Program Scholarship – Up to $10,000

We are committed to the success of our students in the PMBA Online Program. Therefore, we offer unique performance-based scholarships where eligible students can get up to $10,000 in funding. The vast majority of the PMBA Online students receive some scholarship funding to further their education. Please note that the scholarship is non-transferrable. In addition, any newly admitted student transferring in more than 6 credits, internally or externally, is ineligible for the scholarship.

How does the scholarship work?

Eligible students who are in good standing, holding a 3.0 GPA or above, at their 10th course in the program can receive between $3,000 and $10,000 in scholarship funding. Awards vary depending on:

Awards vary:

  • The student’s GPA at their 10th course
  • The competitiveness of the cohort’s GPAs and the class rankings
  • The total number of students in the cohort that qualify for the program scholarship

Financial Aid Disclaimer - FIU reserves the right to reduce or cancel federal student aid awards at any time. Revisions or cancellations may result from changes to your FAFSA, changes in your admission status, changes in enrollment, classification, academic progress, state residency, and changes in the availability of funds or receipt of other awards. Federal student aid may be adjusted because of the posting of this scholarship. The Financial Aid Office will send a revised letter should any adjustment take place.

How to apply

Eligible students are automatically considered upon enrollment in their 10th course. However, you will be prompted to fill out an official application located at the FIU Academic Works Scholarship Page and will be awarded after grades have posted. The scholarship will be issued for the semester in which the 10th course was completed. Some VISA statuses may not be eligible; please reach out to us at for more information.

Scholarships & Funding Resources

There are a number of scholarship opportunities provided through the generosity of both individuals and corporations. Most scholarships are awarded in the summer for the following academic year.

Scholarship award will vary in amount, depending on the scholarship, the qualifications of the recipient, and the number of qualified applicants. To be eligible to apply for scholarships, applicants must be seeking a degree in a program offered within the college.

  • American Indian Services Scholarship

    Up to $2,000 - February 1st, May 1st, August 1st, November 1st

    Four scholarships per year are awarded to degree-seeking students who are at least one-quarter enrolled member of a Native American tribe recognized by the federal government. Applicants may be studying on a part- or full-time basis.

    Graduate Scholarships

    Up to $2,000 - April 4th

    This scholarship is made available to full- and part-time graduate students who are enrolled in a tribe or have at least one parent who is. Learners must have at least a 2.5 GPA and online courses are not accepted.

  • U.S. Citizens and U.S. Permanent Residents

    Funding for Minority Students

    Prospanica Scholarship - Prospanica Foundation’s Scholarships are designed for undergraduate and graduate students who want to achieve their full educational potential and make meaningful contributions to society. We’re looking for entrepreneurial thinkers who know that true accomplishment is much more than individual success, it uplifts the entire Hispanic community.

    The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute - This premier scholarship opportunity is afforded to Latino students who have a history of performing public service-oriented activities in their communities and who plan to continue contributing in the future. Students with excellent leadership potential are encouraged to apply.

    Hispanic Scholarship Fund - The Hispanic Scholarship Fund collaborates with foundations, institutions and other partners in the non-profit sector at every level in order to advance our urgent mission of reversing the pattern of Latino under-education.

    Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship - The Government Finance Officers Association offers a Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship of $5,000, awarded to outstanding U.S. and Canadian minority students preparing for careers in state and local government finance.

    Funding for Female Students

    American Association of University Women - AAUW awards fellowships to underrepresented minority women who intend to pursue a full-time course of study in an MBA program. Award amounts range from $5,000 to $12,000.

    Funding for Veterans

    Post-9/11 GI Bill - The new Post 9/11 GI Bill provides education benefits for service members who have served on active duty for 90 or more days since Sept. 10, 2001. These benefits are tiered based on the number of days served on active duty, creating a benefit package that gives current and previously activated National Guard and Reserve members the same benefits as active duty service members.

    Montgomery G.I. Bill - The Montgomery G.I. Bill is intended for veterans who entered the service after July 1, 1985, served two years of continuous active duty, accepted a $100-a-month reduction in their military pay for the first twelve months of service, and received an honorable discharge.

    Funding for LGBT Students

    Point Foundation - Point Foundation provides financial support, mentoring, leadership training and hope to meritorious students who are marginalized due to sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

    International Students Resources

    Institute of International Education (IIE) - IIE, which seeks to foster educational exchange, has great resources for exchange students.

    International Education Financial Aid (IEFA) - IEFA is the premier resource for financial aid, college scholarship, and grant information for US and international students wishing to study abroad. At this site, you will find the most comprehensive college scholarship search and grant listings plus international student loan programs and other information to promote study abroad.

    International Research and Exchanges Board - IREX administers various fellowships for non-degree studies as well as one- and two-year graduate degree studies in the US for foreign nationals within 11 areas of study. Their international student loan program is designed to increase the opportunities for international students who wish to study at approved colleges and universities.

    International Student Resources – Country Specific