Larry Ozzello Freshman Accounting Scholarship

Departments: Admissions Categories: Accounting and Finance | New Students
Amount One award of $2,000.
Availability Available
Eligibility Criteria

Awarded to an incoming full-time, resident freshman that intends to major in accounting work and in the profession upon graduation. The successful applicant for this award must have participated in school or community organizations and exhibited a potential for leadership as displayed by those activities.

Financial need is required.

This scholarship is nonrenewable.

Candidates must have a minimum composite ACT of 25 (or comparable SAT) AND rank in the top 25% of their graduating class, or a GPA of 3.5, to be eligible.

Application Procedure

To be considered for Incoming Freshman Student Admissions Scholarships, you must first be admitted to the university. Once you are admitted, you must:

  • Go to the Admissions Scholarship page and read through the information in the Apply for Scholarships section.
  • Then you can use the Apply online for scholarships link to complete the Admissions Scholarship application, available on the GOLD for Blugolds Scholarship Network.
Selection Procedure

The Admissions Office will coordinate the selection process, which is highly competitive. Applications will be considered holistically and include a review of the student's high school transcript, test scores, essays, class rank, class rigor, activities/involvement, etc.

Selection Deadline Screening of candidates will begin in December for some early awards and continue through the spring or until awards are accepted.
Notification Scholarship award notices will be sent to scholarship recipients by the beginning of April of the student's senior year. If scholarships are declined, they will be re-awarded to alternates through the summer months.
Thank You The recipient should send a thank-you note to Dr. Larry Ozzello, in care of the department of Accounting and Finance.