The Consortium’s 2016 Schoen, Jones and Thorp award recipients

Lifelong commitment to diversity and inclusion work; stewardship of The Consortium; and intense focus and commitment to our mission marked the recipients of our service awards. Learn more →


Phyllis Scott Buford | 1940-2016

Dr. Phyllis Scott Buford, the third leader of The Consortium, died June 5 at age 75. During her tenure as The Consortium’s CEO, Dr. Buford significantly enhanced the profile of the organization’s marquee event, the annual Orientation Program & Career Forum. Learn more →

‘Consortium is family’: Alums describe our culture and their gratitude

These alumni—spanning four decades of Consortium history—describe what their association with our organization has meant to them, and what The Consortium has meant to the business world. Learn more →

Consortium anniversary book: Fun facts you’ll learn

Order now! You can put in your pre-publication order for our commemorative book, “Leading the Challenge of Change,” which documents The Consortium’s 50-year history. Learn more →

Merit-Based Fellowship

In the past 50 years, we have offered more than $325 million in fellowships to the best and brightest MBA students in the country. We have programs that cover full tuition and mandatory fees for two years of full-time study (Emory also offers a one-year program).

The Orientation Program

As a Consortium fellow, you’ll connect with other incoming students from 18 top MBA programs, along with leaders from our corporate partners, at the annual Orientation Program & Career Forum.

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The Pride of Accomplishment

As a Consortium Fellow, you’ll make connections that will serve you throughout your career.

Update Your Resumé

Log in to CGSM Online to keep your resumé updated throughout your membership and beyond.

Job and Internship Opportunities

Connections with our corporate partners mean you’ll get early and direct access to key job and internship opportunities to build your career.

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Constant Updates

The Consortium’s blog will bring you up to date with the latest issues facing underrepresented minorities in the workplace, as well as news about The Consortium community.

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Support The Consortium

Your Annual Fund gifts are a major funding source for our fellowships, and we thank you for your ongoing support. Help us increase the numbers of underrepresented minorities in  American business.

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Make an Investment

We offer a range of partnership levels to help you show your organization’s commitment to diversity.

Recruit Top Talent

As a corporate partner, you’ll have many chances to network with and hire the next generation of leaders from the country’s top MBA programs.

Consortium News:

Derica Rice, Consortium alumnus, Indiana, 1990

Derica Rice: Consortium alum’s differences have made a difference

Because he was a little different, Consortium alumnus Derica Rice met the queen of England — and his wife.

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