Scholarships

The following scholarships are available to accounting majors during the spring semeseter of each year.  Application forms are available in the Accounting Department – 133 Powell Hall .

SOUTH CENTRAL CHAPTER OF LOUISIANA SOCIETY OF CPAs AWARD/ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE DEPARTMENT
Awards are presented to the outstanding accounting graduate from the fall and spring semesters.

SOUTH CENTRAL CHAPTER OF LOUISIANA SOCIETY OF CPAs SCHOLARSHIPS
A scholarship is awarded to an accounting major who has completed at least 12 hours of accounting courses. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and Louisiana residents and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Scholarships are dependent on South Central Chapter of Louisiana Society of CPAs funding each year.

ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTANTS SCHOLARSHIPS
Scholarships are awarded to accounting majors who have completed 12 hours of accounting courses. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and Louisiana residents, have a minimum 2.5 GPA and be full-time students eligible to enter their junior year. Scholarships are dependent on Association of Government Accountants funding each year.

BARBARA A. WATTS, CPA, CFE ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP IN ACCOUNTING 
The recipient will be a full time student in the College of Business Administration, majoring in Accounting, minimum grade point average of 3.8, and involved in at least one co-curricular activity.

JIMMY N. PONDER, Ph.D., CPA, ENDOWED MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 
The recipient will be a full time student in the College of Business Administration, majoring in Accounting, minimum grade point average of 3.0, has completed a minimum of 6-hours of Accounting courses, and is actively involved in activities within the Accounting Program (Acct/Finc Club, BAP) and/or the College (NSPIRE, SHRM, Dean’s Student Leadership Advisory Board).

OTHER SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
The College of Business Administration has several scholarships that are open to all business majors. Click here for a list. Application forms are available in the Dean’s Office (106 White Hall).

Students are encouraged to apply for a variety of other local, state and national scholarships through the Financial Aid Office.