Scholarship Programs
2015 nbmbaa scholarships

The 2015 scholarship applications will be open until July 17, 2015

The National Black MBA Association® provides financial support to students pursuing careers in business, academia, and related professions.

  • Our mission is to identify and increase the pool of Black talent for business, public, private, and non-profit sectors.
  • The program is supported by donations from our corporate and educational partners and members.
  • Scholarship awards range from $1,000 to $10,000 however award amounts are contingent upon funding for the current year.

We offer two scholarships:
GRADUATE
UNDERGRADUATE

Graduate Scholarship

Applicants must:

  • Be a financially active member of the National Black MBA Association.
  • Be a U.S. or Canadian citizen.
  • Be a student entering their first year (Fall 2015), or continuing in a full or part-time master’s program at an accredited college or university at the time of award (September 2015).
  • 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.

Undergraduate Scholarship

Applicants must:

  • Be a financially active member of the National Black MBA Association.
  • Be a U.S. or Canadian citizen.
  • Be a student in their first, second, third, or fourth year enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university at the time of award (September 2015).
  • 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 faculty advisor.

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 professional headshot in jpeg format. The image should be at least 1024 x 768.

Recipients receive scholarship awards up to $5,000 and are required to agree to participate in limited public relations activities.

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The 2015 scholarship applications will be open until July 17, 2015

If you need additional assistance please email ​kenya.gray@uncf.org.


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Important: This scholarship application is powered​ by the United Negro College Fund (UNCF). You will be prompted to register with UNCF to obtain a unique login.


Additional Scholarship Programs

These institutions have partnered with the NBMBAA to offer additional scholarship opportunities.

Bentley University

Bentley University offers three merit-based scholarship opportunities at the undergraduate and graduate level for members of the NBMBAA. A full-tuition four-year scholarship is offered at the undergraduate level for students who are members of the NBMBAA Leaders of Tomorrow program and demonstrate a record of academic excellence. Two scholarships, one full and one partial, are also available at the graduate level for applicants who are members of the NBMBAA and are accepted to one of our nine Masters or MBA programs.

Learn more

Brandeis International Business School - Merit Scholarship

In partnership with IBS, the NBMBAA awards the Graduate Merit Scholarship to an outstanding African American student who is either a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident in the United States, and is a member of the NBMBAA in good standing.

Learn more.

Northeastern University/National Black MBA Association MBA Scholarship

In partnership with Northeastern University, this merit-based scholarship covers up to full tuition to qualified candidates who are NBMBAA members and admitted to Northeastern’s Full-time MBA program. Awards are made on the basis of academic, professional and/or personal merit. This scholarship may be renewable.

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Simmons School of Management/National Black MBA Association Scholarship

In partnership with the Simmons School of Management, this renewable scholarship offers up to full tuition for candidates who are National Black MBA Association members in good standing and admitted to Simmons’ Master of Business Administration program. Awards are made on the basis of academic, professional and/or personal merit.

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University of St. Thomas MBA Outreach Scholarship

The University of St. Thomas offers full-tuition, two-year scholarships for applicants who demonstrate a record of academic achievement, professional experience, high potential and a commitment to diversity. Scholarships are for full-time study at the University of St. Thomas, located at their vibrant downtown Minneapolis campus in close proximity to the corporate headquarters of several of the world's leading employers, including Target, General Mills, Best Buy, and U.S. Bank.

Learn more.




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