Texas State Board of Public Accountancy
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TBA Accounting Student Scholarship Program – Who Can Apply?

The duration of the scholarship program shall be a maximum of three years and available to students who:

  • Are classified as residents of Texas
  • Are enrolled at a participating college or university in Texas, including the five community colleges (Austin Community College, Houston Community College, Lone Star College, Dallas College – Mountain View campus, and San Antonio College) that offer a comprehensive accounting and business program that meets the education requirements of the Board
  • Are enrolled at least half-time majoring in accounting and attending consecutive semesters or in the final semester of the degree
  • Have filed an Application of Intent to take the CPA examination with the Board
  • Have completed 15 semester hours of upper level accounting coursework at the beginning of the term in which the award is being made
  • Are deemed to be making satisfactory academic progress
  • Have registered for the Selective Service or are exempt from this requirement
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Have not met the education requirements for certification in Texas as a CPA