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General School of Business Scholarships

Award Process

Unless specified by an application link, scholarships awarded by the School of Business are based on student merit and donor criteria. There is no application process. The scholarship committee, which is made up of School of Business faculty and staff will decide on the designation of the awards. This process begins every spring for the fall semester. 

To be eligible for consideration for scholarships, students must be admitted to the university, have submitted transcripts,  GPA and ACT scores along with declaring a major field of study. 


Distinguished Scholar Awards

The Distinguished Business Scholar Awards were established in 2014 to recognize undergraduate students who are achieving academic excellence while pursuing their degree in business. Each award is $2,500. This award is not available for graduate students. 

Eligibility

To be considered for the Distinguished Business Scholar Award, undergraduate 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, statement of future plans, 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 3.5
  • 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 Friday, December 22nd by 5:00pm. 

Application process is now open for the 2018-2019 academic year. 


Business Alumni

Business alumni established this scholarship for students majoring in any of the academic fields of study offered through the School of Business. 

Business Faculty

Undergraduate students majoring in the School of Business who have at least one full academic year of study left prior to graduation and have completed at least one academic year of study left prior to graduation and have completed at least one academic year at ESU are eligible for this scholarship.

Capitol Federal Savings Scholarship

This renewable scholarship is available to Kansas high school graduates majoring in the School of Business. First preference will go to graduates of Emporia, Wichita, Manhattan, Salina, Topeka, Lawrence and Kansas City high schools. The minimum GPA is 3.25.

Historically, this scholarship is awarded to students who have a higher than 3.5 GPA and a 25 ACT composite score or higher.

George W. Walters

Students majoring in business who demonstrate scholarly achievements and financial need will be eligible for this renewable scholarship. Consideration will be given to a master's degree student in business education that is a DPE member.

Donald S. Miller Scholarship

This fund is to provide scholarship assistance to undergraduate students selected by the School of Business Scholarship Committee. Recipient(s) shall have an overall grade-point average of 3.25.

Charles & Wilma Hummert Scholarship

Students selected to receive this scholarship shall be a Business major, Kansas high school graduate, and have a 3.0 grade-point average. 

Anonymous

Business alumni established this scholarship for students majoring in any of the academic fields of study offered through the School of Business.

Lieutenant Governor Gary Sherrer Leadership Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to students who display leadership qualities, who are involved in a leadership role in one or more campus organization and who maintain an appropriate GPA.


Don't forget to check out Business ScholarshipsFinancial Aid & Scholarships, and Professional Organization Scholarships.