Eight FCBE Students Awarded Presidential Tuition Service Scholarships
For release: September 13, 2013
Eight Fogelman College graduate students were recently awarded the prestigious, and
highly competitive, Presidential Tuition Service Scholarships. This scholarship is
designed to cover the costs of tuition and fees for three or six hours of coursework
per semester. In return, the students commit to a service component of 75 hours for
six hours of tuition, or 37.5 hours for 3 hours of tuition.
The awardees consisted of three International MBA students, two Professional MBA students
and three MS Accounting students. They are: Tamika Benton (MS-ACCT), Christine Chumney
(PMBA), Jessica Futch (MS-ACCT), Mikell Hazlehurst (IMBA), Melissa Hinote (PMBA),
Nicholas Jordan (IMBA), Marcus Lomax (MS-ACCT) and Shi Wang (IMBA).
Dean Grover met with the business students and emphasized the important role that
service plays in the overall development of students. He also congratulated them
on the wonderful opportunity to give back the institution that they are receiving
their education from. Services can include activities such as tutoring and assisting
the staff in the Educational Support Program, assisting administrative units, and
assisting faculty and student researchers.
Dr. Balaji Krishnan, Director of MBA Programs,
(far left) and Dr. Rajiv Grover, Dean, (far right)
Presenting Scholarships to Award Recipients (not all present)