A Roundup of Project Management Scholarships

Project Management is a lucrative field offering opportunities in a wide range of industries. Typically, project management salaries range from $75,000-$150,000 depending on your level of experience, education, and the industry one is working in. Even with the potential for an in-demand and lucrative career in the future, it can still be hard to justify spending an “arm and a leg” on higher education. Luckily for today’s project managers, there are a number of PM-specific scholarships available. Scholarships are available for associates through doctorates in management, with the largest proportion of scholarships available at the bachelor’s and master’s level.

There are a number of repositories for scholarships online. While some allow for users to search for

General Scholarship Sites

Project Management-Specific Scholarship List

  • The PMIEF has a wide range of PM-specific scholarships available to members in select regions.
  • Canadian-Universities.net offers a list of PM scholarships available to students at Canadian Universities
  • Projectmanagement.com offers news on a wide range of new and developing scholarship opportunities.
  • CollegeGreenLight offers a long list of project management-specific scholarships available nationwide.
  • ProjectManagementDegrees.net offers a comprehensive look at project management scholarships available to students at more than one school.

Final Tip: many individual schools also have major or program specific scholarships. Many of the above resources compile national or regional scholarships available to students regardless of school. If you have a project management degree program chosen, make sure to check with the financial aid department of your university of choice for scholarships offered through your university.

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