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Scholarships

Please note: Scholarships awarded by the Dean’s Office are available for fall semester only.

If applicable, submit your FAFSA at the Financial Aid office; do not send your report to RCB Scholarships.

The J. Mack Robinson College of Business has several scholarships available exclusively through the Office of the Dean. Currently enrolled students must meet the eligibility requirements specific to each scholarship for which they are applying. Students may apply for one or more scholarships. Please do not apply for a scholarship for which you are not fully qualified.

The scholarship awards listed below are made possible by generous donations from alumni, friends, and the business community. The purpose of the scholarships is to benefit students in their academic pursuits.

Available Scholarships

Established in 1998 by Mr. and Mrs. Carlos to provide support to students in the J. Mack Robinson College of Business.

Criteria

Undergraduate Criteria

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • High school GPA of 3.0 for entering freshmen
  • * Must complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Student Aid) with the Financial Aid Office. This award requires recipients to have a financial need as documented by the Office of Student Financial Aid.

Graduate Criteria

  • Minimum 3.25 GPA in the college
  • *Must complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Student Aid) with the Financial Aid Office. This award requires recipients to have a financial need as documented by the Office of Student Financial Aid.

Established in 1990 by the Hannah Family in memory of Homer R. Hannah, an alumnus of the J. Mack Robinson College of Business.

Criteria

  • Undergraduate junior or senior in good standing
  • Cumulative 2.5 GPA
  • Not eligible for other financial assistance based on outstanding scholastic or athletic abilities
  • Resident of the State of Georgia
  • Strong drive and commitment to complete education
  • *Must complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Student Aid) with the Financial Aid Office. This award requires recipients to have a financial need as documented by the Office of Student Financial Aid.

Established in 1997 as the Mills B. Lane/Nationsbank (now Bank of America Scholarship) to benefit students in the J. Mack Robinson College of Business.

Criteria

  • Undergraduate junior or senior
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Full-time student status
  • * Must complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Student Aid) with the Financial Aid Office. This award requires recipients to have a financial need as documented by the Office of Student Financial Aid.

Established in 1973 by Mr. Moore to provide support for students in the J. Mack Robinson College of Business

Criteria

  • Undergraduate
  • Preference will be given to students with C average or 2.0 GPA
  • Preference will be given to students majoring in Accounting, Finance, or Municipal Financial Management
  • Preference will be given to students who are citizens of Melanesian, Polynesian, or Asiatic countries

Established in 2011 by Ms. Parker, a GSU alumna, to provide financial support for students in the J. Mack Robinson College of Business.

Criteria

  • Undergraduate students enrolled in the Robinson College
  • Preference is given to a first generation college student
  • Student must have at least one parent who emigrated to the U.S. from a foreign country and became a naturalized citizen or permanent resident
  • Must be in good standing with a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • *Must complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Student Aid) with the Financial Aid Office. This award requires recipients to have a financial need as documented by the Office of Student Financial Aid.

Established by Mr. Starks in 1992 to provide financial support for deserving students in the J. Mack Robinson College of Business.

Criteria

  • Undergraduate junior or senior
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Completed 50 credit hours in degree program
  • Possess strong drive and commitment to complete education
  • *Must complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Student Aid) with the Financial Aid Office. This award requires recipients to have a financial need as documented by the Office of Student Financial Aid.

Established in 2011 by Mr. and Mrs. Shreiber, who are friends of Georgia State University, to provide financial support for deserving students in the J. Mack Robinson College of Business. Mr. Shreiber is an Honorary Alumnus of the J. Mack Robinson College of Business.

Criteria

  • Undergraduate student enrolled in the Robinson College in good standing with a minimum GPA of 3.3 or greater
  • Must be a U.S. citizen and a resident of the State of Georgia
  • *Must complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Student Aid) with the Financial Aid Office. This award requires recipients to have a financial need as documented by the Office of Student Financial Aid.

Established in 1998 by GSU alumna Angela Zera Allen, and her husband Sam, to provide financial support for students in the J. Mack Robinson College of Business.

Criteria

  • Undergraduate in good academic standing in the Robinson College of Business
  • Be a first generation college student with a demonstrated potential for academic success (GPA 3.0 or above)
  • Have a demonstrated financial need
  • Have a candidate profile consistent with intent of scholarship
  • Have demonstrated strong student and/or community service
  • All applicants will be required to submit two essays that address the following:
    1. Briefly share your personal and professional goals post-program.
    2. Explain how receiving this financial support impacts your long-term future goals. What is the significance to your future if you are awarded this scholarship?
  • *Must complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Student Aid) with the Financial Aid Office. This award requires recipients to have a financial need as documented by the Office of Student Financial Aid.

Established in 1975 by Mr. Michael C. Carlos in memory of Christopher Yannapoulous, to benefit students in the J. Mack Robinson College of Business.

Criteria

  • Must be a legal resident of the State of Georgia in good standing at Georgia State and have need for financial assistance
  • *Must complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Student Aid) with the Financial Aid Office. This award requires recipients to have a financial need as documented by the Office of Student Financial Aid.

Established by the Young Alumni Council of the Georgia State University Alumni Association upon retirement of faculty member Pickett Riggs, to provide support for students in the J. Mack Robinson College of Business.

Criteria

  • Undergraduate or Graduate
  • Minimum 3.5 GPA
  • 75 credit hours at GSU
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities at GSU
  • * Must complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Student Aid) with the Financial Aid Office. This award requires recipients to have a financial need as documented by the Office of Student Financial Aid

Established in 2012 by GSU alumni Connie and Ken McDaniel to provide financial support for accounting majors in the J. Mack Robinson College of Business.

Criteria

  • Undergraduate Accounting Major
  • Must be in good academic standing
  • Minimum GPA of 3.5 and above

Established in 2013 through a lead gift from GSU alumnus Lamar Smith, and other GSU alumni and friends in memory of Dr. David A. Schwartz. Dr. Schwartz was a professor of marketing in the J. Mack Robinson College of Business, and was considered a leading American authority on motivation.

Criteria

  • Undergraduate Marketing Major
  • Must be in good academic standing
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Must complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Student Aid) with the Financial Aid Office. This award requires recipients to have a financial need as documented by the Office of Student Financial Aid

Established in 2012 by GSU alumni Edie and Tim Twomey to provide financial support for accounting majors in the J. Mack Robinson College of Business.

Criteria

  • Undergraduate Accounting Major
  • Must be in good academic standing
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Must complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Student Aid) with the Financial Aid Office. This award requires recipients to have a financial need as documented by the Office of Student Financial Aid

Established in 2013 by GSU alumnus Rahim Charania, in honor of his father Barkat Charania, whose greatest passion is for increasing the availability for young people to receive a quality education.

Criteria

  • Undergraduate
  • Be in a good academic standing
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Must complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Student Aid) with the Financial Aid Office. This award requires recipients to have a financial need as documented by the Office of Student Financial Aid.

Established through the Estate of Louis Samuel Brooke, Jr. to benefit students in the J. Mack Robinson College of Business.

Criteria

  • Undergraduate
  • Be in a good academic standing
  • Must have completed at least one year of study at Georgia State University

Friends and colleagues at KMPG, LLP established this scholarship to honor John “Jay” Thomas Zellner, Sr., who passed away in 2013. Mr. Zellner was a Director of KPMG in the Atlanta office, and held a BBA from GSU.

Criteria

  • Actuarial Science major
  • Be in a good academic standing
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Must complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Student Aid) with the Financial Aid Office. This award requires recipients to have a financial need as documented by the Office of Student Financial Aid.

​Established in 2013 by Stuart Schwarzschild, Ph.D, who was an Emertius Professor of Risk Management and Insurance at GSU.

Criteria

  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  • Have completed at least two years of college credit and be in the top 10% of his/her class
  • Participation actively and creditably in employment, civic or charitable volunteerism, athletics, ROTC, or similar non-academic activities;
  • Submit a short essay;
  • Provide three references who can attest to the applicant’s initiative, persistence , character and integrity.

Established in 2013 by GSU alumna Ann-Marie Campbell to provide financial support for students majoring any discipline within the J. Mack Robinson College of Business.

Criteria

  • Undergraduate
  • Must be in good academic standing
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Must complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Student Aid) with the Financial Aid Office. This award requires recipients to have a financial need as documented by the Office of Student Financial Aid

Please note there are other scholarship opportunities administered through specific academic departments in the college. The deadline and criteria vary according to each department’s specifications. Contact your department about the availability of these additional scholarship awards or visit GSU’s Scholarships & Grants page »
 
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