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NBMBAA® Announces 2020 Corporate Scholarship Recipients

October 1, 2020 GMT

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 1, 2020--

National Black MBA Association ®, in partnership with its corporate sponsors, is awarding more than $100,000 in 2020 for undergraduate and graduate student scholarships. An unprecedented number of corporate sponsors have invested in the 2020 NBMBAA ® Corporate Scholarship Program, enabling students to pursue higher education.

NBMBAA ® thanks and acknowledges Cisco, Discover, Google, John Deere, KeyBank ®, the National Basketball Association (NBA) and Walmart for their investments in student scholarships in connection with our September 2020 Conference. After receiving more than 250 applications, NBMBAA ® and its corporate partners awarded scholarships to the following students:

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  • Cisco
    • Caleb Harris, Howard University
  • Discover
    • Sjaun Sanderson, University of Connecticut
    • Donteria Evans, University of Pittsburgh
  • KeyBank
    • Brittney Mamon, Hampton University
    • Ashlyn Jackson, Texas A&M University
  • Google
    • Sandra Lebrun, Bethune-Cookman University
    • Orze Killgo, University of Houston-Downtown
    • Renard Brumfield, University of Maryland
    • Amber Richardson-Booker, North Carolina Central University
    • Doug Bowen, University of Chicago
    • Michael Tadesse, Georgetown University
    • David Pallin, University of California, Los Angeles
  • John Deere
    • Simone Bayfield, Arizona State University
    • Martin Hill, Clark Atlanta University
    • Amber Richardson Booker, North Carolina Central University
  • NBA
    • Daria Earland, St. John’s University
    • J’Taime Lyons, University of Michigan
    • Ashanti Osteen, University of Miami
    • Mark Watson, Rice University

  • Walmart
    • Christine Anderson, Florida State College at Jacksonville
    • Faiz Adem, Cornell University

National Black MBA Association ® also applauds and recognizes 3M, Fiserv, Ford and International Paper for their commitment to helping students. Additional scholarship opportunities funded by these companies will be available for students to apply for beginning in October.

About NBMBAA ®

NBMBAA ® is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) professional member-based organization which leads in the creation of educational, wealth building and growth opportunities for black students, professionals and entrepreneurs. Representing more than 20,000 members, 39 professional and 33 Leaders of Tomorrow ® chapters, and over 500 corporate, academic and non-profit partners, the organization is dedicated to developing partnerships that create intellectual and economic wealth in the Black community through its five channels of engagement: career, education, entrepreneurship, leadership and lifestyle.

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Mobile: 914-525-7033

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