*Please note: All information printed below is subject to change based on The University of Akron’s Budget Office report available in mid-March 2014 which will provide the amount of money available from each scholarship account.
PLEASE READ EACH DESCRIPTION FOR APPLICATION DETAILS.When scholarship description states “full-time student”, “junior standing”, or another criterion, this means during the period that the scholarship is active - the 2014-15 academic year.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS IS: 5:00 P.M., Friday, March 21, 2014 (Except for Walker Scholarship applications which are due on February 3, 2014).
Apply for all scholarships for which you are eligible, based on the qualifications listed. You will need to create a new cover letter for every scholarship you apply for stating how you meet all the qualifications specific to each scholarship.
To apply for the scholarships, see scholarship full description for submission details. Please call Ms. Marie David at 330-972-6029 if you have any questions.
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 any specific questions about how a scholarship would impact your own situation, please contact the Financial Aid Office at 330-972-7032 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The American Advertising Federation, Akron Chapter This endowed scholarship was established in May, 1989, by the former Advertising Club of Akron. The American Advertising Federation Akron Chapter Endowed Scholarship in Marketing is awarded to a full-time junior or senior student who is majoring in Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) or related field. The scholarship recipient must possess an overall GPA of 2.75, or above, and an overall 3.0 GPA, or above, in their chosen major. The scholarship recipient is selected by the University Scholarship Committee. Full Description
Thomas A. Brewster Scholarship One $600 scholarship ($300 Fall and $300 Spring semester) is awarded to a full-time student with junior or senior standing majoring in marketing management, sales management, or integrated marketing communication. Full Description
Velma Hesselbart Scholarship An award of $2,000 ($1,000 Fall and $1,000 Spring semester) toward tuition and fees will be made annually to a woman majoring in marketing management, sales management, or integrated marketing communication who is a full-time student at the junior, senior, or graduate level. Full Description
Robert and Hellen Mitten Scholarships At least ten (10) $1,000 scholarships ($500 Fall and $500 Spring semester) will be awarded to recognize students who exemplify outstanding merit and financial need. Eligible applicants are full-time students at the junior or senior level who are majoring in marketing management, sales management, or integrated marketing communication. Full Description
Karl O. Nygaard Memorial Scholarship One $1,500 scholarship ($750 Fall and $750 Spring semester) will be awarded to an outstanding marketing management major with significant financial need and sophomore, junior, or senior standing. Full Description
The Dr. George E. Prough Scholarship This scholarship is available to a junior or senior currently pursuing a degree in marketing with a GPA of 3.25 or higher. One $1,000 scholarship will be available ($500 Fall and $500 Spring semester). Full Description
The Clement L. Reymann Scholarship For the Fisher Institute of Professional Selling This scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to a junior or senior seeking a career in professional sales. The recipient shall demonstrate scholarship and extracurricular commitment to The University of Akron and their community. Full Description
Patrick and Nancy Steinkerchner Roberts Scholarship The scholarship provides $250 to students majoring in marketing management, sales management, or integrated marketing communication who have financial need and are active in student organizations. Full Description
The Thomas H. Taylor, Sr. Sales Scholarships This scholarship benefits students pursuing degrees in sales management through the Ronald R. and Diane C. Fisher Institute for Professional Selling. Two awards of $2,500 each ($1,250 Fall and $1,250 Spring semester) are available. Full Description
The Sidney R. and Cora Walker Scholarship This scholarship is open to freshmen, sophomores, juniors or seniors who are pursuing majors in marketing management, sales management, e-marketing/advertising and international business or minors in entrepreneurial studies. Full Description