School Business Management Scholarships

Because of generous donations, numerous scholarships are available to help you advance your career in school business management and further develop your skills. These scholarships are an investment in the future leaders in the school industry. Look below for opportunities to grow in your chosen profession! Applications will be available later this year and are due October 15.

    Robert J English Scholarship

    Robert J. English School Business Scholars Award

    (3 @ $2,454)
    This award was established to advance the field of school business administration by investing in second year students or expedited CSBO licensure students enrolled in the Illinois ASBO/NIU School Business Management (SBM) Program. Scholarships will be granted in an amount to cover the cost of three - 2 credit hour internships associated with the SBM program.

    You can apply if you are:

    • A student in good standing who has completed at least 12 credit hours of the program.
    • School Business Management Program Accepted into the expedited CSBO licensure program.

    Regional Organization Scholarships

    Regional Organization School Business Scholarships 

    The Illinois ASBO Regional Organizations that will be providing School Business Management scholarship opportunities are:

    • DuPage Regional Organization Scholarship (3 @ $1,000 each)
    • Northeastern Regional Organization Scholarship (1 @ $1,000)
    • South Suburban Regional Organization Scholarship (2 @ $500 each)

    You can apply if you are:

    • An Illinois ASBO member in good standing pursuing a degree at an accredited institution in one of the following:
      • Bachelor’s Degree.
      • Master’s Degree (major emphasis in school business management of educational administration).
      • Enrolled in a CSBO certification program.

    Concordia Doctorate Scholarship

    Concordia University Chicago Doctoral Program Scholarship

    (1 @ $2,028)
    This scholarship is established to advance the field of school business management. Scholarships will be granted in an amount to cover the cost of a three credit hour course associated with the Illinois ASBO/CUC Doctoral Program.

    You can apply if you:

    • Are an active Illinois ASBO Member.
    • Are enrolled in the Illinois ASBO/CUC Doctoral Program.
    • Have successfully completed one semester of the Illinois ASBO/CUC Program.

    Concordia Doctorate Scholarship

    ASBO International Annual Meeting & Expo Scholarships

    The Fox River Valley Regional Organization will be awarding one scholarship to a school district member that is an active member in the Fox River Valley Regional Organization to be used towards registration and travel expenses for the 2018 Annual Meeting.

    In addition, Illinois ASBO Service Associates provide three ASBO International Annual Meeting scholarships to qualifying school district members. Watch for details on how to apply at Illinois ASBO's Annual Conference.

    Foundation Information and Programs


    Support future leaders in the profession to continue their education through a donation to the Illinois ASBO Foundation! 


    Financing & Governance

    Get more details on how the Foundation works and where the money goes.



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    See a list of others who have already generously donated to the Foundation.


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    Legacy Project

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