General Scholarships

Important: Starting in the Fall 2023 semester, the College of Business will be using the same platform as the FAU Office of Student Financial Services - Scholarship Universe. This webpage only showcases the internal College of Business scholarships we offer. Students will need to apply for these via the Scholarship Universe website.  

 

Scholarship Name Eligibility Requirements

Alvin & Lenore Katz General Scholarship
(Spring scholarship)

This scholarship was established by retired FAU professor Dr. Alvin Katz and his wife, Lenore. This award is presented to College of Business students who are single parents and demonstrate excellent academic achievement and financial need.

Barzilay Scholarship
(Fall scholarship)

 

The Barzilay Scholarship was established in 1972 to provide scholarships to Broward Community College transfer students enrolled in FAU’s College of Business. The recipient is awarded the scholarship for two consecutive fall semesters at $1,000 per semester. Student must maintain eligibility and College of Business enrollment to receive funds.
 
Broward Community College unofficial transcript is required upon applying.

Bok Scholarship in Business
(Spring scholarship)

 

 

This scholarship was 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.

College of Business Scholarship
(Spring scholarship)

The College of Business Scholarship is compiled from funds contributed by numerous donors who support the College of Business. It supports student success and experiential learning within the college. The recipient of this scholarship must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and the review committee will also be deciding recipients based on the personal statement, community service, other extra-curricular activities, and resume.

FAU Foundation Scholarship
(Fall & Spring scholarship)

*This application open and closes per the Office of Financial Aid dates. More information can be found here.

A collection of scholarships that have a common application, whose funds are distributed by the FAU Foundation.

The Virginia & Douglas Stewart Scholarship, the Haychel Gomez Melli & Patrick Melli Scholarship, and the Bernard Kozel & Molly Foreman Kozel Endowed Scholarship are awarded through this scholarship.

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

 

 

These scholarships are dollars raised from the FAU Business Leader of the Year annual event to provide financial assistance to College of Business students at FAU. These one-time, expendable awards, are awarded to students enrolled in FAU College of Business with a minimum 3.25 GPA. Recipients must also demonstrate leadership qualities through service.
 
Scholarship recipients are selected in the fall semester but the funds are awarded in the upcoming spring semester. Recipients must be registered in the upcoming spring semester, attend a “thank you” video recording, and attend the FAU Business Leader of the Year event to receive the scholarship.

FPL Fund
(Spring scholarship)

 

This scholarship is awarded to a student who is enrolled in the College of Business at FAU. The recipient of this scholarship must have a minimum 3.25 GPA and must demonstrate leadership qualities through service.

Frances and Victor Ginsberg Scholarship Fund
(Fall scholarship) 

The Frances and Victor Ginsberg Scholarship was established in 1991 to support students in the College of Business. Student must demonstrate financial need and meet the donor on an annual basis. The scholarship is renewable for 1 year, meaning it will be awarded again next fall, pending the recipient meets the same scholarship criteria and is still enrolled as a College of Business student at FAU.

Greater Boca Raton Estate Planning Council - Michael Gersten Memorial Scholarship
(Spring scholarship)

The scholarship is awarded to a full-time student that excelled in Finance, Accounting or Estate Planning.

JM Family Enterprises, Inc. Scholarship
(Fall scholarship) 

 

 

The JM Family Enterprises, Inc. Scholarship was established in 2004 to support students in the College of Business. This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student (minimum of 12 credits for undergraduate or 9 credits for graduate) in the College of Business who has verifiable financial need and a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Juanita Brown Scholarship
(Fall scholarship)

The Juanita Brown Scholarship was 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.

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

This scholarship is awarded to College of Business students who have a minimum 3.8 GPA. The review committee will also be deciding recipients based on the personal statement, community service, other extra-curricular activities and resume.

Rose Memorial Scholarship
(Spring scholarship)

This scholarship is established by Mrs.Charles Rose in memory of her husband. It is awarded to outstanding students in the College of Business who have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA.

State Farm Insurance Companies Scholarship
(Spring scholarship) 

This scholarship is awarded to students who have completed a Risk Management & Insurance Certificate. Additionally they must be full-time juniors or seniors, have a minimum 3.5 GPA and be interested in a career path in the insurance industry.

The Suheyla Gencsoy Scholarship
(Spring scholarship)



This scholarship is awarded to students studying in International Business with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
Preference given to verifiable financial need and to students who have an interest in Turkish studies. Recipient must be a graduate of an American or Turkish High school, fluent in English and supply three letters of recommendation.

William E. Pollier Scholarship
(Fall scholarship) 

The William E. Pollier Scholarship was 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.
 
Proof of acceptance to a FAU master’s degree program is required for scholarship consideration.

W.S. Brown Scholarship
(Fall scholarship) 

The W.S. Brown Scholarship was established in 1984 to provide scholarships to students in the College of Business who are interested in real estate. Student must have declared either a major or minor in Real Estate to be considered.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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