This website uses cookies to store information on your computer. Some of these cookies are used for visitor analysis, others are essential to making our site function properly and improve the user experience. By using this site, you consent to the placement of these cookies. Click Accept to consent and dismiss this message or Deny to leave this website. Read our Privacy Statement for more.
Join | Print Page | Contact Us | Sign In
Region 3 - 2019 Scholarship Program Information
Group HomeGroup HomeGroup PagesDirectory & Features Join Group

Southeastern Council - Region 3 2019 Scholarship Program

ELIGIBILITY: the following are the guidelines the applicant must meet:

  • Be a legal resident of the U. S. and be enrolled in an ACBSP Region 3-member associate-degree, baccalaureate/graduate-degree institution. This includes the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and the British Overseas Territory of Bermuda.
  • Have completed at least 15 college/university semester hours (or equivalent) by the start of the spring semester of the year of application.
  • Be enrolled in an academic program leading to a degree in business or its equivalent, either currently or during the first semester following the awarding of the scholarship.
  • Be sponsored by one business faculty member. This faculty member shall be the contact person contacted by the organization via e-mail. This person cannot also be the Department Chair, Dean or Provost.

SELECTION CRITERIA: All material must be submitted in a single large envelope by mail.

Academic Merit/Performance

  • The applicant must submit an official college/university transcript documenting a grade point average (business subjects and cumulative) of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • A letter of recommendation must be submitted from the Department Chair, Dean or Provost of the school. This person cannot also serve as the faculty sponsor. Submit the administrative recommendation in a sealed envelope with the recommender's signature on the outside, across the flap.

Achievement (Extracurricular/Community)

The applicant must describe extracurricular and community activities in which he/she participates, particularly those activities related to the field of study. Any honors, awards, and commendations should be included.

The Essay

The applicant must complete an essay on the following topic: "How does travel abroad enhance a business degree?" The maximum length of the essay is 1000 words. The essay will weigh substantially in the scholarship awarding process. The essay will be scored by the ACBSP Region 3 Scholarship Committee using a rubric with the following critical elements:

  1. Focus on topic (awareness of audience clear and maintained throughout);
  2. Organization (logical order, coherence, and unity);
  3. Quality of thought (demonstration of critical thinking that is clear, insightful, in depth, and relevant to the topic);
  4. Use of language (uses language that engages the reader and expresses complex ideas clearly);
  5. Use of sources (where applicable, uses sources effectively and documents them accurately); and
  6. Mechanics and usage (without errors in spelling, grammar, paragraphing, and manuscript format).

The essay must be typed in Microsoft Word formatted on letter size, 8.5 x 11 inch white paper, with 1-inch margins on each side. Times New Roman 12 pt. font must  be used. A header (last name, first name, middle initial) should be included on each page in the top right corner.

THE AWARDS

  • Scholarship Amounts: Two 1st Place Scholarships in the amount of $1,000 and two 2nd Place Scholarships in the amount of $500 each will be awarded annually at the discretion of the organization. There is a three-year maximum limit for awards per student.
  • Distribution: Two scholarships (1st Place: $1,000 and 2nd Place: $500) will be awarded for students at associate-degree institutions. Two scholarships (1st Place: $1,000 and 2nd Place: $500) will be awarded for students at baccalaureate/graduate-degree institutions. Each recipient must be enrolled at a different school.

Weighting of Categories to Determine the Recipients

  • Academic Merit/Performance: 25 points
  • Achievement (Extracurricular/community activities): 25 points
  • Essay: 50 points

Application Procedure and Deadline

The completed application including: the application document, the essay, a sealed official transcript, and the letter of recommendation from the Department Chair, Dean, or Provost should be mailed to Cindi Bearden, Chair of Region 3. Applications must be postmarked no later than May 3, 2019No electronic submission will be accepted.

Mail completed application packet to:

Cindi Bearden

ACBSP Region 3 Chair

LaGrange College

601 Broad Street

LaGrange, GA 30240

706-880-8187

 

Region 3 File Library

More InfoHide Info ]
Files within this library are open to the public.
Item Name Posted By Date Posted
2019 - Region 3 Officer Interest Questionnaire PDF (132.01 KB) D. Harter 9/11/2019
2019 - Region 3 Call for Nominations PDF (82.89 KB) D. Harter 9/11/2019
2019 - Region 3 Student Showcase Application DOCX (78.95 KB) D. Harter 8/22/2019
2019 - Region 3 Call for Presentations DOCX (656.66 KB) D. Harter 8/22/2019
2019 - Region 3 Fall Conference Details DOCX (25.89 KB) D. Harter 7/24/2019
2019-Reg. 3 Scholarship Information & Application PDF (129 KB) D. Harter 3/8/2019
Region 3 2018 - Callaway Events PDF (307.67 KB) G. Rafol 10/9/2018
2018 - Region 3 Brief Conference Schedule XLSX (16.7 KB) D. Harter 10/9/2018
2018 Region 3 Preliminary Fall Conference Schedule XLSX (11.08 KB) D. Harter 8/20/2018
Fall 2018 - Region 3 Call for Nominations DOCX (13.78 KB) D. Harter 7/19/2018
2018 Officer Interest Letter from Region 3 Chair DOCX (13.8 KB) D. Harter 7/18/2018
2018-19 Region 3 Officer Interest Questionnaire DOCX (40.05 KB) D. Harter 7/16/2018
2018 Student Showcase Application DOCX (79.22 KB) D. Harter 6/29/2018
Region 3 Fall Conference Information DOCX (26.18 KB) D. Harter 6/29/2018
2018 Call for Presentations DOCX (656.83 KB) D. Harter 6/29/2018
2018 Scholarship Application DOCX (135.94 KB) D. Harter 3/23/2018
2018 Scholarship Information DOC (169 KB) D. Harter 3/23/2018
Region 3 2017 Fall Conference Presentations ZIP (8.35 MB)  more ] G. Rafol 1/10/2018
Region 3 Conference Program PDF (844.81 KB)  more ] Administration 10/23/2017
Region 3 SS DOCX (77.12 KB)  more ] Administration 8/14/2017
Region 3 CFP DOCX (655.94 KB)  more ] Administration 8/14/2017
2017 Regional Officer Interest Questionnaire DOCX (41.2 KB) G. Rafol 6/9/2017
2017 Student Scholarship Application DOCX (136.02 KB)  more ] Administration 4/18/2017
2017 Student Scholarship Information DOCX (139.87 KB)  more ] Administration 4/18/2017
2016 Regional Conference Program PDF (1.99 MB)  more ] Administration 2/7/2017
2016 Regional Conference Save the Date PDF (246.05 KB) Administration 2/7/2017
2016 Workshop - Engaged and Prepared ACBSP Member DOCX (830.97 KB) G. Rafol 9/8/2016
2016 Workshop - Student Learning Outcomes DOCX (12.29 KB) G. Rafol 9/8/2016
2016 Student Showcase DOCX (19.16 KB)  more ] Administration 8/15/2016
2016 Call for Presentations DOCX (33.97 KB)  more ] Administration 8/15/2016
2016 Region 3 Conference Schedule DOCX (15.88 KB)  more ] Administration 9/30/2016
Region 3 2016 Officer Nominations Form DOCX (18.81 KB) G. Rafol 5/4/2016
Region 3 2016 Scholarship Application DOCX (136.02 KB) G. Rafol 4/25/2016
Region 3 2016 Scholarship Information DOCX (139.74 KB) G. Rafol 4/25/2016
Region 3 2015 Meeting Agenda PDF (545.72 KB) G. Rafol 10/5/2015
Page 1 of 2
1  |  2