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Alpha Phi Alpha Just Created A Partnership With Notre Dame’s Business School To Waive Application Fees For Fraternity Brothers

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., recently announced a new partnership with the the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, aimed at supporting the professional advancement and leadership of African American men through graduate business education.

According to the press release issued by the fraternity, a fellowship has been created specifically for Alpha Phi Alpha brothers. “Mendoza will offer a designated fellowship program; waive application fees to its graduate programs including the Notre Dame MBA; waive fees for the Graduate Records Examination (GRE) and the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT); as well as provide test preparation programming, early access to Mendoza Graduate Business Career Development coaching and alumni mentoring,” the press release states.

“The partnership with Alpha Phi Alpha allows us to directly support members of the fraternity interested in furthering their impact through a graduate business education while providing us with the opportunity to attract an increased number of talented, diverse candidates to our programs,” said Martin Cremers, Martin J. Gillen Dean of Mendoza College of Business. “We are honored to start this partnership with this venerable organization.”

The University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business also plans to hold a two-day Alpha Phi Alpha Inclusive Leadership Immersion in mid-October on the Notre Dame campus that will focus on career development and professional degree opportunities at Mendoza.

“Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. is excited to partner with the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business,” said Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. General President Dr. Willis L. Lonzer, III.  “Our Fraternity’s mission places strong emphasis on developing leaders, and thanks to partnerships like this one will provide our members educational opportunities that are key to furthering that development.”

For more information about Mendoza Graduate Programs, including the Alpha Phi Alpha, Fraternity, Inc. partnership, contact María Stutsman y Márquez at or Martin Johnson at