Student Membership Application

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2014-15 Student Membership is Free

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For any student meeting one of the following criteria:

  • A student attending a Florida accredited college or university who has declared a major in accounting and has never received a bachelor’s degree in accounting.
  • A graduate student, MBA, or PhD who has not yet received a CPA certificate, and/or is in the process of taking the CPA Exam. A maximum of two years in this category.

Any applicant currently working as an accountant may alternately qualify for the Associate Member category. Students must reapply once expected graduation date has expired.

Student membership includes chapter membership and access to FICPA Connect, but does not include committee participation or voting rights.

Why Join the FICPA as a Student?


Complimentary Membership

  • Join the FICPA for FREE while you are a student! Membership will be active until your estimated graduation date at which time you will be asked to renew.


  • Get access to scholarship resources.
  • The FICPA Education Foundation awards over $274,000 each year in scholarships to 4th- and 5th-year accounting students.

Job Connections

  • List your membership with the FICPA, Florida’s only statewide association committed to the CPA profession, and boost your resume.
  • Find internship opportunities online with member firms across Florida.

Networking Opportunities

  • Meet local CPAs by attending a chapter meeting … especially during "student nights." This is a great opportunity to interact with those who hire interns and staff.
  • Join the Young CPAs Network and be part of their activities and events in your area.

Resources and Information

  • Learn more about accounting careers, the CPA exam, and the CPA profession.
  • Gain full access to the FICPA website, including members-only areas.
  • Get the latest news from Florida CPA Today, our award-winning e-magazine, and from NewsFlash, our bi-weekly e-newsletter.
  • Use FICPA Connect, our own social media platform, to stay connected with industry leaders.

CPA Certification

  • Let us guide you as you prepare for your CPA exam and work towards your CPA certificate.
  • Receive discounts on CPA Exam Review study materials from Surgent Kolar & Gleim.

Leadership Development

  • Be a Campus Ambassador, a great way to learn leadership skills and meet people while being the face of the FICPA (select campuses).

Student Application Form


Complete the following web form to apply for membership. Or if you would prefer, you can view and print the application.

If your college campus is not listed, please call our Member Service Center at (800) 342-3197 or (850) 224-2727, or email

Are you interested in joining the Young CPA Network to receive information on local events and/or leadership opportunities?

By submitting this application, I affirm that I qualify for the student category as defined on this form and agree to abide by the Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws of the FICPA as they exist now or may be modified in the future.