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Scholarships for Current and Prospective Undergraduate Students


Scholarship Opportunities for Undergraduate Students

  • Various Business Scholarships: All Business majors
  • Doug Peacock Scholarship: All Business majors
  • Joanna Charity Faber Scholarship: All Business majors
  • The Chia Fan Scholarship: Operations & Supply Chain Management major
  • Paul J. Everson Scholarship: Finance major & minor
  • NRP & Millennia Property Management & Real Estate Scholarship:Property Management or Real Estate Programs
  • Accounting Scholarships for Undergraduate Accounting majors
  • Monte Ahuja Scholarship: All Business majors

Please review our current scholarships listed below and complete the necessary application.​

Various Business Scholarships: All Business Majors   
Review our Various Business Scholarships and use our various business Scholarship Application  to apply for all the scholarships listed below. 

The Vir K. and Genella Sondhi Scholarship: All Business majors
  • Awarded annually to students pursuing a major offered by the Monte Ahuja College of Business
  • Preference is given to students with Indian descent; however, all students selected an awarded this scholarship
  • Award amount: $1,000 - $5,000.00
Bruce Altman Scholarship: All Business Majors
  • Awarded annually to students pursuing a major offered by the Monte Ahuja College of Business
  • Award amount: $500 - $4,000.00
David L. Balint Endowed Scholarship: All Business Majors
  • Awarded annually to students pursuing a major offered by the Monte Ahuja College of Business
  • Award amount: $500 - $4,000.00
Dean Paul Anders CSU Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship: All Business Majors
  • College of Business students in sophomore or junior year.
  • Award amount: $500 - $4,000.00
Eddie L. Hardy Memorial Scholarship: Freshman Business Majors
  • Awarded to freshmen students with financial need
  • Student pursuing a major offered by the Monte Ahuja College of Business
  • Preference to Cleveland Public School graduates.
  • Award amount: $500 - $4,000.00
KeyBank (SMIF) Scholarship: All Business Majors
  • Awarded annually to students pursuing a major offered by the Monte Ahuja College of Business
  • Preference to finance majors; any business major can be awarded.
  • Award amount: $500 - $4,000.00
    Ron Coccari Business Scholarship: All Business Majors
    • Awarded annually to students pursuing a major offered by the Monte Ahuja College of Business
    • Award amount: $500 - $4,000.00
    Ronald B. Davis Scholarship: All Business Majors
      • Awarded annually to students pursuing a major offered by the Monte Ahuja College of Business
      • Preference for students living in Lake, Geauga, Ashtabula, Stark or Summit Counties and majoring in International Business.
      • Award amount: $500 - $4,000.00
      Linda Kane Scholarship: St. Joseph Academy Graduates or Female Accounting and/or Finance Majors
      • Awarded annually to female students pursuing a major offered by the Monte Ahuja College of Business
      • Preference is given to an Accounting or Finance
      • Preference is given to St. Joseph Academy graduates
      • Award amount: $500 - $4,000.00
      The McWilliams Piraino Scholarship: Graduates of Cleveland Heights High School and/or Graduates from Cuyahoga County High Schools 
      • Awarded annually to students pursuing a major offered by the Monte Ahuja College of Business
      • Awarded annually to graduates from Cleveland Heights High School and/or Graduates from Cuyahoga County High Schools
      • First preference is given to graduates from Cleveland Heights High School
      • Award amount: $500 - $4,000.00
      Tres Angeles Scholarship: All Business Majors
      • Awarded annually to students pursuing a major offered by the Monte Ahuja College of Business
      • Overall GPA must be at least 2.5 at the time of application
      • Must be a sophomore, junior or senior and on track to graduate in four (4) years from admission to CSU
      • Award amount: $4,000 - $5,000.00
      John R. Whitten Scholarship: All Business Majors
      • Awarded annually to students pursuing a major offered by the Monte Ahuja College of Business
      • Overall GPA must be at least 3.0 at the time of application
      • Must be a junior or senior 
      • Award amount: $2,000 - $5,000.00
      Walter Schmidt Scholarship: All Business Majors
      • Awarded annually to students pursuing a major offered by the Monte Ahuja College of Business
      • Award amount: $500 - $4,000.00
      Ellis and Ann Yan Scholarship: All Business Majors
      • Awarded annually to students pursuing a major offered by the Monte Ahuja College of Business
      • Award amount: $500 - $4,000.00
      The Ted and Cindy Henry Family Scholarship: All Business Majors
      • Awarded annually to students pursuing a major offered by the Monte Ahuja College of Business
      • Overall GPA must be at least 2.3 at the time of application
      • Award amount: $500 - $2,000.00

      additional scholarship criteria for the various business scholarshps and the scholarship application to apply for the various business scholarships
      • Enrollment Requirements: Current undergraduate students must be registered for a minimum of twelve (12) credit hours for both the Fall and Spring semesters in the academic year in which they are awarded a scholarship. 
      • Academic Requirements:
      1. Current undergraduate students must have an overall GPA of at least 2.70 or higher at the time of application.
      2. Prospective undergraduate students – Admitted into the Monte Ahuja College of Business; preference with a high school GPA of 3.0 or better.
      • General Information:
        • Scholarships are applied to a recipients' CSU student account for the Fall and Spring academic semesters. Each recipient must meet the enrollment requirement of registering for at least twelve (12) credit hours for both the Fall and Spring semesters in the academic year in which they are awarded a scholarship. 
        • Scholarships range from $500 to $5,000 for the entire academic year (Fall and Spring Semester).
        • Applicants will be notified of scholarship outcomes via their Cleveland State University email account. No information will be provided via phone or during an academic advising appointment.
        • Please note summer scholarships are not offered.
        • Deadline application dates: due no later than May 1st and apply for the entire academic year. Applicants will be notified by July 15th.
       
      Please use the Various Business Scholaship application at Apply Various Business Scholarship to apply for all the scholarships listed above  the heading Various Business Scholarships.

        Doug Peacock Scholarship: All Business Majors
        • Awarded annually to students pursuing a major offered by the Monte Ahuja College of Business
        • Award amount: The scholarship amount can range between $3,500 - $4,000 dollars . However, the value of the Doug Peacock Scholarship will vary per student because the scholarship is a “tuition and room/board balanced scholarship" which means the scholarship will be applied to the student's outstanding tuition and room/board expenses that are not covered by additional scholarship, grant or other financial aid awards. 
        • Academic level: Sophomore, Junior, Senior 
        • Deadline application dates: due no later than May 1st and apply for the entire academic yearApplicants will be notified by July 15th.
        • Application at Apply Doug Peacock Scholarship 

        Joanna Charity Faber Scholarship: All Business Majors
        • Awarded annually to one student pursuing a major offered by the Monte Ahuja College of Business
        • Award amount: The scholarship amount will be a maximum total value of $10,000 dollars for one full academic year which includes only the fall and spring academic semesters.
        • Academic level: Sophomore, Junior, Senior 
        • Deadline application dates: due no later than May 1st and apply for the entire academic yearApplicants will be notified by July 15th.
        • Application at Apply Joanna Charity Faber Scholarship 

        The Chia Fan Scholarship: Operations & Supply Chain Management Majors
        • Awarded annually to students pursuing the Operations & Supply Chain Management Major offered by the Monte Ahuja College of Business
        • Award amount: $2,000
        • Academic level: Sophmore, Junior and Senior 
        • Deadline application dates: due no later than May 1st and apply for the entire academic yearApplicants will be notified by July 15th.
        • Application at Apply Chia Fan Scholarship 

        Paul J. Everson Scholarship: Finance Majors and Finance Minors
        • Awarded annually to students pursuing a major or minor in Finance offered by the Monte Ahuja College of Business
        • Award amount: $1,000 - $4,000
        • Career interest in Real Estate
        • Completion of CSU real estate courses - please this information on the application
        • Academic level: Junior, Senior Undergraduate Students or Graduate Students
        • Deadline application dates: due no later than May 1st and apply for the entire academic yearApplicants will be notified by July 15th.
        • Application at Apply Paul J. Everson Scholarship 

          NRP & Millennia Property Management & Real Estate ScholarshipProperty Management or Real Estate Programs                   
          • Awarded annually to students pursuing a Certificate in Real Estate and Property Management or a Minor of Property Management or a Major of Property Management
          • Award amount: $1,000
          • Career interest in Real Estate and or Property Management
          • This is the first scholarship for a Minor or Certificate Program and so the applicant can purse a major within the College of Business or pursue a major outside of the College of Business
          • Academic level: Sophomore, Junior or Senior Undergraduate Students 
          • Deadline application dates: due no later than May 1st and apply for the entire academic yearApplicants will be notified by July 15th.
          • Application at Apply NRP & Millennia Property Management & Real Estate Scholarship

          Contact information for scholarships offered by the Monte Ahuja College of Business 

          All communication regarding College of Business scholarships should be addressed to the Monte Ahuja College of Business Undergraduate Scholarship Committee at BusinessScholarship@csuohio.edu. Do not contact the CSU Campus 411 Office.


           
          Accounting Scholarships for Undergraduate Accounting Majors
          • The Department of Accounting Scholarships are awarded once per year in the Spring. Accounting Scholarship Applications for the Fall 2022 – Spring 2023 academic year will open on Tuesday, February 1, 2022 and the submission deadline date is Friday, March 11th 2022.
          • Must be enrolled in an Accounting degree-granting program for Fall Semester with a minimum enrollment of six credit hours.
          • Application at Apply for Accounting Scholarships 

          Attention: The Monte Ahuja Scholarship application and process is overseen by the CSU Center of International Services & Programs (CISP). If you have any direct questions about this scholarship, then please  contact the CISP Office at intlcenter@csuohio.edu or use their various methods to contact their office at https://www.csuohio.edu/international/contact-us-0

          Monte Ahuja Scholarship: All Business Majors
          • Awarded annually to students pursuing a major offered by the Monte Ahuja College of Business
          • Award amount: variable amount
          • Learn more about Monte Ahuja 
          • Deadline application date: Please review the current application listed below for an updated deadline date
          • Application at Apply Monte Ahuja Scholarship – If you experience problems with this application, then contact the CSU Center of International Services & Programs (CISP) at intlcenter@csuohio.edu.