Carlson Executive Education is awarding 10 scholarships, valued at up to $3,500 each, to Minnesota-based small businesses, nonprofit organizations, and entrepreneurs who best articulate how their organization would benefit from new knowledge. The scholarships can be used to explore a variety of topics taught at the Carlson School including finance, marketing, operations, strategy, leadership, and personal performance improvement.
"More than 250 Minnesota companies turn to Carlson Executive Education each year because they know gaining new insights or improving upon existing skills can be the difference that helps their business survive or even thrive in today's economy," said Mark Kizilos, assistant dean of Executive Education.
"However, there are organizations in our area that simply can't afford to fund professional development right now. For 10 of those organizations, the Carlson Executive Education scholarship can help develop their people, giving them the skills to move the business forward without having to make a financial commitment."
Scholarship winners will be able to attend one of Carlson Executive Education's "Topic-Specific" open enrollment programs, which typically consist of two-to-four-days of instruction, or one of its "Momentum Series" programs that are half-day or full-day courses.
The scholarship is available for small companies or nonprofits that have fewer than 100 employees, as well as individual entrepreneurs. Scholarships will be awarded to the applicants based on their ability to articulate the positive impact attending an Executive Education program could have on their organization.
For more information or to apply online click here. The deadline for scholarship applications is December 9.