UWM’s accounting and taxation scholarships are administered through the J. Arthur Leer Accounting Fund of the UWM Foundation. The fund was established in 1983 to honor Emeritus Professor J. Arthur Leer, a leading figure in developing the accounting and taxation programs at the University.

Eligibility: Undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled in an Accounting program through the Lubar College of Business

How to apply: Accounting students will complete one application through the Panther Scholarship Portal (the Lubar College of Business Accounting application) to be considered for all Accounting awards. The application opens January 22nd and closes April 30th. Members of the accounting faculty will review applications and select recipients who will be awarded in mid-late June.

Jeffrey R. Anderson ’79 Accounting ScholarshipUndergraduate, full-time, pursuing degree in Accounting, minimum cumulative GPA 3.2, renewable if eligibility is maintained, may be used for accounting study abroad course expenses including travel.One$2,000
Blinka Family Tax Education ScholarshipUG and grad students in good standing with preference for those enrolled or intending to enroll in a degree program specializing in tax, and secondarily in accounting. Renewable twice if the student remains eligible.One$2,000
Deloitte Accounting ScholarshipJunior or senior Accounting major that has successfully completed the Intermediate Accounting course.One$1,000
Ramzi Doany Memorial Scholarship3.0 or higher GPA, demonstrated financial need, demonstrated community involvement.One$1,000
The Ronald and Marjorie Krizek Scholarship in AccountingAccounting major, excellence in Accounting, resident of Waukesha County, employed while enrolled.One$3,500
Jerry Leer Advanced Accounting ScholarshipUndergraduate student, majoring in Accounting, outstanding academic achievement.Two$1,500
Jerry Leer/In Memory of Roy H. Tellier Sr. ScholarshipOverall academic performance, performance in accounting courses, outside activities, the factor of need may be considered in the selection of recipients. Students must be full-time, undergraduates in accounting who have completed at least two accounting courses beyond intermediate accounting and have completed at least 30 credits at UWM. Undergraduate students enrolled in accounting who have completed at least 50% of the degree credits.VariesVaries
James H. March ScholarshipUndergraduate or graduate students in Accounting.One$4,000
Thomas Perz Accounting ScholarshipGraduate student in good standing in the MS-A or MS-PA program, minimum 3.0 undergraduate GPA, and minimum “B” in Intermediate Accounting.  Preference for student working to provide financial support for own education.One$4,000
Kirsten & John Schilling ’89 Accounting Integrity ScholarshipLubar College of Business full-time junior or senior, accounting major, cumulative GPA 3.0, demonstrated community involvement as employee or volunteer, statement addressing the importance of personal integrity and principles of business ethics.One$2,500
UWM Tax Alumni ScholarshipFor undergraduate and graduate students majoring in Accounting and not receiving tuition support from an employer.  Preference for: students enrolled full-time at UWM, completed 56 credits at the time of the award, admitted into the accounting major at the time of the award, pursuing tax track.Four$3,000
Harlan & Sandra Ten Pas Tax Accounting ScholarshipLubar College of Business full-time MSPA-Taxation student, outstanding academic achievement. Must have completed an internship in tax accounting.One$5,000
Jim Tucker ’89 and Lee Steinke Accounting ScholarshipUndergraduate or graduate accounting student; academic excellence; demonstrated financial need; preference for 5th year student preparing for CPA exams.One$2,000
Edward L. Vander Grinten ’66 ’70 ScholarshipJuniors, seniors or graduate students majoring in Accounting, including those pursuing the Masters of Science in Accounting and the Masters of Science in Professional Accounting, intention to become a Certified Public Accountant.Three$3,000
Wipfli Accounting ScholarshipAccounting major with junior or senior standing, a minimum GPA of 3.2 or higher.One$1,500
Wolters Kluwer Scholarship in Accounting and TaxationGraduate student enrolled in the MS-Accounting or MSPA-Taxation program in the Lubar College of Business; academic merit; preference for demonstrated financial need.Four$5,000
Jim Collins Graduate Tax ScholarshipLubar College of Business full-time MSPA-Taxation student, outstanding academic achievement.One$3,000