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Bill Yersin – Class of 1963

Yersin Business Scholarship for Incoming Freshmen

Application Deadlines: November 5, 2021 & February 4, 2022

The Yersin Business Scholar Award application process is broken into two rounds with separate deadlines. This application process provides students the opportunity to apply at any point in their Carroll University admission process. Candidates are able to apply for only one round. Please note the specific deadlines for each round.

The Yersin Scholar Awards are prestigious awards, providing scholarship funds to qualified students. Selection for these awards is based on demonstrated academic promise in the field of business. The scholarship fund is endowed by William (Bill) Yersin ’63, an active alumnus and retired US Air Force Lt. Colonel.

Amount of Scholarship

Yersin Business Scholar Awards

The recipients of the Yersin Business Scholar Awards will receive a scholarship benefit each year for four years. The amount of this scholarship will range from $1,000 - $5,000 each year, based on the applicant’s qualifications. The recipient will be eligible for additional Carroll scholarships or grants.

Conditions of Eligibility

Conditions of Competition for First-Year Applicants

Round One: Application opens September 1, 2021
  • Round One application materials must be received on or before Friday, November 5, 2021.
  • The applicant must possess an outstanding academic record and show strong potential for the same high achievement at the college level. Extracurricular activities and leadership experiences will also be considered.
  • Scholarship finalists will be selected by the scholarship committee for a mandatory on-campus interview. Finalists must be in attendance on Friday, December 3, 2021 to be eligible for the scholarship.
  • Recipients will be selected by the Scholarship Selection Committee after careful review of the credentials of all candidates.
Round Two: Application opens November 12, 2021
  • Round Two application materials must be received on or before Friday, February 4, 2022. No applicants from round one are eligible.
  • The applicant must possess an outstanding academic record and show strong potential for the same high achievement at the college level. Extracurricular activities and leadership experiences will also be considered.
  • Scholarship finalists will be selected by the scholarship committee for a mandatory on-campus interview. Finalists must be in attendance on Friday, March 4, 2022 to be eligible for the scholarship.
  • Recipients will be selected by the Scholarship Selection Committee after careful review of the credentials of all candidates.

Scholarship Opportunities and Benefits

As a recipient of this award, you will have the following opportunities available to you:

  • Internships at top companies in the Waukesha and Milwaukee areas.
  • Participation in Enactus, an award-winning, business-focused student organization, among other campus activities and organizations.
  • Opportunity to complete your undergraduate degree and a Master of Business Administration in five years.
  • Access to well respected and knowledgeable faculty.
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Please contact the Office of Admission at 1.800.CARROLL or 262.524.7220 with questions regarding the scholarship.

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