Graduate Scholarships

Listed below are the award criteria for CBA graduate scholarships. For additional information about each scholarship, click on “Full Description”.

If after reviewing the full descriptions, you have questions about these scholarships, please contact Myra Weakland in the College of Business Administration Graduate Program's Office at 330-972-7043 or

Also visit the External Scholarships page for information on private scholarship opportunities provided from time-to-time by corporations, foundations and professional organizations.

Akron Tax Club Scholarship

  • Interest in taxation and pursuing a degree program in the George W. Daverio School of Accountancy
  • First preference to students pursuing the MTax degree
  • Second preference to students with an interest in taxation who are pursuing the MS in Accountancy degree
  • Scholarship recipients cannot be eligible for tuition reimbursement from their employer
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Dr. Frank V. Baldo Endowed Scholarship

  • Master’s student pursuing studies in marketing
  • Record of high academic achievement
  • Demonstrated financial need
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
Full Description

Eleanor Christoff Bodurow Award

  • Female
  • Graduate of CBA
  • Enrolled in MBA program in the CBA
Full Description

Georgianna Catherine Dedrick Scholarship

  • Enrollment in the MBA program in the CBA
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Robert E. Donovan Scholarship

  • Female
  • Accepted to or enrolled in CBA graduate program
  • Current students must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5
  • Demonstrated financial need
    Note:This scholarship has a separate application form and requires submission of a personal letter to Mrs. Donovan.
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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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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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The David M. Grubb Endowed Scholarship

  • Demonstrated history of high academic achievement
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Velma Hesselbart Scholarship

  • Female majoring in Marketing Management, Sales Management or Integrated Marketing Communication
  • Junior, senior, or graduate student
  • Full-time student
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The Macro-Davis Joint Degree Scholarship

  • Pursuing joint degree in the College of Business Administration and the School of Law
  • Sound character
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Demonstrated community involvement and servanthood
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
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