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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.

Business, Economics and Public Policy Scholarships

The Foundation focuses on Public Policy majors in order to foster leadership in public policy analysis and public management to promote effective public policy decisions on national and international issues. Public policy incorporates social, economic and political components of government decision making. With a degree in Public Policy and Administration, students can make decisions and influence policy that affects an organization, a community, a whole state or the entire nation. We believe that a strong understanding in policy analysis is crucial in order to design and carry out policies that positively impact the 21st century global economy. The scholarships support majors that educate students in the importance of the role of economic and political factors in public decision-making and policy formulation; microeconomic analysis of policy issues; resource allocation and decision modeling; cost/benefit analysis; statistical methods; and applications to specific public policy topics. The Foundation awards scholarships to applicants who are pursuing a degree in, or closely related to, one of the following disciplines: Business/Business Administration Finance/Economics Public Policy

HSF/VAMOS Scholarship

Description The HSF/VAMOS Scholarship Program is designed to assist high school seniors of Hispanic heritage from Cameron, Hidalgo, and Starr counties in Texas obtain a bachelor's degree. Selected students attending UT-Pan American may receive $3,000 per year. All others may receive up to $5,000 per year for four academic years. Eligibility Requirements: Be of Hispanic heritage Be a U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (not expired). Be a high school senior graduating from a high school in one of the following Texas counties: Cameron Hidalgo Starr Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale Must be a Pell grant-eligible student Have plans to enroll FULL-TIME as a Freshman in a degree-seeking program at a four year U.S. accredited institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands or Guam during the next academic year Must plan to apply for federal financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Marsha Marie Trent Award

Available to business related majors in the Business Department To reward those students who have demonstrated consistent and outstanding academic achievement in high school and college and tend to be a worthy student of good character. For students with proven academic records, financial need or demonstrated leadership potential in any area. Instructions for Application: 1. All applicants must attach academic official transcripts to their applications.

Dynamic Digital Marketing Scholarship

Roi.com.au – Australia’s leading search marketing agency – is offering current Australian University & TAFE students, currently undertaking relevant studies in Marketing, Business, or IT an opportunity to develop their skills with industry-relevant training and education. ONE LUCKY WINNER WILL RECEIVE: Search Marketing Training Modules Inclusive of: Search Engine Optimization Essentials PPC & Google Adwords Website design and conversion Keyword research & competitive analysis Copywriting for the web Google Certification Support & Training Career advice from roi.com.au’s CEO and Human Resources department $2,000 in cash towards any learning expenses or business ventures Preference in joining roi.com.au’s graduate program, which allows recent graduates to work across a variety of different disciplines in order develop well-rounded expertise in digital marketing HOW TO APPLY: Applicants should aim to excite roi.com.au’s selection panel by sending the following details to scholarships@roi.com.au Full name Email Address Phone Number University Course or Degree In 100 words or less explain why a career in digital marketing is for you

Fischer Family Fund

This scholarship fund was established by Dr. Frank H. Fischer to provide scholarships to eligible recipients pursuing an associate degree in business or accounting.

Bill Taylor Scholarship Endowment

Enrolled members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians or their spouses, children, or other immediate family members pursuing a degree in Business Administration or a business related curriculum.

City of Chicago Scholarship

The City of Chicago Scholarship is directed to students who are nominated by a parent, legal guardian, or foster parent who is currently employeed by the City of Chicago. Recipients must have a 2.5, attending a UNCF college or university and have a financial need. Special consideration will be made to students who plan to major in Public Administration, Public Policy, or Business Administration. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS MINIMUM GPA 2.5 COLLEGES / UNIVERSITIES UNCF affiliated ACADEMIC CLASSIFICATION High School Senior, College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior STATES / CITIES Illinois

Connecticut Mortgage Bankers Social Affairs Committee Scholarship

Selection Criteria: * Graduating high school senior who lives in or attends school in Greater Hartford * Entering a four-year college or university (full-time enrollment) * Pursuing a career in business, mortgage or real estate * Financial need * Class rank - top third with good academic record * Active volunteer in school, community, or other extracurricular activities

Lyman L. Humann Memorial Scholarship

Criteria: • Applicant must be the son/daughter of a Moose member in good standing of a Lodge from either North or South Dakota. • Applicant must be a full-time student. • Applicant must have a GPA of 2.75 or above.

Vivian M. Kommer Scholarship

Student is a senior at West Catholic HS entering undergraduate studies in business or pre-law. Must demonstrate financial need and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

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