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Business Administration, Accounting and Economics Scholarships/Funds
Beginning with the 2014-15 award year, the ECSU Foundation will make its resources, previously awarded as "Competitive Scholarships", directly available to the Office of Financial Aid. Students are no longer required to fill in an application. Thank you.
First Niagara Scholarship Fund
This scholarship was established in 2011 for deserving students with unmet financial need. Preference will be given to students majoring in business administration or economics.
Founders of Accounting Scholarship
Established in 2005 by Emeriti Professors John P. Listro, William T. Sisco and Ralph E. Webb, this scholarship is awarded to an Accounting major with unmet financial need. In addition, the recipient will possess leadership and citizenship qualities, and will have earned a minimum GPA of 3.2, 15 credits of Accounting at Eastern, and 75 credits overall.
The John Lombard Economics Excellence Scholarship
This scholarship was established just prior to the retirement of John Lombard in recognition of his career as a distinguished Professor of Economics at Eastern for more than 30 years. It will be awarded to an Economics major or majors enrolled full time with at least 30 credit hours and a minimum 3.0 GPA.
The Meehan & Daughters Real Estate and Development Endowed Scholarship
William Meehan ’65/’70 and Virginia Meehan ’68 established this endowed scholarship in 1997 in honor of William J. and Irene Meehan, and Hazel and Stanley Sheldon, Sr. It is awarded to a junior who has a minimum GPA of 2.9, has good academic promise, and unmet financial need. The donors ask that the student be from Windham, Willimantic, or surrounding areas, majoring in education, business or English, and have an interest in Canadian or Irish studies.
Scholarship for Entrepreneurial Creativity
This scholarship award is given to a junior or senior taking BUS 351, Advanced Business Concepts & Entrepreneurial Applications, in the spring and fall of consecutive years. Top ranked students in both sections will be considered for nomination by the course instructor(s). Consideration will be given to their past academic performance, commitment to his/her studies, demonstrated unmet financial need, and creativity and innovation in business.
The Windham Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co., Inc. Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2004 by the Windham Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company to benefit promising students in the field of business. The preferred recipient is a business major who has demonstrated leadership qualities and good citizenship, and is in good academic standing with unmet financial need.
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