Spring 2018 Business Scholarships List

For information on how to apply for specific scholarships, please contact the School of Business Office.

Ms. Terri Lovell
Administrative Associate
Phone: 843-661-1420
Fax: 843-661-1432
Email: tlovell@fmarion.edu

Mrs. Sheila Harley
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 843-661-1419
Fax: 843-661-1432
Email: sharley@fmarion.edu

ACS Technologies Scholarship

A. First preference is given to a student who is a Computer Science major and an employee or a dependent of a current employee at ACS Technologies in Florence, SC. If no such candidate exists, the recipient must major in Computer Science.
B. Recipient must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
C. Recipient must be a full-time junior or senior student.
D. Recipient is eligible for repeat awards provided all qualifications are met.

Alice Coleman Baker Scholarship

A. First preference is given to a member of John Calvin Presbyterian Church, Florence SC.
If there are no such candidate(s) then recipient will be selected by the following criteria:
B. Business Administration Major, concentration in Management.
C. Resident of the Pee Dee Region of SC.

Assurant Specialty Property Scholarship

A. Dependent of an employee of Assurant Specialty Property located at the Florence, SC Inc. site.
B. Recipient must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
C. Recipient must be a Business major.
D. Recipient must demonstrate financial need based on the Federal EFC Formula.
E. Recipient must be from one of the following counties: Florence, Darlington, Marion, Williamsburg, Clarendon, Marlboro, Dillon or Lee.
F. Recipient is eligible for repeat awards provided all qualifications are met.

Bishop Bonar Anderson Memorial Scholarship

A. Recipient must be majoring in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance or Accounting.
B. Recipient must be a sophomore or higher classification.
C. Recipient must maintain a GPA of 3.5 or higher.
D. Repeat awards are allowed.

Coker-Harrington Student Recruitment Scholarship

A. First preference will be given to students with a major in Business or Education.
B. The recipient must not be a resident of SC.
C. The recipient must have proven academic performance.

Dr. James A. Kimbell School of Business Accounting Scholarship

A. The recipient shall be an incoming freshman showing academic promise with a sincere interest in entering the accounting profession. The awards are renewable based on the satisfactory performance toward a degree in Accounting.

Dr. Kenneth H. Hanger Jr. Scholarship

A. An award made to support a student from one of the republics of the former Soviet Union.
B. Recipient shall be enrolled in the Business program at Francis Marion University.

Fleet Funding Business Scholar Award

A. The recipient will be a junior or senior majoring in business administration or economics and maintaining a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
B. First preference for the award will be given to the dependent of full-time Fleet Funding employees; otherwise the recipient will be from the Pee Dee area.
C. The recipient will be recommended by the Chairman of the Department of Business Administration and approved by the Francis Marion College Financial Assistance Committee.

Flora M. Barringer Scholarship

A. The scholarship shall be awarded by the FMU Financial Assistance Committee upon recommendation of the Dean of the School of Business to juniors or seniors majoring in Business or Economics maintaining a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
B. Preferences shall be given to student from the Pee Dee area of SC.

George Williams Garrett Scholarship

A. First preference is given to a rising junior who has declared a major in Computer Science or Mathematics.
B. Recipient must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher
C. Recipient is eligible for repeat awards provided all qualifications are met.

Helen M. Cramer Foundation Scholarship

A. Award made to Sam Carbis employees or employee children; with preference given to employees who have worked at least 2 years.
B. Preference given to Business majors.
C. Freshman must have an SAT score of 1000 or higher; sophomores and above must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
D. Special consideration is given to students who demonstrate financial need.
E. Repeat awards are allowed.

J. Boone Aiken Business Administration Scholarship

A. Recipient must be a Business Administration Major

Marlboro Electric Cooperative, Inc Endowed Scholarship

A. Recipient must be a dependent of a Marlboro Electric member owner from Marlboro County or Dillon County.
B. Preference is given to an eligible student who is an undergraduate majoring in Business Administration or Education.
C. Recipient must have a 3.0 or higher GPA.
D. Recipient is eligible for repeat awards provided all qualifications/criteria are met.

Martin C. Barringer Scholarship

A. First preference is given to a student from Marion County.
B. Second preference is a resident of the Pee Dee or Grand Strand area.
C. Third preference is given to a Business Administration major.

Mr. & Mrs. W. Luther Coker Memorial Scholarship

A. Recipient shall maintain a 3.25 or higher GPA.
B. Student must be majoring in Business or Education.
C. Student must be currently enrolled in two sciences: chemistry, physics, or calculus; OR Student must have completed four semesters of chemistry, physics, or calculus.

National Bank of SC (NBSC) Scholarship

A. Preference will be given to a student who has a major concentration in Business.
B. Recipient must be a resident of SC.

Pee Dee Chapter of SCACPA Scholarship

A. First preference is given to a rising junior who has declared a major in Computer Science or Mathematics.
B. Recipient must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher
C. Recipient is eligible for repeat awards provided all qualifications are met.

Stanley R. Carraway Jr. Scholarship

A. Recipient is a non-traditional part-time student enrolled in two or three courses.
B. Recipient has a major concentration area in Business Administration.
C. Recipient is the student with the highest grade point average who meets the criteria stated in A and B above.
D. As a freshman, recipient must have a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
E. As an upperclassman, recipient must maintain a 3.0 or higher GPA.
F. Repeat awards are allowed if the recipient continues to meet the eligibility requirements.

The Citizens Bank Scholarship

A. First preference is given to a dependent of an employee of The Citizens Bank.
B. Recipient must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
C. Recipient must be a Business major.
D. If there are no dependents of bank employees eligible for the award, the recipient must be from one of the following communities: Florence, Georgetown, Johnsonville, Kingstree, Lake City, Lynchburg, Olanta, Pamplico, Pawleys Island, St. George, Sumter, Timmonsville, or Turbeville.

The NationsBank/Chip Ingram Memorial Scholarship

A. An annual award made to a student enrolled in the Business program at Francis Marion University.

W.O. Powers Scholarship

A. First preference is given to a recipient from the Pee Dee Region who has a permanent residence in Sardis or Timmonsville.
B. Recipient must be admitted into the Bachelors of Business Administration program with a concentration in Management.

WebsterRogers LLC Scholarship

A. First preference is given to a student majoring in Accounting.
B. Second preference is given to a student majoring in Business.
C. Recipient must be a resident of eastern SC.
D. Recipient must be classified as a junior or senior.
E. Recipient must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
F. Recipient must demonstrate financial need.

Wellman Industries Scholarship Fund

A. Recipient must be a graduate of a high school serving the following communities: Johnsonville, Poston, Hanna, Prospect, Lake City, Pamplico, Britton’s Neck, Pleasant Hill, Battery Park, or Hemingway.
B. Recipient must be seeking a major or minor in Business studies.
C. Freshman must have an SAT score of 950 or higher.
D. Recipient must maintain a GPA of 2.65 or higher.

Wells Fargo Advisors Scholarship

A. Recipient must be majoring in Finance, Business Economics, or Management.
B. Freshman must have a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
C. Upperclassmen must have and maintain a 3.0 or higher GPA.
D. Recipient is eligible for repeat awards if they continue to meet requirements.

William Albert Lewis Memorial Scholarship

A. Recipient must be a student-athelete; recommendation made by the Director of Athletics.
B. Recipient must be majoring in Business Administration.
C. Preference will be given to a resident of the Pee Dee or its surrounding areas.
D. Repeat awards are permissible.

William R. Barringer Scholarship

A. The scholarship shall be awarded by the FMU Financial Assistance Committee upon recommendation of the Dean of the School of Business to juniors or seniors majoring in Business or Economics maintaining a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
B. Preferences shall be given to student from the Pee Dee area.