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About.Com Paying for Business School - Scholarships
http://businessmajors.about.com/od/collegescholarships/Paying_for_School_College_Scholarships.htm
Business school is expensive. During the admissions process, you will need to figure out how you are going to finance your education. Getting a scholarship to business school is one of the best ways to do it. Find out everything you need to know about business school scholarships.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

Accounting Scholarships
http://www.free-4u.com/newpage1.htm
Courtesy of Scholarship News.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

Actuary Diversity Scholarships
http://www.beanactuary.org/programs/?fa=scholarships
(Last checked 06/16/14)

Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation, Inc.
Alice S. Marriott Scholarship Fund
http://www.akaeaf.org/alice_s_marriott.htm
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.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

Alumni and Friends of the London School of Economics in the United States
http://www.aflse.org/scholarships.html?PHPSESSID=ec2f39e62dc6704951d4668509e465ab
Application deadline: February
The Alumni and Friends of the London School of Economics in the United States (AFLSE) awards at least one scholarship each year to an American citizen or permanent resident of the United States for one year of graduate study at the London School of Economics. The scholarship covers tuition costs up to the minimum overseas graduate program fees (currently £11,442). Selection of scholarship recipients is based on academic merit and financial need, with no restrictions as to age, field of study, or degree being sought. To be considered for the scholarship, prospective students must first apply for admission to the LSE. The LSE will identify candidates who are eligible to apply for the AFLSE scholarship through the Graduate Merit Awards selection process. U.S. citizens and permanent residents who receive Graduate Merit Awards may apply for the AFLSE scholarship by checking the relevant box on the Graduate Support Scheme application.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

AMBER Grants for Women in Business
http://womensnet.net/AmberGrants.aspx
Assisting women who are trying to start small businesses, home-based or online. The grants are small, usually $500 to $1000, and are intended to be used to upgrade equipment, pay for a web site etc - the small but essential expenses that can often make the difference between getting started or being forever 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.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

American Accounting Association
Grants and Funding Sources
http://aaahq.org/facdev/research/grants.htm
Current listings include:
(1) Research Opportunities in Internal Auditing
(2) KPMG's and the University of Illinois' s Business Measurement and Research Program
(3) Technology Grant News
(4) Corporate Grantmakers on the Internet
(5) Financial Executives Research Foundation (FERF)
(6) The Foundation Center
(7) The Fulbright Scholar Program
(8) Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE)
(9) MIDAS Databases of Funding Sources
(10) National Council of University Research Administrators
(11) Private Foundations on the Internet
(12) Society of Research Administrators (SRA) GrantsWeb
(13) Texas Research Administrators Group (TRAM)
(14)U.S. Department of Education Funding Opportunities
(Last checked 06/16/14)

American Association of Advertising Agencies Foundation
Scholarships
http://www.aaaa.org/careers/scholarships/Pages/default.aspx
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.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

American Association of University Women Scholarships (AAUW)
https://aauw.scholarsapply.org/pdf/AAUW-SPF-Instructions.pdf
The AAUW is committed to ensuring that “all women have a fair chance” at achieving their education and career goals. This is just one program through which the organization awards more than 200 scholarships each year. Award amounts vary, but range from $5,000 to $18,000. Must be a member of a minority group, including African American/Black, Hispanic/Mexican American, Native American, Native Alaskan American, Asian or Pacific Islander American. Students enrolled in MBA programs may be eligible for funding in their second year of study.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

American Business Women's Association (ABWA)
Seven Islands Charter Chapter (Grand Ledge)
Stephen Bufton Memorial Education Fund
http://www.grand-ledge.com/pdf/organizations.pdf
To be eligible for the $2000 scholarship, candidates must be women, citizens of the U.S., and residents of Michigan; college freshmen, sophomores, juniors, seniors or graduate students in August; and attending or accepted at an accredited college or university authorized to confer degrees at least at the baccalaureate level or higher. They must have acheived a cumulative grade-point average of 3.2 or better on a 4.0 scale.
To be eligible for the $1000 scholarship, candidates must be citizens of the U.S. and residents of Michigan; in the first- or second-year level of college in August; and attending or accepted at a licensed or accredited vocational or community college authorized to confer degrees at least at the associate level. They must have acheived a cumulative grade-point average of 3.2 or better on a 4.0 scale.
To receive an application for either scholarship, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Seven Islands Charter Chapter, Cami Pendell, 328 E. Jefferson St., Grand Ledge, MI 48837; applications must be submitted by March 31.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

American Business Women's Association (ABWA)
Virgo Chapter (East Lansing)
Stephen Bufton Memorial Education Fund
Applications are due at American Business Women's Association national headquarters in Kansas City, Mo., by May 15. The winner will be notified in July.
The field of study is not specified, and the scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $2,000. To be eligible for the scholarship, candidates must be women who: are citizens of the U.S. and residents of Michigan; will be a college freshman, sophomore, junior senior or graduate level in August; are attending or have been accepted at an accredited Michigan college or university; and have achieved a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0. To receive an application, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Virgo Chapter, Marian Smith, 1078 Harrington Lane, East Lansing, MI 48823-7377.
Source : Lansing State Journal, January 16, 2009

American Concrete Institute
Scholarships and Fellowships
http://www.scholarshipcouncil.org/
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.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation
http://www.ahlef.org/
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)
(Last checked 06/16/14)

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Scholarship Search
http://www.thiswaytocpa.com/education/scholarship-search/
(Last checked 06/16/14)

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Scholarships
http://www.aicpa.org/BecomeACPA/Scholarships/Pages/default.aspx
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.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
AICPA/Accountemps Student Scholarship
http://community.thiswaytocpa.com/allgroups/college-and-grad-school/s/aicpaaccountemps_student_scholarship/default.aspx
Deadline : April 1
The AICPA/Accountemps Student Scholarship program provides financial assistance to students who are currently majoring in accounting, finance, or information systems. Five scholarships are awarded annually to AICPA student affiliate members.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Fellowships for Minority Accounting Students
http://www.aicpa.org/Career/DiversityInitiatives/Pages/fmds.aspx
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
(Last checked 06/16/14)

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
John L. Carey Scholarships
http://community.thiswaytocpa.com/allgroups/college-and-grad-school/s/aicpa_john_l_carey_scholarship/default.aspx
This scholarship program provides financial assistance to liberal arts degree holders pursuing graduate studies in accounting. These awards are intended to encourage liberal arts undergraduates to consider professional accounting careers. The amount of the scholarship is $5,000 for one year and is renewable for an additional year of study provided satisfactory scholastic progress is maintained. Recipients of Carey Scholarships are not precluded from accepting other scholarships or awards.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Scholarships for Minority Accounting Students
http://community.thiswaytocpa.com/allgroups/college-and-grad-school/s/aicpa_scholarship_for_minority_accounting_students/default.aspx
The AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students provides financial awards to outstanding minority students to encourage their pursuit of accounting as a major and their ultimate entry into the profession. Scholarship funding is provided by the AICPA Foundation, with contributions from the New Jersey Society of CPAs, Robert Half International and the Accounting Education Foundation of the Texas Society of CPAs.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

Asian Women in Business Scholarship
http://www.awib.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=Page.ViewPage&PageID=811
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.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship Program
http://www.acfe.com/scholarship.aspx
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.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting
formerly called the American Association of Hispanic Certified Public Accountants
Student Scholarships
http://www.alpfa.org/
(Last checked 06/16/14)

Business Grants Available from the U.S. Government
Posted in the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA)
https://cfda.symplicity.com/
Try searching business as a keyword.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

BusinessSchools.com
Finding Business School Scholarships
http://www.businessschools.com/articles/BUSINESS-SCHOLARSHIPS
Winning a scholarship to business school may not be as hard as it seems. Finding the right one for you is an entirely different matter. Even though there are thousands available -- maybe one being offered right now in your own hometown - you probably haven't ever heard about most business scholarships. That's because, most often, they aren't advertised too loudly. So, where can you find them?
(Last checked 06/16/14)

DECA: Developing Future Leaders in Marketing, Management, and Entrepreneurship
http://www.deca.org/scholarships/
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.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

Diversity Pipeline Alliance
http://www.diversitypipeline.org/
A comprehensive resource for African Americans, Hispanic Americans and Native Americans interested in pursuing business and management studies. You'll find information about MBA programs, financial aid, internships and business careers.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting Scholarships
http://www.efwa.org/scholarships.php
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.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

Electronic Document Systems Foundation
http://www.edsf.org/
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.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

Equipment Leasing & Financing Foundation
http://www.leasefoundation.org/
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.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

Government Finance Officers Association
Scholarship Opportunities
http://www.gfoa.org/services/scholarships.shtml
Describes Daniel B. Goldberg Scholarship, Frank L. Greathouse Government Accounting Scholarship, George A. Nielsen Public Investor Scholarship, Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship, Public Employee Retirement Research and Administration Scholarship.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

Grants.gov : Current Federal Funding Opportunities for Science
http://www.grants.gov/search/category.do
Note: Select business and commerce as funding activity category.
(Last checked 03/31/06)

Huebner Foundation
Doctoral Fellowships in Insurance Education
http://www.huebnergeneva.org/huebner/fellowships.php
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.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

Hyatt Hotels Fund for Minority Lodging Management Students
http://www.ahlef.org/content.aspx?id=19828
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
(Last checked 06/16/14)

Inroads Minority Internship Program
http://www.inroads.org/students/apply-online
Deadline : March 31
The mission of INROADS is to develop and place talented minority youth in business and industry and prepare them for corporate and community leadership. INROADS seeks high performing African American, Hispanic, and Native American Indian students for internship opportunities with some of the nation's largest companies. Our rigorous career development training process will challenge you to commit to excellence and raise the bar on your personal expectations.
Also listed under Grants for Individuals - Business, Internships, Minorities.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

Institute of Management Accountants
Scholarships
http://www.imanet.org/ima_membership/membership_categories/student_members.aspx
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.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

International Furnishings and Design Association Educational Foundation
http://www.ifdaef.org/student-scholarships
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.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

James S. Kemper Foundation, see Kemper Foundation
John and Elizabeth Whiteley Foundation, see Whiteley Foundation

Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship Program
http://www.kauffman.org/research-and-policy/kauffman-dissertation-fellowship-program.aspx
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.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

LaGrant Foundation
http://www.lagrantfoundation.org/
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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Maria Padilla-Orasel, see Padilla-Orasel

McKelvey Foundation
Entrepreneurial Scholarship
http://www.mckelveyfoundation.org/entrepreneurial/
Andy McKelvey knows what it is to dream big - to have the vision, creativity and drive to convert a new idea into a thriving business. He also knows what it takes to make those dreams a reality. That's why the McKelvey Foundation is honored to award $40,000 scholarships to young entrepreneurs nationwide who have started their own businesses while in high school. Each scholar will be awarded up to $10,000 per year to attend any four-year college within the United States.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

Michigan Accountancy Foundation Scholarship
http://www.michcpa.org/Content/22461.aspx
Deadline: January 15
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.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

Michigan Economic Development Association
Scholarship Program
https://www.medaweb.org/events/scholarships
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.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

Michigan Minority Business Development Council
http://www.mmbdc.com/
Deadline: May 27
The MMBDC is a privately funded, minority business development organization, whose primary goal and responsibility is to facilitate successful business relationships between minority business enterprises and Corporations that lead to increased procurement for mbes. The program awards scholarships of $2000 each, to ten students annually, and will provide each with an internship opportunity.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

Michigan Retailers Foundation
Scholarships
http://www.retailers.com/mra/events/scholarships-competition.html
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.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

Michigan State University
Broad School of Business
Department of Accounting and Information Systems Scholarships
http://broad.msu.edu/accounting/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.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

MSUFCU Startup Loan
http://www.purelansing.com/Are-you-Starting-a-new-business/Funding
The startUP Loan is for entrepreneurs looking to start their business in the tri-county area: Ingham, Eaton, and Clinton County. Whether you're looking for financing to purchase equipment or space for your business, the startUP loan can help you jump-start your new idea. Services: Low-rate with credit limits up to $15,000; Terms as long as 36 months. Requirements: Plans to locate in Ingham, Eaton, or Clinton County; Completion of loan application and business plan. Eligibility: The startUP loan is only available to new businesses established in the previous two years in the tri-county area: Ingham, Clinton, and Eaton County.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

MSUFCU Jump Start Loan
http://www.purelansing.com/Are-you-Starting-a-new-business/Funding
Available through the Entrepreneur Institute, the Jump Start loan is a micro-loan program designed to help business with short term loans. They currently offer two levels; Level 1 provides the borrower with up to $1000 in funding and Level 2 provides a maximum of $2500. Services: Funds are to be used for inventory, equipment, licenses, and general business purposes. Requirements: The borrower’s application must show a concrete plan for repayment. Eligibility: The Jump Start loan is only available to Lansing residents or businesses.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

NASDAQ Stock Market Educational Foundation, Inc.
http://www.nasdaqomx.com/services/initiatives/educationalfoundation
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.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

National Black MBA Association Scholarship Programs
http://www.nbmbaa.org/Programs/scholarships/Default.aspx
Undergraduate, graduate, and Ph.D. students can benefit from the approximately $200,000 in scholarship awards that are distributed each year. In addition, the NBMBAA chapters conduct local scholarship programs, awarding funding to students in their area.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

National Society of Accountants (NSA) Scholarship Foundation
http://www.nsacct.org/Education/NSAScholarshipFoundation/tabid/6976/Default.aspx
Deadline: March 10
Students majoring in accounting with a “B” or better grade point average, who are undergraduate students and U.S., or Canadian citizens are eligible. For more information and applications contact the NSA Scholarship Foundation at 1010 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia, 22314-1574 or telephone (703) 549-6400.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA)
http://www.nshmba.org/scholarship/
The NSHMBA and the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) have partnered to provide financial resources to assist outstanding Latinos pursuing Master's Degrees in management/business. The scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis to full-time and part-time Master's degree-seeking graduate students. Awards will range from $2,500 to $5,000 with one $10,000 scholarship.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

Rising Farmworker Dream Fund
http://www.risingfarmworkers.org/fellowships/
Deadline : June 1
The Rising Farmworker Dream Fund is proud to announce its second annual Pre-MBA Fellowship program. The award is intended to encourage the sons and daughters of farmworkers to purse MBA degrees and in turn, develop more leaders who will channel resources to the U.S. farmworking community. Two categories of awards will be given in 2008:
1) Pre-MBA Fellowship Award--for students applying for an MBA in 2008 (expected graduation 2011)
2) MBA Preparation Fellowship Award--for college Juniors & Seniors interested in pursuing an MBA within 5 years
We encourage students to apply as early as possible since some of the awards will be given on a first-come-first-serve basis.
Note: Sent an email to info@risingfarmworkers.org to inquire whether this scholarship will be offered again in 2009.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

Saludos.com - Business Scholarships
http://www.saludos.com/educationpavilion/scholarships/bizshl.html
Scholarship, grant, and internship listings and resources for minority students interested in pursuing a career in business.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

Scholarships, Fellowships, and Postdoctoral Awards:
Architecture, Accounting, Arts and Humanities, Interior Design, Liberal Arts, Planning, Religion
http://scholarships.fatomei.com/scholar4.html
A compilation of resources by Francisco Alberto Tomei Torres, Ph.D.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

Scholarships, Fellowships, and Postdoctoral Awards in Media Communications
http://scholarships.fatomei.com/scholar12.html
A compilation of resources by Francisco Alberto Tomei Torres, Ph.D. Covers Advertising, Communications, Filmmaking, Journalism, Marketing, Motion Pictures, Print, Radio, Television, Writing.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

Tag and Label Manufacturers Institute, Inc. Scholarships
http://tlmi.com/about-tlmi/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.)
(Last checked 06/16/14)

Tourism Cares Scholarships
http://www.tourismcares.org/scholarships
Tourism Cares awards more than $100,000 in scholarships annually. The endowment Tourism Cares manages, which includes the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA), International Airlines Travel Agent Network (IATAN), and NTA Scholarships, totals nearly $2 million. The academic scholarships are offered for travel and tourism or hospitality students; the professional development scholarships are available for professionals entering or working in the industry. The awards support the education of the future and current travel industry workforce in order to maintain a high level of professionalism.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
Dissertation Award
http://www.upjohn.org/GrantsandAwards
Deadline : July 5
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.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
Policy Research Grants
Deadline : February 1
http://www.upjohninst.org/grantsawards.html
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.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

W. E. Upjohn, see Upjohn

Whiteley Foundation (John and Elizabeth)
http://staff.lib.msu.edu/harris23/grants/privloc.htm#whiteley
Provides scholarships to students pursuing an education in business whose parents reside in Ingham County.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

Zonta International
Jane M. Klausman
Women in Business Scholarships
http://www.zonta.org/WhatWeDo/InternationalPrograms/JaneMKlausmanWomenInBusinessScholarship.aspx
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.
(Last checked 06/16/14)


Databases

SciVal Funding
http://www.funding.scival.com.proxy2.cl.msu.edu/home
http://www.funding.scival.com.proxy2.cl.msu.edu/search?preSearch
Provides access to a searchable database of more than 12,000 active opportunities, 2.25M awards (back to 2004), and 4500 funding bodies. Geographic coverage is strongest for the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, European Commission, Australia, Ireland, Singapore, India, South Africa, and New Zealand. At present academic discipline coverage is strongest in the sciences and business; hopefully it will beef up funding information in the arts, humanities, and social sciences as time goes by.
For more information see Frequently Asked Questions: MSU Scholars (SciVal Experts/SciVal Funding)
(Last checked 06/16/14)

Foundation Grants to Individuals Online (Main Library Access Only)
http://gtionline.fdncenter.org/ipl.php
Includes descriptions of more than 6,000 foundations and public charities that fund individual grantseekers, and is searchable by nine different criteria. Records provide contact information, financial data, application information, and program descriptions, with links to more than 500 foundation Web sites. Updated quarterly.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

GrantSelect
http://ezproxy.msu.edu:2047/login?url=http://www.grantselect.com/access
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.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

MSU Scholarship Search
http://scholendow2.ais.msu.edu/Student/ScholSearch.asp
MSU offers a wide variety of scholarships, some of which have criteria which severely limit the number of students who might be eligible for the scholarship, while others have much broader criteria. This facility should help you find those MSU scholarships for which you might be eligible. You can search either by unit (College/Department) within the University or by criteria such as major/specialization, Michigan county of permanent residence, high school, or study abroad.
(Last checked 06/16/14)

Cornell University
Graduate School Fellowships Database
http://www.gradschool.cornell.edu/fellowships
(Last checked 10/10/11)

FastWeb
http://www.fastweb.com/.
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.
(Last checked 06/16/14)


Books

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 Cooperating Collection 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.

Raising Money in Less than Thirty Days : A Guide for Individuals and Organizations. Susan Wright. New York, N.Y. : Carol Publishing Group, 1993. 106pp. Funding Center (1 East) HG 177 .W75 1993
Describes the process of raising money for individuals and small businesses. Includes sections on loans, Small Business Administration financing, venture capital, creating a business plan, grant proposals, program-related investments, working with nonprofits, and federal agency funding.

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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