Scholarships for Business Students

Unless otherwise noted, the Office of Special Scholarship Programs at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) does not administer or sponsor the programs listed on its website. The content of these pages are merely a guide for current undergraduate and professional school students at UIC. Deadlines are subject to change without notice, and for questions or contact information, please refer to the website that the short description is linked to.

Deadline varies or is not available:

The Actuarial Foundation Actuary Diversity Scholarship - for Black/African American, Hispanic, Native North American and Pacific Islander students; must be a full-time undergraduate students pursuing a degree that may lead to a career in the actuarial profession; awards $1,000 to high school seniors applying for freshmen year; $2,000 to college freshmen applying for sophomore year/sophomore applying for junior year; and $3,000 to college juniors applying for senior year

Congressional Budget Office Summer Internships - for undergraduate, master's-level and PhD students interested in public finance and economics

Government Finance Officers Association Scholarships - finance, accounting, business administration, and public administration looking to go into state and local government finance

Zonta International Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship - women pursuing a business or business-related degree who demonstrate outstanding potential in the field



National Latino Education Institute - (TBA) for Hispanic students and Illinois residents attending a school in Illinois, who are majoring in accounting, business, chemistry, communications & media relations, computer science, engineering, liberal arts, law or pre-law, math or physics


Asian Women in Business Scholarship – for females of Asian or Pacific Islander descent; must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents; must have a 3.0/4.0 GPA and either demonstrated a leadership role in a community endeavor and/or a record of entrepreneurial achievement

CREW Chicago Scholarship - for female undergraduate juniors or seniors and graduate-level students interested in commercial real estate

Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship - for MBA graduates (and other programs) with work experience and a genuine interest in community and public affairs as well as Germany and Europe


Consortium for Graduate Study in Management Fellowships - business students who have completed a bachelor's degree; allows African American, Hispanic or Native American students to apply to MBA programs within the consortium (schools listed on website)


Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program - for young professionals with college degrees and some work experience; study and intern in Germany for 12 months


Institute for Responsible Citizenship - summer fellowship in New York City for African-American males interested in finance and business

Zuckerman Fellowship - individuals who have, or are pursuing, an MBA, JD, or MD degree AND are seeking an additional degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, the Harvard Kennedy School, or the Harvard School of Public Health


University of Illinois FMC Graduate Fellowship - for outstanding graduate students, with preference to MBA and Master's of Engineering students; PhD students also eligible

Jewish Federation Academic Scholarship Program - for Jewish students pursuing business studies, other fields

Lagrant Foundation Scholarship for Graduate Students - for African American, Asian American or Pacific Islander, Hispanic and Native American students enrolled in a graduate program concentrating in advertising, marketing or public relations

Lagrant Foundation Scholarship for Undergraduates - for African American, Asian American or Pacific Islander, Hispanic, and Native American continuing undergrads studying advertising, marketing or public relations or minoring in communications

UIC College of Business Administration - scholarships available to UIC business students

UIC Scholarship Association for UIC Awards - scholarships available to UIC business students


Hispanic College Fund College and Career Institute Business Majors Scholarship - for U.S. citizens and permanent residents of Hispanic descent; must have a 3.0 GPA and a full-time undergraduate or graduate business program

Los Alamos National Laboratories MBA-Technology Internships - for current MBA students interested in developing science and technology for the private sector from the work of the inventors in the goverment sector

National Society of Accountants - for undergraduate students majoring in accounting


National Society of Hispanic MBA's Scholarship - for students of Hispanic descent either planning to enroll or already enrolled in a master's program related to business or management


Adelante! Scholarships - for current Hispanic undergraduate students majoring in international business, general business, economics, finance, accounting, marketing, public relations, communications or sales

Cirilo McSween (New York Life) $2,500 Scholarship - for full-time business majors, sponsored by Rainbow-PUSH Coalition

OCA-Verizon College Scholarship - for Asian American or Asian Pacific Islander college students majoring in business, computer or engineering-related fields