Graduate Scholarship Opportunity

FDU’s School of Public and Global Affairs to reserve a graduate scholarship for African American Chamber of Commerce of NJ

Recipient offered scholarship in Master of Public Administration program

Teaneck, NJ – Fairleigh Dickinson University’s School of Public & Global Affairs is reserving one graduate scholarship for the members or employees (or members of their immediate family) of the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jerseyfor the Master of Public Administration (MPA) program. 

“As an Alum of Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU), I encourage you to pursue this opportunity to be educated at one of the world’s best institutions. FDU helped transform my life.,” said John E. Harmon, Sr. IOM Founder, President & CEO of the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (AACCNJ).

The MPA is a graduate degree for those interested in advancing or pursuing a career in public or non-profit management. The 39-42-credit curriculum is designed to provide graduates with conceptual, analytic, and managerial skills for dealing with a variety of public service administration situations. Learn more about the MPA program and admission requirement here.

“Fairleigh Dickinson University was founded by business leaders with public values,” said University President Christopher Capuano. “We are pleased to partner with New Jersey’s African-American business leaders who likewise have a public mission.”

“Encouraging college graduates to go into public service is essential to building community,” said Peter Woolley, the founding Director of the School of Public and Global Affairs. “It’s community-mindedness that makes the world go ‘round.”

How to Apply:

All members and employees (and their immediate family members) of AACCNJ are welcome to apply for the scholarship. Applicants must have at least a bachelor’s degree and meet other requirements for admission to the MPA. Applicants will be judged on their potential for advancement in their career and their financial need. Application to the MPA program must precede application for the scholarship.  Test scores are not required. The application fee is waived.

The application can be found online. Deadline to apply is July 1 for Fall 2021.

Fairleigh Dickinson University’s School of Public and Global Affairs offers a variety of scholarship opportunities. Inquiries should be directed

ABOUT FDU’s School of Public and Global Affairs

This unique graduate school attracts students from New Jersey and around the world  to FDU’s campuses in British Columbia and New Jersey, preparing them for substantial advancement in public service and non-profit leadership. Since its 2018 founding, the school offers Master’s degrees in Global Affairs, Public Administration (MPA), Student Services, Administrative Science, and Cyber and Homeland Security. It is also home to the FDU Poll which has engaged since 2001 in original research for corporate, non-profit, and government entities.


Personal, global and transformational, FDU is the largest independent, non-profit university in New Jersey, with four campuses in three time zones; two in New Jersey, one in Oxfordshire, England and one in Vancouver, Canada. FDU offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including doctoral programs in pharmacy, nursing practice, clinical psychology and school psychology; and an AACSB-accredited business school. To learn more visit

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