Students interested in being considered for scholarships listed on this page, that are not listed as awarded by financial aid, should inquire at the College of Business Administration main office or speak to their professor in the department for more information.
The purpose of the Jane E. Babin Scholarship Fund is to support scholarships for students majoring in business and/or economics who have completed at least 60 credit hours and can demonstrate their knowledge and experience gained in the field of business and/or economics. Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA to apply for the scholarship. Applicants must submit a 500 word essay on a topic that will be chosen annually by the awards and functions committee of the business department. Applicants may use their portfolios in the development of their essay. The committee will narrow the field to a group of essays to be presented by the student authors at a program open to faculty and students of the business department. Students will be judged on the quality of their essay and their presentation.
The purpose of the Mark E. Bates Scholarship is to provide significant tuition assistance for PSU students who are seeking a bachelor’s degree in physical education or business and who meet the selection criteria. The recipient/s shall be full-time matriculated, returning student/s with declared physical education or business majors. The preference is for the Scholarship recipient/s to be graduates of Kearsarge or Hopkinton high schools or, if none are eligible, to have graduated from any New Hampshire school district. The Scholarship will be awarded through the Office of Financial Aid.
The purpose of the Ryan S. Chadwick Entrepreneurial Scholarship Fund is to provide a scholarship for an undergraduate student who is enrolled in the College of Business Administration (CoBA). The recipient should be a full-time student, who has documented financial need, declared a business major with an interest in becoming an entrepreneur, earned a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above, and intends to pursue a entrepreneurship-related career upon completion of higher education. The CoBA Scholarship Selection Committee, or other appropriate committee as determined by the Dean of CoBA, shall determine the annual application and selection process.
This endowment funds scholarships for business majors who are residents of Merrimack County, based on financial need and academic standing. If there are no qualified applicants of said county in any given year, the awards may be made to other residents of the State of New Hampshire. Recipients are chosen by a committee. No application process is required.
The purpose of the Scholarship is to provide an award for a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in the College of Business Administration who has financial need verified by the Office of Financial Aid, has participated in the Common Man Apprentice Competition, has demonstrated academic achievement and a strong work ethic, and who carries financial responsibility for his/her education. Selection shall be made by the CoBA Scholarship Selection Committee.
This endowment honors John V. DeFortis ’77 and, in his memory, provides scholarships to outstanding students who are majoring in Business with an accounting concentration. The recipient must have completed his/her sophomore year of study, attaining a minimum grade point average of 3.0. Recipients are chosen by a committee. No application process is required.
This endowment honors Scott Descoteaux and, in his memory, funds scholarships. Awards are made to student/s majoring in Business. The recipient shall have graduated from Nashua Senior High School and, whenever applicable, preference shall be given to a student who is the child of a single parent. The scholarship is based on merit, with consideration given to financial need, and is $500 for each recipient. Recipients are chosen by a committee. No application process is required.
The purpose of the Colin S. Graham ‘01 Business Leadership Endowed Fund is to provide a scholarship for an undergraduate student who is enrolled in the College of Business Administration. The recipient shall be a returning, full-time student, who has documented financial need, declared a business major, earned a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above, and intends to pursue a leadership position in business upon completion of higher education. The CoBA Scholarship Selection Committee, or other appropriate committee as determined by the Dean of CoBA, shall determine the annual application and selection process.
This Myrtle L. Grover Endowed Fund provides scholarships for worthy undergraduate students majoring in accounting or management. Recipients are chosen by a committee. No application process is required.
The purpose of this endowed fund is to create scholarships for students pursuing bachelors or masters degrees in Accounting. The scholarships should be awarded to students who have demonstrated financial need, maintained an overall minimum grade point average of 3.0 and shown evidence of a strong academic work ethic and desire to succeed in the accounting profession.
The purpose of this endowed fund is to provide scholarships for students majoring in business. Recipients will be selected by the Business Department Scholarship Committee and will be based on merit with a preference for students in accounting, finance, or management. Recipients shall be full time students, attending for a full year of study for which this award is given.
The purpose of the John M. Loughlin ’86 Memorial Scholarship is to memorialize John Loughlin’s life and create a legacy by providing one annually funded $500 scholarship for a student who is enrolled in the College of Business Administration’s (CoBA) Professional Sales Program. The Scholarship shall be awarded to a returning, full-time student, who has financial need, is enrolled in the CoBA Professional Sales Program, and has a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. The PSU Office of Financial Aid shall determine the recipient based on the stated criteria.
This endowment fund honors the memory of the late Professor John V. Miller, Jr., by helping to defray direct expenses incurred by students and faculty to operate the Small Business Institute (SBI). John Miller was a beloved teacher and esteemed colleague who founded the SBI at PSU in 1978 and for fifteen years directed its student-consultants to perform excellent work in the service of New Hampshire businesses.
This endowment funds scholarships for Business majors who have attained at least second semester sophomore standing. Selection is based on merit and financial need as determined by the selection committee and the Office of Financial Aid. Recipients are chosen by a committee. No application process is required.
The purpose of the Alan Necchi ’77 Professional Sales Annual Scholarship is to provide one $1,000 scholarship for a student who is enrolled in the College of Business Administration’s Professional Sales Program. The recipient must be a returning, full-time student, who has financial need, and has a cumulative GPA of 3.25 (cum laude) or above. The PSU Office of Financial Aid shall select the recipient based on the stated criteria. No application is required.
The purpose of the Sharon Rebecca Parish Memorial Scholarship in Business is to provide recognition and financial support for deserving, high-achieving students at Plymouth State University who are seeking a bachelor’s degree in business and have documented financial need with the Office of Financial Aid at PSU. The recipient shall be a full-time College of Business Administration, matriculated student who will be a sophomore, junior or senior, with a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA, and has demonstrated his/her commitment to community. Preference, but not a requirement, may be given for a student interested in contract management and acquisitions.
This endowed fund supports scholarships for accounting majors, in good academic standing, with a preference for New Hampshire residents. Recipients shall be selected by the accounting department.
The purpose of the J.C. Richardson ’13 Captain’s Challenge is to provide annual scholarship assistance for tuition and fees of undergraduate students enrolled full-time in the College of Business Administration (COBA) and who demonstrate financial need.
Scholarship recipients will be selected by a committee chaired by the Dean of the College of Business Administration and including a representative of the Office of Financial Aid.
Specific selection criteria beyond full-time COBA student/s with financial need will be determined by the committee, as will the number and amount of annual awards. Preference should be given to COBA students following a small business track or entrepreneurial course of study, or demonstrating that interest in their academic program. No preference for athletics involvement may be considered. National Collegiate Athletic Association rules specifically restrict the selection committee from considering any criteria or applicant quality demonstrated through athletics.
The purpose of this endowed fund is to provide scholarships to students who have completed three semesters or more and are majoring in business. The Fund is established to assist students who are not residents of New Hampshire, and who live in a single-parent home. Selection will be made by a committee of the Business Department and a representative of the PSUAA Board. Awards will be based on merit and financial need as determined by the selection committee and the Office of Financial Aid.
This endowment honors Regina E. Thornton and, in her memory, funds an annual scholarship given to one deserving Business major. The award recipient is chosen by the Business Department faculty on the basis of the following criteria: a needy student from the Manchester, NH area. Recipients are chosen by a committee. No application is required.
The purpose of the Bruce ’74 and Susan Wiggett Annual Scholarship in Business is to provide a $2,000 scholarship for an undergraduate College of Business Administration student who is a returning, full-time, undergraduate student, who has financial need, is a declared business major, and has a GPA of 3.5 or above. Preference shall be given to military veterans who meet the stated criteria. The PSU Office of Financial Aid shall determine and award the recipient based on the outlined criteria. No application is required.
The purpose of the Scholarship is to honor the legacy of Craig Dean Zamzow by providing financial support for deserving students at Plymouth State University who are pursuing their MBA degree. Eligible students shall be seniors graduating from Plymouth State University who exhibit an entrepreneurial spirit and have been accepted into any MBA or MSA program at Plymouth State University. Preference may be considered but not limited toward those students building toward a career in small business. The $500 award will post to the selected recipient’s student account once enrolled as a matriculated graduate student. Awards cannot be retained for future use or paid as cash awards. The established scholarship selection committee of the College of Business Administration (CoBA) shall determine the most appropriate application and selection process based on the stated criteria. The committee’s choice must be approved by the CoBA Dean.
* Students who would like to be considered for scholarships that identify financial need as a criteria will need to complete the Federal Financial Aid Application before the March 1 deadline. Academic and Non-Academic Departments offering scholarships collaborate with the Financial Aid Office, therefore, it is imperative that students comply with PSU policy. Please contact the Financial Aid Office for further assistance.