The Master of Accounting Diversity Scholarship is intended to provide financial support to historically and/or currently underrepresented groups pursuing the Master of Accounting through the College of Business & Public Administration. The scholarship award recognizes and encourages the academic achievement of graduate students pursuing a degree in the accounting field. Eligible candidates must have completed their undergraduate degree prior to starting the Master of Accounting and entering their first semester in the MAcc program.
The Master of Accounting Not-for-Profit Scholarship has a goal of enhancing the professional knowledge of accounting in the nonprofit sector through a scholarship program. The scholarship award recognizes and encourages the academic achievement of graduate students pursuing a degree in the not-for-profit sector in accounting. Eligible candidates must have completed their undergraduate degree prior to starting the Master of Accounting and entering their first semester in the MAcc program.
The Judith A. Lindquist Scholarship for Graduate Studies in Business and Public Administration is intended to provide financial support to female students who are Iowa Residents pursuing graduate studies through the College of Business and Public Administration including the Master in Business Administration, Master in Public Administration, Master in Accounting, Master of Science in Business Analytics, and certificate programs. Master in Business Administration students should receive first preference. Awardees are normally expected to contribute some of their own funds to tuition costs depending on personal circumstances, at the discretion of the Dean or the Dean's delegate.
Recent alumni are invited to take part in Drake University’s new Welcome Back Tuition Scholarship. Designed specifically for Drake students who graduated in fall 2019, spring 2020, summer 2020, fall 2020, or spring 2021 that are interested in earning a credit bearing certificate program or an eligible master’s degree. Students who qualify will receive a renewable scholarship covering 25% of the tuition rate. If you are interested in this scholarship, more information provided here.
The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) is the world’s largest member association representing the accounting profession, with more than 431,000 members. The AICPA offers several national scholarships for accounting students.
The ACFE Foundation supports a national scholarship program for students who have an interest in pursuing a career in fraud examination. The Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship is awarded to several students nationwide each adacemic year.