The department of management and entrepreneurship offers a variety of scholarships and awards for its students, including the following:
The Thomas J. Rueve Excellence in Management Award [in memory of Thomas J. Rueve whose son, Michael, is employed by Fifth Third Bank] is presented to a junior for outstanding cumulative average and demonstrated interest in organizational management.
The Robert C. Klekamp Excellence in Management Award [in memory of Thomas J. Rueve whose son, Michael, is employed by Fifth Third Bank] is presented to a senior for outstanding cumulative average and demonstrated interest in organizational management.
The Robert G. Kluener Scholarship [sponsored by Mr. Ronald P. Zapletal of Aluchem Inc] is presented to a junior or senior majoring in entrepreneurship with a strong academic record and demonstrated entrepreneurial potential.
The E.F. Castleberry Prize [sponsored by E.F. "Hap" Castleberry] is presented for the best business plan written by a Xavier University undergraduate. There is also an E.F. Castleberry MBA Prize, which is presented for the best business plan written by a Xavier graduate student.
The Hamilton Fixture Entrepreneurship Award [sponsored by John & Janet Schlegel] is presented to the owner of the largest and most successful business operated by an undergraduate student at Xavier University.
The Andrew C. Eustis Persistence Award is presented to a student who has demonstrated extraordinary effort and persistence in obtaining a Xavier University business education.
Dolly Eustis Supporter of Entrepreneurship Award is presented to an individual who has made the most significant personal contribution in assisting the Xavier Entrepreneurial Center to fulfill its mission.
Xavier Entrepreneurial Center "FIRE IN THE BELLY" Award is presented to the undergraduate student who best exemplifies the spirit of entrepreneurship.
Southwest Ohio Project Management Institute Scholar Award [sponsored by PMI Southwest Ohio Chapter] is presented to the undergraduate student team for excellence in project planning for the United Way. This is also awarded at the graduate level.