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Scholarships

The following scholarships/awards are either offered by FBLA-PBL, by a participating sponsor specifically for current PBL members, or by organizations that provide recognition for which current PBL members would be well suited. This listing is provided as a service to current PBL members and their advisers and is not intended to be an endorsement of any of the FBLA-PBL affiliated organizations or programs. The information provided is accurate to the best of our knowledge. If you have any questions, e-mail programscoordinator@fbla.org.

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Gary E. West Tuition Assistance ScholarshipNew

The Gary E. West College of Business at West Liberty University in northern West Virginia is pleased to offer the Gary E. West Tuition Assistance Scholarship to qualifying freshmen and transfer business students. This grant-funded scholarship provides up to $2,500 tuition credit annually for out-of-state students, renewable for four years as long as funds remain available. FBLA-PBL members interested in Accounting, Information Systems, Finance, Marketing, Management, Healthcare Management, Tourism and Event Planning, Sport Management, or Entrepreneurship are encouraged to apply at westliberty.edu/westbusiness/futurestudents/scholarships. West Scholarship funds can be combined with other university scholarship opportunities to meet tuition expenses. Details on all the scholarship programs offered at WLU can be found at www.westliberty.edu/financial-aid/scholarships-2/.


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Morrisville State College Leadership Awards

MSC is part of the SUNY system in Upstate NY that focuses on technology and applied learning in more than 75+ programs of study. Leadership Award recipients includes those students who are FBLA active members and for those who hold a state or national officer line.

Amount: $250/semester for a FBLA active member
$1250/semester for a State or National FBLA Officer
Application: http://www.morrisville.edu/financial_aid/awards.aspx
Deadline: Must be postmarked by February 1st
Contact: Admissions at 315-684-6046 or admissions@morrisville.edu


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Mount Ida College

Mount Ida College is pleased to offer scholarships to members of FBLA-PBL. Active members of FBLA-PBL shall be eligible to receive a $1,000 scholarship toward their full-time undergraduate degree pursuit at Mount Ida College.

Eligibility: Active members of FBLA-PBL that are applying as either a new student or transfer student to study in any full-time undergraduate program of study at Mount Ida College shall be considered eligible for the FBLA-PBL scholarship.

Criteria: Students must be active members of FBLA-PBL and indicate their involvement on their application for admission. Students should include information about any leadership positions held and community service activities performed as a member of FBLA-PBL.

Application Deadline: Students that are accepted to Mount Ida College prior to May l each year shall be eligible for this scholarship.

Application Form: The application for admission to Mount Ida College can be accessed through www.mountida.edu and clicking the Apply for Admission link.


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National Technical Honor Society

The National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) is pleased to continue our partnership with FBLA-PBL to recognize the outstanding achievements of students in career and technical education. NTHS awards over $160,000 in scholarships to its members annually and provides funding for two $1,000 scholarships exclusively for FBLA-PBL members. NTHS/FBL-PBLA members are also eligible to apply for the Jon H. Poteat Scholarship at www.nths.org.

Application Receipt Deadline: April 1

Eligibility: In 2014-15, NTHS offers two $1,000 scholarships exclusively to FBLA-PBL members who are also current NTHS members in good standing.

Criteria:

  • Applicants must be in 10th grade or higher.
  • Schools must have an active NTHS chapter for student eligibility.
  • A fully completed application must be submitted by the deadline date or forfeit eligibility.
  • Scholarship monies are held up to three (3) years to be used for post-secondary education.
To download an application for the NTHS/FBLA-PBL Scholarships, click HERE.


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Northwood University Transfer Club Scholarship

Current PBL members wishing to transfer to Northwood are eligible for this scholarship:

Amount $1,000/year
Must be a member of PBL through current college.
Requires a minimum 2.7 Cumulative GPA (2.5 for renewal).
Attendance for a minimum of two years required.
Requires a recommendation from your PBL advisor.

Eligibility: Requirements vary dependent on students eligibility for other institutional aid. Participation in a business club at Northwood University is required. Upon acceptance to Northwood University, please email your letter of recommendation to the campus of your choice.

West Palm Beach, FL
fladmit@northwood.edu
Midland, MI
miadmit@northwood.edu

In addition to the Business Club Scholarship, Northwood provides many other scholarships for which you may be eligible. All are not available at all campuses. For a full list of scholarship opportunities, please visit: http://www.northwood.edu/financial-aid/scholarships-and-grants.aspx


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PBL Distinguished Business Leader Scholarship

This scholarship is designed to recognize outstanding PBL members for their activity and involvement in the association. The number of scholarships given depends on yearly contributions to the PBL scholarship fund.

Application Receipt Deadline: April 1

Individual Award: Determined by amount collected.

Eligibility:
   • Open to PBL members who plan to continue to pursue a postsecondary or postgraduate education.
   • Must be dues-paid members of PBL.
   • Must have achieved the Director Level of the CMAP program.

Application Procedure:
   • Each application must be accompanied by a one-page cover letter summarizing PBL, business, leadership, and community activities; a resume outlining PBL activities, educational achievements, etc. and two letters of recommendation—one from a chapter adviser and the other from a business/community leader.
   • Applications must meet all of the criteria to be considered.

Click HERE for an interactive application form.


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PBL NLC/IFL Scholarships

The PBL National Leadership Conference (NLC)/ Institute for Leaders (IFL) Scholarship is a program funded through the diversion of $1.00 of each member's national dues. The purpose of the scholarship is to award outstanding PBL members with scholarships that serve as leadership investments to assist members in attending the NLC or the IFL, which is held in conjunction with the NLC each year. The NLC Scholarship amount will be $400 and the IFL Scholarship will be $115.

Application Procedure: Members who wish to be considered for a PBL NLC or IFL scholarship must be on record as having paid local, state, and national dues by April 15 and submit an interactive application and accompanying materials by April 15 to the national center. Click HERE for an interactive application form and instructions.

Application Materials should include:
   • Transcript of Grades.
   • Two letters of Recommendation. One letter must be from the candidate's local or state PBL adviser. Each letter should be limited to no more than one page and should highlight the applicant's PBL activities and leadership skills.
   • One Page Essay. The topic for the essay is: 'How Has PBL Enhanced Your Leadership Skills?'


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Webber International University Scholarship

This scholarship recognizes the involvement and activities of FBLA-PBL members. Webber International University (WIU) is offering fifteen (15) recurring $500 per semester scholarships to incoming FBLA students or active PBL members at WIU.

Application Deadline: Ongoing

Award Amount: $500 per semester, renewable

Eligibility: Open to any FBLA member enrolling at WIU. Applicants must be a dues-paid member of FBLA-PBL and must agree to be an active PBL member at WIU. WIU has set up a “Millionaire Points” program in which scholarship award winners must participate. Winners who qualify at PBL district competition will have their participation, room, and board paid at the PBL state competition. Winners qualifying at state will have their participation, room, and board paid at the PBL national competition. Scholarship award winners will be asked to sign a contract each year vowing their PBL participation.

Application Procedure: Applicants must complete the FBLA-PBL Scholarship Application Form and submit it with a letter of recommendation from their FBLA adviser. In addition, applicants must include a letter stating how or what contributions they could make to the WIU PBL chapter.

Click HEREto download an application form for the Webber Scholarship.


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Wesleyan College Scholarship - New Scholarship Award

The scholarship is valued at $9,000 toward tuition at Wesleyan College, and is renewable every year for four years, eight semesters, if the student remains in good standing and maintains a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5.

Admissions & Eligibility
Eligible high school seniors and transfer students may apply for the Wesleyan FBLA scholarship if they have completed requirements for the America level of the FBLA Business Achievement Awards. Eligible scholarship candidates also should possess a minimum SAT score of 1000 (combined Critical Reading and Math) or an ACT score of 21 (Composite) and a high school GPA of 3.0.

To be considered, students must submit a completed Wesleyan College Undergraduate Admission Application, including high school and/or college transcripts, SAT/ACT scores, and letters of recommendation. To receive final scholarship award, recipients must submit a letter from FBLA stating completion of the America level of the FBLA Business Achievement Awards. For more information, contact Danielle Lodge at 888.665.4050 or dlodge@wesleyancollege.edu.

Application Deadline: Ongoing