Columbia HBCU Fellowship
Columbia University's School of Professional Studies aims to be a bridge between talented African-American students and the Fortune 500 companies looking to employ them.
Source: Harvard Business Review
About the Fellowship
High-achieving undergraduate seniors selected by partner HBCUs are eligible for fellowships granting full tuition and housing for a range of master’s programs at Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies.
Eligible Degree Programs
- Actuarial Science »
- Applied Analytics »
- Bioethics »
- Construction Administration »
- Economics** »
- Enterprise Risk Management »
- Human Capital Management »
- Narrative Medicine »
- Negotiation and Conflict Resolution »
- Nonprofit Management »
- Sports Management »
- Strategic Communication »
- Sustainability Management »
- Sustainability Science »
- Technology Management »
- Full tuition
- Assigned industry mentor
- Career coaching and guidance
- Community service
- Access to a 2,500+ member Columbia alumni network
- New York City experience
*All internships are granted based on a successful application process with each employer. Internships are contingent on academic success in program of study, 3.0 GPA or better.
**Offered through Columbia University's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.
We continually hear from top companies who are striving to diversify their workforces. The HBCU fellowship creates a direct pipeline of motivated students for our corporate partners, and fosters long-lasting relationships between the two."Jason Wingard, Ph. D., Dean Emeritus and Professor of Professional Studies in Human Capital Management, Columbia University School of Professional Studies
- October 2, 2020 – Nominations from Institutional Partners Due
- October 7, 2020 – Nominee Webinar for Applicants
- December 30, 2020 – Program Application Due for all applicants to be eligible for the HBCU Fellowship program
- February 1, 2021 – Fellowship Application Due
- Early March 2021 – Decisions Communicated to Applicants
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