Externally Funded Graduate Scholarships and Fellowships: Business
These fellowships relate to graduate study in business (study in applied areas such as management and marketing, not theoretical areas such as economics). Some fellowships might be cross-listed in categories besides this one.
- AICPA Fellowship for Minority Accounting Educators
- Conference Of Southern Graduate School-Master’s Thesis Award
- National Society of Hispanic MBA’s Scholarship
- NNSA Nonproliferation Graduate Program (NGP)
- State Farm Companies Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Awards
- Zonta International
AICPA Fellowship for Minority Accounting Educators
The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) is sponsoring a fellowship designed to encourage minority PH.D. candidates to pursue careers as accounting educators. These fellowships are available to African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American, and Pacific Island students who are enrolled full-time in doctoral programs with a concentration in accounting. The award provides $12,000 per year.
For more information, go to www.aicpa.org or contact:
The Academic Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Academic and Career Development Division
1211 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036-8775
Phone: (212) 596-6270
Fax: (212) 596-6213
Conference Of Southern Graduate School-Master’s Thesis Award
Social Sciences, Business, Education (1 award)
Anthropology, Criminology, Demography, Economics, Geography, International Relations, Political Science and Government, Public Policy Studies, Sociology, Urban Studies, Psychology, Communications, Business and Management, Education, and Life Sciences (1 award)
Biological Anthropology, Biostatistics, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Chemistry, Epidemiology, Physics-biophysics, Psychobiology
Graduate Deans or their designee(s) at CSGS member institutions may nominate one person whose thesis has been accepted in partial fulfillment of master’s degree requirements during the past two academic years and/or summer sessions.
Dr. Maria de Fatima Lima
Dean, School of Grad Studies & Research
1005 D B Todd Blvd
Nashville, TN 37208
For more information, visit the website: http://www.csgs.org/awards/etd_thesis.html
National Society of Hispanic MBA’s Scholarship
The National Society of Hispanic MBA’s and the Hispanic Scholarship fund have partnered to provide financial resources to assist outstanding Latinos pursuing Master’s Degrees in management/business. Awards will range from $2,500 to $5,000 with one $10,000 scholarship. The application deadline will be announced and posted on the website at a later date. For more information on eligibility requirements and application procedures, go to http://www.nshmba.org/Page.aspx?pid=209
Submit applications to:
NSHMBA/HSF Selection Committee
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
One Sansome Street, Suite 1000
San Francisco, CA 94104
For questions concerning the application, call toll-free (877) 467-4622 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
NNSA Nonproliferation Graduate Program (NGP)
The Nonproliferation Graduate Program is a year-long fellowship program structured to promote awareness of professional opportunities in nonproliferation and to develop an exceptional talent pool that could aid the National Nuclear Security Administration in its national and international security work. NGP fellows work within NNSA’s Office of Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation on programs in support of detecting, preventing, and reversing the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, while mitigating the risks of nuclear operations. The full-time program provides students with specialized, hands on training and practical experience on projects and initiatives over the course of the year, enabling participants to gain valuable experience with government agencies, national laboratories, and non-governmental organizations. Fellows work alongside senior NNSA officials and program managers, and opportunities within the USG are a possibility upon completion of their assignments. Applications for the next year are due in the autumn. Applications for the 2009 program are currently being accepted, the application deadline is October 30.
For questions, requests, and applications, contact:
State Farm Companies Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Awards
State Farm Companies Foundation presents awards to doctoral candidates whose dissertation topics and research relate to insurance and risk management. Up to three dissertation awards are given in the each of the categories of Business, and Insurance and Risk Management.
Winners receive a $10,000 research grant and their graduate institution receives a $3,000 grant. Forms are available online from December 1 to March 15.
Applications must be submitted by March 31. Winners are announced in May.
To request an application, contact:
State Farm Companies Foundation
One State Farm Plaza, SC-3
Bloomington, IL 61710
Or visit the State Farm website for more information at www.statefarm.com/foundti/awards.htm
Zonta International is a worldwide organization of executives in business and the professions working together to advance the status of women. Since 1928, Zonta International has addressed challenges to women’s equality in science, business, public affairs and government by providing critical financial support through programs aimed at furthering women’s education, leadership and youth development.