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SCHOLARSHIPS

Mu Kappa Tau encourages and recognizes outstanding academic excellence in the field of Marketing.  There are three academic scholarships available to undergraduate Mu Kappa Tau members each ranging in amount from $500-$1500.  To apply for all of these scholarships, please follow the link below and fill out one general scholarship application on “Smarter Select”

General Scholarship Requirements

•  All Candidates must be members of Mu Kappa Tau.

•  All Candidates must have been enrolled as a college undergraduate during the 2018-2019 academic year (this includes those who graduated in December).

Application Procedures

The candidate must fill out an online application, available at MKT Scholarships Undergrad Application

The candidate must prepare an essay stating why they feel they are worthy of receiving an MKT scholarship.  This essay must explain his/her qualifications, including the following data:

•  School-related activities and accomplishments
•  Community related activities and accomplishments
•  Work history and accomplishments
•  Education/career goals
•  Sources of education financing
•  Other pertinent data

•  Essay must be at least 2 pages in length with a maximum of 4 pages
•  12 point Times New Roman font
•  1” margins all around
•  Double spaced
•  Document must be uploaded in .pdf format when completing application

The candidate is required to submit one letter of recommendation/support.  The letter is restricted to one page in length and in .pdf format.  The letter must be uploaded when completing application.

The candidate must submit copies of transcripts from all educational institutions attended to date.  The transcripts must be uploaded in .pdf format when completing the application.  Certified transcripts are not required.

Currently, UPS sponsors a $500-$750 scholarship that is specifically for MKT members who are pursuing their master’s degree or PhD!

Graduate/PhD Student Scholarship Requirements

•  All candidates must be members of Mu Kappa Tau.

•  All candidates must currently be graduate or PhD students.

•  *Candidates enrolled in graduate school for the upcoming term are also eligible to apply.

Instructions

1.  Candidates should fill out an online application, available at  MKT Graduate/PhD Student Scholarship Application

2.  Candidates should upload a cover letter in .pdf format highlighting research, teaching, and service activities.

3.  Candidates should upload a Curriculum Vitae (CV) in .pdf format detailing their academic and research experiences.

Submissions should follow these guidelines:

•  12 point Times New Roman font
•  1” margins all around
•  Documents must be uploaded in .pdf format when completing application

***In addition, there is a $1000 scholarship available to Mu Kappa Tau members who are also members of Pi Sigma Epsilon.  The application requirements for this scholarship are different than the ones listed above, so please follow this link for instructions:  MKT/PSE Member Scholarship Application

Evaluations of Applications

The Mu Kappa Tau Scholarship Committee performs the scholarship application evaluations.  These are merit-based scholarships and are awarded based on student’s academic abilities, school and community service accomplishments, and other activities.  If more than one student is deemed worthy of one of the scholarships, a need-based evaluation will be done.

If you have any questions, please contact Zach Wozniak, MKT Manager, at 414-328-1952 or mukappatau@pse.org

Scholarship Recipient History

2019

Mu Kappa Tau – $1,500

Jewalle Wright, East Carolina University

GM Naidu – $500

Siobhan Andress, Loyola University Maryland

PSE/MKT – $1,000

Jenelle Anareta, Penn State Harrisburg

UPS Undergrad – $750

Jessica Rossignol, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

2018

Mu Kappa Tau – $1,500

Clayton Trout, Penn State Harrisburg

GM Naidu – $500

Sydney Minor, University of North Texas

PSE/MKT – $1,000

Allison Harrison, Central Michigan University

UPS Graduate – $750

Kelly Naletelich, University of North Texas

UPS Undergrad – $750

Manasi Sathe, Penn State Harrisburg

2017

Mu Kappa Tau – $1,500

Steven Bartoszewicz, Loyola University Maryland

GM Naidu – $500

Marissa Wehrer, Louisiana State University

PSE/MKT – $1,000

Allison Harrison, Central Michigan University

UPS Graduate – $750

Kelly Naletelich, University of North Texas

UPS Undergrad – $750

Diana Kenney, Ohio University

2016

Mu Kappa Tau – $1,500

Cole Decker, Ohio University

GM Naidu – $500

Matthew Adler, Louisiana State University

PSE/MKT – $1,500

Samantha Rutowski, Rider University

UPS Graduate – $750

Charlene Dadzie, University of North Texas

UPS Undergrad – $750

Morgan Kubic, Ohio University

MKT – $200

Briann Downes, Rider University

2015

Mu Kappa Tau – $1,500

Katie Krueger, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

GM Naidu – $500

Cole Decker, Ohio University

2014

Mu Kappa Tau – $1,500

Rachel Lam, James Madison University

GM Naidu – $500

James Choong, Ohio University

PSE/MKT – $1,500

Shauna Happel, University of Northern Iowa

MKT – $500

Brittany Somerville, Ohio University

2013

MKT – $1,500

Kasey Mead, University of North Carolina at Wilmington

GM Naidu – $500

Jessica Duckson, Ohio University

2012

MKT – $1,500

Gina Tran, University of North Texas

GM Naidu – $500

Cris Houlihan, University of Northern Iowa

PSE/MKT – $1,500

Jamie Harthoorn, University of Northern Iowa

2011

MKT – $1,500

Suzanne Peckham, University of Tennessee at Martin

GM Naidu – $500

Ashley Barnett, University of North Carolina at Wilmington

PSE/MKT – $1,500

Kathryn Tietz, University of Northern Iowa

2010

MKT – $1,500

Megan Horn, University of Northern Iowa

GM Naidu – $500

Haley Sorrells, Middle Tennessee State University

PSE/MKT – $1,500

Ben Rogers, University of North Carolina at Wilmington

2009

MKT – $1,500

Krista Perrotti, East Carolina University

GM Naidu – $500

Cassie Walkup, University of North Carolina at Wilmington

PSE/MKT – $1,500

Amanda Cicero, University of North Carolina at Wilmington

2008

MKT – $1,500

Meghan Klein, Loyola University Maryland

GM Naidu – $500

Michelle Parker, University of North Texas

  • As a MKT member, I have increased my opportunities in the marketing field by obtaining access to more information, but more importantly by opening the doors to new connections. I have seen firsthand how Mu Kappa Tau supports its students by placing them in positions to meet marketing professors and professionals that guide them on their path to a brilliant career.”

    Kasey Mead, UNCW
  • MKT has allowed me to interact with students that have the same interests as me. This organization has provided me with networking opportunities, scholarships, and experience that will benefit me in my future career.

    Jessica Duckson, Ohio University
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