So you’re thinking about attending business school? Prepare yourself for large classes and, if you attend a state college, lectures with enough people to fill a large auditorium (which, as you would expect, will likely be held in a large auditorium).
Colleges attract a lot of business students; after all, it makes sense to invest in your education if you want to be successful in business. Also, those majoring in business tend to get a return on their educational investment much more quickly than students in many other majors. In fact, Business Management and Administration was reported to be among the most popular college majors with students today. It makes sense: Not only is business a profitable major, but business majors also have more options than almost anyone else as far as future employment prospects are concerned. If you’re not settled on a career, it’s probably a better choice than, let’s say, history, philosophy or art.
But with the good also comes the bad. Seeing as business programs are not lacking in applicants, schools don’t trip over themselves to offer students full-tuition business scholarships. More often than not, it’s the student who ends up looking for financial aid. And if federal student financial aid is not enough, then it’s time to look elsewhere. Researching business scholarships created especially for business students is a great place to start.
As you very likely have surmised, business scholarships can only be granted to those pursuing a business degree. Whether offered by large corporations, private providers or schools, there are many to choose from. Get a head start finding business scholarships by conducting a free college scholarship search at Scholarships.com. In addition to business scholarships, you can find awards based on all manner of different criteria (essay, merit-based, etc.), resulting in multiple scholarship opportunities. Below is a short list of available scholarships for those who are or will be studying business.
AACE International Competitive Scholarships are offered to students who have completed one year of college, are currently enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited university for the fall term, and are pursuing a program in one of the following disciplines: agricultural engineering; architectural engineering; building construction; business administration; chemical engineering; civil [...] More
The American Advertising Federation-New Mexico (AAF-NM) Scholarship Fund has been established to provide scholarships to deserving men and women who intend to enter the advertising profession. In order to apply, you must be a New Mexico resident enrolled full-time at a four-year New Mexico public or non-profit college/university as a junior or senior in one of the following majors: Business (with [...] More
Berklee has more than $40 million in merit-based scholarship funds available to prospective and continuing students. As an applicant to the college's full-time degree or diploma programs, you will automatically be considered for scholarships through the audition and interview process. The Aerosmith Scholarship is open to music business/management majors at Berklee College of Music. For more [...] More
A scholarship fund has been established in memory of Anna B. Spangler by five of her nieces. The proceeds from the endowed scholarship fund will create a scholarship for upper-level, preferably female, student pursuing a four-year degree in the Business curriculum. The recipient of this scholarship must be a resident of the state of North Dakota. For more information or to apply, please visit the [...] More
The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage college students to study environmental science, conservation, natural history and nature-related subjects including environmental law or business. Applicants must submit an essay of 200 words or fewer stating how they expect to make a difference in the environment. Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, possess a dedication to the environment and [...] More
The Asparagus Club awards a maximum of ten scholarships per year (subject to availability of funds). Each scholarship is $2,000 per semester (fall and spring only) not to exceed four consecutive semesters. Recipients must retain full-time student status and earn at least a 2.5 GPA to earn a scholarship each semester/quarter. Eligible applicants must be rising juniors, seniors, or graduate [...] More
Blacks at Microsoft (BAM) is a company-sponsored employee network dedicated to supporting the continued growth and development of black employees at Microsoft Corporation. Applicants for the Blacks at Microsoft Scholarship must be high-school seniors of African descent (for example, African-American, African, or Ethiopian); must plan to attend a four-year college or university in the fall of the [...] More
Since 1993, Cancer for College has provided hope and inspiration to cancer survivors in the form of college scholarships. Applicants are not discriminated against based on sex, race or religious belief. Community college applicants are eligible for the minimum scholarship level. All remaining applicants will be eligible for other one-time awards. Awards are typically $5,000. Scholarship [...] More
The CITe Minor Student Tuition Scholarship was established to recognize current information systems and eBusiness minors who demonstrate academic excellence. It is awarded to students at any level (Junior or Senior) and is renewable.
Applicant must be a current full-time undergraduate student with a minimum 3.0 GPA with an Information Systems or eBusiness minor. To remain eligible for this [...] More
Any Georgia high school senior (or a GED equivalency) who is a United States citizen graduating by the spring of the current academic year or any Georgia student currently enrolled in a school of accredited higher education located in Georgia is eligible to apply for a COAG scholarship. Applicants must present a letter of acceptance or enrollment from a school of accredited higher education [...] More
The College of Saint Rose scholarships are awarded upon acceptance to Saint Rose and are renewable each year for four years or eight semesters, as long as the student remains in good academic standing. The rigor of a student's high school/college program is considered in determining scholarship eligibility. Award amounts vary on academic and test scores. Available scholarships include Trustees [...] More
The Chicago Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA) will grant two renewable scholarships, to two high school seniors residing in the following Illinois Counties: Boone, Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, Stephenson, Will or Winnebago. The scholarships will be awarded to students attending a four-year accredited college/university. Applicants must pursue the [...] More
This scholarship was established by the Bakersfield Chapter Appraisal Institute to promote academic excellence in the School of Business & Public Administration for students interested in a career in real estate appraisal. Applicants must be upper-division students majoring in Business who also have a minimum 3.0 GPA. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More
This scholarship was established in honor of Dr. Jimmy D. Barnes, a CSUB Professor and Chair of Marketing, who passed away at the age of 40 while saving a relative in a tragic boating accident in 1983. In order to apply, you must be a college senior majoring in marketing or graduate student majoring in business administration. A minimum 3.5 GPA is required as well as demonstrated financial need. [...] More
The David and Jeannie Price Scholarship Fund was established in November of 2007 by Mr. David Price through the Baton Rouge Area Foundation. Mr. Price wanted to honor his alma mater, the University of Missouri and the city in which he had a successful career, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Scholarships are made available to provide scholarships to full time juniors or seniors pursuing an undergraduate [...] More
This scholarship will be awarded to a student who has attained a minimum 2.0 GPA and is pursuing a program of study in a business-related field. Preference will be given to female students with dependent children. Students must show financial need. Along with the application, students must write a 500-word essay defining career and educational goals, and the benefits of a college education. For [...] More
Each year, the Friends of the California State Fair Student Scholarships help our state's most promising students achieve their goals and realize their dreams by granting scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $2,500. These awards are given in a broad range of academic studies. They are presented to college students and graduating high school seniors who exhibit academic excellence, leadership [...] More
The Fukunaga Scholarship Foundation offers scholarships to Hawaii residents pursuing degrees in Business Administration, or other business-related fields, at any accredited four-year college or university.
Four-year scholarships are awarded to students just entering college in increments of $5,000 annually. Assuming eligibility is maintained, a total of $20,000 will be awarded over four [...] More
The FWSF Scholarship Fund provides graduate and undergraduate scholarships to San Francisco Bay Area women pursuing careers in finance and financial services. Beyond financial support, FWSF scholarship recipients have the opportunity to be mentored by FWSF members and attend career development and networking events.
Undergraduate scholarships are awarded to women who will be juniors or seniors [...] More
Established in 2002, this competitive, partial scholarship will be awarded to a student or students studying in a Business-related program, who is/are of Ukrainian heritage. Part-time student recipient(s) must complete 18 credits with a 3.0 GPA to renew this scholarship. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More
Thanks to our generous donors, Blue Grass Community Foundation is pleased to offer a variety of scholarships to area students seeking educational opportunities beyond high school.
The Gill-Elliott Scholarship was established to honor William J. Elliott, a chemistry and physics teacher at Highlands High School (Fort Thomas, KY) for 32 years. This scholarship provides an annual award of $2,000 [...] More
Grand Rapids Community Foundation awards hundreds of scholarships annually primarily to Kent County students bound for or in college, or those pursuing a technical career. To be eligible for the Economic Club of Grand Rapids Scholarship, students must be undergraduate students pursuing a degree in business and residents of Kent or Ottawa counties (three-year minimum) with financial need and a [...] More
Grand Rapids Community Foundation awards hundreds of scholarships annually primarily to Kent County students bound for or in college, or those pursuing a technical career.
To be eligible for the Peggy (Kommer) Novosad Scholarship, students must be residents of Kent County, currently completing or possessing an undergraduate degree from Grand Valley State University or Michigan State University [...] More
Grand Rapids Community Foundation awards hundreds of scholarships annually primarily to Kent County students bound for or in college, or those pursuing a technical career.
To be eligible for the Roger and Jacquelyn Vander Laan Family Scholarship, students must be seniors at South Christian High School located in Grand Rapids Michigan entering a full-time program in the fall at any accredited [...] More
Grand Rapids Community Foundation awards hundreds of scholarships annually primarily to Kent County students bound for or in college, or those pursuing a technical career. To be eligible for the Vivian M. Kommer Scholarship, students must be a senior at West Catholic High School located in Grand Rapids Michigan entering undergraduate studies in business or pre-law. Applicants must demonstrate [...] More
Established by the A.O. Smith Harvestore System dealers, friends, and associates in memory of Mr. Harold Davis, who was the director of marketing for the company until his death in 1982. This scholarship will be awarded to a high school senior pursuing a two- or four-year degree in any area of agriculture. Approximately two scholarships at $1,000 each. For more information or to apply, please [...] More
It is anticipated that South Korean scholars will utilize their knowledge to enhance the viability of the South Korean economy through the expansion of educational technology in the fields of international business, international banking, computer science, information technology, research and development, and related fields. The program is also designed to interest American scholars in Korea and [...] More
The Franchise Education and Research Foundation and the Marriott Foundation have collaborated to sponsor this scholarship award. A competitive one-time award will be presented annually. Additionally, the individual selected will be invited to the International Franchise Association's (IFA) Annual Convention and will receive a travel stipend (up to $1,500) to attend. To be eligible for this [...] More
The International Franchise Association Foundation individual selected will be invited to IFA's Annual Convention in February and will receive a travel stipend up to $1,500 to attend. Must be a sophomore, junior or senior enrolled in a U.S. accredited college or university with studies in business, hospitality or franchise management. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship [...] More
The Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships are awarded to women studying business at the undergraduate level who have demonstrated outstanding potential in the field. Zonta International offers up to 32 scholarships of $2,000 each at the district/region level and 6 international scholarships in the amount of $8,000.
Applicants must be female students undertaking a business and/or [...] More
The Jeff Baum Scholarship is a $500 annual award to a deserving aviation/aerospace student. Preference will be given to students enrolled in an aviation business management program. Applicants must be a continuing student in a full-time, multi-year program at an accredited school and have a minimum 3.2 GPA. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More
Established by the Alabama Power Foundation for deserving students enrolled in the College of Commerce and Business Administration. The JSU Alabama Alabama Power Scholarship is open to Alabama residents who plan to attend Jacksonville State University. Applicant must major in business related area.
Applicant must be a full-time student demonstrating academic achievement enrolled in the [...] More
The JWU Business Professionals of America (BPA) Scholarship is available to any accepted incoming student who is a past or present member of BPA. Recipient is selected based upon participation in organization and transcripts. The award is renewable for up to four years and recipient must participate in and give support to JWU's BPA activities. Applications received before February will be [...] More
The scholarship is given in memory of the late Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Nielsen. He served as president and chief executive officer of Farmland Industries, Inc., from 1981-1986.The Nielsens were devoted to agriculture, cooperatives and young people. They were both committed to improving economic conditions for farmers and ranchers through cooperative efforts. Must be a high school senior or college [...] More
The Lillian Kitchen and Zella Kitchen Challis Scholarship was established by Linda and Jack Gill, to honor Linda Gill’s mother and grandmother. This non-renewable merit-based scholarship provides one annual award of $2,000 to a graduating senior from Harrison County High School in Cynthiana, Kentucky who demonstrates excellent academic achievement and who plans to pursue a degree in science, [...] More
This scholarship is awarded to seniors within the Poudre School District boundaries with a 3.5 GPA or better who plan to study Business, Economics, Finance or Real Estate in post-secondary education or training in Colorado. To be considered the student must intend to pursue a degree in business, finance or economics and additional preference will be given those seeking a degree in real estate. [...] More
The LouEllen Dabbs Scholarship is for a student who is a single parent and interested in pursuing a career in business, banking, or finance. To qualify, students must be enrolled in business administration or banking, be a single parent, be registered for a minimum of nine credits, and have at least a 2.35 GPA. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More
Available to sophomores, juniors, or seniors majoring in Business. Selection is based on need and merit as determined by the faculty of the Department of Business. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More
The Mark Beaumont Scholarship was established by the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences in 2010 to honor the memory of COO of Capcom North America and Europe, Mark Beaumont. This scholarship has been established to support students who are pursuing careers specializing in the business of interactive entertainment. Possible career paths for Mark Beaumont applicants include (but are not limited [...] More
The Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. is an independent charitable organization that was established in 1976 with a mission to attract students to the material handling, logistics and supply chain industry by providing financial support. We offer scholarship award opportunities to students who possess a commitment to the material handling, logistics and/or supply chain industry. [...] More
The Matt Fong Asian Americans in Public Finance scholarship honors the memory of former California state treasurer, Matt Fong, for his dedication to public service, active involvement in state politics, and direct impact he had in opening up opportunities for Asian Americans in the public finance industry. Matt Fong's life embodied the mission of the Asian Americans in Public Finance [...] More
Open to high school seniosr pursuing a four-year degree in select areas of agriculture, agribusiness management, communications, education, journalism, extension, public relations, finance, economics, sales, marketing, engineering, mechanization, technology, plant pathology, plant/animal breeding and genetics, range/soil science or public service and administration in agriculture. Resident of [...] More
Dean Carlson grew up on a farm in northwest Iowa. While in FFA, Dean held many offices, competed on judging teams and received his Iowa State Farmer degree. Dean graduated from Iowa State University and spent his career in the animal by-product industry in Iowa. This scholarship was endowed to provide funds so that FFA members in northwest Iowa could have the same opportunity he had in attending [...] More
The New Jersey Chapter of the National Association of Water Companies Association is offering scholarships to high school students who will be attending a New Jersey college or university and is interested in the water utility industry or any related field.
Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen who is a resident of New Jersey and has lived in state for at least five years. Must be a high school [...] More
H.H. Kildee, longtime Dean of the College of Agriculture at Iowa State University, was an outstanding judge of dairy cattle and supporter of student judging programs and activities. In 1999, National Dairy Shrine established an undergraduate scholarship ($1,000) in his honor to be awarded to a junior/senior status college student working toward a Bachelor of Science in Dairy/Animal Science or has [...] More
The purpose of this award is to recognize and reward graduating university or four-year college seniors who are planning a career related to the dairy industry or production agriculture and who have demonstrated leadership skills, activities, academic ability and interest in the dairy industry. Each university can nominate up to two students for this award. Only two applicants per college or [...] More
Seven scholarships will be awarded, three from the Klussendorf's Chris Kampf fund and four from the McKown Fund. Students who are eligible include those that are successfully completing their first, second or third years at a two- or four-year college or university in the United States or Canada majoring in dairy science, animal science, agri-business, or other related majors that will develop [...] More
The New York Financial Writers Association Scholarships are for journalism students in the New York City metropolitan area who wish to pursue a career in business or financial journalism.
Complete the application providing your present address and telephone number and, if different, your permanent home address and telephone number. Applications should be available at your department or the [...] More
To qualify for consideration for the Phi Chi Theta Anna E. Hall/Helen D. Snow Scholarships, applicant must be: A national member of Phi Chi Theta in good standing. A student who has completed at least one semester or two quarters of college in the United States. A student who will be enrolled in and attending classes during the forthcoming academic year at an approved college or university in the [...] More
Awarded to a high school senior pursuing a four-year degree in agricultural business management, farm & ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Applicant must be female, live on family farm in the Continental United States and demonstrate an interest in managing a farm. Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale required. For more information or to apply, please visit the [...] More
We are pleased that you are interested in pursuing a career in project management. The Foundation has established a tuition scholarship program to assist qualified students in obtaining degrees from accredited academic institutions of higher learning in the field of project management. Scholarships are sponsored by PMI, PMI Components, corporations, and universities.
The PMI Educational Foundation Scholarship Program is pleased that you are interested in pursuing a career in project management. The Foundation has established a tuition scholarship program to assist qualified students in obtaining degrees from accredited academic institutions of higher learning in the field of project management. Scholarships are sponsored by PMI, PMI Components, corporations, [...] More
The scholarship provides an opportunity for students to advance their education and anti-fraud career paths. Many of these outstanding and deserving students go on to become Certified Fraud Examiners.
Applicants must be enrolled 9 semester hours (or equivalent) per term if undergraduate or 6 semester hours (or equivalent) per term if graduate level. Must be currently enrolled at an accredited, [...] More
Established in memory of Robert Eggert, who most wanted to be remembered for promoting education, this scholarship is available to a high school senior pursuing a four-year degree in agribusiness. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More
Scarlett Family Foundation Scholarships are open to high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who will graduate or have graduated from high school in one of the following Middle Tennessee counties: Bedford, Cannon, Cheatham, Clay, Coffee, Cumberland, Davidson, Dekalb, Dickson, Fentress, Franklin, Giles, Hickman, Houston, Humphreys, Jackson, Lawrence, Lewis, Lincoln, Macon, [...] More
The SILA Foundation awards ten (10) $2,500 scholarships for use at an accredited post-secondary college or university. Students must be enrolled in one of the following disciplines: insurance studies, finance or accounting, business administration, marketing, or education. Applicants must be enrolled in a minimum of nine (9) credit hours at an accredited post-secondary school or be employed [...] More
South Dakota Retailer Association's (SDRA) Jerry Wheeler Scholarship program is designed to encourage and support students studying for a career in retailing. To be eligible, the applicant must be enrolled in or planning to enroll in a retail-related course of study at a technical school, college or university, or other trade schools in the fall of the application year. Students must meet one of [...] More
The Stephen L. Keller Scholarship was established to annually provide three non-renewable scholarships of $2,000 to outstanding undergraduate students from Eastern Kentucky majoring in a business-related field. The student must be attending a accredited four-year educational institution in Kentucky. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More
The Stephen W. Cavanaugh Scholarship Fund was established in January of 2007 by Louisiana Workers' Compensation Corporation (LWCC) through the Baton Rouge Area Foundation to honor the memory of Stephen W. Cavanaugh. Mr. Cavanaugh served as the President and CEO of LWCC until his death on November 15, 2006. He was an extraordinary leader who made lasting contributions to the insurance industry in [...] More
Must be a high school senior or college student pursuing a four-year degree in agriculture, communication, education, business management, economics, international agriculture, finance, sales and marketing and science, engineering and related specialists except biochemistry, biological science, biotechnology and marine biology. Attendance at The Ohio State University and Ohio residency required. [...] More
Funded by the U.S. Department of State and administered by The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars, the prestigious Thomas R. Pickering Fellowship Program provides undergraduate and graduate students with financial support, mentoring and professional development to prepare them academically and professionally for a career in the U.S. Department of State Foreign Service. Women, [...] More
Thunderbird has a rich history of providing the finest international business management education in the world. The quality of the Thunderbird experience is reflected in the fact that more than 35,500 of our graduates play leading roles at the best businesses in 141 different countries worldwide.
Thunderbird evaluates all highly-qualified entering students for scholarships. All entering [...] More
The TLMI Four-Year College Degree Scholarship Program is for qualified full-time college students, entering their third or fourth year of study, who are pursuing a degree to prepare for a career in the tag and label manufacturing industry. Applicant must be a sophomore or junior attending an accredited American college/university on a full-time basis during their junior or senior year and [...] More
This scholarship program is for students enrolled in a flexographic printing program at a two-year college or degree-granting technical school. This grant is targeted at students seeking a career in the flexographic industry. Your school advisor must review your application and submit it to TLMI Headquarters.
Applicant must demonstrate interest in entering the tag and label industry and [...] More
The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is a partnership between of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities. The program awards scholarships to students attending one of 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities, pursuing a bachelor degree in agriculture, natural resources, food science, nutrition, or related academic [...] More
The Women Grocers of America (WGA) is pleased to assist the National Grocers Association (NGA) in its pursuit to recruit and retain the next generation of quality managers and entrepreneurs. We offer academic scholarships worth $1,500 each to students who intend to pursue a career in the independent sector of the grocery industry. Applicants must be independent grocery retailers and wholesalers, [...] More
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's engineering school will soon be called the "Grainger College of Engineering" after receiving another $100 million gift from The Grainger Foundation. The Grainger donation is the largest amount ever gifted to a public university to rename a college. [...]
Thirteen parents and one coach charged in the "Operation Varsity Blues" college cheating scandal will plead guilty in accordance with plea agreements. While elite parents implicated in the admissions scandal cheated to help their children get into college, there is a growing concern about how students, in general, may be cheating their way through college; specifically by buying ghostwritten essays online. [...]