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Scholarships

The following list of scholarships was created by donations from individuals and organizations for students of the College of Business (COB). The FAU Foundation and the Dean's Office administer the scholarships twice a year for Fall and Spring scholarships.

If selected for a scholarship-students are notified via email.  

Students are responsible for checking their emails and meeting deadlines to respond with a thank you note to the donor. Failure to follow this procedure will result forfeiting the scholarship.

Each scholarship is labeled whether it is a Fall 2017 or Spring 2018 scholarship.

Fall 2017 Scholarships Deadline: August 23, 2017 at 11:59 EST

Spring 2018 Scholarship Deadline: January 17, 2018 at 11:59 EST

Getting Started:

The scholarship application must be filled out by the FAU College of Business student. Students are responsible for filling out the application to the best of their knowledge, providing the correct information (Z#, email), checking their email and meeting deadlines if selected to receive a scholarship and writing a thank you letter to the donor.

Scholarships available to all College of Business students:

Barzilay Scholarship (Fall 2017 Scholarship)

This scholarship is awarded to Broward Community College transfer students enrolled in the College of Business.

The recipient is awarded the scholarship for two years at $500 per semester.

Bok Scholarship in Business  (Spring 2018 Scholarship)

Established by Robert and Diane Bok, both 1980 graduates of FAU.

This scholarship is awarded to students with financial need in the College of Business who demonstrate high academic performance and who are not being considered for any other scholarships.

Business General Scholarships  (Fall 2017 & Spring 2018 Scholarship)

These scholarships are awarded on an annual basis to provide assistance to students at FAU. These one-time, expendable awards will be made using the following criteria:

  • Awarded to students enrolled in the College of Business at FAU.
  • Minimum 3.2 GPA to be eligible for the award.
  • Recipient must show financial need to be considered.

Dr. William T. Ryan Scholarship Fund (Spring 2018 Scholarship)

Established in the memory of late FAU Professor, Dr. William T. Ryan, who taught in the College of Business for over thirty years.

Recipients of this award must meet the following criteria:

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA to be eligible for the award.
  • Must be in good academic standing.
  • Must show financial need.

FAU Business Leader of the Year (Selected in Fall semester -awarded for Spring 2018)

These scholarships are dollars raised from the FAU Business Leader of the Year annual event. These scholarships provide assistance to students at FAU. These one-time, expendable awards will be made using the following criteria:

  • Awarded to students enrolled in the College of Business at FAU
  • Minimum 3.25 GPA to be eligible for the award
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities through service.
  • Students that are selected cannot be graduating in Fall 2017

Florida Grocery Manufacturers’ Representatives Association  (Fall 2017 Scholarship)

  • Applicants must submit an essay based on their interest in the field of consumer packaged goods and the food industry. Recipient chosen by college. Winning essay to be forwarded to Association.
  • Recipient is encouraged to attend at least one FGMRA networking function (the FGMRA may provide funding for student to travel and attend).
  • Full time student; junior or higher.
  • GPA of 3.3 or above and in good standing at the college.

FPL Fund  (Spring 2018 Scholarship)

This scholarship is awarded on an annual basis to a student who is enrolled in the College of Business at FAU. The scholarship shall be awarded to support the student’s tuition and shall be subject to the following conditions

  • Minimum 3.25 GPA to be eligible for the award
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities through service

Frances and Victor Ginsberg Scholarship Fund (Fall 2017 Scholarship)

Student must demonstrate financial need and will meet the donor on an annual basis.

Greater Boca Raton Estate Planning Council – Michael Gersten Memorial Scholarship (Spring 2018 Scholarship)

The scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate or graduate student that is receiving no other scholarship or financial assistance.

Haychel Gomez Melli & Patrick Melli Scholarship   (Spring 2018 Scholarship)

This scholarship is awarded to a student enrolled in the College of Business and is based on academic merit (a minimum 3.0 GPA) and financial need.

Preference is given to Latin women living in Dade, Broward or Palm Beach counties.

Howard Guggenheim Scholarship (Fall 2017 Scholarship)

This scholarship is awarded to any College of Business student that has:

  • Minimum a 2.5 overall GPA
  • Preference to undergraduate students
  • Preference given to FAU football team or women of athletic teams at FAU

JM Family Enterprises, Inc. Scholarship (Fall 2017 Scholarship)

This scholarship will be awarded for one academic year to a full time student that is in the College of Business. The recipient of the scholarship shall be determined based on merit, having a minimum GPA of 3.0 and verifiable financial need, with no reference to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin or handicap.

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA to be eligible for the award
  • Demonstrate verifiable financial need
  • Must be a full-time student

Juanita Brown Scholarship (Fall 2017 Scholarship)

Established in 2000 by Stanley Brown and friends, in memory and honor of Dr. Juanita Brown, a professor of marketing.

This scholarship is awarded to degree-seeking students in the College of Business who have a minimum of a 3.25 GPA.

Katz General Scholarship (Spring 2018 Scholarship)

Established by retired FAU professor Dr. Alvin Katz and his wife, Lenore.

This annual award is presented to College of Business students who are single parents and demonstrate excellent academic achievement and financial need.

Robert M. and Nadine A. Fitzgerald Endowed Scholarship  (Spring 2018 Scholarship)

This scholarship is awarded to College of Business students who are part or full-time students and have a GPA of 3.8 or higher.

Rose Memorial Scholarship (Spring 2018 Scholarship)

Established by Mrs. Charles Rose in memory of her husband, this scholarship is awarded to outstanding students in the College of Business.

Students must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA.

Sean Stein Scholarship (Spring 2018 Scholarship)

This scholarship will be awarded to College of Business students that:

  • GPA 3.5 or higher
  • Must have current extra curricular activities (such as community service, athletics, student government, clubs etc.

State Farm Insurance Companies Scholarship (Fall 2017 Scholarship)

This scholarship is awarded to students who have completed a Risk Management & Insurance Certificate and...

  • Full-time juniors or seniors
  • Minimum 3.5 or above GPA to be eligible for the award
  • Interested in a career path in the insurance industry

Virginia and Douglas Stewart Business Scholarship (Fall 2017 Scholarship)

This scholarship was created to provide scholarships to students in the College of Business in memory of Douglas E. Stewart and Virginia E. Stewart and in appreciation of Professor Gary A. Luing.

Students applying for this scholarship need ot have a 2.5 GPA or higher, demonstrate financial aid, commitment to community service and be of Afro-American decent.

William E. Pollier Scholarship 

(Fall 2017 Scholarship)

Established in 1987 by Mrs. B.B. Pollier in honor and memory of her son, William, a former FAU staff member.

The award is given to an outstanding, graduating senior enrolled in the College of Business who will continue as a full-time student in a master’s program.

W.S. Brown Scholarship (Fall 2017 Scholarship)

Criteria: Students that have declared Real Estate as their minor. Documentation will be required.

Business Ethics Scholarships

Edward E. Shoaf Ethics Scholarship (Spring 2018 Scholarship)

Established by Hilda Krinzman, this scholarship is awarded to full-time students who have completed a course in Business Law or Advanced Business Law or a course studying the ethical environment of business. The recipient of this scholarship shall be determined in accordance with the following criteria:

  • Minimum 2.5 or above GPA to be eligible for this award.
  • must demonstrate financial need
  • show community service
  • recipient must have completed BUL 4442 (Ethical Environment of Business Law) or equivalent

Hilda A. Krinzman Ethics Scholarship  (Spring 2018 Scholarship)

Established by Hilda Krinzman, this scholarship is awarded to full-time students who have completed a course in Business Law or Advanced Business Law or a course studying the ethical environment of business. The recipient of this scholarship shall be determined in accordance with the following criteria:

  • Minimum 2.5 or above GPA to be eligible for this award.
  • must demonstrate financial need
  • show community service
  • recipient must have completed BUL 4442 (Ethical Environment of Business Law) or equivalent

Lee J. and Esther S. Steindel Ethics Scholarship    (Fall  2017Scholarship)

This business ethics scholarship was established from the estate of the Steindels in 2000. Scholarships are awarded to full-time students with demonstrated financial need. The recipient of this scholarship shall be determined in accordance with the following criteria:

  • Minimum 2.5 or above GPA to be eligible for this award.
  • must demonstrate financial need
  • show community service
  • recipient must have completed BUL 4442 (Ethical Environment of Business Law) or equivalent

Mildred A. Becker Ethics Scholarship   (Fall  2017Scholarship)

Established by the estate of Mildred A. Becker to help a full-time student in the College of Business.

Recipient must be a U.S. citizen, show financial need and have high academic standards.

Applicant must have completed the three-credit Business Law course or an equivalent and also be involved in community service.

Virginia and Douglas Stewart Business Ethics Scholarship      (Fall  2017Scholarship)

Established in 2000 by the Virginia and Douglas Stewart Trust. Scholarships are awarded to full-time students with demonstrated financial need.

The recipient of this scholarship shall be determined in accordance with the following criteria:

  • Minimum 2.5 or above GPA to be eligible for this award.
  • must demonstrate financial need
  • show community service
  • recipient must have completed BUL 4442 (Ethical Environment of Business Law) or equivalent

Welcom H. Watson Ethics Scholarship   (Fall  2017Scholarship)

Established by friends in honor of “Hank” Watson and awarded to full-time students enrolled in the College of Business. The recipient(s) of this scholarship shall be determined in accordance with the following criteria:

  • Minimum 2.5 or above GPA to be eligible for this award.
  • Broward County resident
  • must demonstrate financial need
  • show community service
  • recipient must have completed BUL 4442 (Ethical Environment of Business Law) or equivalent

Economics Department Scholarships

Barry Kaye Program of Risk Management & Insurance   (Fall 2017 Scholarship)

This scholarship is awarded to students majoring in Finance or Economics.
Minimum of 2.5 overall GPA and not be receiving any other type of financial aid.

Maale, Feuerlein & Redman Award in Economics   (Fall 2017 Scholarship) 

This fund was created to honor faculty members Aileen D. Maale, Willy J. Feuerlein and Milton B. Redman and is awarded to exceptional students studying economic principles. The recipient(s) of this scholarship shall be determined in accordance with the following criteria:

  • Minimum 3.4 or above GPA to be eligible for the award
  • Completed at least 40 upper division credits

Finance Department Scholarships

Barry Kaye Program of Risk Management & Insurance  (Fall 2017 Scholarship)

This scholarship is awarded to students majoring in Finance or Economics.
Minimum of 2.5 overall GPA and not be receiving any other type of financial aid.

Management & Entrepreneurial Studies Scholarships 

Boyer Family Education Fund  (Spring 2018 Scholarship)

Students must be degree seeking with a focus in Entrepreneurial studies.

H. John Bernardin Scholarship  (Spring 2018 Scholarship)

This scholarship is awarded to a student who has a GPA of 3.5 and above. The recipient must be at least a Junior, demonstrate financial need and must be a full time student in Management. $500 is available per successful applicant.

In Good Company Scholarship Fund  (Spring 2018 Scholarship)

Eligible full time undergraduate or graduate students:

  • Currently involved in community service
  • Minimum 3.0 or above GPA to be eligible for the award
  • Enrolled in entrepreneurship class

Louis J. Prenner Memorial Scholarship (Fall 2017 Scholarship)

This scholarship is awarded to a student who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and an emphasis in entrepreneurial studiesInvolvement in extracurricular activities will be considered.

People's Trust Innovation & Entrepreneurship Scholarship (Fall 2017 Scholarship)

Preference given to undergraduate management studies who are first generation college students and have demonstrated an interest in Judaic studies as well as business. Applicants will need to submit a one page essay describing how this scholarship will allow them to further their own innovations and entrepreneurial skills and how these skills will assist in their Judaic studies.

Suheyla Gencsoy Spirit of Freedom Scholarship (Fall 2017 Scholarship)

This scholarship is for students who are majoring in International Business and meet the following criteria: 

  • Interest in Turkish studies
  • Graduated from an American or Turkish High School
  • Fluent in English
  • 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Verifiable financial need
  • Provide 3 recommendation letters

Health Administration Scholarships

Dr. Robert Hays Memorial Scholarship  (Fall 2017 Scholarship)

Established by Lynn and Betty Hays in memory of their husband and son, this scholarship is awarded to support undergraduate and graduate students majoring in Health Administration. The recipient of this scholarship shall be determined in accordance with the following criteria:

  • Minimum of nine credit hours
  • Maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Employed at least 10 hours per week

Gerontology Certificate Scholarship (Fall 2017 Scholarship)

This scholarship is for the Gerontology certificate program. In order to qualify for the scholarship, students must:

  • Completed and satisfactorily completed one course in this program
  • Proof of financial need
  • Provide documentation showing career path is towards gerontology 

Helen Prenner Memorial Scholarship (Spring 2018 Scholarship)

Minimum of a 3.0 or higher GPA, extra curricular activities as well as family/employment obligations will be considered in choosing the recipient of this scholarship.

North Broward Hospital District Scholarship Endowment  (Fall 2017 Scholarship)

This scholarship is awarded to a student who is majoring in Health Administration.

  • Students must have a 3.0 GPA or higher

Hospitality Management Scholarships

The Heiko Dobrikow Family Schoalrship Fund (Fall 2017 Scholarship)

Awarded to Hospitality major students who:

  • GPA is at least a 3.25 or higher
  • Full time student (undergraduate 12 credits or more/ graduate 9 credits or more)
  • Recipient of scholarship must attend a hospitality event in the Fall semester to receive recognition and sit with donor

Information Technology & Operations Management Scholarships

Supply Chain Management Educational Scholarship  (Fall 2017 Scholarship)

Students must meet the following criteria to be eligible for this scholarship: 

  • Minimum 3.0 or above GPA to be eligible
  • Business major with a minor in Operations Management with emphasis on supply chain management
  • must demonstrate financial need

Marketing Department Scholarships

Bernard & Molly Kozel Scholarship (Spring 2018 Scholarship)

The award is given to a student enrolled in the College of Business who is interested in marketing. Preference is given to female students.

Minto Communications Scholarship (Fall 2017 Scholarship)

Established in 2006 by Minto Communities, Inc. to annually provide scholarships to part time or full time students enrolled in marketing.

The recipient of this scholarship shall be determined in accordance with the following criteria:

  • Minimum 3.0 or above GPA to be eligible
  • Florida resident
  • Junior or Senior Status
  • Verifiable financial aid

Zimmerman Scholarship Fund  (Spring 2018)

Awarded to marketing students that meet this criteria:

  • GPA of 3.25 or above
  • Must demonstrate leadership qualities through service
  • Expected to demonstrate excellence in attendance and provide letter of recommendation from FAU faculty indicating excellent class attendance

School of Accounting Scholarships

Barbara L. and Harrison Newman Scholarship  (Fall 2017)

Established in 1984 by Harrison Newman.

This scholarship is awarded to full time students with financial need who are in their fifth year of studies in the College of Business School of Accounting.

FICPA Broward Chapter Scholarship (Fall 2017)

Live or work in Broward County, must be a junior or above as an accounting major, selection based on academic achievement with consideration for extracurricular activities, including employment or service in the accounting profession.

Henri de Roche Memorial Scholarship (Fall 2017)

Minimum 3.5 Overall GPA. In Senior year or above in accounting major. Preference given to students with the highest Overall GPA, with secondary consideration for involvement in School of Accounting organizations and activities.

Ken P. Hoffman Memorial Scholarship (Fall 2017)

Minimum 3.0 Overall GPA. In Junior year or above in accounting major. Full-time student. Must be a member of the Accounting Students Association (ASA).

Preference given to ASA Officers.

Moore Stephens Lovelace CPAs and Advisors Scholarship  (Fall 2017 & Spring 2018)

This scholarship is available for accounting students who are juniors, seniors or in their 5th year. Students must have an overall Accounting GPA of a 3.0 or higher. If selected for the scholarship, the recipient is expected to meet with MSL for a tour of their Miami office.  

Paul Zelenkofske Accounting Scholarship  (Fall 2017)

In the 3rd, 4th, or 5th year of accounting degree. Preference given to non-traditional older students who are working to support themselves. Must have unmet financial need as determined by the FAU Office of Student Financial Aid.

Silverbush Scholarship (Fall 2017)

 Awarded to accounting students who are juniors with a 3.0 GPA or higher. Students can be part or full time.

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