Incoming Freshmen Scholarships

The College of Business Administration has several scholarships available for incoming freshmen who plan to pursue a major in the college.

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

*Application deadline is Wednesday, January 10, 2018.

Application for all Incoming Freshmen Scholarships


Joyce Wortman Barnett Endowed International Business Scholarship for Excellence

  • Direct admission to the CBA
  • Strong academic background
  • International business major
Full Description

The Margaret (Zink) Brewster Scholarship in International Business

  • Direct admission to the CBA
  • International business major
Full Description

The H. Peter Burg Scholarship for Incoming Freshmen

  • Resident of the Akron area
  • Preference to graduates of Stow High School or St. Vincent-St. Mary High School
  • High school GPA of at least 3.2
Full Description

Kenneth L. Calhoun Scholarship for Excellence in Finance

  • Direct admission to the CBA
  • Finance major
Full Description

George W. Daverio Freshman Scholarship
*No application – recipients selected from list of incoming Accounting majors*

  • Graduate of an area high school
  • Direct admission to the CBA by the end of the first week of February
  • Accounting major
Full Description

The Flora G. Flint Endowed Scholarship

  • Female
  • High school GPA of at least 3.0.
Full Description

Karen Frey Scholarship

  • Graduate of a Catholic high school with preference to graduates of St. Vincent-St. Mary High School
  • High school GPA of at least 3.0.
Full Description

The Donald S. Hills Endowed Scholarship Fund in the George W. Daverio School of Accountancy
*No application – recipients selected from list of incoming Accounting majors*

  • Direct admission to the CBA by the end of the first week of February
  • Accounting major
Full Description

The Russell R. and Vivienne S. Johnstone Scholarship

  • Financial need
Full Description

The Peggy and Bill Maltarich Jr. Endowed Business Scholarship in Excellence

  • Direct admission to the CBA
Full Description

The R.C. and Katharine Musson Endowment Fund in the College of Business Administration

  • Direct admission to the CBA
  • Strong academic background
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
Full Description

The Charlotte Ostroff Memorial Scholarship

  • Direct admission to the CBA
  • Admission to the Honors College
Full Description

The Richard C. Rea, CPA, Scholarship Fund
*No application – recipients selected from list of incoming Accounting majors*

  • Direct admission to the CBA by the end of the first week of February
  • Residency in a county in which Rea and Associates Inc. has an office
  • Accounting major
Full Description

Galen J. Roush Memorial Scholarship

  • Accounting or finance major
  • Incoming freshmen:
    • direct admission to the CBA
    Current students:
    • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.6
    • Completion of certain course requirements
Full Description

The Dr. Frank L. Simonetti Endowed Scholarship

  • Human resource management, Management information systems or Supply chain/operations management major
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.4
  • Significant potential as future business leaders as evidenced by academic success, civic involvement and community efforts
Full Description

The Robert D. and Peggy A. Weed Scholarship for Excellence in Business

  • Direct admission to the CBA
  • Strong academic background
Full Description

Bernard F. Zaucha Endowed Scholarship for Excellence

  • Graduate of Archbishop Hoban High School, with first preference to accounting majors.
Full Description