To apply for the accounting scholarships listed below, please complete the accounting scholarship application. You only need to fill out the application once to apply for all accounting scholarships listed below unless otherwise indicated.
L.A. "Newt" Baker Accounting Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to accounting majors with junior class standing who are pursuing a career in public accounting. Financial need considered. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Scholarship can be applied to tuition, fees, supplies.
Boyd-Conway Memorial Endowment
This scholarship is awarded based on merit.
Lewandowski & Company Scholarship
Norbert J. “Nobby” Lewandowski received the first baseball scholarship at Kent State. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Kent State and a Master’s from Case Western Reserve University. Nobby passed the CPA exam in 1964. In 1970, he founded an accounting firm and ultimately led the firm to place among the “Top 25 Largest Accounting Firms in Ohio.” Nobby sold his firm to his senior employees in 1992. In 2008, the 100th anniversary of the OSCPA, he was named one of “Ohio’s Most Influential CPAs.” He now devotes his time to motivational speaking, outside business ventures and as an advisor to many businesses.
Clark Endowed Accounting Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to accounting majors with high academic achievement and leadership activities.
Richard E. and Beverly A. Brown Endowed Scholarship Fund
This scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Richard E. Brown, who was the chair of the Accounting Department from 2000 to 2008. He taught at Kent State for many years prior to becoming department chair. He is missed deeply. This scholarship was established to honor his memory.
James R. Fako Memorial Endowment
This scholarship is awarded to accounting majors based on financial need and scholastic ability.
Richard & Maude Ferry Accounting Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a first-generation college student based upon merit.
Harold Jenkins Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to accounting majors based on scholastic ability, student organization involvement and other criteria.
J. Edward Mullin Memorial Endowment in Accounting
This scholarship is awarded to an accounting major who has excelled in a taxation course and plans to pursue taxation as a career interest. This award is based on scholastic ability.
Warfield and Company Accounting Scholarship
Scholarship to be awarded to students with at least a 3.0 GPA and demonstrating financial need.
Jean Walford Memorial Endowment
This scholarship is awarded to an accounting major based on scholastic ability, student organization involvement and other criteria.
The Kenneth Niemann scholarship
For this scholarship, you must be pursuing a career in either the finance or accounting industry. You also must have a minimum 3.0 overall GPA.
William Duane Huff III Scholarship
Scholarship recipients must be a junior or senior accounting, marketing or entrepreneurship major with a minimum 3.0 GPA; preference will be given to those with financial need.
Accounting Excellence Awards
Each year, the Accounting Department distributes a number of these awards to recognize the achievement of our accounting majors. The number of awards and the amount of the awards vary each year based on contributions.
Financial Executive Institute Award
No application is required for this award. The department will select an outstanding finance or accounting student looking for a career as a financial executive.