Scholarships are not only a good way to pay for college, they're also a great way to be recognized for your achievements.
FBLA members have access to scholarships from college programs, as well as supplemental educational programs and recognition awards. This information is provided as a service to our advisers and members and is not intended to be an endorsement of any of the nonaffiliated organizations or programs. If you have additional questions or would like to provide a scholarship to FBLA members, email Becky Grant.
Arizona State University Leadership Scholarship Program—New
The Leadership Scholarship Program (LSP) recognizes outstanding high school graduating seniors who have achieved excellence in leadership and service. Established in 1977 to develop exceptional leadership skills among promising scholars, this program has a long-standing history at Arizona State University. More than a scholarship program, students become integral members of the university community. Students are given many opportunities to discover more about themselves, the leadership skills they possess, and explore the opportunities and responsibilities of leadership.
For more information, contact Joel Todd, Jr. at LSP@asu.edu. Apply online.
There’s a big difference between just loving what you do and actually living it. And it starts with following your creativity to the kind of education that can help you launch a career that’s much more than just a way to make a living.
In our creative community, you’ll get the guidance, support, technology, real-world experience, and career services you need to go as far as your imagination will take you. Visit artinstitutes.edu to explore our areas of study and be inspired by the stories of how some of our students and alumni are living their creativity, for life.
Find out about scholarships at http://new.artinstitutes.edu/scholarships and about scholarships specifically for high school students at http://new.artinstitutes.edu/scholarships/high-school.
Since The Art Institutes system of schools is comprised of several institutions, see aiprograms.info for program duration, tuition, fees, other costs, median debt, federal salary data, alumni success, and other important info.
The Art Institutes is a system of over 50 schools throughout North America. Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options vary by school and are subject to change. Several institutions included in The Art Institutes system are campuses of South University or Argosy University. Administrative office: 210 Sixth Avenue, 33rd Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. ©2015 The Art Institutes. Our email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Barton College, located in Wilson, North Carolina, is a four-year, private, liberal arts college, providing students with a strong academic focus and opportunities for leadership development integrating an intentional application of collaborative learning in every aspect of the college experience.
The Barton College FBLA Scholarship is an annually renewable $1,000 tuition scholarship granted to a maximum of five entering (or transfer) students who demonstrate active participation in Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) in high school or Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) at a former college. Competition for the scholarship is by invitation.
Upon enrollment at Barton College, the student must remain active in the local PBL chapter; participating in chapter activities at the local, state, and national levels.
For more information, contact Ron Eggers at email@example.com or 252.399.6417
Berkeley College offers multiple scholarships of varying amounts to FBLA students. The awards are available to full-time students. For an application, call the admissions office at the Berkeley College campus of your choice.
Campus choices are:
|Woodland Park, NJ
|White Plains, NY
Business and Accounting Scholarships are available for Catawba College in Historic Salisbury, NC. Catawba is located in close proximity to Charlotte, Winston-Salem, and Greensboro. We excel at internships, careers, and top graduate school placement. Come study business and accounting with our exceptional faculty and students at Catawba College!
Amount: $1000 and $2,500; can be combined with other scholarships (athletics, academics, other).
Application: Apply Online.
Build Your Own Business (BYOBiz) FBLA Scholarship Program
Champlain College located in Burlington, Vermont offers a special scholarship for incoming first-year FBLA members. The BYOBiz/FBLA scholarship was established to support an FBLA student that either has developed and launched his/her own business or has an aptitude for entrepreneurship. Submissions will be evaluated based on the potential for success as evaluated by the scholarship committee.
Scholarship Award: Award ranges from $3,000 up to $10,000 per year based on the applicants submission and the quality of their academic profile.
Deadline Dates: Applications for admission to Champlain College and the required materials for the BYOBiz/FBLA Scholarship must be submitted by the deadlines listed below:
|Admissions Application Due:||BYOBiz/FBLA Scholarship Submission Due:|
|Early Decision I: November 15, 2015||Early Decision I: November 15, 2015|
|Early Decision II: January 15, 2016||Early Decision II: January 5, 2016|
|Regular Decision: January 15, 2016||Regular Decision: January 15, 2016|
For eligibility and application criteria visit the Build Your Own Business (BYOBiz) FBLA Scholarship Program.
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Cumberland University will provide up to five renewable $2,000 scholarships available to qualified FBLA members who enroll at Cumberland University.
Application Receipt Deadline: April 1.
Selection Based On:
How to Apply: For information on obtaining an application, contact Beatrice LaChance at 615.547.1244 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This scholarship is designed to recognize outstanding FBLA members for their activity and involvement in the association. The number of scholarships given depends on yearly contributions to the FBLA scholarship fund.
Receipt Deadline: April 1
Individual Award: Minimum of $500; half will be awarded at the NLC and the other half upon joining Phi Beta Lambda.
Criteria: Open to graduating FBLA members who plan to pursue a post-secondary education and become actively involved in PBL at the postsecondary level.
• Must be a dues-paid member of FBLA.
• Must have achieved the Leader or America level of the Business Achievement Awards (BAA).
• Must submit Distinguished Business Leader Interactive Scholarship Form (link is below).
• The completed form and a one-page cover letter summarizing FBLA-PBL, business, leadership, and community activities, a resume outlining FBLA-PBL activities and educational achievements, and one letter of recommendation from a chapter adviser, a teacher, or a business/community leader must be submitted to the national center.
• Applicants must submit an Application Form on or before April 1.
FBLA Distinguished Business Leader Scholarship Application Form.
Johnson & Wales UniversityJohnson & Wales University is a private university with campuses in Providence, RI; North Miami, FL; Denver, CO; and Charlotte, NC, offering degree programs in arts and sciences, business, culinary arts, education, nutrition, hospitality, and technology.
Amount: $500 up to full tuition.
Application: Complete application for admission at admissions.jwu.edu.
Deadline: February 1 (to be considered for full tuition).
Contact: Tom Gauthier, Director of Educator Partnerships & Scholarship Programs, email@example.com.
The Virtual Business Scholarship is an annual scholarship available to business, marketing, and personal finance students currently enrolled in their junior or senior year of high school throughout the country. To be eligible for nomination by their teachers, students must exhibit excellence in business, marketing or personal finance classes and show interest and accomplishment in the use of technologies within these subjects. One national winner will be selected and awarded $2,000.
Get full details and nomination forms. To request your state code, email info@KnowledgeMatters.com.
LifeSmarts Safety Smart Scholarships
Looking for scholarship opportunities? Need service hours? Want to give back to your community? The LifeSmarts Safety Smart Ambassador program provides you with a fun and easy way to mentor younger students and demonstrate your leadership capabilities. It is a community service program that will award six $1,000 post-secondary scholarships to winning applicants in 2016.
Students who serve as Safety Smart Ambassadors are eligible to apply for a scholarship by:
Deadline: Friday, December 16, 2016. Awards will be announced in January 2017.
Safety Smart Ambassadors use scripted 30-minute presentations and Disney videos to engage younger children. You may choose to teach children about character, online safety, going green, or being healthy and fit. Everything you need to get started is free and available at: LifeSmarts.org/safetysmart.
Minerva Schools @ KGI—New
About Minerva: Minerva is a new, accredited, global, liberal arts university program designed by a former Harvard Dean and a successful entrepreneur to prepare students to solve complex world problems. Minerva students live in up to seven of the worlds greatest cities during their four years, attending class in small active learning seminars throughout.
The Scholarship: As a FBLA-PBL member you are eligible for a needs-based scholarship that will cover up to the full cost of tuition for your Freshman year ($10,000). Learn more.
Application & Deadline: There is no application fee to apply to Minerva and there are no additional requirements to apply for the scholarship in particular (FBLA-PBL students will automatically be considered for the scholarship). The Early Action deadline is November 1st and the Regular Decision deadline is January 15th, 2016. Apply here.
Morrisville State College Leadership Awards
Morrisville State College is part of the SUNY system in Upstate New York 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.
Eligible Students: New and Continuing Students.
Amount: $250/semester for a FBLA active member; $1250/semester for a State or National FBLA Officer.
Application: Apply Online.
Contact: Admissions at 315-684-6046 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 1 each year shall be eligible for this scholarship.
Application Form: The application for admission to Mount Ida College can be accessed through the Mount Ida College website and clicking the Apply for Admission link.
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 $210,000 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.
Application Receipt Deadline: April 1.
Eligibility: In 2015-16, NTHS offers two $1,000 scholarships exclusively to FBLA-PBL members who are also current NTHS members in good standing.
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.
Application: Download an application.
The NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation provides nonrenewable scholarships each year ranging from $1,000 to $15,000.
Eligibility: Graduating high school seniors who will be entering their freshman year at an accredited two- or four-year school in the fall of 2016. Students must be able to demonstrate entrepreneurial spirit/initiative by owning or operating their own small business.
Criteria: The application process is in two phases. The first phase is an essay application, taking place October 2015 through December, 2015. If selected as a semi-finalist, interviews will take place late January through mid-March, 2016. Applicants may apply online at NFIB.com/YEA beginning October, 2015. Please direct any questions to the Young Entrepreneurship Foundation at 202-314-2042 or e-mail email@example.com.
This scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen who have displayed outstanding contributions to their high school business club. The scholarship is semi-noncompetitive and numerous scholarships are awarded yearly. The deadline is open.
Amounts: $4,000 ($1,000/year)—Students must have a 2.5 GPA and submit a letter of recommendation from their adviser.
Eligibility: Requirements vary dependent on student’s 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 address below.
Midland, MI, firstname.lastname@example.org
In addition to the Business Club Scholarship, Northwood provides many other scholarships for which you may be eligible. For a full list of scholarship opportunities, please visit http://www.northwood.edu/financial-aid/scholarships-and-grants.aspx.
The students of FBLA are invited to apply for the Razor’s Edge Leadership Scholarship Program at Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. The Razor’s Edge Program is a highly competitive four year program looking for students who demonstrate a commitment to leading others and making an impact. The program is designed for students entering college as first time freshmen. Candidates must have the desire to continuously improve their leadership abilities and use their knowledge when taking on leadership roles on campus and beyond.
Students selected for the program, will receive a $10,000 scholarship annually for up to four years of continuous undergraduate enrollment at NSU. Program information and application are available at www.nova.edu/studentleadership/razorsedge.
Deadline: The Priority deadline is Friday, December 4th, 2015. Final deadline is Friday, January 8th, 2016.
Contact: Office of Student Leadership and Civic Engagement at 954-262-7179 or email email@example.com with any questions.
Penn Commercial is offering one (1) scholarship for high school seniors who are members of FBLA entering an associate degree program of study at Penn Commercial Business/Technical School.
Application Deadline: March 31
Eligibility: Open to high school seniors meeting qualifications consisting of FBLA participation and past academic records as requested on the application form.
Award Amount: The FBLA scholarship will amount to 25% of tuition per quarter in the program being offered by the school. The recipient must maintain a 2.0 GPA and an 85% attendance record or the scholarship is forfeited. The award must be used within one year.
Application Procedure: To obtain a scholarship application, contact Penn Commercial Business/ Technical School Admissions Department at 724-222-5330 or 1-888-309-7484. For school information visit www.penncommercial.edu.
Pittsburgh Technical Institute (PTI) proudly supports the efforts of FBLA and encourages members to apply for a PTI scholarship. PTI is providing (3) $3,000 scholarships for FBLA members.
Eligibility: Applicants must be a high school senior and an active member of FBLA to apply for the scholarship.
Recipients must apply their scholarship to either July 2016 or October 2016 PTI enrollment.
Recipients must maintain a 3.0 GPA to earn a $3,000 partial tuition scholarship renewal for their second PTI year in the associate degree programs.
Deadline: February 27, 2016.
For an application contact Vince Gratteri at 1.800.644.7784 (ext. 5323) or ask your PTI admissions coordinator.
University of the Ozarks provides two (2) $2,500 renewable scholarships for students who enroll as degree-seeking students in a bachelor’s degree program. Scholarships are automatically renewed each year for students who maintain a 2.75 cumulative GPA.
Eligibility: Eligible students must have at least a 3.0 GPA and ACT score of 24. Applicants must submit a personal essay, and qualifying students must complete a personal interview before receiving the scholarship.
Deadline: March 1
University of the Ozarks is a liberal arts college with a student population of about 600 in Clarksville, Arkansas. Ozarks offers degree programs in numerous liberal arts and preprofessional programs, including business and teacher education. Download an application form.
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.
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.
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.
Download an application form for the Webber Scholarship.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.