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This major is often referred to as business administration and management. As a scholastic field, it trains individuals how to be business leaders and how to achieve the financial goals of a business or organization. It is the single most popular college major and as such is offered at nearly every college and university out there. Scholarship opportunities for business administration are also widely available, which will become plain as you continue reading.

In a typical 4-year business administration and management degree program, you'll enroll in courses such as accounting, economics, marketing and advertising, foundations of leadership, statistics, operations management and information systems. This type of program requires a strong background in math with courses such as accounting and statistics being universally required.  

In addition to your core business courses, you'll also enroll in a specified number of general education courses. Most programs also feature both an internship and a Capstone project as degree requirements. With an internship, you receive course credit while working in an actual business administration dynamic. With a Capstone project, you apply what you've learned in the classroom to a semester-long project concerning business strategy or business policy. Your program may also have a semester-abroad offering, in which you work in a foreign country for course credit. This is becoming increasingly popular as our business awareness grows more and more global.

The ideal degree candidate for this major should be prepared for lots of hard work. Also, you'll want to be strong in math and computer applications. Knowledge of a foreign language wouldn't hurt, either. Concentrations within the degree are also available. Examples of these include finance, leadership, marketing and organizational behavior. If selecting a particular concentration from within the larger field of business administration and management is part of your educational goals, be certain to research the program carefully as not all concentrations are offered universally.

Employment opportunities for this major are expected to be greater than average over the coming decade. However, be aware that the job scene for business majors is bound to change as the economic picture of our country fluctuates. Job growth should be most robust with companies that specialize in a particular type of business function.

Continue reading the links below to learn more about business administration scholarships.

Canadian Studies Graduate Student Fellowship

This program is intended for full-time doctoral students at accredited four-year U.S. and Canadian colleges and universities whose dissertations are related in substantial part to the study of Canada, Canada/U.S. or Canada/North America. Candidates must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States and should have completed all doctoral requirements except the dissertation when they apply for a grant. This grant is not renewable.

Boyett Scholarship for Excellence

Eligibility: • Full-time and part-time enrollment• Junior/Senior class standing• Financial need required • Statement of Objectives must outline your potential for leadership in business (through campus involvement and community service).• Recommendation letter from a CSU Stanislaus Business Administration faculty member.*Must have GPA of at least 2.80 in Business Administration major as well as overall GPA

School of Management - Leaders Scholarship

An annual award of up to $1,000, available to BSBA and MBA students.

Western KS Manufacturing Association Scholarship

Incoming freshmen majoring in Industrial Engineering, Pre-Engineering or Business Administration will be considered. Must be a resident of area west of Highway 281.

NASCAR/Wendell Scott Sr. Award

Full-time undergraduate or graduate students attending four-year HACU-member institutions with a declared major in Engineering, Business, Public Relations, Mass Media, Sports Marketing, Marketing, Management, or Technology. Students must possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0., and attend school in Florida, Georgia, or North Carolina. Upon notification of selection, scholarship recipients are required to submit a headshot electronically to HACU for NASCAR press purposes, and encouraged to apply to the NASCAR Diversity Internship Program (www.nascardiversity.com). NASCAR and its partners help nurture new talent and raise awareness of the industry's efforts to increase diversity and attract the best minds in America.

George Mason Business Scholarship Fund

Requirements: Major in Business Administration. Be a senior at any college or university in Hawai‘i. Minimum GPA 3.0. Include in your personal statement why you have chosen business as an intended career and how you expect to make a difference in the business world.

Pioneer State Mutual Insurance Co. Merit Scholarship

This scholarship is available for a graduating senior who is pursuing a degree in business/management related field. The recipient must exhibit good citizenship, a good attendance record, excellent oral/written communication skills and meet all academic standards with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Priority will be given to students involved in community and/or extracurricular activities. Financial need will also be taken into consideration. Two $1,000 scholarships awarded annually at each Central High School and West Senior High.

Seven Eleven Scholarship

Criteria: 1. Must be of Mexican-American background. 2. Must be residing in the greater Los Angeles Area. 3. Must be pursuing a bachelors or associate degree in business, computer science, engineering, or a business-related major. 4. Must be a United States citizen. 5. Must be a freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior in the semester of award. 6. Must plan to enroll as a full-time student for the fall and spring semesters. 7. Must be an undergraduate student. 8. Must have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA. Contact Information: Students interested in applying for this scholarship should view http://www.hispanicfund.org/scholarships.php for more information and an application form.

ILS Business Major Scholarship

At Innovative Lease Services, Inc. (ILS) we have a passion for Education, both professionally and personally. Out of this passion, we have created a Scholarship Fund to help support higher education of College Business Students. We are extremely passionate for our business and we want to give back to our countries youth who someday will hold the future in their hands. 2014 will be the first year of our commitment to supporting Business Majors and thus marks the start of our Business School Scholarship Program. Two deserving students will be selected to receive a $1,000 award to help further their Business education.

Western Union Foundation Global Scholarship Program

The Western Union Foundation Global Scholarship Program (WU Scholars) is a program designed to support young people and their efforts to pursue a post-secondary education. Selected scholarship recipients will receive USD $2,500 each to contribute toward tuition or school fees at an accredited post-secondary institution and will be selected based on criteria relating to the program's three pillars: Perseverance, Aspiration, and Community. To be eligible, students must be seeking an undergraduate degree in one of the following categories: science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and business/entrepreneurship. The application, which requires a letter of recommendation and an academic transcript, opens Wednesday March 8th. The application deadline is Wednesday, April 12 at noon Eastern Standard Time. Please contact wufoundation@iie.org with any questions.

Economics Alumni Scholarship

Awards scholarship to economics major or administration major concentrating in business economics. For more information, please contact Dr. Tom Pierce, Economics Department at (909)537-5511.

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