Accounting Student Resources

A Rewarding CPA Career Awaits

Jump-start your future career as a COCPA student member.

You’re the future of our profession.

As a COCPA student member, enjoy countless opportunities to learn and forge a strong career path.


Scholarships for Colorado Accounting Students

Founded in 1958, the Educational Foundation of the COCPA provides scholarships to students in Colorado who are on the path to a CPA career.

Scholarships are awarded in August for the fall term and may be applied to tuition, textbooks, fees, and on-campus room and board. Applicants must be pursuing a degree with accounting emphasis from an eligible, 4-year Colorado college or university.

Apply between March 1 and June 30, 2023 to be considered for a scholarship for the Merit Scholarship Application.

Apply between January 17 and March 31, 2023 to be considered for a scholarship for the Community College Accounting Scholarship.

Other scholarship opportunities: Visit these websites to learn about available scholarships. →

Career Center

Access career planning tools, discover job opportunities, connect with employers, prepare for job interviews, and more with the COCPA’s Career Center!

Click below to get started, create an account, and upload your resumé.

Contact Stacy Svendsen with questions about the COCPA Career Center at

Advocacy Team
Advocacy Team

The COCPA Student Alliance 

A group designed to help Colorado accounting students navigate their educational and professional journey by providing meetings, resources, networking events, and volunteer opportunities.

Meetings will include guest speakers, support from peers, connections in the field, knowledge sharing, CPA Exam study tips, assistance with the COCPA Career Center, resumes and cover letters, and more!

Students interested in joining: Please contact Abbey Aguirre, Student, Faculty, and Young Professionals Engagement Representative, at or 303-741-8623 to join. 


Take advantage of the following members-only discounts:

Ready to join COCPA?

Enjoy the incredible full benefits of COCPA membership for a discounted student rate of just $24 annually.

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To learn more about student membership, events, or products, contact Abbey Aguirre, Student and Faculty Engagement Representative: | 303-741-8623.