Scholarship Application


In 1993, the NYSOBBA membership instituted a student scholarship program to recognize students enrolled in a member institution who embody the ideals of the organization through meritorious service in an on-campus business related activity, through either volunteer work or employment. The John G. Karrer Scholarship is a $1,000.00 award, which is disbursed in two $500.00 payments over the course of the academic year.


  1. Registered for at least half time at a member school and have completed at least 15 credit hours of college coursework.
  2. Good academic standing
  3. Enrolled in a degree granting program

Scholarship Award Recipients

Congratulations to all scholarship recipients! Please click on the following links below to view the recipients from the past few academic years:

Application Directions

  1. The deadline for application is July 1st for each upcoming academic year.
  2. Fill in the appropriate information on the form linked below.
  3. Provide a one-page typed essay that includes your educational/career goals and your service/volunteer work. (Insert in the provided space below. Attachment optional.)
  4. Attach pertinent school information-transcript (grades, enrollment, etc.).

View and submit the application here!