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Wednesday, September 05, 2012 at 1am

African American MBA Scholarships

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In addition to the QS Scholarship Programs, we also seek to include lists of alternative scholarships, such as those below, for your ease of reference.

The following are MBA scholarships and fellowships for African Americans. Many of these are run by independent organization. However, each school offers their own funding as well.

National Black MBA Association Graduate Program

Scholarships run from $1,000 to $10,000.  To qualify for this scholarship, you must be a current member of the association, or must join before you apply. Additionally, you must either be enrolled or planning to enroll a full-time MBA program in the USA or Canada.

Besides the sholarship, recipients get round-trip airfare, housing and ticket to the NBMBAA Annual Conference and Exposition.

The application process seems straightfoward, can consisting of an essay, resume, transcripts, and headshot.

The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management Scholarships

This organization was started during the Civil Rights movement, and is dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusion in American business. The organization partners with various universities and companies. Every year, an annual competition is held, and various applicants are awareded full-tuition fellowships.

Brandeis University in Partnership with NBMBAA (See Brandeis International Business School - Merit Scholarship)

Every year, the Brandeis International Business Schools offers scholarships to outstanding African American as well as Hispanic and Latino American applicants. Applications are due on May 15th of every year, with decisions redendered on June 15.

Toigo Foundation

The Toigo Foundation provides 50 MBA Fellowships each year,geared at the development of minority professionals within the financial industry. The fellowships are awarded in Spring, before the start of business school.

Besides the fellowships, the program comes with a variety of networking, mentoring and professional development opportunities.

The PhD Project

The PhD Project supports African-Americans, Hispanic-Americans and First-Nation Americans attain their business PhD and become business professors. While they don't offer scholarships, they definitely can put you in contact with people that do.

Management Leadership for Tomorrow

MLT helps minorities achieve their potential by offering a variety of services, and helping individuals go through the various phases of their career. Besides one-to-one consulting, they will help individuals through the entire MBA admission process.

United Negro College Fund

UNCF offers MBA fellowships and scholarships. It is one of the oldest African Americans educational assistance organizations.