Student Resources

Scholarships for Current Undergraduate Students

Scholarships Available

Deadlines and Additional Information

Application Links


Scholarships Available:

Ahuja Endowed Fund in Business Administration: All Business Students
  • Student must be here a minimum of two semesters.
  • Awarded annually to students pursuing a degree in Business Administration.
  • Award amount: $500 - $4,000.00
Monte Ahuja Endowed Scholarship: All Business Students
  • Awarded annually to students pursuing a degree in Business Administration.
  • Award amount: $500 - $4,000.00
Monte & Usha Ahuja Scholarship: All Business Students
  • Awarded annually to students pursuing a degree in Business Administration.
  • Award amount: $500 - $4,000.00
Bruce Altman Scholarship: All Business Students
  • Awarded annually to students pursuing a degree in Business Administration.
  • Award amount: $500 - $4,000.00
David L. Balint Endowed Scholarship: All Business Students
  • Awarded annually to students pursuing a degree in Business Administration.
  • Award amount: $500 - $4,000.00
Dean Paul Anders CSU Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship: Business Students of a Sophomore/Junior Rank
  • College of Business students in sophomore or junior year.
  • Award amount: $500 - $4,000.00
Eddie L. Hardy Memorial Scholarship: Freshman Business Students or Cleveland Public School Graduates
  • Awarded to freshmen business students with financial need.
  • Preference to Cleveland Public School graduates.
  • Award amount: $500 - $4,000.00
KeyBank (SMIF) Scholarship: Finance Majors or All Business Students
  • Awarded annually to students pursuing a degree in Business Administration.
  • Preference to finance majors.
  • Award amount: $500 - $4,000.00
Northeast Ohio Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Open to undergraduate students majoring in Accounting, Business Economics, Finance or Information Systems.
  • Must be enrolled or have completed the following coursework: ACT 465 (Pre-requisite courses: ACT 221 and ACT 222)
  • Application here.
Parker Hannifin Scholars Program: All Undergraduate Business Students
  • Awarded to undergraduate students within the College of Business, with priority given to Parker Hannifin employees' dependent children.
  • Must be a resident of Ohio.
  • Award amount: Varies.
  • Scholarship is awarded for tuition balances after Federal (Pell) grants, state and local grants, and any similar grant(s) or award(s) have been deducted, up to 12-17 credits. (link for application)
  • For more information, please visit the FAQs page here
Paul J. Everson Scholarship: All Finance Majors
  • Awarded to College of Business Finance Majors.
  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or better and intent to pursue an area of real estate or real estate investment as part of their career.
  • Award amount: $1,000 to $4,000.00 for the academic year.
  • Application here.
Ron Coccari Business Scholarship: All Business Students
  • Awarded annually to students pursuing a degree in Business Administration.
  • Award amount: $500 - $4,000.00
Ronald B. Davis Scholarship: All Business Students
    • Awarded annually to students pursuing a degree in Business Administration.
    • 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 degree in Business Administration with a major in Accounting and/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 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 Students
    • Awarded annually to students pursuing a degree in Business Administration
    • 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
    Walter Schmidt Scholarship: All Business Students
    • Awarded annually to students pursuing a degree in Business Administration.
    • Award amount: $500 - $4,000.00
    Ellis and Ann Yan Scholarship: All Business Students
    • Awarded annually to students pursuing a degree in Business Administration.
    • Award amount: $500 - $4,000.00
    Please note that this page is updated with scholarships based on the academic year in which they are offered.

    Deadlines for Application

    • Scholarship applications are due no later than June 1st and apply to the entire academic year. Applicants will be notified by July 1st.
    • The Parker Hannifin Scholarship is awarded once per year. Applications are due no later than January 3rd.
    • The Paul J. Everson Scholarship is awarded once per year. Applications are due no later than June 1st. Scholarship recipients will be notified by July 1st or sooner.
    • The Department of Accounting Scholarships are awarded once per year in the Spring. Applications for Fall 2018 are due no later than March 16th. Please see here for more information.
    • The Northeast Ohio Association of Certified Fraud Examiners scholarships are awarded once per year in the Spring. Applications for Fall 2018 are due no later than March 16th

    Requirements for Application

    • 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:
      • Current undergraduate students must have an overall GPA of at least 2.70 at the time of application.
      • Prospective undergraduate students should visit here for scholarships specific to their status.
    • 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 $4,000 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 that summer scholarships are not offered.

    Application for all other Scholarships Listed on this Page

    Application for Parker Hannifin Scholars Program

    Application for the Paul J. Everson Scholarship

    Application for Accounting Scholarships

    Application for the Northeast Ohio Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Scholarships