College

Become a Student Member

In addition to becoming a student member of the Tennessee Society of CPAs, you will automatically receive the added benefit of a free AICPA Student Affiliate membership. The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) is the world's largest member association representing the accounting profession, with more than 412,000 members in 144 countries, and a history of serving the public interest since 1887. Plus, they're the ones who develop and grade the CPA Exam.

Joint TSCPA/AICPA student membership gives you the combined benefits of both organizations dedicated to serving you and the CPA profession.

  • Local network - Connect with fellow CPA hopefuls as well as area professionals eager to help you succeed.
  • Student programming - Attend local events and activities that are designed to inspire and inform your pursuit of those three precious letters: CPA.
  • Resume Bank - Get your resume in front of recruiters! The TSCPA Resume Bank is only available to members (including student members!)
  • Additional scholarship points - Students interested in applying for a TSCPA scholarship receive additional points for being a student member. Register now for your student membership, then apply for your scholarship below!
  • National support - Stay relevant with the industry news that accounting professionals rely on, and get exclusive access to programs and discounts on products and services.

Apply today!

Note: Student members are not granted voting privileges, nor are they eligible to participate in TSCPA group insurance programs. The policies concerning delinquent dues, reinstatement of membership, proration of dues and transfer of chapter membership are the same as those set forth by the policies of TSCPA Council.

Scholarships

TSCPA awards between $250,000 to $300,000 in scholarships annually, including four scholarships from the King Foundation of $25,000 each.

The Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants Educational & Memorial Foundation Scholarship Program makes scholarships available to students who have completed introductory accounting courses and are majoring in accounting. The committee's goal is to encourage students to enter the accounting profession. Both undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to apply if they meet the eligibility requirements.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Resident of Tennessee 
  • U.S. Citizen 
  • Attending a Tennessee college or university 
  • Completed at least 6 semester hours (or equivalent) in accounting by end of spring 2017.
  • Declared Accounting Major 
  • Attending college during the 2017-18 school year 
  • Must have TWO completed letters of recommendations, one from an accounting professor

 APPLY HERE

Completed applications must be submitted BY JUNE 15.
 
In addition to the general scholarships, the TSCPA Scholarship Program also presents several special scholarships established by TSCPA members and chapters.

 

Calvin & Jean King Award - awarded to deserving accounting students with a special emphasis on the students' leadership characteristics and financial need.

Paul Royston Award - awarded to the top senior accounting student in the state.

Robert Knapp Award - awarded to the top accounting student in Shelby County (student does not have to be from Shelby County).

Maxie Patton Award - awarded to the top accounting student at Tennessee Technological University.

Richard Townsend Award - awarded to the top accounting student in the University of Tennessee's master's program.

Will Pugh Award - awarded to a top accounting student at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville who demonstrates outstanding leadership qualities.

Bernie Goldstein Award - awarded to a top non-traditional or minority accounting student attending a college or university in the Middle Tennessee Area.

Appalachian Chapter Award - awarded to a student residing in the Appalachian Chapter area and attending an Appalachian Chapter area university or college.

Chattanooga Chapter Award - awarded to a student residing in the Chattanooga Chapter area (student can be attending a school outside Chattanooga area).

Memphis Chapter Award - awarded to a student residing in the Memphis Chapter area and attending a Memphis Chapter area university or college.

Nashville Chapter Award - awarded to a student residing in the Nashville Chapter area (student can be attending a school outside Nashville area).

West Tennessee Chapter Award - awarded to a student attending a West Tennessee Chapter area university or college.

Other Scholarship Opportunities

TSCPA Memphis Chapter Scholarship Program
If you are a student attending one of the four colleges in Memphis, you are eligible to apply for scholarships from the Memphis Chapter of the Tennessee Society of CPAs. Applications must be received by December 5, 2016.

American Accounting Association (AAA): 941/921-7747
Fellowship program in accounting for doctoral studies for teaching in colleges and universities. Arthur H. Carter Scholarship. Undergraduate accounting scholarship.

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA): 212/596-6223 (minority scholarships, fellowships); 212/596-6221 (doctoral fellowships, Carey scholarships). Scholarships for minority accounting students. Fellowships for minority doctoral students. John L. Carey Scholarships.

American Woman's Society of CPAs (AWSCPA): 1-800/AWSCPA-1
Various undergraduate and graduate scholarships available through local affiliates.

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners: 512/478-9070
Various scholarship opportunities.

The Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting: 610/407-9229
Laurels Fund: One-year academic scholarship for women who are pursuing advanced degrees in accounting. Women in Transition Scholarship. Additional undergraduate scholarship awards.

National Association of Black Accountants (NABA): 301/474-NABA
Graduate and undergraduate minority scholarships.

National Society of Accountants (NSA): 703/549-6400 or 1-800/966-6679
Undergraduate scholarships.

2017 Scholarship Winners

Appalachian
Hassan Al-Khateeb
East Tennessee State University

Caleb Bell
East Tennessee State University

Kelsie Clarke
East Tennessee State University

Caleb Easterling
East Tennessee State University

Zachary Kiser
East Tennessee State University

Alyssa Reed
East Tennessee State University

Jonathon Wright
East Tennessee State University

Catherine Zapka
East Tennessee State University

Chattanooga
Ngoc Beckenthal
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Kelli Clausel
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Katie Maxwell
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Gina Presto
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Keri Toth
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Nicole Woodcock
Southern Adventist University

Knoxville
Anna Ayers
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Nathan Bateman
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Claire Blackstock
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Benjamin Crilly
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Sarah Gomillion
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Melissa Heraux
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Anthony Marcinelli
Carson-Newman University

Deanna McCallister
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Tucker McLain
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Joshua Ramsey
Maryville College

Grant Roberts
Carson-Newman University

Abigail Rozanski
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Elise Taylor
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Trey Torres
Carson-Newman University

Memphis
Ford Aur
Rhodes College

Daniel D'Alto
Christian Brothers University

Kelsey Doty
University of Memphis

Ronald Douglas
Rhodes College

Josiah Hurst
University of Memphis

Savanna Jacobi
University of Memphis

Claudia Jones
University of Memphis

Nathaniel Mallett
University of Memphis

Amri McCauley
Rhodes College

Justin Montoya
University of Memphis

Stacia Straughter
University of Memphis

Michelle Swain
University of Memphis

Calvin Taylor
Christian Brothers University

Sara Uttz
University of Memphis

Shirley Walker
Christian Brothers University

Baylor White
University of Memphis

Nashville
Margaret Austin
Lipscomb University

Bridgette Barron
Belmont University

Joshua Beaty
Middle Tennessee State University

Molly Bell
Middle Tennessee State University

Kevin Benderman
Middle Tennessee State University

Sarah Bowen
Middle Tennessee State University

Olajuwon Cannon
Belmont University

Robert Canterbury
Middle Tennessee State University

Jonathan Chandler
Middle Tennessee State University

Margaret Coleman
Middle Tennessee State University

Bradley Cunningham
Middle Tennessee State University

Bethany DeHaven
Middle Tennessee State University

Tyler Dove
Lipscomb University

Marcus England
Middle Tennessee State University

Shelby Follis
Middle Tennessee State University

Ashley Francisco
Belmont University

Matthew Gibson
Lipscomb University

Robert Glenn
Lipscomb University

Kathy Grant
Tennessee State University

Timmy Harper
Cumberland University

Blake Hise
Middle Tennessee State University

Kavin Ismail
Middle Tennessee State University

Sarah King
Lipscomb University

Grace Langeland
Middle Tennessee State University

Andrew Meadows
Belmont University

Amy Ogle
Lipscomb University

Candice Patterson
Tennessee State University

Alexandra Perry
Belmont University

Caroline Phillips
Belmont University

Dennielle Pineda
Middle Tennessee State University

Amanda Rice
Belmont University

Szilvia Riss
Middle Tennessee State University

Hannah Samples
Middle Tennessee State University

Ashley Shank
Middle Tennessee State University

Charish Short
Middle Tennessee State University

Mikayla Smith
Lipscomb University

Kristin Uselton
Middle Tennessee State University

Justin Woodard
Middle Tennessee State University

Upper Cumberland
Keely Apple
Tennessee Technological University

Isabel Badoe
Tennessee Technological University

Corey Calhoun
Tennessee Technological University

Kendra Jolly
Tennessee Technological University

Christopher King
Tennessee Technological University

Joseph Kniazewycz
Tennessee Technological University

Kaitlyn Knight
Tennessee Technological University

Colin Long
Tennessee Technological University

Jordan Louth
Tennessee Technological University

Macy Parker
Tennessee Technological University

Kristen Shelton
Tennessee Technological University

Sarah Smith
Tennessee Technological University

Leah Stephens
Tennessee Technological University

Nolan Wagner
Tennessee Technological University

Wendi Wheeler
Tennessee Technological University

David York
Tennessee Technological University

West Tennessee
Meredith McMasters
University of Tennessee at Martin

Samantha Morgan
University of Tennessee at Martin

Daniel Regan
Union University

TSCPA Student Ambassadors

The Next Generation of Leaders can be Found at TSCPA

TSCPA's Student Ambassadors work closely with staff and chapter leadership to promote the accounting profession on their campus and at colleges and universities within their respective chapters.

The following students have been selected as TSCPA Ambassadors for the 2017-18 school year:

Morgan Montieth at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Brittany Taylor at The University of Memphis
Margaret Coleman at Middle Tennessee State University
Zach McLeod and The University of Tennessee at Martin
Austin Reppart at East Tennessee State University
Keely Apple at Tennessee Technological University
Megan Jones at The University of Tennessee, Chattanooga

To learn more about the TSCPA Student Ambassador Program, please contact Laura Hunt at lhunt@tscpa.com or 615-377-3825.

APPLY to be a STUDENT AMBASSADOR during the 2018-19 school year! 

Check back for the application coming early 2018!