Student Scholarships

The School of Business and Economics celebrates student success to recognize leaders and high-achievers. The list below defines each scholarship available to students within the School as well as the criteria to qualify. Each year faculty members on the Scholarship Committee vote on who receives scholarships out of a pool of applicants. Scholarship opportunities are announced in business and economics classes each academic year and are open to students from the School based on their eligibility and award criteria. Congratulations to our recipients past and present and a huge thank you to our donors and scholarship providers who are outlined below.

Andrew Marshall and Janis R. Forsberg Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students in the School of Business and Economics. First preference will be given to students majoring in Business with a concentration in Industrial Marketing and Management and a minimum GPA of 2.5.

Recipients

2013-14     Lynnee Grangroth

2012-13     Jesse Linebarger and Kathryn Danielson
 

Beta Gamma Sigma National Scholarship

The criteria are GPA, Honors and Activities, Work Experience, and Community Service Activities. The selection process also includes a recommendation from a faculty member, outlining the applicant's specific strengths, academic performance, and potential leadership skills. These elements are used to rank order the applicants, and the highest ranking student is awarded the Beta Gamma Sigma scholarship.

Recipients

2012-13 
Student Leadership Forum Representative - Nathan Sturos
 

Citizens Bank Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students majoring in the School of Business and Economics with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Preference should be given in the following order: 1) students from Houghton/Keweenaw area; 2) students from the Western Upper Peninsula; 3) students from the Upper Peninsula; 4) students from the State of Michigan.

Recipients

2013-14     Allyssa Loven

2012-13     Lindsee Willis
 

Dean Clyde T. Hardwick Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a junior majoring in Business/Management with a minimum GPA of at least 2.5.

Recipients

2013-14     Jesse Linebarger

2012-13     Michael Morrison
 

Departmental Scholar

This award is given to a senior who best represents student scholarship at Michigan Tech. This outstanding student is considered excellent not only by academic standards, but also for participation in research scholarship activity, levels of intellectual curiosity, creativity, and communication skills.

Recipients

2013-14     Troy Hecht

2012-13     Nathan Sturos
 

Donald W. Seaton Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a student in the School of Business and Economics that shows above average capabilities and leadership. This student must be from Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and have a minimum GPA of 2.5.

Recipients

2013-14     August Skultety

2012-13     Nicole Voldarski and Jeni Hammerstrom
 

Dorothy M. Johnson Memorial Accounting Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate with senior status majoring in Accounting.

Recipients

2013-14     Bethany Zaio

2012-13     Aaron Henriksen
 

Eino Reini Memorial Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students in the School of Business and Economics with a minimum GPA of 2.5, focusing in Accounting. Preference is given in the following order: 1) Resident of Ironwood, MI; 2) Resident of Hancock, MI; 3) Resident from Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

Recipients

2013-14     Zachary Fredrickson - Calumet

2012-13     Jeni Hammerstrom – Hancock  
                    Judy Isaacson - Mohawk

 

James and Dolores Trethewey Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to students enrolled in the School of Business and Economics earning a grade point average of 2.5 or greater, who attended Luther L. Wright High School or Gogebic Community College.

Recipients

2012-13     Allyssa Loven
 

Joyce & Richard Ten Haken Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to freshmen students who have demonstrated high academic achievement in high school and major in the School of Business and Economics. The scholarship may be awarded on a renewable basis, provided the recipient maintains a minimum GPA of 3.0 for each academic year at Michigan Tech.

Recipients

2012-13     Joy Kinnunen and Kathryn Danielson
 

Kelly Ann Long Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate who has demonstrated high academic achievement within the school.

Recipients

2013-14     Carl Gossman

2012-13     Aaron Schroeder
 

Marvin L. Isles Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students in the School of Business and Economics with a GPA of 2.5.

Recipients

2013-14     Melanie Wells

2012-13     Allison Gleiss
 

McNair Parker Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students majoring in Economics. The scholarship may be awarded on a renewable basis for up to four academic years, provided the recipient maintains a minimum GPA of 2.5.

Recipients

2012-13     Tyler Hass
 

Richard C. Chandler Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded based on outstanding academic achievement for an Economics student who pays out of state tuition.

 

Recipients

2013-14     Allison Gleiss

2012-13     Tyler Hass
 

Ross Roeder Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to students in the School of Business and Economics with demonstrated leadership and entrepreneurial skills. The scholarship may be awarded on a renewable basis, provided the recipient maintains a minimum GPA of 2.5 for each academic year at Michigan Tech.

Recipients

2013-14     Justine Barker, Adam Olson, Kendra Rasch and August Skultety

2012-13     Rhonda Heusinkveld and Brianna Pennala
 

Sam Tidwell Outstanding Man and Women in Business

This award is given to students who bring honor and pride to the School of Business and Economics through high scholastic achievement and involvement. Students eligible for this honor went through an intense interview process that included an essay and interview with faculty.

Recipients

2013-14     Judy Isaacson
                    Cole Smith

2012-13     Sarah Ochs   
                    Nathan Sturos

 



 

School of Business and Economics Leadership Endowed

Established by alumni and friends of the Alpha Chapter of the Sigma Rho Fraternity, the School of Business and Economics Leadership Endowed Scholarship was created to support students who have demonstrated leadership capabilities while serving their communities, state, nation, high school, Michigan Technological University, the School of Business and Economics, or student organizations within the University.

Recipients

2012-13     Lynnlee Grangroth and Kaila Pietila
 

School of Business and Economics’ Woman of Promise

The Women of Promise program recognizes current female Michigan Tech students from each academic department who go above and beyond what is expected of them in terms of being a well-rounded student - one who has demonstrated academic achievement, campus and community leadership, good citizenship, and creativity.

Recipients

2012-13     Stephanie Kantola
 

Superior National Bank Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a resident of Houghton, Keweenaw, or Baraga Counties who is enrolled in the School of Business and Economics, has attained sophomore or higher class standing earning a GPA of at least 2.5.

Recipients

2013-14     Sandra Freeman

2012-13     Judy Isaacson
 

Teacher of the Year Award

This award is given to a faculty member selected by the students of the School of Business and Economics.

Recipients

2013-14     Dr. Mari Buche

2012-13     Roger Woods
 

Upper Peninsula Power Company Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students in the School of Business and Economics, with a preference being given to residents of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The scholarship may be awarded on a renewable basis provided the recipient maintains a GPA of at least 2.5 for each academic year at Michigan Tech.

Recipients

2013-14     Michael Morrison

2012-13     Rhea-Ann Moses
 

Wells Fargo Bank Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a School of Business and Economics student who is a resident of Houghton, Keweenaw, Ontonagon, or Baraga County and has attained sophomore status and a GPA of at least 2.5.

Recipients

2013-14     Whitney Lehtola and Adam Olson

2012-13     Jeni Hammerstrom and Sandra Freeman