Student Membership

High School Student Members

Membership Benefits

  • Have your questions answered regarding your future career path by a college student, accounting professor, and/or CPA;
  • Be made aware of scholarship opportunities available to you that will help with college costs;
  • Participate in summer programs and special workshops to learn more about accounting;
  • Improve your college application to differentiate yourself from your peers; and
  • Receive newsletters with information on scholarships and events relevant to you!

Resources & Support

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MSCPA student members receive:

Connections and Resources

Scholarships

Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship

The Diversity & Inclusion scholarship is earmarked for a student of an underrepresented race that has graduated from an MSCPA summer CAMP/ACAP program.

In order to qualify, a student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a Massachusetts resident;
  • Be a rising college freshman or rising college sophomore;
  • Have a minimum GPA or QPA of 3.0;
  • Have been accepted to a college or university; and
  • Be planning to study accounting at the college level.

Upcoming Events

"Is Accounting for Me?" High School Accounting Conference

photoFind out what a day in the life of a CPA is like! If you are interested in learning all about the accounting profession, join us for our "Is Accounting for Me?" high school conference!

This half day conference will give you all the information you’ll need to decide if you’d like to study accounting in college and ultimately join the profession. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the event concludes at 1:15 p.m.

The conference includes:
  • Interactive activities;
  • Panel discussions with accounting professionals and college students;
  • A networking lunch with faculty, students and CPA practitioners; and
  • An optional tour of the campus.

If you are interested in attending, ask your teacher today! You are also permitted to attend unchaperoned with the approval of your teacher. 

MSCPA Diversity Summer Programs

photoMSCPA/UMass Amherst CAMP Program:

The Careers in Accounting and Management Professions (CAMP) program is a week-long, residential, all expense-paid, summer program to introduce students of diverse ethnic backgrounds to various opportunities available in the business world, particularly accounting.

Activities include:

  • Resume building workshops;
  • Exploration of opportunities in the accounting profession;
  • Various social activities throughout the week;
  • A visit to Fenway Park; and
  • A tour of a public accounting firm.

MSCPA/NABA/Fisher College ACAP Program:

The Accounting Careers Awareness program (ACAP) is a week-long, non-residential, all expense-paid, summer program to introduce students of diverse ethnic backgrounds to various opportunities available in the business world, particularly accounting. Held at Fisher College in Boston, the program offers a diverse set of learning experiences that includes panel discussions, interactive exercises, field trips and guest lectures from area business and government professionals. The program is designed to be fun, challenging and engaging.

Activities include:

  • Resume building workshops;
  • Exploration of opportunities in the accounting profession;
  • Various social activities throughout the week;
  • A student outing & visit to an accounting firm; and
  • A tour of a public accounting firm.

Graduates of either of these programs are eligible to apply for a $1,000 renewable scholarship to go towards their accounting education. For more information about these programs, please contact Erica DeBiase.

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