Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Co. COB Diversity Scholarship

Departments: College of Business Categories: Business | Diversity
Amount Total $1,600. One $800 award to a business student with sophomore standing (30-65 credits) and one $800 award to a business student with junior or senior standing.
Availability Annually
Eligibility Criteria

Sophomore award for students with at least a sophomore standing (30-65 credits) by the time of application: Open to College of Business (COB) majors who are economically disadvantaged as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and/or members of any of the following American ethnic minority groups: African-American, American Indian, Southeast Asian or Hispanic American. Satisfactory completion (grade of C or better) of at least three of the following pre-business courses: ACCT 201, ACCT 202, ECON 103, ECON 104, OR IS 240, full-time student standing (12+ credits) during the semester the scholarship will have been received, good academic standing and a GPA of at least 2.75.

Junior/senior scholarship: Open to College of Business (COB) majors who are economically disadvantaged as determined by the FAFSA and/or members of any of the following American ethnic minority groups: African-American, American Indian, Southeast Asian or Hispanic American. Students must be full-time (12+ credits) during the semester the scholarship will have been received, have good academic standing and a GPA of at least 2.75, and have involvement or leadership within the University or with campus organizations.

Application Procedure

Sophomore scholarship: Application form can be found in the COB office. Submit a completed form and a copy of an academic transcript to the COB Scholarship Committee. An incomplete application packet will disqualify a student from scholarship consideration.

Junior/senior scholarship: Applications are found in the COB office. Submit a completed form along with a copy of an academic transcript, and a resume showing evidence of involvement in student organizations, academic excellence, and leadership to the COB Scholarship Committee. An incomplete application packet will disqualify a student from scholarship consideration.

Application Deadline Contact the College of Business for more information.
Selection Procedure The COB Scholarship Committee will review the applications in consultation with the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Financial Aid. Two finalists will be selected by the COB Scholarship Committee.
Selection Deadline Before the end of spring semester.
Notification The assistant dean will send a letter to the recipients and submit a scholarship award form to Financial Aid for each recipient.
Special Notes This scholarship was created in 2000 by the Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company and its parent company, SAB Miller Brewing Company, to honor Leinenkugel's, one of the Chippewa Valley's oldest businesses, and to demonstrate both companies' commitment to students and scholarship.
Thank You Recipients should direct a letter of appreciation to Mr. Thomas 'Jake' Leinenkugel, in care of Gretchen Hutterli, chair of the College of Business Scholarship Committee.