Student Scholarships & Opportunities
These awards are for students studying abroad or traveling abroad for academic purposes.
The MSU Jake Jabs College of Business & Entrepreneurship (JJCBE) is once again pleased to offer fellowships to JJCBE students for international activities. In 2017-18, we awarded over $11,000 to 12 students studying in 7 different countries. We encourage any student planning a business education experience abroad to apply for funding assistance through the Bracken Center.
Criteria for Eligibility for International Fellowships
- Major in business
- Activity must involve travel to a foreign destination (outside the US and its territories) in Spring, Summer, or Fall 2019
- Activity must have a substantial academic component (e.g. study abroad, internship, summer program)
- Strong justification for participating in the activity, including a demonstrated commitment to international business education and professional development (should be demonstrated in your essay)
- Enrollment at MSU during the term of your international activity (this can be arranged in a variety of ways)
Some (but not all) Fellowships also state a preference or requirement for:
- A junior or senior student
- A student pursuing an International Business Minor
Student and Faculty Professional Development Funding
• Alderson/Kahn Faculty Support for Professional Activity - The Bracken Center assists faculty with curriculum innovation and professional
development support, keeping our faculty on the leading edge of instruction. Click here for the faculty application.
• Alderson/Kahn Student Support for Professional Activity – The Bracken Center has funding to assist students and student organizations with expenses to attend conferences, competitions and company visits. Click here for the student application.
Check the scholarships page for more information about other Jake Jabs College of Business & Entrepreneurship scholarships.
There are many internship opportunities available for our students. Paid, unpaid, for credit and not-for credit. If you want credit for your internship experience, you must be formally admitted to the college of business. Internships are elective credits and you can only use an internship for 3 upper-division business electives.
- Register and familiarize yourself with www.HireABobcat.com
- Read the Bracken Job/Internship emails
- Check the bulletin board outside of the Bracken Center (108 Jabs Hall)
- Attend Meet the Business Recruiters, Career Fairs and Professional Development events hosted by the JJCBE
- Talk to your faculty
- Be involved in a student organization
- Research organizations, industries and associations that interest you. Check websites for "Careers" or "Recruiting"
- Consult The Bracken Center at firstname.lastname@example.org
Remember, many internships turn into full-time job offers!
Bracken PRIDE Award: Award is given to the College’s undergraduate student who best represents one or more elements of the Student PRIDE Code of Excellence. The award will consist of a $1500 scholarship and a plaque in the Bracken Center.
Bob Arrotta Student Mentorship Award: Harrington’s Bottling Company sponsors these $2,000 awards in honor of Bob Arrotta, a long-time manager at Harrington’s who modeled citizenship through community service, mentorship and professionalism throughout his career. This award is intended to recognize two JJCBE students who best exemplify Mr. Arrotta’s dedication to community service, mentorship and professionalism.