Did you ever wonder how the MBA started or what the first MBA program was? Well, wonder no more, because our MBA Friday Facts series is back with a brief history of the MBA.
Most of the MBA scholarships for African nationals are offered by European business schools, and many are specific to applicants from Sub-Saharan Africa. African MBA applicants also qualify for several school-specific scholarships designed for applicants from developing countries, including the Kofi Annan Fellowship at ESMT.
In addition to G.I. bill money, active duty military and veterans apply to school-specific scholarships. Many business schools set up their scholarship program so that veterans are automatically considered for Military MBA scholarships. Read on for more information about the GI bill and examples of schools that provide military scholarships for MBAs.
In addition to more general scholarships, there are international MBA scholarships designed to help international students attend particular schools. While it's a good idea to check scholarship search engines and websites the schools you're interested in, this article will provide some examples of what scholarships are available to international students.
The following are some of the MBA scholarships and fellowships available to students from developing countries. These scholarships are region-specific and offered by independent organizations. In addition to the scholarships listed here, several universities have their own scholarships for students from developing countries -- either for students from developing countries in general or students from specific countries or regions.
According to Catalyst, women earned 36.8% of MBA degress awared in 2010-2011. Because of the low percentage of women MBAs, there are several MBA scholarships available to women. A sampling of them are listed below, starting with general scholarships programs and then US and international MBA scholarships.
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.
While there are several MBA scholarship programs aimed at minority groups, there are only a few aimed specifically at Latinos. In addition, since Latino-specific MBA scholarships are difficult to find, you will probably have to apply to several general Latino scholarship programs as well. Here is a list of some of the best places to start: