Deloitte Foundation Accounting Scholars Program

Deloitte Foundation The Paul Merage School of Business is proud to collaborate with the Deloitte Foundation to champion diverse talent entering the CPA profession.

Deloitte Foundation Accounting Scholars Program

In the spirit of supporting a diverse student population and to strengthen the pipeline of diverse talent entering the CPA profession, the Deloitte Foundation and UCI Merage will provide full scholarships that covers 100% of their tuition (excluding books and living expenses) to a limited number of students entering the UCI Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAc) program for the 2024–2025 academic year.


   

Scholarship Applicant Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in a Historically Black College University (HBCU), Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) or other accredited college or university in the U.S.
  • Pursuing an undergraduate baccalaureate degree in accounting from an accredited program (Note: Undergraduate finance or other business majors, or undergraduate economics or other business-related majors with an accounting minor are also eligible)
  • Strong academic track record; minimum of 3.0 GPA (on 4.0 scale)
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident
  • Have an interest in pursuing a career in public accounting and obtaining your CPA, but not presently a CPA
  • To strengthen the pipeline of diverse talent entering the CPA profession, the scholarship program endeavors to consider applicants from underrepresented demographic groups.
  • Selected participants must matriculate to UCI’s Master of Professional Accountancy program for the duration of the 2024-2025 academic school year (September 2024 through June 2025) and complete such program by June 2025.

Thank you for your interest in the UC Irvine Paul Merage School of Business Master of Professional Accountancy and Deloitte Foundation Accounting Scholars programs. Students interested in being considered for this award must complete the following by March 31, 2024.

  • Apply for admission to the UCI MPAc program for Fall 2024.
  • Submit this form to be considered.

Read more about UCI Paul Merage School of Business and The Deloitte Foundation.

 

Get in touch

If you have questions about the program, contact:

Jana Cheng
Programs Director, Recruitment and Admissions
Specialty Masters Programs
Accounting | Finance | Business Analytics | Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Email: jcheng@uci.edu