Walsh College

Scholarships

Scholarships are available for the 2013-2014 academic year. Please see the deadline dates for specific semesters.
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Incoming undergraduate and graduate students are invited to apply for a Walsh College Scholarship to assist them in financing their education. Although you do not need to be admitted to apply, to be considered you must be formally admitted to the College.  Since many of the academic and multicultural awards require financial need, students interested in applying for a scholarship are strongly encouraged to complete the FAFSA four weeks before the scholarship application deadline.

Note: Scholarships are limited to incoming students. If you are currently enrolled at Walsh, you are not eligible to be considered for scholarship funding.


Below is a list of scholarships available at Walsh College: 

Accounting Scholarships
Bachelor of Business Administration Scholarships
Minority Scholarships
Other
Community College Excellence Awards
Academic Awards
Graduate Scholarships

Accounting Scholarships

  • The Accountant's Guild Annual Scholarship - open to BAC or MAC students enrolled half-time.  Minimum GPA requirement is a 3.0.
  • Jeffery W. Barry Endowed Scholarship – must be enrolled at least half-time and maintain a 3.3 GPA.
  • Clayton & McKervey Endowed Scholarship - must be enrolled in undergraduate accounting or tax program and maintain a 3.0 GPA.
  • Paul P. Baker Endowed Scholarship – GPA requirement 3.0.
  • Berger & Wild Scholarship - must be enrolled at least half-time and maintain a 3.5 GPA.
  • Richard & Susan DiBartolomeo Annual Student Scholarship – Must be enrolled full-time or dually enrolled at another educational institution, maintain a 3.0 GPA,and be willing to sign a waiver allowing the Walsh Development Office to release name, photograph, GPA, and other demographic information to the donor and for possible publication. 
  • Gordon Advisors Scholarship – must be working at least half-time, be a U.S. citizen, and maintain a 2.5 GPA.
  • Firman & Rhoda Hass Endowed Scholarship – must be enrolled at least half-time and maintain a 3.5 GPA. 
  • Thomas & Julie Hinsberg Annual Scholarship – Must be 24 years of age or younger, be enrolled full-time and maintain a 3.5 GPA.
  • Arthur, Marguerite & Fred Kaufmann Endowed Scholarship – Must be enrolled at least half-time and maintain a 3.0 GPA.
  • Carl W. McConkey Memorial Scholarship - Must be enrolled at least half-time and maintain a 3.5 GPA. 
  • Rehmann Endowed Scholarship in Honor of Norman C. Perrin - Must be enrolled at least half-time and maintain a 3.0 GPA. 
  • Donald E. & Gwendolyn Schmaltz Scholarship - Must be enrolled at least half-time and maintain a 3.5 GPA.
  • Timothy & Sandra Moore Annual Scholarship - Must be enrolled in undergraduate accounting program with a 3.2 GPA.
  • Timothy & Sandra Moore Endowed Scholarship - Must be studying accounting or finance and maintain a 3.0 GPA.  Financial need will be considered.

Bachelor of Business Administration Scholarships 

  • Meritor Annual Scholarship – Must be pursuing a BBA; maintain satisfactory academic conduct and satisfactory progress within the chosen degree program.
  • Richard & Susan DiBartolomeo Annual Student Scholarship – Must be enrolled full-time or dually enrolled at another educational institution, maintain a 3.0 GPA, and be willing to sign a waiver allowing the Walsh Development Office to release name, photograph, GPA, and other demographic information to the donor and for possible publication. 
  • H. Theodore Hoffman Memorial Scholarship – Must be enrolled at least half-time, concentration in Finance and a minimum GPA of 3.5. 
  • William C. Roney Sr. Endowed Scholarship – Must have a concentration in Finance and maintain a 3.5 GPA.
  • Ernest Shaw Memorial Scholarship – Must have a concentration in marketing or management, be enrolled at least half-time and have a minimum GPA of 3.5.

Minority Scholarships

  • Comerica Women & Minority Scholarship – must be a minority and complete the Walsh and Comerica scholarship application, be enrolled at least half-time, meet with representatives from Comerica before the scholarship is awarded, and maintain a 3.0 GPA.  Students will have the opportunity to participate in a paid internship program with Comerica in southeast Michigan. 
  • Thomas R. Johnson Endowed Scholarship – must be a single mother and maintain a 3.0 GPA. 
  • JPMorgan Chase Minority Scholarship – Must be pursuing a degree in business administration, be enrolled at least half-time; and maintain a 2.5 GPA.
  • Aubrey W. & Jeane F. Lee Endowed Scholarship – applicant must be African American, enrolled for a minimum of six credit hours during the semester of scholarship award and maintain a 2.0 GPA.
  • Kulkarni International Student Scholarship – Must be an international student with F1 status, must be enrolled full-time and maintain a 3.0 GPA.
  • Walsh College Minority Scholarship – must be enrolled at least half-time and maintain a 3.5 GPA. 

Other

  • AT&T/Leo F. Egan Endowed Scholarship – must be enrolled at least half-time and maintain a 3.0 GPA. 
  • Frank & Judith Borschke Scholarship – Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and maintain satisfactory academic conduct in their chosen degree program.  Must be enrolled at least half-time during the semester of scholarship award. 
  • Briggs Endowed Scholarship – first preference to a student actively pursuing a degree through Focus: HOPE, second preference being given to a Detroit area resident who is a graduate of a Detroit high school; and must be a U.S. citizen. 
  • Chrysler Corporation Scholarship – Must be enrolled at least half-time and maintain a 3.5 GPA. 
  • Cynthia Collins Memorial Scholarship – Must be pursuing a degree in Computer Information Systems, and be enrolled at least half-time.  Note: Preference given to women working at least half-time.
  • DeRoy Testamentary Foundation Scholarship - Full-tuition scholarship to cover tuition and fees for the 42 credit hours required to complete a degree program at Walsh.  The scholarship is designated for students demonstrating financial need and academic achievement.  It may be directed to a specific academic area or program.  Scholarship recipient is selected by the Walsh College Scholarship Committee.
  • Fred & Barbara Erb Endowed Scholarship for Online Learning – Award will pay for one online class per approved applicant.
  • Robert and Louise Giles Walsh Scholarship Fund for Scottish Studies - Preference to be given to student of Scottish descent. Recipient to write a thank you note to the St. Andrews Society with a brief history detailing their Scottish ancestry.
  • Mary and Paul Glantz Endowed Scholarship - Student must enter Walsh with/and maintain a 3.25 GPA.  Recipients should be residents of Wayne, Oakland, or Macomb counties.  Preference will be given to students who demonstrate leadership experience.
  • Frank & Helen Gofrank Endowed Scholarship – Must be enrolled at least half-time and maintain a 3.5 GPA.
  • Golf Classic Annual Scholarship – Applicant cannot be receiving any type of tuition reimbursement; and must maintain a 3.5 GPA. 
  • Golf Classic Endowed Scholarship – Applicant must maintain satisfactory academic conduct and satisfactory progress within their chosen degree program. 
  • Jeffrey C. Littmann Endowed Scholarship - Applicant must enter Walsh and maintain a 3.0; must transfer 60 academic credits earned at Macomb Community College; must enroll in two courses each semester for a minimum of two semesters in an academic year.  When possible preference will be given to individuals with children. 
  • MASCO Corporation Foundation Scholarship – Must be enrolled at least half-time and maintain a 3.5 GPA.
  • H.W. Kaufman Endowed Scholarship - Must be pursuing an undergraduate degree with a 3.5 GPA.
  • Robinson-Coleman Endowed Scholarship – Student must be a veteran of the US Armed Forces; preference given to those who show financial need; must be pursuing a undergraduate or graduate degree with a 2.5 GPA.
  • Rosemarie and Michael McKay Endowed Scholarship - Must be pursuing a graduate or undergraduate degree with a 3.0 GPA.  Student working to pay their tuition will be given preference.
  • The Thomas McNulty Endowed Scholarship for Student Leaders - Must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program. Must transfer to Walsh with a 3.0 GPA.  Applicant must demonstrate an interest in student leadership by participating in student government or in an officer role in another Walsh College student organization.
  • Moore Family Endowed Scholarship – Must be an undergraduate student, enrolled at least half-time and maintain a 3.5 GPA.
  • Novi Student Scholarship – Must have chosen Novi as their desired campus, attend classes at the Novi campus, and be enrolled at least half-time. 
  • Pearson Endowed Scholarship – Must be pursuing an undergraduate degree, be a graduate of a Detroit high school or transfer student from Wayne County Community College or Highland Park Community College, must be at least half-time and maintain a 2.5 GPA.
  • Plotzke Family Endowed Scholarship in memory of Ilene Plotzke - Must be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree with an entering GPA of 3.0.  Preference will be given to Macomb Community College or Oakland Community College transfer students.
  • Rady Endowed Scholarship – Must be a single parent supporting at least one dependent child and maintain a 2.5 GPA.
  • Judith L. Radtka Memorial Scholarship - Must be enrolled at least half-time and maintain a 3.5 GPA.
  • The Herbert & Elsa Ponting Foundation Scholarship – Must be a resident of the State of Michigan and maintain a 2.0 GPA.
  • Arthur & Rita Schmaltz Endowed Scholarship – Must be enrolled at least half-time and maintain a 2.5 GPA.
  • Louis and Mary Schmidt Endowed Scholarship - Must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program with a 3.0 GPA.  Preference given to students studying Finance or Marketing.
  • George & Elizabeth Pyle Seifert Endowed Scholarship – Must be enrolled at least half-time and maintain a 3.5 GPA. 
  • The Joyce and Charles Simmons Annual Scholarship - Must be enrolled half-time and pursing an undergraduate or graduate degree.  Applicant should have a GPA of 3.0.  Financial need will be considered.  Preference given to students in the BIT, MSIA and MSIS programs.
  • Mark R. Solomon Endowed Scholarship - Must be pursuing an MST degree; minimum GPA of 2.7; preference given to students who work for the IRS.
  • Arthur & Erika Strunk Endowed Scholarship – Must be employed a minimum of 20 hours per week, demonstrate you are supporting at least one dependent child or incapacitated depended adult, be enrolled at least half-time, and maintain a 2.5 GPA.
  • M.T. Walsh Endowed Scholarship – Must be enrolled at least half-time and maintain a 3.0 GPA. 
  • W. Margaret Walsh Endowed Scholarship – Must be enrolled at least half-time, work at least half-time, and maintain a 3.0 GPA. 
  • Walsh College Employee Scholarship - Must be enrolled at least half-time and maintain a 3.0 GPA. 
  • Walsh College Alumni Association Scholarship – Scholarship support for tuition only. Must be enrolled at least half-time and maintain a 2.75 GPA.
  • Walsh College Executive Officer Scholarship - Must be enrolled at least half-time and maintain a 3.5 GPA. 
  • Walsh College Student Government Scholarship - Must be enrolled at least half-time and maintain a 3.5 GPA. 
  • George R. Waltensperger Memorial Scholarship - Must be enrolled at least half-time and maintain a 3.5 GPA. 
  • Archie D. Waring Scholarship - Must be enrolled at least half-time and maintain a 3.5 GPA. 
  • Morris A. Wattles Memorial Scholarship - Must be enrolled at least half-time and maintain a 3.5 GPA. 
  • Janet Wojtowicz Endowed Memorial Scholarship - Must be enrolled at or admitted to attend the College. Preference given to women. 
  • The Neal F. and Esther Zalenko Endowed Scholarship - Must be enrolled in a degree program at Walsh and demonstrate financial need.

Community College Excellence Awards
These scholarships are intended to continue Walsh College's historic partnership with the community colleges in southeast Michigan. These awards are intended to recognize community college students whose academic performance has been outstanding. Students are expected to complete a minimum of 60 credit hours at the community college before enrolling at Walsh.

Community College Excellence Awards are normally $1,250 a semester for six semesters.  Students must have a 3.750 incoming grade point average to be considered.  Students may enroll in any undergraduate degree program offered at Walsh. Students must be enrolled at least half-time and must maintain a 3.500 cumulative grade point average while at Walsh to maintain their scholarship.

Academic Awards
These scholarships are intended to recognize academic achievement for students enrolling in specific degree programs at Walsh College. Award amounts normally range from $500 to $1,000 per semester for six semesters. Student must be enrolled at least half-time in order to receive the award. Cumulative grade point requirements will vary by scholarship.

Graduate ScholarshipsA very limited number of scholarships are available for prospective graduate students.  Doctoral and non-degree certificate students are not eligible.  Applicants must have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.600.

  • The Accountant's Guild Annual Scholarship - open to BAC or MAC students enrolled half-time.  Minimum GPA requirement is a 3.0.
  • Briggs Endowed Scholarship - first preference to a student actively pursuing a degree through Focus: HOPE, second preference being given to a Detroit area resident who is a graduate of a Detroit high school; and must be a U.S. citizen. 
  • Golf Classic Annual Scholarship – Applicant cannot be receiving any type of tuition reimbursement and must maintain a 3.5 GPA. 
  • Tower Scholarship - Applicant must be enrolled at least half-time and maintain at 3.0 GPA.
  • William C. Roney Sr. Endowed Scholarship – Must be enrolled as an MBA student and maintain a 3.5 GPA.
  • Walsh College Employee Scholarship - Must be enrolled at least half-time and maintain a 3.0 GPA. 

All applicants are considered on the basis of the following:
1. Maintaining satisfactory academic conduct and satisfactory progress within the chosen degree program.
2. Able to demonstrate financial need to the Director of Financial Aid.
3. Not all scholarships are automatically renewable.

To apply for a scholarship please click on the following link: Walsh College Scholarship Application.

Application Deadlines

Applications will be reviewed on the deadline date and decision letters will be mailed approximately two weeks after the scholarship committee meets. Applications received after the deadline dates will be considered depending on the availability of funding. Students must insure that academic transcripts from all colleges attended have been sent to Walsh College prior to the deadline date.

Deadline dates are:

Fall semester  August 1
Winter semester November 1
Spring semester  February 1
Summer semester  May 1