The College of Business and Management has adopted its strategies to define and drive the future direction of the college. Academic excellence and student achievement continue to be its highest priority as well as the core of the university’s mission. Every change and new initiative should ensure that ESU students continue to receive a progressive education and a passion for lifelong learning.



Departments in the College of Business Management include:



Business Management

Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management

Recreation and Leisure Services Management

Sport Management

Leadership Studies and Military Science




Business Management



Giant Floor & Wall Covering Company Annual Scholarship

Established by Giant Floor and Wallcovering Company, recipients must be majoring in Business Management.  Recipients must be specializing in business and have taken or currently are taking a class on entrepreneurship.  Recipients must be juniors or seniors who are Monroe County, Pa. residents.   A minimum QPA of 2.5 is required.  Selected by the ESU Business Management Scholarship Committee.




NE Chapter of PA Society of Public Accountants Annual Scholarship


Established by the Northeast Chapter of Pennsylvania Society of Public Accountants, recipients must majoring in Accounting.  Students must be full-time in their senior year and have a permanent address in Lackawanna, Susquehanna, Pike, Wayne, or Monroe counties.  Financial need as determined by FAFSA is required.  Selected by the ESU Business Management Scholarship Committee.







Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management - Click here for online application



Camelback Ski Corp. Endowed Scholarship - Available for 2014-2015

Established by the Camelback Ski Corporation, recipients must be majoring in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management.  May be either full-time or part-time undergraduate students with a minimum overall QPA of 3.0.  Selected by the ESU Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management Scholarship Committee.  



Distinguished Order of Zerocrats Annual Scholarship - Available for 2013-2014

Established by the Distinguished Order of Zerocrats, recipients must be majoring in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management. Students must have completed at least 60 credits and demonstrate academic achievement with a minimum overall QPA of 2.8 and a 3.0 QPA in their major. Financial need as determined by FAFSA is required. Selected by the ESU Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management Scholarship Committee.



Enterprise Rent-A-Car Annual Scholarship

Established by Enterprise Rent-A-Car, recipients must be majoring in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management. Recipients must have completed at least 60 credits and be full time students with a minimum QPA of 2.0. Financial need as determined by FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is required. Selected by the ESU Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management Scholarship Committee.



James T. Kassel, Jr. '86  Memorial Endowed Scholarship - Available for 2014-2015

Established in memory of James T. Kassel, Jr. ’86, recipients must have formally declared their major field of study in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management.  Students must have completed at least 60 credits with a minimum overall QPA of 3.0 and QPA of 3.25 in their major.  Selected by the ESU Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management Scholarship Committee.



Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau Annual Scholarship for HRTM - Available for 2014-2015

Established by the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau, recipients must be majoring in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management.  Students must be enrolled full-time during the fall semester of the award year and have completed at least 60 credits at ESU with a minimum overall QPA of 2.8 and 3.0 QPA in their major.  Selected by the ESU Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management Scholarship Committee.




Colin Brett Orodenker Memorial Endowed Scholarship
 -  Available for 2014-2015

Established by Hedy, Jerry and Jamie Orodenker, in memory of Colin Brett Orodenker, recipients must be majors in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management.  Students must have completed a minimum of 30 credits, have a documented learning disability and a minimum overall QPA of 2.0.  Selected by the ESU Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management Scholarship Committee with assistance from the Disability Services Department.



Colin Brett Orodenker Memorial Annual Scholarship -  Available for 2014-2015

Established by Hedy, Jerry and Jamie Orodenker, in memory of Colin Brett Orodenker, recipients must be majors in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management. Students must have completed a minimum of 30 credits, have a documented learning disability and a minimum overall QPA of 2.0. Selected by the ESU Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management Scholarship Committee with assistance from the Disability Services Department.



Skytop Resort Endowed Scholarship

Established by Skytop Resort, recipients must be majoring in Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management.  Students must have completed at least 60 credits with a minimum overall QPA of 2.8 and 3.0 QPA in the major.  Selected by the ESU Scholarship Committee.



Edmund A. Strickland Endowed Book Award -  Available for 2014-2015

Established by Edmund A. Strickland, recipients must be majors in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management.  Students must be full-time undergraduates who have completed a minimum of 60 credits at ESU with at least a QPA of 2.8 overall and in their major.  Selected by the ESU Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management Scholarship Committee. 







Recreation and Leisure Services Management - (see recreation and leisure services management department for scholarship application)



Bushkill Group Annual Scholarship

Established by the Bushkill Group, recipients must be majoring in Recreation and Leisure Services Management with a concentration in Commercial Recreation.  May be either full-time or part-time students and must have a minimum overall QPA of 2.75.  Selected by the supervisor of the commercial recreation concentration in the ESU Recreation and Leisure Services Management Department.



Jack Jones Memorial Endowed Scholarship -  Available for 2014-2015

Established in memory of Dr. Jack Jones, a professor in the Department of Recreation and Leisure Services Management from 1978 to 1988.  Dr. Jones was instrumental in the establishment and early development of the Bachelor of Science degree program in Recreation at ESU and served as the department’s first chair.  Recipients must be majoring in Recreation who have completed at least 62 credits with a minimum QPA of 2.75 overall and in the major.  Selected by the ESU Recreation Scholarship Committee.




Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau Annual Scholarship for Recreation
- Available for 2014-2015


Established by the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau, recipients must be majoring in Recreation and Leisure Services Management.  Students must be enrolled full-time and have completed at least 62 credits at ESU with a minimum QPA of 3.0 overall and in their major.  Must have a minimum of nine credits in their major and demonstrate leadership qualities and involvement in commercial recreation/tourism industry activities.  Selected by the ESU Recreation and Leisure Services Management Scholarship Committee.




Sport Management - (see sport management department for scholarship application)



Dr. Frank Michael Pullo and Mrs. Nancy Auker Pullo Sport Management Annual Scholarship  Available for Summer 2014

Established by Dr. Frank Michael Pullo and Mrs. Nancy Auker Pullo, recipients must be majoring in Sport Management. Candidates must be enrolled in SMGT 486 Internship for the semester in which the scholarship is awarded. Recipients will be the male and female students with the highest combined QPA (major and overall) who have completed a minimum of 90 percent of their credits at ESU. Selected by the ESU Sport Management Scholarship Committee.







Leadership Studies and Military Science