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Accounting Faculty Award

Applicant must be a student who is majoring in accounting. The accounting faculty selects the recipient on the basis of scholarship, leadership ability, and the potential for a successful career in accounting.


ARAMARK Facility Services Scholarship

Recipient shall be considered a full time student, classified as a sophomore or have earned at least 27 semester hours of credit, and must have attended Northwest Missouri State University for at least one semester. The recipient must have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 and have declared a major in one of the following areas: Accounting, Economics, Finance, Management, Computer Management Systems, Marketing, Psychology or Sociology. Students must provide a personal letter to the scholarship committee, and provide two (2) references from non-family individuals. Preference shall be given to those students who are presently employed and have worked one year for Facility Services at Northwest. Financial need may be considered.


B D & Sue Wright Owens Scholarship

Recipient shall be an entering freshman and be considered a full-time student by the University. All eligible recipients must have graduated in the upper 25 percent of the graduating class and achieved a score on the ACT or SAT exams of at least the current U.S. National Average for that particular exam. Preference shall be given to students from Andrew, Buchanan, Holt, Nodaway and Worth counties in Missouri who have declared a major or minor in art, music, business (especially economics), pre-med, or computer science.


Booth School of Business Freshman Scholarship

Awarded to a first-time freshman majoring in one of the areas in the Melvin D. and Valorie G. Booth School of Business (accounting, advertising, economics, finance, international business, management, marketing). It is a nonrenewable scholarship.


Booth School of Business Study Abroad Scholarship

Recipient shall be classified as a University sophomore, junior or senior with a minimum GPA of 2.50. All applicants must submit to the selection committee a minimum 500-word essay on why they choose to study abroad and how they expect the experience to enhance their degree program.


Charles Hawkins Scholarship

Applicant must be a full-time, freshman student majoring in accounting for use in their sophomore year.


Charles M Place Memorial Scholarship

Recipient shall be classified as a sophomore, junior or senior at Northwest who has declared a major in Accounting, Economics or Finance. Preference will be given to Albany, Missouri R-III graduates who are involved in campus organizations and hold leadership positions in campus organizations.


Cook Finance Scholarship

Any junior or senior finance major who has a 3.00 GPA may apply for the Cook Finance Award. Selection is made by the finance faculty in conjunction with the Booth College of Business and Professional Studies scholarship committee.


Cook/Imes Distinguished Scholarship

This scholarship will be presented to students with a major in Accounting, Marketing, or Finance. A minimum of 60 credit hours is required with at least 30 of those hours earned from Northwest Missouri State University, and a minimum overall GPA of 3.50. Applicants will be considered on their prior record of good citizenship and leadership potential as well as an excellent potential for success in the business world. Three recommendations, including one from a faculty member of the Melvin D. and Valorie G. Booth School of Business are required for the Cook-Imes Distinguished Scholarship.


Craig L Bassett Scholarship

Recipient shall be a student from Iowa, considered full time, shall have declared a major housed within the Melvin D. and Valorie G. Booth School of Business, and maintain a 3.00 GPA. Academic achievement and financial need will be leading criteria.  Preference shall be given to students from the following counties in Iowa: Adair, Adams, Audubon, Cass, Clarke, Dallas, Decatur, Fremont, Guthrie, Harrison, Madison, Mills, Montgomery, Page, Polk, Pottawattamie, Ringgold, Shelby, Taylor, Union, and Warren.


Dr Dale J & Rheva A Blackwell Business Scholarship

Recipients shall be full-time students and shall have declared a major within the Melvin D. & Valorie G. Booth School of Business.  Academic achievement and financial need shall be leading criteria.


E K DeVore Business Scholarship

Recipient shall maintain a minimum GPA of 3.50, have declared a major in Management, Marketing or Finance, have demonstrated leadership ability, and be classified as junior or senior.


Edward Jones Scholarship

A senior finance major with at least a 3.00 GPA may apply for this scholarship. Potential for success in the financial world is the major criterion used in the selection process.


Hancock/Woods Scholarship

Awarded annually to sophomore or junior accounting majors who have successfully completed Intermediate Accounting I and demonstrate the potential for a successful career in accounting. The accounting faculty will select the recipient(s) based on performance in the most recent academic year.


Harrison Mutz Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a worthy student in business administration who resides on campus. Eligible are juniors and seniors at Northwest the following year and graduate students who will be working toward an MBA the following year. Selection is made on the basis of scholarship and financial need of the student. Preference is given to students who have not received any other scholarships.


Iowa Bill O'Riley Family Scholarship

Recipient shall have declared a major in marketing or management and have a minimum GPA of 3.00. Preference will be given to a married student who graduated from a high school in Iowa; however, if no such student exists, the criteria can be expanded to help any undergraduate junior or senior or graduate student from Iowa.


J D Hammond Family Scholarship in International Business

This scholarship shall be used to offset overseas costs associated with any international business study program arranged through the University and considered part of the recipient’s academic program. It is awarded to a full time business major demonstrating outstanding academic achievement in the classroom. Recipient shall have also demonstrated a need for financial assistance in order to complete the study abroad program.


John Sublett Logan Scholarship

Awarded to a graduate business major that demonstrates need and a willingness to give back to the community. Preference will be given to St. Joseph/Northwest Missouri area students.


Johnie Imes & John Baker Scholarship

Recipient shall be a continuing full time Northwest student with a declared a major in accounting, economics or finance with first preference to accounting majors. Preference shall also be given to students from Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, and Kansas, in that order that demonstrates financial need.


Karen Hawkins Memorial Scholarship

Applicant must be a full-time, first-trimester freshman student majoring in accounting.


Kensinger/Imes Scholarship

The accounting faculty selects the recipient on the basis of academic standing, potential for completing an undergraduate degree and financial need.


Louis (Lou) & Kathryn (Kay) Watkins Family Scholarship

Recipients shall be classified as full-time sophomores, juniors or seniors pursuing a declared major within business and/or agriculture science.  Academic achievement and work eithic shall be the leading selection criteria.


Luther & Kathryn Belcher Scholarship

Recipient shall have declared a major in the area of business and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Eligible recipients shall have been at Northwest for at least one semester.


Marvin E & Kathryn B Lehnen Scholarship

Recipient shall have maintained a GPA of at least 2.50 and demonstrated the need for financial assistance by maintaining employment during the school year. Preference for this award will first be given to non-traditional students and/or students in the business program.


Maurine Thomas Scholarship

Recipients shall have a declared a major in the area of business, demonstrate financial need, have a minimum GPA of 3.00. Freshmen are eligible if he/she has graduated in the upper one-third of his/her high school graduating class.


Nothstine Family Scholarship

Recipient shall have declared an undergraduate major in the area of Marketing or Management or a Master’s of Business Administration. The recipient shall demonstrate financial need, be considered a full-time student, and shall have demonstrated timely progress toward the completion of a degree.


Paul W Lindsey Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a current Northwest student that has declared a major within the School of Business.


Raymond L. & Ruth L. McClurg Scholarship

Recipient must be an upperclassman majoring in business with a minimum GPA of 3.00 and have completed a minimum of 27 credit hours at Northwest.


Robert Fraser Scholarship

Awarded to business majors who are graduates of a high school in St. Joseph, Missouri or a 30 mile radius of St. Joseph, with a preference for the public schools. Recipients shall have a minimum classification of sophomore and have a cumulative GPA of 2.75. Financial need may be considered.


Ron C DeYoung Business Scholarship

Awarded to a full time sophomore, junior or senior. One award for students with minimum 3.00 GPA majoring in area of: accounting, finance, marketing, management, international business, mass communications and computer management systems.


Scott Parman Scholarship

Recipient shall be a university junior or senior and have declared a major in International Business. Recipient must maintain a 3.00 GPA. The recipient will be selected on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.


Shopko Business Scholarship

Recipient shall be a business major interested in pursuing a career in retail. Recipient shall live or have lived in one of the 24 states in which Shopko operates (CA, CO, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MI, MN, MO, MT, ND, NE, NM, OH, OK, OR, SD, TX, UT, WA, WI, WY).


Sterling Surrey Memorial Scholarship

The Sterling Surrey Scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior majoring in business with a minimum GPA of 3.0.


Vic & Frances Farrell Scholarship

Awarded to a full time sophomore, junior or senior. Recipient shall maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00, have declared a major in the area of business and show financial need. Preference may be given to graduates of Worth County High School.