Benefits of being a Business Scholar

Early Admission to the Business School

Business Scholars gain early admission into the business school, a privilege otherwise not available until your junior year.

Explore Your Interests

The business core curriculum gives you an overview of each major to help you discover your passion early on.

Two Cohort Options

The Business Scholars program offers two choices of cohort – domestic or global. Both cohorts offer you exclusive opportunities such as travel, company visits, leadership retreats, speaker events, and an introduction to all the David Eccles Business School has to offer. Learn more.

Company Visits and Travel

Students visit companies locally and nationally to learn more about what type of company and industry for which they’d like to work. Learn more.

Zion Leadership Retreat

Business Scholars have a unique opportunity each spring to enjoy a weekend-long leadership retreat along with the stunning natural beauty of Zion National Park. Learn more.

Personalized Advising

Undergraduate Advising Services (UAS) at the Eccles School supports students in realizing their academic and personal potential. Learn more.


In addition to scholarships offered by the University of Utah, there are a number of scholarships available specifically for students in the Business Scholars program.  Learn more.

Designated Career Coach

A designated career coach in Business Career Services (BCS) is assigned to each Business Scholar to assist in obtaining internships and long-term career placement. Learn more.

Corporate Outreach

A unique benefit for Business Scholars is having a career management professional attend domestic and international site visits, work to establish contacts while at these visits, and follow up to encourage employers to reach out with job and internship opportunities. Learn more.

Institutes, Centers, and Initiatives

Inform policies, find solutions to business problems, master leadership skills and literally change lives through involvement with our institutes, centers, and initiatives. Each one offers a unique opportunity for students to tackle real-world problems and truly make an impact on the business world. Learn more.

Innovation Showcase

Students work together to develop a new invention or business venture, culminating in the Business Scholars Innovation Showcase. Learn more.