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Outside Scholarships
Scholarships for Students Pursuing Degrees in Liberal Arts

Accountemps/AICPA Student Scholarship
AICPA and Accountemps offer the AICPA/Accountemps Student Scholarship to provide financial assistance to outstanding accounting students who demonstrate potential to become leaders in the CPA profession.

Deadline: April 1, 2014

For further information, please contact the AICPA by e-mailing

AAFGE Scholarship
The American Advertising Federation – Greater Evansville promotes careers in Advertising, Marketing, Graphic Design, and Public Relations through its scholarship program.

Deadline: March 29, 2014

For further information, please call Lori Martin at 812/779-8111.

Paul W. Guy Memorial Scholarship
The Paul W. Guy Memorial Scholarship provides financial assistance to further the education and training of students in the field of human resources management.

Deadline: May 31, 2013

For additional information, please contact Julie Warren at

James McKinney Scholarship
Available to juniors and seniors in accredited colleges/universities who have demonstrated excellent newspaper writing, reporting and/or editing skills and who intended to become newspaper journalists. Applicants must have graduated from a Shelby County high school or North Decatur High School.

Deadline: March 15 each year

For additional information, please visit

John L. Carey Scholarship
The AICPA John L. Carey Scholarship program provides financial assistance to liberal arts degree holders pursuing graduate studies in accounting and the CPA designation. These awards are intended to encourage students with little or no previous accounting education to consider professional accounting careers.

Deadline: April 1, 2014

For further information, please contact the AICPA by e-mailing

Minorities in Government Finance
The Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship is available for award to an upper-division undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in a course of study for a career in state and local government finance.

Deadline: February 21, 2014

For additional information, please contact the Government Finance Officers Association at 312/977-9700.

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) Scholarships

Each year the DAR awards over $150,000 through more than 25 scholarships to young individuals for their outstanding academic achievements. DAR Scholarships are offered for a wide range of disciplines including: history, law, medical, nursing, music, education and many more.

Deadline: Postmarked by February 15

For additional information, please visit

National Italian American Foundation Scholarships
The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) has an education budget of $1,000,000. The NIAF will award scholarships and grants to outstanding students in the summer of 2011 for use during the following academic year. The awards will be made on the basis of academic merit and divided between two groups of students.

Italian American students who demonstrate outstanding potential and high academic achievements. Area of study: open.

Those students from any ethnic background majoring or minoring in Italian language, Italian studies, Italian American studies or a related field, who demonstrate outstanding potential and high academic achievements.

Deadline: March 1, 2014

Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship
The ACFE Foundation supports the education of students worldwide enrolled in accounting, business, finance and criminal justice who wish to pursue a career in fraud examination or similar anti-fraud profession. 

Completed online by February 4, 2014

For additional information, please contact the ACFE at 800/245-3321 or e-mail.

SMPS Indiana Scholarships
Independent Colleges of Indiana (ICI) is pleased to announce the 2014 Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) scholarship program. SMPS Indiana offers two $1,000 scholarship opportunities to undergraduate students attending a four-year private or public Indiana college or university and majoring in marketing, public relations, management, or communications.

Deadline: April 15, 2014

For further information, please contact Jerry Alberts at 317/236-6082.

USI Financial Assistance has gathered these financial resources from outside sources. USI does not endorse any of the outside organizations listed on this page. It is not recommended that you apply for scholarships that require the payment of a fee. Also, do not provide personal information, such as your Social Security number, to any organization unless you are certain that the information is being used for a legitimate purpose.

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