The Path to Diversity scholarship program enables industry professionals from diverse backgrounds to advance their professional growth and career development through MBA Education, the education division of MBA.
Scholars receive a $2,000 voucher toward MBA Education education courses and products. Scholarships are primarily geared toward enrollment in to MBA Education's Signature School of Mortgage Banking (SOMB) program. The program provides the opportunity for employers to encourage and promote employees from diverse backgrounds. Recipients may also choose from residential or commercial offerings delivered through distance learning or instructor-led training.
The Scholarship Award Task Force reviews candidate applications and awards scholarships based on availability of scholarship funds. The task force reviews the application packages and makes decisions based on candidates' eligibility, essay question answers and letters of recommendation. For more details about the scholarship program, click here.
The Path to Diversity scholarship program provides the opportunity for employers to encourage and promote employees from diverse backgrounds, by offering employees educational scholarships to MBA Education to be utilized to advance their professional growth and career development.
This initiative is offered by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) through MBA Education, MBA's educational arm. MBA Education offers residential and commercial real estate finance training in classroom and distance learning delivery modes. This educational service is provided to MBA and state MBA members to help increase and promote diversity throughout the industry.
Read more about the employee scholarship program. The information and materials you need to participate in Path to Diversity are included in the "How Companies Participate" section.