AFIS Scholarships

The Department of Accounting, Finance & Information Systems offers a number of scholarships for incoming freshmen as well as continuing students.

  • Accounting and Finance students may apply by completing this Application Survey. The deadline to apply for Accounting and Finance scholarships is April 24th at midnight.
  • Risk Management & Insurance students may apply by visiting the RMI website.

Accounting

Nina B. Duvall Endowed Scholarship
The Nina B. Duvall Endowed Scholarship is awarded to School of Business students working towards a degree in accounting. Eligible recipients must place within the top 10 percent of their high school graduating class, have a demonstrated financial need, and must be a resident of the state of Kentucky and reside in a county within the area situated east of Interstate Route 75. The area also includes those counties bisected by I-75. The scholarship is renewable and will be available for up to ten semesters of full-time enrollment. The recipient must apply each year meeting the following criteria: a GPA of at least 3.2. Should the recipient's GPA fall below 3.2 in any semester, they may not reapply until a GPA average of 3.2 is again achieved. The endowment will award two $1,000 scholarships.

Dr. Jessica Johnson Frazier Endowed Scholarship
The Dr. Jessica Johnson Frazier Endowed Scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman female student majoring in Accounting from Eastern Kentucky.  The student must have an ACT score of 25 or above and must exhibit involvement in high school activities and/or community service in a leadership capacity. For more information on this scholarship, contact the AFIS office at 859-622-1087.

Gayle Mason Scholarship
The Gayle Mason Scholarship is awarded to a female, senior accounting major who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in academics and leadership. For more information on this scholarship, contact the AFIS office at 859-622-1087.

McIlvaine Memorial Endowed Scholarship
For entering freshman accounting majors. The McIlvaine Memorial Endowed Scholarship is awarded to an accounting major who is an entering freshman. The recipient is awarded full in-state tuition. For more information on this scholarship, contact the AFIS office at 859-622-1087.

Max Reed Scholarship
The Max Reed Scholarship is awarded to a junior accounting major based on academic excellence and leadership abilities. For more information on this scholarship, contact the AFIS office at 859-622-1087.

R.R. Richards Scholarship
The R.R. Richards Scholarship is awarded to a senior accounting major who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement. The recipient is awarded full in-state tuition. For more information on this scholarship, contact the AFIS office at 859-622-1087.

KYCPA Educational Foundation Scholarships (Non-departmental, professional scholarship)
Applicants must: Be enrolled in a Kentucky college or university and be at least a sophomore at the time of application; have an overall grade point average of at least 2.75 and an accounting grade point average of 3.0; have completed Principles of Accounting. The scholarships recognize scholastic achievement and leadership qualities in students who plan to become CPAs. Scholarship amounts range from $1,000 to $2,500. Students interested in applying should visit the KYCPA website at http://www.kycpa.org/Content/FutureCPA/College/Scholarships.aspx.

Financial Executives International (Non-departmental, professional scholarship)
The Financial Executives International is awarded to a student possessing superior academic achievement and leadership in accounting.

Finance

Community Trust Bank Scholarship
This annual scholarship is awarded to an academically superior junior or senior student majoring in finance.

Financial Executives International (Non-departmental, professional scholarship)
The Financial Executives International is awarded to a student possessing superior academic achievement and leadership in finance.

Risk Management & Insurance

14 Scholarships
Various insurance organizations have made scholarships available for students in the program. Currently there are more than 14 scholarships awarded each semester to insurance majors ranging in amount from $200 to full in-state tuition per academic year. Scholarships are awarded each semester to insurance majors/minors.

  • RMI scholarship applications will be called for in April and March.
  • Applicants will need to submit a current resume.
  • For more information, contact the Risk Management and Insurance Program, 170 Business and Technology Center, (859) 622-1579, or visit http://insurance.eku.edu/insurance-scholarships.
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