Shannon Hayes Receives ScholarshipFebruary 6, 2017
The Harold and Muriel Berkman Charitable Foundation awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Shannon Hayes. Shannon is a senior Business Administration (Marketing Concentration) major from St. Louis. Receiving approximately 800 applications, the Foundation awarded 50 scholarships nationwide for the 2016-2017 academic year. The Harold and Muriel Berkman Charitable Foundation awards scholarships in two categories. The first category awards U. S. Veterans with a special emphasis on candidates holding a Combat Infantryman Badge, those receiving a serious wound in combat, or those in branches other than the army recognized for combat action. The second category recognizes candidates with an enthusiasm for advancing the discipline of marketing through the pursuit of a degree in marketing or in business with an emphasis on marketing related pursuits. The selection committee relied on the personal statement of applicants, need for financial support, and signs of industriousness through the applicant’s accomplishments. Shannon completed an internship with the Department of Veteran Affairs during 2016.