There is a world of opportunity waiting in accounting and finance careers, and TCU wants to get you there.

ACAP is a unique experience designed to inspire diverse high school students to attend college, and pursue a career in accounting and related fields, like finance and entrepreneurship.

A Week at TCU

We are looking for smart, motivated, engaged students. You’ll spend one week on the TCU campus over the summer, getting a taste of the college experience. And it’s all free.

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You will receive free tuition, room and board, books, materials, tools, NABA HS membership and mentoring. The program concludes with a recognition luncheon or banquet for students, parents, speakers, and corporate partners.

The action-packed week will include:

  • Interactive sessions and workshops that introduce accounting, entrepreneurship, finance, technology, and management while providing the foundation of financial literacy and the development of interpersonal skills
  • Prominent business leaders who share their knowledge, provide tips for success, and discuss career opportunities
  • Learning the value of collaboration and teamwork through the group projects or case study initiatives.
  • Experience with careers in accounting firsthand through tours of local certified public accounting firms and companies in the private sector
How to Apply

Summer 2023 Program: July 9-14, 2023

Application Process

We have updated the 2023 ACAP student application. The new portal allows students to upload their transcripts, as well as request recommendations through the portal.


  • Must be a high school Freshman through Senior.
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 for Freshmen and Sophomores, 2.5 for Juniors and Seniors.

How to Apply

  1. Complete the online application
    • Provide two references
    • Upload an unofficial high school transcript
  2. Attend an interview

The application for the 2023 program is now closed. Please check back in January for details about the Summer 2024 program.