School of Business
To view an entire listing of scholarships, visit the Scholarship Listing or Available Scholarships
Freshmen and transfer students, go the the Scholarship Sign-Up.
Check out the listing of Business-related program scholarships.
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Bollin Family Marketing Award
The Bollin Family Marketing Award was created in 2007 to recognize student
achievement in marketing studies at LSSU. Established by the William Bollin
family in honor of their daughter, Leah, a LSSU marketing major who was killed
in an automobile accident in August 2001.
Successful candidates must be a
marketing, business, or engineering major with a GPA of 2.0 or higher. Students
will submit a one-page summary along with a marketing proposal that may include
projects such as marketing plans, market research studies, advertising
campaigns, a SIFE project, an engineering project, or plans for emerging
technologies, or engineering cost studies. Recipients will be recommended by a
selection committee comprised of business and engineering faculty members. return to the top
School of Business/Lambda Scholarship
This scholarship was created by contributions from alumni of the School of
Business and the Lambda Sigma Beta Fraternity spearheaded by Dr. Madan Saluja,
professor of business at LSSU.
This endowment is awarded to students who have
attained junior or senior status in the business program, with a GPA of 3.0 or
higher, and who have demonstrated campus/community leadership and dedication in
working in the business profession. return to the top
Central Savings Bank Scholarship
In 1990, Central Savings Bank established its scholarship to provide talented
local students who are majoring in business and pursuing a career in banking
with an opportunity to work and stay within the community. Preference is given
to students who reside in the Eastern U.P. or the Algoma District of Ontario and
to those majoring in the Finance & Economics program or majoring in
Accounting with a minor in Finance.
The scholarship recipient is selected by a
committee composed of School of Business faculty members, a CSB representative
and a representative from city government. return to the top
Lisa Davidson and Sherry Brooks Nursing & Accounting Scholarship
This scholarship is named after Sherry Brooks and her daughter, Lisa Davidson.
Sherry Brooks, CPA graduated from LSSU with a bachelor’s of accounting and an
MBA. Sherry is currently the Vice President for Finance of Lake Superior State
University/Treasurer of the LSSU Foundation and past assistant professor of
accounting. She is a past president of the LSSU Alumni Association Board of
Directors and has served on various committees for the Alumni Association and
LSSU Foundation.Lisa Davidson, RN graduated from LSSU with a bachelor’s degree
of nursing. She worked as an emergency room nurse at War Memorial Hospital
before continuing her education at the University of Delaware to obtain a
MSN/NP. This named scholarship is to honor her extraordinary accomplishments and
to recognize the generosity of the scholarship donors who provided her financial
assistance. Lisa was recipient of the May Mitchell Royal Foundation Nursing
Scholarship in her junior year at LSSU and the Jeanne K. Buxbaum Graduate
Nursing Student Assistantship at the University of Delaware.
candidates must be a student of junior status who has earned at least 56 LSSU
credits with a minimum GPA of 3.0 majoring in the LSSU nursing or accounting
program. Financial may be a consideration. return to the top
Elizabeth (Betsy) Demaray Business Scholarship
The Betsy Demaray Business Scholarship was established to help those
non-traditional students whose lives have led them away from school for a time
and who are now dedicated to completing a business degree. Betsy is a native of
Sault Ste. Marie and a graduate of Sault Area High School. She transferred to
Lake Superior State College in 1971 as a sophomore and continued taking classes
along with raising a family and working, graduating magna cum laud in 1983 with
a BS in Accounting. She continued her coursework and completed an MBA at LSSU in
1993. In 2009, she received the LSSU Outstanding Alumna Award – an award that
honors personal and professional accomplishments and involvement with LSSU. This
is the highest honor the LSSU Alumni Association presents. Betsy is very active
in her community and currently serves on the LSSU Foundation Board of Directors.
Her daughter, Kristina, followed in her footsteps by returning to LSSU after
having children to complete her Bachelor’s degree as a non-traditional student.
Her mother, Marion Strahl Boyer established a LSSU scholarship to benefit a
non-traditional student majoring in English.
Successful candidates must be a
student majoring in any LSSU Business degree program with a GPA of 3.0 or
higher. Preference is given to non-traditional students who are residents of
Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula. return to the top
Frank Fazi Scholarship
This scholarship was established in honor of Frank Fazi, a longtime supporter to
the Sault area community and to Lake Superior State University. Frank played an
active role in many organizations and projects for the betterment of the
community. He was an outstanding athlete, playing for the Michigan Tech-Sault
Branch Hornet's basketball team. He was inducted into the LSSU Athletic Hall of
Fame in 1995.
This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman from an
Eastern U.P. high school. The student must demonstrate academic excellence and
major in business and economics. return to the top
William R. Gregory Scholarship
This scholarship was established in honor of William R. Gregory, former
president of Edison Sault Electric Company. He has served as a member of the
LSSU Board of Trustees and the LSSU Foundation Board. He received LSSU's
Distinguished Citizen Award in 1986. Former LSSU President Robert Arbuckle once
stated, "Bill Gregory has actively supported the University with his talent and
treasure for over 25 years. No one in this region is more devoted to Lake
Successful candidates must be a junior majoring in engineering,
mathematics, business, biology or fisheries and wildlife management with a GPA
of 3.0 or higher. return to the top
Warren Parker Family Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Warren and Beverley Parker who are the
founders of Parkers Ace Hardware formerly known as the Parkers True Value
Hardware Store. The store continues to be a family business operated by Warren
and Beverley’s three sons – Curt, Cory, and Scott under Scott’s ownership.
scholarship is awarded to a business administration major who is a high school
graduate from Chippewa, Mackinac or Luce County. return to the top
Judson (Bucky) Swart Soo Lions Club Memorial Scholarship
Judson (Bucky) Swart was a lifetime resident of Sault Ste. Marie. He was a
career banker working for Huntington Bank (formerly Sault Bank) for 35 years. A
strong supporter of his community, Bucky gave much of his time to help
With the financial support of friends, family and the Sault Ste.
Marie Lions Club, of which Bucky was an active member, a scholarship was
established in 1999.
Awarded to a graduating senior of any high school in
Chippewa, Luce or Mackinac Counties, recipients must be enrolled full time in an
undergraduate degree program in the School of Business and Economics. Selection
is based on high school grade point average, ACT score and class rank. return to the top
Daune Weiss Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2000 in memory of Daune Weiss, a prominent
Gaylord businesswoman who was tragically killed in a plane crash in October
2000. Just prior to her death, Daune was appointed to the LSSU Foundation Board
of Directors. She was instrumental in establishing the Lake State Classic Golf
Tournament and had contributed greatly to its planning and success.
scholarship gives preference to students from Otsego and Mackinac counties
majoring in Elementary/Secondary Education or Business who has earned at least
26 credits with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. return to the top