American Institute CPAs Fellowship for Minority Doctoral Students

Degree Level: Graduate

Enrollment Status: Full-time

Field of Study: Social Sci., Business, Law, Education

Special Consideration: Underrepresented racial or ethnic group

Location: United States

Duration: One year, or Multi-year

Deadlines: April. Please check website below for the specific date.


The AICPA Fellowship for Minority Doctoral Students ensures that CPAs of diverse backgrounds are visible in college and university classrooms.  The program's goal is to increase the number of minority CPAs who serve as role models and mentors to young people in the academic environment.

The AICPA Foundation awards annual fellowships of $12,000 to full-time minority accounting scholars who demonstrate significant potential to become accounting educators. 

Visit the AICPA Fellowship for Minority Doctoral Students site.  

Award Details

Amount: $12,000

Fields of Study: Accounting

Additional Qualifications: Must be a minority student of Black or African American; Hispanic or Latino; or Native American ethnicity. 

Also must agree not to work full-time in a paid position or accept responsibility for teaching more than one course per semester as a teaching assistant, or dedicate more than one quarter of my time as a research assistant.