ELC Scholarship Program

Through the generous support of our corporate partners, The ELC again expands its scholarship programs to support the academic success of more than 94 Black students in 2022. Scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership skills and a commitment to community service.

Program Overview

Scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership skills, and a commitment to community service. In addition to receiving a scholarship award, selected recipients are invited to participate in The ELC’s Honors Symposium, a multi-day professional development experience offering exclusive career development and networking opportunities.

2023 ELC SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

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Undergraduate

Alvaro L. Martins Scholarship

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The Alvaro L. Martins Scholarship was created in honor of The Executive Leadership Council’s first President and CEO and noted founding member. The Alvaro L. Martins Scholarship is open to ambitious undergraduate Black male students who are enrolled in one of the nation’s historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs).

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Ann Fudge Scholarship

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Named for the first woman chair of The Executive Leadership Council and former chairman and CEO of Young & Rubicam Brands, the Ann Fudge Scholarship is open to ambitious undergraduate Black female students who are enrolled in one of the nation’s historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs).

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Award for Excellence in Business Commentary Scholarship

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Sponsored by The Coca-Cola Foundation, this scholarship is awarded to high-achieving undergraduate Black students who are enrolled in an accredited four-year college. Top undergraduate students are invited to compete in a national writing competition focused on business trends, issues and insights.

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Bank of America Power to Soar Scholarship

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Sponsored by Bank of America, this scholarship is awarded to high-achieving undergraduate Black students who are enrolled in one of the nation’s historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs).

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Bristol Myers Squibb Next Generation Leaders Scholarship

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Sponsored by Bristol Myers Squibb, this scholarship is awarded to high-achieving undergraduate Black students who are enrolled in an accredited four-year college pursuing a degree in a business or STEM-related field.

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Brunswick Corporation Undergraduate Scholarship and Leadership Development Program

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Sponsored by the Brunswick Corporation, this scholarship is awarded to high-achieving undergraduate Black students who are enrolled in an accredited four-year college pursuing a degree in STEM or marketing. There will be a preference for applicants from the following institutions: Chicago State University, DePaul University, Illinois Institute of Technology, Lake Forest College or Loyola University Chicago. This scholarship opportunity is open to rising juniors currently classified as sophomores at the time of their application submission.

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Chevron Executive Leadership Council Scholarship

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Sponsored by Chevron, this scholarship is awarded to high-achieving undergraduate Black students who are enrolled in an accredited four-year college pursuing a degree in business or STEM related field. This scholarship opportunity is open to rising sophomores currently classified as freshmen at the time of their application submission.

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ExxonMobil Innovative Engineers Scholarship

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Sponsored by ExxonMobil, this scholarship is awarded to high-achieving undergraduate Black students enrolled in an accredited four-year college pursuing a degree in an engineering degree. This scholarship is open to rising sophomores and juniors.

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise Scholarship

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Sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), this scholarship is awarded to high-achieving undergraduate Black students enrolled in an accredited four-year college pursuing a degree in a business or STEM-related field. This scholarship is open to rising juniors currently classified as sophomores at the time of their application submission.

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HSBC Scholarship

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Sponsored by HSBC Bank USA, N.A, this scholarship is awarded to high-achieving undergraduate Black students enrolled in an accredited four-year college pursuing a degree in a business or STEM-related field. This scholarship is open to rising sophomores and juniors currently classified as freshmen and sophomores at the time of their application submission.

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Johnson & Johnson Scholarship and Career Development Program

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Sponsored by Johnson & Johnson, this scholarship is awarded to high-achieving undergraduate Black students enrolled in an accredited four-year college pursuing a degree in business, STEM or health-related fields. This scholarship is open to rising juniors currently classified as sophomores at the time of their application submission.

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Linde Engineers of Tomorrow Scholarship

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Sponsored by Linde, this scholarship is awarded to high achieving undergraduate Black students enrolled in an accredited four-year college pursuing a degree in mechanical or chemical engineering fields.

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Marvin R. Ellison Emerging Leaders Scholarship

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The Marvin R. Ellison Emerging Leaders Scholarship was created in honor of Lowe’s chairman, president & chief executive officer,Marvin R. Ellison. Sponsored by Lowe’s, this scholarship is awarded to high-achieving undergraduate Black students enrolled in an accredited four-year college.

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Moody’s Ray McDaniel Scholarship

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Sponsored by Moody’s, this scholarship is awarded to high-achieving undergraduate Black students enrolled in an accredited four-year college pursuing a degree in a business or STEM-related field. This scholarship is open to rising sophomores currently classified as freshmen at the time of their application submission.

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Nationwide Future Leaders Scholarship

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Sponsored by Nationwide, this scholarship is awarded to high-achieving undergraduate Black students enrolled in an accredited four-year college pursuing a degree in Risk Management and Insurance, Data Analytics, Marketing, Finance, Accounting, and other business disciplines, IT/Technology, Actuarial Science, HR/Organizational Development, Cybersecurity, Computer Information Systems or related fields to the aforementioned areas. This scholarship is open to rising sophomores currently classified as freshmen at the time of their application submission.

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Otsuka Scholarship

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Sponsored by Otsuka, this scholarship is awarded to high-achieving undergraduate Black students enrolled in an accredited four-year college pursuing a degree in a business or STEM-related field. This scholarship is open to rising juniors and seniors currently classified as sophomores and juniors at the time of their application submission.

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Otsuka Scholarship

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Sponsored by Otsuka, this scholarship is awarded to high-achieving graduate Black students pursuing an advanced degree in a business or STEM-related field. This scholarship is open to incoming and current graduate students.

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Protecting Black Voices Scholarship

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The Protecting Black Voices Scholarship was created to support students committed to civic responsibility and community engagement. This scholarship is awarded to high-achieving undergraduate Black students enrolled in an accredited four-year college pursuing a degree in history, political science, communications, media, journalism or related majors.

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Protecting Black Voices Scholarship

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The Protecting Black Voices Graduate Scholarship was created to support students committed to civic responsibility and community engagement. This scholarship is awarded to high-achieving graduate Black students pursuing an advanced degree in History, Political Science, Communications, Media, Journalism, Public Policy, Public Administration or related fields. This scholarship is open to incoming and current graduate students.

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Synchrony Scholarship

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Sponsored by Synchrony, this scholarship is awarded to high-achieving undergraduate Black students enrolled in an accredited four-year college. This scholarship is open to rising juniors and seniors currently classified as sophomores and juniors at the time of their application submission.

innovation challenge APPLICATIONs ARE NOW OPEN

This year’s national competition is open to undergraduate Engineering students. For more information or to apply before May 31, 2022, please click below.