Management Scholarships


You’ve worked hard to build a strong academic record, so when it comes to financing your education, your hard work can pay off through management scholarships. Western scholarships are based on academic record and financial need.

Scholarship eligibility

The application period for 2023-24 scholarships is now closed.

Scholarships are funded by current and past faculty members, alumni and other friends of the Department of Management.

These scholarships are awarded based on academic excellence, leadership or service, or some combination of the three. 

Students need to submit only one application to be considered for any of the scholarships for which they are eligible.

General eligibility requirements

  • Must be accepted into the upper-level B.B.A. program (equal to junior status, 56 credit hours completed) and have declared a major or minor within the Department of Management.
  • Must have a graduation date of December 2023 or later.
  • This scholarship will allow me to focus on my passions within my professional and personal life.

    Haley Jackson, human resource management student

Thank you, donors!

Thank you, donors!

Your gifts to the Department of Management scholarship fund directly contribute to the success of the program. Whether it's one-time or a recurring gift, anyone can make a difference for our students by donating to scholarships.

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Management scholarships

  • G.W. and Edna Haworth Principled Leadership Scholarship

    This scholarship recognizes and rewards outstanding leadership and business strategy students who lead with values and who, after graduating, plan to lead with values in their profession, business or vocation to improve the lives of customers, their community and society as a whole. 

  • Dr. James W. Hill Leadership Award

    This annual award is presented to an undergraduate student majoring or minoring in management, leadership and business strategy or human resource management who exemplifies ethics and leadership within the B.B.A. program.

  • Dean Arnold E. Schneider Management Achievement Award

    This achievement award was established by the founding dean of the college of business and his family. Undergraduate students majoring or minoring in leadership and business strategy or human resource management are eligible. This award is provided for juniors and seniors who demonstrate outstanding leadership, scholarship and service qualities.

  • Dean Arnold E. Schneider MBA Founders Award

    The award will support an MBA candidate who demonstrates a combination of scholarship and business achievement.

  • Jeffrey T. Robideau Award for Meritorious Scholarship

    This award, established by an alumnus of the department, provides scholarship funds to full-time majors within the Department of Management with junior or senior status and is based on outstanding academic achievement.

  • Dr. Kimon Bournazos Memorial Scholarship for Human Resource Management

    This award is given to human resource management majors who demonstrate scholarship (3.5 GPA or higher), leadership, interpersonal and communications skills and who plan to work as HR managers. Students must be junior level or above.

  • Dr. Kimon and Helen Jeanne Bournazos Professional Development Award for Human Resource Management Students and Faculty

    This award is given annually to students or faculty who attend a professional conference, pursue continuing education or conduct research related to human resource management. Students must have a 3.5 GPA or higher. Leadership roles in the classroom and through student organizations will be considered.

  • Richard and Priscilla Washburn Human Resource Management Award

    Funding will be used to support student professional activities or to reimburse the department for direct expenses associated with professional organizations.

  • Dr. Fred V. and Jeanne L. Hartenstein Scholarship for Academic Excellence and Leadership Management

    Students (3.5 GPA and higher) who are enrolled in the B.B.A. program with a major within the Department of Management are eligible for this award. Students must demonstrate leadership through student organizations or other activities and positions. Preference will be given to students planning to pursue an MBA degree.

  • Valluzzo Family Scholarship

    This award provides funding to a student who has demonstrated academic achievement and leadership. Students must be at the junior level or above and have a major in the Department of Management.

  • Timmy Parker Memorial Pay it Forward Scholarship in Management

    This award goes to a full-time or part-time upper-class student with a major or minor in a management discipline. This student must exemplify a commitment to the principle of “paying it forward” by exhibiting a positive attitude toward others and the future, and a balanced life related to family, friends, work, education, athletics and the arts. Most importantly, the recipient must live boldly in the world with a determination to be a positive change agent in all accomplishments.

  • Department of Management Chair and Emeritus Director Award

    This award provides funding for undergraduate students majoring or minoring in a management discipline. It is available for tuition, books, fees, conference attendance or any other educational activities.

  • Department of Management Achievement Award

    This award provides funding for students who have distinguished themselves in scholarship, service to the department or other worthy endeavors. Undergraduate students majoring or minoring in a management discipline are eligible. One of the awards will be given as an MBA achievement award to an eligible graduate student. Eligible students must be nominated by Department of Management faculty members or the department chair.

Other scholarships for business students

Other scholarships for business students

Western Michigan University students majoring in any business program may apply for Haworth College of Business scholarships.