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-up to $13,000/year
Gold-up to $11,000/year
Silver-up to $9,000/year

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

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.

Department of Accounting and Business Law, Sanders College of Business and Technology
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.
  6. Please upload a copy of your resume.
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