Cotsakos College of Business

The following scholarships are available to students in the Cotsakos College of BusinessPlease note that a link to an external website does not constitute an endorsement by William Paterson University. We encourage you to carefully read through all instructions before providing information to an external scholarship website. You should never be asked to provide confidential information such as a Social Security Number, or be asked to pay for a scholarship service.

This list is organized according to application period, with January deadlines at the top. Biannual and quarterly scholarships are listed at the bottom. While some deadlines may have passed, most scholarships renew annually. 

Annual Deadlines (January - December)

NJCPA One-Year Scholarship for College Juniors and Seniors
Award: $6,000
Application Deadline: January 5th

Government Finance Officers Association of the U.S. Scholarships
Award: $5,000 to $15,000
Application Deadline: January 26th

Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship Program
Award: $1,000 - $10,000
Application Deadline: January 29th 

National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) National Scholarship Program
Award: $1,000 - $5,000
Application Deadline: January 31st

Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Enid Hall Griswold Memorial Scholarship
Award: $5,000
Application Deadline: February 15th

FoxyTrades Scholarship Program
Award: $1,000
Application Deadline: March 1st

AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students
Award: up to $5,000
Application Deadline: March 1st

The Izenda Embedded BI & Analytics Scholarship
Award: $1,000
Application Deadline: March 31st

National Association of Accountants (NSA) Scholarship Foundation
Award: $500 - $2,200
Application Deadline: April 1st

Soliant’s Sunrise Scholarship
Award: $1,000
Application Deadline: April 30th

Pay Stub Makr Excellence in Finance and Accounting Scholarship
Award: $2,500
Application Deadline: June 14th

AfterCollege Business Student Scholarship 
Award: $500
Application Deadline: June 30th

Shelving.com Business Scholarship
Award: $500 - $1,500
Application Deadline: July 31st

National Society of Accountants (NSA) Scholarship Foundation
Award: $500 - $2,200
Application Deadline: April 1st

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Undergraduate Scholarship Program 
Application Deadline: August 31st
Award: up to $18,000 per year tuition assistance plus benefits 

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Graduate Scholarship Program
Application Deadline: August 31st
Award: up to $18,000 per year tuition assistance plus benefits

BrainBuxa Scholarship
Award: $1,000
Application Deadline: December 10th

National Founder's Undergraduate Business Student Scholarship
Award: $500
Application Deadline: December 11th

North American Van Lines Logistics Scholarship Competition
Award: $1,000
Application Deadline: December 15th

Versitas Education Scholarship
Award: $1,000
Application Deadline: December 31st

Institute of Managements Accountants CMA Scholarship 
Award: take the CMA exam at no cost
Application Deadline: June 1st (must be nominated)
Application PDF

Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship
Award: $500
Application Deadline: September 30th

Wiley CPAexcel Accounting Student Scholarship Program
Award: $500
Application Deadline: November 30th

WebstaurantStore Culinary and Hospitality Scholarship
Award: $1,500
Application Deadline: December 1st

NJCPA Four-Year Scholarship for High School Seniors
Award: $7,000
Application Deadline: December 11th

Biannual & Quarterly Deadlines

A Neumann & Associates (ANA) Annual Scholarship Program
Award: $1,000
Application Deadline(s): March 15th and August 15th 

The Lenders Network Scholarship Award
Award: $1,000
Application Deadline(s): June 1st and November 1st

The CPCU Society New Jersey Chapter Scholarship Program
Award: $1,000
Application Deadline: July 1st and October 1st

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