Category Archives: Scholarship For Business Students

Knowledge Matters Scholarship Opprtunity For High School Students

Junior and senior high school business, marketing or personal finance students throughout the United States are invited to join the 2009 Virtual Business Scholarship Program. This scholarship program of Knowledge Matters, the maker of Virtual Business simulations aims to assist high school students in their upcoming college expenses.

Knowledge Matters will award $1,000, $500 and $250 to the first place, second place and third place winners respectively. To join in the 2009 Virtual Business Scholarship Program, students should be nominated by their teachers. It is a must that nominated students demonstrate brilliance in their business, marketing or personal finance classes.

Applications are done online, the teacher must upload the essay describing how the nominated student excels in his/her business, marketing or personal finance class and shows interest and accomplishment in the use of technologies in the said subjects. In addition, the student must also upload his/her essay describing what she/he has gained from the technology experiences within the business, marketing or personal finance subject areas.

The deadline for application is on April 1, 2009.

Chicago DSB Offers Graduate Scholarship

The University Of Chicago Graduate School Of Business which has wholly owned campuses on three continents such as Asia, Europe, and North America has a new scholarship program called the Enid Fogel Diversity Scholarship. The Enid Fogel Diversity Scholarship is named after the University’s first African-American associate dean of the Graduate School of Business from 1981 to 1988.

This scholarship program is open to qualified graduate students regardless of their race, gender and background who are enrolled full-time in the university’s MBA program. The scholarship program also strives to ensure support for underrepresented but qualified students. For more information about the Enid Fogel Diversity Scholarship and other financial aid that is offered by the university, please visit this page.

Scholarship Programs From University of Illinois at Springfield

The University of Illinois at Springfield has approximately 100 available scholarships every academic year. Incoming college freshmen who wish to enroll at this university may start applying by December.

Some of the UIS scholarships are the Joe Wilkins Scholarship, the Grace Brorstrom Oakley Scholarship, the Lee Frost-Kumpf Scholarship and the Don Stanhope Scholarship. The Joe Wilkins Scholarship is intended for undergraduate or graduate UIS students who enrolled in the College of Business and Management.

The Grace Brorstrom Oakley Scholarship is a $1000 scholarship assistance for continuing part-time or full-time undergraduate students enrolled in an online degree program at UIS who are achieving well academically. Students who will apply for this scholarship must only be enrolled in online courses at a distance. Likewise, this scholarship program gives preference to single mothers who returned to higher education.

The Lee Frost-Kumpf Scholarship is the scholarship program of UIS for their eligible students who are taking up a master’s degree in political studies or public administration. On the other hand, the Don Stanhope Scholarship is for those students who are taking a degree in accounting. This scholarship is renewable for up to three years but requires a 3.3 minimum GPA. The deadline for application for University of Illinois at Springfield scholarships is on March 1.

Wells Fargo and UNCF Scholarship Program

African American or African American heritage college students who are in their sophomore or junior year or first year MBA may apply to another Wells Fargo Scholarship Program that is being administered by the United Negro College Fund.

This scholarship awards up to $2000 one-time scholarship assistance to deserving minority students who are taking up Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering and Architecture. Students who are taking up Accounting, Business and Finance courses are also encouraged to apply as long as they have at least 2.5 GPA.

Another thing is that applicants need to be residing within California, Minnesota, Indiana, Arizona, Illinois, Ohio, Washington, Oregon, Wisconsin, Michigan, Alaska, Iowa, Texas, Nebraska, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming and enrolled in HBCU affiliated colleges. The deadline for application and the submission of the necessary requirements is until October 31, 2007.

Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship

The Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship awards six $5000 scholarships every year which may be used at any university, college or institute offering accredited courses and degrees. This scholarship is intended to women who are studying business at the undergraduate level that demonstrated excellence and outstanding potential in their course of study.

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, the female students must be in the third or fourth year of their first undergraduate degree program at any accredited institution at the time the scholarship funds are received. They also need to have outstanding academic record during the first two-three years of academic studies.

Likewise, they need to secure two confidential letter of recommendations from their faculty member and academic adviser or supervisor and must write not more than 500-word essay that describe their academic and professional goals, the relevance of their program to the business field and how the Zonta International Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship will assist them in reaching their goals.