8: McIntire School of Commerce

General Information | Academic Requirements | Course Descriptions | Faculty

History | The McIntire School Today | Accreditation | Scholarships and Awards
Student Organizations and Activities | Career Opportunities and Resources
Endowed Chairs | Research Programs | McIntire Small Business Institute
McIntire Business Institute | McIntire Commerce Connection | Executive Education Programs
The McIntire School Advisory Board | The McIntire School of Commerce Foundation

Scholarships and Awards

The J. Schuyler Alland Scholarship   established by Sky Alland Research, Inc., and friends of J. Schuyler Alland (COM '79), is awarded annually to a fourth-year student who demonstrates leadership and entrepreneurial abilities.

The Alpha Kappa Psi Scholarship Key   is awarded annually by the Alpha of Virginia Chapter of Alpha Kappa Psi to the student pursuing a degree in the McIntire School who has attained the highest scholastic average for the first three semesters of collegiate work in the School.

Arthur Andersen and Company Endowment   provides support to undergraduate and graduate accounting students.

Andersen Consulting Alumni Endowment   provides support at the undergraduate and graduate levels for students in all academic areas who demonstrate an interest in consulting.

Arthur H. Carter Scholarship   is nominated by the accounting faculty to an outstanding rising fourth-year student in the accounting curriculum.

The Central Fidelity Banks, Inc. Scholarship   is awarded to a rising fourth-year Finance or Marketing student on the basis of academic excellence.

The Madhu Chopra Memorial Scholarship   was created to honor the memory of a member of the Class of 1989. It is awarded to a Madison House volunteer who exhibits qualities of personability, enthusiasm, and dedication.

The Madhu Chopra Writing Contest   was created to honor the memory of Madhu Chopra (COM '89), and to give McIntire students the opportunity to creatively reflect on their own lives.

The Contest in Effective Oral Presentation of Business Problems   is sponsored by Beta Gamma Sigma. An annual prize has been donated by an alumnus.

The Joseph R. Daniel Scholarship   provides tuition assistance to a rising fourth-year student demonstrating financial need.

The Dean's List   Any student who has passed at least 15 credits of graded work in the preceding semester, of which nine or more credits are Commerce courses, without failure in any course, and with a grade point average in the top 20 percent of the School, will be placed on the Dean's List of Distinguished Students. Courses taken on a CR/NC basis may not be counted toward the 15-credit minimum. Any student receiving an F, NC, or NG during the semester is not eligible to be on the dean's list.

Louis F. and Ruth D. DeMouy Scholarship   is awarded to a student in good academic standing who has worked to pay for a portion of academic expenses and demonstrates financial need.

Diploma with Distinction Diplomas   inscribed "with distinction" are awarded to Bachelor of Science in Commerce students who have a grade point average in the top 15 percent of the class based on work completed while enrolled in the School.

The Dow Chemical Scholarship   may be awarded to an outstanding fourth-year marketing student. It is made possible by that company's educational foundation.

The Farwell Distinguished Achievement Award   was established by F. Evans Farwell, a 1929 alumnus of the McIntire School, and is given to the McIntire student demonstrating the greatest academic progress while enrolled in the School.

The Charles A. Ferguson Scholarship   is awarded by Ferguson Enterprises in memory of company founder and University alumnus Charles Ferguson. Selection for the award is based upon character, industry, scholastic achievement, and demonstrated financial need.

The G.E. Foundation Scholarship   is awarded to a rising second-year student and continues through the fourth-year. It is supported with a grant from the G.E. Foundation.

Peggy Goldsmith Scholarship   is awarded to a rising fourth-year student with a concentration in finance, who shows promise for a financial services career.

The Mark Boice Germain Scholarships   are given in memory of Mark Boice Germain, an alumnus of the McIntire School. The scholarships recognize academic merit, character and leadership.

The Joseph Goldsten Distinguished Award in Finance   is given in honor of a University alumnus to a student who shows the most promise for a career in finance.

The William B. Harman Annual Award,   given by the Textile Veterans Association to honor a distinguished alumnus of the McIntire School, recognizes an outstanding McIntire student leader in the graduating class.

The C.L.H. Howard Scholarship   is given annually to a deserving McIntire student who is a member of the Sigma Phi Society. The award is made on the basis of merit and need.

The Henry C. Hurt Scholarship,   given in memory of a University of Virginia alumnus, is presented to a rising fourth-year finance student who has exhibited excellence in leadership and scholarship.

Thomas Jefferson Chapter of the Virginia Society of CPAs Scholarship   is awarded annually to a student chosen from those who have completed the associate degree program at a Virginia Community College and is currently enrolled in the accounting program at the McIntire School.

The James M. Johnston Scholarships   are awarded to outstanding students chosen by the faculty. The scholarships are provided by the James M. Johnston Trust for Charitable and Educational Purposes.

The Warwick D. Johnston Scholarship   is given by Mr. Johnston (COM '49) and is awarded annually to an outstanding Commerce student.

The Harold G. Leggett Scholarship   is awarded to a marketing student on the basis of character, industry, ability, and demonstrated financial need. The recipient must be a U.S. citizen and from a trading area where Belk/Leggett stores are operated.

The Mary and Daniel Loughran Scholarship   is awarded annually to a McIntire student on the basis of financial need and achievement.

The Edmund and Catherine Wade MacDonald Scholarships   are awarded to McIntire students in good academic standing who demonstrate financial need.

May Scholars   are chosen by the marketing faculty on the basis of academic excellence, extra-curricular involvement, and demonstrated interest in retailing or marketing. Scholarship monies are provided by The May Department Store Company.

The McIntire Faculty Award   is presented to a graduating McIntire student in those years when, in the faculty's judgment, a degree candidate has demonstrated truly exceptional leadership qualities and a sense of social rsponsibility which reflect credit upon the School, the University, and the Commonwealth.

The Mobil Corporation Scholarships   are awarded to rising fourth-year students who have exhibited outstanding scholastic achievement and leadership qualities.

The Modell Family Scholarship   is awarded to a fourth-year student on the basis of leadership and a demonstrated interest in entrepreneurial activities.

The Minnie E. Moore Scholarship   is awarded to a rising third- or fourth-year Commerce student with demonstrated need. The scholarship is named in memory of Minnie E. Moore by a Commerce alumni.

The Philip Morris Scholarships   are funded by Philip Morris, USA. The scholarships are awarded to students demonstrating academic excellence.

The NAA Carman G. Blough Award   honors an accounting student at the undergraduate level selected by the faculty of the accounting area on the basis of total undergraduate grade point average through the fall semester of the student's fourth year; grade point average in all accounting courses; grade point average in all accounting courses taken while enrolled in the McIntire School; and a subjective evaluation by the faculty of the individual's prospects for success in the field of accounting.

The NationsBank Endowed Scholarship   established by NationsBank Virginia provides scholarships to qualified undergraduate and graduate students in the McIntire School.

The Henry R. Odell Award   is presented annually to a fourth-year student in the management concentration who has shown academic excellence, unusual promise in the field of management, and significant leadership contributions to the life of the School and University.

The William F. O'Dell Distinguished Award in Marketing   honors Mr. William F. O'Dell, a former distinguished member of the McIntire School of Commerce faculty, a past president of the American Marketing Association, and founder of Market Facts, Inc. The award is presented annually to an outstanding marketing student as determined by grade point average, extracurricular activities, leadership, and dedication to the School and the University.

The Alice Toomer Parrish Oldfield and Edward Charles Oldfield, Sr. Scholarship   may be awarded to a student entering his or her first year in the College of Arts and Sciences with an interest in entering the McIntire School of Commerce during his or her third year.

The Walter B. Salley Scholarship   is given to an outstanding accounting student in memory of a distinguished faculty member.

The Schade Family Scholarship   is awarded to an outstanding student based upon financial need and scholastic merit. The scholarship is funded by the Schade Family Endowed Scholarship Fund.

The William G. and Leila S. Shenkir Scholarship   is awarded to a fourth-year student on the basis of merit and need. It was established in honor of the Shenkirs by the Raymond Moskow family.

The William M. Shermet Scholarship   is given in memory of William M. Shermet, an alumnus of the McIntire School. The scholarship recognizes a truly outstanding fourth-year student and is awarded on the basis of merit.

The Shrier Family Scholarship   is awarded to a rising fourth-year Commerce student with financial need. The Shrier Family Scholarship Fund provides the scholarship.

The Thomas I. Storrs Scholarship   is given by NCNB in honor of their chairman, Thomas I. Storrs, to a McIntire student who exhibits qualities of scholarship and leadership that will make him or her effective in business and a humanitarian.

The David W. Thompson Award   is given in honor of a retired faculty member to a graduating accounting student judged to have the most promise for contribution to the profession.

The David W. Thompson Scholarship   is awarded to an outstanding accounting student during the fourth year.

The Virginia Society of CPAs Award   honors an individual majoring in accounting. The recipient is selected by the faculty of the accounting area on the basis of the student's total undergraduate grade point average through the fall semester of the student's fourth year, the grade point average in all accounting courses, the grade point average in all accounting courses taken while enrolled in the McIntire School of Commerce, and a subjective evaluation by the accounting faculty of the individual's prospects for success in the accounting profession.

The Wall Street Journal Student Achievement Award,   established by the Educational Service Bureau to honor students demonstrating overall academic excellence, is given annually to an outstanding fourth-year student.

The George Wasserman Distinguished Award in Marketing Management   is given to a student who shows the most promise for a career in marketing management or sales management.


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