Scholarships and Financial Aid

In support of academic excellence, both The University of Akron and the College of Business Administration offer a wide variety of scholarships to help students in their educational pursuits. These scholarships are provided by corporations, foundations, professional organizations, faculty, alumni and other individuals. Please note: CBA Scholarships for 2018-2019 have been awarded.

College of Business Administration Scholarships

Each year, the College of Business Administration awards more than 100 scholarships to both current CBA students and incoming freshmen. Learn about the opportunities within specific areas of study. If you have questions after reading about the numerous scholarships available, contact Dr. Abbey Shiban, Director of Undergraduate Programs, by phone at 330-972-7042, or e-mail at

University Scholarships

The University of Akron offers scholarships specifically for CBA majors. Learn about the awards that are available. If you have questions about University Scholarships, contact the UA Office of Student Financial Aid by phone at 1-800-621-3847 or 330-972-7032 or e-mail at

External Scholarship Opportunities

From time to time, the CBA is notified of scholarship opportunities offered by companies, organizations and agencies outside the University. Check here regularly to learn about new, external scholarship opportunities.

Financial Aid

Learn about the many sources of financial aid and work-study opportunities available to all UA students through the University's Office of Student Financial Aid. Contact the UA Office of Student Financial Aid by phone at 1-800-621-3847 or 330-972-7032 or with your questions.

Aid for Business Graduate Students