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FINANCE DEPARTMENT SCHOLARSHIPS AND STUDENT AWARDS

FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2017/8

 

Graduating Senior Awards:  All recipients selected by the Department Awards Committee in consultation with the Department Head, except as noted.

 

Finance Student of the Year: Awarded based on academic merit.  (plaque only, no $)

 

Finance Service Awards: One based on evidence of departmental service and leadership combined with an outstanding academic record and the other for college or university service and leadership combined with an outstanding academic record. (plaque only, no $)

 

Financial Planning Service Award: One or two awards for students in the CFP option in Finance or Financial Planning option in the Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics. Award based on evidence of service and leadership combined with academic achievement.

            Amount - $500 if two, $1,000 if one

 

Howard and Associates Senior Award: One award to recognize a student in the CFP option in Finance or Financial Planning option in the Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics who has excelled in the CFP program. Selected by outside review board.

            Amount – $500

 

Rembert, Pendleton & Jackson Outstanding Senior Award: One or two awards to recognize a student who has excelled in the CFP option in Finance or Financial Planning option in the Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics. Selected by outside review board.

            Amount – $1,000 each if two, $2,000 if one

 

Scholarships for Returning Juniors/Seniors (graduating in December 2017, May 2018, or later): all recipients must be FIN majors (either primary or secondary).  Recipients may be in any option. All recipients selected by the Department Awards Committee in consultation with the Department Head.

 

Accenture Scholarship: one scholarship based on academic merit.

            Amount: $1,175

 

Dennis and Susan Duncan Banking and Real Estate Finance Scholarship: One or two scholarships based on academic achievement with preference given to students with an interest in banking and real estate and a preference for students from Giles and Culpepper Counties. 

            Amount: $775/each if two, $1,550 if one

 

Korte Family Scholarship: One or two scholarships based on academic achievement and awarded to Virginia residents.

            Amount: $775 each if two, $1,550 if one

 

Jacob Lutz III Scholarship: One or two scholarships based on academic achievement and awarded to Virginia residents with GPAs of 3.0 or higher. 

            Amount: $1,220 each if two, $2,440 if one

 

Outstanding Rising Senior Scholarship: Two scholarships for rising seniors based on academic achievement and evidence of leadership. 

            Amount: $1,000 each

 

Outstanding Rising Junior Scholarship: One scholarship for a rising junior based on academic achievement and evidence of leadership. 

            Amount: $1,000

 

Curtis A. and June Haworth Thompson Scholarship: One scholarship based on academic achievement. 

            Amount: $1,250

 

Wells Fargo Leadership Development Scholarship: One or two scholarships based on academic achievement and leadership potential with a preference for previous recipients who continue to qualify. 

            Amount: $1,375 if two, 2,750 if one

 

Rebeka Ruth Becks Scholarship: One scholarship. Application required which includes essay about the role of financial planning in helping families with children to accomplish goals over the life cycle.  Recipients should be in the CFP option in Finance or Financial Planning option in Agricultural & Applied Economics.

            Amount: $1,000 each

 

FPA of Central Virginia Scholarship:  One scholarship with a primary preference given to students demonstrating extracurricular leadership and community service and secondary preference to academic achievement. Applicants must be a member of the Financial Planning Association. Recipients should be in the CFP option in Finance or Financial Planning option in Agricultural & Applied Economics.

            Amount: $1,000 each

 

Financial Planning Alumni Scholarship: Application required. One scholarship will be awarded on the basis of each applicant’s story about the significant improvement in academic, professional, and/or personal commitment and achievement since enrolling in the Financial Planning Program.  Recipients should be in the CFP option in Finance or Financial Planning option in Agricultural & Applied Economics.

            Amount: $1,000 each

 

McCarthy, Mannen, Daniel, Meth, and Williamson Ameriprise Financial Advisors Scholarship: One scholarship with a preference for students with financial need and demonstrated academic achievement.   Recipients should be in the CFP option in Finance or Financial Planning option in Agricultural & Applied Economics.

            Amount: $1,275 each

 

Julia A. Orell Scholarship: One scholarship. Application required and includes essay about the applicant’s personal experience with end of life issues and and/or interest, as a financial planner in helping clients understand and prepare for end-of-life care decisions and costs.  Recipients should be in the CFP option in Finance or Financial Planning option in Agricultural & Applied Economics.

            Amount: $1,250 each

 

Verus Financial Partners Scholarship: One scholarship awarded to a rising senior (graduating in the 2017/18 academic year). Preference will be given to a student pursuing a double-major with accounting although this is not a requirement to apply. Recipients should be in the CFP option in Finance or Financial Planning option in Agricultural & Applied Economics.

            Amount: $1,000 if one, and $500 if two