2021 Scholarships

Scholarships


2021 Scholarship Available


The following scholarships are provided by our valued corporate partners:

3M – This $1,000 scholarship recognizes a student who has consistently demonstrated strong leadership behaviors, has a strong academic record with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above, demonstrates high integrity, and is actively pursuing a career in sales.

Apex Systems – This $1,000 scholarship recognizes a student who intends to pursue a career in sales and demonstrates the four core values of every successful Apex Systems employee: will to win, professionalism, do the right thing, and make others better.

Boehringer Ingelheim – This $1,500 scholarship is awarded to a student who exemplifies the pillars of Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health culture:  Accountability, Agility and Intrapreneurship; as well as a growth mindset and meaningful PSE chapter contributions.

Carew International – This $1,500 scholarship is awarded to a student who intends to pursue a career in professional sales and who demonstrates leadership and personal integrity on campus.

Citrix – This $1,000 scholarship recognizes a student who intends to pursue a career in sales.

COUNTRY Financial – This $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a student who is dedicated to their academic and professional success and is from a chapter in one of the following states: Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Wisconsin, Alabama, or Georgia.

The Diamond Room – This $1,500 scholarship is sponsored by The Diamond Room’s Managing Partner, Justin Shatto, Alumnus, University of South Dakota. It is awarded to a student who is a true servant leader to those around them and their community, that is continuously thinking outside of the box, and that is looking to pursue a career in sales.

Enterprise – This $1,500 scholarship is awarded to an individual who, like Enterprise founder Jack Taylor, embodies strong values, leadership skills, and an entrepreneurial spirit.

Federated Insurance – This $1,500 scholarship is awarded to a student who has continually demonstrated community, academic excellence, and involvement in his/her chapter.

KEYENCE Corporation – This $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a student that is heavily involved in a PSE chapter that is interested in pursuing sales as a full time career. Preferably a student that is interested in technical sales.

Mutual of Omaha  – This $1,500 scholarship is awarded to a student who intends to pursue a career in professional sales and who demonstrates leadership and personal integrity on campus.

Principal Financial Group – This $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a student of junior status with an aspiring career in sales.

Rite-Hite – This $1,000 scholarship recognizes a student who intends to pursue a career in sales.

Southwestern Advantage – This $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a student who has set themselves apart from the competition with a positive attitude for the future of younger generations.

UPS – This $1,500 scholarship is in recognition of an aspiring leader in sales.

Vector Marketing – This $1,500 scholarship is awarded by Vector Marketing to a student who has demonstrated a commitment to community service and intends to pursue a career in sales.

Arno Karl Kleimenhagen, founder of the Marketing Department at UW-Whitewater, grew up in Wisconsin Dells, where he met and married Betty Thomas, his beloved wife of 63 years. Arno’s daughter Louisa was born while he was working toward his MBA at UW-Madison and their son Arno while he was serving as a second lieutenant in Fort Benning, GA. He ran his family’s shoe and clothing business in the Dells, while earning a PhD from UW-Madison and then taught marketing at UW-Milwaukee, until he was invited to form his own department at UW-Whitewater, where a professorship was endowed in his honor.

Arno chartered four student organizations at UW-Whitewater including the Beta Gamma Pi Sigma Epsilon chapter and a Mu Kappa Tau chapter. He was frequently awarded for excellence in his field and, particularly, for his commitment to his students. He served as Beta Gamma’s Faculty Advisor during the seven consecutive years that the chapter was recognized at the Top Gold Chapter.

Arno served as the National Education Vice President PSE, was the PSE National President in 1983, was the National President of Mu Kappa Tau from 1990 to 1992 and served as the National Secretary for the Pi Sigma Epsilon National Educational Foundation. He was recognized by Pi Sigma Epsilon as Honorary Life Member, the highest form of recognition awarded by PSE. He will be deeply missed by his loving wife Betty, brother, Dick, daughter Louisa, son Arno, daughter-in-law Peggy, grandson Ryan and his wife Michelle, and great-granddaughters Nora and Isla, and by many friends and family. This $1,000 scholarship honors is commitment to PSE.

Trenton Haack passed away in October of 2008 leaving behind a long legacy and commitment to PSE. Trenton was a 1994 alumnus of Miami University of Ohio and the PSE Gamma Gamma chapter. Trenton served in various Executive Board positions in the chapter. After graduation, Trenton was Gamma Gamma’s Alumni Advisor for 10 years. He was a three-time recipient of PSE’s National Award – Top Alumni Advisor. Trenton was a member of the PSE National Council since 2001. Most recently, Trenton served as the National Secretary on the Council and was slated to be PSE National President in 2010. Collegians will remember his role leading the case competition at national conventions.  A $1,000 scholarship is provided through donations to the PSE National Educational Foundation in memory of Trenton Haack, for his unwavering dedication to PSE.       

PSE alumna Debra (Baar) Khalil passed away in 2006 after an extended illness.  Debbie graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater, with a BBA in 1979.  She was a member and leader of the Beta Gamma Chapter of PSE.  Upon graduation, Debbie worked for PSE HQ as a Field Representative before her successful career in computer programming and systems management.  Throughout her life, Debbie continued her involvement with PSE as an active volunteer, serving several years as the Chairperson of the National Scholarship Program and as a member of the PSE National Educational Foundation Board of Trustees.  A $1,000 scholarship is provided through contributions made to the PSE National Educational Foundation in memory of Debbie Khalil, for her unwavering dedication to PSE.

Dorothy (Jake) Whan established this scholarship in 1989 in the name of her late husband, Tony Whan.  Jake’s substantial contribution has assured this scholarship to be given for many years.  Tony Whan was an advertising executive, a former president of SMEI, and a Professional Director of PSE.  A $1,500 scholarship is awarded with support from Mrs. Jake Whan and PSE alumni members in memory of Tony and in recognition of his avocation of marketing education.

Mu Kappa Tau Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship, sponsored by the PSE National Educational Foundation to recognize the outstanding academic achievements of a member of Mu Kappa Tau, the National Marketing Honor Society, who is also a member of Pi Sigma Epsilon.

This $1,000 scholarship funded by the alumni of Pi Sigma Epsilon, is awarded to a student who best exemplifies the principles of PSE and excels both academically and professionally.  Additionally, the recipient is a lifetime member of PSE and displays intentions of post-graduation involvement in his/her fraternity.

This $1,000 scholarship is funded by alumni of the Pro-Am Committee, to be awarded to a student who the Pro-Am Sell-a-Thon has had an impact on their life. The recipient has demonstrated the application of learning to improve self and other chapter members. Student must have participated in Pro-Am Sell-a-Thon in 2019 and/or 2020.

Named for the Greek word meaning ‘friendship’ by three individuals whose love of PSE brought them together as lifelong friends. This $1,500 scholarship recognizes a student who embodies the spirit and founding principles of PSE and is known both within their chapter and the organization to have a commitment and love for the brotherhood and future of the fraternity.

The Ron Poff scholarship is awarded to 15 students from prospective PSE chapters to attend and compete in the 2021 Virtual National Convention. Recipients are recognized for their promotion of PSE on their own campus and for participation in PSE competitions at the National Convention.

Congratulations to our 2021 PSE Future Leaders Scholarship Winners!

Gabriella Asche, Epsilon Delta, University of Toledo
Chanze Boyd , Epsilon Rho, Southern University and A&M
Brett Britz, Zeta Omicron, Winona State University
Joseph Campbell, Zeta Zeta, The College of New Jersey
Joseph Campbell, Zeta Zeta, The College of New Jersey
Kyleigh Golightly, Zeta Nu, Central Michigan University
Sydney Hunter, Delta Rho, James Madison University
Rachel Jensen, Delta Mu, University of South Dakota
Mia Kosoglow, Eta Nu, Bloomsburg University

Zachary Mason, Gamma Nu, The Ohio State University
Miller McGee, Gamma, University of Georgia
Anthony Patrick, Gamma Gamma, Miami University
Helen Pfalzer, Prospective Chapter, Old Dominion University
Sean Quinn , Beta Gamma, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Julia Sauer, Eta Beta, Michigan State University
Sierra Sonnemaker, Alpha Omega, Carthage College
Cameron Trueblood, Epsilon Omicron, Indiana University
John Wertz, Delta Epsilon, Virginia Tech


2021 Travel Scholarships are Suspended Due to Covid-19 Travel Restrictions

2021 SMEF Wisconsin Scholarship

Paid for by a grant from SMEF-Milwaukee (Sales and Marketing Education Foundation), each year we are able to award our PSE members from our Wisconsin chapters complimentary PSE National Convention registrations. All PSE collegiate members from UW-Whitewater, UW-Eau Claire, & Carthage College are encouraged to submit applications. Each WI chapter has the opportunity to be awarded up to 13 complimentary registrations!


Congratulations to our 2021 PSE NEF Scholarship Finalists!


Cooper Albright, Alpha Kappa, Virginia Commonwealth University
Shannon Allen, Gamma Gamma, Miami University
Nick Bunescu, Gamma Zeta, Northern Illinois University
Nathan Camilleri, Zeta Nu, Central Michigan University
Megan Chunias, Gamma Gamma, Miami University
Grant Croat, Epsilon Theta, University of Northern Iowa
Dylan Dalmacio, Gamma Alpha , California State University, Fullerton
Hoa Doan, Gamma Gamma, Miami University

Jordan Fannin, Epsilon Delta, University of Toledo
Lucy Ingles, Delta Epsilon, Virginia Tech
Abby Larson, Gamma Gamma, Miami University
Teryanne Nguyen, Gamma Alpha , California State University, Fullerton
Analleli Penaloza, Gamma Alpha , California State University, Fullerton
Lily Thaler, Gamma Gamma, Miami University
Maddy Triplett, Gamma Gamma, Miami University

Congratulations to our 2021 PSE NEF Scholarship Winners!

Arno Karl Kleimenhagen Memorial Scholarship Winner – Jackie Carper, Beta Gamma, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

3M Scholarship Winner – Sarah Cullen, Epsilon Delta, University of Toledo

Principal Financial Group Scholarship Winner – Ben Griffith, Zeta Nu, Central Michigan University

Rite-Hite Scholarship Winner – Autumn Hawk, Eta Nu, Bloomsburg University

Trenton Haack Memorial Scholarship Winner – Abay Ismailov, Gamma Gamma, Miami University

KEYENCE Scholarship Winner – Brett Jennrich, Gamma Omega, Kansas State University

Mu Kappa Tau Scholarship Winner – Caitlin Jespersen, Epsilon Theta, University of Northern Iowa

Debbie Khalil Memorial Scholarship Winner – Matthew Krueger, Zeta Omicron, Winona State University

COUNTRY Financial Scholarship Winner – Jayden Lovell, Epsilon Theta, University of Northern Iowa

Apex Systems Scholarship Winner – Michelle Scanameo, Epsilon Omicron, Indiana University

PSE Alumni Sponsored Scholarship – Jakob Stober, Epsilon Delta, University of Toledo

Citrix Scholarship Winner – Emma Stowe, Zeta Nu, Central Michigan University

Southwestern Advantage Scholarship Winner – Morgan Tracy, Alpha Omega, Carthage College

Brian J Andersen Pro-Am Sell-A-Thon® Scholarship Winner – Samantha Wojnowiak, Zeta Epsilon, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Vector Marketing Scholarship Winner – Brian Caine, Zeta Nu, Central Michigan University

Enterprise Holdings Scholarship Winner – Bryan Choo, Zeta Chi, University of California-Berkeley

Carew International Scholarship Winner – Arnav Damodhar, Gamma Gamma, Miami University

Federated Insurance Scholarship Winner – Khoi Ho, Epsilon Delta, University of Toledo

Philia Scholarship Winner – Sahil Kapoor, Eta Gamma, University of Maryland

Boehringer-Ingelheim Scholarship Winner – Stacia Mendoza, Gamma Omega, Kansas State University

Whan Memorial Scholarship Winner – Connor Moreton, Gamma Gamma, Miami University

The Diamond Room Scholarship Winner – Diana Ridgeway, Gamma Gamma, Miami University

UPS Scholarship Winner – Connor Waple, Zeta Nu, Central Michigan University

Mutual of Omaha Scholarship Winner – Myles Williams, Delta Epsilon, Virginia Tech

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