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Business Scholars Program

This program recognizes high-achieving incoming students and offers tangible benefits and exclusive opportunities.

Eligibility Criteria

Incoming Freshmen and Transfer Students* with less than 30 credits.

You must meet the following criteria and submit an application here

  • ACT Composite score of 26 or above AND high school GPA of 3.75 or above

  • OR

  • ACT Composite score of 29 or above AND high school GPA of 3.50 or above

*Transfer students also need a 3.2 GPA on a 4.0 scale from their transferring institution.

NOTE: High-achieving students are expected to continue academic excellence. Students who fail to meet college of Business standards may have their acceptance rescinded.

Business Scholars Program Eligibility Criteria

Program Benefits

  • Eligible for exclusive freshmen scholarships. Fall 2016 Business Scholars should apply by March 18th here.

  • Recognition as a top incoming COB student.

  • Attend a special reception with the Dean.

  • Exclusive meet-and-greet opportunities with Corporate Sponsors at the College of Business College to Career Night, usually reserved for juniors and seniors.

  • Preferred access for company visits and job shadowing opportunities. 

Business Scholar's Program Graduating Students


If you are interested in this program and would like more information, contact Jessie Pondell at or 920-424-3032.