Kellogg Scholarship Program

In a joint effort with National Minority Supplier Development Council, the IUBDC entered into a partnership with the Kellogg Executive Program at Northwestern University to provide certified, established, expansion-oriented MBEs with the tools and skills needed to achieve and sustain accelerated growth. Scholarship applications are accepted annually for participation in the IUBDC Kellogg Executive Program at Northwestern University. The following requirements will be taken into account when applying for this scholarship. The IUBDC will award full scholarships up to two qualified participants enrolled in the program each summer.


  • Must be certified National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) with a minimum of 3 years in business
  • Sales of more than $5 million for manufacturing and distribution firms and at least $3 million for service firms
  • Applications must be received by April 5 and emailed to
Applications will be evaluated and selected by a panel based on application responses. The scholarship award winners will be announced in May.


2018 Scholarship Awards

“Thanks to a scholarship program from IUBDC, we received  world-class training that will help us increase the value we provide to our utility customers.”

E.C. Ortiz & Company
Edilberto Ortiz, president
Certified MBE Asian male-owned business enterprise

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