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Networks Scholarship

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The Accounting Program strives to prepare students to assume roles as accounting professionals in society as well as provide them with a foundation for continued life-long learning.

Learning Goals

In addition to the learning goals established for all Scott College of Business majors, students graduating with a major in accounting will demonstrate the following knowledge and skills:

  • An understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and accounting theory that embodies the technical knowledge required for entry into the accounting professions.
  • The ability to apply financial accounting, cost accounting, auditing, and taxation to address the information needs of organizations.
  • Competency in current technology relevant to the accounting profession.

To view the document in its entirety, follow this link: Mission Statement

Accounting Overview


For students studying for a career in financial services – all majors in the Scott College of Business are eligible.

  • 4-year Full Tuition Scholarship valued over $33,000
  • $3,000 Professional Development Account
  • International Travel & Professional Conferences
  • Corporate Industry Visits
  • Professional Resumé Review
  • Interview Preparation
  • Career & Educational Planning
  • Corporate & Faculty Mentors
  • Access to Internships
  • Laptop Computer
  • Student-Led Leadership Opportunities

Total value of scholarship: $35,000

Networks Scholarship Application Deadline: December 5

Completed applications, including an official high school transcript will receive preferred consideration.

Set Yourself Apart

Networks Financial Institute (NFI) provides four-year scholarships for qualified, incoming Indiana state University freshmen who choose to pursue a career in financial services. In its mission to prepare students for financial services careers, NFI recognized that the best entry-level positions in the industry are available for graduates who distinguish themselves with the right attitude, knowledge, skills leadership and experiences.

Careers in Financial Services

If you choose to study financial services, what are your options for a career? Networks Scholars choose from careers in all business areas, such as management, financial analysis and planning, information systems, marketing and sales, accounting and insurance and risk management. The Scott College of Business offers a variety of highly-rated academic programs as majors and minors in these areas. Financial services, itself, may be taken as a major, and all Scott College of Business students complete a solid business core of courses in addition to courses in their selected majors. Your coursework along with the exceptional activities designed specifically for Networks Scholars will help ensure you are prepared for a wide variety of career options.

Eligibility Criteria

  • A cumulative grade point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale

  • A 1070 SAT (combined critical reading and math) or 1140 SAT (Evidence-Based Reading and Writing and Math) or 23 ACT

  • Ranking in the top 15% of the senior class

For More Information

Accounting is an important part of every business and industry around the world. Successful accountants possess interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills. Accountants must also bring a broad perspective and special accounting knowledge to the job.

The field of accounting offers challenging and rewarding opportunities in public accounting, tax accounting, industry, government, and not-for-profit organizations. The courses and hands-on experiences we provide in the Scott College of Business will prepare you for any of these exciting careers.

For general information please see the Student Resources pages.



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