Marketing Scholarships

The Department of Marketing has scholarships available for marketing management, sales management and integrated marketing communications majors. The award criteria for each scholarship are listed below. Please read the “Full Description” for additional information, including application procedures.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS: 5:00 P.M. - on the 3rd Friday  in March (except for Walker Scholarship applications which are due on the first Monday in February).

Apply for all scholarships for which you are eligible, based on the qualifications listed. You will need to create a separate cover letter for every scholarship you apply for stating how you meet all the qualifications specific to each scholarship. Please call Ms. Marie David at 330-972-6029 if you have any questions.
Note:

  • Award amounts are subject to change based on The University of Akron’s Budget Office report available in mid-March which provides the amount of money available from each scholarship account.
  • According to the Financial Aid Office, in most cases a scholarship will not affect any Stafford loans that a student is already receiving. If you have specific questions about how a scholarship would impact your own situation, please contact the Financial Aid at 330-972-7032 or finaid@uakron.edu.

    • Graduate of a high school in Summit, Portage or Medina county
    • Full-time CBA student
    • Junior or senior standing
    • First preference to integrated marketing communications (IMC) major
    • Second preference to marketing management major
    • Cumulative GPA of at least 2.75
    • GPA of at least 3.0 in major
    Full Description

    Thomas A. Brewster Scholarship

    • Full-time student
    • *Junior or senior standing
    • Marketing management, sales management, or integrated marketing communications major
    • Cumulative GPA of at least 2.75
    • GPA of at least 3.0 in major
    Full Description

    Velma Hesselbart Scholarship

    • Female
    • Full-time student
    • Junior, senior or master’s standing
    • Marketing management, sales management, or integrated marketing communications major
    Full Description

    Robert and Hellen Mitten Scholarship

    • Full-time student
    • Junior or senior standing
    • Marketing management, sales management, or integrated marketing communications major
    • Cumulative GPA of at least 2.75
    • GPA of at least 3.0 in major
    • Financial need
    Full Description

    Karl O. Nygaard Memorial Scholarship

    • U.S. citizen
    • Full-time student
    • Sophomore, junior or senior standing
    • Marketing management major
    • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.4
    • Significant financial need
    Full Description

    The Dr. George E. Prough Scholarship

    • Junior or senior standing
    • Pursuing a degree in marketing
    • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.25
    • Strong leadership abilities as demonstrated through involvement in campus organizations and/or career related activities
    Full Description

    Clement L. Reymann Scholarship for the Fisher Institute for Professional Selling

    • Junior or senior standing
    • Sales management major
    • Commitment to The University of Akron and the community as demonstrated through extracurricular activities
    Full Description

    Patrick and Nancy Steinkerchner Roberts Scholarship

    • Marketing management, sales management, or integrated marketing communications major
    • Financial need
    • Cumulative GPA of at least 2.5
    • Active involvement in student organizations
    • Demonstrated leadership
    Full Description

    Thomas H. Taylor, Sr. Sales Scholarship

    • First preference to sales management major with an interest in industrial/capital goods distribution
    • Second preference to other sales management majors
    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