Scholarships

Business ProfessorLander students are eligible to apply for academic scholarships, work-study jobs and loans through the Office of Financial Aid. The School of Management also offers several scholarships, including scholarships for freshmen and transfer students.

For general university or state scholarship information, visit Lander's Office of Financial Aid. Note: Some scholarships are renewable and may not be available on an annual basis.

Application Process

In addition to general financial aid, you can apply for additional scholarships offered by the College of Business and Public Affairs (COBPA). Scholarships are available that are specifically designed for students majoring in Business Administration. Students are e-mailed scholarship applications each spring and scholarships are awarded at the end of the spring semester for the next academic year. For additional information on applying for business administration scholarships, contact the department at 864-388-8224.

Scholarships

  • Paul Livingston Baker – awarded annually to two students majoring in the field of business who reside in one of the following counties: Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, McCormick, Newberry or Saluda. Selection will be made on the basis of academic merit, leadership potential and financial need. Scholarships are renewable provided the recipients maintain at least a 3.0 GPA.
  • Chan Sup Chang Business Scholarship – awarded to a junior or senior business major who has at least a 3.0 GPA and has demonstrated leadership qualities.
  • Countybank Scholarship – awarded to students who are established residents of Greenwood County and who are or intend to be majors in business administration. The recipients are selected annually based on the following criteria: financial need, character, academic record and recommendation of high school or college teachers.
  • R. Thornwell Dunlap Jr. – awarded to a Greenwood County resident majoring in business administration. The recipient is selected annually based on the following criteria: financial need, character, academic record and recommendation of high school or college teacher.
  • Eaton Business Scholarship – awarded annually to a business major based on merit. Scholarship is renewable for up to three years provided the recipient maintains at least a 3.0 GPA.
  • Elliott-Davis Scholarship – awarded annually from fund income to students majoring in business administration, concentrating in accounting.
  • Clem P. Ham Scholarship – awarded annually to full-time students majoring in business administration, concentrating in health care management. Recipients will have an overall GPA of at least 2.5 and demonstrate academic merit, leadership potential and financial need. The scholarship will be awarded annually and previous recipients continuing to meet the criteria may reapply.
  • Francis P. Harris – awarded to student majoring in business administration.
  • G. Bonner and Martha B. Harvley – awarded to a Greenwood County resident majoring in business administration. The recipient is selected annually based on the following criteria: financial need, character, academic record and recommendation of high school or college teacher.
  • Jean T. McFerrin – awarded annually from fund income to a student(s) majoring in the field of business. Selection will be on the basis of academic merit, leadership potential and financial need. Scholarship will be continued each year provided the recipient(s) maintains at least a 3.0 GPA.
  • Leo McMullin Scholarship – awarded annually to an upper-level student in business administration, with a minimum GPA of 3.0, who indicates an interest in pursuing a marketing career.
  • Moss Family Scholarship – awarded based on need to a rising junior or senior student from South Carolina and majoring in business administration with an emphasis in management/marketing. Preference given to student(s) who express interest in small business or entrepreneurial opportunities. Scholarship is renewable provided student maintains at least a 3.0 GPA.
  • Charles A. Park – awarded annually from fund income to students majoring in business with preference given to students in accounting, not necessarily upperclassmen. Minimum GPA 2.5.
  • Thomas N. Scales Health Care Management – awarded to a full-time student majoring in health care management. The recipient will have a cumulative GPR of 2.8 and demonstrate potential for creative, caring leadership in the health care field. The scholarship will be awarded annually and previous recipients continuing to meet the criteria may reapply.
  • Ed Troublefield Scholarship – awarded annually from fund income to a full-time student majoring in business administration. The scholarship is renewable provided the recipient maintains a 2.5 GPA.
  • Beta Gamma Sigma Scholarship - awarded annually to a Beta Gamma Sigma member selected by the Business Department faculty.
  • Sharon Jones Williams Scholarship - awarded annually from fund income to nontraditional, female students enrolled in the schools of education and business administration.
  • J. Adam and Monica Taylor Scholarship - awarded annually from fund income to a full-time Lander business student from Laurens County. The scholarship is renewable provided the recipient maintains a 2.5 GPA.
  • Sandra J. Lorenzatti Scholarship - awarded annually to a female student majoring in business administration. The recipient must have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 or higher and demonstrate financial need.
  • Alumni Departmental Scholarship - awarded annually to students with academic ability and financial need. The scholarship is renewable for up to three years.
  • International Student Scholarship - awarded to an international student with an emphasis in accounting, management/marketing or finance/economics.
  • Freshman Scholarship - awarded annually to a freshman majoring in business administration.