The following are business-related scholarships to which Gabelli students commonly apply. Students are encouraged to contact Fordham’s university-wide Office of Student Financial Services for additional scholarship resources.
Internal Gabelli scholarships
The James J. and Mary Ann Dowdall Endowed Scholarship was established through the generosity of James J. Dowdall (GSB '57) and his wife, Mary Ann. It supports full-time Gabelli students who demonstrate both academic merit and financial need, and who commute from any of New York City's five boroughs. This scholarship has been awarded for 2012-2013.
The Richard J. Fay Memorial Endowed Scholarship was established to honor the late Richard J. Fay (GSB '65), who pursued his education while maintaining a full-time job on Wall Street and raising a family. He went on to become one of the original senior managing directors of Bear Stearns & Co. Mr. Fay’s family and friends generously created this scholarship to assist students who show similar determination. It supports non-traditional evening Gabelli School of Business students who are employed during the day and are supporting a family. Click here for the 2012-2013 application.
The Ghiloni Family Scholarship provides support scholarship support to a Gabelli student who has earned a minimum 3.0 GPA. This scholarship has been awarded for 2012-2013.
The Peter and Carol Howe Scholarship was established to provide support to a junior or senior majoring in Accounting, who is an active member of Beta Alpha Psi and who participates in community service. This scholarship has been awarded for 2012-2013.
The Stroz Family Scholarship was established to provide support to a junior or senior who is pursuing a degree in Accounting. Click here for the 2012-2013 application.
The Tognino Family Scholarship was established through the generosity of John N. Tognino. It supports a non-traditional evening Gabelli School of Business student who is employed during the day. Click here for the 2012-2013 application.
The Ralph Godfrey Trapani Memorial Endowed Scholarship was established through the bequest of Jeanne Trapani, the wife of alumnus Paul S. Trapani (GSB '41). It provides financial support to a full-time Gabelli transfer student who demonstrates academic merit as well as financial need. Click here for the 2012-2013 application.
The UNOVA Scholarship supports Gabelli students of outstanding academic merit and leadership potential. Joseph Carey (GSB '55) vice chairman and chief financial officer of UNOVA, previously called Western Atlas, spearheaded Fordham’s initial proposal for the fund and arranged subsequent gifts to the endowment. The scholarship supports full-time students who are majoring in any business discipline and who demonstrate both academic excellence and financial need. Juniors who receive this scholarship must reapply to receive it again as seniors. Click here for the 2012-2013 application.
The David Winton (GSB '94) Memorial Endowed Scholarship honors the memory of an alumnus who died in the 2001 World Trade Center tragedy. It provides support for full-time juniors in the Gabelli School of Business who have chosen a finance major or concentration, have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and have a demonstrated financial need. Click here for the 2012-2013 application.
External business education scholarships
Major- or concentration-specific
The AICPA/Accountemps Student Scholarships provide financial assistance to students majoring in accounting, finance or information systems. The awards are intended to encourage students to consider careers in accounting and business.
The Excellence in Accounting Scholarship of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants and its Foundation for Accounting Education honors deserving candidates who plan to enter the accounting profession.
The New York Society of Security Analysts gives undergraduate students the opportunity to learn more about finance and investing through its summer Scholarship, Education, Mentoring and Internship (SEMI) Program. The program is open to finance majors entering their junior or senior year.
The New York chapter of the American Woman’s Society of Certified Public Accountants awards an annual scholarship to a deserving junior or senior on the basis of academic achievement and financial need. The national branch of the society offers a scholarship for students aspiring to become CPAs; the recipient receives the complete Becker CPA Review Course.
The Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships are awarded to female undergraduate business majors who have demonstrated outstanding potential in the field.
The Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) provides awards to encourage outstanding minority students to choose accounting as a major and to enter the profession.
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund works with corporations to provide scholarship opportunities to undergraduate students of Hispanic heritage.