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Scholarships

The Boler College of Business offers a variety of scholarship opportunities both through the Dean’s Office and through each of the departments for individual majors.

The scholarship application process begins each January with applications due in the Dean’s office at the end of that month. These scholarships cannot be applied for graduate work. Scholarships are competitive with the primary emphasis on academic performance. The Jean Sutowki is for outstanding need. The Dean's office ones are only for senior year but some departments have ones for other years.

Deadline to apply for the Boler College Dean’s Scholarship is January 31, 2022.  The application link can be found here for the Boler Dean's office Scholarships. Information for each departmental scholarship offerings are listed below.

If you are interested in a department scholarships (Accountancy, Economics/Finance, Management, Marketing and Supply Chain Management), please contact that department directly for instructions on how to apply.

Please contact Laura Atkins, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Studies, for information about the application process.

Patricia Relyea Boland Scholarship for Women in Business

Patricia Relyea Boland Scholarship for Women in Business are awarded to full-time female senior Boler College of Business Students for meritorious scholastic achievement. Scholarship winners are selected in the spring for the following academic year.

Fiftieth Anniversary Scholarship

Fiftieth Anniversary Scholarships are awarded to senior Boler College of Business students for meritorious achievements. Scholarship winners are selected in the spring for the following academic year.

The Jean Sutowski Scholarship

The Sutowski Scholarships are awarded to full-time Boler College of Business students in their senior year who have unmet financial need and are in good academic standing.  Scholarship winners are selected in the spring for the following academic year.

The Kramer School of Accountancy and Information Sciences Scholarships

Traditionally, each spring, John Carroll University has honored selected accounting students for achievements and excellence in accountancy and other demonstrated qualities. The honors so bestowed on our outstanding accounting majors are given special substance through cash awards generously provided by the accounting profession and industry of Greater Cleveland and our Accounting Alumni. The Kramer School of Accountancy and Information Sciences presented over 30 awards in spring 2021. There is no application process.  Accountancy faculty choose students based on academic performance. The awards were sponsored by the following firms/organizations:

Allyn Adams Foundation

BMF Ciuni & Panichi  Cohen & Co.

Crowe Horwath 

Deloitte  EY  Grant Thornton, LLP 

Jarosz Family Foundation

HW & Co Institute of Internal Auditors KPMG, LLP

Lubrizol Corporation 

Maloney + Novotny Marcum, LLP  Meaden & Moore

PwC 

RSM, LLP  Robert T. Sullens  Foundation Robert Walsh Foundation

 

Department of Economics and Finance Scholarships

The Department of Economics and Finance offers several scholarships and awards for meritorious academic and service efforts. During applicable application periods, students will find a link at the bottom of this page with further information on how to submit an application.

Economics Awards for Current Seniors

Bombelles Award for achievement in international, environmental or global economic affairs

John Marshall Gersting Award to an outstanding graduating major in Economics

Sonia Gold Economics Achievement Award to the student that attains the highest score on the Economics Comprehensive Exam

Economics Scholarships for Rising Seniors

Lavelle Scholarship for meritorious scholastic achievement in economics and demonstrated financial need

Economics Awards for Juniors and Rising Juniors

Omicron Delta Epsilon Junior Honors Award for the highest ranking junior Economics major with at least 12 hours of economics

Finance Awards for Current Seniors

Financial Executive Institute Award to recognize scholastic achievement of a senior, finance major planning a career in financial management.

David M. Benacci Award for achievement in investments and demonstrated financial need

Finance Faculty Student Service Award for academic achievement and service to the department

Clifford Outstanding Senior in Finance Award to an outstanding graduating major in finance

Finance Scholarships for Rising Seniors

Clifford Scholarship for meritorious scholastic achievement and demonstrated financial need

Jason & Michelle Stevens for meritorious scholastic achievement and demonstrated financial need

John D. Volpi, Sr. for meritorious scholastic achievement and demonstrated financial need

Pacelli Scholarships for meritorious scholastic achievement and demonstrated financial need

 

Department of Management, Marketing and Supply Chain Scholarships

The following scholarships that are available (up to $3,000.00) are:

Arthur J. Noetzel Scholarship:  Awarded to a rising senior student who's major is management, marketing or supply chain management for scholastic achievement and leadership potential.

George A. Merritt Scholarship: Awarded to a rising senior management major for scholastic achievement and leadership potential.  Must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA.

American Body Company Hustle and Harmony Scholarship:  Awarded to a rising senior marketing major who plans to pursue work in the sales or marketing fields.

Joseph P. & Elizabeth A. Feeley Logistics Scholarship:  Awarded to outstanding business logistics major for scholastic achievement and leadership potential.

The Plain Dealer Scholarship:  Awarded to a rising senior marketing or management major who graduated from a high school in one of the following Ohio counties: Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Portage, Summit. 

To apply for the Management, Marketing and Supply Chain Scholarships, please download the application here.

Application deadline for all MMS departmental scholarships is Monday, February 21, 2022.

Lavelle Internships in Non-Profit Organizations

Lavelle Internships in Non-Profit Organizations are funded through the Robert M. Ginn Institute for Corporate Social Responsibility and provide funding for students to complete an administrative or managerial internship at a local, private, non-profit organization. Only unpaid internships are eligible for funding through this program and must involve at least 135 work hours during the funded semester. Students must have a GPA of 2.20 or higher and must be have an academic status of sophomore or higher and registered with the Center for Career Services or through an academic department.

Applications are due 1 week prior to the start of the term in which the internship will be completed (fall, spring or summer). At most, 10 awards are granted per semester. Selection criteria include internship quality and appropriateness of work to the student's academic program.

To apply, students must complete the application and be registered in one of the campus internship courses such as BPD 490 or CE 199.

Please contact Laura Atkins at latkins@jcu.edu or 216.397.4391   -or-   Logan Vess at lvess@jcu.edu or 216.397.4433 with questions.

Information on scholarship opportunities for incoming freshman may be found here

Contact the Boler College of Business Dean’s Office at 216.397.4391 if you have any questions.