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Scholarships & Tuition Awards

We Honor Excellence…

The H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship recognizes and honors the academic strengths, leadership roles, community involvement, and skills of its students. We encourage students to achieve new heights in intellectual and personal development and are committed to rewarding these achievements through scholarship programs.

Please visit the Office of Student Financial Assistance for a listing of all Nova Southeastern University scholarships.

Scholarships

Contact:

ESS Scholarship Department (954) 262-3380
or
Monica Paneque (954) 262-5024
monimoya@nova.edu

Award Amount: $1,000 - $2,500

Deadline: August 1

Requirements:

  • Graduate or undergraduate students MUST be minoring in Entrepreneurship
  • Good academic standing with a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • One letter of recommendation (please include this with application when submitting)
  • MUST attach a 500 minimum word essay describing your entrepreneurial goals and why you should be chosen for this award.
  • One letter of recommendation (please include this with application when submitting)

Additional Information:

Scholarship Application

Other: Please submit Essay of 500 words minimum describing your entrepreneurial goals and why you should be chosen for this award. Please submit essay and cover letter to the Huizenga College Dean's Office or you can mail it to: Huizenga College of Business & Entrepreneurship, Dean's Office,  3301 College Ave Ft. Lauderdale, FL. 33314

Contact:

Monica Paneque
(954) 262-5024
monimoya@nova.edu

Award Amount: Two students can earn up to $10,000 scholarship money per year

Deadline: Closed

Requirements:

  • be an NSU undergraduate student who has earned enough academic credits to be considered a junior or senior
  • be pursuing a major at the H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship (HCBE)
  • be enrolled full time at NSU
  • have a cumulative NSU GPA of at least 3.0

Application and Process:

  • Students must prepare an oral presentation.
  • Presentations will be heard by a panel of judges annually on a date and in a place to be announced by the dean of the HCBE or his or her designee, in any year that funds are available to award.
  • In 2018, the topic will be "Describe how you would build your livelihood or a business if money did not exist." The panel of judges will announce the topic going forward on an annual basis.
  • The panel of judges will be assembled by the HCBE dean or his or her designee. Michael J. Giordano or his designee may participate on the panel of judges as long as NSU representatives constitute at least 51 percent of the panel membership.

Selection Process:

  • The panel of judges may decide to select no winner, one winner, or multiple winners in any given year that funds are available.
  • Should there be multiple winners, the panel of judges may choose to award the same or different amounts to each winner, at their full discretion.

Use of Award:

  • Awards may be used by selected students for (a) Direct Cost of Attendance at NSU, as defined hereafter, and (b) materials required for NSU courses purchased from the NSU Bookstore, provided that all sums due to NSU for Direct Cost of Attendance are paid in full. If a selected student has a balance due to NSU for Direct Cost of Attendance, no portion of the award may be used for the foregoing item (b). The term "Direct Cost of Attendance" shall mean and include the costs assessed by NSU to a selected student for tuition, NSU-related fees, and, if applicable, NSU room and board charges. Direct Cost of Attendance shall not include payment of fines or other sums due by a selected student for items such as parking violations, library charges, or unpaid health care charges due to NSU. No portion of any award may be used for payment of such charges.
  • The maximum amount of the award to any selected student shall not exceed $10,000, subject to the award criteria.
  • The amount of the award, as determined by the panel of judges, shall be further limited to be the lesser of (a) the amount of the award or (b) the amount required to pay for the student's Direct Cost of Attendance and, provided the Direct Cost of Attendance is paid in full, materials required for NSU courses purchased from the NSU Bookstore.
  • The awards will be paid to student accounts in conjunction with the NSU Office of Enrollment and Student Services.

Additional Consideration:

  • Any winner, regardless of the amount of the award, may choose to participate in mentorship and/or coaching opportunities offered by Michael J. Giordano, either personally or in conjunction with a senior employee of any company owned or controlled by him.

To Apply:

The tuition award cannot be combined with any other scholarship or award for the Huizenga College of Business. For example, if you are an NSU alumni and also work for a corporate partner, you will only receive one of the awards.
Contact: Yuliya Yurova
Associate Professor of Decision Sciences
yy21@nova.edu

NSU's H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship in conjunction with KEMET Electronics Corporation, is pleased to announce its first business intelligence / analytics scholarship competition. This competition was made possible through a generous donation from KEMET Electronics Corporation.

Competitors will be provided with the data and will be expected to obtain publicly available data needed for the analysis, to prepare the data in a meaningful way, and to complete the analysis to identify useful insight(s).

Award Amount: The winner(s) of this competition will receive a scholarship of up to $12,500.

Deadline: Closed

Requirements:

  • Students must be enrolled in the M.B.A. program with a major in Business Intelligence.
  • Submit the Scholarship Qualifier Application via email to kemet.scholarship@nova.edu.
  • Competitors will complete the analysis and prepare a written report along with the data files used for analysis and oral presentation.
  • A panel of judges will evaluate the submissions and select the top five (5) solutions. Selected competitors present their solutions to a panel of faculty advisors and KEMET leadership team.
  • The final score will be determined as a combination of written submission and oral presentation scores.
Learn More
Contact: loof.scholarship@nova.edu

NSU's H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship is pleased to announce its Business Intelligence / Analytics scholarship for the year 2019-20. This scholarship was made possible through a generous donation from Mr. Per-Olof Loof.

The scholarship will be based on assessment of student applicants by a panel of judges in the following areas: Academic performance, research and scholarship, community engagement and professional accomplishments. In addition to current performance and accomplishments, the assessment will also consider potential for future development.

The scholarship is open to all students who are currently enrolled in the Huizenga College MBA program with a concentration in Business Intelligence / Analytics and have completed a least two courses in the MBA program. Those who are interested in applying for this scholarship must submit the Per-Olof Loof Scholarship Application package.

Award Amount: The winner(s) of this competition will receive a scholarship of up to $12,500.

Deadline: OPEN

Requirements:

The Scholarship Application package must be completed and sent to loof.scholarship@nova.edu by due date January 10th 2020.

The Application package will consist of the following:

  1. Completed Application Qualifier form
  2. Current transcripts to show academic standing and NSU cumulative GPA of at least 3.5.
  3. Current résumé
  4. Supporting documents to indicate academic awards and scholarly accomplishments (including research projects, conference presentations, etc.).
  5. Supporting documents to indicate community and professional engagement in the advancement of the Business Intelligence/Analytics discipline (for example, actively participating in student organizations, serving as student officer in student organizations, service to community and NSU corporate partners, accomplishments in the organization where employed, etc.).

Selection Process:

A committee/panel of judges will be responsible for evaluating the submissions and selecting the candidates. The committee/panel will comprise of three/four HCBE faculty members, an administration member, and Mr. Per-Olof Loof (or his representative).

The committee/panel of judges may request the selected candidates to submit additional information (for example, written essay) and/or invite them for a personal interview.

The committee/panel of judges will make a final selection of candidates to award the scholarship. The scholarship recipients will be finalized and notified around February 10th 2020. (The total amount of up to $12,500 will be shared by the winners).

Scholarship Application
Contact:

Monica Paneque
(954) 262-5024
monimoya@nova.edu

Award Amount: Varies, one time award

Deadline: May 1

Background:

The Miriam and David Rush Presidential Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to MBA students with a concentration in Entrepreneurship. Preference is given to non-traditional students who discovered their passion for business later in life.

Requirements:

  • MBA student with an entrepreneurship major at H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Submission of an essay on how you discovered your passion for business 
  • Students seeking a certificate program are not eligible to apply
  • Tuition only
  • Must be in good academic standing and maintain satisfactory progress

Selection Process:

  • The panel of judges decide awardees in any given year that funds are available.

Scholarship Application

The tuition award cannot be combined with any other scholarship or award for the Huizenga College of Business. For example, if you are an NSU alumni and also work for a corporate partner, you will only receive one of the awards.
Contact: Fred Forgey, Ph.D.
fforgey@nova.edu

 

Award Amount: To be determined up to $25,000.

Deadline: June 30, 2019

Requirements:

  • Fully Admitted to the MSRED program for Fall 2019.
  • Undergraduate GPA greater than 3.1.
  • Submission of a 500-word essay answering “What draws you into the real estate development industry?”
  • Two (2) signed letters of recommendation.
  • Current resume, and if available, your portfolio of work.
  • Must be enrolled full time (15 credit hours in Fall & Winter; 6 credit hours in Summer).
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress of 3.0 GPA throughout program, with no individual course grade lower than “B”.
  • Demonstrate academic strength, leadership ability, and a vision to apply the knowledge and skills from the Terry W. Stiles School of Real Estate Development to your career goals.
  • Personal interview with selection committee may be required of finalists.
  • Need based funding will be considered of finalists.
The tuition award cannot be combined with any other scholarship or award for the Huizenga College of Business. For example, if you are an NSU alumni and also work for a corporate partner, you will only receive one of the awards.

Application

Contact:

Strategic Forum Student Group liaisons for application or Dr. Rita Shea-Van Fossen, Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Affairs at r.shea@nova.edu for general inquiries.

Award Amount: Two awards of $3,000 each year

Deadline: October 1

Requirements:

  • Students who participate in the Strategic Forum Student Group.
  • Awardees are selected by three NSU representatives and two Strategic Forum members.
The tuition award cannot be combined with any other scholarship or award for the Huizenga College of Business. For example, if you are an NSU alumni and also work for a corporate partner, you will only receive one of the awards.
Contact:

Tom Tworoger Tworoger@nova.edu

Award Amount: Varies, up to $15,000 max. per year

Deadline: Open

Requirements:

  • Graduate student with an entrepreneurship major at H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Submission of a 500 word essay on how you plan to use your degree upon graduation
  • Two signed letters of recommendation (1) professional and (1) academic
  • Students seeking a certificate program are not eligible to apply
  • Tuition only
  • Must be in good academic standing and maintain satisfactory progress
  • Demonstrate an entrepreneurial spirit, academic strength, leadership ability, and the vision to apply the degree to their career goals

Selection Process:

The panel of judges decide awardees in any given year that funds are available.

The tuition award cannot be combined with any other scholarship or award for the Huizenga College of Business. For example, if you are an NSU alumni and also work for a corporate partner, you will only receive one of the awards.

Tuition Awards & Other Aid Opportunities

Contact:
Prospective Students Current Students
Liza Sumulong
(954) 262-5119
sumulong@nova.edu
Complete the Online Verification form

 

Award Amount: $187.80 per credit hour off of the current published tuition rates (does not include fees or other student expenses).

Deadline: OPEN

Requirements:

  • Students must be a city, county, federal, or other U.S. government employee. (Must provide employment verification letter or a photocopy of government ID picture badge.)
  • Awards are available to new students and currently enrolled in any of the Huizenga College of Business Master's programs.
  • Tuition award is applied to every term.
  • No application necessary.
  • Award open to international students.
The tuition award cannot be combined with any other scholarship or award for the Huizenga College of Business. For example, if you are an NSU alumni and also work for a corporate partner, you will only receive one of the awards.
Contact: Wendy Penha
Admissions & Corporate Relations Representative
(954) 262-5014
penha@nova.edu

 

The Graduate Business Student Tuition Award will be awarded to students who demonstrate academic strength, leadership ability, and a vision to apply the degree from the Huizenga College of Business to their career goals. This will provide an award between $6,948.60 and $8,638.80.

Deadline: 30 days before the start of the term

Requirements:

  • Completed tuition award form.
  • Tuition award will be applied to first time enrolled College of Business graduate students only.
  • The tuition award is based on a student's undergraduate performance. Student must have a cumulative GPA of a 3.50 or higher (on a 4.0) scale.
  • Submission of the 500 word essay describing how a graduate business degree will be an asset to you both personally and professionally.
  • If applicant has taken the GMAT or GRE, please provide a copy of the score report.
  • Two (2) signed letters of recommendation (1) Professional and (1) Academic or Personal.

Note:

  • The tuition award does not apply to fees or other student expenses and concentrations in Criminal Justice.
  • Tuition award amount is based on $187.80 per credit hour off of the current published ground tuition rates. 
  • Requirements are subject to change and this criteria is effective Fall I 2018 until further notice.

How to Submit:

  • Please email all required documents to: Wendy Penha - penha@nova.edu
  • To ensure your form is considered, your email subject line must say - GBSTA Application.
  • The application package must be complete when email is received.
  • Documents must be received 30 days before the start of the term.
The tuition award cannot be combined with any other scholarship or award for the Huizenga College of Business. For example, if you are an NSU alumni and also work for a corporate partner, you will only receive one of the awards.
Award Application

Students traveling to the Davie Campus, that live outside of a 75 mile radius from Davie, can apply for a commuter tuition award of $187.80 off per credit hour for ground classes taken at the Davie Campus. On-line or video-conference courses are not eligible for the award. Multiple HCBE Awards cannot be combined.

Please submit application and all required documents within two weeks of registration, and no later than the end of add/drop period for each semester. The add/drop dates can be found at https://www.nova.edu/registrar/academic-calendars/index.html

Requirements:

  • Completed application.
  • Copy of Driver's license/Government ID showing address outside of the 75-mile radius.
  • Copy of Google Maps showing the distance from the address listed on your documents to campus: 3301 College Avenue, Davie FL 33314.

How to Submit:

Award Application

The tuition award cannot be combined with any other scholarship or award for the Huizenga College of Business. For example, if you are an NSU alumni and also work for a corporate partner, you will only receive one of the awards.
Contact:

Monica Paneque
(954) 262-5024
monimoya@nova.edu

Award Amount: $1000.00 one-time award towards a Huizenga College of Business Undergraduate Degree Program

Deadline: Open

Requirements:

  • Awards are made to first time, undergraduate, freshman day students planning to enroll in a business program at NSU
  • Students must show confirmed membership in DECA, FBLA, or BPA with a recommendation letter from their club advisor
The tuition award cannot be combined with any other scholarship or award for the Huizenga College of Business. For example, if you are an NSU alumni and also work for a corporate partner, you will only receive one of the awards.
Contact: Liza Sumulong
(954) 262-5119
hcbeinfo@nova.edu

 

Award Amount: $390 per credit hour off of the current published tuition rates (does not include fees or other student expenses).

Deadline: OPEN

Requirements:

  • Qualified military personnel include the following: veterans and active-duty Army, Air Force, Marines, Navy, National Guard, or Coast Guard members with military status documents.
  • No application necessary.
The tuition award cannot be combined with any other scholarship or award for the Huizenga College of Business. For example, if you are an NSU alumni and also work for a corporate partner, you will only receive one of the awards.
Contact:
Prospective Students Current Students
Liza Sumulong
(954) 262-5119
sumulong@nova.edu
Complete the Online Verification form

 

Award Amount: $187.80 per credit hour off of the current published tuition rates (does not include fees or other student expenses).

Deadline: OPEN

Requirements:

  • Students must work for a not-for-profit organization. (Must provide employment verification letter).
  • Awards are available to new students in any of the Huizenga College of Business Master's programs.
  • Tuition award is applied to every semester.
  • No application necessary.
  • Award open to international students.
The tuition award cannot be combined with any other scholarship or award for the Huizenga College of Business. For example, if you are an NSU alumni and also work for a corporate partner, you will only receive one of the awards.
Contact: Liza Sumulong
(954) 262-5119
sumulong@nova.edu

 

Award Amount: $187.80 per credit hour off of the current published tuition rates (does not include fees or other student expenses).

Deadline: OPEN

Requirements:

  • Awards are made to Master's students enrolled in a business program at the H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship.
  • Students must have completed a previous degree at NSU.
  • An application is required. Contact a Recruiter above.
  • Tuition award is applied every term.
  • Award is available to international students.
  • $50 application fee is waived, upon enrollment.
  • Award may not be used in conjunction with any other type of award or discount.
  • Please refer to additional requirements in the current graduate catalog.
The tuition award cannot be combined with any other scholarship or award for the Huizenga College of Business. For example, if you are an NSU alumni and also work for a corporate partner, you will only receive one of the awards.
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