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Looking to find scholarships, internships, conferences and more opportunities/resources? Scroll through Ogochukwu's personal recommendations of opportunities/resources to consider. Most items on this list she has either participated in/or knows someone who participated in it, so feel free to book a session  through her student services calendar or send her message to ask any questions you may have. Trying is better than nothing, GOOD LUCK!
 "If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door." - Milton Berle
 
SCHOLARSHIPS

Oct 19, 2020

Wells Fargo Student Impact $5,000 Scholarship

Apply now for a $5K Scholarship

"We are proud to announce the Student Impact Scholarship with $1 million in scholarship funds available to help support students on their educational journey. If you're a student impact maker, working to make a difference in your community, and have been financially impacted by the pandemic, you may be eligible for an opportunity to receive a $5k scholarship. Applications open September 14 and will be accepted through October 2, 2020."

$3,000-10,000 AICPA Legacy Scholarships

Snag an AICPA Legacy Scholarship and you’ll be a member of the elite AICPA Legacy Scholars. The coinage will help pay for college, and the program will provide you with skills that make you even more appealing to employers. Application close date: Mar 01, 2019 at 3 p.m. EST

$10,000 AICPA/Robert Half Student Scholarship Award

$5,000 AICPA John L. Carey Scholarship Award

$5,000 AWSCPA Scholarship Award

$3,000 - $5,000 AICPA Scholarship Award for Minority Accounting Students

$5,000 AICPA Foundation Two-year Transfer Scholarship Award

UNCF Scholarship Opportunities

UNCF has helped more than 450,000 students earn their college degrees since its founding.

UNCF is the nation’s largest private scholarship provider to minority group members. Each year, we award more than $100 million in scholarships to more than 10,000 students at more than 1,100 schools across the country, including our prestigious network of 37 HBCUs.

We also manage a variety of scholarship programs, such as the Fund II Foundation UNCF STEM Scholars ProgramUNCF/Koch Scholars ProgramWalton K-12 Education Fellowship and the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Scholarship Program.

AICPA Accounting Scholars Leadership Workshop

Did you know that the AICPA Foundation sponsors an annual leadership workshop for minority accounting and finance students?

The Accounting Scholars Leadership Workshop (ASLW) aims to strengthen students’ professional skills and understanding of the limitless possibilities and benefits of earning the CPA credential. Through speakers, panel discussions and interactive programs, participants gain confidence and an enhanced understanding of the various career paths within the accounting profession to prepare them for the steps that follow graduation.

 

An all-expenses paid event, the AICPA Foundation covers the cost of student attendees’ transportation to/from the workshop location, hotel accommodations, training experience, and meals.  Click here to learn more and apply!

Management Leadership For Tomorrow

College opens one door. MLT opens the rest.

 

Going to college is an important step on the journey to your first full-time job. But the path to figuring out your passion and graduating with an offer can feel overwhelming. MLT’s Career Prep program provides fellows with a winning professional playbook, 18 months of one-on-one coaching, and an accelerating network of more than 7,000 MLT Rising Leaders. We will help you maximize your college and internship experiences, conquer the job search process, and accelerate your career. 

Are you a high-achieving Black, Latino, or Native American college student graduating in Fall 2020, Spring 2021 or Summer 2021? Join one of the best career development programs for college students of color.

 

College

The DOC COHEN FRANCHISING SCHOLARSHIP

This program will support the award of a scholarship in the amount of $4,500, including a $500 travel stipend to the IFA Annual Convention. The award will be coordinated with DECA and the IFA Educational Foundation.  Scholarship candidates must be enrolled in an accredited college or university, with a major or primary focus in one or more of these areas of study - business, finance, marketing, food service, hospitality, franchising, or entrepreneurship.

Emerging Entrepreneur Scholarship Grant

Got an innovative business idea? We've got $5000 to get you started. LegalZoom helps entrepreneurial students get their business off the ground and are awarding $5000, a new business startup package and other cool perks for the student with the most innovative business idea. Must be 18+. 

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CONFERENCES

Forbes Under 30 Scholars Program

"Join the brightest young leaders and industry-shaking mentors for four life-changing days of connecting, learning and building at the 2019 Forbes Under 30 Summit taking place October 27th-30th in Detroit, MI.

This year we're excited to bring back the Forbes Under 30 Scholars Program. We're giving 1,000 high performing students an opportunity to experience all that the Summit has to offer. If selected, Under 30 Scholars will receive a full scholarship with $35 registration fee (Regular General Attendee Price $595) that grants them access to the Under 30 Music Festival, Under 30 Stage Programming, Industry Networking Sessions, Immersive Detroit Field Trips, Under 30 Bar Crawl and Community Service Day." 

Harvard Summer Venture in Management Program (SVMP) 

The Harvard Business School (HBS) Summer Venture in Management Program (SVMP) is a one-week management training program for rising college seniors (who have completed their junior year of college by June) designed to increase diversity and opportunity in business education. Founded over 30 years ago, this HBS tradition demonstrates the many rewards of an MBA degree to students who may not otherwise have considered this path. Participants spend a week on campus living the MBA student experience – attending classes, analyzing case studies, and debating management issues with peers and faculty. 

Jun 30, 2018

Princeton Unviersity's Business Today 44th International Conference; New York, NY

Business Today’s International Conference, featuring 150 undergraduates from over 35 countries, provides the opportunity to meet over 70 C-Suite executives through keynotes, panels, and executive seminars. This year’s conference will take place November 18 - 20, 2018 in New York City and is all-expenses paid! FREE. I had an incredible time as an attendee last year, and I would highly encourage anyone interested to apply! See my post about my experience last year. I would also be happy to answer any questions you may have about the conference or what the experience was like. For updates about the conference deadlines and opportunities, please visit the Facebook page. Apply NOW!!!!

  • Multiple rounds of deadlines

    • May 31st, 11:59 PM ET

    • June 30th, 11:59 PM ET (Opens June 7)

    • July 31st, 11:59 PM ET 

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INTERNSHIPS

Additional Opportunities: xterns.com

​xterns.com is meant to be a resource designed to guide you towards externships with companies you may be interested in pursuing a career with. Use the filters to narrow your search, and if you find an opportunity you like, the ‘Apply’ button will take you to the application! From there, the application will specify details such as supplementary materials, deadlines, and next steps. Please make sure you meet all the qualifications as described by the host company before applying for any opportunity.

Mar 04, 2019

JP Morgan Chase Sophomore Edge Program

JPMC has invested in a 2 day program for minority students that will take place in April 2019 in Chicago, all expenses paid by JPMC. During this time, students will learn about the firm and the opportunities that we have.

       Selection is solely based on resume and application/registration

       There are NO INTERVIEWS for this program. Students will be evaluated based on these three criteria:

o   Resume – Be sure the resume highlights any work experience/internships and campus leadership/involvement. GPA must be on the resume 

o    GPA – All GPAs are welcomed. The grading scale for the program is based on a points system. The GPA is a part of those points… the higher the better, but all are welcomed

o   Applications close on March 4, 2019

APPLY HERE: www.jpmorganchase.com/SophomoreEdge

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/leap/share?broadcastId=663746

Mar 11, 2019

Deloitte’s Early ID Buddy Program

We invite you to apply for Deloitte’s Early ID Buddy Program. If selected to participate in the program, you will be paired with a Deloitte practitioner to connect over the summer and learn more about the firm, our culture, technology, and consulting in preparation for the fall recruitment and interview cycle. 

If you are interested, please follow the two steps below no later than Monday, March 11th. Both steps must be completed by that date in order to be considered for participation in the program.

 

1. Click below to fill out the basic information survey.

2.   Email your resume to OSUUNDERGRAD@deloitte.com

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OTHER

OSU Fisher Resume Guide & Template

Visit webpage for business resume tips, suggested layouts, verb list & more

OSU National Transfer Credit Guide

Considering a summer class? Trying to save money on OSU school fees? Transfer credit is one sure way to protect your GPA and save some money. This document shows colleges and universities across the nation that gives you OSU transfer credit. C+ and above at any of these schools earns you transfer credit for Ohio State. However, be sure to aim for the highest grades especially if you are considering GRAD school. Grad schools will look at your ENTIRE college GPA. Feel free to reach out to me for any questions, comments, concerns, or more tips. Best of luck!

Ohio State University GPA Booster List

GPA Boosters can REALLY help when you’re taking other difficult classes. Add one or two each semester if you can. Feel free to ask me any additional questions if you want. I keep all my notes, and documents for every class I ever take, so if you need additional tips let me know at www.OgochukwuObiagwu.com/services

Don't forget: Use RateMyProfessors.com to look up your instructors. Sometimes it's not the course the material, it's the professor. Be great y'all!

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