Scholarships.com College Business Scholarship
Description: Are you an undergraduate student or high school senior planning to attend college in the fall, with a stated interested in business, accounting, finance, economics, marketing, management, real estate, sports administration, or retail? If so, then get yourself in the running to win a $1,000 scholarship.
Awards Per Year: 1
Award is Open to: High School Seniors and Undergraduate Students, must be U.S. Citizens
Majors/Fields of Study: Business, Accounting, Actuarial Science, Business Administration, Advertising, Economics, Finance, International Business, Management, Marketing/Distribution
How to Apply / Contact: Applicants submit a 250-350 word essay answering the question “What has influenced your decision to pursue a career in business?” Each applicant must also sign up for the Scholarships.com fee college scholarship search.
ELC Higher Education Initiative National Essay Competition
Organization: Executive Leadership Council and Coca Cola
Description: The Executive Leadership Council, which promotes the leadership legacy of African-Americans in business, education, and the community, is sponsoring together with Coca-Cola is annual National Essay Competition. The competition annually provides ten scholarship and mentoring opportunities to African American students. This year’s essay theme is Diverse Leadership: The Wealth of Our Nation. In addition to the scholarship, all ten winners will also be placed in a paid corporate internship for the summer of 2009-10 and will be required to attend the all-expenses paid Executive Leadership Council’s Honor Symposium.
Amount: First place – $7,000; Second place – $6,000 scholarship; third place – $5,000; fourth place – $4,000; fifth place – $3,000; five six place scholarships of $1,000 each.
Awards Per Year: 10
Award is Open to: African American students
Majors/Fields of Study: Open
How to Apply / Contact: Applicants must write a 2,000 to 3,000-word essay examining why diversity cannot be set aside during times of economic uncertainty. Essays will be judged on the basis of critical thinking, business analysis and creativity. Additionally, applicants must submit a scholarship application and a one to two-page biography with information on your personal philosophy and career goals. Students must be in good academic standing with their accredited college or university, although no minimum GPA is required. The scholarship committee interestingly does require that two copies of all application materials be submitted – one by mail and one by e-mail.