Business Scholarship Challenge

Mercer University is looking for students who have the potential to become the next generation of business leaders. Students interested in pursuing a major in Mercer’s Stetson School of Business and Economics are invited to come to campus on January 27, 2018, for the Business Scholarship Challenge. Learn more about Mercer’s business programs, participate in innovation labs through the Mercer Innovation Center, interview with business faculty, and compete for a four-year business scholarship to Mercer, ranging up to full tuition.

Students are not required to complete an application for admission in order to be eligible for the competition. If you are ready to apply to Mercer, apply now.

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*This event is held in conjunction with our Saturday Preview. Students should register for either the Saturday Preview or the Business Scholarship Challenge, not both.

Sample Schedule

8:00 a.m. Check In
9:00 a.m. Welcome
9:30 a.m. Welcome from the Dean
10:00 a.m. Panel with Alumni, Faculty, and Students
11:00 a.m. Innovation Lab
12:00 p.m. Lunch
12:00 - 3:00 p.m. Interview with Faculty
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Campus Tours
Residence Hall Tours
1:00 p.m. Session One
1:45 p.m. Session Two
3:00 p.m. Closing Reception
 

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I bring guests?
Absolutely. Each student may bring up to two guests, such as a parent or guardian.
What should I wear?
You will be interviewing with current faculty and business professionals, so business attire is appropriate for this event.
Should I bring anything with me?
Plan to bring any personal items that you normally carry throughout the day. We will provide you with materials that you can use to take notes.
How should I prepare?
In addition to getting a good night’s sleep and eating a healthy breakfast, we encourage you to be yourself. Be prepared to discuss your passions, achievements, and future goals.
When will I find out my interview time?
We will provide your interview time in your registration packet when you check in for the event.
Do I have to be present to participate?
Yes – students must be present on campus the day of the interview in order to participate.
When will I receive my scholarship results?
You can expect to receive results within 3-4 weeks after the event. You will receive official notification via a mailed letter.
What kind of scholarships are awarded?
Students have the opportunity to earn a merit scholarship award, ranging up to full tuition. There are a limited number of full tuition scholarships.
Does this scholarship stack on top of the one I’ve already received from Mercer?
This scholarship will replace any merit scholarship offer you may have already received from Mercer.
Will I get to meet faculty?
Yes! Throughout the day and during your interview, you will have the opportunity to speak with current business faculty and local business professionals.
Will there be lunch?
Yes! We will provide a complimentary lunch for you and your guests.
Where should I park?
Parking will vary for each event, so check your email leading up to the event for detailed parking information. Also, when you arrive on campus, our student staff will be in orange polos and will direct you to your parking destination. For directions to campus, please see our website.
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