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Accounting Educators

The Florida Institute of CPAs is dedicated to supporting college educators of Florida who are in a key position to identify and develop the CPAs of tomorrow!

We have a number of resources designed for educators to promote accounting careers and education as well as the CPA designation in the classroom. We also offer valuable opportunities for college students, like our Minority Summer Residency Program (MSRP)…and the Accounting Educator Symposium for college educators.

We appreciate the opportunity to support you! For more information, you may contact us at:

Educator Resources

The Accounting Education Center is for accounting educators who are looking for valuable resources to provide their students. From the basics of how to become a CPA to a career section that helps students transition from school to the profession, this is the section for those who mold the next generation. 

Here are some more resources to support you when promoting the career of accounting to your students:

Speakers Directory

If you need a speaker for a presentation, consult the FICPA Speakers Directory. This directory includes the names of FICPA members (Certified Public Accountants) who have volunteered to be available to present in classrooms or job-fairs/career-day events, about accounting careers, financial literacy or accounting concepts. You can search for speakers by county, FICPA chapter, or by name.

Student Programs

The FICPA offers a summer program to state/community college students who are interested in exploring the accounting profession. See link for information, student nomination form and deadlines.

About Scholarships

Need money for school? Visit this page often to see what scholarships are available for accounting students.

Application Deadlines

Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students
Deadline: April 1, 2014      
AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students - financial awards of up to $5,000 for undergraduate and graduate minority accounting students.

Fellowship for Minority Doctoral Students
Deadline: April 1, 2014
AICPA Fellowship for Minority Doctoral Students - up to $12,000 for nearly 20 full-time minority accounting doctoral students.

AICPA/Accountemps Student Scholarship
Deadline: April 1, 2014
AICPA/Accountemps Student Scholarship - a joint program with Accountemps, awarding five $2,500 scholarships to students pursuing a degree in accounting, finance or information systems.

John L. Carey Scholarship
Deadline: April 1, 2014
John L. Carey Scholarship - $5,000 scholarships for up to 10 liberal arts or other non-business related degree holders preparing to enter a graduate accounting program.

Doctoral Scholars Program in Accounting Created by CPA Profession