Scholarship Overview

The Purpose of this Gift is to establish The Busey Family Scholarship for the College of Business.

To find out more, or to apply, visit the CoB Scholarships page, or call 540-568-3035.

Need Based

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Requirements

  • To be eligible for this scholarship, a student must be an incoming freshman who demonstrates an intention to pursue a major in the College of Business.
  • Once a student is named a Busey Scholar, this scholarship may be renewed for up to three consecutive years if the recipient remains a student within the College of Business and maintains a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.  If either stipulation is not met, a new recipient will be selected.
  • Selection of recipients will be made in a manner determined at the discretion of the Dean for the College of Business, based on the following criteria. 
  • Recipients must:  
    • Be in-state students
    • Have a cumulative unweighted high school GPA of 3.0 or higher
    • Demonstrate financial need as determined by the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships     
    • Enroll in general Business Administration courses leading to admission to the College of Business.    
  • Beyond the above criteria, the appointment of Busey Scholars shall follow the University's guidelines for the awarding of scholarships.    
  • To be considered for the Busey Family Scholarship, an applicant must satisfy the specified conditions listed above. 

Special application requirements

This scholarship specifies a “need component”. To be eligible you MUST HAVE A CURRENT FAFSA on-file with the James Madison University Office of Financial Aid.

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