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Scholarships for Graduate Students

Scholarships Available

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Scholarships Available:

Ahuja Endowed Fund in Business Administration:
  • Awarded to students of Indian origin pursuing graduate coursework based on merit and financial need.
  • Student must be here a minimum of two semesters.
  • Award amount: $1,000 - $6,000.00
Andrew Gross Scholarship:
  • Awarded annually to students pursuing a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree.
  • Award amount: $1,000 - $6,000.00
David L. Balint Endowed Scholarship:
  • Awarded annually to students pursuing a degree in Business Administration.
  • Award amount: $500 - $4,000.00
David S. Rosenblatt Endowed Scholarship:
  • Awarded to single parents and/or students in IST/CIS.
  • Award amount: $500 - $4,000.00
Mary Louise Nemeth Scholarship:
  • Awarded annually to students pursuing a degree in Business or Engineering.
  • Award amount: $500 - $4,000.00
Monte and Usha Ahuja Scholarship:
  • Awarded annually to students pursuing a graduate degree in Business.
  • Award amount: $1,000 - $6,000.00
Northeast Ohio Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Open to graduate students enrolled in the following programs: Master of Accountancy - Audit Track, Master of Accountancy - Tax Track or Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in Finance.
  • Applicant's must have an overall cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher and must be enrolled in or have completed ACT 565: Fraud Examination (Pre-requisite ACT 501).
  • Application here.
Paul J. Everson Scholarship: Separate Application 
  • Awarded to a student with the intent to pursue an area of real estate or real estate investment as part of their career.
  • Must have a 3.0 GPA or better.
  • Award amount: $1,000 - $6,000.00 for the academic year.
  • Application here.
Ronald B. Davis Scholarship:
  • Awarded annually to 2 students pursuing a degree in Business Administration.
  • Preference to students in Lake, Geauga, Ashtabula, Stark or Summit counties with an interest in International Business.
  • Must have a 3.0 GPA or better.
  • Award amount: $1,000.00 - $6,000 for the academic year.

 


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 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.

Requirements for Application

  • Enrollment Requirements: Current graduate students must be registered for a minimum of six (6) credit hours for both the Fall and Spring semesters in the academic year in which they are awarded a scholarship. Courses must apply to a College of Business Graduate program.
  • Academic Requirements:
    • Current graduate students must have an overall GPA of at least 3.0 at the time of application.
    • Prospective graduate students must also be admitted into a College of Business Graduate Program prior to application.
  • 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 six (6) credit hours for both the Fall and Spring semesters in the academic year in which they are awarded a scholarship. Courses must apply to a College of Business Graduate program. 
    • Scholarships range from $1,000 to $6,000 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.


Apply for all other Graduate Business Scholarships Here.

Apply for the Paul J. Everson Real Estate Scholarship Here.

Apply for Department of Accounting Scholarships Here.

Apply for the Northeast Ohio Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Scholarships Here.