Scholarship of Distinction in Accounting

Students majoring in accounting in the following programs are eligible to apply: BBA in Accounting, Master of Accountancy (MAcc), and Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Accounting. You MUST hold a BBA from UNA to apply for the graduate level accounting scholarship.

Undergraduate Accounting Scholarship Levels:

Purple (On Campus) – up to $20,000/year
Purple (Off Campus) – up to $11,000/year
Gold (On Campus) – up to $16,000/year
Gold (Off Campus) – up to $9,000/year
Silver (On Campus) – up to $12,000/year
Silver (Off Campus) – up to $7,000/year

Note: You must be a resident of the US to apply.

On-campus award levels may include tuition, fees, room, and board.

Off-campus award levels may include tuition and fees.

Graduate Level Accounting Scholarships for MAcc and MBA in Accounting:

  • Purple – 50% of tuition and fees
  • Gold – 35% of tuition and fees
  • Silver – 20% of tuition and fees

This application will require a short video and a professional resume.

Scholarship video criteria:

  • The video should be 3-4 minutes in length.
  • Professional video equipment is not necessary to record your video. The video can be recorded with a smartphone, tablet, webcam, etc. The video will be judged on the quality of the content, not the quality of the video production.
  • A URL link to the video will need to be submitted.

Your video should address the following questions/topics:

  • Explain your background/experience with accountancy/business administration.
  • Share a couple of personal accomplishments that you are most proud of.
  • What are your favorite school subjects? Explain why.
  • What career would you like to pursue? Explain why.

Criteria for the recommendation letter:

  • A one-page letter is adequate.
  • The letter should come from someone that can speak to your academic background and potential. This letter may be from someone such as a high school teacher, high school counselor, college instructor, or academic advisor.
  • Current UNA Accounting Faculty cannot write the letter because they are on the scholarship committee.
  • The letter should address the applicant’s academic background and potential for completing an accountancy degree at the University of North Alabama.

Award
Varies
Department
Accounting and Business Law
Deadline
06/01/2023
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please select your status as a student at UNA.
  2. Which accounting degree are you pursuing?
  3. If you are an undergraduate student, do you plan on living on campus? If you are pursuing a master's degree, please select N/A.
  4. Please upload a letter of reference from a non-family member. A one-page letter is adequate. (.pdf, .docx, or .doc)
  5. Please upload an URL link to your scholarship submission video here.