Undergraduate Scholarships

Incoming freshman who list Pre-Business as their major are eligible to apply for the Harry B. Brock Jr. Scholarship. In order to be considered for selection, students must have a composite ACT of 25 or higher and/or a combined SAT of 1150 or more as well as having a minimum of 3.0 high school GPA. Students who receive a scholarship from the Brock School of Business will receive that award for up to four years, provided that they remain a business major and remain in academic good standing.

*To apply for scholarships, you must have an online Samford account. If you've started your Samford/Common App admission application, you can apply for scholarships using the same login information. If you haven't started an admission application, please log in as a new user.


Students are eligible for a number of endowed scholarships once they have completed 1 full semester at Samford and attained a 3.0 overall GPA.These scholarships are awarded in the latter part of each Spring semester. Applications are sent to all undergraduate business students at the start of the Spring term.

For the 2013-2014 academic year, the Brock School of Business awarded more than $110,000 in scholarships. Below is a sample-list of scholarships given to our students.

Alton P. Bar Scholarship

In 1989, the children of Mr. and Mrs. Alton P. Barr created a scholarship fund in honor of their parents, both of whom attended Howard College (now Samford University). Mr. Barr also served as a trustee of Howard College. The awards committee selects recipients who have strong academic credentials and professional promise.

James C. Lee, Jr. Scholarship

Buffalo Rock established this scholarship to be awarded annually in honor of James C. Lee, Jr. The scholarship is awarded to currently enrolled students in the School of Business.

Cook's Pest Control Scholarship

This gift was given to the School of Business to assist four deserving students. These students will be chosen by the committee not only for their academic excellence but their contributions in the classroom and potential for success in the business world.

Hovater Family Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Rod and Paula Hovater who are both Samford graduates as well as their son, Russell. It is their desire to assist deserving students who are excelling in the classroom and hold great promise for the future.

Mary Ann Hocutt Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was funded by the School of Business faculty and staff and friends and family of Dr. Mary Ann Hocutt as a memorial of her service to Samford University. Dr. Hocutt was a popular teacher and respected colleague in the marketing faculty of the School of Business until her death in 2004.