Scholarships

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CPA Australia and Australian Scholarship Foundation scholarship

CPA Australia and the Australian Scholarship Foundation (ASF) offer up to five scholarships annually.

The purpose of the scholarship is to enable managers and financial officers of registered charitable organisations to enhance their knowledge and skills, contributing to the management and accountability of charitable not-for-profit organisations.

The scholarship entitles recipients to exemption from all CPA Program subject fees.

The scholarship application is available through the Australian Scholarships Foundation website.

The scholarship applications will close Monday 18 October 2021.

Read our INTHEBLACK article focusing on one of the past CPA Australia and ASF scholarship recipients, Luisa Diaz-Zeledon.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander scholarships

CPA Australia sponsors up to five Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander scholarships annually.

The scholarships aim to help people to meet the educational requirements for CPA status, and demonstrate their commitment to learning to potential employers.

The scholarship entitles recipients to exemption from all CPA Program subject fees and a full three years of ASA membership fees waived, at Associate level.

To find out more, email Holly Martin, Indigenous Initiatives Lead, at [email protected] 

Māori scholarships

CPA Australia offers up to two scholarships annually for students of Māori descent.

The scholarships are awarded each October to the best-qualified applications, based on tertiary academic results.

These scholarships are designed to assist recipients to meet the education requirements needed to attain CPA status.

Scholarship recipients will be exempt from all CPA Program subject fees and first year membership fees as an Associate (ASA).

Not-for-profit scholarship New Zealand

CPA Australia offers up to two scholarships annually for professionals working in the not-for-profit sector in New Zealand.

The scholarships are designed to assist recipients to meet the educational requirements needed to attain CPA status.

Scholarship recipients will be exempt from all CPA Program subject fees and from the first year's membership fees as an Associate (ASA).

Oceania Regional Scheme

The Oceania Regional Scheme was established to facilitate nationals of select Oceania countries to undertake the CPA Program.

It eases the financial burden for eligible individuals by offering subsidised assessment, exam, enrolment and membership fees.

Find out more about the Oceania Regional Scheme