Scholarships in Business, General

Earl G. Graves Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be a junior or senior business major enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States; or a graduate student enrolled or accepted to a master's or doctoral program within a business school at an accredited college or university in the United States (applicant may apply during their sophomore year). Applicant must be in good academic standing and making satisfactory progress toward an undergraduate or graduate degree. Applicant must be in the top 20% of his/her class and be a full-time student without financial need.

Rex D. Ebrite Scholarship

Award: $375, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. First priority is given to a Gainesville High School graduate; second priority to any Ozark County graduate; and third priority to any Greene, Polk, Dade, Lawrence, Christian, Webster, or Dallas County graduate with financial need.

Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship

Award: -, Deadline: January 21

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen with a minimum 3.2 GPA and who has earned a bachelor's degree.

Business Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 1 (Priority)

Applicant must be enrolled at the University of Missouri at Columbia.

George M. Penney Presidential Scholarship

Award: $2,416, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must rank in the top 15% of class and be enrolled as an incoming freshman in the School of Business or public justice.

James L. Biggane Fellowship in Finance & Fiscal Studies

Award: $32,000, Deadline: April 10

Applicant must a U.S. citizen, 35 years of age or older, looking to make a mid-career move.

Dean's Scholarship for International Students

Award: $5,000, Deadline: None

Application highlighting leadership skills, community involvement, and strong academics is required to be submitted.

The Earl G. Graves Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be a junior or senior business major enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States; or a graduate student enrolled or accepted to a master's or doctoral program within a Business school at an accredited college or university in the United States (applicant may apply during their sophomore year). Applicant must currently be a full-time student in good academic standing and making satisfactory progress toward an undergraduate or graduate degree. Financial need is not required. Members of the National NAACP Board of Directors, SCF Trustees, National Youth Work Committe, the NAACP Scholarship Selection Committee, employees and their spouses or families to the first degree of consanguinity are not eligible to apply for or receive this scholarship. Three letters of recommendation (other than relatives): one personal reference, two academic references from the business school of the accredited college (academic letters must be on official letterhead); recent official college transcript, evidence of full-time enrollment, and one page essay required.

Associated Bank Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be majoring in business or accounting.

William R. Goldfarb Memorial Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must include transcript and hold a valid ham radio license. Selection based upon qualification and financial need.

Maxine and Roland Coleman Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 15 (Priority)

Awarded annually to two students at Cheyney, one female and one male, majoring in business.

Kent Hollingsworth Memorial Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must major a sophomore, junior, or senior majoring in equine business.

Executive Women Alumni Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must be a female, business student, with financial need.

Harris Nesbitt Financial Women's Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be an undergraduate who demonstrates financial need, academic accomplishment, and an interest in advancing women's roles in the financial services industry.

Marilyn S. Broad Memorial Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a student in the Zicklin School of Business and must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicant should display an interest in advancing the equality of women in the workplace through his/her course work or participation in activities relevant to the cause.

S.W. Schmall Memorial Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 10

Applicant must have a minimum 2.3 GPA and demonstrate financial need.

Hughes Brothers Inc. Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be an incoming freshman student who has graduated from an accredited North Carolina high school and who has demonstrated interest in majoring in on of the programs offered by the Cameron School of Business.

William and Olive Barnes Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must rank in the top tenth of class and have a minimum SAT Reasoning score of 1100.

Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.

Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.

Business Excellence Award

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 15 (Priority)

Selection is based upon class rank, SAT or ACT scores, and academic merit.

Caterpillar Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: February 15

Preference will be given to dependents of Caterpillar, Inc. employees. If funding allows, applicants majoring in business, who live in the Decatur geographic area, who have demonstrated a financial need and a high potential for academic success, may be considered. Recipients must be admitted to Millikin University and must complete the scholarship application by February 15.

Susan L. Keiser Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Selection is based upon financial need.

Gerald P. Kessler Scholarship

Award: $1,200, Deadline: None

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Selection is based upon financial need.

Edward and Florence Brower Memorial Award

Award: $125, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and high grades in Accounting I and II and must demonstrate an interest in a career in accounting and involvement in the Business Department, a club, or the community.

Ann Marie Brown Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: November 30

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrate community service and campus leadership.

Charles VanArsdale Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must pre-major in the school of business and demonstrate academic excellence and potential for success in business and entrepreneurism.

HSF/General Motors Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a United States citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 who is of Hispanic heritage. Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and plan to enroll or already be enrolled as a full-time student in a degree seeking program at a four-year accredited institution in the United States, Puerto Rico, or U.S. Virgin Islands during the upcoming academic year. FAFSA and GM Online Assessment (semi-finalists only) are required. Program will begin as of fall 2009.

Beta Gamma Sigma Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a Beta Gamma Sigma member in the Jones School of Business.

FTT Manufacturing Scholarship

Award: $600, Deadline: February 1

Awarded to the junior judged as being the most improved student from freshman to junior years. Applicant must demonstrate humanistic values, volunteerism, and qualities that suggest potential for success in business.