Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management at Isenberg

 

Sport Management Scholarships

and Winners

 

Joan E. Barr Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2005 by members of the Barr, Milkovich and Pokorak families to honor Joan E. Barr, who was an avid sports fan and a true believer in higher education. This scholarship seeks to assist an undergraduate student pursuing a degree in sport management. Criteria is as follows: Applicant must demonstrate financial need, Demonstrate academic excellence, Applicant must show evidence of making a positive commitment to extracurricular activities. 

 

2014 Tanya Downey

2013  Daniel Carroll and Cameron Lucey

2012  Daniel Carroll 

2011  Carley Salerno

2010  Demi Staluppi

2009  Kevin Johnstone

2008  Peter Fortunato

2007  Melissa Hylton

 


Garret and Jessica Bedrin Scholarship

Established in 2009 by Sport Management alumnus Garret S. Bedrin, BS '02 and his wife Jessica to assist a deserving undergraduate sport management major. Criteria is as follows:  Applicant must be in good academic standing, Applicant must exhibit financial need, Applicants must be a minority student.

 

2009 - 2013  Melcolm Ruffin

 


Comcast Internship Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2012 for the purpose of supporting students in financial need while doing an internship for Comcast-Spectator. To qualify for the scholarship, a student must currently be enrolled as a student in Sport Management Masters degree program or a Junior or Senior in the Sport Management Bachelors degree program. Student must demonstrate financial need and have applied to and been accepted as a candidate for an academic-credit approved  internship with one of Comcast-Spectacor's properties in Philadelphia, PA.

 

2014 Tyler Booker and Brittany Green

2013  Marquis Pendleton 

2012  Dana Reynolds, MS

 


Eastern League Internship Scholarship

Founded in 2006 by Joseph McEacharn BS '95, his family and the Eastern League of Professional Baseball Clubs to support a student who has secured an internship in minor league baseball. Criteria is as follows: Preference is given to students who have an internship in the Eastern League, Applicant must demonstrate financial need, Must be in good academic standing, Applicant must show evidence of a positive involvement in extracurricular activities.

 

2014  Lauren Rose

2013  Jonathan Leite and Elizabeth Lockett  

2012  Amy Sonder

2011  Tiffany Hartford

2010  Michelle Feibusch

2009  Matt Rosenthal 

2008  Kevin Igo and Travis Pollio

2007  Mark Brumbaugh and Katrina Lerch and Rachel Masse

2006  Connor McKeon and Robert Felicetta

 


Germaine Jasper Memorial Scholarship (Est. 2013)

Established by Daryl Jasper to honor his mother Germaine. Scholarship is given to support a student who has secured an unpaid internship.  Applicant must be in good academic standing.

 

2014  Nathaniel Siegel

2013  Demi Staluppi and Matt Graham


Barry Kessler Internship Scholarship(est. 2013)

Given to support students who are in good academic standing and have secured an internship.

 

2014  Jesse Deatherage

2013  Joshua Cocaine


Erik K. M. Kjeldsen Leadership Scholarship

Established by Dr. Erik K. M. Kjeldsen, Professor emeritus of Sport Management, taught undergraduate and graduate courses in Sport Sociology, History of Sport and Leadership in Sport. He also served as chief undergraduate advisor for 10 years. This award is given to an undergraduate Sport Management major in honor of Dr. Kjeldsen's many years of dedicated service. Criteria is as follows: Applicant must demonstrate financial need, Applicant must show evidence of academic excellence, Applicant shall have demonstrated that he/she has exemplified leadership skills through involvement with specific projects or organizations. 

2013  Kenneth Hanson and Benjamin Chow  

2014  Reed Fox and Alex Mercer

2013  Kenneth Hanson and Benjamin Chow  

2012  Melcolm Ruffin and Demi Staluppi

2011  Victoria Koutris and Ethan Sobel 

2010  Elissa Dolacky and Giovanni Cintorrino

2009  Joe Canavan and Christopher Silvia 

2008  Eric Ginsberg and Justin Lafleur

2007  David Quinn and Rachel Weiner

2006  Sokki Chen and George Eppsteiner

 


Kristian J. Rose, Jr. Memorial Internship Scholarship

Kristian Rose, a native of New Bedford, MA, was a McCormack Sport Management major who would have graduated with the class of 2012. The summer before entering his senior year, he passed away. This scholarship was established by the Bay State Games and the Association of Diversity in Sport, of which he was a member, in 2011, to honor Kristian and his passion for sports, volunteering, and his community.  Applicant must be significantly involved in community service; Applicant must be a junior or above; Applicant must show evidence of academic excellence; Applicant must show financial need; Preference given to students from Southeastern Massachusetts

 

 

2014 Jeffrey Scott

2013 Adam Kramer 

2012 Carley Salerno and Christopher Davis

 

 


McCormack Sport Management Alumni Internship Scholarship

Funded by alumni donations, this annual scholarship supports students pursuing an internship. Criteria as follows: Applicant must demonstrate financial need, Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and exhibit outstanding academic performance, Applicant must demonstrate leadership abilities, Applicant must demonstrate a commitment to extracurricular activities. Applicant must be pursuing a full time internship. Open to Undergraduate or Graduate Students. 

 

2012 Jonathan DeAndrade, Rebecca Banker and Robby Ficker

 

 


McCormack Sport Management Senior Leadership Award 

is given to McCormack Sport Management students in recognition of exceptional academic and extracurricular leadership throughout their sport management academic career.

 

2014  Michelle Tracy and Scott Savran

2013  Melcolm Ruffin and Carly Salerno  

2012  Victoria Koutris and Richard E. Goldstein

2011  Teresa Kelly, Jensen Shipp and Bryan Archambault 

2010  Emily Shilletto

2009  Scott Crowder and Katrina Karottki 

2008  Rachel Weiner and Nathan Barksdale

2007  Diana Shih and George Eppsteiner

2006  Christopher Deubert, Ashley Gingue and Kyle McClain

 


Gloria Nevarez Internship Scholarship

Established in 2010 by Sport Management alumnus Gloria Nevarez BS '93 to assist a minority undergraduate sport management major. Criteria as follows: Applicant must be an undergraduate in good academic standing. Applicant must have an internship in the sport industry, Applicant must exhibit financial need, Applicant have minority standing.

 

2012  Maria Marascia

2011  Jasmine Shockness

2010  Erasmo P. Vasquez and Jeremiah Garrett-Levine 

 


Marilyn and Richie Tannenbaum Scholarship

In honor of his parents and their strong work ethic, and in recognition of the Isenberg School's role - especially that of its Sport Management program - in launching his career, ISOM graduate Mike Tannenbaum '91 established this scholarship to reward a student majoring in Sport Management. Criteria is as follows: Applicant must submit an essay explaining they have already garnered a position in the sports industry (either job or internship) paying $300/week or less, Applicant must show evidence of financial need, Applicant must be a citizen of the United States.

 

2014  Marquis Pendleton

2013  Reed Fox

2012  Danielle Lopez, MS 

2011  Koh Tanimoto, MS

2010  Elissa Dolacky 

2009  Brian Sharkey

2008  Nathaniel Cross 

2007  David Greene

 


Twin Enterprise Scholarship

Established by Robert D'Angelo '77 with his brothers: Mark '81, David '82, Steve '87 and father Arthur D'Angelo, this scholarship supports students who are interested in pursuing an internship or experience with international sports organizations as part of their academic course work.  Since the D'Angelos are advocates of learning by doing they wanted to leave a legacy that would encourage experiential learning.  The four D'Angelo siblings own and operate Twins Enterprise, the premier producer and distributor of professional sports caps and other apparel that grew out of the family's iconic souvenir store on Yawkey Way outside Park.  Criteria as follows: Applicant must demonstrate financial need, Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and exhibit outstanding academic performance, Applicant must provide two recommendations from faculty members in the department.  

 

2014  Elizabeth Lockett and PJ Stevens

2013  Emily Dine and Tanya Downey

2012  Paul Metzler, MS

2011  Kathryn Coach

2010  Jensen Shipp 



Harold J. VanderZwaag Memorial Internship Scholarship

Named in memory of former founding faculty member of the Department of Sport Management, Dr. Harold J. VanderZwaag, this scholarship supports students who are pursuing a full time internship.  Criteria as follows: Applicant must demonstrate financial need, Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and exhibit outstanding academic performance, Open to Undergraduate or Graduate Students.

 

2014  Robert O'Brien

2013  Sarah Lenau

2012  Cameron Souza

 

 


Glenn M. Wong Sport Law Scholarship

Established by friends of Professor Wong to honor his extraordinary teaching career at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Named among the 100 Most Influential Sports Educators by the Institute for International Sport, Dr. Wong's intelligence, leadership and energy is an example for all to follow. The award is for an undergraduate student of academic achievement in the Isenberg School of Management who will pursue a career in law. Criteria is as follows: Applicant must demonstrate financial need, Applicant must show evidence of academic excellence, Evidence of leadership skills. Preference will be given to sport management majors who are interested in Sports Law and intend on applying to law school. (for graduating seniors)

 

2014  Matthew Catizone

2013  Jaclyn Van 

2012  Sheila Meagher

2011  Tequan Jones 

2010  William Grogan

2009  Peter Chiaro 

2008  Sean McDonough

2007  George Eppsteiner

2006  Jackie Nesbitt, Kyle McClain and Christopher Deubert

 

Outstanding Undergraduate 1st Year Scholarship (Est. 2013)

Funded by alumni donations, this scholarship is given to first year students with an excellent academic standing, commitment to extracurricular activities and development of leadership skills.

2013  Stephen Hall, Kelly Turcotte, and Xiaohan Wen