By definition, those who earn honor society membership, especially in the International Honor Society Beta Gamma Sigma, are the very best among their peers. To receive a Beta Gamma Sigma Scholarship, indicates that a student has earned the right to be considered the absolute best at one of the world’s finest business schools.

In its 100th year of dedication to recognizing excellence in the study and practice of business, Beta Gamma Sigma has announced its 2012 scholarship recipients. Ellen S. Anderson, a student in the Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business at Murray State University, was chosen for her superior performance in her studies. The $1,000 scholarship will go toward the continuation of her education in 2012-13. Anderson is from Paducah.

Since 1988, the society and its member deans have awarded more than $1.4 million in scholarships to outstanding students around the world.

Membership in Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive in an undergraduate or master’s program at a school accredited by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. To be eligible for membership, the academic ranking of those being considered must place them in the upper 10 percent of their junior or senior class, or upper 20 percent of the graduating master’s class. Members inducted each year join an expanding worldwide network of more than 625,000 business professionals.

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