Making Big Business Out of Scholarships

Making Big Business Out of ScholarshipsThe current job market for recent college graduates may not be very favorable to students these days, but there will come a time when they are in high demand.  When the current older corporate generation is phased out, a younger generation will be ready and waiting.  By taking advantage of business school scholarships students can stay out of the red and ready to go.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

This business school scholarship is offered through the University of New Mexico.  It provides outstanding Latino students with up to $5,000.  This award is open to sophomore, junior and senior students.  Requirements for this include being Hispanic, a U.S. Citizen or a legal permanent resident, a GPA of at least 3.00, majoring in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Hospitality Administration, Human Resource Management, Management (includes Retail Management), Marketing, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology (IT/MIS), Electrical, Industrial, or Mechanical Engineering, and complete an application for FAFSA. (http://nisf.unm.edu/scholarships/other-scholarships/business.html)

Edward Jones Alumni Scholarship

This scholarship is available to sophomore and junior students who are majoring in finance and banking or marketing and are attending the University of Missouri.  In order to qualify for this business scholarship, prospective students must show promise and academic excellence.  The university also offers over 50 other awards for business students. (http://www.business.missouri.edu/534/default.aspx)

Robert N. Robinson Scholarship

Offered through Indiana University South Bend, this business scholarship is available to two students who are majoring in business accounting.  To qualify for these annual business school scholarships, students must have a GPA of 3.00+, be a junior at the time the application is submitted, have completed at least 15 hours of accounting classes at Indiana University South Bend, and be enrolled for the fall semester.  The school offers 14 other awards for business and accounting majors. (https://www.iusb.edu/buse/scholarships.php)

College of Business Achievement Scholarships

The College of Business Scholarship Committee at Florida State University offers scholarships to upper level business majors each year.  These business school scholarships can range from $500 to $1,500 per academic year, which are distributed in two even payments to the students.  One is paid in the fall semester and the other in the spring.  FSU offers 15 other awards for business students. (http://www.cob.fsu.edu/Students/Scholarships/Eligibility-Requirements-for-College-of-Business-Undergraduate-Scholarships)

Morgan Stanley Tribal Scholars Program

This award is available to students who are American Indian, Alaska Native or Hawaii Native.  This awards students who are attending a tribal college or university with $2,500 annually.  In order to qualify for this, a student must provide proof of their ancestry, have a GPA of at least 3.00, have an interest in a career in business, demonstrated leadership, and shown a commitment to the American Indian community. (http://www.collegefund.org/donor_support_stories/detail/15)

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