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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.

MillerCoors National Scholarship

Amount: $ 3,000 /Renewable Criteria •Junior or Senior university classification by the Fall Semester •Open to Business majors including : Accounting, Communications, General Business, Economics, Finance, International Business, Marketing, Public Relations or Sales majors •Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident •Must be of Hispanic descent •Must have a 3.0 GPA or above on a 4.0 scale •Maintain full-time enrollment status (12 hours) for the duration of the scholarship period •Provide two letters of recommendation highlighting leadership potential •Scholar must attend ¡Adelante!'s Annual Leadership Institute in San Antonio, TX (Sponsorship to attend is included along with the scholarship) •Must attend a Partnering University

ABWA Women of Vision, Ambassador Scholarship

Field of Study: MBA Amount of Scholarship: $6500 Scholarship Guidelines: Scholarship is for a one-time issuance and is not renewable. Checks are issued to the educational institution and the recipient. Funds are to be used for tuition, books and fees only, unused funds shall be returned. Candidate Eligibility Requirements Are you a female U.S. citizen? Will you be a graduate level student? Will you be attending Kansas University School of Business, Lawrence KS? Do you currently maintain a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale? Procedures/Checklist: Your application will be completed online and will include the following: Complete the online application. Complete the biographical sketch. Three (3) professional letters of reference should be uploaded to the website - word doc or pdf are accepted. Enter the names of the schools sending official transcripts. Applicant must submit official transcripts to: SBMEF, 9820 Metcalf Ave, Ste 110, Overland Park KS 66212. Each step must be completed fully and in sequence to proceed.

MGMA Midwest Section Scholarship

Individuals residing in MGMA Midwest section states (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin) who are enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program relevant to medical practice management. Scholarship Eligibility: Students must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program relevant to medical practice management, including public health, business administration, healthcare administration and other related areas.

Gotch SEO Internet Marketing Scholarship

This scholarship will help offset the costs of education for college students who have demonstrated an interest in Internet Marketing.

Economic Club Business Study Abroad Scholarship

The Economic Club of Grand Rapids established a fund in 2000 to provide financial assistance to students pursuing study abroad in business. The Economic Club is an association of individuals interested in and contributing to the growing economic health of the Grand Rapids metropolitan area. One (or more) scholarships of up to $2000 will be awarded annually. The applicant must meet the following criteria: • Applicant must have sophomore or above standing at the time of application in an undergraduate business program or in a graduate level business program at any public college or university of their choice. Applicant must have a declared major in accounting, business administration, economics, managerial science (all areas), mathematics, computer science, engineering, marketing, or fields of study related to business or economics. • Applicant must have at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average. • Applicant must be a resident of Kent, Allegan, Ottawa, or Muskegon counties for the prior three years or must be a resident student at a public college or university in the West Michigan area for the prior two years or more consecutively. • Foreign study programs must be endorsed and accepted as a part of or as a credit course in the applicant's degree granting college or university. Funds must be administered through the home college/university financial aid office. • The recipient may be asked to deliver a brief oral presentation to the Economic Club of Grand Rapids within six months of return to the United States.

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.

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

The eligibility requirements differ by academic level as follows: Undergraduate Students Must Be: A declared accounting major with an overall and accounting grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.3 on a four point scale. A minority student who has satisfactorily completed at least 30 semester hours, or 45 quarter hours, equivalent college work including at least six (6) semester hours in accounting. Enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student (12 semester hours or equivalent) unless you are completing your final semester of study, at a four-year or upper division institution. Students who will be attending a four-year school for the first time must include an acceptance letter from the school. Graduate Students Must Be: A minority student who is enrolled in the final year of a five-year accounting program or an undergraduate accounting major who is presently accepted or enrolled in a master-level accounting; business administration, finance or taxation program, or who had any undergraduate major and is presently accepted in a master-level accounting program. Enrolled as a full-time graduate student (nine semester hours or equivalent), unless you are completing your final semester of study.

Scholarship Award Program

Over $1,700,000 in tuition scholarships are being offered in both degree and diploma programs to Florida high school graduates. These scholarships are available in such diverse specialties as business administration, electronic engineering technology, drafting and computer assisted design, secretarial, fashion merchandising and design, accounting, cartooning/illustration, court reporting, professional mariner, culinary arts, hospitality management, private investigation, nail and skin care technology, respiratory therapy technician, travel and tourism, cosmetology, video film production and recording arts, automotive service technology, photography, industrial design technology, music and video business, allied health administration, air conditioning and refrigeration technology, paralegal studies, interior design, therapeutic massage, rescue and advanced open water diving, cardiovascular technologist, visual communication, medical or dental assisting and other business, health care and technical/career fields.

Signs Now Urbandale Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to a student attending Upper Iowa University and pursuing a Marketing Certificate, Associate Degree in General Business or a Masters of Business Administration.

John T. Lockton Memorial Scholarships

Criteria: Undergraduate risk management/insurance and business administration majors Full-time student (12 hours or more per term)* undergraduate junior/senior Field of study – normally a major or minor in a risk-management discipline Career objectives in risk management GPA of 3.0 or higher Relevant work experience Leadership skills Applicants must be enrolled full-time at an accredited U.S. or Canadian college/university Application Package: A complete application typically requires the application, an essay, a resume, and a transcript. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Non-Discrimination Policy: The Spencer Educational Foundation awards scholarships on the basis of merit and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, handicap or veteran status.

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