A variety of scholarships are offered through the Wake Forest Schools of Business undergraduate program. Completed scholarship applications for the 2011-2012 academic year are due Monday, February 28, 2011 for current undergraduate Schools of Business majors and Monday, March 14, 2011 for new undergraduate Schools of Business majors. Scholarships decisions will be made in April/May 2011; letters will be mailed no later than May 2011. Students will be emailed the scholarship application link. If you have any questions, please contact Lynn Zimmerman at email@example.com.
John Belk Stevens Scholarship in Business: Donated by the Belk Foundation in honor of John Belk Stevens; given to senior business majors with particular interests in retailing or marketing and based on academic merit.
Thomas H. Davis Business Scholarship: Established by employees of Piedmont Aviation, Inc. in honor of its founder and retired chairman; awarded to at least one Business and Accountancy senior based on academic achievement, financial need, and potential for business leadership.
Phillip Wilson/Peat Marwick Scholarship: Established in memory of Phillip W. Wilson, a managing partner of Peat Marwick Main & Co.; awarded to a senior accounting student on the basis of scholarship, demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills, and commitment to the accounting profession.
Jones-Holder Business Scholarship Fund: Awarded upon the recommendation of the dean of the Schools of Business; recognizes a rising senior business major who has demonstrated a high level of achievement during their first three years with the University.
Daniel Eugene and Beulah B. Gatewood Scholarship in Accountancy: Given by Beulah B. Gatewood in honor of her husband; awarded to an undergraduate accounting major based on academic merit and financial need.
Robert C. Bridger, Jr. Scholarship: Donated by George R. Bridger in honor of his father to a senior major in the Schools of Business undergraduate program. Selection of the recipient is based on demonstrated academic ability and financial need with preference given to students from Bladen County or southeastern North Carolina.
Neal Monroe Chastain Memorial Scholarship: Established by Mrs. June Booth of Charlotte in memory of her son; awarded to a senior business major exhibiting Christian ideals and good academic achievement.
Henry Russell and Clara Stephenson Harris Scholarship Fund: Established by Elizabeth Harris in memory of her parents; provides a scholarship awarded on the basis of academic ability and financial need to at least one senior business major who plans to pursue a career in banking.
Burke M. McConnell Management Excellence Scholarship: Established by Pace Communications, Inc. of Greensboro; given to the senior in the undergraduate program of the Schools of Business who holds the highest grade-point average for his or her first three years at the University.
William D. Brigman Scholarship: Awarded to a junior or senior in the Schools of Business undergraduate program on the basis of academic ability and outstanding leadership potential.
Lowe's Foods Fund: Donated to provide for an internal Schools of Business undergraduate program "case cup" competition. In addition, the Fund will provide scholarships awarded on the basis of merit and demonstrated leadership qualities. Recipients will be designated as Lowe's Foods Scholars. Preference will be given to students who live in North Carolina or Virginia.
Augustine John Taylor and Roby Ellis Taylor Scholarship: Established by Roby Ellis Taylor in honor of his father; given to at least one undergraduate who expresses an interest in accountancy; who has a financial need and whose permanent address is within 50 miles of Winston-Salem.
H. Howell Taylor, Jr. Risk Management Scholarship Fund: Awarded upon the recommendation of the dean of the Schools of Business; to undergraduate students who demonstrate satisfactory interest in a career in risk management.
R. Stanley Vaughan/PricewaterhouseCoopers Endowed Scholarship Fund: Established in honor of R. Stanley Vaughan’s retirement from PricewaterhouseCoopers after 37 years of services; awarded to Accountancy majors enrolled in the Master’s program in Accountancy with preference given to fourth year students.
Robert H. Demsey Scholarship Fund: Awarded to undergraduate students with financial need who intend to major or who are already majoring in business or accountancy.
Julian W. and Martha B. Bunn Scholarship: Established to provide scholarship(s) for undergraduate students with financial need whose residence is located in the state of North Carolina.
Bank of America Leadership Scholarship: Awarded jointly to students in the Schools of Business undergraduate program and the Department of Economics who have financial need and who help achieve and sustain diversity of the student body.
Disher Fund for International Studies: Established to support Schools of Business undergraduate students pursuing international studies to include foreign travel and study in qualified fields of study on the Wake Forest campus.
John and Margaret Newett Dixon Scholarship Fund: Established for students with financial need with preference given to students who have declared and are pursuing a major or master’s degree in Accounting.
Teague Scholarship Fund: Donated by the Oscar B. Teague and Mossie S. Teague Foundation to provide scholarship to undergraduate students who are interested in Entrepreneurship or International Studies and are entering or enrolled in the Schools of Business undergraduate program. Financial need will be the determining factor when awarding the scholarship between or among several qualified students.
Jack and Jean Bishop Scholarship: Awarded to undergraduate students who participated in boy scouts with a particular emphasis on those who earned their Eagle rank from the East Carolina Council. Students will be considered also based on merit and financial need.
Richard and Carolyn Riley Fund: Awarded to students participating in learning experiences, such as internships or independent studies, related to their for-profit and not-for-profit entrepreneurial career interests. The learning experiences should have an ethics focus. Preference will be given to students who exhibit strong moral character, and interest in entrepreneurship, and a great concern for business ethics.
Richard “Dick” T. Clay Fund: Awarded to students participating in learning experiences, such as internships or independent studies, related to their for-profit entrepreneurial career interests. The learning experiences should have an ethics focus. Preference will be given to students who exhibit strong moral character, and interest in entrepreneurship, and a great concern for business ethics.
Jack Wilkerson Scholarship: Donated by Clay Small in honor of Jack E. Wilkerson, a Professor of Accountancy in the Schools of Business and Dean of the Calloway School from 1998-2007. Awarded to undergraduate students with a preference for students pursuing a course of study in which business and liberal arts are integrated in a substantive and purposeful manner.