Friday, April 3, 2009

Scholarships Available - Deadline April 30, 2009

With the Open of its 2009 Scholarship Program, the National Society of Hispanic MBAs hopes to again increase its numbers and top the $1.4 million awarded in 2008

NSHMBA supports Hispanic MBA candidates preparing for future leadership

Dallas, TX (February 11, 2009) – The National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) Scholarship Program is how talented and bright Hispanics can afford an MBA. The 2009 application period opened February 01 and will end April 30. The awards given include scholarships of $5,000-$10,000 for full-time graduate students and $2,500 for those pursuing their degree through part-time study.

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic achievement, work experience, financial need, personal statements of goals and aspirations, community service, letters of recommendation, and NSHMBA ambassadorship.

“For the past 20 years, the National Society of Hispanic MBAs has been instrumental in helping Hispanics continue their education and actively pursue masters’ of business administration degrees,” said Lourdes M. Hassler, NSHMBA CEO. “These students will have a profound effect on the future landscape of business schools and corporations as we see them graduate and move on to promising careers.”

The National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) has paved the way for Hispanics to pursue masters’ degrees in business administration by awarding over $1.4 million to 216 students for the 2008-2009 academic year. The 216 NSHMBA scholarship recipients are now attending graduate schools in 83 universities across America.

NSHMBA, the nation’s most prestigious Hispanic organization promoting higher education, with the generous support or corporate partners, members and universities, proudly recognized 2008 recipients at the NSHMBA Annual Conference and Career Expo held in Atlanta, last October.

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