College of Business and Economics

Department of Accounting - Scholarships

With support by generous donors and sponsoring firms, the accounting department offers numerous scholarship opportunities to students with a declared accounting major. Consideration is given for overall GPA, financial need, honors, recognition and/or awards, and internships and extracurricular activities. 

How to apply:

Application period: December 2 through February 22.

Students must complete the online application to qualify.

Scholarship Search (

There is a single application that covers all accounting scholarships, including the “first time pass” scholarship. Students do not apply for individual scholarships. Just enter “Accounting” in the search.

Amount: $500 - $2,500

Last year's scholarship donors:

Accounting Faculty Scholarship
Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP
Clenton Hall & Katey Pasqualini Memorial Scholarship
Clifton Larsen Allen Endowed
Fred Duncombe Accounting Scholarship
Generac Power Systems, Inc.
Grant Thornton LLP
Howard Marklein Accounting Scholarship
Jay (Morry) Greene Scholarship
Jeffrey Kranz Accounting Scholarship
Joseph L. Ilk Accounting Scholarship
Kubishak Family Scholarship
Marilyn Stark Benson Memorial Scholarship
Michael J. Piasecki Memorial Scholarship
Riordan Diversity in Accounting
Sikich LLP Endowed
Strohm Ballweg LLP
SVA Certified Public Accountants, S.C.
William J Madden Accounting Scholarship
Wipfli LLP

Additional scholarships may be available through the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Foundation.