The Illinois CPA Society and the CPA Endowment Fund of Illinois recently announced that applications are being accepted for more than 40 scholarships worth up to $4,000 each.

The scholarships will be awarded for the 2021-22 academic year, and they are designed to support deserving accounting students and future CPA professionals throughout Illinois and reward them for their hard work and success. Applicants must be accounting students enrolled at Illinois colleges who demonstrate financial need, academic achievement and leadership qualities. The application process requires just one application to apply for all scholarships for which the student is eligible.

The application deadline for the following scholarships is April 1:

•Illinois CPA Society Accounting Scholarships for seniors or graduate students (separate scholarship application for racial/ethnic minority freshmen).

•Herman J. Neal Accounting Scholarships for African American juniors, seniors or graduate students.

•James A. Sikich Visionary Scholarships for seniors or graduate students.

•Jovencio P. and Violeta R. Mangahas Accounting Scholarships for seniors or graduate students.

•Women’s Executive Committee Advancing Women in Accounting Scholarships for female seniors or graduate students.

For more information and to apply, visit the website at