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Accounting Scholarships
Courtesy of Scholarship News.
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Actuary Diversity Scholarships
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Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation, Inc.
Alice S. Marriott Scholarship Fund
Deadline : May 1
Marriott International has partnered with Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation, Inc. to grant scholarships for 2012 to 2015. The scholarships are offered to students from traditionally underrepresented groups who are interested in careers in hospitality.
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AMBER Grants for Women in Business
For women who are trying to start small businesses, home-based or online. The Amber Grants began in 1998. It was launched by Womensnet to honor the memory of a young woman (Amber) who died at the age of 19 -- unable to fulfill her entrepreneurial dreams. Each month we award a Qualifying Grant of $1,000 as selected by our WomensNet judges. One of our 12 monthly qualification winners will be awarded our $9,000 Amber Grant at the end of 2018. These funds are intended to be used to upgrade equipment, pay for a website, market a business, etc. -- the essential expenses that can often make the difference between getting started or getting stalled. No repayment is required or expected, although it is hoped that you will pass on the kindness by mentoring and helping others along the way.
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American Association of Advertising Agencies Foundation
Through the 4A's Foundation, Operation Jumpstart scholarships are granted to students of diverse ethnic backgrounds at post-graduate portfolio schools in an effort to increase the diversity of art directors and copywriters in the advertising industry. The Foundation also administers the following scholarships for people of color and women: the Bill Bernbach Minority Scholarship, the John Mack Carter Scholarship, the ANA Multicultural Excellence Scholarship, and the Advertising Age Media Scholarship.
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American Business Women's Association (ABWA)
Stephen Bufton Memorial Education Fund
One of the country's most highly respected grant and scholarship funds for women. SBMEF has been supporting businesswomen for more than 50 years. The fund assists women pursuing advanced educational goals enabling them to achieve business and professional success. The National Board of Directors of the American Business Women's Association (ABWA) serve as the SBMEF trustee's, overseeing the funds administration. Each year the trustees strive to maximize funding to provide hundreds of American women with financial assistance to attend college, trade school and professional development.
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American Concrete Institute
Scholarships and Fellowships
The foundation provides $3,000 scholarships for graduate study in the field of concrete. The awards include the ACI-W. R. Grace Scholarship, V. Mohan Malhotra Scholarship, Kumar Mehta Scholarship, Katharine and Bryant Mather Scholarship, ACI Bertold E. Weinberg Scholarship, and ACI Scholarship.
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American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation
Deadline: April 1
The purpose of the AH&LEF scholarship programs is to support the educational development of students pursuing an undergraduate degree in hospitality management. All eligible students must be enrolled in hospitality management programs (i.e., hotel administration, hotel/restaurant management, culinary arts, travel and tourism administration). In 2008 the Foundation has awarded more than $568,000 to more than 350 students through the following vehicles:
(1) AH&LEF Annual Scholarship Grant Program (school nominated)
(2) Arthur J. Packard Memorial Scholarship (school nominated)
(3) Steve Hymans Extended Stay Scholarship (school nominated)
(4) The Rama Scholarship for the American Dream (school nominated)
(5) Pepsi Scholarship (school nominated)
(6) Hyatt Hotels Fund for Minority Lodging Management (self-nominated)
(7) American Express Scholarship (self-nominated)
(8) Ecolab Scholarship (self-nominated)
(9) AH&LEF Incoming Freshman Scholarship (self-nominated)
(10)AH&LEF Graduate Scholarship (self-nominated)
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American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Scholarship Search
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American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
AICPA offers many scholarship opportunities for accounting students at varying points in their academic careers. Additionally, we encourage students to contact their state CPA societies and college/university financial aid offices for other potential sources of financial assistance.
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American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Fellowships for Minority Accounting Students
The AICPA Fellowship for Minority Doctoral Students ensures that CPAs of diverse backgrounds are visible in college and university classrooms. The program's goal is to increase the number of minority CPAs who serve as role models and mentors to young people in the academic environment. The AICPA Foundation awards annual fellowships of $12,000 to full-time minority accounting scholars who demonstrate significant potential to become accounting educators.
Also listed under Grants for Individuals -- minorities, business
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Asian Women in Business Scholarship
Deadline : August 1
The Asian Women In Business Scholarship encourages and promotes exceptional Asian female students who have demonstrated scholarship, leadership, community service and/ or entrepreneurship. The AWIB Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to students who have the attributes to be our next generation of leaders. Candidates for the scholarship must be female of Asian (includes those who can trace their ancestry from Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam) or Pacific Islander ancestry.
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Association of Accountants and Financial Professionals in Business
Research Foundation
IMA sponsors a variety of scholarship programs to help students offset the high cost of education. These include the IMA Memorial Education Fund and Stuart Cameron and Margaret McLeod Memorial Scholarships. In addition, IMA's Foundation for Applied Research offers a research grant program for doctoral students who are pursuing research in the area of management accounting.
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Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship Program
The ACFE Foundation supports the education of collegiate accounting, business, finance and criminal justice students worldwide through the Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship Program. National and international students are eligible to apply and four different scholarship amounts are awarded: one $10,000 scholarship, two $5,000 scholarships, four $2,500 scholarships and twenty-three $1,000 scholarships. The Ritchie-Jennings Memorial scholarships are awarded in U.S. dollars and include a one-year ACFE Student Associate membership. Scholarships will be paid directly to a student's university.
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Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting
formerly called the American Association of Hispanic Certified Public Accountants
Student Scholarships
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DECA: Developing Future Leaders in Marketing, Management, and Entrepreneurship
DECA's scholarship program provides over $300,000 in scholarships at the International Career Development Conference each year. More than 50 corporations, provide scholarships through the DECA Scholarship Program. DECA Inc. administers the program based on guidelines set by the donor. DECA scholarships are strictly merit based.
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Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting Scholarships
The Educational Foundation awards scholarships to women who are pursuing accounting degrees at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Current programs include:
(1) Laurels Fund -- The Laurels Fund provides one-year academic scholarships for women who are pursuing a Ph.D. in accounting. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $5,000 each.
(2) Women in Transition -- The "Women in Transition" Scholarship was established in 1990 to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the Educational Foundation. The Board of Trustees designated this fund for scholarship awards to women returning to school to earn a bachelor's degree in accounting. This scholarship is renewable annually upon satisfactory completion of course requirements.
(3) Women in Need Scholarship -- Available to women in their third, fourth, or fifth year of academic pursuit who need the financial support to complete their degrees. This 2-year, $2,000 per year scholarship is renewable annually upon satisfactory completion of course requirements.
(4) Undergraduate Scholarships -- The Educational Foundation also funds undergraduate scholarship awards administered by the American Society of Women Accountants.
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Electronic Document Systems Foundation
EDSF scholarships are awarded to full-time students who are committed to pursuing a career in document communications and/or in the enterprise content management marketplace. These careers may include: Computer Science & Engineering, Graphic & Media Communications, and Business in the document communications industry. The EDSF scholarship awards program was established to recognize and support the vital role that education plays in the success of electronic document communication companies worldwide. EDSF scholarships are awarded to qualified students who are preparing for careers in this growing and dynamic industry. A minimum of 30 scholarships are available each year.
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Equipment Leasing & Financing Foundation
For more than 15 years, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Foundation has supported ongoing research within the equipment lease financing industry. The Foundation works directly with industry consultants and academics to conduct research. Annually, the Foundation provides research grants for approved studies.
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Government Finance Officers Association
Scholarship Opportunities
Note: search for scholarships in the find box.
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Huebner Foundation
Doctoral Fellowships in Insurance Education
Deadline : Jan. 15
The purpose of the Foundation is to strengthen insurance education at the collegiate level by increasing the number of professors specializing in insurance. Doctoral Fellowship grants cover tuition and other fees of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and provide an annual stipend of $20,000. Fellowships are granted for a period of one academic year and are renewable on evidence of satisfactory progress for up to four years.
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Hyatt Hotels Fund for Minority Lodging Management Students
In 1988, Hyatt established this fund to provide financial aid to minority students pursing a degree in hotel management. Over the years, Hyatt has continued its investment to permanently endow the fund, currently valued at more than $850,000. Since 1988, approximately 237 minority students have received $474,000 through this scholarship.
Also listed under Grants for Individuals : Minorities
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International Furnishings and Design Association Educational Foundation
Students who have completed no less than one semester of post-secondary school can apply. Scholarship recipients will be selected based on the applicant's achievements; awards and accomplishments; future plans and goals; and a letter of recommendation from a design educator, a mentor, or a practitioner in the field.
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Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship Program
Deadline : September 14
Awards up to 15 dissertation fellowship grants of $20,000 each to PhD, D.B.A., or other doctoral students at accredited U.S. universities to support dissertations in the area of entrepreneurship.
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LaGrant Foundation
Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and a member of one of the following ethnic groups: African American, Asian Pacific American, Hispanic or Native American. Applicant must also be a full-time student at a four-year, accredited institution, carrying a total of 12 units or more per semester/quarter. Applicant must have a minimum of 2.75 GPA* and MUST major in a field of study that has an emphasis on public relations, marketing or advertising or must minor in communications with desire to pursue a career in public relations, marketing or advertising.
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Michigan Accountancy Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: January 29
Each year, the Michigan Accountancy Foundation (MAF) awards scholarships to deserving accounting students attending Michigan's colleges and universities. The MAF provides this scholarship program to assist current college accounting majors in funding their fifth/graduate year; accounting majors in their senior year are encouraged to apply. If you have any additional questions regarding the scholarship, please contact the Michigan Association of CPAs at (248) 267-3700.
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Michigan Economic Development Association
Scholarship Program
The Michigan Economic Developers Association (MEDA) Scholarship Program is designed to help MEDA members with limited resources continue to develop their professional skills in the area of economic development. Scholarships will be provided for members to attend educational and training programs that they would not otherwise be able to attend due to financial restrictions.
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Michigan Retailers Foundation
Michigan Retailers Foundation, established in 1968, provides college scholarships annually to benefit retailers and their employees and families. The foundation is a nonprofit educational organization established by MRA. Donations are tax deductible. MRA's college scholarship competition begins in January each year. Applications are due by April 1. To be eligible, the student applicant or a parent or guardian must work at a business that is a member of MRA. High school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores and juniors may apply. Awards are $1,000 for public or private college students and $500 for community college students. Financial need is not a consideration.
Also listed under Local Area Funders.
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Michigan State University
Broad School of Business
Department of Accounting and Information Systems Scholarships
The Department of Accounting and Information Systems grants thousands of dollars each year to MSU graduate and undergraduate accounting students who demonstrate outstanding academic performance.
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NASDAQ Educational Foundation
The NASDAQ Educational Foundation seeks grants proposals that advance its mission of financial markets literacy through: Educational projects or programs, University campus trading labs, Curriculum development, Academic study or research, or Ph.D. dissertation fellowships.
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Prospanica Foundation Scholarships
Prospanica Foundation Scholarships range from $2,000 to $5,000, and undergraduate students can apply at the $1,500 level. Applicants must: (1) be a United States citizen or legal permanent resident.
(2) be of Hispanic/Latino heritage.
(3)meet the minimum GPA requirements.
(4) have a Prospanica membership - Member ID required.
(5) be enrolled or planning to enroll in a Master's Degree or undergraduate program in a university business school (in the United States or Puerto Rico).
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Saludos.com - Business Scholarships
Scholarship, grant, and internship listings and resources for minority students interested in pursuing a career in business.
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Scholarships, Fellowships, and Postdoctoral Awards in Media Communications
A compilation of resources by Francisco Alberto Tomei Torres, Ph.D. Covers Advertising, Communications, Filmmaking, Journalism, Marketing, Motion Pictures, Print, Radio, Television, Writing.
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Tag and Label Manufacturers Institute, Inc. Scholarships
A $5,000 a year scholarship may be awarded to a sophomore or junior attending a 4 year accredited college or university on a full-time basis during their junior or senior year that can demonstrate interest in entering the tag and label industry. Major course work should include those courses which are appropriate for the tag and label manufacturing industry. (Such as: management, sales/marketing, graphic arts, graphic design, production.)
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Tourism Cares Scholarships
Scholarship Application Period: February 15 - April 1, 2018
Tourism Cares offers up to 29 merit-based academic scholarships totaling $62,000 supporting undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in Travel, Tourism and Hospitality programs.
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Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
Dissertation Award
Deadline : July 6
The Upjohn Institute invites submissions for its annual prize for the best PhD dissertation on employment-related issues. A first prize of $2,500 is being offered. Up to two honorable mention awards of $1,000 may also be given.
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Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
Early Career Research Grants
Deadline : January 26
The Upjohn Institute announces a call for applications for Policy Research Grants and Mini-Grants. Policy Research Grants are open to any interested researcher, while Mini-Grants are restricted to nontenured faculty members. Any proposal related to employment issues will be considered, but the Institute encourages research relevant to labor market issues of the recent recession and current recovery.
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Whiteley Foundation (John and Elizabeth)
Provides scholarships to students pursuing an education in business whose parents reside in Ingham County.
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Zonta International
Jane M. Klausman
Women in Business Scholarships
Established in 1998 from a generous bequest by Jane M. Klausman, a member of the Zonta Club of Syracuse, New York USA, and the 1990-1995 Zonta International Parliamentarian, the Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship is awarded annually to women pursuing undergraduate or Master's degrees in business management. Twelve international scholarships of US $5,000 each are awarded annually and may be used for tuition, books or living expenses at any university, college or institution offering accredited business courses and degrees.
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Foundation Grants to Individuals Online (Main Library Access Only)
Find information about 10,000 foundation profiles at your fingertips, including foundation and public charity programs that have funded individual grantseekers for everything from scholarship opportunities to research needs. Updated weekly.
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An extensive online grants database owned and operated by Schoolhouse Partners, and it contains more than 16,000 funding opportunities provided by more than 5,100 unique sponsoring organizations. Also provides a selection of funding news.
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MSU Scholarships
Michigan State University has hundreds of scholarship opportunities available. Opportunities can be a combination of general scholarships (open to all students) and departmental scholarships (restricted to students within a specific major or field of study). Scholarships may be recommended to you at different times throughout the year as applications become available, so we suggest visiting MSU Scholarships often. Please keep in mind this section lists scholarships available regardless if you are eligible or not. Please note that some scholarships utilize an "Auto-Match" feature which will not require you to apply directly for the scholarship to be considered eligible. These scholarships will be indicated by the word "None" in the Action column. For scholarships for which you need to apply, please make a note of the deadline, as late submissions will not be accepted. Admitted students who have paid their deposit and currently enrolled students: Sign in using your MSU NetID and password to begin the scholarship application process. Once logged in, the system will automatically direct you to required applications.
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Cornell University
Graduate School Fellowships Database
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If you have access to the world wide web and are willing to fill in the online forms, this service promises a free customized list of financial aid sources. FastWeb is actually a searchable database of more than 400,000 private sector scholarships, fellowships, grants, and loans from more than 3,000 sources for all levels of higher education. First-time visitors have to register (first and last name and a user ID), then complete a profile, including background and fields of study. Registrants then receive a list of all currently relevant funding sources. The registration information is stored and can be used on subsequent visits. The entire sign-up process, and delivery of available funding sources, can be a bit tedious: about five to twenty minutes, depending on the connection speed. Approximately 500 new scholarships are added to the database daily, so registrants can stay current. Provided courtesy of Financial Aid Information Page and Student Services, Inc. created by Mark Kantrowitz and sponsored by the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators.
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Note: Individuals looking for money to help finance a business may find Grants for Nonprofits: Business and Economic Development more useful.

The books mentioned on this page are available for public use in the Michigan State University Libraries. If you are unable to visit our library, consider visiting a Foundation Center Funding Information Network Partner in your home state or a local public library in your home town. If the books are not available there, ask about interlibrary loan or visit a local bookstore to find out whether they can be purchased.

How to Pay for Your Degree in Business and Related Fields. Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber. El Dorado Hills, Ca. : Reference Service Press, biennial. Funding Center (1 East) LB2338 .H693 2012/2014
Billions of dollars are available to support students who are interested in working on a degree in business or a related field, including finance, banking, accounting, industrial relations, sales, economics, marketing, and personnel administration. How can you get your share? It's never been easier. Turn to How to Pay for Your Degree in Business & Related Fields, a new guide from Reference Service Press. Here, in one place, you'll find detailed descriptions of the more than 500 scholarships, fellowships, loans, grants, and awards established specifically for students working on a 2-year, 4-year, master's, or doctoral degree in a business field.
2002/2004 edition also available.

Pratt's Guide to Venture Capital Sources. N.Y.: Baker & McKenzie, annual. Gast Business Library HG65 .G83 ed. 26, 2002
Sections include: Background on venture capital, how to raise venture capital, sources of business development financing, and of course an extensive directory.

Annual Register of Grant Support
Wilmette, Ill. : National Register Publishing Co., annual. Funding Center (1 East) LB2336 .A7
Includes information on programs sponsored by government agencies, public and private foundations, educational and professional associations, special interest organizations and corporations. Covers a broad range of interests including academic and scientific research, publication support, equipment and construction support, in-service training, competitions and prizes, and travel and exchange programs. Organized by broad subject areas with four indexes: subject, organization and program, geographic and personnel.

Directory of Research Grants
Phoenix, Ariz. : The Oryx Press, annual. Funding Center (1 East) LB2338 .D5
An annual print version of the Grants Database. Contains information about grants and fellowships available for research projects from federal and state governments, private foundations, professional organizations, and corporations. List grants programs by specific funding areas; indexed by sponsoring organization and grant name.

Foundation Grants to Individuals
New York, N.Y. : Foundation Center, biennial. Funding Center (1 East) LB2336 .F6
The most comprehensive listing available of private foundations which provide financial assistance to individuals. The foundations described have made grants to students, artists, scholars, foreign individuals, minorities, musicians, scientists and writers for scholarships, fellowships, student loans, internships, residencies, arts and cultural projects, medical and emergency assistance, residencies and travel programs.

The Grants Register
New York, N.Y. : St. Martin's Press, annual. Funding Center (1 East) LB2338 .G7
The complete guide to postgraduate funding worldwide.


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