The George Washington University School of Business (GWSB) MBA Admissions and the National Black MBA Association, Washington, D.C. Chapter, have partnered to offer a full or partial scholarship for a full-time MBA student to attend the GW School of Business. The scholarship will be awarded to a qualified student who is admitted to the full-time MBA program. “We are pleased to partner with NBMBAA’s D.C. Chapter and provide students with an opportunity to gain a world-class education in business and management,” said Judith Stockmon, executive director of admissions at the GW School of Business and member of NBMBAA, in a written statement. “We enrich the educational experience when we enhance student diversity.”

At the time the student applies to the GW Global MBA Program, he or she must also complete a scholarship application and submit it to Shelly Heinrich The priority deadline to apply for the National Black MBA Association, Inc., Washington, D.C. Chapter Scholarship is Jan. 28, 2011. Scholarships are merit based and awarded in various amounts.

“We are very pleased to be partnering with the George Washington University School of Business, a world-class institute offering this great opportunity for our members. We look forward to a long-lasting relationship with the university in providing the key tool that enhances one’s portfolio,” said Oscar Mardis, President of the National Black MBA Association, Inc., Washington, D.C. Chapter.

In addition to providing this scholarship opportunity, the GWSB hosted its first monthly meeting of the NBMBAA on Nov. 16. This event included a panel discussion on careers in financial services. Companies represented on the panel include Freddie Mac, Sun Trust, Prudential Financial and Chris Duncan State Farm Insurance and Financial Services.

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