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Chapman University Argyros School of Business and Economics 2012 Tomorrow's Leaders Scholarship Program

Description

Chapman University's Argyros School of Business and Economics (ASBE) will offer the one (1) winner of the Tomorrow's Leaders Scholarship Program a scholarship for the Flex MBA Program anticipated to be worth $62,500. There will also be up to fourteen (14) runners-up to whom a scholarship for the Flex MBA Program anticipated to be worth $15,000 will be awarded.

Entry submissions will only be accepted via the online form provided at www.ocmetro.com/tomorrowsleaders and must be submitted between February 8, 2012 and April 6, 2012.

Submissions will be assessed by the Chapman ASBE Admissions staff to determine an unlimited number of semi-finalists. Semi-finalists will be notified of their semi-finalist status by April 13, 2012. To have the opportunity to become a finalist, semi-finalists will be required to complete an application for admission to the Flex MBA program by June 1, 2012, and be accepted into the program. Application fees noted at www.chapman.edu/mba will be waived for all notified semi-finalists who apply to the Flex MBA program as a part of the 2012 Tomorrow's Leaders Scholarship Program. Please see the application requirements to apply for the Flex MBA program below.

Up to fifteen (15) finalists will be selected and will be notified of their finalist status by June 20, 2012. Should no semi-finalists meet the criteria to become finalists, no scholarships will be awarded.

Finalists will then be judged on the basis of predetermined criteria, and the winner will be the individual found most likely to positively impact the Orange County business community.

One (1) winner and up to fourteen (14) runners-up will be selected from the group of finalists and will be announced at a special ceremony to be held at Chapman University on June 29, 2012. Only one (1) scholarship will be awarded per person.


Applying for Admission to the Chapman University Flex MBA Program

Admission to the Chapman Flex MBA program is competitive. Applicants are evaluated on academic performance, leadership potential, work experience and communication skills. Admission to the program may be achieved by the completion of the following requirements:

Eligibility Requirements (1. Parent, child, sibling, spouse, in-laws, step relations, cohabitant, domestic partner or those in a close personal relationship with a designated party.)

Entry submissions to become a semi-finalist will be reviewed for:
To become a finalist, semi-finalists will be reviewed for: All participants should read complete program information before applying and read all requirements carefully. Submissions and applications that do not meet ALL requirements will be automatically disqualified without notification to the participant.

Distribution of Winner's Scholarship Award:  The winner will be eligible to receive a tuition scholarship estimated to have the value of approximately $62,500 to be awarded by semester provided recipient meets the ongoing criteria. Recipient may not receive other scholarship awards if selected for this program or financial aid awards exceeding the established cost of attendance. No cash or other substitution, assignment or transfer is permitted, and recipient is responsible for any associated taxes.
Semester Units Award
Fall 2012 9 $11,500
Interterm/Spring 2013 11 $14,000
Summer 2013 4 $0
Fall 2013 8 $10,500
Interterm/Spring 2014 12 $16,000
Summer 2014 0 $0
Fall 2014 8 $10,500


Distribution of Runners'-Up Scholarship Awards:  Up to fourteen (14) runners-up will be eligible to receive a tuition scholarship estimated to have the value of approximately $15,000 to be awarded by semester provided recipients meet the ongoing criteria. Recipients may not receive other financial aid awards exceeding the established cost of attendance. No cash or other substitution, assignment or transfer is permitted and recipient is responsible for any associated taxes.
Semester Award
Fall 2012 $3,750
Interterm/Spring 2013 $3,750
Fall 2013 $3,750
Interterm/Spring 2014 $3,750



Entry Submissions

Submissions will only be accepted at www.ocmetro.com/tomorrowsleaders from 12:00 p.m. (noon) PST on February 8, 2012 until 12:00 p.m. (noon) PST on April 6, 2012.

To be considered for selection as a semi-finalist, participants will need to submit their name, home address, phone number, a valid email address, the university from which they earned their undergraduate degree and the year that they received their undergraduate degree, along with a copy of their resumé. Participants will also have the option to include a brief written statement describing why they feel they are worthy of being considered for the Tomorrow's Leaders scholarship. All this information must be submitted through the Tomorrow's Leaders website at www.ocmetro.com/tomorrowsleaders between noon PST on February 8, 2012, and noon PST on April 6, 2012. Nominees should put "Tomorrow's Leaders Program" in the subject line of their e-mail submission.

Chapman University, OCMETRO and all program sponsors are not responsible for lost, late, failed, misdirected, damaged, illegible, or incomplete submissions. Submissions will not be returned.

Except where prohibited, participation in this scholarship competition constitutes semi-finalists', finalists' and winner's consent and release to University's or respective agents' use of winner's and finalists' names, their likeness, their voice, their opinions and their biographical information for publicity, or promotional purposes in any media or manner, now known or hereafter devised, worldwide, without further payment, consideration, notice or approval.


Judges' Decisions and Notification of Awards

By completing a submission, one gives Chapman University the right to evaluate and compare submissions against the submissions of others in order to choose the semi-finalists. Decisions are final. Semi-finalists will be notified by phone, mail or e-mail by April 13, 2012.

By a semi-finalist completing their application for admission into the Chapman University Flex MBA program, that individual gives Chapman University the right to evaluate their application in order to determine if the applicant should be offered a spot in the Flex MBA program and if the applicant is chosen to be a finalist. Finalists will be chosen from the pool of semi-finalists who submit a completed application for admission into the Chapman University Flex MBA program by 5:00 p.m. PST on June 1, 2012 and are accepted into the program. Finalists will be notified by phone, mail or e-mail by June 20, 2012. The winner and up to fourteen (14) runners-up will be notified by phone, mail, email or at an on-campus event on June 29, 2012. All decisions are final.

All semi-finalists will receive an e-mail or letter notifying them of the winner and runners-up by July 13, 2012.

If the winner ultimately chooses to not enroll in the Chapman Flex MBA program, no winner's scholarship will be awarded. If no runner-up enrolls in the Chapman Flex MBA program, no runners'-up scholarships will be awarded.


Disqualification

Before scholarship funds will be awarded, all information submitted on the submission form and in the Chapman University Flex MBA program application will be verified. If ANY false or misleading information is submitted on the submission form or the Chapman University Flex MBA program application, the participant will be disqualified without notification.


E-Mail and Other Inquiries

Inquiries should be e-mailed to mba@chapman.edu.

All entry submissions must be made online at ocmetro.com/tomorrowsleaders.

Applications for admission into the Chapman University Flex MBA program must be submitted through the regular Chapman University admissions process.