Business Scholarships

AICPA Scholarship Opportunities

*AICPA/Accountemps Student Scholarship*
Undergraduate or graduate students pursuing a degree in accounting, finance, or information systems.
Amount: $2500 (5 awarded)
DEADLINE: April 1

For more information and application for each scholarship, visit aicpa.org/aec.

 

*AICPA Scholarship for Minority Students*
For undergraduate or graduate minority accounting students.
Amount: $5000 (130 awarded)
DEADLINE: April 1

For more information and application for each scholarship, visit aicpa.org/aec.

 

*AICPA Fellowship for Minority Doctoral Students in Accounting* 

To qualify, an applicant must:
1. Have applied or been accepted into a doctoral degree program with a concentration in accounting
2. Have earned a Master's Degree and/or completed at least 3 years full-time experience in the practice of accounting
3. Be a CPA or plan to pursue the CPA credential
4.  Agree to attend school on a full-time basis until attaining one's doctoral degree 

Amount: $12,000
DEADLINE: April 1

For more information or application, please visit  www.aicpa.org/diversity.

 *John L. Carey Scholarship*
Liberal Arts or other non-business related degree holders preparing to enter a graduate accounting program.
Amount: $5000 (10 awarded)
DEADLINE: April 1

 

BannerStandPros.com Scholarship

Open to students pursing degree or certification in art, graphic design, or marketing. Student must also be s legal resident of the U.S. or hold a valid student VISA.

Amount: $500

DEADLINE: August 31

For more information and to apply, please visit their site.

 

Bizshark Startup Scholarship

  • Applicant must have 3.0 G.P.A. or higher
  • Applicant must be an undergraduate majoring in business, management, accounting, or related field OR pursuing a Master of Business Administration degree.
  • Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.

Amount: $1,000

DEADLINE: July 15

For more information, please visit their website.

 

Buick Achievers Scholarship Program

The following are encouraged to apply:

-High school seniors and current undergraduate

-Those who plan to enroll full-term at a four-year college

-Those who plan to major in a field of study that focuses on engineering, technology, design, or business, with an interest in the automotive industry.

Amount: 100 scholarships of up to $25,000

            1,000 scholarships at $2,000 each

DEADLINE: February 28

For more information and application, please visit www.buickachievers.com

CollegeClasses.com Business Scholarship Award

Awarded to student pursuing degree in business.

Applicant must:

1. Be legal resident of United States

2. Be 16 years of age or older

3. Be enrolled or applying for enrollment in degree program

4. Consent into allow CollegeClasses.com to display your name, photograph, and educational aspirations if selected as winner

Amount: $500

DEADLINE: May 1

For more information and application, please visit CollegeClasses.com's website.

 

 

C.S. Oats Accounting Scholarship

Open to an accounting major in their third year of a five year program.

To apply, submit a letter to:

Parke County Community Foundation
115 Market Street, P.O. Box 276
Rockville, IN 47872
Phone: 765-569-7223
Fax: 765-569-5383

Amount: $250
DEADLINE: open

DegreeDirectory Academic Business Scholarship

DegreeDirectory.org is presenting its first Annual Undergraduate Academic Business Scholarship. It is for students pursuing a business related academic major.

Amount: $1000
DEADLINE: April 1

For more information or application, please visit http://degreedirectory.org/pages/business_scholarship.html.

Digital Marketing Scholarship

A scholarship offered by Conversion, a performance-driven digital marketing firm.

Eligibility:

  • Full-time student at an accredited college or university
  • Be a Canadian for American citizen
  • Be enrolled in a post-secondary institution in the field of Business Marketing, Communications, Information Technology, or related field.

Amount: $1,000

DEADLINE: September 19

For more information and to apply, please visit their website.

DOMO Scholarship for Business Management

Domo will provide two scholarships of $2,500 each for college students who are studying business management and who show an interest in analytics.

To apply, please go to http://www.domo.com/.

Emitations Women in Business Scholarship

Eligibility
Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident of the United States, may not be an employee of Marketing Advantages International, Inc. and must meet one of the following 2 criteria: 
  1. Incoming freshman
    Applicant must be a current high school student, graduating or earning a GED and have a cumulative high school grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4-point scale and must have taken either the ACT or SAT test. 

  2. Current freshman, sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students: 
    Applicant must have a cumulative college grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4-point scale, and be enrolled full-time at an accredited American college or university

Amount: $1,000

DEADLINE: December 15

For more information and application, please visit Emitations website.

 

Frank L. Greathouse Government Accounting Scholarship

Eligibility:

    * Currently a full-time student in an accounting program who is preparing for a career in state and local government finance and who is in the process of completing at least their junior year.
    * Citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada.
    * Recommendation by student's academic advisor or the chair of the accounting program.
    * Student has not been a past winner of a scholarship administered by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.



Amount: $7,000
DEADLINE: February 20

For more information and application, please visit www.gfoa.org and go to "Student Opportunities.

Graduate Tutor.com MBA scholarships

Provides list of over 50 scholarship opportunities.

GreenPal Business Scholarship

Criteria:
1. Applicant must be graduating high school senior or currently enrolled in a college of business with a 3.0 or higher GPA
2. Applicant must demonstrate high ambition and desire to be an entrepreneur or business owner.
3. Applicant must have a declared major in the college of Business.
4. Funds must be used for full-time enrollment at accredited two or four-year colleges, Universities, vocational or technical schools in the United States.

Amount: $2,000 paid equally over 4 semesters ($500 per semester)

DEADLINE: May 30

For more information and application, please visit GreenPal's website.

 

HOPE Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded through the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana and the Northwest Indiana McDonald's Owner/Operators.

Available to graduating high school seniors with a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0 and who will be studying in a the field of Business Management, Agriculture, or Hospitality. Applicant must demonstrate community involvement.

Amount: $1,000

DEADLINE: April 30

To apply, please click here. You can also find more information at the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana.

 

HubShout On-line Marketing Scholarship

The HubShout Online Marketing Scholarship is designed to help students who are on the path to a business or marketing career that will involve online marketing.

Students who have completed at least one year of post-secondary education and have at least a 3.0 GPA are invited to apply. A scholarship will be awarded to three qualified applicants ($1,000 each) who can best demonstrate a passion for online marketing.

Amount: $1,000

DEADLINE: July 15-November 30 application period

For more information, please visit HubShout's website.

Indiana CPA Society Scholarship

Eligibility:

1. The student must be a resident of Indiana, attending an ICI member institution, pursuing accounting studies and classes that will lead to a major in accounting or its equivalent, with a career interest in the accounting and finance field.
2. The student must be in good standing at their college/university and be on target to graduate no later than the final semester of the academic year following their application.

Amount: $1.000
DEADLINE: April 15 (form must be completed and returned to VU's Financial Aid Office by this date)

For more information or application, please visit www.icindiana.org. The application is on the right=hand side.

Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance Scholarship

Applicant must be:

1.      A resident of the state of Indiana with full-time student status at an Indiana independent college or university

2.      A sophomore, junior or senior as of the 2009 fall semester with a GPA of 2.5 or higher

3.      Pursuing a degree in business, insurance, or related field intending to embark on a career in the insurance profession

4.      In need of the financial assistance provided by this scholarship

5.      In good standing at his or her institution of higher education

6.      Able to demonstrate involvement and leadership in campus activities

Amount: $1000
DEADLINE: November 25

For more information or application, please visit their website.

Indiana Women Public Finance Scholarship

Female students who are Indiana residents, entering their junior year in college. Open to students majoring in finance, public finance, law, government accounting, public policy and public management, or other related fields.

Amount: $1000
DEADLINE: March 31

To apply, please visit the Financial Aid Office.

Institute of Management Accountants

*IMA Memorial Education Fund Scholarships* (MEF)

The applicant must be an accounting or finance undergraduate or graduate student. They must be at taking at least 6 credit hours.
Amount: $1000 to $2500
DEADLINE: February 15

*Stuart Cameron and Margaret McLeod Memorial Scholarship* (SCMS)

The applicant must be an accounting or finance undergraduate or graduate student. They must be at taking at least 12 credit hours.
Amount: $5000
DEADLINE: February 15

For more information or application, please visit www.imanet.org/scholarships.

 

Kaplan Group Annual Scholarship

Open to an undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a business or law-oriented degree.

Amount: $1,000

DEADLINE: July 27

For more information and how to apply, please visit their website.

 

James S. Kemper Foundation Scholarship

The Dean of the College of Business distributes applications to eligible students currently enrolled in that college and selects recipients.

 

The Peter Leeds Stock Trading Scholarship

Open to students with an interest in finance, economics, and trading stocks.

Applicant must:

  • Have high school diploma at time of application
  • Be an American or Canadian citizen
  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Be full-time student
  • Provide proof of enrollment

Amount: $1,000

DEADLINE" October 1

For more information and how to apply, please visit their website.

 

 

Merchant Capital Access Inaugural Undergraduate Scholarship

Submit an essay on the topic choice found on their website.

Amount: $1,000

DEADLINE: December 31

Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship

Eligibility:

    *  Currently a full- or part-time upper-division undergraduate or graduate student in public administration, (governmental) accounting, finance, political science, economics or business administration (with a specific focus on government or nonprofit management).
    *  Belong to one of the following groups (as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau): Black or African American, American Indian or Alaskan native, Asian, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Hispanic or Latino.
    *  Citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada.
    *  Recommendation by student's academic advisor, department chair (undergraduate students), or dean of the graduate program (graduate students).
    * Student has not been a past winner of a scholarship administered by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.

Amount: $7,000
DEADLINE: February 20

For more information and application, please visit www.gfoa.org and go to "Student Opportunities." 

Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship

Eligibility:

    *  Currently a full- or part-time upper-division undergraduate or graduate student in public administration, (governmental) accounting, finance, political science, economics or business administration (with a specific focus on government or nonprofit management).
    *  Belong to one of the following groups (as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau): Black or African American, American Indian or Alaskan native, Asian, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Hispanic or Latino.
    *  Citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada.
    *  Recommendation by student's academic advisor, department chair (undergraduate students), or dean of the graduate program (graduate students).
    * Student has not been a past winner of a scholarship administered by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.

Amount: $7,000
DEADLINE: February 20

For more information and application, please visit www.gfoa.org and go to "Student Opportunities."

Morrocotours.org Business Scholarship

This scholarship is open to students pursuing business degrees in the following fields and have a desire to apply their learning in North Africa or the Middle East:

  • Business Administration
  • Information System Management
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • Human Resource Management
  • Entrepreneurship
Amount: $1000
DEADLINE: January 1
For more information, please visit Morroco Tours website.

Occupational Safety Scholarship

Award criteria: 

Must be enrolled in an Occupational Health and Safety related course or program at an accredited college or university in the United States. 

Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. 

Enrolled in at least 12 units. 

Amount: $1,500

DEADLINE: September 15

For more information and to apply, please visit their website.

Online Marketing Scholarship

In 1000 words or less, entrants must write about how online marketing affects today’s businesses and the global market. Applicants are scored based on their creative approach, application to a real world business setting, clarity of their message and supporting research, statements or quotes.

Amount: $1000
DEADLINE: September 30
For more information and application, please visit http://vovia.com/scholarships/onlinemarketing2010

On-Line MBA Academic Award

Applicants must be pursuing a degree with a an emphasis in business, including:

  • Master of Business Administration Programs
  • MBA Accounting Programs
  • MBA Finance Programs
  • MBA HR Management Programs
  • MBA International Business Programs
  • MBA Marketing Programs
  • MBA Supply Chain Management Programs
  • MBA Operations Management Programs
  • Bachelor of Business Administration Programs
  • Bachelor of Information Systems Management Programs
  • Bachelor of Marketing Programs
  • Bachelor of Finance Programs
  • Bachelor of Accounting Programs
  • Bachelor of Human Resource Management Programs
  • Bachelor of Entrepreneurship Programs
Eligibility:
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent U.S. Resident.
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university
  • Must have a minimum of 30 semester or 45 quarter hours to be completed (one more academic year).
  • Must consent to provide digital proof of identification if asked by OnlineMBA.com
Amount: $500
DEADLINE: September 1 of each year
 
For more information and application, please go to

Online MBA Business Scholarship

Applicant:

  • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent U.S. Resident
  • Enrolled in an accredited college or university
  • Working towards a degree in the Business field
  • Consent to provide a digital photograph of self and quote for display on OnlineMBA.com, if required to upon notification of winning the award.

Amount: $500
DEADLINE: October 1

For more information and application, please visit  http://www.onlinemba.com/academic-scholarship/

 

Power Graphics Digital Imaging Scholarship

Open to students pursuing an education in marketing, graphic design, or other related field. Applicant must also be legal resident of U.S. or hold valid student VISA.

Amount: $500

DEADLINE: August 31

For more information and to apply, please visit their site.

 

 

Lynn Rhoades Scholarship Fund

 
Woman who is employed at least 20 hours per week and attending school at least half-time. For a female who is 25 years of age or older and has been Indiana resident for at least 1 year and majoring in accounting.
 
Amount: $500
DEADLINE: February 15
 
For more information or applications, please visit www.bpwindiana.org

SAP North America Scholarship Program

Eligibility requirements:

1. Currently enrolled as a full-time student
2. Student who is commencing their junior or senior year of study
3. Pursuing a bachelors degree in: Business, Computer Science, Mathematics, or Engineering
4. Cumulative G.P.A. of 3.5

Amount: $5000
DEADLINE:  June 1

For more information and application, go on-line to www.easymatch.com/sapscholarship

Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS)

Independent Colleges of Indiana (ICI) is pleased to announce Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) scholarship program. SMPS Indiana offers two $1,000 scholarship opportunities to undergraduate students who are residents of Indiana and majoring in marketing, public relations, management, or communications.

Amount: $1,000

DEADLINE: Return application to Financial Aid Office by April 10

For more information, please visit their website.

StreamlineRefinance.net Scholarship for Finance and Economics

StreamlineRefinance.net is pleased to offer scholarships for students who are currently enrolled in finance, economics, or investment related fields and who are pursuing advanced education in these particular areas.
Amount: $1,000

DEADLINE: December 15

Vacation Roost Interactive Marketing Scholarship

The Interactive Marketing Scholarship is designed to encourage and promote creative marketing in relation to online business.

Amount: $2,500

DEADLINE: November 1 and June 1

Venere Scholarships

To be eligible:

  • Candidates must be currently enrolled as a student in a U.S. institution
  • Student must be completing a degree, diploma, or a similar qualification in business or tourism

Amount: $1,000

DEADLINE: August 31

For more information and how to apply, please visit Venere's website.

Versitas Education Scholarship

Eligible fields of study:

  • Business Administration
  • Human Resources
  • Management
  • Business
  • MBA

An essay is required.

Amount: $1,000

DEADLINE: August 31

For more information and to apply, please visit their website.

Xero's Accounting and Finance Scholarship

  • Must be legal U.S. residents
  • Must be currently enrolled full-time at an accredited university or business school in the U.S.

An essay is required.

Amount: $5,000

DEADLINE: August 30 and March 30

For more information and to apply, please visit Xero's website.