Rubel School of Business Early Entry Scholarship Program

This scholarship is for $5,940 and is for early entry / freshmen in Business, Finance, Economics, and Accounting.


  • A limited number of academic based scholarships for classes to be taken during the summer session after high school graduation (before your first year in college).
  • Scholarship is for two courses—six semester credits total—$5,940 scholarship. BUSA 103 – Introduction to Business plus one other 100 level course selected from Bellarmine University’s Summer Class Schedule. Registration is limited to seats available in classes after regular registration is completed.
  • Housing ($50 per week) is available for students who live outside the Louisville area.
  • BUSA 103 is a required course for all Business, Finance, and Accounting Majors.
  • BUSA 103 – Introduction to Business (3 credits) builds a foundation of basic business concepts and increases the student’s appreciation of the functional areas of business. Students work with business applications including Microsoft Excel and Word as they relate to business practices.
  • BUSA 103 will be from July 5  August 4, TWTh, 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.


  • Get a head start – Adjust to college life and develop a study routine before Fall semester.
  • Lighter class loads during your academic career at Bellarmine University.
  • Start upper division classes in your major earlier.
  • Eligible for part-time professional internships beginning in your first year. $15-$20 per hour – YUM, Humana, GE, many others.
  • May allow earlier college graduation.
  • $5,940 scholarship does not reduce Bellarmine University scholarship awards for entering full-time students.

Eligibility and Business School Advising

  • Apply immediately. Qualified students will be notified of acceptance within 30 days. Applications will be accepted until the class is full or May 25. 
  • We will notify you soon. You will be registered for your summer classes after you have been accepted, confirmed, and are enrolling for Fall 2022.
  • I would really like to talk with you personally about the scholarship, Bellarmine's Business School programs, internships (while you are in school), graduate school planning, and professional careers. Please e-mail me or call and we will set up a time to get together. See you soon – Alisha


Alisha Harper, JD, LL.M.
Associate Professor of Accounting  
Bellarmine University – Centro, McGowan Hall, CNMH 150