Accounting Scholarships


SOPHOMORES

The Accounting Department awards several scholarships to sophomores who are either accounting majors or accounting minors, but priority will be given to accounting majors in the selection process. The scholarship amounts will be in the range of $750 - $1,000 per scholarship, depending on availability of departmental funding.

The criteria used in the selection process are as follows:

  • B+ or higher grade in ACCT 2110
  • Currently earning a B or higher in ACCT 2120
  • Accounting major or minor with priority to an accounting major
  • Student must continue to be an accounting major or minor during the year the scholarship is effective
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher
  • Participation in extracurricular activities

Download the application.
 

JUNIORS

Requirements for Application:

  • Minimum 3.2 GPA overall and a 3.0 GPA in accounting courses
  • A major in Accounting
  • A junior who will have completed at least ACCT 3110 by Spring 2014

Other Information:

  • Due FRIDAY, JANUARY 31, 2014 
  • Please attach your current resume with application
  • Scholarships will be announced at the Accounting Society's Spring Awards Banquet on Thursday, April 24, 2014. Scholarship recipients are expected to attend the banquet.
  • The award money will be applied against the student's tuition for Fall 2014 or the Fall 2014-Spring 2015 academic year, so the student must be attending LMU during the 2014-2015 academic year or at least during the Fall 2014 semester
  • Student must have filed a FASFA application with the Financial Aid Office

Instructions for Submission:

  • Email completed form and current resume to lmuacctscholarship@gmail.com with you name in the subject line.
  • Print the ENTIRE application. Sign and date the last page and bring along with your current resume to Professor Nancy Coster in Hilton 214. Plan to speak with her personally for approx. 10 minutes about your application and resume. 

Acct Scholarship Application 2014 (Junior)

Moss Adams, LLP Scholarships:
Moss Adams, a regional public accounting firm, would like to award two (2) $5,000 scholarships to sophomores majoring in accounting for the academic year 2009 – 2010, which may be renewable. The criteria used in the selection process are as follows:

  • B+ or higher grade in ACCT 211
  • Currently making good progress in ACCT 212
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher
  • Plans to work in the public accounting profession
  • Demonstrates leadership skills based on participation in extracurricular activities

The same application is used for both scholarships. Email completed form and current resume to lmuacctscholarship@gmail.com with your name in the subject line. Print the ENTIRE application. Sign and date the last page of the application, and bring along with your CURRENT RESUME to Professor Nancy Coster in Hilton 214. Plan to speak with her personally for a few minutes about your application and resume.

 


 

Finance Scholarships


Sr. Martin Byrne Scholarship

The College of Business Administration invites undergraduate students with a concentration in finance to submit an application for the Sr. Martin Byrne Scholarship. This annual academic award commemorates the service of Professor Byrne to LMU's College of Business Administration.

There will be four $3,000 awards this year.

The college seeks to recognize deserving students who have an international focus. In addition to a concentration in finance, those applying for the scholarship should have good academic qualifications, a minimum GPA of 3.25, and interest or experience in the international arena, particularly in developing countries. Students selected for the awards should be continuing through Fall 2014.

The application consists of a letter discussing academic qualifications and the nature of the international interest or experience. The letter should be addressed to Professor Benjamin Bobo, College of Business Administration, Loyola Marymount University.

The deadline for applications is Friday, February 21, 2014.

 


 

Entrepreneurship Scholarships


Keenan Family Minority Entrepreneurial Scholarship
Given to a qualified minority undergraduate student who has demonstrated financial need as well as displayed both a strong work ethic and high academic achievement. Scholarship issued by faculty nomination only.

For details, contact David Choi at david.choi@lmu.edu

Ricci Family Scholarship
Reserved for highly-qualified, needy students with an entrepreneurial emphasis. Student applicants can be in the undergraduate or graduate programs. The scholarships are set up to help as many students as possible with the potential of covering up to full tuition. Scholarships issued by faculty nomination only.

For details, contact David Choi at david.choi@lmu.edu


 

John T. Wholihan Scholarship


This needs-based scholarship, established by its namesake, is given to a qualified junior and an MBA student who have demonstrated financial need as well as displayed merit and diligent work in both academic achievement and community service.

Deadline: Summer

For details, contact Prof. Wholihan at jwholihan@lmu.edu


 

Study Abroad in Korea Scholarships


All sophomores and juniors with a GPA of 3.0 or higher who have not previously visited Korea are invited to apply. Students must write an essay (400 words or less) explaining why they want to participate in the program and what they hope to learn while in Korea. More information can be found in the brochure.

Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of the student’s qualifying applications, essay, GPA and an interview by the Selection Committee. Students should submit their essay, resume and unofficial transcripts to the Center for Asian Business in Hilton 200G.

For details, contact Marki Hackett at mhackett@lmu.edu