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Luther Speight

The Luther Speight Scholarship, founded by Luther Speight of Luther Speight & Company CPAs. Recognizing the financial challenges many face, this scholarship offers a one-time grant of $1000 to students enrolled in any US university. It's a testament to Luther's commitment to fostering academic growth and supporting the next generation in their educational journey.

at Luther Speight Scholarship

Welcome to, the platform dedicated to fostering education and empowering students through our scholarship opportunities. We believe in the power of education to transform lives and open doors to endless possibilities. As the Managing Partner of Luther Speight & Company CPAs, I am committed to supporting talented and ambitious students in their pursuit of higher education.

What We Offer:

  1. Financial Support: We provide financial assistance to deserving students to help cover tuition fees, books, and other educational expenses.

  2. Empowering Future Leaders: Our scholarship programs are designed to nurture future leaders who will make a positive impact on their communities and the world.

  3. Diverse Opportunities: Luther Speight Scholarship offers a range of scholarships to accommodate students pursuing various fields of study. Whether you’re interested in STEM, the arts, business, or any other discipline, there’s a scholarship opportunity for you.

Get Involved:

Are you a student looking for scholarship opportunities? We invite you to explore our website, where you can find information about our current scholarship programs, eligibility criteria, and application details. Your journey toward a brighter future begins here.

Participants are required to meet certain standards to be eligible.

          • Currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States.
          • Candidates for this scholarship should have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher and be in good overall academic standing.

In order to apply, participants must satisfy certain prerequisites.

          • Complete the online application form. 
          • Provide his/her first and last name, university name, university ID, email, address, and phone number listed at the beginning of the essay.
          • Write an essay of 600-800 words on a provided topic.

Essay Question

“In today’s rapidly evolving world, the importance of education and lifelong learning cannot be overstated. Discuss a personal experience where education played a pivotal role in shaping your perspective or decision-making. How do you envision the Luther Speight Scholarship aiding in your continued educational journey and future aspirations?”

Application info


February 20, 2024


$1000.00 USD

Application Form

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Disclaimer: As we will be announcing and featuring the winner on our website, we kindly request a photograph of each applicant to accompany the announcement.
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Congratulations to our winner!

Every six months, we award a $1,000 scholarship to a student. Meet our most recent winners and learn how you may become the next winner.

Luther Speight Scholarship

Titilope Olotu

University of California, Los Angeles
February 2024 Winner

Luther Speight

Luther Speight is the driving force behind Luther Speight & Company CPAs, a renowned accounting firm with a presence across Louisiana, Tennessee, and Georgia. An alumnus of Clark Atlanta University with a degree in Accounting, Luther’s passion for education and community growth led to the establishment of the Luther Speight Scholarship. This initiative reflects his commitment to supporting students in their academic pursuits and making higher education more accessible.

Luther Speight