$2500 International Business/International Relations Scholarship Award Announcement

New Jersey District Export Council (NJDEC) is a non-profit organization of leaders from across New Jersey whose knowledge of international business provides a source of professional advice for local firms. Closely affiliated with the U.S. Commercial Service, New Jersey Offices, the NJDEC combines the energies of nearly 30 volunteers to supply specialized expertise to small and medium-sized businesses in their local community who are interested in exporting. www.njdec.org

This scholarship is a way for the NJDEC to support and welcome the next generation of international business leaders.  It is also a way for college students interested in international business to show future employers involvement in the field and having access to NJDEC industry professionals.

One scholarship will be awarded for 2023.

Scholarship eligibility:

  • A college student pursuing an undergraduate degree at a 4-year New Jersey college or university, in international business or international relations
  • Maintain at least a 3.0 GPA (4.0 scale)
  • U.S Citizen or Permanent Resident

**NJDEC family members are excluded from applying.

Important Dates

  • Application, with accompanying documentation, must be postmarked by Friday, October 20th, 2023. Unfortunately, applications and /or supporting documents received after this date will NOT be considered.
  • All applicants will be notified via email of the final decision by November 3, 2023.

How to Apply

Please fill out this application and email additional items to Chris@SpectraColors.com;   MWagner@aii1961.com

  • Official Academic Transcript (copy acceptable)
  • Required Essay:
    • What do you foresee as the future of international trade in a post-pandemic world?
      • Please outline the key trends you anticipate and elaborate on how businesses can strategically adapt to navigate this evolving landscape. (no more than 500 words)
  • Resume (optional)

Selection Process

Award is based on the following criteria: complete application form, academic transcript and essay. The NJDEC selection for this scholarship will be final.  Award will be paid to the recipient’s college or university. (Proof of enrollment by scholarship winner must be provided).

We are happy to provide this opportunity to a deserving student and look forward to assisting you in any way.  If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to email Martin Wagner at mwagner@aii1961.com or Chris Almonte at Chris@SpectraColors.com

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Application Link – https://forms.office.com/r/sf5RSAQU5X