Scholarships For Those Going Into Business

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Scholarships For Those Going Into Business

Studying business and getting your degree in a business-related field, such as business administration or marketing can be a smart choice.  A business scholarship can help with the costs of getting your degree.

There is a lot of room for finding a great career if you do. But before you graduate, you need to get through school and find ways to pay for it. Beyond using the GI Bill and other funding, there are also scholarships.

Here are a few of them for students studying some type of business-related major.

Marketing Edge

Multiple recipients,  $1,000-$7,000

The Details: This scholarship is for those who are enrolled in an undergraduate program, have participated in at least one Marketing Edge program, demonstrate an interest in marketing, or a related major such as business, and advertising.

The Deadline: March

Website for more information and to apply for this scholarship: Marketing Edge

Frederick and Demi Seguritan Scholarship

One recipient,  $5,000

The Details: To be eligible for this scholarship, you must be:

  • An incoming freshmen
  • Enrolled full-time at a 4-year college or university
  • A First-generation Asian American
  • Have a financial need
  • Have an interest in business
  • A Resident of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, or Solano County.

There is no requirement that you must be majoring in business.

The Deadline: March

Website for more information and to apply for this scholarship: Asian Pacific Fund

Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship

Multiple recipients,  $2,000/$8,000

The Details: This scholarship helps women pursue undergraduate and master’s degrees in business management.

They will have 31 scholarships at $2,000 at the district and regional level, and six scholarships of $8,000 at the international level.

The scholarship is open to women of any age majoring in:

  • accounting
  • finance
  • business management
  • marketing
  • operation management
  • human resources management
  • international business
  • entrepreneurship

You must attend an accredited university, college, or institute who demonstrate outstanding potential in the field and who are living or studying in a Zonta district or region.

The Deadline: Varies

Website for more information and to apply for this scholarship: Zonta

Jeffrey L. Esser Career Development Scholarship

This scholarship has already been awarded.  Check back for next year soon.

Multiple recipients,  varies

The Details: This scholarship is for employees of a state or local government enrolled in school part-time as an undergraduate to help advance their career in state and local government finance.

The winner is invited to attend GFOA’s annual conference where awards will be presented. This scholarship is funded by the Government Finance Officers Association.

The student must be employed for at least three years by one or more state or local governments in public administration, governmental accounting, finance, or business administration to help advance their career in state and local government finance.

The Deadline: January

Website for more information and to apply for this scholarship: GFOA – Scholarship Has Been Awarded

Mary Elizabeth Lockwood Beneventi MBA Scholarship

One recipient,  $2,000

The Details: This scholarship is for a $2,000 scholarship for a student attending graduate school full-time in an accredited college or university and majoring in business administration.

The Deadline: February

Website for more information and to apply for this scholarship: DAR.org

NGA Foundation

Multiple recipients,  varies

The Details: The NGA Foundation has 11 different scholarships for students that are enrolled full-time as rising sophomores through postgraduate students and have the intent to pursue a career in the independent grocery industry.

With just one application, the student can apply for every scholarship they qualify for.

The Deadline: April

Website for more information and to apply for this scholarship: National Grocer’s Assocation

PCMA Continuing Education Scholarship

Three recipients,  $3,500

The Details: PCMA, the Professional Convention Management Association, has a scholarship for graduate students.

The winners will receive:

  • $3,500 reward
  • PCMA one-year membership
  • Complimentary registration
  • Round-trip airfare
  • 3 nights housing at the PCMA Convening Leaders 2021 in Houston
  • Complimentary registration to the 2020 PCMA Education Conference.

The Deadline: April

Website for more information and to apply for this scholarship: PCMA 

Scarlett Family Foundation

Muliple recipients,  $2,500-$15,000

The Details: This scholarship is for students with a high school diploma, who is a resident of one of the qualifying Middle Tennessee counties, who plan to enroll full-time as a college freshman, sophomore, junior, or 4th year senior for the upcoming year.

They also need to demonstrate financial need and plan to pursue a business or STEM degree at a 4-year, not-for-profit college or university.

The Deadline: December

Website for more information and to apply for this scholarship: Scarlett Foundation

Two Ten Higher Education Scholarship

Multiple recipients,  Up to $4,000 annually, up to $16,000

The Details: This scholarship is based on financial need, performance, and personal character.

Students will need to be planning to attend a 2 or 4-year college, university, nursing, vocational, or technical school on a full-time or part-time basis.

The applicants or their parents must have a minimum of two years of employment in the footwear industry.

The Deadline: April

Website for more information and to apply for this scholarship: Two Ten

Entrepreneur Circle Scholarship

One recipient,  $1,000

The Details: This scholarship is for college and grad students who seek to and/or are in the process of launching a new company. This scholarship is by Cohn Legal, PLLC. Students must be enrolled in a 2 or 4 year of a graduate program.

The Deadline: May

Website for more information and to apply for this scholarship: Cohn

SHRM Graduate Scholarship

Multiple recipients,  $5,000

The Details: This scholarship is for students in a degree-seeking graduate program. Students must be:

  • Current SHRM member
  • Enrolled in a degree-seeking masters or doctoral program, with at least one full semester remaining before graduation or accepted and ready to begin their studies within six months
  • The degree-program needs to be HR-related, such as business, psychology, human resources or similar majors.

The Deadline: August

Website for more information and to apply for this scholarship: PCMA

Make sure to read the qualifications for each scholarship before you apply, and visit CollegeRecon for other scholarships such as scholarships for veterans, military spouses, and military children.

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