The Challenge

Follow these simple steps and be one step closer to your future at Fordham GBA in New York City!

  • 1Sign-up
    Ready to get started? Register now!
  • 2Fordham/NYC quiz
    Think you know everything about the city that never sleeps? Put your Fordham GBA and NYC knowledge to the test in Quiz #1.
  • 3Current affairs quiz
    Have you been keeping up-to-date with current international events? Quiz #2 will find out!
  • 4Choose your Master’s program
    Choose the master’s program that best fits your profile and take the quiz!
  • 5Program-specific multiple-choice quiz
    Quiz #3 will test your knowledge related to the master’s program you selected in Step 4.
  • 6Complete your user profile and share your results on Facebook!
    Tell us more about yourself and what sets you apart from the rest. You can also bolster your chances of winning by collecting recommendations from friends on Facebook!
  • 7 Complete the challenge by the competition deadline
    You have until January 20, 2014 to submit your competition application. All competition components must be completed by this date.
  • 8Apply to your
    chosen program
    via Fordham GBA admissions by
    March 17, 2014

    Visit Fordham GBA’s website for university requirements and deadlines. Only applicants who complete this step will be considered for the scholarship prize.


Screening process

Applicants who have successfully completed both the challenge and applied to their chosen master's program through Fordham GBA Admissions will be judged and scored based on their quiz results, personal statement, background information, and the quality of their essay response. Recommendations on Facebook will also be assessed based on their quantity and quality, and may play a role in advancing applicants.

The top five applicants for each program will then be determined and will participate in a Skype interview with Fordham GBA to determine the winner for each program.

The winner for each program will be notified by April 15, 2014.

Please note that to be able to participate in the competition and win the scholarship, applicants must also apply to Fordham GBA and their desired MS program before the university and program deadlines. Check the Fordham GBA website for detailed information.


Dates to remember

  • Jan 20 2014 Competition deadline
    All competition components must be completed and submitted
  • March 17 2014 University deadline
    All necessary university and program documents must be sent to Fordham GBA, including admission (GRE/GMAT) and English language proficiency (TOEFL/IELTS) tests
  • April 15 2014 Winners contacted
    The winner for each of the programs
    will be contacted and informed of their competition status
  • Fall 2014 Begin your future
    Begin mastering your future career at Fordham GBA in New York City!

Throughout the competition, it is recommended that you check the available testing dates and locations in your area and sign up as soon as possible to make sure you complete all required testing before the March 17, 2014 deadline. Visit the page "Fordham and How to Apply" to find available testing resources.

In order to ensure you have enough time to complete your Fordham GBA application and have all testing results delivered to GBA in time, it is recommended that you sign up and taken all required tests by the end of February 2014.

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