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School of Business Distinguished Business Scholar Award

Distinguished Business Scholar Awards

The Distinguished Business Scholar awards were established in 2014 to recognize students who are achieving academic excellence while pursuing their degree in business.

Each award is $2,500


To be considered for the Distinguished Business Scholar Award, students must apply in the Spring before their last one or two full-time semesters. Students must be completing a degree within the School of Business. Applicants must provide a resume, a statement of future plans, an unofficial transcript of all college coursework, and a letter of recommendation from a School of Business faculty member teaching within the student’s major field of study .

  • The minimum cumulative GPA for consideration is 3.50.

  • Recipients will be selected each spring by a committee comprised of faculty within the School of Business.

  • The scholarship provides funding for the recipients’ final one or two terms at Emporia State and is not renewable.

Deadline for submission is Monday, March 1th by 5:00 pm.

Applicants may deliver their materials to Cremer Hall room 421 or via email to

Please contact Dr. Rich with questions at (620) 341-5345