Apply for Scholarships
Current CBE Students can apply for scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year beginning Nov.
1, 2017. The deadline to apply for scholarships is Jan. 15, 2018.
Accounting Department Scholarships
Accounting students seeking additional scholarships from the accounting department
can apply for those starting Nov. 1, 2017. You must submit a resume, unofficial transcript and an essay along with the application
form, which is posted on this page and the accounting department's student resources web page.
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. With all things being
equal, preference will also be given to a female recipient. 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.
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
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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