Since its inception, the National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. St. Louis Metropolitan Chapter has provided approximately $500,000 in scholarship funds to deserving students. Through the generous contributions of individuals, groups, and organizations that share NABA's desire to break through the economic barrier minorities often experience, NABA offers scholarships on a local level.
-Be an ethnic minority
-Meet the minimum required GPA or better in your major and overall (specifications on the main website)
-Be a NABA student member majoring in accounting, finance or business, whose membership dues have been received by NABA - St. Louis Metropolitan Chapter no later than the scholarship application deadline (May 30)
*Special Note: Regardless of the circumstances, once becoming a professional member, you are not permitted to return to student status. Graduate students must have entered graduate school immediately after receiving their undergraduate degree in order to maintain student status and be eligible for a scholarship
-Be currently enrolled at a two- or four-year United States college or university as a full-time (12 semester hours or equivalent), undergraduate freshman, sophomore, junior, or first-year senior accounting, finance, or business major or be a full-time graduate student (9 semester hours or equivalent) enrolled or accepted into a masters level business
program. Finance and business majors must have completed six (6) hours of accounting coursework. Current high school seniors are eligible at the local level only.
The various scholarships are:
-Corporate Scholarships: $500-$2,000
-Ronald Slaten Memorial Scholarship: $1,000
-Douglas E. Kelly Memorial Scholarship: $1,000
-Barry C. Winters Memorial Scholarship: $1,000
-Lifting As We Climb Scholarship: $1,000
-Ronald H. Leverett High School Award: $500
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.