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To encourage students to remain in school for the fifth year required to obtain a CPA license, a fifth-year Clay Ford Scholarship Program has been established, setting aside $200,000 per year in scholarships. If requirements are met and money is available, applicants may be eligible for scholarships from $3,000 to $6,000 per semester, which are awarded for a maximum of two semesters.

Application Requirements:
  • APPLICATION: Complete the application by clicking on the link at the bottom of the page.

  • EDUCATION: You must submit official transcripts verifying the completion of 120 semester hours from an accredited institution in Florida. You are required to upload your official transcripts with this application. Unofficial transcripts will not be reviewed
  • FINANCIAL AID VERIFICATION FORM: The Financial Aid Verification form must be completed by the university financial aid office and include an official signature and seal.

  • REGISTRAR¿S VERIFICATION FORM: The Registrar¿s Verification form must be completed by the university registrar¿s office and include an official signature and seal.

  • 500-WORD ESSAY: You must write and submit a 500-word essay on your career objectives.

  • APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 1st of each year

  • MORE INFORMATION: Learn more about the Clay Ford Scholarship (use the back button or arrow to return to this page).

If you have questions or need assistance in completing this application, please call the Florida Board of Accountancy at (352) 333-2505.

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