Our Commitment to Diversity

We realize that top students have many options when selecting a business school. We want to make the choice to attend the Farmer School even easier by offering competitive scholarships, pipeline programs and robust recruiting and retention initiatives to highly talented, motivated diverse students. We have created several new scholarships aimed at attracting and retaining talented students of color and first generation students. In addition to scholarships, we offer summer bridge programs and camps designed to attract students from a variety of backgrounds. Recently, the Farmer School has:

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  • Established an FSB recruiting network comprised of alumni, current students, student organization leaders and faculty to act as ambassadors to high school students. Target elite college prep programs in key geographic areas.
  • Established formal mentoring programs for underrepresented students.
  • Engaged corporate partners to assist with job shadowing and career placement opportunities.
  • Expanded academic advising, career development and tutoring support.
  • Offered networking and support through the Multicultural Business Association (MBA).
  • Collaborated with veteran-friendly companies.