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Anita Bales Excellence in Public Service Scholarship

The Anita Bales Excellence in Public Service Scholarship is intended to provide financial support to a student within the College of Business and Public Administration who has completed the Certified Public Manager™ program and is entering or enrolled in the Master of Public Administration program. A preference would be given to a student whose goal is to enter a career of public service. Members of the Public Administration faculty will select the awardee.

Judith A. Lindquist Scholarship for Graduate Studies in Business and Public Administration

The Judith A. Lindquist Scholarship for Graduate Studies in Business and Public Administration is intended to provide financial support to female students who are Iowa Residents pursuing graduate studies through the College of Business and Public Administration including the Master in Business Administration, Master in Public Administration, Master in Accounting, Master of Science in Business Analytics, and certificate programs. Master in Business Administration students should receive first preference. Awardees are normally expected to contribute some of their own funds to tuition costs depending on personal circumstances, at the discretion of the Dean or the Dean's delegate.

Welcome Back Tuition Scholarship

Recent alumni are invited to take part in Drake University’s new Welcome Back Tuition Scholarship. Designed specifically for Drake students who graduated in fall 2019, spring 2020, or summer 2020 that are interested in earning a credit bearing certificate program or an eligible master’s degree. Students who qualify will receive a renewable scholarship covering 25% of the tuition rate. If you are interested in this scholarship, more information provided here.

For information about applying please contact a CBPA admission representative.

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