Resources For Black Business School Candidates

Are you applying to business school? Our resources list for black MBA and masters candidates will help you find scholarships and organizational support

The black community is significantly underrepresented at business school. To change this, business schools and industry organizations offer a variety of resources to support black MBA and master’s candidates.

BusinessBecause has rounded up some of the most helpful resources for you here:

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The National Black MBA Association leads in the creation of economic and intellectual wealth for Black graduates with MBAs and other advanced degrees, as well as entrepreneurs, and works to increase the number and the diversity of successful Blacks in the business community.

Through its Collegiate Partnership Program, NBMBAA offers a variety of scholarships in partnership with business schools listed here:


Scholarships and support organizations

Management Leadership for Tomorrow

National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education

National Association of Black Accountants

National Economic Association

The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management Scholarships

The Lagrant Foundation

Toigo Foundation

United Negro College Fund

UVA Darden -  Marietta and Sherwood Frey Scholarship

Wharton -  Howard E. Mitchell Fellowship

Yale -  JP Morgan’s Launching Leaders MBA Scholarship

BusinessBecause will continue to add to this resources list. If you know of a useful resource we should include here, please let us know by posting in the comments box below. 

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