Business Scholars

COB Business Scholars is a competitive scholarship program available to incoming 2015-16 freshmen. Business scholar recipients will receive $5,000 as freshmen, and scholarships are renewable for three additional years (for a total of $20,000) if  expectations are met.

Eligibility Criteria:

In order to be considered for a COB Freshmen Recruiting Scholarship, a high school graduate must meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • Have been admitted to the University of Mary Washington.
  • Cumulative 3.75 or higher grade point average.
  • SAT score of 1220 (1600 scale) or ACT score of 27.
  • Have demonstrated extracurricular activities involvement.
  • Have exhibited leadership.
  • Have completed a declaration of intent to major in business.

To renew the scholarship a student must:

  • Make progress towards achieving a business degree, earning at least 9 credit hours in BUAD courses each academic year.
  • Maintain an overall 3.25 grade point average.
  • Maintain a minimum 3.25 grade point average in all business courses.


The completed application deadline was March 1, 2015. The College of Business Scholarship Committee may request Skype interviews with each candidate.  Recipients will be notified by April 15, 2015.

2015-2016 Application Form