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Scholarships & Awards

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The College of Business and Economics (CBE) offers many scholarships to qualified applicants.

Information regarding each individual scholarship is below. Scholarship applications are accepted during February and are due by February 14 to Hiner 105-1. CBE students may apply for all scholarships for which they meet the criteria.

 

Suzanne and Suzie Arena Memorial ($3,950)

Established by Frank Arena in memory of his wife and daughter, this scholarship is awarded to an outstanding business or economics major (3.5 GPA or above) who shows unusual promise and leadership potential.

Jimmy Gayle Atkins Memorial ($1,300)

Given by the Landon G. Atkins family in memory of their son, this scholarship is awarded to a rising junior business or economics major with a career interest in real estate.

BB&T ($2,250)

Established by BB&T Bank and is given to an outstanding business or economics major (3.5 GPA or above) who shows unusual promise and leadership potential.

James Butler, Jr. ($1,200)

To be awarded to a first-year business or economics major who has at least a 3.5 cumulative GPA and shows unusual academic promise and leadership potential.

Evelyn M. Coleman ($2,100)

Given in honor of Mrs. Coleman’s forty years of service to Longwood, this scholarship is awarded to a rising junior or senior business or economics major who exemplifies Mrs. Coleman’s dedicated service to school, college and community.

College of Business and Economics ($1,850)

To be awarded to a first-year business or economics major who has at least a 3.5 cumulative GPA and shows unusual academic promise and leadership potential.

Harriet Butterworth Miller & William Tomlinson Miller ($4,950)

Established by the family of Harriett Butterworth Miller and William Tomlinson Miller, this scholarship is given to an outstanding business or economics major (3.5 GPA or above) who shows unusual promise and leadership potential.

Andrew O’Brien Memorial ($2,400)

Established by Andrew’s family and friends, this scholarship is awarded to a student who has a declared major/concentration in accounting, business education, or economics and who exemplifies Andrew’s dedicated service to school, college and community.

Ripon & Claire La Roche ($1000)

Established by Dr. and Ms. La Roche, this scholarship is awarded to a non-traditional outstanding business or economics major (at least 25 years old with a 3.0 GPA or above) who shows unusual academic promise and leadership potential.

Siddons/Bailey ($1,500)

Established by the families of Louise Haskins Hawthrone Siddons, a 1924 graduate, and Mary Pickett Wilson Bailey who attended Longwood in 1922, this scholarship is awarded to an outstanding business or economics major (3.5 GPA or above) who shows unusual promise and leadership potential.

Marjorie Crismond Tremaglio ($2,000)

Established by friends and family of Marjorie Crismond Tremaglio, class of 1958, this scholarship is awarded to an outstanding business or economics major (3.5 GPA or above) who shows unusual promise and leadership potential.

David and Lynn Tucker Scholarship ($2,450)

Established by Mr. and Mrs. David Tucker, this scholarship is awarded to an outstanding business or economics major (3.5 GPA or above) who shows unusual promise and leadership potential. Mr. Tucker is a 1986 graduate of the business school.

Larry and Elizabeth Tucker Scholarship ($1,200)

Established by Mr. and Mrs. Larry Tucker, this scholarship is awarded to an outstanding business or economics major (3.5 GPA or above) who shows unusual promise and leadership potential. 

In addition, the College of Business & Economics awards the following scholarships to students who meet the criteria. Students do not have to apply for the following scholarships.

John E. Carr III ($1,900)

Established by John E. Carr, III, a retired accounting faculty member, is awarded by the accounting faculty to an outstanding rising senior in accounting who shows great potential for an accounting career.

Jay Christopher DeBoer Memorial ($2,100)

Given by Jay Christopher DeBoer’s family and friends, is awarded to a business or economics major who is a member of the men’s or women’s golf team and exemplifies Chris’ commitment to academics and athletics.

Paul & Frances Fox Scholarship ($3,000)

Established by the College of Business & Economics Corporate Advisory Board and friends and family of Paul and Frances Fox, is awarded to an incoming business or economics student with at least a 3.25 high school GPA and a minimum of 1150 on the SAT (or the equivalent on ACT). This scholarship was named in memory of Mrs. Frances Fox and in honor Mr. Paul Fox, a member of the Corporate Advisory Board since its inception in 1992, and a passionate supporter of the College of Business and Economics.

Dorothy Owen Hubbard Scholarship ($1,300)

Established by Hubbard Peanut Company in Sedley, Virginia, in memory of Mrs. Hubbard, class of 1947, is awarded to an incoming business or economics student with at least a 3.25 high school GPA and a minimum of 1000 on the SAT (or the equivalent on ACT). First preference will be given to a student from Franklin, Southampton County, Virginia.

Jacques/Delta Sigma Pi Scholarship ($1,000)

Established by Delta Sigma Pi to honor Dr. James Wilfred "Jack" Jacques, the first dean of the School of Business and Economics. It is awarded to the member of the Kappa Nu Chapter of Delta Sigma Pi who earned the most points based on grade point average and service to the business fraternity.

Norma Redmond Memorial Scholarship ($1,000)

Established by Thomas H. Redmond and Ruby E. Redmond in memory of their daughter (class of 1975), is awarded to an incoming business or economics student with at least a 3.25 high school GPA and a minimum of 1000 on the SAT (or the equivalent on ACT). First preference will be given to a student from Lunenburg County, Virginia.

Wells Fargo Bank Plurality Scholarship ($1,200)

Awarded to an outstanding minority student majoring in business or economics who has at least a 3.0 grade point average and is a resident of Virginia.