For Immediate Release
March 17, 2021
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Jacklyn Kellick
LEWIS Global Communications

(BPRW) Zipwhip and The National Black MBA Association Partner to Offer Scholarship Supporting Black Leaders of the Future

Graduate and undergraduate students are invited to apply through June 14, 2021

(Black PR Wire) SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Zipwhip, the leading business-texting platform in North America, and the National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) today announced a scholarship for Black students pursuing a college degree.

Black men and women are vastly underrepresented today in the fields of science, mathematics, education and engineering. As a growing technology company, Zipwhip feels a sense of responsibility to help build a more equitable industry. That’s why they’ve partnered with the NBMBAA to lighten the financial burden of college for one Black student and provide resources to aid in their success as they pursue their degree.

The selected student will receive $2,000 from Zipwhip for college expenses and an annual NBMBAA student membership, which includes access to its career success network, entry-level professional development, local chapter virtual events and more.

Zipwhip will announce the recipient, as well as publish the winner’s writing submission, on the company’s blog on Monday, July 19, 2021. The student will also be contacted directly.

For eligibility information and instructions on how to apply, visit The deadline is June 14, 2021.


Zipwhip is the leading business-texting platform in North America, helping more than 35,000 organizations engage their customers and drive growth through texting. Zipwhip has text-enabled more than 5 million landline and toll-free phone numbers so that businesses can reach their customers immediately, on the channel they prefer. Organizations can text-enable their business lines in minutes and seamlessly fit texting into their existing workflows using Zipwhip’s out-of-the-box software or customizable APIs. And with the most direct carrier connections of any texting provider, Zipwhip offers the fastest and most reliable message delivery in the industry so you know your customers get the message every time. Your customers are only a text away:

About the NBMBAA®

NBMBAA® is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) member-based professional organization which leads in the creation of educational, wealth building and growth opportunities for Black students, professionals, and entrepreneurs. Representing more than 20,000 members within 40 professional chapters, 33 Leaders of Tomorrow® chapters and over 500 corporate and non-profit partners, the Association is dedicated to developing alliances that create intellectual and economic wealth in the Black community through its five channels of engagement: career, education, entrepreneurship, leadership, and lifestyle.

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