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How Do Students and Professionals Afford Their MBAs? The National Society of Hispanic MBAs' Scholarship Program

Since its creation in 1989, NSHMBA's Scholarship Program has given millions to talented, motivated Hispanics

DALLAS, March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This year marks the organization's twenty-first year of its Scholarship Program and its support of Hispanics and their educational goals of pursuing and earning their Masters in Business Administration or equivalent degree. The National Society of Hispanic MBA's Scholarship Program is responsible for ensuring qualified Hispanic graduate students are not burdened by the financial strains of continuing their educations.

The 2010 application period opens March 10 and will end April 30, and financial awards will range from $2,500-$10,000. The awards are a combination of scholarship funds and $250 travel reimbursements for attending the NSHMBA Annual Conference & Career Expo, with the $10,000 scholarships given to the top five (5) full-time applicants who demonstrate financial need.

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.

"The last year or two has been very challenging for professionals, but one great thing that has come from the challenge is it has given people the power to really evaluate their career roles and then adjust for the better," said Steve Ramos, NSHMBA Interim CEO.  "What makes these ideas a reality are things like the NSHMBA Scholarship Program. With it, people embark on their educational journey with nothing but confidence and support that they will succeed."

The National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) has paved the way for Hispanics to pursue masters' degrees in business administration, resulting in millions given to deserving Hispanic students and professionals. In the past 5 years, over $3.75 million in financial assistance has been given to 896 recipients.

NSHMBA, the nation's most prestigious Hispanic organization promoting higher education, with the generous support of corporate partners, members and universities, will proudly recognize the 2010 recipients during the NSHMBA Annual Conference and Career Expo in Chicago, October 21-23, 2010.

For more information and online application, please visit http://www.nshmba.org/fa/

About NSHMBA

The National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) was created in 1988 as a non-profit organization. Widely known as the "Premier Hispanic Organization," NSHMBA serves 32 chapters and over 8,000 members in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. It exists to foster Hispanic leadership through graduate management education and professional development in order to improve society. NSHMBA works to prepare Hispanics for leadership positions throughout the U.S., so that they can provide the cultural awareness and sensitivity vital in the management of the nation's diverse workforce.

SOURCE National Society of Hispanic MBAs



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