Deloitte Targets CPA Barriers for Black, Latino Students

June 2, 2021, 1:02 PM

Deloitte LLP has pledged $30 million to help hundreds of Black and Latino students cover the extra year of school they will need to qualify for their CPA license.

The scholarships are part of a broader $75 million effort to close the diversity gap in the accounting profession by targeting barriers that keep Black and Latino students from pursuing their license—a key to unlocking a career in tax or auditing.

The commitment could fund more than 800 scholarships over six years to help students earn master’s degrees and complete the 150 hours of schooling required ...

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