Scholarship List

Any CBA Major Scholarships

The scholarships listed below are available to students in any of the majors within the College of Business Administration. To apply for any of these scholarships, submit the online CBA Scholarship Application for Current Students. 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 Form 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 Form for Current Students”.


The Scott Robert Antill Endowed Memorial Scholarship This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time CBA student with a GPA of at least 3.2. Full Description

The Brunswick/Sigrist Endowed Scholarship *This scholarship will not be available in 2014-2015* This scholarship is awarded to a sophomore, junior or senior who has demonstrated high achievement in both leadership and scholarship without regard for financial need. Priority is given to students who are employed at least part-time and whose educational objective is to work in the industry and business community upon graduation. Full Description

The H. Peter Burg Scholarship for Current Students This Scholarship will be awarded to students from the Akron area.  First preference will be given to students pursuing a degree in the CBA.  Current students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of at least 3.3.  Special consideration will be given to students who may be in danger of not completing their degree due to financial hardship.  Leadership experience and/or involvement in campus or community activities may also be considered in the selection process. Full Description

The Christian Values in Business Endowed Scholarship These scholarships are to be awarded to students who are active members of a Christian church in Summit County, who demonstrate an exemplary spiritual life, and show definite promise of Christian service in the business community. Full Description

The Elinor and Delmar A. Christensen Scholarship Fund Students enrolled in both the College of Business Administration and the ROTC program are eligible for this scholarship. Full Description

The Kathryn Warther Dindo and Thomas William Dindo Endowed Scholarship The scholarship will be awarded to a CBA junior or senior who lived in and graduated from a high school in Tuscarawas County, Ohio. Candidates will be selected on the basis of academic standing (GPA of at least 3.0) and financial need. A GPA of at least 3.0 is required for renewal of the award. Full Description

The Robert E. Donovan Scholarship This scholarship is awarded annually to deserving female students who are pursing degrees in engineering, law, or business, and have a demonstrated financial need. Full Description

The Dr. James W. Dunlap Endowed Scholarship The recipient(s) of this scholarship will be at the junior or senior grade level, pursuing any one of the CBA’s academic programs. First consideration will go to students who demonstrate strong interest and participation in CBA student organizations, particularly Pi Sigma Epsilon, Beta Gamma Sigma, Delta Sigma Pi, Beta Alpha Psi, Toastmasters and the International Business Association. Full Description

The Kenneth Fahs Burkins Endowed Scholarship *This scholarship will not be available in 2014-2015* This scholarship will be awarded to a sales or marketing major, based equally on academic merit, financial need, and leadership in college and community activities. Full Description

The Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar Endowed Scholarship This scholarship provides financial assistance for deserving undergraduate students in the College of Business Administration. Applicants are chosen on the basis of academic standing and need, and must be from the greater Akron area. Full Description

The J. Randall Hagerman Memorial Scholarship *This scholarship will not be available in 2014-2015* Recipients of this scholarship will be selected by the CBA Scholarship Committee, in consultation with the Office of Student Financial Aid, on the basis of academic merit, leadership skills and financial need. Full Description

Joseph C. Hete & Family Endowed Scholarship Applicants are expected to be employed on a part-time or full-time basis and have demonstrated financial need. Full Description

William G. and Ruth E. Lamb Memorial Scholarship in Business The recipient of The William G. and Ruth E. Lamb Memorial Scholarship in Business must have a declared major in business or related field, be enrolled as a full-time student and be active in the community or in campus service. Special consideration will be given to those pursuing self-employment and small business operations or the pre-pharmacy program. Full Description

The Robert R. Morrison Endowed Scholarship for Excellence in Business Applicants for this scholarship should have good academic records, participate in extracurricular activities, and have some full-time or part-time work experience. Full Description

The Fern Murphy-Victor Endowed Scholarship This renewable $500 scholarship is awarded to a female student who is a junior or senior business major of high moral character, with a grade point average of at least 3.0. Full Description

The Isidore C. and Penny W. Myers Scholarship This scholarship will provide assistance to employees of Myers industries, Inc., or their children, for the pursuit of studies in the College of Business Administration. Full Description

The Stephen A. Perry and Sondra D. Perry Endowed Scholarship *This scholarship will not be available in 2014-2015* This scholarship was established to encourage students who have demonstrated the capacity and motivation to achieve significant educational and career goals in life, and require financial assistance to do so. Preference will be given to students from Stark County. Full Description

The Roger T. and Judith A. Read Endowed Scholarship in Business Administration This scholarship supports juniors and seniors in the CBA who have maintained a grade point average of at least 3.5 in their collegiate studies. Full Description

The Dean E. Smith Family Scholarship Fund The ideal recipient for this renewable scholarship is a student who maintains high academic standards while participating in the activities of the college and in student or fraternity or sorority life. Full Description

S.T.R.I.V.E. Scholarship Applicants for the S.T.R.I.V.E. scholarship must be CBA majors who have financial need and have demonstrated persistence towards completion of their degrees. Students who have completed or will be completing 100 credit hours or more before the start of the upcoming Fall semester are eligible to apply. Full Description

The David F. Thomas Endowed Scholarship for Excellence in Business Administration *This scholarship will not be available in 2014-2015*
This scholarship is awarded to students who maintain good academic records, participate in extracurricular activities, and have some full-time or part-time work experience. Full Description

The William and Mildred Walzer Scholarship This scholarship assists current CBA students who are in good academic standing and involved in leadership activities. Full Description

Warther Financial Group, LLC Scholarship in Finance The University of Akron Department of Finance is pleased to announce the application period for the Warther Financial Group, LLC Scholarship in Finance. One $3,000 award will be used toward tuition and fees for the Fall 2014 semester. This award is available to full-time undergraduate students attending the College of Business Administration, majoring in one of the Finance degree programs. The recipient must also intend to participate in the Warther internship program beginning Summer 2014. Full Description