Any CBA Major Scholarships

The scholarships listed below are awarded through the CBA Dean's Office. Unless otherwise stated, they are open to students in any of the majors within the College of Business Administration. Please apply for these scholarships by submitting the online CBA Scholarship Application for Current Students (unless otherwise indicated). For additional information, contact Andrienne Calderon in the CBA Dean’s Office at 330-972-7045 or scholarships.cba@uakron.edu.

NOTE: If you are applying for more than one of the scholarships that require the “Scholarship Application 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 and indicate the scholarships for which you would like to be considered. This applies only to scholarships that require the “Scholarship Application for Current Students”.
Listed below are the award criteria for each scholarship. For additional information, click on “Full Description”.


The Scott Robert Antill Endowed Memorial Scholarship

  • Full-time enrollment
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.2
  • Involvement in extracurricular activities
  • Financial need
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The Brunswick/Sigrist Endowed Scholarship *This scholarship will not be available in 2015-2016*

  • Sophomore, junior or senior standing
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.4
  • Demonstrated high achievement in leadership
  • Employed at least part-time
  • Educational objective to work in the industry and business community upon graduation
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The H. Peter Burg Scholarship for Current Students

  • Lived in and graduated from a high school in the greater Akron area
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.3
  • Leadership experience and/or involvement in campus or community activities
  • Financial need (special consideration will be given to students who may be in danger of not completing their degree due to financial hardship)
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The Christian Values in Business Endowed Scholarship *This scholarship will not be available in 2015-2016*

  • Active member of a Christian church in Summit County (a recommendation letter from the candidate’s pastor is required)
  • Demonstrated exemplary spiritual life
  • Demonstrated promise of future Christian service in the business community
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 2.5
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The Elinor and Delmar A. Christensen Scholarship Fund

  • Enrollment in both the CBA and the ROTC program
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The Kathryn Warther Dindo and Thomas William Dindo Endowed Scholarship

  • Junior or senior standing
  • Lived in and graduated from a high school in Tuscarawas County, Ohio
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
  • Financial need
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The Robert E. Donovan Scholarship

  • Female students
  • Complete of at least 32 credits
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 2.5
  • Demonstrated financial need
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The John Wesley Doubledee Endowed Scholarship

  • Information systems management or international business major, or entrepreneurship minor
  • Lived in and graduated from high school in Summit County
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The Dr. James W. Dunlap Endowed Scholarship

  • Junior or senior standing
  • Demonstrated strong interest and participation in CBA student organizations, particularly Pi Sigma Epsilon, Beta Gamma Sigma, Delta Sigma Pi, Beta Alpha Psi, Toastmasters or the International Business Association
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
  • At least one semester on the CBA Dean’s List
Full Description

The Kenneth Fahs Burkins Endowed Scholarship

  • Sales or marketing major
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.4
  • Financial need
  • Leadership in college and community activities
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The Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar Endowed Scholarship

  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.3
  • Financial need
  • Lived in and graduated from a high school in the greater Akron area
Full Description

The J. Randall Hagerman Memorial Scholarship

  • Academic merit
  • Leadership skills/experience
  • Financial need
Full Description

Joseph C. Hete & Family Endowed Scholarship

  • Full or part-time employment
  • Demonstrated financial need
Full Description

The David P. Horn Scholarship

  • Preference to accounting, international business, marketing management or sales management major
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
Full Description

William G. and Ruth E. Lamb Memorial Scholarship in Business

  • Full-time enrollment
  • High academic achievement
  • Active involvement in the community or in campus service
  • Special consideration to those pursuing self-employment and small business operations
Full Description

The M. Sue and Robert W. Larson Scholarship for Business and Athletics

  • CBA student
  • Qualified student-athletes competing in the men's basketball program
Full Description

The Robert R. Morrison Endowed Scholarship for Excellence in Business

  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.4
  • Involvement in extracurricular activities
  • Full-time or part-time work experience
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The Fern Murphy-Victor Endowed Scholarship *This scholarship will not be available in 2015-2016*

  • Female student
  • Junior or senior standing
  • Demonstrated high moral character (a recommendation letter testifying to the candidate’s moral character is required)
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
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Isidore C. and Penny W. Myers Scholarship

  • First preference to employee of Myers industries, Inc. or child or grandchild of an employee
  • If there are no applicants from Myers’ Industries, Inc., the general applicant pool of CBA students may be considered
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The Stephen A. Perry and Sondra D. Perry Endowed Scholarship

  • Demonstrated capacity and motivation to achieve significant educational and career goals
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 2.75
  • Financial need
  • Preference to candidates from Stark County, Ohio
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The Roger T. and Judith A. Read Endowed Scholarship in Business Administration

  • Junior and senior standing
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.5
Full Description

The Dean E. Smith Family Scholarship Fund

  • High academic standards
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.4
  • Participation in the activities of the college and in student or fraternity or sorority life
Full Description

S.T.R.I.V.E. Scholarship

  • Financial need
  • Demonstrated persistence towards completion of degree
  • Completion of at least 100 credit hours before the start of the upcoming Fall semester
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David F. Thomas Endowed Scholarship for Excellence in Business Administration *This scholarship will not be available in 2015-2016*

  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.2
  • Participation in extracurricular activities
  • Full-time or part-time work experience
Full Description

The William and Mildred Walzer Scholarship

  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.4
  • Involvement in leadership activities
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