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

Amway Scholars Program for College Students 2012

From the UNCF Website:

Amway operates in over 80 countries and territories with nearly 13,000 employees worldwide and has sales of over $8 Billion. Amway, through its global facilities provides world class product development, manufacturing, and logistics services. Amway manages the Nutrilite vitamin supplement brand and the Artistry cosmetic brand.

Great People Happen At Amway. We value our employees, have a long-standing environmental commitment, provide an exercise and wellness program to our employees and foster a culture of innovation. During our time of transition from Alticor to Amway, explore our website and family of companies at: www.Alticor.com.

This year, Amway has partnered with UNCF to establish the Amway Scholars Program. The program is open to rising sophomores and juniors. Recipients will receive funding for the 2012/13 academic year as well as an opportunity to apply for an internship opportunity at Amway in 2013.

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.

FOR THE VIRGINIA BEACH SITE, IT IS PREFERRED THAT THE APPLICANT IS PURSUING A DEGREE IN COMPUTER SCIENCE AS THE INTERNSHIP WILL BE HOSTED BY THE PROCESSING CENTER, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT.

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.

Oracle/UNCF Corporate Scholars Program 2011

The deadline for this has passed.

From the UNCF Website:

Sophomores, juniors and seniors who are enrolled in UNCF Schools and any other Historically Black Colleges and University are eligible to participate in an 8 week paid summer internship at an Oracle location in either Redwood Shores, California or Reston, Virginia. Students are assigned summer projects in the areas of accounting, business, marketing, computer science, engineering, finance, MIS, information systems, software development and human resources. Upon successful completion of the internship, students are eligible to receive a $10,000 need-based scholarship.

Avis Budget Group – 2012 Summer Internship Program

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 &quotlunch 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.

FOR THE VIRGINIA BEACH SITE, IT IS PREFERRED THAT THE APPLICANT IS PURSUING A DEGREE IN COMPUTER SCIENCE AS THE INTERNSHIP WILL BE HOSTED BY THE PROCESSING CENTER, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT.

Interns will be responsible for their transportation and housing arrangements.