Orfalea College of Business

Please be advised that this is not a complete listing as new scholarships are frequently established. This is intended to recognize and thank Cal Poly scholarship donors. Students may visit the Financial Aid website for scholarship application information.

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Scholarship Name Scholarship Description
American Public Works Association-Herbert E. Gerfen Scholarship Endowment The American Public Works Association-Herbert E. Gerfen Scholarship Endowment supports graduate students in the Civil and Environmental Engineering department or the Orfalea College of Business who already possess a degree in either Civil or Environmental Engineering. Minimum 3.0 GPA is required.
Apercen Partners LLC Scholarship The Apercen Partners LLC Scholarship supports students with a concentration in Accounting.
Armanio McKenna LLP Scholarship The Armanio McKenna LLP Scholarship supports continuing students enrolled in the Orfalea College of Business with a concentration in accounting.  Selection is based on merit, with accounting classes weighted more heavily.
Barry Banducci Family Scholarship Endowment The Barry Banducci Family Scholarship Endowment supports an in-coming freshman in the Orfalea College of Business.  This scholarship may be renewed another 3 years provided you remain in the major and maintain satisfactory progress.
BDO USA, LLP Scholarship  The BDO USA, LLP Scholarship supports accounting majors showing academic excellence.
Bert W. Martin Scholarship Endowment The Bert W. Martin Scholarship Endowment provides support to students enrolled in the Industrial Technology and Packaging major, or other majors within Orfalea College of Business, with a concentration in Consumer Packaging, or other majors with a declared Packaging minor. Preference for students who show a demonstrated interest in Packaging.
Bickel Family Scholarship Endowment The Bickel Family Scholarship Endowment supports students enrolled in the Orfalea College of Business.
Boeing  Scholarships The Boeing Scholarships support students majoring in Industrial Technology and other business disciplines.
Brett and Erik Honoré Scholarship Endowment The Brett and Erik Honoré Scholarship Endowment supports first time freshmen with preference to Industrial Technology majors.
Bruce A. Smith/VSP Scholarship Endowment The Bruce A. Smith/VSP Scholarship Endowment supports incoming Freshman students that have academic potential and may need financial assistance. The student recipients may receive this scholarship for four years of business study with a concentration in the Orfalea College of Business contingent upon maintaining an eligible GPA of 3.0 or greater.
Burr Pilger Mayer, Inc. Scholarship The Burr Pilger Mayer, Inc. Scholarship supports students with a concentration in Accounting.
C&D llp Scholarship The C&D llp Scholarship supports accounting majors showing academic excellence.
CBIZ, MHM, LLC. Scholarship The CBIZ, MHM, LLC. Scholarship supports continuing students enrolled in the Orfalea College of Business with a concentration in accounting.  Selection is based on merit, with accounting classes weighted more heavily.
Chevron Scholarship The Chevron Scholarship supports multi-class level students in a variety of majors.
Christopher Meadows Memorial Study Abroad Scholarship Endowment The Christopher Meadows Memorial Study Abroad Scholarship Endowment supports all Undergraduate and Graduate majors within the Orfalea College of Business with a minimum 3.0 GPA, and preference is for students with financial need. Students must be actively participating in a full term (six weeks or more) study abroad program through Cal Poly.
Class of 1990 Scholarship Endowment The Class of 1990 Scholarship Endowment provides funds to recruit and support outstanding freshman students in the Orfalea College of Business with an award for each of the four years.
Class of 1996 Scholarship Endowment The Class of 1996 Scholarship Endowment provides funds to recruit and support outstanding freshmen students in the Orfalea College of Business with an award for each of the four years.
Class of 90's Combined Scholarship Endowment The Class of 90's Combined Scholarship Endowment provides funds to recruit and support outstanding freshmen students in the Orfalea College of Business with an award for each of the four years.
Crowe Horwath LLP Outstanding Junior Accounting Scholarship The Crowe Horwath LLP Outstanding Junior Accounting Scholarship supports students with a concentration in Accounting.  Students must be in their senior year.
Damitz Brooks Nightingale Turner Morrisset Scholarship Endowment The Damitz Brooks Nightingale Turner Morrisset Scholarship Endowment supports seniors with a concentration in accounting.
Dave and Christine Sullivan Scholarship Endowment The Dave and Christine Sullivan Scholarship Endowment supports incoming freshmen enrolled in the Orfalea College of Business with preference to students concentrating in accounting.
Dave Christy Endowed Scholarship for Leadership The Dave Christy Endowed Scholarship for Leadership provides scholarship support to fourth year students who must be in good academic standing with demonstrated leadership on the Cal Poly campus or in the San Luis Obispo community.
David Nathan Blanco Scholarship Endowment The David Nathan Blanco Scholarship Endowment was established by Elizabeth Blanco in memory of her son David who was killed in an automobile accident in 1993.  This scholarship supports Business Administration majors with a concentration in International Business Management.
Deloitte Scholarship The Deloitte Scholarship supports accounting majors showing academic excellence.
Donald A. Mullane Community Development Scholarship Endowment The Donald A. Mullane Community Development Scholarship Endowment supports Business or Economics students with preference to students who are interested in the community development industry.  
Donna Rae Hauser Memorial Scholarship The Donna Rae Hauser Memorial Scholarship is open to all Economics majors with a recommended minimum 3.0 GPA.
Doskocil Family Scholarship Endowment The Doskocil Family Scholarship Endowment supports incoming Freshman students that have academic potential and may need financial assistance. The student recipients may receive this scholarship for four years of business study with a concentration in the Orfalea College of Business contingent upon maintaining an eligible GPA.
Ehlers Family Scholarship Endowment The Ehlers Family Scholarship Endowment supports students enrolled in the Orfalea College of Business.
EisnerAmper Scholarship EisnerAmper establishes a scholarship for students in the Orfalea College of Business with a concentration in accounting. Students will be selected based on their academic performance with accounting classes weighted more heavily.
Ernst & Young Inclusiveness Scholarship The Ernst & Young Inclusiveness Scholarship supports continuing students enrolled in the Orfalea College of Business with a concentration in accounting.  Selection is based on merit, with accounting classes weighted more heavily and may be renewable if the student continues to meet the criteria.
Ernst & Young Information Systems Scholarship The Ernst & Young Information Systems Scholarship supports continuing students enrolled in the Orfalea College of Business with a concentration in Information Systems.  Selection is based on merit, with information systems classes weighted more heavily and may be renewable if the student continues to meet the criteria.
First Bank of San Luis Obispo Scholarship Endowment The First Bank of San Luis Obispo Scholarship Endowment supports Business Administration majors.
Fischer Family Scholarship Endowment This scholarship endowment provides support to Business Administration majors with a concentration in Finance. Students must be in their second year at Cal Poly, and students from Santa Clara County are preferred. This scholarship is renewable if the student maintains a 3.0 GPA.
Fluor Corporation Scholarship Fluor Corporation Scholarship supports undergraduate students with a concentration in either Accounting or Finance.
Frank and Norma Exter Scholarship Endowment The Frank and Norma Exter Scholarship Endowment supports students enrolled in the Orfalea College of Business.
Frank J. Calabrese Memorial Scholarship Endowment The Frank J. Calabrese Memorial Scholarship Endowment provides for students majoring in either Industrial Technology or pursuing their Master of Science degree in Fire Protection Engineering. The scholarship will alternate annually between the two programs. Industrial Technology students should maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA and is open to all class levels. Financial need is not a requirement. Recipients should be passionate about their area of study.
Frank, Rimerman + Co. Scholarship The Frank, Rimerman + Co. Scholarship supports accounting majors showing academic excellence.
Geoffrey T. Greer Memorial Scholarship Endowment The Geoffrey T. Greer Memorial Scholarship Endowment was established for Junior or Senior Marketing majors with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference is for students who demonstrate financial need and have a demonstrated interest for the advertising area of the Marketing Department.
Gianna M. Benson Scholarship Endowment The Gianna M. Benson Scholarship Endowment was established by Stan and Joann in honor of their daughter.  Gianna graduated from Cal Poly in June 2005 with a degree in International business.  This scholarship supports incoming freshmen enrolled in the Orfalea College of Business.
Glenn Burdette Phillips & Bryson CPA's Scholarship Endowment The Glenn Burdette Phillips & Bryson CPA's Scholarship Endowment supports First-time Freshman Business majors with a preference for students who plans to pursue the accounting concentration. Scholarship can be renewed through fourth (Senior) year if after the Freshman year, the student intends to follow the accounting concentration. Students are to maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA until declaring the accounting concentration. Once students declare an accounting concentration, the preference is for students to maintain a 3.5 GPA in the accounting concentration. Preference for merit (academic performance) or financial need and for students who graduated from a San Luis Obispo County high school.
Glenn Burdette Scholarship The Glenn Burdette Scholarship supports continuing students enrolled in the Orfalea College of Business with a concentration in accounting.  Selection is based on merit, with accounting classes weighted more heavily.
Grant Thornton LLP Scholarship The Grant Thornton LLP Scholarship supports accounting majors showing academic excellence.
Hayashi & Wayland Accounting & Consulting, LLP Scholarship The  Hayashi & Wayland Accounting & Consulting, LLP Scholarship supports continuing students enrolled in the Orfalea College of Business with a concentration in accounting.  Selection is based on merit, with accounting classes weighted more heavily.
Howard M. Oser Scholarship Endowment The Howard M. Oser Scholarship Endowment supports incoming Freshman students that have academic potential and may need financial assistance. The student recipients may receive this scholarship for four years of business study with a concentration in the Orfalea College of Business contingent upon maintaining an eligible CPA. The preferred concentrations for this scholarship are Finance and Real Estate.
Industrial Technology Scholarship and Development Fund Endowment The Industrial Technology Scholarship and Development Fund Endowment provides support to active members of the Industrial Technology Society and a preference for an undergraduate with a minimum 2.0 GPA and demonstrated financial need.
Jamba Juice/Kirk Perron Scholarship Endowments The Jamba Juice/Kirk Perron Scholarship Endowment support an in-coming freshman in the Orfalea College of Business.  Mr. Perron started Jamba Juice, originally the Juice Club in San Luis Obispo.  This scholarship may be renewed another 3 years provided you remain in the major and maintain satisfactory progress.
James and Pamela Young Scholarship Endowment The James and Pamela Young Scholarship Endowment which supports an in-coming freshman in the Orfalea College of Business.  The scholarship is renewable as long as the student maintains an eligible GPA.
James B. and Arlene F. Lau Scholarship Endowment The James B. and Arlene F. Lau Scholarship Endowment provides support to all class levels of students enrolled in the Management, Human Resources and Information Systems area with a concentration in Management and Human Resources.
James R. Landreth Cal Poly VP Emeritus & Esther A. Landreth Scholarship Endowment The James R. Landreth Cal Poly VP Emeritus & Esther A. Landreth Scholarship Endowment supports graduate students in either the general MBA program or MBA Agribusiness specialization.
John C. Rogers III Scholarship Endowment for Student Study Abroad The John C. Rogers III Scholarship Endowment for Student Study Abroad supports Orfalea College of Business students from all majors and class levels who are accepted to a Cal Poly sponsored study abroad program. Preference is for a recommended 3.0 or better GPA and for students who demonstrate financial need.
John S. Maher Scholarship Endowment The John S. Maher Scholarship Endowment supports upper division student enrolled in either the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences, College of Liberal Arts or the Orfalea College of Business and have demonstrated an interest in their major, Cal Poly, and the community.
Ken & Marietta Alexander Family Trust Endowment The Ken & Marietta Alexander Family Trust Endowment provides scholarships for incoming Freshmen and transfer students who are majoring in Industrial Technology. A minimum 3.0 GPA is recommended, and the scholarships are renewable.
Kendall Kay Losee Scholarship Endowment The Kendall Kay Losee Scholarship Endowment was established by Craig and Laura Losee in memory of their daughter Kendall.  The scholarship supports students enrolled in the Orfalea College of Business with preference to Ultimate Frisbee Club participants.  
Khaled Hal Saad Scholarship The Khaled Hal Saad Scholarship is awarded in alternating years to Junior, Senior and 4+1 students in Computer Science or Graduate level in Economics, with a recommended minimum 3.0 GPA. A preference is given to students who demonstrate financial need.
Kim and Garlyn Lilly Scholarship Endowment The Kim and Garlyn Lilly Scholarship Endowment supports first-time freshmen Finance majors with preference for students who graduated from a Cal Poly Partner High School.
KPMG Information Systems Scholarship The KPMG Information Systems Scholarship supports students majoring in either Business Administration or Economics with a concentration in Information Systems.
KPMG Scholarship The KPMG Scholarship supports accounting majors showing academic excellence.
Larry Bennett Memorial Award Endowment The Larry Bennett Memorial Award Endowment was established in memory of Larry who studied Industrial Technology and worked as a lab assistant and tutor in the CAD LAB (writing two lab manuals).  This award supports students in the Industrial Technology Area with preference given to the non-traditional Industrial Technology student.  
Larry Ratner Scholarship The Larry Ratner Scholarship supports graduate students pursuing a Masters in Business Administration.
Leo Mick Hanly Scholarship Endowment Cal Poly graduates Brian, Donald, and Chip Hanly established the Leo Mick Hanly Scholarship Endowment in 2007. The Leo Mick Hanly Scholarship Endowment supports incoming freshmen students in any major in the Orfalea College of Business, with a preference for Real Estate, until such time as the concentration is established. The scholarship is renewable based on satisfactory academic progress and good academic standing.
Leslie A. McKinley Scholarship Endowment The Leslie A. McKinley Scholarship Endowment was established by the Dean's Advisory Council of the Orfalea College of Business in honor of Leslie's work at Cal Poly.  The scholarship supports first-time freshman majoring in either Business Administration, Industrial Technology, or Economics and may be renewed for up to four years of business study.
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Industrial Technology Scholarship The Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Industrial Technology Scholarship is merit based and supports Junior or Senior Industrial Technology majors with a 3.25 GPA.
Lockheed Martin Student Leadership Scholarship The Lockheed Martin Student Leadership Scholarship provides financial assistance to students enrolled in the Orfalea College of Business who attend leadership development conferences.
Lynn and Richard Bergquist Scholarship Endowment The Lynn and Richard Bergquist Scholarship Endowment supports an in-coming freshman in the Orfalea College of Business.  This scholarship may be renewed another 3 years provided you remain in the major and maintain satisfactory progress.
Marc L. Loupé and Anette Harris-Loupé Scholarship Endowment The Marc L. Loupé and Anette Harris-Loupé Scholarship Endowment supports incoming freshmen enrolled in the Orfalea College of Business with preference to students who graduated from a Cal Poly Partner High School.
Margery J. Harris Scholarship The Margery J. Harris Scholarship supports first-time freshmen majoring in either Business Administration, Industrial Technology, or Economics with a preference to first-generation college students.
Mark and Carolyn Alexander Family Scholarship Endowment The Mark and Carolyn Alexander Family Scholarship Endowment supports incoming Freshman Industrial Technology majors based on academic potential and may need financial assistance. Scholarship may be renewed up to four years of Business study with a concentration in the Orfalea College of Business contingent upon maintaining an eligible GPA.
Mary T. Pollock Memorial Scholarship The Mary T. Pollock Memorial Scholarship supports students in the Orfalea College of Business.  Mary was a senior Business Major when she passed away in 1984.  Her family created this scholarship in her honor.
Matson and Isom Accounting Scholarship The Matson and Isom Accounting Scholarship supports Junior and Senior Accounting majors with a 3.3 GPA in the major and overall. Preference is for students working towards the course unit requirement to become a CPA.
Merrill Lynch FMA Student Award Endowment The Merrill Lynch FMA Student Award Endowment supports student majoring in business Administration with a concentration in Financial Management.
Milton Drandell Memorial Award Endowment The Milton Drandell Memorial Award Endowment was established by Ruth Drandell in memory of her husband Milton, passed away at the age of 68 in 1990.  Milton was a member of the Management Department at Cal Poly since 1972.  The award supports a junior Business Administration major in the Management Information Systems concentration.
Moss Adams Scholarship Moss Adams LLP establishes a scholarship program for students in the Orfalea College of Business with a concentration in accounting. Students will be selected based on their academic performance with performance in accounting classes weighted more heavily.
Navolio & Tallman LLP Scholarship The Navolio & Tallman LLP supports continuing students enrolled in the Orfalea College of Business with a concentration in accounting.  Selection is based on merit, with accounting classes weighted more heavily.
Nelson Smith Scholarship Endowment The Nelson Smith Scholarship Endowment supports junior and/or senior Industrial Technology majors.
Owen Servatius Scholarship Endowment The Owen Servatius Scholarship Endowment supports sophomore, junior, and senior students enrolled in the Orfalea College of Business.  Preference will be given to first generation college students.
Patrick J. Bowen Family Scholarship Endowment The Patrick J. Bowen Family Scholarship Endowment supports an in-coming freshman in the Orfalea College of Business.  This scholarship may be renewed another 3 years provided you remain in the major and maintain satisfactory progress.
Pete J. Bowden Memorial Scholarship The Pete J. Bowden Memorial Scholarship was established by the LOIS Bulletin Board Community in 2003. This scholarship supports upper division students in the Computer Science major or Management Information Systems minor who are graduates of a high school in San Luis Obispo or Santa Barbara counties.
Philip and Klina Oberti Scholarship Endowment The Philip and Klina Oberti Scholarship Endowmentsupports incoming Freshman students that have academic potential and may need financial assistance.
Philip Oberti Family Scholarship Endowment The Philip Oberti Family Scholarship Endowment assists the Orfalea College of Business in attracting Freshmen students who have academic potential and may need financial assistance.
Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne, Inc.  Scholarship The Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne, Inc.  Scholarship supports students majoring in Industrial Technology. 
PricewaterhouseCoopers Scholarship The PricewaterhouseCoopers Scholarship supports students with a concentration in Accounting.
PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP/George Famalett Scholarship Endowment The PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP/George Famalett Scholarship Endowment supports students with a concentration in Accounting who are an active member of an official student club at Cal Poly.
Professor Bill Bruckart Scholarship Endowment The Professor Bill Bruckart Scholarship Endowment supports incoming Freshmen students and transfer students, with a preference for Industrial Technology, that have academic potential and may need financial assistance. Student recipients may receive this scholarship for four years of business study with a concentration in the Orfalea College of Business contingent upon maintaining an eligible GPA.
Professor Ken Riener Scholarship Endowment The Professor Ken Riener Scholarship Endowment assists incoming Freshman students who have academic potential and may need financial assistance.
Raytheon Scholarship Raytheon will designate annually which majors, concentrations or minors, and societies are eligible in their annual giving plan.
Richard Lim Scholarship Endowment The Richard Lim Scholarship Endowment supports first-time Freshman students who have graduated from a high school in Fresno County.
Rik and Carol Floyd Scholarship Endowment The Rik and Carol Floyd Scholarship Endowment supports an in-coming freshman in the Orfalea College of Business.  This scholarship may be renewed another 3 years provided you remain in the major and maintain satisfactory progress.
Robert and Geraldine Swartz Scholarship Endowment The Robert and Geraldine Swartz Scholarship Endowment supports first-time Freshmen students in Business or Industrial Technology. Preference is for merit (academic performance) or financial need and first-generation students.
Robert W. Hill Scholarship Endowment The Robert W. Hill Scholarship Endowment supports students majoring in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting.  
Ron and Virginia Kulper Family Scholarship Endowment The Ron and Virginia Kulper Family Scholarship Endowment supports transfer students from a California community college who enroll in the Orfalea College of Business with a Business Administration, Industrial Technology or Economics concentration and have academic potential. The scholarship is renewable for up to two years of undergraduate study and students must maintain good academic standing with a 2.5 or better GPA and progress toward a degree.
Rothstein Kass Scholarship The Rothstein Kass Scholarship supports students with a concentration in Accounting.
Roy Wheeler III Memorial Scholarship Endowment The Roy Wheeler III Memorial Scholarship Endowment was established in memory of Roy who was a well-loved and special person to the Industrial Technology Department.  In his honor, the scholarship supports students majoring in Industrial Technology and minoring in Packaging. 
Rush Hill Leadership Scholarship Endowment The Rush Hill Leadership Scholarship Endowment supports an in-coming freshman in the Orfalea College of Business.  This scholarship may be renewed another 3 years provided you remain in the major and maintain satisfactory progress.
Russ and Kim Nash Family Scholarship Endowment The Russ and Kim Nash Family Scholarship Endowment supports incoming freshmen enrolled in the Orfalea College of Business.
Ryan S. Bristol Family Scholarship Endowment The Ryan S. Bristol Family Scholarship Endowment supports incoming freshman enrolled in the Orfalea College of Business.
Seiler & Company Accounting Scholarship The Seiler & Company Accounting Scholarship supports students with a concentration in Accounting.
Sheri Adele French Scholarship Endowment The Sheri Adele French Scholarship Endowment was established by David and Karen French in memory of their daughter who attended the Orfalea College of Business as a freshmen until her untimely death in February 2006.  The scholarship supports incoming freshman enrolled in the Orfalea College of Business. 
Shiffman Family Scholarship Endowment  The Shiffman Family Scholarship Endowment supports an in-coming freshman in the Orfalea College of Business.  The scholarship is renewable as long as the student maintains an eligible GPA.
Stephen C. Mansfield Accounting Scholarship Endowment The Stephen C. Mansfield Accounting Scholarship Endowment supports students majoring in Business Administration with an accounting concentration with preference given to first-generation college students or students who are involved in extracurricular activities.
Steve and Renee Nash Scholarship Endowment The Steve and Renee Nash Scholarship Endowment supports incoming Freshman students that have academic potential and may need financial assistance. Student recipients may receive this scholarship for four years of business study with a concentration in the Orfalea College of Business contingent upon maintaining an eligible GPA.
Steven G. Fishman Memorial Scholarship Endowment The Steven G. Fishman Memorial Scholarship Endowment supports first-time Freshman within the Orfalea College of Business who are California residents. Preference is for merit (academic performance) or financial need and for graduates of a Cal Poly Partner high school in Los Angeles County.
Theresa Marquez Scholarship Endowment The Theresa Marquez Scholarship Endowment supports first-time freshmen enrolled in the Orfalea College of Business and graduated from a Cal Poly Partner High School with a preference to students from Imperial, Riverside, or San Diego Counties.
Tom and Sharon Smith Family Endowment The Tom and Sharon Smith Family Endowment provides support to incoming freshman students that have academic potential and may need financial assistance. The recipients may receive this scholarship for four years of business study with a concentration in the Orfalea College of Business contingent upon maintaining an eligible GPA.
Tracy and Nicola Edwards Family Scholarship Endowment The Tracy and Nicola Edwards Family Scholarship Endowment supports an incoming freshman in the Orfalea College of Business.  The scholarship is renewable for up to another 3 years assuming the recipient continues to meet the scholarship criteria
Vic Wolcott Scholarship Endowment The Vic Wolcott Scholarship Endowment supports incoming freshmen enrolled in the Orfalea College of Business with a preference to students who have a concentration in Finance.
William L. Chillingworth Scholarship Endowment The William L. Chillingworth Scholarship Endowment supports incoming freshmen enrolled in the Orfalea College of Business.
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