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Scholarships That Do Not Require Proof of Financial Need

Efat Mirmiran Endowed Scholarship

The Efat Mirmiran Scholarship is open to undergraduate students in the College of
Business and Economics. To receive this award, students must demonstrate academic
merit, provide evidence of leadership skills, and have completed at least 100 hours
of community service.

Fran Soistman and Family Scholarship

The Fran Soistman and Family Scholarship is open to undergraduate students with a
declared major in accounting or finance enrolled in their junior or senior year of
study. Recipients must possess a GPA of 3.25 or higher. Twenty hours of community
service is also required to have been completed in the year prior to the awarding
of this scholarship.

The Jamie Hurd Scholarship

The Jamie Hurd Scholarship is open to full-time sophomore, junior or senior students
in the College of Business and Economics with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50. The
recipient, if eligible, may reapply for the scholarship.

Kathryn H. Gerling Scholarship

The Kathryn H. Gerling Scholarship is open to sophomores, juniors or seniors in the
College of Business and Economics. The recipient will be a Maryland state resident,
with preference given to an individual in Baltimore County. The award is to be based
on merit and/or need.

Mary Fyffe Chiswell, Class of 1922, Scholarship

The Mary Fyffe Chiswell, Class of 1922, Scholarship is open to sophomores, juniors
and seniors with a declared major in the College of Business and Economics. Preference
is given to a Maryland resident.

Moneer Hojati-Kaynama Student Scholarship

The Moneer Hojati-Kaynama Student Scholarship is open to international students with
a declared major in the College of Business and Economics.

Sam Barone Scholarship Fund

The Sam Barone Scholarship Fund open to students with a major in the College of Business
and Economics. Recipients should be of junior of senior class standing with a minimum
3.0 cumulative GPA.

Tignanelli Family Endowment Fund

The Tignanelli Family Endowment Fund supports a scholarship that is open to continuing
freshman, sophomore, junior and senior students in the College of Business and Economics
with a 3.0 or above.

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Towson Rotary Foundation Scholarship

The Towson Rotary Foundation Scholarship is open to juniors and seniors in the College
of Business and Economics. Recipients must be graduates of high schools located in
Baltimore County or Baltimore City. Applicants are required to have a 3.0 GPA, and
extra weight is given for active participation in student organizations during their
high school and/or college experiences. Recipients should have a history of participation
in community or international service projects during their high school and/or college
experiences.

Scholarships That Require Proof of Financial Need

A FASFA form must be completed by the student and submitted to the Financial Aid office
prior to applying for certain scholarships. If you are not eligible through FASFA,
you will not be considered for any of the following scholarships.

CBE Advisory Board Scholarship

CBE Advisory Board Scholarship is open to juniors, seniors and graduate students who
have chosen business as their primary major. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0
and indicated a strong interest in a business career. Preference will be given to
students with financial need and to a student who demonstrates leadership potential.

Christopher Scott Stark Memorial Scholarship

Incoming or returning students in the College of Business and Economics may apply
for the Christopher Scott Stark Memorial Scholarship. There is no class-standing requirement.
Recipient must display high moral character and personal integrity.

Stephen K. Shock Memorial Scholarship

The Stephen K. Shock Memorial Scholarship is open to students enrolled in the College
of Business and Economics with a demonstrated financial need.

Towsontown Business and Professional Women’s Club

The Towsontown Business and Professional Women’s Club award is open to full- or part-time
undergraduate students with a declared major in the College of Business and Economics,
who maintain a GPA of at least 3.0, have completed 60 credit hours, and demonstrate
financial need. Application for this scholarship must include an essay outlining academic
and career goals.

WMS Partners Future Leaders in Finance Scholarship

The WMS Partners Future Leaders in Finance Scholarship is open to full-time junior
or senior students in the College of Business and Economics with a minimum GPA of
3.5. Preference will be given to finance majors.

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Accounting Department Scholarships

The accounting department awards the following scholarships to students with an accounting
major who meet the other requirements.

Accounting Advisory Board Scholarship

The Accounting Advisory Board Scholarship is open to incoming freshman who intend
to pursue a career in accounting. The scholarship is renewable. Applications for initial
awards for academic year 2019-2020 can be submitted through March 1, 2019. Your application
must include a current resume, unofficial transcript, an essay, and a letter of recommendation.

Renewal applications for academic year 2019-2020 can be submitted through June 1,
2019. You must submit a resume, unofficial transcript, an essay, and a letter of recommendation,
along with the renewal application form (PDF).

Accounting Alumni Scholarship

The Accounting Alumni Scholarship is open to continuing sophomore, junior, senior,
graduate, and second bachelors students majoring in accounting who have an overall
GPA of 3.0.  Full-time and part-time students can apply.  Preference given to those
who demonstrate financial need.

Accounting Department Scholarship

Kenneth and Renee Moreland Accounting Scholarship

The Kenneth and Renee Moreland Accounting Scholarship awards full-time meritorious
students with a declared major in accounting who have an overall GPA of 3.0 and a
GPA of 3.5 in accounting courses. 

SC&H Excellence in Accounting Scholarship

Economics Scholarships

Catherine Britt Memorial Scholarship

This award is given to an outstanding economics and/or geography student with a preference
for combined majors. While students at any level are eligible, students with an established
performance at Towson have an advantage. For more information on how to apply, contact
the Department of Geography and Environmental Planning.

Jeremiah J. German Scholarship in Economics

The Jeremiah J. German Scholarship in Economics is open to junior economics majors
who are entering their senior year. Students must have completed ECON 309 and 310
by the end of the Spring semester. Scholarship is based on academic achievement. Applicants
must write a 750-word essay on a topic that will be announced to all eligible students
each year. 

Dr. Tamara M. Woroby Scholarship in Economics

The Dr. Tamara Woroby Scholarship in Economics is open to juniors majoring in economics
with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5. No application form required, all economics
majors in their junior year are automatically eligible and considered. The selected
student will be notified by the scholarship committee.

Marketing Scholarship

Gwenyth H. Dunbar Memorial Endowed Scholarship

The Gwenyth H. Dunbar Memorial Endowed Scholarship is open to undergraduate marketing
majors within the College of Business and Economics who are full-time, have earned
at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA, and have demonstrated financial need as defined by
the Financial Aid Office. Juniors and seniors may apply for this scholarship. For
details on how to apply, contact Erin Steffes.

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James L. Dunbar, Jr. Memorial Scholarship 

The James L. Dunbar, Jr. Memorial Scholarship is open to junior and senior marketing
majors within the College of Business and Economics. Only students age 22 and above
may apply for this scholarship, which is renewable. For details on how to apply, contact
Erin Steffes.

The Marketing Department Scholarship

The Marketing Department Scholarship is open to rising senior undergraduate marketing
majors within the College of Business and Economics who are full-time and have earned
at least a 3.25 cumulative GPA. Only students in the second semester of their junior
year may apply for this scholarship. For details on how to apply, contact Erin Steffes.

Rising Star Scholarships

Students cannot apply for the Rising Star Scholarships, but rather, are nominated
by a CBE faculty member. Students nominated must be full-time sophomores or juniors
in good academic standing (rising juniors or rising seniors). If nominated, students
must also provide a clear statement of professional and/or academic goals. The scholarship
may be renewable so long as the candidate(s) meets the stated criteria.

  • Dr. Louise Laurence Rising Star Endowed Scholarship
  • Finance Faculty Rising Star Endowed Scholarship
  • Jerry German Rising Star Endowed Scholarship

View more information: https://www.towson.edu/cbe/resources/scholarships.html

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