Scholarship Program

The BNA Scholar Program started in the Fall of 2019 to connect aspiring accountants at Winthrop to BNA CPAs & Advisors. The program helps young professionals finish their degrees, pass the CPA exam, gain experience in accounting, and get their careers started.

Program Details

• A paid internship for the remainder of college
• A $10,000 scholarship each year to aid tuition, Becker CPA Review, & CPA exam fees
• A guaranteed full-time job post-graduation
• A $2,500 bonus upon completion of the CPA exam

Skills Required

• Candidates should be looking to become a CPA
• Candidates should be hard workers that are self-motivated and want to contribute to a team right away
• At BNA we try to hire for life - so make sure you are looking for a family focused firm where you can grow your career
• Candidates should want to pursue a career in tax and business advising/planning

Interested in Applying?

Use the career form to apply for the scholarship and attach your resume and coverletter.

Contact Form


Fall Semester

• Presentation at Winthrop (end of September/beginning of October)
• Applications Accepted (through October 31st)
• Interviews (1-3 interns selected)
• Training begins


Spring Semester (trial period)

• Paid internship
• Gain an understanding of the processes and challenges of tax season
• Ask questions & gain new knowledge
• Get to know the BNA family & let BNA to get to know you


After that...

• If the intership goes well and the student is high performing, the student will be asked to be a BNA Scholar
• Paid internship until you graduate
• $10,000 scholarship/year
• Work full-time after graduation for a minimum of two-three years
• Pass the CPA exam within 18 months of starting full time and receive a $2,500 signing bonus