Santa Clara University

Scholarship Applications and Sponsors


SCU accounting students are eligible for a variety of scholarships. Students can apply for SCU accounting scholarships sponsored by the accounting department, national accounting scholarships sponsored by business organizations, and SCU university scholarships.

Accounting scholarships sponsored by the Accounting Department

Each year, the SCU accounting department grants awards and scholarships to accounting students in recognition of their academic and service achievements. In June 2010, the accounting department awarded $81,000 worth of scholarships to SCU accounting students. These scholarships were funded by the following organizations:

  • Armanino McKenna, LLP
  • BDO Seidman, LLP
  • Burr, Pilger & Mayer, LLP
  • Charles F. Louie Foundation
  • Deloitte, LLP
  • Ernst & Young, LLP
  • Frank, Rimerman & Co., LLP
  • Grant Thornton, LLP
  • Lautze & Lautze Accountancy Corporation
  • Moss Adams, LLP
  • National Semiconductor Corporation
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP
  • Sensiba San Filippo, LLP
  • Thomas O. Maier Foundation

Accounting Department scholarships are open to all sophomore and junior declared accounting majors who meet certain GPA requirements. To be considered for these scholarships, eligible students must turn in the attached application by the due date specified in the application.

Scholarship Application 2015 (pdf):

Accounting scholarships sponsored by external organizations

In additional to scholarships granted directly through the accounting department, SCU accounting students also compete with students from other universities for scholarships funded by various organizations. Here are links to information about these organizations and these scholarships:

*Applicants for the John F. Carey Scholarship must hold a liberal arts degree from an accredited U.S. university and must be either accepted into, or in the process of applying to, a graduate program in accounting that will enable them to sit for the CPA Examination.

Scholarships sponsored by Santa Clara University

Santa Clara offers a variety of need-based and merit-based awards for undergraduate students. Need-based scholarships are based on financial needs and can vary up to full tuition. Merit awards are based on academic performance and are often annually renewable for four years if the student continues to meet the requirements of the scholarship. For information about these scholarships, click here:

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