MSU Weekend MBA Alumni Association Awards Academic Scholarship to Current Student with Outstanding Professional Success

July 31, 2012 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
The Michigan State University Weekend MBA Alumni Association recently awarded a $5,000 academic scholarship to recipient Jeff Audrestch during the Weekend MBA Class of 2014 Orientation.

Each year, the Weekend MBA Alumni Association offers scholarship opportunities to assist newly admitted working professionals.

The $5,000 scholarship is presented to an incoming student who demonstrates collaborative leadership, hardworking excellence, and a commitment to learning all traits that exemplify the values of Michigan State University and the Broad College.

This year's recipient, Audrestch, demonstrated the capacity for high personal and professional achievement, along with a commitment to seek opportunities to further his education. The scholarship committee was especially impressed with his level of accomplishment, and felt that he exemplified the values embraced by the executive-style Weekend MBA.

"We are pleased that alumni support has made the Weekend MBA Scholarship possible. The program has had a significant impact on our lives, and this is an opportunity to pay forward the benefits of the Weekend MBA," said scholarship committee chairman Jim Roberts.

Newly admitted, working career professional students who are not receiving full-funding are eligible to apply for the Broad Weekend MBA Alumni Association scholarship.

The Weekend MBA scholarship application is available online. To be considered, incoming students must submit the required scholarship information to the Weekend MBA office before January 15, 2013.

The MSU Weekend MBA program is an intensely compressed part-time MBA that delivers an integrative management curriculum that covers core business competencies including management, strategy, finance, marketing, supply chain management and current issues.

The executive MBA gives today's leaders a competitive advantage in the world of business by honing skills and insights, enhancing networks, and advancing careers.

Michigan State University's Eli Broad College of Business is consistently ranked among the top business schools in the country, with more than 6,000 students currently enrolled in undergraduate, MBA, masters, doctoral and executive development programs.

For more information about the MSU Weekend MBA Alumni Association scholarship visit: http://weekendmba.broad.msu.edu/admissions/financing/weekend-mba-scholarship/.

For more information about MSU Weekend MBA visit: http://weekendmba.broad.msu.edu/