Schjerven Business Leadership Scholarship

Concordia University Texas and its College of Business & Communication are pleased to announce that applications are now being taken for the Schjerven Business Leadership Scholarship. This scholarship, funded through a gift by Bob and Anita Schjerven, will provide two $10,000 scholarships for the 2017 - 2018 academic year to business students in the College of Business and Communication.

Criteria:

The outstanding Concordia students who are selected to receive this award should meet all qualifications in the following areas:

  1. The recipients of this scholarship will be full-time students at Concordia.
  2. Students receiving these funds will be in good academic and disciplinary standing, and should have a minimum grade point average of 3.0.
  3. Preference will be given to a student with a documented financial need above $10,000 per year as determined through Concordia's Financial Aid guidelines.
  4. One scholarship will be awarded to a student classified as a junior or senior (Traditional and Nontraditional) according to the number of credit hours achieved as set by the Registrars office (Traditional students - 12 hours, Nontraditional - 9 hours).
  5. One scholarship will be awarded to a graduate student enrolled in the Concordia MBA for 6 hours.
  6. The students shall be pursuing business degrees in the College of Business and Communication and shall
    • Demonstrate mastery of business subjects and by their seriousness of purpose and enthusiasm for the business curriculum, strongly indicate potential for substantial success in that endeavor
    • Exhibit successful entrepreneurial traits through personal accomplishment and industriousness
    • Grow in interpersonal skills and clearly embrace the heart for servant leadership, serving the common good within their various communities
    • Be clearly committed to Christian principles and put Jesus Christ first in their lives

Required Supporting Documentation:

  1. Transcript
  2. Resume of related work and activities
  3. List of 3 references
  4. Letter of reference
  5. A 3-4 page essay describing your need and vocational calling.

    Scholarship Application

Scholarship applications will be accepted until 5 pm on Friday, October 13, 2017.

Students must apply by submitting their scholarship application and all required supporting documentation to the:

College of Business & Communication
Attn: Susannah Anderson, Executive Administrative Assistant
Concordia University Texas
11400 Concordia University Drive Austin, TX 78726

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