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The FICPA Scholarship Foundation now is accepting applications for four, $5,000 James Wilcox Endowed scholarships from 4th and 5th-year African-American accounting students attending the following schools.

All $5,000 Wilcox scholarships assist qualified students in completing their 5th-year or Master’s Program and will be awarded for the fall 2019 semester. To be eligible for a James Wilcox Endowed Scholarship, a student must be:

  • A member of the Florida Institute of CPAs (student membership is free)
  • Will be enrolled in a 5th-Year or Master’s accounting program in the 2019-20 academic year, beginning with the fall 2019 semester at one of the schools listed below.
  • Attending one of these schools.

Specific criteria can be found under Wilcox Endowed Scholarship Criteria.

Applications will be available online for students who will be pursuing their 5th Year or Master’s Program at one of the schools listed below.

  • Barry University
    Florida A & M University
  • Florida Atlantic University
  • Florida Gulf Coast University
  • Florida Institute of Technology
  • Florida International University
  • Florida Southern College - Lakeland
  • Florida State University – Tallahassee
  • Hodges University
  • Jacksonville University
  • Nova Southeastern University
  • St. Leo University Stetson University
  • St. Thomas University
  • Stetson University
  • University of Central Florida - DEADLINE 2/3/19
  • University of Florida - DEADLINE 2/1/19
  • University of Miami
  • University of North Florida
  • University of South Florida - St. Petersburg
  • University of South Florida – Tampa
  • University of Tampa
  • University of West Florida
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APPLY NOW

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO BE ATTACHED TO THE WILCOX SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION ARE OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS FOR ALL COLLEGE COURSES INCLUDING COURSES CURRENTLY IN PROGRESS, A CURRENT RESUME AND A LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION FROM AN ACCOUNTING FACULTY MEMBER

Student scholarship deadline is March 4, 2019. Qualified students must complete the application, along with official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work, current resume, and request a letter of recommendation from one faculty member no later than March 5, 2019.  

Applications will be reviewed by the school’s accounting faculty. If the application is selected by the faculty, it will be forwarded to the FICPA Scholarship Foundation on behalf of the applicant. If you have a question, please send it to wilsonb@ficpa.org.