Undergraduate Business Scholarships For Current Undergraduate Rowland School of Business Students
Mr. Froehlich, a representative of Touche Ross and Company, was a member of the audit team that performed the required audits for the federal financial aid programs at Point Park. This scholarship has been established in recognition of Froehlich's contributions to the professional community in general and to Point Park University in particular. In order to receive this scholarship, the recipient must have successfully completed two years in the accounting program with a minimum 3.25 GPA. Two letters of recommendation commenting on the applicants; demonstrated academic excellence, personal maturity and exemplified career motivation, and federal and state aid application forms must be submitted with the application.
Steve Stein Scholarship
Steven B. Stein was a 1970 graduate from Point Park College. He continues today to serve Point Park on multiple boards and through volunteering. The scholarship is meant to assist others in the pursuit of higher education. The fund is for any year applicant with a current GPA of at least 2.8.The scholarship awardee preference is a child of an Allied Universal Security, Inc. employee, but this is not required. Preference will be given to students pursuing a major in the Rowland School of Business.
George E. Marin IT & Business Undergraduate Scholarship
George E. Marin,'73, has been successful in the information technology field by creating software programs to facilitate the management and warehousing requirements for food distribution centers. Marin established the scholarship to support students demonstrating academic merit and financial need majoring in information technology and/or other major in the Rowland School of Business. In order to receive this scholarship, students must be enrolled full-time in the Rowland School of Business (IT major preferred), have completed at least 30 credit hours, be in financial need and maintain a GPA of at least 3.0. Applicants must submit both a personal essay explaining their goals as a Rowland School of Business major or information technology student and a portfolio of their work.
Frank Sinatra Scholarship
A 1970 graduate of Point Park University, Frank Sinatra displayed his passion for Point Park by founding and chairing the annual Pioneer Golf Classic and serving as a long-time member of the Alumni Association's board of directors. Sinatra's positive spirit, enthusiasm and dedication continue to be a source of inspiration for the entire Point Park University community. This scholarship is specifically for an SAEM major who is enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student who holds a GPA of at least 3.0. The recipient should be an active member of the SAEM Club with a preferred permanent residence of western Pennsylvania, eastern Ohio or northern West Virginia. Applicants must submit a completed application form and an essay explaining their goals as an SAEM major and a brief statement of merit. Final candidates will be interviewed by members of the scholarship committee of the Rowland School of Business.
Richard Tucker Scholarship
Richard B. Tucker was a senior partner at Tucker Arensberg P.C. and on the counsel for Point Park University in the 1970s. He also served on the board of trustees and at retirement awarded an honorary doctor of laws by Point Park. The fund is meant to support a student enrolled in the School of Business with financial need. The awardee can be full-time or part-time, with an upholding minimum GPA of 3.0.
Milton A Washington Scholarship
The purpose of the Milton A Washington Scholarship is to provide a deserving first year or sophomore undergraduate student with an academic year scholarship annually. Preference shall be given to full-time undergraduate students majoring in accounting in the Rowland School of Business. Preference shall also be given to minority students demonstrating financial need as identified by the University. A GPA of 3.0 or higher is required. Consideration will be given to students with demonstrated interest in entrepreneurship and/or a focus on information technology if possible. Selection will be conducted by a three to five-person committee identified by the dean of the Rowland School of Business and one member of the Washington family. Final selection will be made by the dean of the Rowland School of Business. The recipient shall be eligible to receive the award up to seven additional semesters, as long as they continue to meet the eligibility requirements.
Deloitte Academic Enhancement Fund
The purpose of the Fund is to provide two deserving students each with an equal one-time award to offset academic expenses above and beyond tuition, room, and board. Award 1 - Preference shall be given to a full or part-time first year student majoring in accounting, who demonstrates financial need, and has a high school GPA of 3.2 or above. Award 2 - Preference shall be given to a full or part-time second year student majoring in accounting, who demonstrates financial need, and has a matriculating GPA of 3.2 or above. Other candidates within the Rowland School of Business may be considered. The director of financial aid will identify and select a deserving student for the award from a pool of candidates within the Urban Accounting Scholars Program, accounting department and or Rowland School of Business. Once selected, the award recipient shall be eligible to receive their specified award in the form of a campus credit which can be used to purchase books or any other supplies needed at the University bookstore or through University purchasing. Second-year students who received this award in their first year shall be eligible to receive this award for a second consecutive year as long as he/she continues to meet the eligibility criteria.
Huntington Bank Scholarship Fund
The purpose of the Huntington Bank Scholarship Fund is to provide a deserving undergraduate student who meets the criteria with an annual scholarship beginning in his or her sophomore year through senior year. Additionally, Huntington commits to providing its awardee with a paid internship, a paid co-operative education experience, and a range of exposure opportunities that align with the student's interest and maximize market exposure. The fund will recognize and support an academically successful (QPA of 3.0+) sophomore, junior or senior student who has a demonstrated financial need, is management and marketing minded and has an interest in the financial services sector. Preference will be given to students who meet these criteria and are majoring in business management with a with a focus or noted interest in marketing; and secondary preference will be given to any student in the Rowland School of Business who meets the criteria and embodies the tenets of the award. The financial aid office of Point Park University will identify students majoring in business management with demonstrated financial need and an overall QPA of 2.75+ with a major GPA of 3.0+; if none exists, they will identify students within the Rowland School of Business with demonstrated need who meet the QPA criteria.
The deadline to complete the 2019-20 Rowland School of Business online scholarship application is March 25, 2019.