External Scholarships
JHJ Undergraduate

Other Scholarship Opportunities

Below are scholarship opportunities available to business majors. 

(Please note that these scholarships are not administered by the Jesse H. Jones School of Business and application must be made directly to the organization offering the scholarship; contact information is noted.) 

 Scholarships in this section are posted as received from external organizations.

Rocco Basile Giving Documentary Photography Scholarship

Rocco Basile is pleased to announce the first Rocco Basile Giving Documentary Photography Scholarship. This scholarship is meant to encourage personal involvement in social issues and promote socially conscious documentary photography. The scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in an accredited college or university. All majors and areas of study are encouraged to apply. One student will be chosen to receive a $1,000 scholarship to be applied to their higher learning education.

Applicants do not have to be currently pursuing a photography degree, nor have to be experts. Rocco Basile is looking for students who will be inspired by the prompt and perhaps even continuing photography and an interest in social consciousness long after they’ve submitted their application.

For more information regarding the Rocco Basile Giving Scholarship, terms and conditions for entry, and to access the online application, please visit:



Application Deadline:  March 1, 2018


Questions regarding the scholarship, please contact:  admin@roccobasilegiving.com


Minnie Stevens Piper Compendium – Index to Scholarships and Other Financial Aid

Please click on the link below to access scholarship and other financial aid opportunities via the Minnie Stevens Piper Compendium. All are separate annual scholarships from various organizations, so please take note of the specific organization application requirements and processes, award criteria, award amounts, due dates, organization websites, and contact information. Scholarships are open to all majors and include those for children and/or spouses of military personnel, visually impaired students, and deaf students. Also, please note that scholarship decisions are made by each individual organization.



The following scholarships are open to all undergraduate college students:

AFSA/CMSAF/AMF Scholarship Programs

Homecity Real Estate Scholarship

Air Force Aid Society Education Grants

The Military Officers Association of America Scholarship Fund Educational Assistance Program

Air Line Pilots Association Scholarship Program

National Association of Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Educational Foundation Scholarship

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf

National Federation of the Blind Scholarships

Allied Van Lines Scholarship

Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society Education Programs

Coast Guard Mutual Assistance Education Program

Scott Alan Turner Personal Finance Scholarship

The Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education

Texas Mutual Insurance Company Scholarship Program


Questions regarding these scholarships should be directed to each individual organization contact person.


Izenda Embedded BI & Analytics Scholarship

The Izenda Embedded BI & Analytics Scholarship is a selective $1,000 scholarship for outstanding undergraduate or graduate students at TSU. Founded in 2015, the scholarship awards one student a year pursuing a career in leveraging analytics to improve decision making and outcomes in the U.S. The scholarship was established with the intent of promoting students’ academic excellence and providing them the opportunity to reach their full potential.



Application Deadline: March 31, 2018


Questions regarding this scholarships should be directed to the organization contact person:

Jennifer Smith
Izenda Analytics Scholarship
5775 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
Atlanta GA, 30342


Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation

Patsy Takemoto was the first woman of color in Congress and driving force behind Title IX, the landmark legislation that mandated gender equity in education. The Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation offers Education Support Awards to assist low-income women with children who are pursuing undergraduate or graduate education or training (first bachelor’s degree or professional/masters/doctoral degree). Awardees will be selected based on 1) financial need; 2) personal circumstance; 3) educational path; 4) vocational or occupational goals; and 5) service or activist or civic goals.



Information for the 2018-2019 application process will be available in Spring 2018.


Live Your Dream Education and Training Awards for Women


The Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards assist women who provide the primary source of financial support for their families by giving them the resources they need to improve their education, skills and employment prospects. Each year, more than $2.1 million in education grants are awarded to nearly 1,500 women, many of whom have overcome enormous obstacles including poverty, domestic violence and/or drug and alcohol abuse. Live Your Dream Awards recipients may use the cash award to offset any costs associated with their efforts to attain higher education, such as books, childcare, tuition and transportation. Eligible applicants must be enrolled in, or have been accepted to, a vocational/skills training program or an undergraduate degree program and must demonstrate financial need. Local-level award recipients become eligible for region-level awards of either $3,000 or $5,000. Region-level award recipients then become eligible to receive one of three international-level awards of $10,000.



Application period for the 2018 awards cycle will be from July 1, 2018 thru November 15, 2018.


The LAGRANT Foundation – $120,000 in Undergraduate Scholarships Available!

The LAGRANT Foundation’s (TLF) mission is to increase the number of ethnic minorities in the fields of advertising, marketing and public relations by providing scholarships, career and professional development workshops, mentorships, and internships/fellowships/entry-level jobs to African American/Black, Alaska Native/Native American, Asian American/Pacific Islander and Hispanic/Latino undergraduate students.

The TLF Scholarship is open to full-time freshmen, sophomores, juniors, non-graduating seniors with a marketing major.

***(60) undergraduate students will receive scholarships of $2,000 each***

Applications must be submitted online only no later than 5:00 p.m. PST on Wednesday, February 28, 2018. Applications submitted after February 28, 2018 will not be accepted.

For all requirements of the TLF Undergraduate Scholarship, as well as to access the online application, please visit:



Application Deadline:  February 28, 2018



Schechter, McElwee, Shaffer & Harris Scholarship Opportunities Available for Undergraduate & Graduate Students!

The personal injury attorneys of Schechter, McElwee, Shaffer & Harris would like to offer aspiring students a chance to receive a $1,000 scholarship that will go towards furthering their education.

The scholarships are open to all TSU students, regardless of major, graduate, undergraduate, etc.

The first scholarship link is geared toward an aspiring law student, but is open to all applicants and the second scholarship link is also open to all applicants.

(2) $1,000 scholarships will be offered in the Spring, and two in the Fall.

Scholarship descriptions, requirements, and online applications are provided in the links below:





Application Deadline:  May 1, 2018


Awards will be announced:  May 15, 2018


Questions regarding these scholarships can be directed to Emily Brown at ebrown@smslegal.com.


CardRates.com Financial Futures Scholarship Available for Undergraduate & Graduate Students!

CardRates.com was created with a singular goal: to better educate consumers about the benefits and perils of credit cards. To that end, their finance experts strive to share valuable, well-researched advice, news and reviews with consumers daily.

CardRates.com is proud to offer the $1,000 Financial Futures Scholarship to undergraduate and graduate students majoring in business, accounting, finance, and management with a minimum 3.50 Overall GPA.

Scholarship description, requirement, and online applications are provided in the link below:



Application Deadline:  July 31st Annually

Awards will be announced and awardedAugust 31st Annually


Questions regarding this scholarship can be directed to Jena Brezesky at jena@cardrates.com.


District Export Council Scholarships – (2) Undergraduate Scholarships for Full-time and Part-time Students!

District Export Councils contribute leadership and international trade expertise to complement the U.S. Commercial Service’s export promotion efforts through counselling businesses on the exporting process and conducting trade education and community outreach. The 56 District Export Councils (DECs) nationwide are organizations comprised of leaders from their local business community. The DEC Members are appointed by the Secretary of Commerce. For more than 30 years, DEC’s have served the United States by assisting companies in their local communities export, thus promoting our countries economic growth and creating new and higher-paying jobs for their communities.

The Houston District Export Council is pleased to announce a competition for two scholarships of $3,000/year for students majoring in international business and related fields who seek to pursue careers in trade, exporting and international business.

***(2) undergraduate students will receive scholarships of $3,000 each ($1,500 per semester) for the 2018-2019 school year!**

For all requirements of the DEC Scholarship and to download the application, please click the link below:

2018-2019 DEC Scholarship Information and Application [PDF]


Application Deadline: March 15, 2018


Applications must be postmarked by MARCH 15, 2018. Applications that are postmarked later than this date or incomplete will not be evaluated.

Questions regarding this scholarship should be directed to Dr. Richard Sindelar at sindelh@stthom.edu.