Scholarships Available for University of California's Summer Institute for Emerging Managers and Leaders - Applications Due March 31

March 27, 2014

Ruth Brice, director of Career Services at Cheyney University, is encouraging first- and second-year students to consider applying to The University of California Summer Institute for Emerging Managers and Leaders is an all-expenses-paid, career-building fellowship that provides intensive two-week training to first- and second-year students from Historically Black College and Universities (HBCU) and Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI).The submission deadline in March 31 and Ms. Brice is available to assist applicants with their submission.

“The Summer Institute for Emerging Managers and Leaders is a fantastic career-building fellowship opportunity for  first-year students.  The students will participate in business development and entrepreneurship workshops conducted by educators from the University of California’s business schools, and have an opportunity to network with CEOs, CFOs, and other industry leaders.  In addition, the students will meet other African American and Hispanic students who are destined to be leaders in the United States.” 

As a participant in the program, you'll learn from world-class educators at the University of California's graduate business schools. Meet one-on-one with CEOs, CFOs and other industry leaders in some of the country's top hubs for enterprise and innovation. You'll participate in dynamic, hands-on workshops that will immerse you in principles of business development and entrepreneurship, and help build analytical, technical and management expertise. You'll gain opportunities for internships, for career development and for continuing on to pursue a master's degree in business.


• First-year students who are currently enrolled at an HBCU or an HSI.
• Students from any major may apply; who have an interest in business.
• Students should have demonstrated leadership skills.

*Students must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.

The selection process is competitive; the application provides additional criteria.

Cost: The Summer Institute is an all-expense-paid fellowship that includes airfare; room and board at campus dormitories; transportation; and related materials, events and entertainment. There is no cost to apply.

Program Dates: Students attend for two weeks a year, for two consecutive years. The 2014 session is slated to run from August 3 through August 15.  Students who complete both sessions, are issued a Certificate of Completion as an emerging manager and leader in business that can be cited on their resume or provided as evidence of marketable skills. Additionally, students will have the opportunity to apply for internships.

This year's program will be at the University of California, Davis in partnership with the UC Davis Graduate School of Management. The School prepares innovative leaders for global impact and has a long-standing commitment to changing the world through the power of business, embracing community and ethical principles, and putting collective ideas into action. UC Davis is located on the Interstate 80 corridor linking the San Francisco Bay Area-the world's largest innovation hub-and Sacramento, the center of public policy making and business regulation for the state that is the world's eighth largest economy. It is also close to Napa Valley, the center of the California wine industry, and Silicon Valley, the hotbed of information technology, web pioneers and venture capital.

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Application Deadline: March 31, 2014

Participating Campuses:
Haas School of Business                                                         
UC Berkeley                                                                            
UC Davis Graduate School of Management
Paul Merage School of Business                                                            
UC Irvine                                                                              
UC Los Angeles Anderson School of Management
A Gory Anderson Graduate School of Management                          
UC Riverside  Rady School of Management                                                                     
UC San Diego