The A. Frederic Banda Scholarship

Former students of A. Frederic Banda, in sincere appreciation for the support and guidance that he gave them while at The University of Akron, established this scholarship to honor him in 2003. In addition to traditional instruction in the area of finance, Dr. Banda extended his lessons beyond the classroom to encourage student participation in college activities, student associations and professional internships. The A. Frederic Banda Scholarship recipient will be at the sophomore, junior, or senior level, enrolled in the College of Business Administration and pursuing a degree in finance. The recipient must maintain a 3.0 grade point average.

Please submit the online CBA Scholarship Application for Current Students below. For additional information, contact Melinda Newman, Associate Professor in the Department of Finance at 330-972-6108 or

NOTE:If you are applying for more than one of the scholarships that require the "Scholarship Application Form for Current Students", you do not need to submit a separate application for each scholarship. You may submit one application form, one copy of your resume and one essay. This applies only to scholarships that require the "Scholarship Application Form for Current Students".

Complete the Application Form.