Student Professional Membership

New membership opportunity for non-NABTE college/university students to apply for free professional memberships

The past presidents of the North Central Business Education Association (NCBEA) will be awarding two student professional National Business Education Association (NBEA) memberships (an $85 value) to business education students yearly. NBEA members are automatically members of the regional association, NCBEA. One membership will be awarded during the fall semester and one during the spring semester.

Membership Application Guidelines:
Must be a full-time undergraduate student who is at least a junior enrolled in a business education program at a college or university

  • Student must reside and attend a college/university in one of the NCBEA affiliate states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, or Wisconsin (Residence and college/university can be in different NCBEA states)
  • Student must have never been a member of NBEA
  • Student must be attending a non-NABTE school. Students attending any of the following NABTE schools are eligible for a reduced student rate that is available to full-time undergraduate students, visit for details

NABTE Schools

  • Eastern Illinois University
  • Illinois State University
  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale
  • Ball State University
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Winona State University
  • Missouri Southern State University
  • Missouri State University
  • Northwest Missouri State University
  • University of Central Missouri
  • Bowling Green State University
  • University of Wisconsin – Stout
  • University of Wisconsin - Whitewater

In addition to completing the membership form, a recommendation for membership must be submitted to the immediate past president by a business professor at the college/university the student is attending

The membership application below can be submitted by the student, but will not be considered until a recommendation for membership is received from a business professor at the college/university the student is attending. The recommendation can be sent by e-mail to or through USPS, addressed to

Robert Murray
5017 Haenke Road
Mountain Iron, MN 55768