Departmental Scholarships

The Scholarship Application deadline is March 1,2013. A complete application packet must be turned into the Dean’s Office, Donald W. Reynolds Center for Business & Economic Development (RBUS), Suite 304. If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact Laura Challenger-Webb at (501) 569-8891.

2013-2014 Scholarship Application

Arkansas Life Underwriters Trust Fund Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time or part-time student majoring in Insurance or a related field within the College of Business. A minimum 2.5 GPA is required. Financial need, and to a lesser degree, academic accomplishment will be considered.

Arkansas Real Estate Scholarship

Awarded to a part-time student majoring in Finance with an emphasis in Real Estate. Student must be at least a second semester sophomore and maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA. Academic accomplishment will be considered. Financial need will be strongly considered.

Bill B. May Endowed Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time or part-time student majoring in Economics and Finance with the intent of pursuing a career in banking. Preference will be given to juniors and seniors who have a 2.25 – 2.5 GPA and who do not have great financial need nor qualify for the Pell Grant.

C.H. Richter Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a deserving and qualified student majoring in one of the following: real estate, insurance, or mortgage banking.

Charles M. Taylor II Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time or part-time student pursuing an undergraduate degree. Applicant must have a declared major in finance with an emphasis in real estate, property management, mortgage banking, or insurance, and must maintain a 3.0 GPA during the term of the scholarship. Academic achievement and financial need will be considered.

James H. Penick Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to seniors majoring in economics or finance who have a career objective of working in commercial banking or finance.

Jimmy R. Newell Endowed Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time or part-time (minimum 9 semester hours) student majoring in insurance or a field closely related to insurance within the Department of Finance and Economics. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA in the major. While financial need is considered, academic accomplishment and the recipient’s career desires within the insurance industry will have a stronger bearing on the selection process.

Norman Farris Bank Award

Awarded to a junior finance major, preferably interested in banking with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Applicant must demonstrate leadership, personal integrity, financial need, and be an Arkansas resident.

Raymond Rebsamen Insurance Endowed Scholarship

Awarded to a junior or senior student majoring in insurance or a field related to insurance. Academic standing will be the primary consideration. Financial need will also be considered.

USAble Life Insurance Company Endowed Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time or part-time student majoring in insurance or a field related to insurance within the College of Business. Applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA. Financial need and to a lesser degree, academic accomplishment will be considered.

William C. Goolsby Endowed Scholarship in Real Estate

Awarded to a full-time or part-time student majoring in finance or minoring in real estate. Preference will be given to juniors and seniors or graduate students who are concentrating in finance or real estate. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on at least the 30 hours prior to applying for this scholarship. Academic accomplishment and financial need will be strongly considered.