Incoming Freshmen Scholarships

The College of Business Administration has several scholarships available for incoming freshmen who plan to pursue a major in the college. Unless otherwise indicated, please apply for these scholarships by submitting the Scholarship Application for Incoming Students by Feb. 28. For additional information, contact Andrienne Calderon in the CBA Dean's Office at 330-972-7045 or by e-mail to scholarships.cba@uakron.edu.
Listed below are the award criteria for each scholarship. For additional information, click on “Full Description.”


Joyce Wortman Barnett Endowed International Business Scholarship for Excellence

  • Direct admission to the CBA
  • Strong academic background
  • International business major
Full Description

The Margaret (Zink) Brewster Scholarship in International Business

  • Direct admission to the CBA
  • International business major
Full Description

The H. Peter Burg Scholarship for Incoming Freshmen

  • Resident of the Akron area
  • Preference to graduates of Stow High School or St. Vincent-St. Mary High School
  • High school GPA of at least 3.2
Full Description

Kenneth L. Calhoun Scholarship for Excellence in Finance
*This scholarship will not be available in 2015-2016*

  • Direct admission to the CBA
  • Finance major
Full Description

George W. Daverio Freshman Scholarship *No application – recipients selected from list of incoming Accounting majors*

  • Graduate of an area high school
  • Direct admission to the CBA by the end of the first week of February
  • Accounting major
Full Description

The Flora G. Flint Endowed Scholarship

  • Female
  • High school GPA of at least 3.0.
Full Description

Karen Frey Scholarship *This scholarship will not be available in 2015-2016*

  • Graduate of a Catholic high school with preference to graduates of St. Vincent-St. Mary High School
  • High school GPA of at least 3.0.
Full Description

The Donald S. Hills Endowed Scholarship Fund in the George W. Daverio School of Accountancy *No application – recipients selected from list of incoming Accounting majors*

  • Direct admission to the CBA by the end of the first week of February
  • Accounting major
Full Description

The Russell R. and Vivienne S. Johnstone Scholarship

  • Financial need
Full Description

The Peggy and Bill Maltarich Jr. Endowed Business Scholarship in Excellence *This scholarship will not be available in 2015-2016*

  • Direct admission to the CBA
Full Description

The R.C. and Katharine Musson Endowment Fund in the College of Business Administration

  • Direct admission to the CBA
  • Strong academic background
Full Description

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
Full Description

The Charlotte Ostroff Memorial Scholarship

  • Direct admission to the CBA
  • Admission to the Honors College
Full Description

The Richard C. Rea, CPA, Scholarship Fund *No application – recipients selected from list of incoming Accounting majors*

  • Direct admission to the CBA by the end of the first week of February
  • Residency in a county in which Rea and Associates Inc. has an office
  • Accounting major
Full Description

Galen J. Roush Memorial Scholarship

  • Accounting or finance major
  • Incoming freshmen:
    • direct admission to the CBA
    Current students:
    • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.6
    • Completion of certain course requirements
Full Description

Sidney R. and Cora Walker Scholarship

    Incoming Freshmen:
    • Direct admission to the CBA
    • ACT score of at least 21
    • Marketing management, sales management, integrated marketing communications or international business major
    Current Students:
    • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
    • Marketing management, sales management, integrated marketing communications or international business major, or entrepreneurship minor
    • Minimum enrollment of at least 6 credits per semester
    Full Description

    The Robert D. and Peggy A. Weed Scholarship for Excellence in Business

    • Direct admission to the CBA
    • Strong academic background
    Full Description

    Bernard F. Zaucha Endowed Scholarship for Excellence *This scholarship will not be available in 2015-2016*

    • Graduate of Archbishop Hoban High School, with first preference to accounting majors.
    Full Description