The Herman J. Neal scholarship supports African-American students in their pursuit of an accounting education and the CPA designation. These scholarships support students with their junior or senior year, or with the additional year, (30 semester hours) needed to sit for the CPA Exam which can include graduate studies. Scholarships cover the costs of tuition, fees, and can include up to $500 in expenses for books and required classroom materials. They do not cover costs of CPA Exam review courses. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required. Students must plan to sit for the CPA exam in Illinois within three years of the application date and demonstrate progress in accounting courses. For more information and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.