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Ross School Chosen for McGowan Fellows Program

4/19/2010 --

ANN ARBOR, Mich.---The University of Michigan's Stephen M. Ross School of Business has been selected by the William G. McGowan Charitable Fund as one of 10 partner institutions in the newly established McGowan Fellows Program.

The program, which exemplifies and honors benefactor William G. McGowan's belief in the power of education and leadership to create sustainable change, will provide full tuition support to one second-year, full-time MBA student at each of the 10 partner institutions, beginning in the 2010-11 academic year.

The partner institutions are among the top 20 MBA programs as ranked by BusinessWeek and U.S. News and World Report. Second-year, full-time MBA students who are in the top 5 percent of their first-year class and who have demonstrated leadership will be invited to apply.

The selected Ross student will receiving mentoring and attend the distinguished annual conference sponsored by the McGowan Charitable Fund's board of directors together with the other nine recipients, prominent faculty, business leaders, mentors and guests. The conference, to be held this fall, will discuss the most relevant business topics of the day and include a keynote address by a renowned business leader.

For more information, contact:
Bernie DeGroat, (734) 936-1015 or 647-1847, bernied@umich.edu