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NJCPA High School Scholarships

Are you a New Jersey high school senior intending to major in accounting or obtain a concentration in accounting? If yes, then you have an outstanding opportunity. The NJCPA is highly committed to helping students with different initiatives; NJCPA is now inviting candidates to apply for NJCPA High School Scholarships. New Jersey high school seniors intending to major in accounting or obtain a concentration in accounting, which includes not less than 24 accounting credits are eligible to apply.

The program’s motivation is to provide considerable support to the students who are completing their higher education. The NJCPA knows well the difficulty students face while beginning with their higher education, and to make it easy for them, these programs have been designed. Every year, the NJCPA Scholarship Fund attracts the best and brightest New Jersey students into the accounting profession and provides students’ resources from diverse fields to pursue an accounting education.

NJCPA members and New Jersey accounting firms, the Fund has supported more than 2,000 New Jersey students totaling more than $7 million in awards since 1960. The Fund has helped increase the number of minorities and women who enter the profession, and many scholarship recipients have been the first to attend college in their families. The NJCPA offers more than 500 continuing education programs annually to help members increase their value to their clients, companies, or organizations and help CPAs meet their continuing education requirements.

Brief Description       

Learn more about the scholarships please refer to the table:

Organization NJCPA
Educational Level High school senior students
Subjects Accounts
Amount $1500
Access Mode Online
Number of Awards Undefined
City Roseland
Nationality Domestic
Country United States
Application Deadline December 11, 2020
Application Fees Nil
Requirement Application, Transcript


Who May Be Eligible?

Interested in this program? Check the requirements given below:

  • Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or lawfully admitted for permanent residence, and an N.J. resident is attending an N.J. public, parochial/private, or home school high school.
  • Fellows must have a cumulative three-year GPA of 3.5 or above OR a minimum total SAT score* (combined evidence-based reading and writing plus math) of 1260 OR minimum composite ACT score of 26.
  • Applicants must be planning to enter a U.S. college/university in the upcoming fall semester.

How to Apply

The application must be submitted online with all required fields completed. No late or incomplete applications will be considered to award scholarships. All the required materials should be submitted without any negligence. The foundation will reject insufficient materials. Fellows should maintain the originality of the information or assignments they are submitting. Students should follow the guidelines effectively.

Supporting Documents

  • Prepare a 500-word essay on the topic below:
  • Topic: Why did you choose to account, and what do you think being a CPA will mean to your career?
  • School transcripts and test scores should be submitted via mail, email, or fax. A screenshot of test scores is acceptable.
  • Guidance Department Form, including student grade point average, standardized test score, guidance counselor name, and signature, submitted by the student’s guidance counselor via mail, email, or fax, is mandatory.


The foundation will offer several $1500 scholarships to the selected Students. This amount will be utilized to pay the students’ educational expenses and encourage them to do better in their academics. This program provides considerable support to students and motivates them to benefit society with their education.

Application Deadline

The last date to apply for the program is December 11, 2020. No late applications will be entertained.

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