William G. "Bill" Riley Scholarship


  • First consideration will be to a member of Pi Kappa Alpha ("PIKE") fraternity.
  • College of Business undergraduate junior or senior or a graduate MBA student who holds a minimum of 3.0 GPA

Donor Profile

The William G. "Bill" Riley Endowed Scholarship in business was established by the family and friends of Bill Riley following his untimely death in a tragic multi-vehicle accident in April of 1998. Mr. Riley graduated from North Vigo High School in 1985. He attended Indiana University for two years expecting to graduate in dentistry but discovered a passion for business. He transferred to Indiana State University to attend business school and shortly thereafter joined Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. He received a B.A. in accounting in 1989 and an MBA in 1994. Throughout his career, Mr. Riley held management positions in accounting.

Past Recipients

  • Nathan Crick, Alexander Wright, 2020
  • Seth Arnold, 2012
  • Kanika Khann, 2011
  • Shyamsundarreddy Sammidi, 2010
  • Brandon Hunter, Janis Weber, 2009
  • Rod Blake, Michael Clampitt II, 2008
  • Michael Clampitt II, 2007
  • Rod Blake, 2006
  • Mariko Watanabe, 2005
  • Alex Savitchev, 2004
  • Matthew Volz, 2003
  • Bryan McKay, 2002
  • John Scherle, 2001

Applications for the scholarships and other awards on these pages should be made through The Branch. Clicking the link will take you to The Branch instruction page.

Scholarships for Business Programs