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  • WILLIAM G. MCGOWAN FUND ANNOUNCES 2014 FELLOWSHIP CLASS Contact:  Diana Spencer (312) 243-3198 diana.spencer@williamgmcgowanfund.org September 17, 2013 The William G. McGowan Charitable Fund has announced the ten recipients of its 2014 fellowship awards.  Fellowships go to second-year MBA students who show outstanding leadership ability as well as strong dedication to ethics and community service.  They must also be in the top five percent of their class at one of ten U.S. partner schools which include Carnegie Mellon, Columbia, Duke, Georgetown and Northwestern Universities; Dartmouth College; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; and the Universities of Chicago, Michigan, and Pennsylvania.  Fellows receive a full-tuition scholarship for their second-year studies, the largest cash award given by a program of this kind, and mentoring throughout ...
    Posted Oct 2, 2013, 10:41 AM by Diana Spencer
  • Request for Proposals & Eligibility Guidelines The William G. McGowan Charitable Fund is pleased to announce a funding opportunity in the Greater Denver Metropolitan and/or Greater Eagle County regions. To honor the legacy of Mr. William G. McGowan, the McGowan Fund is supporting initiatives to advance low-income single-parent families toward economic security, independence, and overall well-being. We are placing emphasis on pathways for single parents to obtain sustainable, living-wage employment through education, training, and programs with demonstrated success in job placement and retention.     Grant Range: $10,000-$50,000      Eligibility: Applicants must meet all of the following eligibility criteria for consideration:Be a 501(c) 3 charitable organization Serve single parents (male or female) through programs that align with the goals ...
    Posted Jun 17, 2013, 1:07 PM by Linda Heath
  • McGowan Fund Welcomes New Program Director, Ellen Schantz Contact:  Diana Spencer (312) 243-3198; Diana.Spencer@mcgowanfund.orgOctober 1, 2012CHICAGO, IL – Diana Spencer, Executive Director of the William G. McGowan Charitable Fund, today announced that Ellen Schantz has been appointed Program Director for the Fund.  In this role, she will oversee the McGowan Fellows program, an initiative that operates in partnership with the nation’s leading graduate programs in Business Administration.  Through an annual symposium and other activities, the Fund strives to offer exceptional future leaders a framework for ethical decision-making as well as a forum for ongoing dialogue throughout their careers.Currents partners of the McGowan Fellows program are Carnegie Mellon University Tepper School of Business; Columbia University School of Business;  Dartmouth College Tuck ...
    Posted Oct 10, 2012, 6:13 AM by Unknown user
  • Introducing the 2012-2013 McGowan Fellow from Columbia University, Columbia Business School The William G. McGowan Charitable Fund is proud to announce the fifth selection of ten new McGowan Fellows for the 2012-2013 academic year. Congratulations to Nikolaos Socratous, Columbia University, Columbia Business School.Nikolaos is a second-year student at Columbia Business School, where he is on the Dean’s List in recognition of academic excellence. He has been elected as the co-president of the Columbia European Society and the co-president of the Columbia Divers Association. Between his first and second year, Nik interned at Google in Mountain View.Prior to Columbia, Nik worked as a Structural Engineer in Arup in London. His passion for environmentally friendly architecture, analytical precision, and artistic vision is evident from his project ...
    Posted Jul 20, 2012, 7:47 AM by Unknown user
  • Introducing the 2012-2013 McGowan Fellow from the University of Michigan, Stephan M. Ross School of Business The William G. McGowan Charitable Fund is proud to announce the fourth of ten new McGowan Fellows for the 2012-2013 academic year. Congratulations to Joseph D. Brannock, University of Michigan, Ross School of Business.  Joseph is a second-year student at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business with a focus onEntrepreneurship and Finance. As a member of the Frankel Commercialization Fund he seeks out,vets and invests in local clean technology startups. He is also active in student competitions, helpingto organize the Michigan Clean Energy Venture Challenge and winning the ACG Cup M&A CaseCompetition in Detroit. In the summer between his first and second years of business school he internedin the General ...
    Posted Jul 20, 2012, 7:31 AM by Unknown user
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