1 GUIDE TO SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS JANUARY 25, 2015 INTRODUCTION The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Business extends appreciation to School of Business scholarship and award sponsors. These sponsors have demonstrated their commitment to assisting students in overcoming some of the financial obstacles encountered while pursuing a degree. Due to the generosity of these individuals, organizations, and companies, there has been a steady increase in the number of scholarships and awards available as well as in the total amount of dollars awarded to students. The School of Business seeks qualified candidates for the scholarships and awards contained in this booklet. A qualified student is defined as a student in good academic standing who meets the donor s criteria. Award criteria may be based on qualities such as leadership, financial need, or community service. This guide provides a brief description of the selection criteria for each of the available scholarships and awards. To be considered for a scholarship or award listed in all sections (except those in the Honors Awards section), you must complete the Scholarship and Awards Application which can be accessed online at: 1. Access the electronic application at the above address and submit by the deadline date. 2. essays (as a Word or PDF document) to Christina Daniels at 3. Letters of recommendation (as a Word or PDF document) should be ed to Christina Daniels at by the person writing the letter. 4. Application and all supporting documents must be received by 11:59 pm on January 25, Please state in the application what year you will be (freshman, sophomore, junior, senior, graduate student) during academic year , NOT the year you are now. Notification letters will be sent to students selected to receive scholarships and awards by March 20, 2015.
2 These scholarships and awards will be presented at the Scholarships and Awards Luncheon Thursday, April 10, 2014, from 11:00 a.m.to 1:00 p.m. in the Meridian Ballroom. You should make every effort to be present at the Scholarship & Awards Luncheon if you are awarded a scholarship or award listed in this booklet. Depending on sponsorship, not all scholarships and awards will be available in a given year. Award amounts may be adjusted based on funding. Use these codes to see which awards are best suited to you: C = Continuing SIUE Student F = Entering Freshman G = Graduate Student T = Transfer Student For more information, please contact: Christina Daniels, Development Office Administrator SIUE School of Business Phone: Thanks to the School of Business Scholarship Selection Committee Dr. Anne Powell, Chair, CMIS Dr. Ramana Madupalli, MMR Director Dr. Susan Murray, Accounting Dr. Jane Jia, Economics & Finance Shelley Williams,.Coordinator, Student Services Liz Caldieraro, Financial Aid Sara Colvin, Director of Development ACCOUNTING C Accounting Alumni Award Basis: To an accounting student, recognizing outstanding academic achievement and contribution to student organizations. Sponsor: Faculty of the Accounting Department C BKD Scholarship Basis: To an accounting student with outstanding academic achievement. Sponsor: BKD, LLP C Jay Dunstan Memorial Scholarship Basis: To an outstanding accounting student. Sponsor: Warren Woolever, Coopers and Lybrand C T Phoenix Fund Scholarship Basis: To an undergraduate accounting student, based on financial need and/or academic merit with preference given to students who graduated from high school in St. Clair County, Illinois. Sponsor: Anonymous C G Harry & Lena Rosner Memorial Scholarship Basis: To a declared accounting major who is a junior, senior, or graduate student in good academic standing. Student must show promise in the field of accounting. Preference will be given to those who are under-represented in the field of accounting. Scholarship is renewable up to 6 semesters. Sponsor: Dr. Marsha B. Puro* & Dr. Steven Puro G Denise L. Suhrenbrock 93, 95 Scholarship in Accounting Basis: To a full-time MSA student with a minimum cumulative undergraduate grade-point-average of 3.0. Student must intend to sit for the CPA exam and be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident. Scholarship is renewable up to 4 semesters. Sponsor: Kelly M. Malson 93 Award: $2,
3 C Stuart E. White Accounting Scholarship Basis: To an accounting student based on information contained in their scholarship application. Selected by the Accounting Department Scholarship Committee. Sponsor: Frederic E. White BUSINESS C T Ameren Illinois Scholarship Basis: To a student who is a declared Business major, in good academic standing, and has demonstrated financial need. All other criteria being equal, preference will be given to someone who has the characteristics of those who are underrepresented in higher education. Sponsor: AmerenIP C Beta Gamma Sigma Award Basis: To a student attending the Beta Gamma Sigma National Conference. For fees and expenses. Sponsor: Dr. & Mrs. David E. Ault C Paul J. Baeske Beta Gamma Sigma Scholarship Basis: To a Beta Gamma Sigma student who is nominated by the advisor of the SIUE Beta Gamma Sigma Chapter. Sponsor: Paul J. Baeske Award $ 500 C T The Boeing Company Scholarship Basis: To a full-time student who has a minimum 3.2 GPA, who has declared a major in Business, and who has leadership attributes. Submit an essay along with the School of Business Scholarship application stating what the student s career objective is, along with a resume including two references, one of whom must be an SIUE faculty member. Three scholarships available. Sponsor: The Boeing Company Award: $3,000 C T R. Marty Burns Memorial Scholarship Basis: To a Business student in good academic standing beginning their junior year who has financial need. Sponsor: Joy Burns, family, friends, & colleagues of Marty Burns* C T Wilbur L. Campbell, Jr. Outstanding Student Leadership Basis: To an undergraduate student in the School of Business who has exceptional leadership skills in organizing and executing a student-initiated project. Sponsor: Dr. & Mrs. John W. Mosser, George Arambula, Patrick E. Calvin, & Marcy Bunch Pinnell Award: $ 100 C T E. R. Casstevens Award for Excellence in Business Communications Basis: To an undergraduate Business student with outstanding business communications skills. Sponsor: Friends & colleagues of E.R. Casstevens* F Homer L. & Helen L. Cox Scholarship Basis: Awarded to incoming Freshmen who state a Business major preference, who have a minimum high school GPA of 3.5, and a minimum ACT of 28. Each student will participate in a Mentor Group during the freshman and sophomore years that will be directed by a School of Business faculty member. In the junior and senior years, each student will be assigned to an individual faculty mentor from the students major department. The Cox Scholarship is renewable each year by continuing to meet stated criteria. Sponsor: The Estate of Homer L. Cox* Award: $6,000 C T Thomas DuHadway Memorial Award Basis: To a well-rounded student who is articulate, involved in community and campus activities, and demonstrates leadership. Preference is given to a student working full or part time. Sponsor: Donna DuHadway Award: $ 300 $500 C Enterprise Rent-A-Car Emerging Leader Scholarship Basis: To a full-time undergraduate student in good academic standing who is a declared business major in his/her junior or senior year. The recipient must be a member of a sanctioned SIUE student organization who exhibits leadership qualities and who is interested in internship opportunities. Sponsor: Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation $1,
4 F First Choice Scholars Award Basis: To an entering Freshman with a high GPA who exhibits high academic potential, who selects SIUE as their first choice to attend. Sponsor: School of Business Alumni Board C T James C. Fowler Scholarship in Business Basis: To a full-time, undergraduate student who is a declared Business major and who has been accepted into the School of Business, who is in good academic standing; and from Madison County, Illinois. Sponsor: James C. Fowler Award: $3,000 F Al & Delores Hagemann Scholarship Basis: To an incoming freshman with stated preference for a business major; financial need; GPA of 3.0; residency in Macoupin or Madison County. Sponsor: Mr. & Mrs. Al Hagemann Award: $500 G Lawrence B. Heitz MBA Scholarship Basis: To a student working toward an MBA degree who currently is working for a small- to mid-cap company, or has a personal interest in becoming a key member of an entrepreneurial small- to mid-cap company, or has a personal interest in becoming an entrepreneur. Scholarship is renewable. Sponsor: Lawrence B. Heitz, MBA 69 Award: $3,500 C T Jerome Hollenhorst Scholarship Basis: To an undergraduate student in their second or third year of study with a minimum 2.5 GPA, who is employed 25 hours per week. Sponsor: Jerome J. Hollenhorst* Trust C T Hortica Insurance & Employee Benefits Scholarship Basis: To a full-time student in his/herr sophomore or junior year, pursuing a degree in business or management information systems with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Student must exhibit leadership qualities and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident alien lawfully residing in the U.S. The scholarship is renewable up to six semesters. Sponsor: Hortica Insurance & Employee Benefits Award: $2,000 G Jensen Baeske Group Scholarship Basis: To a graduate student earning an MBA or MS in Economics/Finance who has a high GPA. Sponsor: Jason E. Jensen & Paul J. Baeske C T Kloos Student Scholarship Basis: To a student majoring in a business-related area with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Sponsor: Kenneth Kloos C T John W. Leonard Scholarship Basis: To a worthy student majoring in Business. Sponsor: Family, friends, & colleagues of John W. Leonard* C T Messing Family Scholarship Basis: To a student from an underrepresented population majoring in Business with an overall minimum GPA of 2.75, with an ACT score of 23 or more, who ranked in the upper 25% of his/her high school class. Sponsor: Wilma Messing* - Messing Family Foundation C T G Robert R. Phillips Study Abroad Memorial Scholarship Basis: To a student with a minimum 3.0 GPA who plans to apply and study abroad within 12 months of the scholarship application deadline. Student must have been accepted in a School of Business Study Abroad or Travel Study Program before award is presented. Student must submit an essay explaining why he/she wishes to study abroad. Sponsor: Cynthia Phillips-Tishinski 5 6
5 C T Rotary Club of Edwardsville Scholarship Basis: To a student who is a full-time, declared Business major with junior or senior status, a minimum overall GPA of 3.0, and a graduate from any high school in the Edwardsville School District #7. Preference is given to a traditional student. If the recipient is a junior, the scholarship may be renewed for a total of four semesters. Sponsor: The Rotary Club of Edwardsville Award: $6,000 F William & Florence Schmidt Memorial Scholarship Basis: To a freshman planning to major in Business who has a minimum 2.5 GPA, and who was involved in extracurricular activities in high school. Recipient may continue to receive the scholarship for up to 8 semesters by maintaining full-time status and a 2.5 GPA. Sponsor: John F. Schmidt, William E. Schmidt Foundation Award: $2,000 C T Waterways Management Scholarship Basis: To a declared Business major who resides in Illinois or Missouri, with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher, a minimum of 60 semester hours completed, and involvement in extracurricular or public-service activities. Recipient may continue to receive the scholarship in his or her senior year by maintaining a 3.0 GPA. Sponsor: Propeller Club of St. Louis G Dr. Charles Alvin Wentz, Jr. MBA Scholarship Basis: To a student who has graduated from an accredited four-year college or university prior to work experience, who has a minimum of two to five years work experience prior to enrolling in the MBA Program, and who is graduating from the SIUE MBA program within two to four terms of receiving scholarship. Sponsor: Dr. Charles Alvin Wentz, Jr., MBA 85 COMPUTER MANAGEMENT & INFORMATION SYSTEMS (CMIS) C T George E. Arambula Scholarship in CMIS Basis: To a full-time undergraduate student who is a declared Business major in CMIS who is in good academic standing and who has financial need. Scholarship is renewable up to 4 semesters Sponsor: Dr. John W. Mosser C T Patrick E. Calvin Scholarship in CMIS Basis: To a full-time undergraduate student who is a declared Business major in CMIS who is in good academic standing and who has financial need. Scholarship is renewable up to 4 semesters Sponsor: Dr. John W. Mosser C G Robert S. Hoeke Scholarship Basis: To a deserving undergraduate or graduate student in CMIS or Economics & Finance. Scholarship is renewable. Sponsor: Friends, students and colleagues of Robert S. Hoeke $3,000 C T John F. and Diane L. Schrage Scholarship Basis: To a deserving student in the CMIS Department. Sponsor: John & Diane Schrage C T Robert A. & Margaret K. Schultheis Scholarship Basis: To a deserving student entering his or her junior year in Management Information Systems. Sponsor: Bob & Margaret* Schultheis C T Jerry Frances Sitek Information Systems Award Basis: To a non-traditional student returning to school in the CMIS department, who has a minimum 3.0 GPA. Sponsor: Allen L. & Jerry Frances* Sitek 7 8
6 C T Mary R. Sumner Scholarship in CMIS Basis: To a full-time undergraduate student with a declared CMIS major in good academic standing. Scholarship is renewable for up to 4 semesters if the criteria continue to be met. Sponsor: Dr. Mary R. Sumner C T SyllogisTeks Scholarship Basis: To a full-time student with a declared business major in information technology with a junior or senior standing in the year of receipt. Must have minimum 3.0 GPA, residency in St. Louis metropolitan area, and U.S. citizenship or permanent resident alien residing in the U.S. Sponsor: SyllogisTeks ECONOMICS & FINANCE G Richard & Patricia Dremuk Fellowship in Finance Basis: To an international student attending SIUE who is pursing a master s degree in Economics and Finance with a concentration in finance. Sponsor: Richard & Patricia Dremuk Award: $ 300 C G Robert S. Hoeke Scholarship Basis: To a deserving undergraduate or graduate student in CMIS or Economics & Finance. Scholarship is renewable. Sponsor: Friends, students and colleagues of Robert S. Hoeke $3,000 C T Dr. Richard T. Nyerges* Memorial Scholarship Basis: To a full-time junior or senior student who is a declared business major in Finance, in good academic standing and has demonstrated financial need. Sponsor: Joyce Nyerges MANAGEMENT & MARKETING C AMA Student Organization Scholarship Basis: To a student in the American Marketing Association entering their senior year. Recipient is selected by a committee of the organization. Sponsor: American Marketing Association C T John W. and Jane R. Mosser Scholarship for Creativity in Marketing Basis: To an undergraduate student in Marketing, who shows originality, creativity, and innovation in the execution of coursework, internship experiences, and student leadership activities. Sponsor: Dr. & Mrs. John W. Mosser C T Undergraduate Award in International Marketing Basis: To a student in good academic standing who is completing or has completed an international marketing course during the previous twelve months. Sponsor: Department of Management and Marketing C M.R.V. Iyengar Memorial Award in Economics Basis: To a student in Economics and Finance who demonstrates quantitative and statistical skills and has completed the core quantitative courses. Sponsor: Narain Mysore, MS 84 C G Luan Memorial Scholarship in Economics Basis: To an Economics student based on information contained in their scholarship application. Recipient will be selected by the Economics and Finance Department Scholarship Committee. Sponsor: Dr. Hsaio-Wen Luan, Dr. David Luan * Denotes Deceased 9 10
7 HONORS AWARDS The following awards are presented by the academic departments within the School to outstanding seniors and graduate students for academic accomplishments. Students cannot apply for these awards, but we wish to acknowledge the awards and thank the sponsors who have made them possible. Accounting Service Award Sponsor: Accounting Department Outstanding Senior Accounting Student Award Sponsor: Mr. & Mrs. Phillip Benjamin Outstanding Senior CMIS Student Award Sponsor: CMIS Department Harold Boeschenstein Award in Marketing Sponsor: Harold Boeschenstein* Edward K. Brennar Award in Business Management Sponsor: Professor Dale F. Blount* Darrell Lee Davidson Honors Award in Marketing Sponsor: Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Davidson* The Economics Alumni Graduate Student Sponsor: Economics Alumni Department of Management International Business Student Award Sponsor: Department of Management & Marketing Margaretha Klein Ott Award Frank Staggers Award for Excellence in Marketing Research Sponsor: Brendia Staggers, Magnus Staggers, family, friends, Marketing faculty, MMR alumni, & colleagues of Frank Staggers* Owen Jacquemin Sullivan Award in Business Administration Sarah Sullivan Award in Management Science James A. Yates, Jr. Award in Accounting James A. Yates, Jr. Award in Economics Good luck to all applicants from the SIUE School of Business 11 12