Degree Directory Academic Business Scholarship

From the website:

Scholarship Overview

To provide financial assistance to undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing bachelor level degrees related to business management, information systems management, marketing, finance, accounting, human resource management, and entrepreneurship.

  • Award Type: $1,000 Annual Scholarship
  • Duration: 1 year; recipients may reapply for one additional year.
  • Number of Awards: At least one each year.
  • Deadline: April 1st, 2014

Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship

The Government Finance Officers Association awards this scholarship to a minority junior, senior, or grad student of public administration, financing, accounting, political science, economics, or business, who intend to work for the government.

National Association of Black Accountants Scholarship

From the NABA Website

Since inception, the National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. (NABA) has provided more than $8 million in scholarship funds to deserving students preparing to enter various business professions. For fiscal year 2009 alone, NABA awarded close to $500,000 and the amount continues to grow annually. Through the generous contributions of individuals, groups, and organizations that share NABA’s desire to break through the economic barriers minorities often experience, NABA has offered between 40 – 70 national scholarships annually ranging from $1000 – $10,000.

NABA 20 Pearls Scholarship
NABA National Scholarship $1,500
Corporate Partner Scholarships (various) $1,000 – $10,000
NABA Member Scholarship Awards (multiple) $1,000 – $3,000

To be eligible to receive an award, Applicants must:

  • Be an ethnic minority.
  • Be currently enrolled at a four-year United States college or university as a full-time (12 semester hours or equivalent), undergraduate freshman, sophomore, junior, or first-year senior accounting, finance, or business major or be a full-time graduate student (9 semester hours or equivalent) enrolled or accepted into a master’s-level business program. Current high school students are not eligible.
  • Meet a minimum grade point average.

Deadline – Jan 30

Buick Achievers Scholarship Program

From the UNCF website:

In order to be eligible for your renewal award you must meet the following requirements:

  1.   Remain enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at an HBCU
  2.   Meet your institution’s requirement for satisfactory academic progress
  3.   Continue pursuit of one of the approved majors/fields of study which are listed below:

Accounting Automotive Technology Business Administration Biochemical Engineering Chemical Engineering Civil Engineering Controls Engineering Computer Engineering Electrical Engineering Computer Science Engineering Technology Energy Engineering Environmental Engineering Information Technology Ergonomics Petroleum Engineering Finance Renewable Energy Robotics Engineering Software Engineering Economics International Business Engineering Management Industrial Technology Graphic Design Industrial Desigh Industrial Engineering Industrial Hygiene Labor and Industrial Relations Logistics Management Manufacturing Engineering Manufacturing Management Marketing Mathematics Mechanical Engineering Occupational Health and Safety Operations Management Plastic/Polymers Engineering Product Design Production Management Statistics Supply Chain Management

Avis Budget Group – 2012 Summer Internship Program

Deadline April 30 2012

From the UNCF Website:

Avis Budget Group Summer Internship is a paid internship program that is hosted at the Avis Budget Group (ABG) corporate headquarters in Parsippany, NJ as well as Virginia Beach sites. The Avis Budget Group Summer program is a paid internship that will start in late May and will run approximately 10-12 weeks.

Interested applicants must be enrolled full-time at a Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The selected 2012 Avis Budget Group (ABG) fellows will participate in a 10-12 week summer internship. Interns must be available to work full-time throughout the entire length of the internship program. During the program, interns will be provided with a challenging, educational and rewarding experience that includes but not limited to assisting in the day to day operations of the assigned department, working on department projects, attending development workshops and “lunch n learns” with senior leadership team and participating in company sponsored/team building events. Each student will be paired with a mentor to enhance his or her personal and professional development. Upon successful completion of the internship, interns will receive a $5,000 need based scholarship award.


Interns will be responsible for their transportation and housing arrangements.

United Water Corporate Scholars Program 2011

This deadline has passed.

The program is two-fold working with the United Water Foundation and United Water for profit companies. The United Water Foundation is a non-profit private foundation formed in January 2009. United Water is one of the largest environmental services companies in the United States. Headquartered in Harrington Park, New Jersey, we serve 27 million people in more than 40 states. Our parent company, Suez Environnement, is a global water and waste treatment company whose activities focus on provider water to those without access, the distribution of water from alternative resources, the management of industrial impacts and coastline protection.

The United Water employee culture is built on the strategic business drivers of business efficiency, customer service, employee development and managed growth, with a strong commitment to ethics, safety, diversity and environmental stewardship. We strive to provide an environment in which the best talent can grow, develop and be challenged to contribute every day. At United Water, we truly believe making the planet sustainable is the best job on earth!

The UNCF Scholars program will provide selected candidates a 10-week paid internship at a United Water for profit facility and UNCF will provide a $5,000.00 scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year paid for by the United Water Foundation. The internships will be offered at the following locations: Harrington Park, New Jersey. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Wilmington, Delaware, Pine Bluff, Arkansas, Pontiac, Michigan, and Indianapolis, Indiana. . Each candidate will need to go through the United Water for-profit hiring process and will be expected to present to key Project/Department staff a final report and/or PowerPoint presentation of their internship experience. This program is made possible by a grant from the United Water Foundation to provide the dollars to the UNCF and by United Water for-profit companies which will provide work opportunities.