School of Business and Economics

Support Our Students

We need your help now more than ever. The cost of providing a quality education is rising, and your gift to the School of Business and Economics supports our exceptional programs and enhances our students' learning experiences. We invite you to be a part of our mission, our School, and our efforts to shape future leaders. You can do this by giving to one of the following funds or contacting the Michigan Tech Fund to initiate an individual gift.

Dean’s Fund for Supporting Academic Excellence

This fund provides financial support to enhance the quality of education we provide to our students. From support for student organizations and study-abroad programs to guest speakers, teaching materials, and faculty research, the Dean’s Fund for Academic Excellence is vital to the success of our School.

Give to the Dean's Fund for Academic Excellence

Contribute to the development of strong business program.

First-Year Freshmen Scholarship

Each year, the School of Business and Economics awards this scholarship to remarkable high school seniors who have excelled throughout their academic careers. This award is available to first-year incoming freshmen only. In alignment with The Michigan Tech Strategic Plan, these scholarships are intended to attract a diverse and intellectual group of students and provide financial resources for them to begin their studies.

Give to the First-Year Freshmen Scholarship

Give young students the opportunity to succeed at Michigan Tech.

Sam B. Tidwell Learning Center

This fund supports student activities through our Sam B. Tidwell Learning Center. Funds go toward student organizations, plant trips, business tutors, and our scholarships for outstanding undergraduates. This fund also supports the Outstanding Business Woman and Man of the Year award, intended to recognize and celebrate two students who have brought honor and pride to the School of Business and Economics.

Give to the Sam B. Tidwell Learning Center

Support Sam Tidwell's dream for student success.

Tech MBA® Program Scholarships

Every year, the School of Business and Economics supports promising men and women pursuing the Tech MBA. This fund enhances our ability to attract and retain high-quality students who will contribute valuable knowledge and leadership to our program. Corresponding with the Michigan Tech Strategic Plan, these funds will serve to promote students with leadership and management skills, exemplary academic performance, and enthusiasm for and within the MBA program.

Give to the Tech MBA Scholarships

Help to attract strong leaders for tomorrow.

Bob Mark Memorial Elevator Pitch Competition

Help carry on the entrepreneurial spirit and legacy of the late Bob Mark, former Professor of Practice within our School. Donations made to this fund will support the annual Elevator Pitch Competition where students pitch new ideas to a panel of judges for cash prizes.

Give to the Elevator Pitch Competition

Support a wonderful experience for our students.

Applied Portfolio Management Program (APMP)

Michigan Tech’s Applied Portfolio Management Program (APMP) is developing the next generation of financial opportunists, investment strategists, and global business leaders. Educating tomorrow’s workforce is a big job—and we can’t do it without your support.  Your contribution will ensure that we have the best equipment, opportunities, advisors, and faculty in the upcoming year.

Give to the Applied Portfolio Management Program (APMP)

Our success continues with your help.

Pioneering Women in Business Scholarship

The pioneering Women in Business Scholarship is an opportunity for women studying in the School of Business and Economics at Michigan Technological University. 
Recipients of the Pioneering Women in Business Scholarship are leaders in and out of the classroom.  The scholarship supports female leaders who embrace hard work and embody strong ethics.  The program helps students focus on their studies by offering financial support and mentoring from successful SBE alumnae.  Flyer.

Give to the Pioneering Women in Business Scholarship

Supports female students in the School of Business and Economics.

You can also be a part of major gift naming opportunities available within the School of Business and Economics. This can include commemorating a classroom, a computer lab, or a learning center. Contact the Michigan Tech Fund for more information regarding larger gifts and additional ways to give back to the School of Business and Economics.