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MBA Commits $100,000 to Diversity and Inclusion Scholarships

MBA Commits $100,000 to Diversity and Inclusion Scholarships

WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 21, 2016 – (RealEstateRama) –) The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today announced that it would dedicate proceeds from its 3rd Annual Summit on Diversity and Inclusion, totaling $100,000, to its Path to Diversity & Inclusion Scholarships. The scholarships support diverse individuals who take MBA Education courses for professional development.

“We are honored that we can dedicate this amount to a core mission of MBA’s diversity and inclusion efforts,” said Dave Motley, Chairman of MBA’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee and MBA Chairman-Elect. “Interest for this conference continues to increase, which was one of the main reasons we were able to support the Path to Diversity & Inclusion Scholarships.”

So far this year donations toward the scholarship fund equaled $110,250. In 2016, 92 scholarships totaling more than $75,000 have been awarded. Scholarship recipients will receive a voucher to cover registration fees for any MBA Education Program offering, up to a maximum of $2,000. More details about the Path to Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship Program, including the application, can be found at

Ali Ahmad

(202) 557- 2727


The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) is the national association representing the real estate finance industry, an industry that employs more than 280,000 people in virtually every community in the country. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the association works to ensure the continued strength of the nation’s residential and commercial real estate markets; to expand homeownership and extend access to affordable housing to all Americans. MBA promotes fair and ethical lending practices and fosters professional excellence among real estate finance employees through a wide range of educational programs and a variety of publications. Its membership of over 2,400 companies includes all elements of real estate finance: mortgage companies, mortgage brokers, commercial banks, thrifts, Wall Street conduits, life insurance companies and others in the mortgage lending field.


Mortgage Bankers Association
1331 L Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005

Phone: (202) 557-2700