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Great Scholarships for Business Majors

An evergreen profession, business careers are not going away.

Shawna Newman

December 02, 2021

This list of college scholarships for business students totals more than $100,000.
Great Scholarships for Business Majors
Holding a business degree, or any business-related major is a great idea. Business is at the heart of any American company—big or small. An evergreen profession, business careers are not going away. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in business-related jobs is expected to grow eight percent from 2020 to 2030.

What Can You Do with a Business Degree?

Business students have the power to create a niche degree by selecting courses or a minor focused on a specialty that can be determined by their individual strengths and weaknesses. From marketing to supply-chain management, a Rasmussen University blog lists 10 types of business degrees. Flexibility to specialize in a specific area of business allows college students to create the perfect career path and develop the skills needed as future business leaders. Business major jobs also pay well. In 2020, the U.S. BLS lists the median annual wage for business and finance-related occupations at $72,250. This is higher than the median annual wage for all United States occupations.
Monster reports that level of experience, your business specialization, and location are three key salary predictors, too. Listing titles such as VP of Finance, Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Finance Director, Corporate Controller and Portfolio Manager, are in the top five, best-paying jobs for business majors.

Business Scholarships

Any business-minded person knows it’s essential to work to lower costs. For students looking to major in business or attend a business school, this concept is a no-brainer. Check out this list of business scholarships below:

Hy-Vee Enhanced Tuition Assistance Program

Deadline: 12/31/21
Award Amount: $10,500 The Hy-Vee Enhanced Tuition Assistance Program is open to full - time, degree - seeking students at Bellevue University. You must be a full - time or regular - time employee of Hy-Vee, and be pursuing a Hy-Vee - approved degree of study to be eligible for this award.

Winning Has Roots Scholarship

Deadline: 1/15/22
Award Amount: $1,000 The Winning Has Roots Scholarship is available to high school seniors and full - time college sophomores, juniors, and seniors. You must be a current member of the FFA, have at least a 3.0 GPA, and be pursuing an agriculture - related major in agribusiness systems, biotechnology systems, or plant systems to be eligible for this award.

Catharine Elizabeth Edmondson Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: 3/1/22
Award Amount: $20,400 The Catherine Elizabeth Edmondson Memorial Scholarship is available to entering freshmen at Austin Peay State University. You must be majoring in business to be considered for this award.

BELDON® Scholarship

Deadline: 9/1/22
Award Amount: $1,000 The BELDON® Scholarship is available to students pursing a degree in business, management, communications, marketing or related field. You must have a minimum GPA of 3.5 and submit a 1,500 - 2,000-word essay entitled “BELDON® Scholarship.” to be eligible for this award.

Siebel Scholars Program

Deadline: Varies
Award Amount: $35,000 The Siebel Scholars Program is open to the most talented students at the world's leading graduate schools of business, computer science, bioengineering, and energy science.

Brightest Minds MBA Scholarship Contest

Deadline: Varies
Award Amount: $25,000 The Brightest Minds MBA Scholarship Contest is open to prospective MBA and EMBA students. To enter, you must complete a full - length (2.5 hour) Economist GMAT simulation test. The winner will be the student who scores the highest on the test. To receive the prize, the winner must apply to and be accepted at one of the business schools sponsoring the contest.

Mas Family Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Award Amount: $10,000 The Mas Family Scholarship is available to undergraduate and graduate students majoring in the fields of engineering, business, international relations, economics, communications and journalism. You must be a direct descendant of those who left Cuba or have been born in Cuba yourself to be considered for this award. Selection will be based on academic performance, leadership qualities, and the potential to contribute to the advancement of a free society. A minimum 3.5 GPA and at least a 1000 SAT score are required. You must also demonstrate financial need and submit two short essays to qualify.

BadCredit.org’s Wealth Wise Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Award Amount: $1,000 The BadCredit.org’s Wealth Wise Scholarship is available to undergraduate and graduate students seeking a career in the finance industry (e.g., finance, business, accounting, mathematics, management, and other related majors). You must have a GPA of 3.5, US resident, and complete an essay for submission (see essay guidelines on Sponsor's website) to be eligible for this award.

Robert W. Baird Fellowship for Women

Deadline: Varies
Award Amount: Varies The Robert W. Baird Fellowship for Women is available to female students at the University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business. You must be pursuing a career in finance and be committed to advancing the interests of women in business to qualify for this award.

ROMBA LGBT+ Fellowship

Deadline: Varies
Award Amount: Varies The ROMBA LGBT+ Fellowship is open to students who attend one of the 64 member schools. You must identify as a member or ally of the LGBT+ community and be enrolled in a business program to be considered for this award. Applying for scholarships and financial aid is necessary to help lower the cost of college. High school students should begin this as sophomores and continue throughout college, and even graduate school. To find even more scholarships that fit you and your specific major, create a free Fastweb profile.

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