PBL Scholarships

The following scholarships and awards are either offered by FBLA-PBL, by a participating sponsor specifically for current PBL members, or by organizations that provide recognition for PBL members. This listing is not intended to be an endorsement of any of the FBLA-PBL affiliated organizations or programs. The information provided is accurate to the best of our knowledge.

If you have any questions, email Becky Grant.


Barton College

Central Christian College of Kansas New!

Griffith Insurance Education Foundation

Morrisville State College

National Technical Honor Society (NTHS)

Northwood University

PBL Distinguished Business Leader Scholarship

PBL NLC & IFL Scholarships

Webber International University

Wesleyan College

Barton College

Barton College, located in Wilson, North Carolina, is a four-year, private, liberal arts college, providing students with a strong academic focus and opportunities for leadership development integrating an intentional application of collaborative learning in every aspect of the college experience.

The Barton College FBLA Scholarship is an annually renewable $1,000 tuition scholarship granted to a maximum of five entering (or transfer) students who demonstrate active participation in Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) in high school or Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) at a former college. Competition for the scholarship is by invitation.

Upon enrollment at Barton College, the student must remain active in the local PBL chapter; participating in chapter activities at the local, state, and national levels.

For more information, contact Ron Eggers

Amount:
$1,000
Phone:
252.399.6417

Central Christian College of Kansas New!

The mission of Central Christian College of Kansas is to provide a Christ Centered Education for Character.  The goal of the local PBL chapter is to encourage students to apply concepts and practices learned in the business classroom which will assist them in their success in the workplace.

  • Amount: $2,000 and above, annually.
Amount:
$2,000
Eligibility:
FBLA and PBL members, with a minimum GPA of 3.0, who apply at centralchristian.edu and interview with a business department faculty.

Griffith Insurance Education Foundation

In an effort to inspire college and university students to study and pursue careers in risk management and insurance, The Griffith Insurance Education Foundation, an affiliate of The Institutes, oversees multiple scholarship opportunities throughout the year.

Requirements:

  • A graduate or undergraduate student
  • Good academic standing
  • Major in insurance, risk management, or actuarial science or an interest in pursuing a career in an insurance-related field
  • Completed scholarship application form
  • Copy of current transcript
  • 350-500 word essay illustrating how you were inspired to pursue a career in insurance and your career objectives
  • A letter of recommendation

Deadlines:

  • Spring Scholarships: March 1
  • Fall Scholarships: November 1

Learn more about us at GriffithFoundation.org.

Apply:
Eligibility:
Some scholarships have additional eligibility requirements. For additional information, a full list of scholarship opportunities, and to download the application form, please visit the Application link above.
Phone:
855-288-7743

Morrisville State College

Morrisville State College Leadership Awards

Morrisville State College is part of the SUNY system in Upstate New York that focuses on technology and applied learning in more than 75+ programs of study. Leadership Award recipients includes those students who are FBLA active members and for those who hold a state or national officer line.

Amount: $250/semester for a FBLA active member; $1250/semester for a State or National FBLA Officer.

Deadline: Ongoing.

Apply:
Eligibility:
Eligible Students: New and Continuing Students.
Phone:
315-684-6046

National Technical Honor Society (NTHS)

The National Technical Honor Society is pleased to continue our partnership with FBLA-PBL by recognizing the outstanding achievements of students in career and technical education.  NTHS awards over $250,000 in scholarships to its members annually, and provides funding for two FBLA-PBL National Conference events each year.  NTHS/FBLA-PBL members are also eligible to apply for the Jon H. Poteat Scholarship at www.nths.org.

Criteria:

  • Applicants must be in 10th grade or higher.
  • Schools must have an active NTHS chapter for student eligibility.
  • A fully completed application must be submitted by the deadline date or forfeit eligibility.
  • Scholarship monies are held up to three (3) years to be used for post-secondary education.
Apply:
Eligibility:
In 2017-18, NTHS offers two $1,000 scholarships exclusively to FBLA-PBL members who are also current NTHS members in good standing.
Deadline:
April 1, 2018

Northwood University

Current PBL members wishing to transfer to Northwood are eligible for this scholarship:

• Must be a member of PBL through current college.
• Requires a minimum 2.7 Cumulative GPA (2.5 for renewal).
• Attendance for a minimum of two years required.
• Requires a recommendation from your PBL advisor.

Location: Midland, MI

In addition to the Business Club Scholarship, Northwood provides many other scholarships for which you may be eligible. For a full list of scholarship opportunities, please visit http://www.northwood.edu/financial-aid/scholarships-and-grants.aspx.

Apply:
Amount:
$1,000
Eligibility:
Requirements vary dependent on students eligibility for other institutional aid. Participation in a business club at Northwood University is required. Upon acceptance to Northwood University, please email your letter of recommendation.

PBL Distinguished Business Leader Scholarship

This scholarship is designed to recognize outstanding PBL members for their activity and involvement in the association. The number of scholarships given depends on yearly contributions to the PBL scholarship fund.

Application Receipt Deadline: April 1

Individual Award: Determined by amount collected.

Eligibility:

  • Open to PBL members who plan to continue to pursue a postsecondary or postgraduate education.
  • Must be dues-paid members of PBL.
  • Must have achieved the Director, Executive, or President level of the CMAP program.

Application Procedure:

  • Each application must be accompanied by a one-page cover letter summarizing PBL, business, leadership, and community activities; a resume outlining PBL activities, educational achievements, etc. and two letters of recommendation—one from a chapter adviser and the other from a business/community leader.
  • Applications must meet all of the criteria to be considered.
Apply:

PBL NLC & IFL Scholarships

The PBL National Leadership Conference (NLC)/Institute for Leaders (IFL) Scholarship is a program funded through the diversion of $1 of each member’s national dues. The purpose of the scholarship is to award outstanding PBL members with scholarships that serve as leadership investments to assist members in attending the NLC or the IFL, which is held in conjunction with the NLC each year. The NLC Scholarship amount will be $400 and the IFL Scholarship will be $115.

Application Procedure: Members who wish to be considered for a PBL NLC or IFL scholarship must be on record as having paid local, state, and national dues by April 15 and submit an interactive application and accompanying materials by April 15 to the national center.

Application Materials should include:

  • Transcript of Grades.
  • Two letters of Recommendation. One letter must be from the candidate’s local or state PBL adviser. Each letter should be limited to no more than one page and should highlight the applicant’s PBL activities and leadership skills.
  • One Page Essay. The topic for the essay is: ‘How Has PBL Enhanced Your Leadership Skills?’
Apply:

Webber International University

This scholarship recognizes the involvement and activities of FBLA-PBL members. Webber International University is offering fifteen (15) recurring $500 per semester scholarships to incoming FBLA students or active PBL members at Webber International University.

Deadline: Ongoing

Award: $500 per semester, renewable.

Procedure: Applicants must complete the FBLA-PBL Scholarship Application Form and submit it with a letter of recommendation from their adviser. In addition, applicants must include a letter stating how or what contributions they could make to the Webber International University PBL chapter.

Apply:
Amount:
$500
Eligibility:
Open to any FBLA member enrolling at Webber International University. Applicants must be a dues-paid member of FBLA-PBL and must agree to be an active PBL member at Webber International University. Webber International University has set up a “Millionaire Points” program in which scholarship award winners must participate. Winners who qualify at PBL district competition will have their participation, room, and board paid at the PBL state competition. Winners qualifying at state will have their participation, room, and board paid at the PBL national competition. Scholarship award winners will be asked to sign a contract each year vowing their PBL participation.

Wesleyan College

This scholarship is valued at $9,000 toward tuition at Wesleyan College, and is renewable every year for four years, eight semesters, if the student remains in good standing and maintains a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5.

Application Deadline: Ongoing

*Designate FBLA on admission application.

Amount:
$9,000
Eligibility:
Eligible high school seniors and transfer students may apply for the Wesleyan FBLA scholarship if they have completed requirements for the America level of the FBLA Business Achievement Awards. Eligible scholarship candidates also should possess a minimum SAT score of 1080 or an ACT score of 21 and a high school GPA of 3.0. To be considered, students must submit a completed Wesleyan College Undergraduate Admission Application, including high school and/or college transcripts, SAT/ACT scores, and letters of recommendation. To receive final scholarship award, recipients must submit a letter from FBLA stating completion of the America level of the FBLA Business Achievement Awards. For more information, contact Danielle Lodge
Phone:
888-665-4050