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Graduate and Undergraduate Scholarship Opportunities

The College of Business typically offers scholarship opportunities each semester to current students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Here you will find descriptions of current scholarship opportunities, award amounts, and the deadlines to apply.  In addition to the specific criteria indicated for each scholarship, scholarship applicants must be current full-time students in good standing with intentions to matriculate and enroll in classes during the upcoming semester.

To apply for one or more currently offered scholarship opportunities, please complete the College of Business Scholarship Application You will need to submit an essay of no more than 500 words describing why you believe you are eligible. Please be sure to the review the criteria for the scholarship(s) you are applying for and include information relevant to each scholarship in your essay.  At the beginning of your essay, please indicate how you meet the scholarship criteria.  You should also email your resume to cobscholarships@stonybrook.edu and indicate in the email which scholarships you are applying for.

The recipient(s) are to be chosen as follows:

A. The Dean of the College of Business will consult with the College of Business Scholarship Committee to help determine the recipient or recipients of funding for a given academic year. If the Committee is not available for consultation for some reason, the Dean will consult with College of Business faculty members to help determine the recipient or recipients.

B. The recipient will be chosen by College of Business Scholarship Committee, which will include the Assistant Dean for Administration, the Graduate Coordinator, the Undergraduate Coordinator, and at least one faculty member, and which may include additional members appointed by the Dean.

C. Scholarship disbursements will be made annually in the spring and/or the fall semesters directly to the Bursar to credit to the recipient's student account.

Recipients may forfeit scholarships if they:

A. Do not enroll in the semester/academic year for which the support is in effect;

B. Fail to remain in good academic standing.

C. Are found guilty of academic dishonesty and/or violates the University Student Code of Conduct. 

Scholarships currently available and accepting applications include:

Real Estate Institute Scholarship

Award:  Up to $6,000

Deadline to Apply:  August 26, 2018

Criteria:

  • Be enrolled full time as an undergraduate student in the College of Business as defined by Stony Brook policy.
  • Demonstrate good academic achievement of a GPA of 2.0+, as defined by Stony Brook policy.
  • Express interest in pursuing a career in the Real Estate Industry on Long Island.
  • Be a resident of New York State.
  • Preference will be given to a student who demonstrates financial need.
  • Students participating in the New York State Excelsior Scholarship are not eligible for tuition support.  For students participating in New York State's Excelsior Scholarship, the Real Estate Institute Scholarship at the College of Business is solely and exclusively for non-tuition expenses as determined by the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarship Services.  (Non-tuition expenses typically include room and board, insurance, student fees, travel, books supplies or other common non-tuition expenses as determined by the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarship Services.)

 

Comberiate Memorial Scholarship

 

Award:  up to $12,447 per year (as long as health insurance is included) paid in 2 installments in Fall '18 and Spring '19

Deadline to Apply:  October 12, 2018

Criteria:

  • Be enrolled full time as an undergraduate student in the College of Business as defined by Stony Brook policy.
  • Demonstrate high academic achievement with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Be a resident of the State of New York.
  • Student must have a demonstrated financial need as determined by the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarship Services.

 

W. Turner Founding Dean Scholarship  

Award:  $1,000 (paid in 2 installments in Fall '18 and Spring '19)

Deadline to Apply:  October 12, 2018

Criteria:

  • Be enrolled full time (minimum 12 credits) as an undergraduate student in the College of Business as defined by Stony Brook policy.
  • Demonstrate high academic achievement with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

 

Gold Coast Bank Scholarship for Banking Education

Award:  $1,500

Deadline to Apply:  October 12, 2018

Criteria:

  • Be enrolled full time as an undergraduate student (junior or senior) or graduate student in the College of Business as defined by Stony Brook policy.
  • Demonstrate high academic achievement with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Be pursuing a program in finance.
  • Submit an essay which demonstrates a career interest in Banking.
  • Student must have a demonstrated financial need as determined by the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarship Services .

 

Empire National Bank Scholarship

Award:  $1,000

Deadline to Apply:  October 12, 2018

Criteria:

  • Be enrolled full time (minimum 12 credits) as an undergraduate or graduate student in the College of Business as defined by Stony Brook policy.
  • Be in good academic standing.
  • Preference will be given to students who are transfer or non-traditional students.
  • Be interested in pursuing a career in Banking.
  • While not a requirement, financial need may also be considered as a factor when selecting a recipient.

 

Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of Suffolk County Scholarship

Award:  $1,000

Deadline to Apply:  October 12, 2018

Criteria:

  • Be enrolled full time (minimum 12 credits) as an undergraduate or graduate student in the College of Business as defined by Stony Brook policy.
  • Be in good academic standing.
  • Be interested in pursuing a career in Insurance.
  • Preference will be given to a student who is seeking internship opportunities in the field of insurance.
  • Be a resident of Suffolk County and a graduate of a Suffolk County High School.
  • Preference will be given to students who are transfer or non-traditional students.
  • Financial need may be a consideration but is not a necessary condition of the award.

 

Thomas R. Sexton Award

Award:  $500

Deadline to Apply:  October 12, 2018

Criteria:

  • Be an MBA student with at least 5 years of work experience.
  • Be in the final semester of study.
  • Must receive a letter from a COB faculty member explaining why, in their opinion, student is deserving .

 

College of Business Scholarship

Award:  $500

Deadline to Apply:  October 12, 2018

Criteria:

  • Be enrolled in a graduate program in the College of Business.
  • Students in the MBA Fast Track Program qualify in their final year of study towards their degree.
  • Demonstrate high academic achievement with a 3.0 or higher.
  • While not a requirement, financial need may also be considered as a factor when selecting a recipient.

 

London Endowed Award

Award:  $1,000 (Two to be awarded)

Deadline to Apply:  October 12, 2018

Criteria:

  • Be enrolled full time as an undergraduate student in the College of Business as defined by Stony Brook policy.
  • Demonstrate high academic achievement with a 3.0 or higher as defined by Stony Brook policy.
  • Have demonstrated financial need as determined by the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarship Services.
  • Preference will be given to students who have had an impact on campus, locally or globally through entrepreneurship or community service.

 

 

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