School of Business Graduate Scholarships

Two types of scholarships are available to Ithaca College School of Business graduate students: Merit and Endowed.

Candidates are responsible for checking their financial aid eligibility and making sure they meet all scholarship criteria before applying. To be considered for all types of aid, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must be completed each year. The priority deadline for filing the FAFSA is March 1, and there are some additional requirements for new students, graduate students, and New York State residents. To begin, go to ithaca.edu/finaid/aid/apply for information about graduate student financial aid opportunities and requirements.

Merit Scholarships

Merit scholarships are available for MS in Accounting students only. They are awarded after thorough review of the information provided in the candidate's admission application. All candidates who submit a completed admission application to the School of Business MS in Accounting program will be given full consideration for a graduate merit scholarship; no separate scholarship application is required. In most cases, recipients of merit scholarships will be notified along with their admission letter.

Graduate Endowed Scholarships

The following graduate scholarships were established by endowment gifts or bequests of alumni, family, faculty, and friends of the School of Business. Endowed scholarships are awarded annually and in accordance with the intent of the donor.

John D. Amsterdam '69 MBA Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to an outstanding student who has earned a bachelor's degree from Ithaca College, who is entering a master's program in the School of Business, who has exhibited active involvement and leadership in the college, and who has demonstrated financial need.

Elmer D. Robinson Scholarship
Established in memory of honorary trustee Elmer D. Robinson by his family and friends, this scholarship is awarded to an MBA in Entertainment and Media Management student with a grade point average of at least 3.0. Preference is given to a student from Tompkins County or a surrounding county. Financial need is not required.

Robert A. Ullrich MBA Scholarship
Established to honor the service and dedication of Robert Ullrich, who served as dean of the School of Business from 1998 until 2004, this scholarship is awarded to a graduate of the School of Business who is now entering a School of Business graduate program with the highest undergraduate grade point average and who has demonstrated active involvement and leadership in the School of Business.

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Scholarship
Awarded to accounting majors who are in their third year and going into their fourth year, or in their fourth year and admitted to an M.B.A. program at Ithaca College; who demonstrate outstanding academic performance, with a grade point average of 3.3 or higher; who plan to pursue careers in public accounting; and who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States. Established through contributions from the accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers and Ithaca College alumni employed there. Financial need is not required.

Application Process

To be considered for the endowed scholarships listed above for AY20-21, applications for each scholarship must be submitted online by March 9, 2020 at 11:59pm (EST). To apply, please follow the instructions listed on the main endowed scholarship page: www.ithaca.edu/academics/school-business/current-students/endowed-scholarships

If you have any questions, please contact Maria Haner, Administrative & Financial Operations Manager, at mhaner@ithaca.edu or 607-274-3341 before the application deadline.

Apply Now - Deadline Reminders

Merit Scholarships: apply to the MS in Accounting program by March 1, 2020 (no separate application needed)

Endowed Scholarship Applications: March 9, 2020, 11:59pm (EST)

Financial Aid (Priority Filing): March 1, 2020

Update - Scholarship Deadline Extended

The application deadline for two endowed scholarships has been extended!

MBA in Entertainment and Media Management students wishing to apply to the John D. Amsterdam '69 MBA Endowed Scholarship and the Elmer D. Robinson Scholarship may apply here.