30 USC Upstate Foundation Scholarships
2019-2020 USC Upstate Catalog
GEORGE DEAN JOHNSON, JR. COLLEGE OF BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
ARTHUR T. MEILINGER ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time business major, working at least 25 hours a week, a rising senior with over 90 credit
hours, USC Upstate minimum 3.0 GPA, and a resident of South Carolina. This scholarship awards $750 per year.
CLARY/DRUCKER ACCOUNTING SCHOLARSHIP established in honor of Diana Clary and Meyer Drucker, retired faculty members, for having made a positive
impact in the USC Upstate accounting program and the Upstate community. The award is intended to assist a current student who is an accounting major, a rising
senior, has a USC Upstate cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, and is a South Carolina resident. This scholarship awards $600 per year.
CLINTON RICHARD SMITH, SR. SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time Johnson College of Business student who has financial need. Preference is given to a
married student whose parents are engaged in a local small business or industry. This scholarship awards $2,000 per year.
CRAIG PRESSLEY GIEGERICH ’02 MEMORIAL ACCOUNTING SCHOLARSHIP provides financial assistance to a full-time student who wants to pursue a career
in the accounting field. Recipient must be a business major with emphasis in accounting, have completed 90 credit hours with a cumulative 3.2 GPA, expressed
financial need, and be a S.C. resident.
DONALD W. YATES SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a part-time or full-time business major, with an emphasis on marketing. The student must also have financial
need (as defined by the U.S. Department of Education) and be a non-traditional student, rising senior with more than 90 hours of credit and a cumulative 3.0 GPA
or higher. This scholarship awards $1,000 per year.
JERRY BENNETT SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a transfer student from the state’s technical college system, with preference given to students from Spartanburg
Community College and Greenville Technical College, to help pursue a major in accounting at USC Upstate. Recipient must be a full-time student, business major
with financial need as defined by the Department of Education (must complete FAFSA).
JOHN S. POOLE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP will provide financial assistance to a full-time student. The scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student who
closely meets the criteria of: earned 60 or more hours with a Junior status, cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, declared Business Major, history or civic involvement,
student athletes are given first consideration. Amount of the award will be based on available funds as determined by the USC Upstate Foundation or its designee.
MARCUS WALL SCHOLARSHIP will be awarded to a full-time student who has earned 60+ credit hours, declared a Johnson College of Business major, and has
a minimum GPA of 2.75. This is a need based scholarship for a South Carolina resident who is not receiving any other state or institutional scholarships.
RICK O’BRIEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time junior or senior business administration major with a concentration in accounting. The
recipient must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA and be employed a minimum of 10 hours per week. Preference is given to a student involved in community volunteer
work. This scholarship awards $400 per year.
SERGEANT JAMES NOLEN MEMORIAL ACCOUNTING SCHOLARSHIP was established by Rachel Anne Nolen ’08 in memory of her late husband, James who was
a member of the 82nd Airborne Division stationed at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. He died in serving our country on November 22, 2009. The scholarship will award
$1,000 annually to a full time student who has earned a minimum of 60 hours, has a minimum 3.0 GPA and is an accounting major.
TD BANK SCHOLARSHIP is given to a Johnson College of Business student who meets the following criteria: full-time student; earned a minimum of 60 hours
and has a 3.0 GPA; completed FAFSA form; and active in the Upstate community. This scholarship awards $1,000 per year.
TED EILENBERG SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a student enrolled in a degree program in the Johnson College of Business and Economics. The recipient must be
a junior or senior, have financial need, and a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.
WELLS FARGO BANK SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a senior business major from South Carolina. In the event of a tie, the selection shall be based on demonstrated
need, leadership and community service. This scholarship awards $1,000 per year.
WESLEY K. WILBER SCHOLARSHIP is an endowment created to assist male, non-traditional students majoring in business, with financial need, and not eligible
for state merit based scholarships. The student must complete the FAFSA, and can be enrolled full or part-time.