Ann E. & David A. Thompson Family Scholarship

For business students with high financial need, minimum 3.5 high school GPA, Portland are resident (counties of Multnomah, Washington, or Clackamas), incoming freshmen with a declared intention to study in the College of Business, enrolled full time, demonstrated leadership ability, work ethic, drive to succeed and overcome challenges. Renewable as long as the recipient maintains a 3.0 College of Business GPA and is a rising junior.

Student must be in good standing with College of Business (COB) and compliant with all current COB academic standards to have a scholarship awarded and disbursed. The number of scholarship awardees and the amount of the awards may vary each year.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Thompson-Leadership,knowledge in field/creativiity, Dealing with Adversity,Handling Systemic Challenges, work ethic
    • Articulate the goals you have established for yourself and your efforts to accomplish these. Give at least one specific example that demonstrates your work ethic/diligence.
    • Describe any special interests and how you have developed knowledge in these areas. Give examples of your creativity- the ability to see alternatives; take diverse perspectives; come up with many, varied, or original ideas; or willingness to try new things.
    • Describe examples of your leadership experience in which you significantly influenced others, helped resolve disputes, or contributed to group efforts over time. Consider responsibilities to initiatives taken in or out of school
    • Describe the most significant challenge you have faced and the steps you have taken to address this challenge. Include whether you turned to anyone in facing the challenge, the role the person played, and what you learned about yourself
    • Describe your experiences facing or witnessing discrimination. Tell us how you responded and what you learned from these experiences and how they have prepared you to contribute to the OSU community.