in Accounting/MBA program to be evaluated for this scholarship.

Selected candidates must matriculate to our full-time MS in Accounting/MBA or MS in Accounting beginning in late May 2023 and complete the program no later than August 2024.

How many applicants are selected each year?

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

What costs are covered by this scholarship?

100% of tuition costs excluding books and living expenses.

When are award notifications given?

Scholarship awards are shared at the time of admission.

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