Professional MBA WeekendScholarships

Program Scholarship

Consideration will be given for two (2) $7,500 scholarships to the Professional MBA Programs beginning Spring 2017 (Professional MBA Weekend, Professional MBA Flex). This is not a cash incentive. The $7,500 scholarship will be credited to the selected students’ tuition.

Who Can Apply

To be selected as an MBA scholarship recipient from Florida International University, Chapman Graduate School of Business, applicants must have a four-year bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and seek a Professional MBA degree (PMBA Weekend or PMBA Flex) beginning in the Spring 2017, and have an upper-division GPA of 3.45 or higher. 

How to Apply

To apply for the Professional MBA scholarship, applicants must have completed an application to the Professional MBA – Flex or Weekend programs. Please note an application is considered complete when our office has received all required materials, including transcripts, test scores and recommendations. Please visit the PMBA program pages to view all required materials.

In addition to the completed application, prospective students must submit a one page supplemental essay, double-spaced and 12 point font. The essay must address the following question: Describe a processes in your current workplace that can be improved upon. What changes would you implement to make the process more efficient?

To submit your scholarship application, please email pmba@fiu.edu and note "MBA Scholarship Application" in the subject line. Please include your full name and panther ID.

Selection Criteria

The scholarship selection committee will be evaluating both the supplemental essay and the MBA application materials for academic and career potential, relevancy of prior work experience and academic preparation.

Deadline

December 1st

The recipient of the Professional MBA Weekend scholarship will be notified prior to orientation.

Eligibility

To qualify for the Professional MBA scholarship, applicants must have submitted a completed MBA application and supplemental essay by the established deadline as listed above. Prospective scholarship recipients must be FULLY ADMITTED for eligibility.

The scholarship is not transferable and there shall be no changes or substitutions. All current graduate students and employees of Florida International University are not eligible to apply for the Professional MBA scholarship.

Communications

Within one (1) week after the selection, FIU will make all reasonable attempts to notify the recipient in writing. If the scholarship recipient cannot be contacted after reasonable attempts or fails to confirm the scholarship award within fifteen (15) days of the selection date, another award recipient will be selected and notified. FIU is not responsible for incorrect information submitted during the application process.

By applying for this scholarship, all prospects grant FIU the right to re-print, distribute and/or use their name, picture and/or likeness in any press release, advertisements, promotion and promotional materials. 

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