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Scholarships, Awards & Prizes:

School of Business

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AAACA Scholarship
Established by Harold Cramer ’73, in honor of his five grandchildren, this fund provides scholarship support to community college transfer students studying within UAlbany’s School of Business who demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.

Rose C. Anacreonte Endowed Scholarship
Established through the generosity of Nicholas Anacreonte ’92 in honor of his grandmother, Rose Anacreonte. The Anacreonte Scholarship provides scholarship support for an undergraduate at the University at Albany who is pursuing a degree within the School of Business.

Martha Bealler Altman Scholarship
Established by Nolan T. Altman, Class of 1977, in memory of his mother, this scholarship provides support to full-time under­graduate students who are pursuing a degree in Business.

Dean C. Backer '88 Scholarship

Established by Dean C. Backer '88, this scholarship provides support for an undergraduate at UAlbany who is pursuing a degree within the School of Business. The recipient should be a "rising senior" (i.e. a junior going into his/her senior year) who is pursuing his/her degree in the financial analyst program—or—who is a student pursuing a degree with a combined concentration in finance (i.e. Finance/ITM, Finance/Marketing, Finance/Management.) The recipient(s) should demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.

Jeff & LeeAnn Black Endowed Scholarship
Generously established by Jeffrey H. Black ’76 and LeeAnn Black, this scholarship provides support to an undergraduate freshman student with financial need who has been admitted into UAlbany’s School of Business direct admit program. This scholarship is renewable for 4 years (8 semesters) if the student recipient remains in the School of Business program and maintains a 3.0 of higher GPA in his/her major.

Borys Family Scholarship Endowment
Established by Michael ’78, ’79 and Barbara (Bakal) ’78 Borys to provide scholarship support to a student pursuing a degree within the School of Business. Recipient must demonstrate both financial need and academic excellence.

William Bott '01 Memorial Scholarship
Established by Stephen M. Stabile ’01 in memory of his classmate and friend William Bott ’01, this scholarship provides support for students pursuing a degree within the School of Business. Student recipients must demonstrate both academic achievement and financial need.

Donald Boyce III Business & Financial Market Regulation Scholarship
The Donald E. Boyce III, ’06, ’08 Business and Financial Market Regulation Scholarship will provide scholarship support for UAlbany students within the School of Business who demonstrate academic excellence and service to the School of Business, University community and/or the community at large. Preference will be given to a student majoring in Financial Market Regulation at the UAlbany’s School of Business.

Harold Cannon Memorial Fund

This fund provides an annual scholarship to full-time matriculated graduate student(s) in the Department of Accounting, enrolled in the MS-A. program.

CSC (Computer Sciences Corporation) ITM and CCI Scholarship
This scholarship was established by CSC to provide financial support for an undergraduate student within the School of Business pursuing a degree in ITM and an undergraduate student pursuing a degree in the College of Computing and Information. Preference is given to students who are US Citizens and who have at least a 3.4 GPA. This scholarship is not renewable.

Milton & Mary M. Danko Golden Rule Award
Established by William D. Danko, Ph.D. in memory of his parents, this award is given to a student who has demonstrated a pattern of giving to others her/his most precious resource: time. A matching grant is made to the recipient’s charity of choice.

Maria Dempsey '87 SOB Scholarship
Established by Maria Dempsey ’87, this scholarship provides support for a student studying within the University at Albany’s School of Business. Preference for this scholarship will be given to a student interested in international business.

Priscilla '46 Ewing Scholarship
Established by the estate of Priscilla Ewing ’46, this fund provides scholarship support to undergraduate or graduate students who demonstrate financial need, and who are pursuing a degree within the School of Business.

Hazel English Ferris ’32 Scholarship
Established by Mrs. Ferris in memory of Professor George Morill York, this scholarship is made to a junior majoring in a degree program in the School of Business.

First Niagara Mentoring Scholarship
Established by First Niagara, this fund provides a scholarship for an undergraduate student(s) at the University at Albany who is pursuing a degree in the School of Business with a minimum GPA of 3.25, who has demonstrated financial need and mentoring skills through tutoring fellow students, or volunteered in community organizations that require mentoring or advisement skills. Preference for this scholarship is given to students from Western New York, Central New York, or the Capital District.

Alumni of Dr. Ronald Forbes Scholarship
Established in honor of Professor Ronald W. Forbes by alumni, family and friends, this scholarship is awarded annually to a full-time junior student pursuing an undergraduate degree in Finance or Financial analysis in the University at Albany School of Business. Scholarship recipients are selected based on financial need, leadership roles, community service, and academic performance.

William Fuchs '76 Memorial Scholarship
Lovingly established by James & Adrienne Hourihan in memory of William Fuchs ’76, this scholarship provides support for undergraduate students majoring in accounting at UAlbany’s School of Business. The recipient must demonstrate both financial need and academic excellence.

Jean F. Glickstein Endowed Scholarship
Established by Stacy Bash-Polley ’89 this scholarship provides support for an undergraduate student(s), pursuing a degree within the School of Business at UAlbany, with demonstrated financial need and academic achievement. It is the donor’s preference the recipient(s) is pursuing a concentration in Finance, Accounting or ITM and is female.

Professor Sanjay Goel Information Assurance Scholarship Fund

Established by Professor Sanjay Goel and Jonathan’70 and Agatha Pon, this scholarship provides support for a student who is pursuing his/her degree at the University at Albany and who is working in collaboration with a School of Business faculty member. The recipient selection is based on merit, and is awarded to a student who demonstrates aptitude for research and high academic achievement.

Henny Family Scholarship
Established by Marinus N. Henny ’74 and Michelle Gaspard ’73, this fund provides a scholarship for student(s) enrolled in the School of Business at the University at Albany with demonstrated financial need.

Howell Family Scholarship
Established by Eric R. Howell ’92 and Amy K. Howell ’92, this scholarship provides support for a student studying within UAlbany’s School of Business and who demonstrates academic excellence.

IHRIM / Edward S. Goldmacher Award

Established in honor of Edward S. Goldmacher, who was instrumental in establishing the field of human resources information systems, this fund provides annual awards to student and faculty members to support scholarship and research in the field of HRIM.

Stacy Kanter '79 & Eric Kornblau Endowed Undergraduate Scholarship
Generously established by Stacy Kanter and Eric Kornblau, this scholarship provides support for an undergraduate student who demonstrates both financial need and academic achievement. The Donor’s first preference is that the scholarship is awarded to a first-generation undergraduate demonstrating academic achievement. The Donor’s second preference is for this scholarship to be awarded to an undergraduate pursuing a degree within the School of Business, but the Donor wishes to provide the flexibility to award the scholarship to undergraduates pursuing any degree within the University.

Howard Kaplan ’82 & Randi Schuster Kaplan ’82 Scholarship
Established by Howard Kaplan ’82 and his wife Randi Schuster Kaplan ’82, the Kaplan Scholarship provides support for an undergraduate or graduate student(s) at the University at Albany who is pursuing a degree in Financial Market Regulation. The recipient(s) should demonstrate both academic achievement and financial need.

Amy M. Knapp '97 Scholarship
Established through the generosity of Amy M. Knapp ’97, this scholarship provides financial support for freshman students from upstate New York who are pursuing their degree in the School of Business and who demonstrate financial need. This scholarship is renewable for up to four years.

Roanne Kulakoff ’81 School of Business Scholarship Fund
Established by Ms. Roanne Kulakoff ’81, this scholarship provides support for a full-time undergraduate student(s) in the School of Business who demonstrates academic achievement and financial need.

Scott Kunen Accounting Scholarship Fund
The Scott Kunen Accounting Scholarship was established by Lora and Bernard Kunen, along with their son Richard Kunen, in memory of their son and brother Scott Kunen. The Kunen Scholarship provides support for a rising senior accounting major, pursuing a degree within the School of Business at UAlbany. The recipient(s) must demonstrate: academic achievement based upon their GPA in their accounting major, a passion for accounting, and financial need. If a qualified rising senior cannot be identified, this fund may be used to support a rising junior who meets the requirements. It is the donors’ preference the recipient(s) is from Long Island.

Anne and Thomas Lavan Scholarship
Established by Maryanne Lavan ’81, the Lavan Scholarship provides scholarship support for an undergraduate student(s) at the University at Albany who is pursuing a degree in the School of Business with demonstrated financial need and academic achievement.

John S. Levato Scholarship
Generously established in memory of Assistant Dean John S. Levato, this scholarship provides support for a student pursing a degree within The University at Albany’s School of Business who demonstrates academic achievement and service to the School of Business, University community and/or the community at large.

Lazar Family Scholarship
Established by Robert W. 77 and Shirley A. Lazar, this scholarship provides financial support to a student pursuing a degree within the School of Business who demonstrates academic achievement. First preference is given to a recipient who is a part-time student in accounting who works full-time in banking. If a student cannot be identified using the first preference criteria, the scholarship will be awarded to a School of Business student studying accounting.

Ellen Fine Levine ’78 Scholarship
Established by Ms. Ellen Fine Levine, this fund provides scholarship support for an undergraduate student(s) at the University at Albany who is an Accounting major within the School of Business. The recipient shall demonstrate academic achievement and/or financial need.

Luks Family Endowed Scholarship
Established by Jeffrey ’91, ’01 and Shelley Luks, this scholarship provides support to a UAlbany student pursuing a degree within the School of Business, preference will be given to a student studying Accounting or Rockefeller College who demonstrate financial need.

Alan '85 & Jessica Mantel Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Alan Mantel ’85 and Jessica Mantel to provide annual scholarship support to a student studying within UAlbany’s School of Business. Preference will be given to a student pursing a Financial Analyst degree, or if one cannot be identified to a student who is pursuing a Finance degree within the School of Business.

Massry Family Endowments
In December 2014, the Massry Family generously contributed $5.25 million to the School of Business. The University will use this transformative gift to ensure that its School of Business building, named the Massry Center for Business in September 2015, remains a state-of-the-art resource for teaching, learning and research. The Massry gift will also fund speakers, conferences, and visiting faculty to enrich the academic experience for School of Business students. And, the Massry Community Fellows Program will provide support for students from across the University to pursue internships with local non-profits, where funding for student internships is not normally available. The program’s goal is to strengthen community service, a hallmark of the Massry family, and public engagement, a core priority of the University.

Margaret Yager Middleton ’29 Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Mrs. Middleton, Class of 1929, to recognize and promote outstanding academic achievement by newly admitted undergraduate students in the School of Business.

Ernest and Florence Bensinger Milano ’36 Scholarship
Established by Mrs. Milano, Class of 1936, in memory of her husband, Ernest Milano,
Class of 1936, this scholarship is awarded to outstanding students enrolled in the
School of Business.

Professor Lakshmi Mohan Endowed Scholarship
The Professor Lakshmi Mohan Endowed Scholarship was established by Mr. Anthony McCarthy ’84, in honor of ITM Professor Lakshmi Mohan. The Mohan Scholarship provides support for an undergraduate or graduate student(s) at the University at Albany who is pursuing a degree within the School of Business, with a concentration in Information Technology Management. The recipient shall demonstrate both academic achievement and financial need.

Albert C. Mossin School of Business Endowment

This endowment was established by a bequest from Dr. Albert C. Mossin, a former professor and dean at the University at Albany who was instrumental in the formation of the School of Businessin the 1960s. The endowment supports scholarships and graduate assistants within the School of Business.

Michael B. and Lori M. Nash ’83 Endowed Scholarship
Established by Michael B. ’83 and Lori M. ’83 Nash to provide scholarship support to a UAlbany student pursuing a degree within the School of Business. Recipient must demonstrate both academic achievement and financial need.

Professor Enrico Petri Memorial Scholarship

Established in memory of Professor Enrico Petri, former professor and Chair of the Department of Accounting. This scholarship provides support for graduate student(s) who have been accepted and/or enrolled into a master’s degree program in Taxation in the School of Business. Selection is based on demonstrated academic achievement and financial need. 

Shirley S. Philips '67, '70 Scholarship
The Shirley S. Phillips ’67, ’70 Scholarship provides support for undergraduate students who are pursuing a degree through the School of Business and who demonstrate financial need.

Saratoga, Warren, Washington County Scholarship
Established by Mr. George W. Walker ’70 and Mrs. Lucienne Walker, The Saratoga, Warren, Washington County Scholarship shall provide support for a student(s) pursuing a degree within the School of Business at UAlbany. The recipient(s) should demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.  First preference for this scholarship will be given to residents of Saratoga, Warren, or Washington County.

School of Business Dean’s Fund in Support of Undergraduate Excellence
Established by Christopher Montclare ’93 and ’94, this fund provides support for an undergraduate student(s) pursuing a degree within the School of Business at UAlbany. The recipient(s) should demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.

Dick ’69 and Estelle Schecter ’70 Scholarship

The Schecter Scholarship was established in 2010 by Matthew S Emrich’00 and Felicia Schecter-Emrich in memory of Felicia's parents, Richard Schecter ’69 and Estelle Schecter. This scholarship provides support for a rising junior or senior undergraduate student(s), pursuing a degree within the School of Business at UAlbany, with demonstrated financial need and academic achievement. It is the donor’s preference that the recipient(s) is pursuing a degree in Accounting with a minimum GPA of 3.25.

Dorothy Mitchell Selleck Scholarship
Established by Daniel M. Selleck ’71, this scholarship provides support to student(s) enrolled in the School of Business with demonstrated financial need. First preference for this scholarship will be given to students transferring to UAlbany from a community college who have military experience. It is the donor’s second preference that should no candidate with military experience be identified, the scholarship would then be given to a student transferring to UAlbany from a community college. In the event no qualified candidates from a community college are identified, other qualified recipients may be selected at the discretion of the fund manager.

Premal and Paule Shah Endowed Scholarship
The purpose of this fund, which has been established through the generosity of Premal '71, '72 and Paule Shah, is to provide support for an international graduate student, preferably from India, who is pursuing a graduate degree within the School of Business at UAlbany. If a student fitting this preference cannot be identified, this fund may be used to support any international student pursuing a graduate degree in the School of Business. The recipient of this fund should demonstrate both academic achievement and financial need.

Samuels Family Achievement Scholarship
The Samuels Family Achievement Scholarship, established by Steven M. Samuels ’85 and Judy A. Samuels ’86, provides scholarship support for UAlbany students within the School of Business who demonstrate academic excellence, financial need and service to the School of Business, University community and/or the community at large.

Solotar Family Scholarship in the School of Business
Established by Gavin ’86 and Joan ’86 Solotar to provide scholarship support to a
UAlbany student who is pursuing a degree within the School of Business. Recipient
must demonstrate both academic achievement and financial aid. First preference is
that the recipient is female.

Mark B. Taylor Scholarship
Established through the generosity of Mark B. Taylor, Class of 1984, this fund is awarded to undergraduate students pursuing a degree in accounting within the School of Business.

Towers Perrin Research & Development Fund
This fund was established by Towers Perrin to provide annual awards to faculty and students in support of their research in the areas of Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS) and Human Resource Management (HRM). This fund will also support the Towers Perrin Student Award. This annual award will be given to an outstanding School of Business HRIS student.

Wann Family Foundation Scholarship

Established by Robert Wann, Jr. ’04 and The Wann Family Foundation, this scholarship benefits students pursuing degrees in either the School of Business or East Asian Studies Program. For the School of Business, the recipient(s) must have at least a 3.5 GPA and be pursuing a degree in the School of Business, with a preference toward a concentration in Finance/Marketing with demonstrated financial need. The scholarship is made to either a junior or senior School of Business student.

Esther Weilheimer Scholarship

Established by Michael Weilheimer ’83 and Janis R. Weilheimer ’84, this scholarship
provides support for undergraduate student(s) enrolled in the School of Business at the University at Albany who have exhibited a passion for excellence in learning and
demonstrate financial need.

Kimberly A. Welsh '89 SOB Scholarship
Generously established by Kimberly A. Welsh ’89, this scholarship provides support to graduate students pursuing their degree in the School of Business. Student recipients must demonstrate financial need and/or academic achievement.

Warren A. Winslow '73 & Amy P. Fey '00 Endowed Scholarship
Established by Warren A. Winslow and Amy P. Fey to provide annual scholarship support to a UAlbany student-athlete who is pursuing a degree within the School of Business and who demonstrates high levels of academic achievement.

Zelin Family Endowed Scholarship
Established by Steven M. Zelin ’84, this fund provides scholarship support for a rising junior or senior undergraduate student(s) who demonstrates both academic achievement and financial need.