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Watson Graduate School of Management

Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University

Scholarships

Over 52% of all MBA students enrolled in the full-time program are recipients of an MBA-specific scholarship.

Scholarship Name Amount Criteria 2017/18 Recipient Totals
Bost, Armon H. Endowed Graduate Scholarship Fund* Variable MBA or MS in Economics student, Oklahoma resident, enrolled in 9 hours, employed, scholastic ability, leadership, need 1
ExxonMobil Controllers Alumni Scholarship* Variable Full-time MBA student, outstanding grades and activities, top 10-15% of their undergraduate class or distinguished accomplishments during the first year of the graduate program 4
Farnsworth Graduate Fellowship* Variable Full-time MBA student, preference to married students with documented financial need 2
Fowler-Jadlow Graduate Endowed Scholarship* Variable Full-time graduate business student, in good standing, preference to MBA student 1
Hamm, B. Curtis Endowed Scholarship* $2,000 1 male and 1 female MBA students, good GPA, preference to individuals with one or more years of work experience 2
Howard, Dan and Tiffany C.I.E. Endowed Fellowship* Variable Full-time masters students, accepted into the Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship Scholarship Program, preference to an MBA student 6
Humphreys, Don MBA Scholarship* Variable MBA student with an undergraduate degree in engineering and 3.0+ GPA 3
Lathrop, James B. Family Scholarship* Variable Full-time graduate student pursuing MBA or Masters in Economics, 3.0+ GPA, preference to a student athlete who has completed his/her athletic eligibility 1
Leslie, Ed and Norma Scholarship* Variable Full-time, strong academic record, need, 1st preference to an MBA student with an interest in insurance and/or financial management and risk management, 2nd preference to an undergraduate student with the same criteria 13
McDowell, Michael and Brenda Scholarship Variable Full-time MBA for assistantship, preference to a graduate who completed high school in Alfalfa County or in Northwest Oklahoma per Oklahoma Tourism Bureau 1
Merrill Family Endowed Scholarship* Variable Full-time graduate student, 3.0+ GPA, 1st preference need, 2nd preference leadership, 3rd preference students with an undergraduate degree in Education or Arts and Sciences 4
Minson, J. Rhett MBA Scholarship* Variable MBA student with an undergraduate degree from the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, 3.0 undergraduate GPA, need, leadership 1
Nahrgang, Willard and Sherry Endowed Scholarship* Variable Full-time, MBA student, 3.0+ GPA 1
Rahe, James D. and Lin Endowed MBA Scholarship* Variable Full-time, MBA, 1st preference to a student with an undergraduate 3.0+ GPA, at least 2 years of work or military experience, 2nd preference to a recent technical degree graduate from either the College of Arts and Sciences or the College of Engineering, Architecture, or Technology 1
Tatum, Thomas and Mary MBA Scholarship* Variable Full time, MBA, graduate of an Oklahoma high school, undergraduate GPA of 3.0+ 2
Wylie, William L. and M. Sue Endowed Scholarship* Variable Full time, graduate student, need, 3.0+ GPA 1
Yee, Bruce Endowed Scholarship Fund* Variable MBA student, minimum of 3.0 GPA 3

*Endowed Scholarship

MBA Scholarship Application

Scholarship monies are available to fulltime students. Scholarship forms can be submitted at any time; however, completed forms are only reviewed for awards during the summer, and monies are distributed to begin with the fall semester.

Recipients are often selected on the basis of demonstrated academic achievement, managerial experience and managerial potential. Many of the scholarships are funded by corporations or private donors and require applicants to meet specific requirements to qualify for consideration.

Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship Scholarship

The Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship (CIE) Scholars Program is a distinguished initiative developed to recognize and engage the top students enrolled in the MBA Program at the Spears School of Business. Each year, up to ten outstanding students are selected based on an application and interview process. Selected individuals will receive a $2000 scholarship awarded in the fall semester. Selection criteria will include previous academic performance and achievements, leadership experiences, extra-curricular or community engagement activity, and unique life accomplishments. Students with academic interests in any aspect of business (e.g., accounting, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, human resources, marketing, general management, management information systems, strategy, supply chain management) are welcome to apply.

See Also: Spears School of Business (General) Scholarships