Scholarship Descriptions

We are grateful to the donors who have chosen to make a difference in our students' lives. To follow is a brief description of each of our current scholarships.


Accounting Area Advisory Council

  • Accounting majors
  • 3.0 GPA

Accounting Area Alumni Scholarship

  • Accounting majors

Accounting Area Faculty

  • Accounting majors

Anaya & Company Ltd.

  • Junior or senior business major
  • 3.60 GPA
  • Arizona resident
  • U.S. citizen
  • Work a minimum of 20 hours
  • Be involved in volunteer activity

Arizona CPA Foundation For Education & Research

  • Accounting majors who have excel in their field

Charles W. Baldwin Management

  • U.S. citizen
  • Management major
  • Completed Business Preparation Program milestone

Tom O. Bellwood Memorial

  • Outstanding demonstrated service to NAU
  • High potential for success

Frank Besnette

  • Meritorious student
  • Arizona
  • Financial need

Ralph M. & Mary E. Bilby Memorial

  • 3.5 GPA

Mac Bosse CIS Scholarship

  • CIS undergraduate student

A. John Briel

  • Completed Business Preparation Program milestone
  • Full time (12 credit hours)
  • U.S. citizen
  • Renewable

Sandra McKay Byerley 

Applications accepted only through the NAU Foundation

  • Management or accounting major
  • Junior or senior
  • Preference is given to those who demonstrate financial need
  • extracurricular involvement in College of Business student activities
  • U.S. citizen
  • 2.5 GPA

Neil V. Christensen Memorial

  • A graduate from a Flagstaff high school
  • Completed at least 30 hours at NAU
  • 3.25 GPA or higher
  • Business major

Tom & Judith Crimmins

  • A Winslow High graduate
  • Full-time student
  • U.S. citizen
  • Sophomore in original year of award, then renewable

Clifton Larson Allen

  • Accounting major
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Junior or above, pursuing 150 credit hours
  • Full-time (12 credit hours)
  • Extracurricular activities or community service
  • Arizona resident, U.S. citizen
  • Preference given to Clifton Larson Allen intern or externship participant
  • Interested in pursuing a career in public accounting in AZ upon graduation

Computer Information Systems Area Faculty

  • Awarded to one or more outstanding students
  • CIS major

Dean’s Fund for Student International Travel

  • Undergraduate in the FCB
  • Used to support student international travel
  • Student must provide a supportive statement relating to how funds would be used for travel

Deloitte Scholarship

  • Accounting majors who have excelled in their field

Michael S. Dishner Memorial Scholarship

  • 3.2 GPA
  • Fall distribution if December grad
  • F/S if May grad
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Senior year of award (Junior when selected)

Joseph F. And Corinne J. Dox

  • Undergraduate student
  • Honorably discharged from military service or adversely affected by a family member’s military service (e.g., spouse or parent killed in military action)
  • 2.5 GPA

The Jack Dustman Memorial Scholarship

  • Management majors with an interest in Human Resources
  • The applicant must submit a recommendation from a faculty member
  • Renewable

Economics Area Faculty

  • Economics major

Ernst & Young Scholarship

  • Accounting major 
  • 3.0 GPA

Lorraine Ethington

  • Non-traditional student (returning to school after not having attended previously
  • Full-time (12 credit hours)
  • U.S.-born citizen
  • Working and supporting a family
  • 2.5 GPA
  • Renewable

Federated Insurance

  • Junior or senior
  • Business ma
  • 3.25 GPA in the business major, involvement/interest in business, finance, or risk management and insurance, evidence of extracurricular involvement (school, community, athletics, arts, etc.).

Finance Area Faculty

  • Finance major

Financial Executives International

  • Finance and/or accounting student.

Larry And Barbara Gardner Remembrance

  • Accounting major
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Senior (90+ credit hours completed)

Patrick D. Geddes

  • Graduate of Bourgade or other Phoenix Catholic high school
  • Sophomore year of initial award
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Full-time student
  • Renewable

Goodrich Corporation

  • CIS major
  • Junior year of initial award
  • Student taking SAP curriculum
  • Renewable

 

Marie Hachtel

  • Business major
  • Junior, senior, or graduate
  • Renewable

HintonBurdick, PLLC, Accounting Scholarship

  • Business major
  • Full-time student
  • Junior or senior
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Preference given to student from northern Arizona

Lillian Hall

  • 5th year accounting student (MBA ok)

The Halstead Foundation

  • 3.0 GPA
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Working or actively seeking work

Heinfeld Meech & Company

  • Accounting major
  • Rising junior
  • Full-time student
  • U.S. citizen
  • AZ resident
  • 3.0 GPA

Hunter Hagan & Company

  • Accounting student entering 4th or 5th year
  • 2.0 GPA

Paula and Julianne Jacobs MBA Scholarship

  • Full-time student in MBA program
  • U.S. citizen
  • Financial need shall not be a consideration for selection
  • Funds will be used for tuition and/or textbooks

Paula and Julianne Jacobs Marketing Scholarship

  • Marketing major
  • 3.5 GPA
  • Full time undergraduate junior or senior
  • Financial need shall not be a consideration for selection
  • U.S. citizen
  • Funds will be used for tuition and/or textbooks

Edward and Pearl Jeszka

  • Accounting student
  • Demonstrate leadership through involvement in campus activities
  • 3.0 GPA

The Jordan Scholars 

Applications accepted only through the NAU Foundation

  • African American high school seniors admitted to NAU
  • High school GPA of 3.0
  • Business major
  • Students are eligible for continuation of the scholarship, should they maintain an overall GPA of 3.0 for the most recent academic term

Johnson Scholar Foundation

  • Member of a federally recognized tribe
  • Business major

KPMG LLP Scholarship

  • Accounting major who has excelled in the field.

Eleanor & Diedrich Knubel Memorial

  • Two business students who qualify for Disability Student Services

Knutson/Umland

  • Accounting or Finance student
  • 3.2 GPA
  • Preference given to students with an interest in international business, then members of NAU student service organizations

Kraetz Family Scholarship

  • Undergraduate student in the FCB
  • Demonstrate serious commitment to completing their undergraduate education as well as establishing goals for a successful career
  • Demonstrate financial need

Bruce Leadbetter

  • Business major
  • Currently employed
  • Preference will be given to those who demonstrate overcoming adversity
  • 2.5 GPA

Sam Litzler

  • Business student
  • Financial need
  • 2.5 GPA

Lohman Company, Pllc

  • Accounting major
  • Junior or senior
  • 3.25 GPA

Lorents Family Scholarship

  • Undergraduate or graduate students
  • Interest in Computer Information Systems

Mark & Roberta Malinski

  • U.S. citizen
  • Full-time student

Management Area Faculty

  • Management major

Marketing Area Faculty

  • Marketing major

McCord Scholars

  • Students entering junior or senior year
  • AZ resident
  • 3.6 GPA
  • Renewable

McGladrey Scholarship

  • Accounting major going into 5th year of study (in pursuit of 150 hours)
  • Interested in a public accounting career

Mitchem Family

  • Preference given to an accounting honors students
  • 3.5 GPA

Robert Montoya Memorial

  • Business student
  • Demonstrated financial need

Donald & Peggy Murray 

Applications accepted only through the NAU Foundation

  • Business major
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • First preference is given to a female
  • Second preference is given to members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
  • Third preference is given to students from Mexico

Nogales High School Hall of Fame 

Applications accepted only through the NAU Foundation

  • Freshman Hispanic student
  • Undergraduate business major
  • Minimum high school GPA of 3.0
  • Preference is given to a female
  • Graduate of Nogales High School

O’Bannon Anaya & Company, Ltd. Business

  • Full-time student
  • U.S. citizen
  • Junior or senior in the year of the award
  • Works at least 20-hours per week and participates in volunteer activity
  • 3.6 GPA

Dorris Patton MBA Scholarship

  • MBA student (full or part time)

Laverne R. Pitcher Memorial

  • Business student

Rastello Business Scholarship

  • Business major
  • Student demonstrating an interest in social justice issues.
  • Renewable
  • 3.0 GPA

Regier Carr Monroe

  • Accounting major
  • Pima County resident
  • 2.8 GPA

John Ricca Memorial

  • Deserving business students.

Emily and Mike Santellanes Family

  • Business major
  • 3.0 GPA

Joseph P. & Teresa C. Schneider

  • Student active in at least one service organization
  • Preference for overcoming adversity
  • 2.5 GPA

Sherri Craddock Slayton

  • Graduate of a Flagstaff high school
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Maintains a part-time job while attending NAU

Wilma Stricklin

  • Management major
  • Freshman or sophomore (to be awarded following year)
  • Exhibits academic excellence
  • 3.0 GPA

Student Worker

  • FCB student worker
  • 2.0 GPA

Eugene L. Thomas

  • Business student
  • AZ resident
  • Based on academic scholarship
  • 3.0 GPA

James Toyota Wrestling for Education

  • Full-time student
  • Varsity wrestler in a Tucson or other Arizona high school
  • 3.0 GPA

Andrew Stephen Byrne Tuttle Memorial

  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Undergraduate in The W. A. Franke College of Business
  • Preference for student travel
  • 3.0 GPA

United Indian Traders

  • Business majors
  • High school graduates from the Four Corners area
  • Interested in entrepreneurship
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Academic excellence
  • Full time student (12 credits)
  • Junior or senior year of award

Robert H. Williams Family

  • Marketing major
  • Has demonstrated leadership or participation in volunteer service
  • Arizona resident
  • U.S. citizen
  • At least 42 hours completed
  • 2.75 GPA

Cheryl S. Wilson

  • Accounting major in 5th year of study (in pursuit of 150 hours)
  • Exhibits academic excellence
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • 3.25 GPA