Scholarships are available to help you invest in your college education, thanks to the generosity of our donors. See what you might qualify for.

College of Business scholarships are awarded to undergraduate and graduate students based on a variety of criteria, including merit, financial need, major, volunteer and leadership involvement, or being the first in your family to attend college, among others.

More than 115 College of Business scholarships are available, ranging from $1,000 to full tuition. Fill out one application, and you will be considered for all College of Business scholarships for which you are eligible.

Scholarships also are available through the University and outside the University.

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Scholarships awarded in the 2018-2019 academic year, totaling more than $850,000

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How to Apply

To apply for College of Business scholarships, you must be admitted to Colorado State University and have declared business as your major (undergraduate students) or be admitted into a College of Business graduate program (graduate students). You will need to complete the Colorado State University Scholarship Application (CSUSA), which is available online from October 1st to March 1st.  

By submitting the CSUSA, you will be considered for all College of Business scholarships for which you're eligible. Some scholarships require additional application steps such as essays or letters of recommendation.

Colorado State University Scholarship Application Info

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Important Dates

Feb. 15 – Deadline to apply for Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). To be considered for need-based scholarships through the CSUSA, you must submit the (FAFSA).

March 1 – Deadline to apply for scholarships using the CSUSA.

May – Those selected to receive a scholarship will be notified via email. Recipients must write a letter of appreciation to thank their generous donor before it will be applied to your student account.

October 1 – CSUSA becomes available on RamWeb.

 

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Available Scholarships

These private donor scholarships all require the CSUSA.

Accounting Department Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate or graduate students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and concentrating in accounting. They must show evidence of student leadership activity and volunteer involvement. The scholarship may be renewed if the eligibility criteria are met.

Ajay Menon Business Scholarship

Applicants must be enrolled in the College of Business.

Albert R. Miller Family Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students studying any concentration and demonstrating financial need. They must maintain an overall GPA of 3.0. Applicants must prepare an essay discussing how the scholarship would be transformation in their life and what dreams and/or goals they have for using their education upon graduation.

Alexander Bennett Campbell, V Executive MBA Scholarship

Applicants must be enrolled in the Executive MBA Program within the College of Business at CSU. They must demonstrate financial need as established by CSU's Office of Financial Aid. Preference will be given to students currently employed in the extractive minerals industry, which may include but is not limited to oil and gas upstream, midstream, downstream or hard rock mining. The scholarship may be renewed if the criteria are met.

Anderson Whitney Scholarship

Applicants must be College of Business undergraduate students concentrating in accounting. They are selected by the dean's appointed scholarship selection committee. Preference will be given to students who have completed over 60 credit hours. Preference will be given to students who have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Baird, Kurtz and Dobson Accounting Scholarship

Applicants must be College of Business undergraduate juniors or seniors specializing in accounting and taxation. They must maintain a cumulative 3.5 GPA and demonstrate financial need. The scholarship may be renewed if criteria are met.

Barbara Boles Scholarship

Applicants must be College of Business student of any class level, graduate or undergraduate, studying accounting. They must have an overall GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate financial need.

Barbara Obester Memorial Scholarship

Applicants must be outstanding College of Business undergraduate or graduate accounting students. They must maintain an overall GPA of 3.2. Preference will be given to non-traditional students – students who did not enter college immediately after high school or who had an interruption in their college education and had to take time off.

Barry L. Burke/ Burke Cleaners Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate seniors who demonstrate financial need. They must maintain an overall GPA of 3.0.

BDLA Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate students. They must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher after their first semester at CSU. They must be a current Business Diversity Leadership Alliance (BDLA) member and have completed BUS496. They must have presented at least one workshop or training with an advisor within the College of Business or elsewhere on campus. This scholarship requires additional steps beyond the CSUSA application.

Beta Alpha Psi Scholarship

Applicants must be College of Business undergraduate or graduate students. They must be members of Beta Alpha Psi, concentrating in accounting, computer information systems, or finance. They must have a minimum GPA of 3.5.

Bob Dillon Enterprise Software Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate first-year, sophomore, junior, or senior students concentrating in computer information systems. They must have a minimum 2.8 GPA and demonstrate a commitment to community. They must display in a two-page essay a firm understanding of enterprise software, specifically, financial/accounting systems, supply chain, manufacturing and/or customer relationship management systems. A component of the essay should articulate career aspirations in product management, product marketing or product sales area(s) of enterprise software. This scholarship requires additional steps beyond the CSUSA application.

Bowden Family Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate students concentrating in marketing. They must have an overall GPA of 3.0 or better and demonstrate financial need. They must complete an essay on career goals, their motivation for earning a degree, and where they expect their lives to be in five, 10 and 20 years. his scholarship requires additional steps beyond the CSUSA application.

Carolee G. Sprengle Scholarship

Applicants must be College of Business undergraduate students. Consideration will be given to academic performance and extracurricular activities in high school. Preference will be given to a Routt Counter High School who is entering as a first-year student.

Children of Business Alumni Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate first-year, sophomore, junior, or senior students.. They must have a least one parent or grandparent who is a graduate of CSU's College of Business. They must demonstrate involvement in extracurricular activities on campus and/or in their home community. They must maintain an overall GPA of 2.5. This scholarship requires additional steps beyond the CSUSA application.

Chris Collins Memorial Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time undergraduate juniors or seniors with a minimum overall GPA of 3.0. They must be enrolled in or accepted into a CSU-approved study abroad program. They must demonstrate desire for global understanding through student leadership activities, coursework, or other means. Preference will be given to students with a concentration in marketing. Recipients should be selected by a scholarship committee appointed by the dean of the College of Business.

CIS General Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate juniors or seniors with a GPA of 3.2 or higher and demonstrate financial need. They must be concentrating in CIS, and there must be evidence of school leadership activity.

CoBank Business Scholarship

Applicants must be College of Business sophomores, juniors, or seniors with a GPA of 3.2 or higher. First preference with be given to students with a finance or banking career interest. Preference will be given to students who are residents of: California, Colorado, Connecticut, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Minnesota, Nebraska, and Texas.

College of Business Education Abroad Scholarship

Applicant must be full-time College of Business undergraduate students, studying any concentration and of any class level. They must have an overall GPA of 3.0 or above and demonstrate financial need, or have an overall GPA of 3.5 or above if they do not demonstrate financial need. The application includes two questions (essay) that must be answered. 1) Why did you choose this study abroad program, and how will it directly contribute to your studies at CSU and to your future career goals? 2) Explain why you are a strong candidate for either the need-based or merit-based College of Business Education Abroad Scholarship. Please speak to academic, extracurricular, and personal achievements and/or the impact (financial or personal) that receiving this scholarship will have.

College of Business Endowed Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate or graduate students with a GPA of 3.5 or higher. They must show evidence of student leadership activity and volunteer involvement.

College of Business Sports Marketing Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time undergraduate juniors or seniors with at least two semesters left. They must be concentrating in marketing and maintain an over 3.2 GPA. They must demonstrate an interest in sports marketing through a brief essay on the topic. This scholarship requires additional steps beyond the CSUSA application.

Colorado Business Bank Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate students of any class level studying any concentration, but they must show an interest in business banking. They must have an overall GPA of 3.0 and be a first-generation student demonstrating financial aid. Applicants must be Colorado residents.

Colorado Mortgage Lenders Association/Edwin M. Rosser, MAI Memorial Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate juniors or seniors studying any concentration. They must have an overall 3.0 GPA and a 3.2 GPA in their concentration. They must have completed the Real Estate Principles class and provide evidence of strong leadership skills and community service. They must answer the following question in essay format: "Current trends show that millennials are waiting longer to pursue home ownership than other generations. Why do you feel this is?" This scholarship requires additional steps beyond the CSUSA application.

Cornerstone Home Lending Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate juniors or seniors with a 3.0 cumulative GPA. They must demonstrate strong leadership and community and answer the following essay question in essay format: "Does everyone deserve the American dream of home ownership? Why or why not?" This scholarship requires additional steps beyond the CSUSA application.

CSU Alum Corporate Real Estate Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate juniors or seniors concentrating in real estate. They must have demonstrated commitment to the pursuit of corporate real estate as a professional career upon graduation.

Cynthia L. Whitney Student Scholarship

Applicants must be a full time College of Business undergraduate students or first-year students who demonstrate significant financial need. They must maintain an overall 3.2 GPA. The scholarship may be renewed for up to four years if the recipient reapplies and is selected by the scholarship committee and criteria are met.

David L. and Roberta C. Marfitano Business Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate juniors or seniors majoring in accounting or computer information systems. They must have an overall GPA of 3.1 or above and demonstrate service to the community.

Delano F. Scott Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate sophomores, juniors, or seniors who identify as a male. Selection is based on financial need and academic ability. This scholarship is not automatically renewed. This scholarship is awarded by the University and applicants are part of a University-wide pool.

Deloitte and Touche Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate or graduate student demonstrating evidence of student leadership activity and volunteer involvement. They are required to maintain an overall minimum GPA of 3.0. The scholarship may be renewed if criteria are met.

Dobler Family Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time undergraduate sophomores, juniors or seniors. They must demonstrate a commitment to extracurricular activities (i.e. music, drama, athletics, student government, etc.) or to service in the larger community. In a situation of two equally meritorious applicants, preference could be given to the applicant demonstrating greater financial need. They must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.25. The scholarship may be renewed annually if criteria are met. Preference shall be given to the original recipient(s) who reapply.

Don O. Nelson Memorial Accounting Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business fifth-year accounting students who have a GPA of 3.0 or higher upon application. They must be pursuing coursework that enables them to meet the education requirement to sit for the Colorado CPA. There must be evidence of student leadership activity and volunteer involvement at CSU. The scholarship may be renewed if criteria are met.

Douglas R. Woods Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business students demonstrating financial need. They must have graduated from a Colorado high school and be eligible for work-study. (If they have gross need, they are qualified.) Preference will be given to first-generation students.

Dowis Scholarship

Applicants must be concentrating in real estate.

Dr. G. J. Francis/ J. and A. Rougas Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate first-year students studying any concentration with an overall 3.3 high school GPA or higher. They must demonstrate financial need and show current involvement in extracurricular activities such as: athletics, student government, theater, or other volunteer and/or community activities. They must be a graduate of Central High School in Pueblo.

Dr. Gerri L. Peper Scholarship

Applicants must be part-time working students concentrating in CIS who demonstrate external CIS leadership and activities. They must demonstrate financial need and maintain an overall 2.5 GPA. They should demonstrate commitment, passion, and drive that show potential to be a leader in their career.

Dr. Melanie Middlemist Accounting Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate students and members of Beta Alpha Psi or a pledge in good standing. They must be studying accounting and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. They must exhibit leadership, service to and involvement in the campus, college, and/or the accounting department communities.

Dr. R. L. Ogden Memorial Scholarship

Applicants must be outstanding College of Business graduate students who have demonstrated excellence in on-campus and off-campus leadership, as well as excellence in motivation, drive to succeed, and humanitarianism. They must show an interest in the liberal arts. Preference shall be given to members of Alpha Kappa Psi Professional Business Fraternity.

Durkin Family Scholarship

Applicants must be a full-time College of Business student of any class level studying any concentration. The scholarship may be renewed for two years if the recipient reapplies and criteria are met.

EKS&H Accounting Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate students with more than 60 credits completed. They must maintain an overall 2.8 GPA and demonstrate merit and commitment to the accounting profession. The scholarship may be renewed if the recipient reapplies and criteria are met.

Elizabeth Ellsworth Freeman Memorial Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate students concentrating in CIS. They must demonstrate a high level of academic performance and maintain an overall 3.0 GPA.

Encana Oil and Gas Accounting Scholarship

Applicants must be College of Business juniors or seniors concentrating in accounting. They must maintain an overall GPA of 3.5 and demonstrate strong interest and commitment to the accounting profession by including a resume and a brief essay describing their interests and career goals. his scholarship requires additional steps beyond the CSUSA application.

Ernst and Young Accounting Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate or graduate students concentrating in accounting. They must have a 3.0 GPA or higher upon application, and demonstrate leadership activity and volunteer involvement at CSU. The scholarship may be renewed if criteria are met.

Everitt Real Estate Center Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate students concentrating in finance and real estate. Their overall GPA must be a 3.2 and their real estate GPA must be a 3.5. Consideration will be given to club, extracurricular, and professional activities. Financial need may be considered. Preference will be given to students with a real estate concentration.

Executive MBA Scholarship

Applicants must be an Executive MBA students.

F.E. (Pete) and Jonnie Peterson Scholarship

Applicants must be an academically strong full-time first-year students, sophomores, juniors, or seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.5 upon application. They must demonstrate a personal history of community service or leadership activities and a firm understanding of current issues in business in a two-page written essay. The scholarship shall be provided on the basis of merit. This scholarship requires additional steps beyond the CSUSA application.

Faculty/Staff Scholarship - College of Business

Applicants must be sophomores, juniors or seniors the year the award is received and they must remain a College of Business student for the term of the scholarship. Applicants are required to carry 12+ credits a semester and maintain a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA. Applicants must be U.S. citizens. Faculty/staff scholarships are limited to one per year.

Finance and Real Estate Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate juniors or seniors with a GPA of 3.2 or higher. They must demonstrate financial need, and there must be evidence of school leadership activity. Applicants should be new or returning finance and real estate students.

FirstBank Scholars Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate students. There may be one real estate and one new admit recipient; all others must be juniors or seniors. Applicants must be Colorado residents and classified as "in-state" students for tuition. They must maintain a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and demonstrate involvement in the community, campus, civic activities, or employment.

Forney Industries Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate students who demonstrate leadership experience and financial need. They must maintain an overall 3.5 GPA concentrating in accounting, computer information systems, or management. The scholarship may be renewed if the recipient reapplies each year and criteria are met.

Fort Collins Board of Realtors Future of Real Estate Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business sophomores, juniors, or seniors concentrating in real estate. They must maintain an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher, and a major GPA of 3.0 or higher. They must demonstrate involvement in Real Estate Club activities and have a stated interest in residential real estate. This is not a need-based scholarship; however, all else being equal, preference shall be given to a student with the most demonstrated need.

Fortner, Bayens, Levkulich and Garrison Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate juniors concentrating in accounting or finance. They must have an overall 3.0 GPA and a major GPA of 3.4. They must be members of Beta Alpha Psi.

Gary and Leslie Howard Foundation Scholarship

Applicants must be a graduate of a Colorado high school accepted into the CSU College of Business. They must demonstrate significant financial need. They must demonstrate community involvement through volunteer organizations, university clubs, or personal experience. They must maintain an overall minimum GPA of 3.0. The scholarship may be renewed if the recipient reapplies annually and criteria are met. They must adequately document such information including but not limited to why they deserve the scholarship, goals leading to a career in business, and leadership skills. This scholarship requires additional steps beyond the CSUSA application.

Gary Halley Pioneer Spirit Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time OR part-time (minimum six hours) College of Business graduate students in any program. They must have an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants must submit a short essay discussing how they believe their future plans reflect their pioneer spirit.

Gary Halley-Veterans Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate or graduate students concentrating in any area. They must have an overall 3.0 GPA and currently be serving in the military (Coast Guard, Air Force, Army, Navy, Marines) or show proof of honorable discharge from the military or evidence of being a surviving dependent of a service member who died while on active duty.

Global Social Sustainable Enterprises Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business Global Social and Sustainable MBA students. They must demonstrate a history of social responsibility activities and have the potential for creating an entrepreneurial venture or to stimulate change toward solving global challenges such as environmental degradation, climate change, or poverty.

Grant Thornton Accounting Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business students concentrating in accounting and demonstrate leadership activity and volunteer involvement at CSU. The scholarship may be renewed if criteria are met.

Green and Gold Foundation Scholarship

Applicants must be College of Business full-time undergraduate first-year or sophomore students.

GSSE International Student Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business Global Social and Sustainable MBA students with international student status. The must have an overall and major GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate financial need. The student must live in on-campus housing.

Herbert Family Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate students demonstrating student leadership experience. They must maintain an overall 3.0 GPA. The scholarship may be renewed if the recipient reapplies and criteria are met.

IMA Financial Group, Inc. Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time undergraduate juniors or seniors concentrating in finance with a focus on insurance. They must maintain a 3.0 GPA and write an essay describing why they are deserving of the award.

Jack and Tonia Queen Business Scholarship

The recipient(s) of the scholarship shall initially be first-year students accepted and enrolled in the College of Business. They must be first-generation students with residency in Colorado, demonstrate financial need as established by CSU's Office of Financial Aid, and maintain an overall 3.0 GPA. Preference shall be given to applicants who have graduated from a high school in northeastern Colorado. Preference shall also be given to applicants who have a primary residence in a rural community. The scholarship shall be awarded to a first-year student and may be renewed for up to three years if criteria are met.

James Abbott Hoeven Jr. and Sr. Memorial Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business MBA or Master of Science graduate students with a 3.3 or greater GPA upon application. They must demonstrate aptitude and ability to succeed in business. The scholarship is nonrenewable.

John and Julie Weber Business and Club Sport Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate out-of-state students of any class level studying any concentration. They must have an overall GPA of 2.5 and demonstrate financial need.

John F. Arnolfo Scholarship

Applicants must be College of Business students.

JW Dennison "Maverick" Scholarship for Entrepreneurs

Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students concentrating in management or entrepreneurship.

K Coe Isom Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time undergraduate sophomore or junior College of Business students concentrating in accounting or finance. They must have an overall GPA of 3.0 and a major GPA of 3.0. They must demonstrate financial need. Their career goals must be to use their accounting or finance skills to enhance an organization's expertise and decision-making.

Kenneth L. Hill Memorial Scholarship

Applicants must be College of Business juniors or seniors. Awards are based on financial need and academic record (B average). Applicants must show promise of success in the business profession.

Kermit L. Allard Accounting Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate or graduate students who show evidence of student leadership activity. They must be a student leader at CSU and maintain an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher. The scholarship may be renewed if criteria are met.

KPMG Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate or graduate students concentrating in accounting with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. They must demonstrate leadership activity and volunteer involvement at CSU. The scholarship may be renewed if the recipient reapplies and criteria are met..

Larson Allen Accounting Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate juniors or seniors concentrating in accounting. They must demonstrate financial need and have an overall 3.0 cumulative GPA and a 3.0 major GPA. They must be a member of Beta Alpha Psi.

Livingston Real Estate and Development Scholarship

Applicants must be part-time of full-time College of Business undergraduate majors or minors demonstrating an interest in commercial real estate, which may be, but is not limited to, participation in a real estate club, an internship, or employment with a real estate firm. They must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA in the two semesters prior to the scholarship application submittal. Preference will be given to student pursuing a concentration in real estate or concurrently pursuing a major in construction management and a minor in business. If no applicants fit these criteria, the scholarship may be awarded to a student majoring in business or construction management who meets all other criteria.

Lynda Liparulo Memorial Scholarship

Applicants must be College of Business undergraduate sophomores, juniors, or seniors, preferably in the Department of Finance or Real Estate with an annual grant or scholarship.

Management Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate juniors or seniors with a GPA of 3.2 or higher. They must demonstrate financial need and show evidence of school leadership activity.

Marketing Scholarship

Applicants must be a full-time College of Business undergraduate juniors or seniors with a GPA of 3.2 or higher. They must demonstrate financial need and show evidence of school leadership activity.

Matthew Hammerdorfer Memorial Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business Global Social and Sustainable MBA students. They must maintain residency from a country within the African continent. If there is no applicant from a country within Africa, the scholarship may be awarded to another graduate student in the GSSE program. The scholarship may be renewed if the recipient reapplies and criteria are met.

Meghan and James Iacino Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business students.

Mentoring Program Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business first-year undergraduate students studying any concentration. They must have an overall 3.0 GPA and participate in the College of Business Mentoring Program as a mentee. A letter of recommendation from a College of Business mentor is required. This scholarship requires additional steps beyond the CSUSA application.

Michael Smith 50th Anniversary Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business first-year students obtaining their first bachelor's degree. They must be Colorado residents who demonstrates financial need. They must be eligible for half Commitment to Colorado (HCTC). They must be in good academic standing and maintain a 3.0 GPA. The scholarship may be renewed for up to four years (eight semesters) if the recipient reapplies.

Michael Smith Elite Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business first-year students obtaining their first bachelor's degree. They must be a Colorado resident who demonstrates financial need. They must demonstrate superior academic achievement, maintain a 3.5 GPA and show extracurricular and volunteer involvement. This scholarship covers full tuition and may be renewed if the recipient reapplies.

Molly Murray Accounting Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business fifth-year accounting students pursuing coursework that enables them to meet the education requirement to sit for the Colorado CPA exam. They must have a GPA or 3.0 or higher and there must be evidence of student leadership activity and volunteer involvement.

Myron Brown Ludlow

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate sophomores, juniors, or seniors who identify as male. Awards are based on financial need and academic achievement. Applicants must have attended CSU for one year prior to receiving the award. The award is not automatically renewed. This scholarship is awarded by the University and applicants are part of a University-wide pool.

Northern Colorado Commercial Association of Realtors Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate juniors or seniors concentrating in real estate. They must have an overall GPA of 3.2 and have demonstrated an active role in clubs/community service/volunteer work, internships and/or professional experience. They must have completed or be enrolled in no less than six credit hours of real estate courses. They must complete the following essay: "Describe why you have chosen a real estate major as well as your long term career aspirations."

Partners for Excellence/Qwest Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate students who plan to pursue a career in business.

Pearl Ed/Walker Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business graduate student. The scholarship may be renewed if criteria are met and the recipient reapplies annually and is selected by the scholarship committee.

Perich Family Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate or graduate students demonstrating financial need. Primary consideration is given to non-traditional students – those who did not enter college immediately after high school or who had an interruption in their college education and had to take time off. Applicants must maintain an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher. The scholarship may be renewed if criteria are met.

PriceWaterhouseCoopers Accounting Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate or graduate students pursuing an accounting degree. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and demonstrate evidence of student leadership activity and volunteer involvement. They must be a student leader at CSU. The scholarship may be renewed if criteria are met.

Quarton Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate sophomores, juniors or seniors concentrating in accounting or CIS. Preference is given to highly academically successful sophomores. They must maintain an overall GPA of 3.25 or higher and demonstrate financial need. They must be Colorado residents. Preference will be given to students who have held a job or are currently employed while attending school. The scholarship may be renewed if the recipient reapplies.

Randy and Linda Zmrhal Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate or graduate computer information systems students who demonstrate financial need. They must demonstrate qualities of initiative, honor, and leadership potential evidenced by extracurricular activities or recommendations from faculty. They must demonstrate the ability to earn a portion of education expenses and maintain an overall GPA of 3.2. The scholarship may be renewed if the recipient reapplies and criteria are met.

Rex Dale Memorial Scholarship

First preference is given to College of Business first-year undergraduate students. Second preference is given to College of Business newly admitted graduate students. Applicants must be Fort Collins area residents. First preference is given to students who achieve B average grades, demonstrate achievement in extracurricular activities and promise of success in a business-related career. Secondary preference is given to graduate students. Third preference is given to Fort Collins sophomores, juniors and seniors.

Richard J. Pfeil Memorial Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate students concentrating in management/entrepreneurship with a minimum GPA of 3.0. They must have demonstrated leadership and volunteer involvement and aptitude to succeed in business.

Rick "R.C." Callan Scholarship

Applicants must be outstanding College of Business graduate students. Applicants must be enrolled in an Executive MBA program. In the case there are no qualified applicants in the Executive MBA program, the scholarship may go to a student enrolled in the Fort Collins campus MBA program. Applicants must demonstrate an interest in entrepreneurship and maintain an overall GPA of 3.0. Preference shall be given to in-state students. The scholarship may be renewed if the criteria are met.

Rick Johnson Memorial Scholarship

Applicants must be a full-time College of Business undergraduate or graduate student concentrating in finance. Applicants must submit an essay regarding exceptional challenges they face, which may include physical, mental, personal, or financial challenges. The scholarship may be renewed if criteria are met and the recipient reapplies annually and is selected by the scholarship committee.

Ross and Sue Thompson Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate freshmen, sophomores, juniors, or seniors.

RSM Accounting Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time undergraduate College of Business juniors concentrating in accounting. They must have a 3.0 overall GPA and a 3.2 major GPA. There are no financial need criteria.

Rudy Narod Scholarship in Business

Applicants must be College of Business first-year students or sophomore transfer students with a high school GPA of 3.2 or higher or a transfer GPA of 3.2 or higher. They must have demonstrated leadership activities in high school or at the college level.

Saul Locker Business Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate students or first-year students concentrating in finance/real estate They must have an overall GPA of 3.1 and demonstrate financial need.

Schmidt Family Scholarship

Applicants must be College of Business students.

Spencer/McCosh Accounting Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate or graduate students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. They must show evidence of student leadership activity and volunteer involvement. The scholarship may be renewed if criteria are met.

Stone Pine Accounting Scholarship

Applicants must be a College of Business undergraduate student concentrating in accounting.

Students First Business Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate or graduate new, transferring, or continuing students. They must have a 3.5+ GPA upon application and show evidence of leadership and volunteer involvement.

Students First Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate students of any class or concentration in good academic standing. They must demonstrate financial need and be active in campus or community service organizations. This scholarship is awarded by the University and applicants are part of a University-wide pool.

Tax Executives Institute Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business junior or senior undergraduate students or graduate students with a minimum 3.0 GPA overall and in their major. Preference will be given to students studying accounting with a tax focus. They must demonstrate at least one of the following: 1) school or community leadership 2) volunteer service 3) part- or full-time employment.

Tessco Technologies/Jerome C. Eppler Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business students entering their final year in undergraduate studies. They must be in good academic standing, U.S. citizens, and demonstrate excellent academic and leadership qualities.

The Group Inc., Harvey G. Nesbitt Memorial Scholarship

Applicants must be College of Business undergraduate sophomores, juniors, or seniors. They must demonstrate involvement in community activities, including but not limited to mentorship in the community, volunteer work, or involvement in a church or place of worship. They must demonstrate financial need. Preference shall be given to students who are employed outside the classroom. They must maintain an overall GPA of 3.5. Review of candidates and recommendations for recipients may be provided by representatives of the Group Inc. and the Nesbitt family. Final selection will be made by the College of Business scholarship committee.

The Group, Inc. Business Scholars Scholarship

Applicants must be Larimer County high school graduates or Windsor High School graduates. They must be College of Business first-year students with a 3.5 GPA or above upon application. They must have demonstrated aptitude and ability to succeed in the business environment, and presented their goals leading to a career in business on the application and an aptitude to succeed in business. The scholarship may be renewed if criteria are met and the recipient reapplies. Employees and family members of Group employees are not eligible.

The Group, Inc. Real Estate Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate sophomores, juniors, or seniors concentrating in real estate with an overall GPA of 3.4 or higher. They must demonstrate involvement in community activities.

Thomas N. Ingram Sales Marketing Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate sophomores or juniors concentrating in marketing. They must demonstrate an interest in personal selling or sales management by writing a brief essay on the following: "Personal selling is an essential element for any firms. What does it take to be a success in the world of sales?" They must maintain an overall 3.4 GPA. This scholarship requires additional steps beyond the CSUSA application.

Trueblood Business Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time College of Business undergraduate students. They must be U.S. citizens. The award is based primarily on merit and not on financial need. The donor may specify eligibility requirements each year.

Valdez First Generation Scholarship

Applicants must be College of Business first-year students who have applied and been accepted to the College of Business. They must be first-generation students from Colorado, specifically El Paso or Pueblo counties, and demonstrate financial need. They must be a graduate of a Colorado high school with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher and maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.2 at CSU for renewal. They must demonstrate strong desire to complete an undergraduate degree in the College of Business and there should be evidence of how their goals will lead to a career in business. They must demonstrate a history of volunteerism and involvement in sports. The scholarship committee shall present the finalist to the dean, who shall make the final selection after discussion with the donor. The scholarship may be renewed if criteria are met.

Walter B. Cooper Memorial Scholarship

Applicants must be College of Business juniors, seniors, or first-year graduate students who earn grades of B-average or above. They must demonstrate proficiency in verbal communication and show promise of success in a business-related career.

Wyllie Business Scholarship

Applicants must be College of Business students concentrating in computer information systems.

The deadline to apply for scholarships is March 1 at 11 p.m. (MST)

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