Jacki Tuckfield Memorial Graduate Business Scholarship Fund
To improve the diversity of career professionals employed in the executive, administrative and managerial levels of the South Florida workforce.
JTMGBSF awards 256 graduate business tuition scholarships, totalling $261,000 to South Florida residents. This fund is administered by The Miami Foundation. Please see the website for more details external link.
Open to full-time students. They must be African-American United States citizens of South Florida, enrolled in a graduate business programme at a Florida University.
Varies. For more details, see the organization website.
Applicants must submit their application form, transcript, interview, essay, reference letters, photograph and curriculum vitae. Application forms can be downloaded from the website external linkor external link
On October 21, 1997, Drs Jack and Gloria Tuckfield established Jacki Tuckfield Memorial Graduate Business Scholarship Fund (JTMGBSF) at the non-profit, tax-exempt Dade Community Foundation to commemorate the vibrant life of their extraordinary daughter. Jacki Tuckfield Memorial Graduate Business Scholarship Fund (JTMGBSF) provides financial support to African-American residents of South Florida who are enrolled in Master’s and Doctoral degree business programmes in Florida universities.The fund's mission is to improve the diversity of career professionals in the executive, administrative and managerial levels of south Florida's workforce by funding tuition scholarships.