About the Deloitte Foundation Accounting Scholars Program
With one of the most diverse college campuses in the country, UNLV and the Department of Accounting are proud to collaborate with the Deloitte Foundation to promote and support an increased diversity of talent entering the CPA profession by participating in the Deloitte Foundation Accounting Scholars Program (DFASP).
Through the DFASP Program, UNLV and the Deloitte Foundation are providing a limited number of full scholarships to students in the Master's of Science in Accounting program in the Department of Accounting at the Lee Business School. Selected students will receive 100% of their tuition and fees (excluding books and living expenses) covered by the scholarship.
Scholarship Applicant Qualifications
Currently enrolled at UNLV or another Historically Black College University (HBCU), Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), or other accredited college or university in the U.S.
Have an undergraduate baccalaureate degree in accounting from an accredited program
Strong academic track record; minimum of 3.0 GPA (on 4.0 scale)
Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
Must be admitted to the Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) program in the Department of Accounting at the Lee Business School
Selected participants must be enrolled in UNLV’s Master of Science in Accounting program for the duration of the 2024-2025 academic school year, completing the program by August 2025. (Students may begin coursework in their MSA program as early as May 2024.)
Selected participants should have an interest in pursuing a career in public accounting and obtaining their CPA license, but they may not already be licensed as a CPA
In the spirit of supporting a racially and ethnically diverse student population, the university will endeavor to consider applicants from underrepresented demographic groups who meet the recipient eligibility criteria above.
Deadline to Apply
Students must submit a complete application no later than March 29th to be considered for the following academic year.