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Small and Diverse Business Education Fund Scholarship


About the Scholarship

The Small & Diverse Business Education Fund Scholarship is designed to provide targeted training and development support to certified small and diverse business owners. The scholarship is sponsored by Bank of America and managed and administered by Communities Foundation of Texas. Scholarship recipients will be given the opportunity to further enhance the business operations functions within their companies and position them to become better able to compete for increased business.

For the Spring 2017 cycle, 50 scholarships of up to $10,000 each will be awarded by the Small & Diverse Business Education Fund Scholarship Selection Committee. Applying is an easy online process; go to the scholarship website beginning February 24, click on the Apply Here button at the bottom of the page and complete the basic information on your company, the program you would like to attend, and share how that program will enhance your business.

Timeline to Apply

  • Friday, May 5, 2017: Online application period closes; no applications for the 2017 cycle will be accepted after midnight (CST) on this date.
  • By July 7, 2017: Applicants will be notified by this date as to whether or not they are a recipient of a scholarship.

For more information on eligibility, awards and applying for the Small & Diverse Business Education Fund Scholarship, please visit the scholarship website:

www.cftexas.org/bank-of-america-small-diverse-scholarships