Sendiks Scholars

The Concordia University Wisconsin School of Business has partnered with Sendik’s to offer a unique and rigorous retail management program that will prepare selected students academically and tactically for a successful executive career within this growing industry. The Sendik’s Scholars Retail Management Program is a four-year, undergraduate program. In addition to the core business classes (39 credits), and any business major program (21 – 24 credits), students will follow a specialized retail management minor curriculum (18 credits) that includes an annual internship within the Sendik’s organization.

Program Features

  • Annual $5,000 scholarship (maximum of 3 years)
  • Specialized retail management curriculum
  • Paid, 6-credit internship within the Sendik’s organization (in addition to annual scholarship)
  • Opportunities for service leadership
  • University-wide recognition as a Sendik’s Scholar
  • Qualified, vetted, custom-training for career advancement

Sendik’s Scholars Program Curriculum

Based on enrollment in the traditional undergraduate business program (39 credits), the Sendik’s Scholars Program will also require students to complete the following specialized curriculum in order to receive a Retail Management Minor:

  • MKTG 304 - Retail Management
  • BUS 429 - Production & Operations Management
  • BCOM 300 - Group Dynamics
  • BUSP 310 - Sendik’s Organizational Leadership & Culture*
  • BUSP 399 - Business Internship

As part of the Sendik’s Scholars program, this course will center on the management, organization, culture, and operation specific to Sendik’s.

Application Process

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be enrolled in any business major and be a current freshman, sophomore, or  junior
  • Complete this application by December 1st (or until all positions are filled)
  • Provide a letter of interest and a resume to the School of Business Administration and email it to

Selected candidates will be invited to attend interviews in Spring.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please contact us at:

Daniel Sem
Dean and Professor of Business,