Undergraduate Scholarships & Awards
The Marie A. Kohl and Robert L. Kohl Jr. Scholarship Fund was initiated in 1993 by Nancy S. Kohl and Daniel J. Kohl. The fund is in memory of the parents of Daniel Kohl. In selecting a recipient, preference is given to a cadet in one of the upper three classes who is a Business Administration major and holds rank in the Corps of Cadets.
The Milton A. Pearlstine Maritime Scholarship was initiated in 1982 as the result of a contribution from the South Carolina State Ports Authority. The fund is named in honor of Milton A. Pearlstine, Citadel Class of 1919. Scholarships are available to cadets who possess attributes in accord with the high standards of The Citadel and who have declared Business Administration or a related field as a major course of study.
The Annie Wysong Benson - Nana Mae Richter Mizell Scholarship Fund was initiated in 1982 as the result of contributions from John C. Benson, Citadel Class of 1943, and his wife Sarah Katherine Benson. The fund is named in honor and memory of their respective mothers. Scholarships are available to average students majoring in Business Administration or Political Science who are active in the framework of The Citadel religious community. In the event a rising junior has three brothers who have graduated from The Citadel or has two brothers graduated and a third brother in the Corps, he would automatically qualify for this award without any reference to the aforementioned stipulations.
The Kerr Family Scholarship Fund was established in 2003 by James J. Kerr, Sr., Citadel Class of 1965. The scholarship is available to a cadet of the Catholic faith from Charleston County who is a Business Administration major, with average grades or above, who displays leadership in extracurricular activities (including athletics), and who has financial need. In the absence of a qualified Business Administration major, an English major meeting the above requirements may be selected. The selection may be broadened to include Berkeley and Dorchester Counties in South Carolina, should a Charleston County candidate not be available. If possible, an additional preference is for a cadet who is the child or sibling of a Citadel graduate.
The Edward Zimmerman White, Jr., Memorial Scholarship was initiated in 1984 as the result of contributions by Barbara White Barefield and Edwina White Lovelace, daughters of Edward Zimmerman White, Jr. The fund is named in honor of Edward Zimmerman White, Jr., Citadel Class of 1930. Scholarships are available to cadets who possess attributes in accord with the high standards of The Citadel, and the cadets must be senior business majors who are South Carolina residents or dependents of a South Carolina resident. Preference is given to Spartanburg County residents.
Janet S. Twitty Scholarship Fund was established in 1991 by a gift from AVTEX Commercial Properties, Inc., and friends in honor of Mrs. Janet S. Twitty, wife of William C. Twitty, Jr., Citadel of 1969. The recipient of the scholarship shall possess those attributes of ability, character, temperament, and personality that are in accord with traditionally high standards of The Citadel and meet the following criteria: be enrolled in a course of study leading to a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration; and exhibit the need for financial assistance.
Young Bankers Scholarship is awarded each year to a rising college senior in a South Carolina college or university. The Tommy & Victoria Baker School of Business makes nominations of Juniors each fall to the Young Bankers Division of the South Carolina Bankers Association. Applicants must have strong academic background, extensive extra-curricular activities, and an interest in a career in the banking industry.
Samuel Mansbach Special Educational Fund underwrites expenses for outstanding business majors to take advantage of special education opportunities such as, but not limited to, the summer program at the London school of Economics.
The Global Experiences Scholarship provides opportunities for global enrichment activities to students who cannot afford to participate in planned international study abroad experiences.
The Burlington A. Fretwell Scholarship was initiated by Mrs. Marjorie Chandler Fretwell in 2003 in honor of her husband Burlington A. Fretwell, Class of 1940. Recipients of the scholarship shall possess those attributes in accordance with the high standards of The Citadel. Preference is for a cadet with demonstrated financial need who is majoring in Business, Engineering, English, History, or any of the sciences. First consideration will be given to a cadet from Newberry High School in Newberry, South Carolina. If there is no such candidate, secondary consideration will be given to a cadet from Newberry County and then to a cadet from South Carolina.
The Mark A Bebensee Scholarship is an endowed gift agreement between Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Kohl '78" and The Citadel Foundation. The scholarship will enable the Tommy & Victoria Baker School of Business Administration to attract, recruit and retain top business students whose limited financial resources would otherwise prevent them from pursuing a business degree at The Citadel.
Students interested in applying for these scholarships should contact Ms. Brittany Guthrie at the Baker School of Business.
Who's Who Among College Students - Cadet Activities calls for nominations in the Fall semester, based on student GPR and other factors.
Beta Gamma Sigma - This honors fraternity is open to Junior and Senior business majors that rank in the top 10 percent of their class. All membership costs are paid by the School of Business.