Scholarship Programs - Graduate

The NBMBAA® Scholarship Program awards scholarships to deserving African American graduate students who demonstrate strong communications skills, community involvement, and leadership ability.

Applicants must:

  • Be a financially active member of the National Black MBA Association.
  • Be a U.S. citizen.
  • Be a student entering their first year (Fall 2014), or continuing in a full or part-time master’s program at an accredited college or university in the United States or Canada at the time of award (September 2014).
  • Submit essay on provided topic.
  • Submit a current resume.
  • Have a 3.0 or above GPA.
  • Demonstrate academic excellence.
  • Demonstrate exceptional leadership potential.
  • Be actively involved in their local communities through service to others.
  • Be recommended by a faculty member or individual familiar with applicant’s academic achievements or supervisor in a business workplace.

Application materials:

  • APPLICATION: Must be completed online.
  • ESSAY: Complete a 500 word essay on the selected topic - submitted online only.
  • RESUME: Submit a current resume no more than two (2) pages long.
  • TRANSCRIPT(S): Required - upload a copy of your most recent official transcript(s).
  • PHOTOGRAPHS: Submit a headshot in jpeg format. The image should be at least 1024 x 768.

Recipients receive scholarship awards up to $10,000 and are required to agree to participate in limited public relations activities.

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