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College of Business Administration

Scholarships

College of Business Administration scholarships are offered to continuing students as funds are available. Application deadlines will be announced spring semester each year. The following scholarships have been awarded to business students in the past.

Ackerman Breakfield Excellence in Accounting Award - In 1985, Mr. Robert H. Breakfield, J.D., a Business Law and Tax Professor in the Winthrop University College of Business Administration and Mr. Bernard N. Ackerman, C.P.A, P.A, a Rock Hill area accountant and certified financial planner, established this award to be given to the rising senior
accounting major with the highest G.P.A.  The award is given in honor of Harold and Helen Lindewood and in honor of George and Sarah Ackerman.

Bryan Pattison Endowed Scholarship - This scholarship was established in 2003 by family, Lending Tree, Inc., friends, and co-workers in memory of Bryan Pattison, Winthrop class of 1994, for the purpose of providing scholarships for
students majoring in Computer Science at Winthrop University.  This scholarship is renewable to the top-performing
Business Administration students upon the completion of Computer Science 207 and 208.

Founders Federal Credit Union Endowed Scholarship - This fund was established by Founders Federal Credit Union for the purpose of providing renewable scholarships for students majoring in Business Administration.

J. Barnwell and Mary Blair Allison Scholarship - This fund was established in memory of J. Barnwell and Mary Blair Allison.  Its purpose is to provide scholarships exclusively for students in the College of Business Administration.

Joycelyn Kirby Smith Scholarship - Established by William L. Smith in memory of Joycelyn Kirby Smith, Winthrop class of 1947, this fund provides recognition and enrichment opportunities to students in the College of Business. The fund
provides a cash and plaque award, The Joycelyn Kirby Smith Investment Award, for the College of Business
Administration student whose portfolio performs best, according to guidelines established by the instructor in an
investment course. Additionally, the fund is used to underwrite speakers and related events or investment related
periodicals.

Kenneth W. Carroll Memorial Fund - This fund supports the College of Business Administration and was established to honor the late Kenneth Carroll ’93, who majored in Business Administration/Management and minored in Health Care Management.

Mary Ann Henry McCarty Endowed Scholarship - This fund was established by the H.F. McCarty, Jr. Family
Foundation in honor of Mary Ann Henry McCarty, Class of 1943, for the purpose of providing renewable scholarships for students majoring in Business Administration.

Paul G. Gross Scholarship - This fund was established by the Paul G. Gross Trust for the purpose of providing merit-based scholarships for students who are or intend to become business majors in the College of Business Administration.

Robyn T. Bixenman Endowed Scholarship - This scholarship was established in memory of Robyn T. Bixenman, R.N. by William R. Bixenman, M.D. and Robert H. Breakfield. The purpose is to provide an academic scholarship to a junior in the College of Business Administration who is pursuing a concentration in Health Care Management.

Rock Hill Telephone Company Scholarship - Established in 1985 by the Rock Hill Telephone Company, this fund provides both discretionary and scholarship support to the College of Business Administration with a focus on projects related to telecommunications.

William H. Grier Chair of Management - This fund was established in memory of William J. Grier, Sr. to supplement the salary of the Winthrop University faculty member holding the William H. Grier Professorship in the College of  Business Administration.

Janet and Wayne Smalley Endowed Scholarship - This scholarship was established by Wayne Smalley and Janet Rice Smalley, Class of 1972, for the purpose of providing renewable scholarships for undergraduate students who are majoring in Business Administration or Education.

Brianne Roundtree and Wanda Manning International Field Experience Fund - This fund was established by Brianne Roundtree, ’06,  and Wanda Manning, ’06,  to provide funds for an eligible student, who has maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.25 in the College of Business Administration, to enable him or her to participate in an international field experience associated with BADM 400/BADM 600 International Field Experience