In support of academic excellence, both The University of Akron and the College of Business Administration offer a wide variety of scholarships and other opportunities to help students in their educational pursuits. These scholarships are provided by corporations, foundations, professional organizations, faculty, alumni and other individuals.
Students admitted to a CBA degree program may be eligible for a Graduate Assistantship. A graduate assistant position is an arrangement in which a full-time graduate student works as a computer lab assistant, instructional support assistant, or research assistant (very few research assistants are awarded). In return, the graduate assistant is awarded a stipend and tuition benefits. Read additional information about graduate assistantships and eligibility.
Complete a Graduate Assistantship application.
Diversity scholarships/assistantships are available on a limited basis for underrepresented minority groups and women in underrepresented programs. Interested applicants should submit a complete application for admission and an online Graduate Assistantship application by February 1 for consideration for awards for the following academic year starting in fall.
Industrial Graduate Assistantship (IGA) awards provide businesses and other organizations the opportunity to hire graduate level business students to work 20 hours per week in training positions during the academic year. The student is considered a university employee while receiving real-world work experience and also receiving a tuition scholarship from The University of Akron College of Business Administration (CBA).
Employers interested in hiring students for an Industrial Graduate Assistantship should contact the academic department most closely associated with the type of work the student will be doing to gain approval and to begin the process of finding a student who would be a good fit. Review department details and additional information on the IGA.
Federal College Work Study funding is available to Graduate Students. You should file a FAFSA form and check with The University of Akron Student Financial Aid Office for more information www.uakron.edu/finaid or look up eligibility information at http://www.uakron.edu/finaid/work-study.dot.
Each year, the College of Business Administration awards more than 100 graduate and undergraduate scholarships to both current CBA students and incoming freshmen. Learn about the opportunities within specific areas of study.
The University of Akron offers scholarships specifically for CBA majors. Learn about the awards that are available.
Learn about the many sources of financial aid and work-study opportunities available to all UA students through the University's Office of Student Financial Aid.