Graduate Scholarships

For additional information, contact Andrienne Calderon in the College of Business Administration Dean’s Office at 330-972-7045 or scholarships.cba@uakron.edu.

Akron Tax Club Scholarship The Akron Tax Club Scholarship is intended to fund a graduate assistantship or scholarship for a student with an interest in taxation who is pursuing a degree program in the George W. Daverio School of Accountancy. In allocating the scholarship, preference should be given first to students who are pursuing the MTax degree, followed by students with an interest in taxation who are pursuing the MS in Accountancy degree. Scholarship recipients cannot be eligible for a tuition reimbursement program from their employer. The award is made by the School of Accountancy’s Scholarship Committee and approved by the School’s Chair. Full Description

Benjamin and Nancy Suarez Direct and Interactive Marketing Scholarship Two awards will be made to a College of Business Administration Graduate student to support the study of Direct Interactive Marketing. An award of $3,000 toward tuition, fees and course materials will designated for students to take the following two courses for the 2012-2013 academic year:

6600: 615 Cross-Media Database Marketing 3 credits

6600: 630 Customer Relationship Management (CRM) 3 credits

The recipients will be based on scholarship and leadership. Full Description

CBA NSHMBA University Partners Program

NSHMBA University Partners Program  NSHMBA mandates the following requirements for the University Partners who select their NSHMBA Scholars:

  • Be United States Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident
  • Preference may be given but is not limited to students of Hispanic heritage or students with a demonstrated commitment to the Hispanic community
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent) from either a bachelor’s degree or master’s degree
  • Enroll in the AACSB accredited program
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Finance Advisory Board Economic Summit Awards Program

  • Undergraduate or graduate finance major
  • Minimum cumulative GPA: Graduate – 3.8; Undergraduate – 3.5
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Involvement in extracurricular activities
  • Work experience
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Tax Executives Institute (TEI) Scholarship A scholarship awarded to an outstanding graduate student in the Masters of Taxation program. Full Description

The David M. Grubb Endowed Scholarship

  • Demonstrated history of high academic achievement
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The Eleanor Christoff Bodurow Award This $1,500 annual award is presented to women alumni of the College of Business Administration who are currently pursuing an MBA degree in the CBA. Full Description

The Georgianna Catherine Dedrick Scholarship *This scholarship will not be available in 2015-2016* This scholarship provides tuition-only assistance to students in the MBA program. Full Description

The Jeffrey R. Brashares Endowed Scholarship in SCM

  • First preference to students pursuing a major, minor or graduate concentration in supply chain management
  • Second preference to other management majors with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25
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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 Macro-Davis Joint Degree Scholarship This scholarship assists deserving students who are earning a joint degree in the College of Business Administration and the School of Law and demonstrate financial need, community involvement and servanthood. Full Description

The Robert E. Donovan Scholarship

  • Female students
  • Complete of at least 32 credits
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 2.5
  • Demonstrated financial need
Full Description

Velma Hesselbart Scholarship

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