Accounting/Master of Accountancy Scholarships

How to Apply

The application for accounting scholarships is a fillable PDF. Click on the scholarship application and open the file using Adobe Acrobat. Complete the scholarship application and save it to your computer.   Then, email the form (and any essays, documentation or other materials required) to sarah-wetherill@utc.edu. Please use the subject line: Accounting Scholarship Application and make sure all the necessary documents are included in the single email. If you plan to apply for multiple scholarships, you must submit a separate application for each. 

 All scholarship applications are due by 5 p.m. on Monday, February 27, 2017.

 

 Accounting Scholarship Application

 

The Barbara B. and David H. Young Scholarship

This award is designated for full-time undergraduate and graduate accounting majors.

 Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be accepted or enrolled at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
  • Must have demonstrated successful academic performance. A cumulative grade-point average of 2.0 is required.

 

Decosimo Family Scholarship

Scholarships for accounting students at the undergraduate or graduate level who exhibit specific skills, including technical skill in accounting, finance and business; ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form; proficiency with modern technologies; ability to recognize problems and opportunities; ability to analyze data and possess proficiency in the use of data; potential to be a leader; an understanding of the role of cultural diversity; an appreciation of how ethical considerations enter into business decision.

 

Ernst and Young Award

This award recognizes the accomplishments of an outstanding accounting student.

 Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be an accounting major at the undergraduate level, with at least 60 credit hours.
  • Must hold current status and in good standing.
  • Must have demonstrated successful academic performance. A GPA of at least 3.5 is required.
  • Must be engaged in outside activities, possess strong leadership skills, demonstrate good interpersonal/communication skills and articulate in setting career and personal goals

Financial need may be considered.

Selected recipients will receive an award of $1,000 for the academic year.

 

Henderson, Hutcherson & McCullough Award

This award recognizes the accomplishments of an outstanding accounting student.

 Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be an accounting major at the undergraduate level, with at least 60 credit hours.
  • Must hold current status and in good standing.
  • Must have demonstrated successful academic performance. A GPA of at least 3.0 is required.
  • Must be engaged in outside activities, possess strong leadership skills, demonstrate good interpersonal/communication skills and be articulate in setting career and personal goals

Financial need maybe be considered.

Selected recipient will receive the full amount of in-state tuition for the academic year.

 

Joseph Decosimo and Company Awards in Accounting Excellence

This scholarship honors outstanding accounting students who are also active members of Beta Alpha Psi.  Preference is given to graduate students.

 

Kathleen Long CPA Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship provides support for accounting majors, particularly those who plan to take the Certified Public Account (CPA) Exam.

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be accepted or enrolled at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
  • Must be an accounting major.
  • Must have demonstrated successful academic performance. A GPA of at least 3.0 is required.

Financial need maybe be considered.