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As a business major, students learn the skills necessary to help a company succeed. Business majors may focus on marketing skills, management techniques, or general business administration. If you are a business major or a marketing major, you may wish to help a Fortune 500 company increase profits or perhaps you dream of becoming an entrepreneur and be your own boss. Whatever the goal may be, seeking scholarships for your college education is the perfect place to start to make sure you make a good investment in your future. In order to get the most on your return on investment (ROI), or perhaps your return on education (ROE), start your scholarship search here for scholarships for business majors. From a bachelor’s degree to a master’s in business administration (MBA), business students can take advantage of this list of business major scholarships and scholarships for marketing majors.

Illinois CPA Society Textbook Scholarship

College juniors, seniors and/or graduate students who are Illinois residents currently attending an accounting program of study at an Illinois college or university are eligible for this award. Students must demonstrate financial need and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $500 Awards:  5
Deadline:  April 01

Advancing Women in Accounting Scholarship

Illinois women who attend an Illinois institution and plan to sit for the CPA exam within three years are eligible for this award. Students must be college seniors or graduate students and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $4000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  April 01

Herman J. Neal Scholarship

College juniors, seniors and/or graduate students who are Illinois residents currently attending an accounting program of study at an Illinois college or university with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher are eligible for this award. Students must be African-American.

Total: $4000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  April 01

Illinois CPA Society Accounting Scholarship Program

College seniors or graduate students who are residents of Illinois currently enrolled in an accounting program at an Illinois institution with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher are eligible to apply for this award. Students must complete an equivalent of four years of education by Aug. 31, and plan to take additional courses in the following year in order to meet the requirements to sit for the CPA examination in Illinois.

Total: $2000 Awards:  6
Deadline:  April 01

Kathleen M. Peabody Memorial Scholarship

Massachusetts residents enrolled full-time in a state college or university are eligible for this award. Students must be entering their junior year, have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, demonstrate financial need, and intend to pursue a career as a certified public accountant.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 01

NYSSCPA Excellence in Accounting Scholarship

College juniors or seniors who are residents of New York attending a New York state college or university are eligible for this award. Students must be majoring in accounting and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $2500 Awards:  69
Deadline:  April 01

New England Employee Benefits Council Scholarship

This award is available for undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate an interest in a career in the employee benefits field through either course of study or work experience. The applicant must be a resident of a New England state or be enrolled in a college in New England.

Total: $3000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  April 01

PICPA Student Writing Competition

This writing competition is open to graduate and undergraduate accounting and business majors. Students must attend Pennsylvania colleges/universities or maintain a permanent residence in Pennsylvania.

Total: $3000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  April 13

Oracle Community Impact Scholarship

This scholarship is open to African-American undergraduate students from northern California and Chicago. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and must be majoring in computer science, computer engineering, or mathematics.

Total: $10000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  April 14

GMAT Tutor "Brightest Minds" MBA Scholarship Contest

College graduates with a four-year degree who are 18 years of age or older are eligible to enter this contest. Students must plan to study business at a sponsoring school.

Total: $25000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 30

Margaret Powell Scholarship

Female U.S. citizens who are residents of Lake, Seminole, Orange, or Osceola counties in Florida and are enrolled or plan to enroll in a construction-related course of study at an accredited Florida institution are eligible for this award. All applicants must demonstrate a need for financial assistance.

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  May 05

Hard Money Lender Scholarship

The Hard Money Lender Scholarship is available for undergraduate and graduate students who are majoring in business. To be considered, applicants must submit an original essay of up to 1,000 words in length on the provided topic.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  July 01