University of Arkansas

Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

Description Thing

Ethnicity and Religious Based Scholarships

Where to Find Funding

  • Register with free online scholarship search at College Financial Aid Advice.
  • Contact the financial aid administrator at each school in which you are interested to find out what scholarship and grant programs are available.
  • Contact your state higher education agency to get information about state aid, such as Arkansas Academic Challenge at arkansaschallenge.com.
  • Visit the public library to locate books such as the Black Student's Guide to Scholarships (revised edition) and the Black Excel African American Students College Guide. Both include information on award amounts and deadlines.

 

Academic Challenge Scholarship - High School - Non-Traditional Students

The Academic Challenge Program provides scholarships to Arkansas residents pursuing a higher education. Funded in large part by the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery, the Academic Challenge Scholarship is available to students regardless of their academic status, whether just graduating from high school, currently enrolled in college, enrolling in college for the first time, or re-enrolling after a period of time out of college.
Scholarship Deadline to Apply:
July 01, 2020
Requirements:
For High School seniors, the only requirement is a 19 on the ACT or ACT equivalent score (990 on SAT), FAFSA Required.
See Overview for more information on eligibility requirements for Non-traditional students.

Governor's Distinguished Scholarship - High School/Incoming Freshmen

The Governor's Distinguished Scholarship is the most academically rigorous scholarship program offered for those graduating seniors scoring either 32 on the ACT or 1410 on the SAT, and a 3.50 academic grade point average. Those who are named National Merit Finalists or National Achievement Scholars may qualify without meeting the GPA requirement, but must still meet the ACT/SAT requirement. The scholarship pays tuition, mandatory fees, room and board up to $10,000 per year.
Scholarship Deadline to Apply:
February 01, 2020
Requirements:
At least a 32 ACT (1410 SAT) and a 3.5 GPA to apply. FAFSA not required.
Award Amount:
$10,000 per year.

Student Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) - Other

Designed to allow undergraduate students to conduct in-depth research projects in their specific fields of study with the assistance of faculty mentors.
Scholarship Deadline to Apply:
November 01, 2020

Actuarial Diversity Scholarship

• Scholarship Description
• The Actuarial Diversity Scholarship promotes diversity within the profession through an annual scholarship program for Black/African American, Hispanic, Native North American and Pacific Islander students.
Each applicant must fulfill all the requirements listed below:
-Intent on pursuing a career in the actuarial profession
-Must have at least one birth parent who is a member of one of the following minority groups: Black/African American, Hispanic, Native North American, Pacific Islander
-Will be a full-time undergraduate student at a U.S. accredited educational institution
-Minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale), emphasis on math or actuarial courses 
-Entering college freshmen must have a minimum ACT math score of 28 or SAT math score of 600
Actuarial exams will be an important factor in evaluating scholarship qualifications for applicants entering their junior year and beyond. Additionally, exams passed will also be a consideration for previous award recipients applying to renew the scholarship. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
• Contact Information
• Scholarship Committee
• 475 North Martingale Road, Suite 600
• Schaumburg, IL 60173
• Scholarships@ActFnd.org
• 847-706-3535
https://www.actuarialfoundation.org/scholarships/actuarial-diversity-scholarship/

BLM² Scholarship Foundation College Scholarship

$1,000
July 03, 2020
Awards Available: 1
• Scholarship Description
• The BLM² Scholarship was founded on the belief that any motivated individual in need should have the opportunity to further his or her education. Removing some of the financial burdens associated with college, BLM² plays a vital role in increasing college access to minorities. All BLM² Scholars are asked to give back in some capacity by community service, mentoring others, or through donations. Applicant must be permanent Illinois resident, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, be a graduating high school senior and be a minority student. The student must also be enrolled as a full-time student during the coming fall academic semester. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
• Contact Information
• Scholarship Committee
• PO Box 1632
• OFallon, IL 62269
• info@blmsquaredscholarship.org
• 618-616-2644
https://www.blmsquaredscholarship.org/

Dr. Wynetta A. Frazier "Sister to Sister" Scholarship

$500
March 01, 2021
Awards Available: 2
• Scholarship Description
• The Wynetta A. Frazier "Sister-to-Sister" Scholarship was created to provide financial assistance to mature African American women in their pursuit of post-secondary education. An applicant must be a returning student, whose education was interrupted by family responsibilities or other personal demands and is now ready to complete college, or one who is entering college for the first time because of these factors. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, and meet one of the above-mentioned criteria. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
• Contact Information
• Scholarship Committee
• 3412 Blue Jay Drive
• Tallahassee , FL 32305
• 773-667-7061
https://www.blackscholarships.org/2018/12/scholarships-national-hook-up-of-black-women-nhbw.html

Girls Who Illustrate Awesomeness Scholarship

$750
December 01, 2020
Awards Available: 3
• Scholarship Description
• The Illustrating Awesomeness Scholarship is an opportunity for young women or gender no-confirming individuals of color who are actively working to change the world. Applicants must be young women of color who are currently enrolled in college/university or will begin college/university in the spring semester and have a minimum of 3.0 GPA. For the essay, you may write up to 500 words or create an up to 5-minute video. Essay question: "Who are you, and how are you going to change the world?" For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
• Contact Information
• Scholarship Committee
• info@nextdayanimations.com
https://nextdayanimations.com/scholarship/

NABA Scholarship Program

$5,000
January 31, 2021
Awards Available: See Description
• Scholarship Description
• Through the generous contributions of individuals, groups, and organizations that share NABA's desire to break through the economic barriers students of color often experience, NABA offers an average of 50 national scholarships annually. To be eligible for any NABA scholarship, applicants must be Black, active NABA student members who are currently enrolled at a four-year U.S. college or university as a full-time undergraduate student majoring in accounting, finance or business or a full-time graduate student enrolled or accepted into a master's-level business program. Applicants must also meet the minimum required grade point average* of 3.5 in your major and 3.3 overall. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
• Contact Information
• Scholarship Committee
• 7474 Greenway Center Drive
• Suite 1120
• Greenbelt, MD 20770
• memberservices@nabainc.org
• 301-474-6222
https://www.nabainc.org/scholarship

National Black MBA Association Undergraduate Scholarships

See Description For Amount
Deadline Varies
Awards Available: See Description
• Scholarship Description
• Financially active members of the National Black MBA Association who are U.S. citizens may apply for undergraduate scholarships. In order to apply, applicants must be a student in their first, second, third, or fourth year enrolled full-time at a participating accredited college or university at the time of award. Additional qualifications may be required for individual scholarships. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
• Contact Information
• Scholarship Committee
• 400 W. Peachtree Street
• Suite 203
• Atlanta, GA 30308
• kenya.gray@uncf.org
• 202-810-0258
https://nbmbaa.org/scholarships/

Ron Brown Scholar Program

$40,000
January 09, 2021
Awards Available: See Description
• Scholarship Description
• The Ron Brown Scholar Program (RBSP) honors the legacy of Ronald H. Brown through a selective scholarship program that advances higher education for community-minded and intellectually gifted African Americans. RBSP competitively awards Ron Brown Scholars four-year $40,000 scholarships ($10,000 each year). High school senior applicants must excel academically, exhibit exceptional leadership potential, participate in community service activities and demonstrate financial need. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
• Contact Information
• Scholarship Committee
• 485 hillsdale dr.
• Suite 206
• Charlottesville, VA 22901
• info@ronbrown.org
• tel: 434-964-1588
• fax: 434-964-1589
https://www.ronbrown.org/section/apply/program-description

The Herbert Lehman Education Fund Scholarship

$8,000
April 24, 2021
Awards Available: See Description
• Scholarship Description
• The mission of the Herbert Lehman Fund is to help transform the promise of racial equality into a social, economic, and political reality for all people by supporting talented undergraduate students who need financial help to stay in school and successfully complete their bachelor's degree. Applicants must be African-American, graduating high school seniors; first-year students in an accredited four-year college; or students transferring to an accredited four-year college. Demonstrated financial need is required (must have a combined family income of $65,000 or less), as well as a commitment to public service. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
• Contact Information
• Scholarship Committee
• 40 Rector Street
• 5th Floor
• New York, NY 10006
• scholarships@naacpldf.org
• tel: 212-965-2200
• fax: 212-219-1595
https://www.naacpldf.org/about-us/scholarships/herbert-lehman-education-fund-scholarship/

AAIA Scholarships

See Description For Amount
June 30, 2020
Awards Available: See Description
• Scholarship Description
• AAIA provides merit-based undergraduate and graduate scholarships to Native American/Alaska Native students enrolled in federally recognized tribes, state recognized tribes, and tribes not recognized by the federal government that are located in the continental U.S. and Alaska. Applicant mus be enrolled as a full-time student, have a minimum 2.5 GPA out of 4.0, and attend an accredited institution as a full-time student seeking an associate's degree or higher. For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
• Contact Inofrmation
• Scholarship Committee
• 966 Hungerford Drive
• Suite 12-B
• Rockville, MD 20850
• general.aaia@indian-affairs.org
• 240-314-7155
https://www.indian-affairs.org/scholarships.html

Catching The Dream Program

$5,000
Deadline Varies
Awards Available: See Description
• Scholarship Description
• Founded in 1986, Catching the Dream strives to help improve the quality of life in Indian communities through the higher education of Indian people by providing scholarship funds to Native college students who demonstrate academic achievement, clearly defined goals, leadership, the determination to succeed, and the desire to return to their communities and help others realize their dreams. The award is offered three times a year. Applicants must be a quarter or more degree Native American and an enrolled member of a federally recognized U.S. tribe, attending college or university full-time and seeking a BA or higher. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
• Contact Information
• Scholarship Committee
• 8200 Mountain Road NE
• Suite 203
• Albuquerque , NM 87110
• nscholarsh@aol.com
• 505-262-2351
https://www.catchingthedream.org/

Chickasaw Nation Higher Education Grant

See Description For Amount
Deadline Varies
Awards Available: See Description
• Scholarship Description
• The Chickasaw Nation Higher Education Grant may be awarded to undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral students who maintain a 2.0 GPA or higher each semester. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
• Contact Information
• The Chickasaw Nation
• 300 Rosedale Rd.
• Ada, OK 74820
• 580-421-7711
https://www.chickasaw.net/services/higher-education-grants-scholarships-incentives.aspx

Against The Grain Groundbreaker Leadership Scholarship

$1,500
May 07, 2021
Awards Available: 1
• Scholarship Description
• The Against The Grain Groundbreaker Leadership Scholarship provides financial assistance and promotion of Asian-American college seniors and graduate students who have exhibited exemplary leadership, vision, and passion that is blazing a trail for others to follow and changing lives in the Asian-American community. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
• Contact Information
• Scholarship Committee
• 3839 McKinney Ave. Ste. 155-231
• Dallas, TX 75204
• outreach@againstthegrainproductions.com
• 469-583-4661
http://againstthegrainproductions.com/groundbreaker-leadership-scholarship/

APIASF General Scholarship Program

$20,000
January 22, 2021
Awards Available: See Description
• Scholarship Description
• The Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) is the nation's largest 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides scholarships to Asian and Pacific Islander Americans (APIAs) with financial need. Applicants must register for a free account on the scholarship provider's website to complete the application. Applicants must be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. Census. Be a citizen, national, or legal permanent resident of the United States. Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale and be enrolling as an undergraduate student in the U.S. accredited college or university in the Fall of 2018. Applicant must apply for federal financial aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Must submit one letter of recommendation online. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
• Contact Information
• Scholarship Committee
• 2025 M Street NW
• Suite 610
• Washington, DC 20036
• info@tmcf.org
• tel: 202-652-2934
• fax: 202-530-0643
https://portal.apiasf.org/

Hsiao Memorial Economics Scholarship

$1,000
May 11, 2021
Awards Available: 1
• Scholarship Description
• The Hsiao Memorial Economics Scholarship was established in honor of Liang-Lin Hsiao who was a professor of economics at Indiana State University. Applicants must be a graduate student attending an accredited U.S. college or university in the coming fall who is pursuing a graduate degree in the social sciences and economics. Preference is given to students pursuing a career in economics and also to research/study topics that benefit Asians or Asian Americans, especially those in social/economic need. Applicants with Asian heritage are preferred, and all applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, and demonstrate financial need. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
• Contact Information
• Scholarship Committee
• Asian Pacific Fund
• 465 California Street, Suite 809
• San Francisco, CA 94104
• scholarship@asianpacificfund.org
• 415-395-9985 x800
https://sfsu.academicworks.com/opportunities/5207

The Korean Ancestry Grant

$10,000
April 01, 2021
Awards Available: See Description
• Scholarship Description
• The Korean Ancestry Grants is awarded to students of Asian ancestry with at least one Asian grandparent. There is a strong preference for applicants of Korean ancestry. The grant is for undergraduate study at a well-accredited college or university in the United States. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
• Contact Information
• Scholarship Committee
• P.O. Box 57088
• Washington, DC 20037
• kag@dingwallfoundation.org
https://sfsu.academicworks.com/opportunities/5207

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship For New Americans

$20,000
November 01, 2020
Awards Available: 30
• Scholarship Description
• The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans are for up to two years graduate study in the professions and academic disciplines at any institution of higher learning in the United States. The prestigious Fellowships are funded by a trust established by Paul and Daisy Soros. In order to apply, you must be a New American who is 30 or younger as of the application deadline; must be a college senior or early in the graduate programs. Fellows are selected on the basis of merit. Each Fellow attends two-weekend conferences. Two essays are required, along with the application. Both prompts can be found on the application. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
• Contact
• Scholarship Committee
• 224 W. 57th St
• New York, NY 10019
• pdsoros@pdsoros.org
• tel: 212-547-6926
• fax: 212-548-4623
https://www.pdsoros.org/apply

CITe Minor Student Tuition Scholarship

$500
February 15, 2021
Awards Available: See Description
• Scholarship Description
• The CITe Minor Student Tuition Scholarship was established to recognize current information systems minors who demonstrate academic excellence. It is awarded to students at any level (Junior or Senior) and is renewable. Applicant must be a current full-time undergraduate student with a minimum 3.0 GPA with an Information Systems minor. To remain eligible for this scholarship, the recipient must continue to minor in Information Systems, maintain a grade point average of at least 3.0, and remain a full-time student. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
• Contact Information
• Scholarship Committee
• College of Business Administration
• The University of Akron
• Akron, OH 44325-4805
• 330-972-7111
https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarships-by-grade-level/undergraduate-scholarships/cite-minor-student-tuition-scholarship/

David R. Parsley Scholarship Fund for Supply Chain Management

$10,000
March 15, 2021
Awards Available: See Description
• Scholarship Description
• The David R. Parsley Scholarship Fund for Supply Chain Management was created to encourage students to pursue food-service supply chain management careers. Awards range from $2,500 to $10,000, and are for undergraduate students. Recipients are notified in June. For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
• Contact Information
• Scholarship Committee
• 3050 Waits Ave.
• Forth Worth, TX 76109
• 817-257-6581
https://chooserestaurants.org/Programs-and-Scholarships/Undergraduate/Scholarship-Opportunities/Supply-Chain-Management

Ellen M. Cherry-Delawder Memorial Scholarship

See Description For Amount
January 31, 2021
Awards Available: See Description
• Scholarship Description
• The Ellen M. Cherry-Delawder Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a student who has attained a minimum 2.0 GPA and is pursuing a program of study in a business-related field. Preference will be given to female students with dependent children. Students must show financial need. Along with the application, students must write a 500-word essay defining career and educational goals, and the benefits of a college education. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
• Contact Information
• Scholarship Committee
• 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway
• Columbia, MD 21044
• finaid@howardcc.edu
• tel: 443-518-1260
• fax: 443-518-4576
https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/by-type/scholarships-for-single-moms/ellen-m-cherry-delawder-memorial-scholarship

George & Jaroslava Rybak Scholarship

See Description For Amount
Deadline Varies
Awards Available: See Description
• Scholarship Description
• Established in 2002, this competitive, partial scholarship will be awarded to a student or students studying in a Business-related program, who is/are of Ukrainian heritage. Part-time student recipient(s) must complete 18 credits with a 3.0 GPA to renew this scholarship. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
• Contact Information
• Scholarship Committee
• 700 Fox Chase Road
• Jenkintown, PA 19046
• 215-885-2360
https://getlegal.nyc/scholarship/

Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship

$8,000
Deadline Varies
Awards Available: 38
• Scholarship Description
• The Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships are awarded to women studying business at the undergraduate level who have demonstrated outstanding potential in the field. Zonta International offers up to 32 scholarships of $2,000 each at the district/region level and 6 international scholarships in the amount of $8,000.
Applicants must be female students undertaking a business and/or business-related program at an accredited university/college/institute and must be enrolled in at least the second year of an undergraduate program through the final year of a master's program at the time the application is submitted. Must submit verification of current enrollment with application materials, have achieved an outstanding academic record during their academic studies, including business-related subjects and must have demonstrated initiative, ambition, and commitment to pursuing a career in business. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
• Contact Information
• Scholarship Committee
• 1211 West 22nd Street
• Suite 900
• Oak Brook , IL 60523
• programs@zonta.org
• 630-928-1400
https://www.petersons.com/scholarship/jane-m-klausman-women-in-business-scholarships-111_165399.aspx

LouEllen Dabbs Scholarship

$750
March 25, 2021
Awards Available: See Description
• Scholarship Description
• The LouEllen Dabbs Scholarship is for a student who is a single parent and interested in pursuing a career in business, banking, or finance. To qualify, students must be enrolled in business administration or banking, be a single parent, be registered for a minimum of nine credits, and have at least a 2.35 GPA. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
• Contact
• Scholarship Committee
• 303 Homestead Ave.
• Holyoke, MA 01040
• 413-538-7000
https://hcc.academicworks.com/opportunities/4023

Mabel Snoeyenbos Scholarship

See Description For Amount
Deadline Varies
Awards Available: See Description
• Scholarship Description
• Mabel Snoeyenbos Scholarship is available to sophomores, juniors, or seniors majoring in Business. Selection is based on need and merit as determined by the faculty of the Department of Business. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
• Contact
• Scholarship Committee
• Valley City State University
• Financial Aid Office
• Valley City, ND 58072
• tel: 701-845-7412
• fax: 701-845-7410
https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/financial-need/financial-need-required/mabel-snoeyenbos-scholarship

Mary Elizabeth Lockwood Beneventi MBA Scholarship

$2,000
February 15, 2021
Awards Available: 1
• Scholarship Description
• The Mary Elizabeth Lockwood Beneventi MBA Scholarship is a one-time preferred amount $2,000 scholarship for a student attending graduate school full-time in an accredited college or university and majoring in business administration. The applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.25. The scholarship is not automatically renewable, however, recipients may reapply for consideration each year. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
• Contact Information
• Scholarship Committee
• MELBeneventiMBAScholarship@NSDAR.org
https://www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships/specific-scholarships-0

SILA Post Secondary College Scholarship

$2,500
May 31, 2020
Awards Available: 5
• Scholarship Description
• The SILA Foundation awards five (5) $2,500 scholarships for use at an accredited post-secondary college or university. Students must be enrolled in one of the following disciplines: business administration, education, finance or accounting, information technology, insurance studies, marketing or mathematics. Applicants must be enrolled in a minimum of twelve (12) credit hours at an accredited post-secondary school or be employed full-time and enrolled in a minimum of six (6) credit hours at an accredited post-secondary school. Applicants must be U.S. Citizens or permanent residents and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
• Contact Information
• Scholarship Committee
• 343 Prebster Drive
• Brownsburg, IN 46112
• scholarships@silafoundation.org
• 866-247-1284
https://www.silafoundation.org/scholarships/post-secondary-college-scholarship/