* Dollar amounts are based on the previous year's distributions and are subject to change.

Graduating Senior Awards:  All recipients selected by the Department Awards Committee in consultation with the Department Head, except as noted.

  • Finance Student of the Year: Awarded based on academic merit.  (plaque only, no $)
  • Financial Planning Service Award: One or two awards for students in the CFP option. Award based on evidence of service and leadership combined with academic achievement. Amount - $500 if two, $1,000 if one
  • Howard and Associates Senior Award: One award to recognize a student in the CFP option who has excelled in the CFP program. Selected by outside review board.  Amount – $750
  • Rembert, Pendleton & Jackson Outstanding Senior Award: One or two awards to recognize a student who has excelled in the CFP option. Selected by outside review board. Amount – $1,000

 

Scholarships for Returning Juniors/Seniors: all recipients must be FIN majors (either primary or secondary). Recipients may be in any option. All recipients selected by the Department Awards Committee in consultation with the Department Head.

  • Accenture Scholarship: one scholarship based on academic merit Amount: $1,175
  • Dennis and Susan Duncan Banking and Real Estate Finance Scholarship: One or two scholarships based on academic achievement with preference given to students with an interest in banking and real estate and a preference for students from Giles and Culpepper Counties. Amount: $775/each if two, $1,550 if one
  • Korte Family Scholarship: One or two scholarships based on academic achievement and awarded to Virginia residents. Amount: $775 each if two, $1,550 if one
  • Jacob Lutz III Scholarship: One or two scholarships based on academic achievement and awarded to Virginia residents with GPAs of 3.0 or higher.  Amount: $1,220 each if two, $2,440 if one
  • Outstanding Rising Senior Scholarship: Two scholarships for rising seniors based on academic achievement and evidence of leadership.  Amount: $1,000 each
  • Outstanding Rising Junior Scholarship: One scholarship for a rising junior based on academic achievement and evidence of leadership.  Amount: $1,000
  • Curtis A. and June Haworth Thompson Scholarship: One scholarship based on academic achievement.  Amount: $1,250
  • Wells Fargo Leadership Development Scholarship: One or two scholarships based on academic achievement and leadership potential with a preference for previous recipients who continue to qualify.  Amount: $1,375 if two, 2,750 if one. Application required.
  • Rebeka Ruth Becks Scholarship: One scholarship. Application required which includes essay about the role of financial planning in helping families with children to accomplish goals over the life cycle.  Recipients must be in the CFP option in Finance.  Amount: $1,000 each. 
  • FPA of Central Virginia Scholarship:  One scholarship with a primary preference given to students demonstrating extracurricular leadership and community service and secondary preference to academic achievement. Applicants must be a member of the Financial Planning Association. Recipients must be in the CFP option. Application required. Amount: $1,000 each. 
  • Financial Planning Alumni Scholarship: Application required. One scholarship will be awarded on the basis of each applicant’s story about the significant improvement in academic, professional, and/or personal commitment and achievement since enrolling in the Financial Planning Program.  Recipients must be in the CFP option.  Amount: $1,000 each. 
  • McCarthy, Mannen, Daniel, Meth, and Williamson Ameriprise Financial Advisors Scholarship: One scholarship with a preference for students with financial need and demonstrated academic achievement.   Recipients must be in the CFP option. Amount: $1,275 each
  • Judith A. Orell Scholarship: One scholarship. Application required and includes essay about the applicant’s personal experience with end of life issues and and/or interest, as a financial planner in helping clients understand and prepare for end-of-life care decisions and costs.  Recipients must be in the CFP option. Amount: $1,250 each. 
  • Verus Financial Partners Scholarship: One scholarship awarded to a rising senior. Preference will be given to a student pursuing a double-major with accounting although this is not a requirement to apply. Recipients mustbe in the CFP option. Application required.
    Amount: $1,000 if one, and $500 if two.