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Career Development Grants provide funding to women who hold a bachelor’s degree and are preparing to advance or change careers or re-enter the workforce in education, health and medical sciences, or social sciences. Primary consideration is given to women of color and women pursuing their first advanced degree or credentials in nontraditional fields.
- $2,000–$12,000 toward studies
- For women who hold a bachelor’s degree and are preparing to advance or change careers or re-enter the workforce in education, health and medical sciences, or social sciences. Primary consideration is given to women of color and women pursuing their first advanced degree or credentials in nontraditional fields
- Deadline: November 15
International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate studies at accredited U.S. institutions are supported.
- For women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents and will study full-time in the U.S.
- Deadline: November 15
Selected Professions Fellowships are awarded to women who intend to pursue a full-time course of study at accredited U.S. institutions during the fellowship year in one of the designated degree programs where women’s participation traditionally has been low. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
- $5,000–$18,000 toward studies
- For women of color who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents pursuing an MBA
- Deadline: December 1
AISES is pleased to offer a scholarship program in partnership with Aristocrat/VGT for the 2021-2022 academic year. Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible, and students in a field related to casino gaming (software development, technology, supply chain, etc.) are welcome and encouraged to apply.
- $10,000 for full-time graduate students
- Applicants must be: an enrolled citizen or a decedent of an enrolled citizen of a federal or state recognized American Indian Tribe or Alaska Native Village; or Native Hawaiian or decedent from a Native Hawaiian; or Pacific Islander or decedent from Pacific Islander; or Indigenous person of Canada.
- Deadline: May 31, 2021
Dan M. Reichard, Jr. Scholarship is awarded to an applicant dedicated to a career in the business administration/ management area of the transit industry
- $2,500 (on average)
- Applicants must be enrolled in a fully accredited institution, have and maintain at least a 2.0 GPA in course work that is relevant to the industry or required of a degree program, and demonstrate a strong interest in entering the public transportation industry.
- All applicants must be sponsored by a member organization of the American Public Transportation Association (APTA). Any member may serve as a sponsor.
- Deadline: opens in Spring
“In 1985, the GFOA’s executive board voted to create the Daniel B. Goldberg Scholarship to recognize outstanding performances by graduate program students preparing for a career in state and local government finance.”
- $15,000 scholarship
- For full-time graduate program students preparing for a career in state and local government finance
- Deadline: opens October 19
“Golden Key’s premier scholarship. This scholarship supports members’ post-baccalaureate study at accredited universities anywhere in the world”
- $2,500 scholarship
- For a Full Time or Part Time student in a post-baccalaureate program of study at an accredited institution at the time of the application deadline
- Deadline: December 23
From Military MBA: “With the Post-9/11 GI Bill and its Yellow Ribbon Program in effect, some scholarship funding will be matched dollar-for-dollar and double the amount of financial assistance in the form of institutional aid available to military veterans who qualify.”
- $20,000 in awards (varies)
- For U.S. resident with an undergraduate/bachelor’s degree who has served in the military can apply. Scholarship award money must be used toward graduate business degree education with member schools
- Deadline: October 15
“NBMBAA® is positioned to help the Black community reach the highest levels of academia, increase lifetime median income potential and reduce unemployment rates among the Black community. With 20,000 members in 40 professional Chapters, we strive to increase awareness and facilitate access to graduate and business education programs in professional fields.”
- For members pursuing their education at the undergraduate and graduate levels
- Deadline: Multiple
“The Ray Greenly Scholarship was established to provide financial support to college students pursuing a degree in any field relevant to digital retail.”
- NRF Foundation
- For students pursuing a degree in fields most relevant to digital retail such as engineering, computer science, marketing, business, e-commerce and economics
- Deadline: Upcoming
“The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans is a $90,000 merit-based fellowship exclusively for immigrants and children of immigrants who are pursuing graduate school in the United States. The program draws more than 2,200 applications annually for just 30 fellowships.”
- $90,000 fellowship
- For immigrants and children of immigrants who are pursuing graduate school in the United States
- Deadline: October 29
Prospanica Foundation’s Scholarships are “designed for undergraduate and graduate students who want to achieve their full educational potential and make meaningful contributions to society… looking for entrepreneurial thinkers who know that true accomplishment is much more than individual success, it uplifts the entire Hispanic community.”
- For those enrolled or planning to enroll in a postgraduate (Master’s or PhD) or undergraduate program in an accredited university business school (in the United States or Puerto Rico)
- Deadline: Spring 2021
“Through the Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship, the ACFE Foundation supports the education of students who have an interest in pursuing a career in fraud examination.”
- For those with a declared major or minor in accounting, business administration, finance or criminal justice and demonstrate a desire to pursue a career in fraud examination or similar anti-fraud profession
- Deadline: February 1
Graduate Scholarships are for current SHRM members (professional or student) enrolled in a degree-seeking masters or doctoral program at a regionally accredited institution of higher learning with at least one full semester remaining before graduation (OR accepted and ready to begin your studies within six months*)
- For SHRM members in an HR-related degree program (e.g. business, psychology, HR, org development, etc.)
- Deadline: August 14
Prospective or current master’s students who are interested in contributing to the HR management field are encouraged to apply for the Susan R. Meisinger Fellowship. The Meisinger Fellowship is for those who want to continue their commitment to the profession by earning a graduate degree in HR; applicants have at least 5 years’ work experience (3 of those in HR) and must not have received another master’s degree in an HR-related program
- For SHRM members OR an individuals who hold a current SHRM Certification (SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP) at the time of application. Must have at least 50% of the degree requirements remaining, in an HR-related program (e.g. psychology, organizational development, MBA).
- Minimum GPA: 3.5/4.0 for Graduate Students
- Deadline: August 2