The Central Florida Chapter of the National Black MBA Association, Inc. (the Chapter) is proud to announce its 2014 Scholarship Program. The Program will consist of two scholarships: the Darden/CFL NBMBAA Business Scholarship and the CFL NBMBAA Leaders of Tomorrow (LOT) Alumni Scholarship. These scholarships will make ten thousand dollars ($10,000) available to qualified minority students. The application guidelines are listed below:
Darden/CFL NBMBAA Business Scholarship (up to two $2,500 scholarships) To be eligible, applicant must be a minority student currently enrolled in a business program at a college or university in the state of Florida. The college or university must be accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Applicants must have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 at the time of the award (Fall 2014). CFL NBMBAA LOT Alumni Scholarship Requirements (up to five $1,000 scholarships)
To be eligible, applicant must be a minority student currently enrolled in a four (4) year accredited college or university. Applicants must have a minimum overall GPA of 2.5/4.0 at the time of award (Fall 2014). Applicants must have been a member of the Central Florida Chapter of NBMBAA Leaders of Tomorrow (LOT) program for one (1) year or more while in high school. Applicants should demonstrate record of community service. Applicants should be willing to function in a mentorship role to current LOT students.
Applicants must submit:
1) A completed online application
2) An official high school transcript (first time college students) or an official cumulative
college transcript through the semester of application
3) A video essay presentation
4) A 300-500 word personal biography
5) A headshot
6) A URL link to a 100% completed LinkedIn resume
7) Two (2) or more recommendations via LinkedIn on professional results and/or
community service impact
1. Complete: Online application
2. Upload: Official transcript, video essay presentation, headshot
3. Supply: URL link to LinkedIn 100% completed resume with two (2) or more
recommendations via LinkedIn on professional results and/or community service impact
A completed packet of information must be submitted no later than Sunday, October 13, 2014 at 12:00 midnight EST. Winners will be notified in the Fall of 2014 and expected to attend the Central Florida Chapter of the National Black MBA Association, Inc. Scholarship Awards Ceremony on November 11, 2014.
We invite you to take advantage of this scholarship opportunity. If you have questions, please email
Larry G. Bonner, Scholarship Committee Chair
Central Florida Chapter of the National Black MBA Association, Inc.