The Department of Accountancy offers many need based and academic performance based scholarships.

How to Apply

The application will remain open for all awards until February 15th, 2023 at a minimum. The Department of Accountancy scholarship deadline is March 7th if you do not want to be considered for campus-wide scholarships.

Apply for all scholarships.

Ben Miller Scholarships

Criteria: For a junior or senior Accounting Major, based on GPA and extracurricular activities.

Clifton Larson Allen Accounting Scholarship

Criteria: Junior or senior with minimum of a 3.5 GPA, Accounting Major with intent to go into public accounting.

Dr. Madalyn Wick Accounting Scholarship

Criteria: Major in accounting and who has completed at least 6 credits or required accounting major courses. The student must also demonstrate a personal need by having worked during the academic year while in college. The student must be taking at least 15 credits in a twelve month period beginning in the fall to receive the scholarship.

Eben Calder Scholarship Fund

Criteria: New freshman or transfer student majoring in Accounting with a minimum of a 3.25 GPA. If selected student is a freshman, they must have graduated in the top 15% of their senior class.

Federated Insurance Accounting Scholarship

Criteria: Sophomore, junior, or senior during the academic year the scholarship is awarded, declared a major in Accounting, 3.5 minimum overall GPA, and authorization to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Preference will be given to applicants that hold leadership positions and are involved in community service or extracurricular activities, such as the Accounting Club.

George and Joann Gardner Accounting Scholarship

Criteria: Athletics Selection and Accounting: junior or senior year Accounting major, with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater, having completed the Intermediate Accounting course and is a residential student. Preference will be given for student athletes. Accounting Scholarship Selection Committee. If you award the Gardner Scholarship to a student athlete, a copy of the completed form must be forwarded to the Athletic Compliance Office with a proper explanation.

Joe Kocinski Accounting Scholarship

Criteria: Undergraduate student who is majoring in Accounting, has demonstrated strong academic and leadership achievements and has a financial need.

Mandy Wick Senior Accounting Award

Criteria: To a student who is majoring in Accounting who will be entering their junior/senior year at Bemidji State University. The student must also demonstrate a personal need by having by having worked during the academic year while in college. The student must be taking at least 15 credits in a twelve period beginning in the fall to receive the scholarship. Priority will be given to the previous years recipient of the Dr. Madalyn Wick Accounting Scholarship.

Mid-State Chapter of the MN Society of CPA’s

Criteria: Awarded to Accounting majors whose home is in the mid-state region of the MNCPA Midwest chapter.

Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Scholarship

Criteria: To an enrolled member of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe majoring in Business Administration or Accounting with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Miller McDonald Accounting Scholarship

Criteria: Major in Accounting, exhibits academic excellence.

MN Society of Certified Public Accountants Scholarship

Criteria: Junior or senior majoring in Accounting, minimum 3.25 GPA, documented financial need, intent to sit for the CPA exam.

Naomi J. and Robert J. Lowth Scholarship

Criteria: Major in Accounting.

Stephen and Lauren Vogt Scholarship in Commerce and Markets

Criteria: Shall be awarded to each year to a junior or senior, with preference given to seniors, for double majors in any two business related areas. One of the majors must be Accounting or Business Finance and the second may include emphasis areas of CIS, MIS, Marketing. The GPA average of recipients is to be 3.5 or higher (cum laude or higher). If multiple qualified candidates exist, leadership skills should be considered (such activities such as leading a club, volunteering student government, etc.) If no qualified candidates exist, the funds for that year shall be re-invested into the endowment fund.