The Sidney R. and Cora Walker Scholarship


These scholarships are provided through an endowment established by Sydney A. and Cora Walker in 1995. There will be a number of $2,000 scholarships awarded for the 2014-2015 academic year to freshmen, sophomores, juniors, or seniors majoring in Marketing Management, Sales Management, Integrated Marketing Communication, International Business, or working towards a minor in Entrepreneurship ($1,000 Fall and $1,000 Spring semester).

Qualifications

  1. Incoming freshmen must have an ACT of 21 or above
  2. Current students must have a GPA of 3.0
  3. Current students must be a declared major in Marketing Management, Sales Management, Integrated Marketing Communication, International Business, or an Entrepreneurship minor
  4. Scholarship is renewable for students who maintain a 3.0 GPA
  5. All Walker Scholarship recipients must reapply for the scholarship each year by the deadline
  6. Students may be either part or full-time, however part-time students must enroll in at least six credits per semester

Application
  • Apply online
  • Attach resume and cover letter, including ACT score for freshmen and GPA for current students (be sure to state how you meet all qualifications)
  • Deadline is February 3, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.

Complete the online application form below complete with a resume and cover letter, including ACT score for freshmen and GPA for current students. Use the cover letter to specify each scholarship you are applying for and how you meet the minimum requirements.

You must be a current student at The University of Akron to apply.

When scholarship description states “full-time student”, “junior standing”, or another criterion, this applies to the upcoming academic year (fall/spring).

Deadline: February 3, 2014

For more information please contact Ms. David at (330)972-6029 or scholarships.mktg@uakron.edu.

If you have any specific questions about how a scholarship would impact your own situation, please contact the Office of Student Financial Aid.

Complete the Application Form.