Every year, the Miller College of Business awards about $125,000 in scholarships to business students. These include both need- and merit-based scholarships. Some are open to all students, some to students studying in specific areas, including business administration.

In keeping with the college’s desire to make process as simple as possible, you may use our application for all graduate scholarships. You must first apply for admission to the MBA program. To receive the scholarship, you will need to enroll in at least six credit hours, maintain a grade point average of at least 3.0, and agree to attend the Miller College of Business Awards Banquet.

The yearly application deadline is February 15.

MBA students may qualify for any of these scholarships

  • The A.E. Boyce Business Management Scholarship
    Established by David Galliher, president, and the A.E. Boyce Co. Inc., this scholarship is awarded to a graduate student pursuing a career in the field of business administration, especially business management. Preference will be given to applicants interested in school business management in particular.

  • Erdogan Kumcu Memorial Fund for International Development
    This award provides financial support to the academic exchange program that has been in place between Istanbul University and Ball State. The fund will be used for professional development for junior business faculty members of Istanbul University visiting Ball State or for students of Istanbul University who are or will be studying in the master's programs at Ball State University's Miller College of Business. 

    The fund may be used to cover educational, living, and traveling expenses of the recipient(s). The dean of the Miller College of Business is responsible for overall coordination, development, and smooth functioning of the exchange program and selects the recipient(s) of the fund from the nominees provided by the dean of the faculty of business administration at Istanbul University, who decides in consultation with the dean of the Miller College of Business whether the nominees should be junior faculty or students in any given academic year. Academic potential and performance are the sole selection criteria for the nominees whether they are junior faculty or students.

  • Ernestine Scott Memorial Scholarship
    The Ernestine Scott Memorial Scholarship was established by friends of the late Muncie insurance executive and civic leader. The recipient must be a graduate student enrolled in the Miller College of Business master’s degree program and must display those personal attributes of character and leadership epitomized by the late Ernestine R. Scott.

  • George R. Terry Ball State University Scholarship
    Through his contributions to management education, the late Dr. George R. Terry was internationally recognized as an author, consultant, and lecturer. Established through a bequest from Dr. Terry’s estate, the George R. Terry Business Scholarships are awarded to students pursuing a graduate degree in the Miller College of Business.

  • George R. Terry International Scholarship
    Through a bequest from his estate, the George R. Terry International Scholarship rotates among four universities in the United States. The purpose of this scholarship is to benefit a qualified student (or students) who graduate from a university in Mexico, Central America, or South America, and wish to pursue a graduate degree in business from a university in the United States.

  • Ontario Corporation Business Management Scholarship
    Established by Ontario Corporation and its president, Van Smith, the Ontario Corporation Business Management Scholarship is awarded annually to a graduate student in the Master of Business Administration degree program. The recipient must be pursuing a career in the field of business management and administration.

  • Taftali Memorial Scholarship
    The Taftali memorial Scholarship was established and funded in 1998 by Mr. A. Umit Taftali to memorialize his mother, Aysel Taftali. The purpose of the scholarship is to provide financial support for a student of Turkish origin in the Miller College of Business.