Awards & Scholarships
The Zell Lurie Institute scholarship program was established
in 2003. Eligible MBA students will have achieved a meritorious GPA and will have demonstrated exemplary academic
standing, strong entrepreneurial knowledge and interests, and
engagement with courses, programs, and leadership at the University
Student scholarships are available for returning MBA
students (or evening MBA students with at least 30 completed
credits). The scholarships are worth a maximum of $5,000 toward second-year tuition
and fees. The scholarship
may impact financial aid awards and the Ross Financial Aid Office
should be contacted for details.
The applicaiton process for retunring MBAs to apply for a scholarship is announced each Summer. The application deadline for the 2014/2015 scholarships is 8 a.m., Friday, August 1, 2014. Recipients will be announced
at the annual fall Entrepalooza symposium on September 12 and all scholarship recipients are invited to attend the Institute advisory board meeting on October 14 where they will be introduced to the board.
2013 Scholarship Recipients
Kartik Bandhuvula, MBA '14; Christopher Doughty, MBA '14; Raymond Gallagher, MBA '14; Jennifer Hsu, MBA '14; Ashish Kumar, MBA '14; Joanna Lai, MBA '14; Matthew Liberatore, MBA '14; Thomas Polzin, MBA '14; Mark Shubitz, MBA '14; Ryan Shuman, MBA '14; Brandon Tirrell, MBA '14
Mitchell A. Mondry Scholars
Nancy Gephart, MBA/MS '13; Paul Robichaux, MBA '14
Zell Institute & Erb Institute Scholars
Wesley Allred, MBA/MS '14; Adam Byrnes, MBA/MS '14
2014 Award Recipients
BBA, MBA and Cause-Based Entrepreneurial Awards
Each year these awards are made possible through the generosity
of Ron (BBA '66) and Eileen Weiser (MM '75). Individuals are selected winter term based on achievements in entreprenreuship and academic excellence.
MBA Entrepreneur of the Year -
Paul Robichaux, MBA '14
BBA Entrepreneur of the Year -
Shayla Scales, BBA'14; Jacob Rosenfeld, BBA'14; Billy Kreinik, BBA'14
Cause-Based Entrepreneur of the Year -
$1,000 Dan Rosen, MBA '14, Marianna Kerppola, MBA/MS '16
Valenti Awards for Exceptional Entrepreneurial Development - $2,500 each
Students are recognized for their development of entrepreneurial skills through continued engagement with the Institute and related entrepreneurial resources.
Muhammad Faisal, MBA'14; Jeff Plott, MBA'14
For more information, contact Sarika Gupta at 734-615-4422 or firstname.lastname@example.org.