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Last Updated Dec 14, 2017 by

This Oxford Saïd 1+1 MBA Student Just Won a $156K Pershing Square Scholarship

Worth more than $156,000 USD, the Pershing Square Scholarship at the University of Oxford Saïd Business School is one of the most prestigious and largest awards available at the university. This year, it went to Tim Krupa, a 1+1 MBA student who is combining his MBA with a master’s degree... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 7, 2017 by

Upcoming HBS Decision Notifications Will Not Include Financial Aid Details

As anxious Round 1 applicants to Harvard Business School (HBS) are no doubt only too aware, the school is scheduled to release admissions decisions next week. In a recent post to his Direct from the Director blog, Managing Director of MBA Admissions and Financial Aid Chad Losee reminded applicants that... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 1, 2017 by

Meet Six MBA Scholarship Recipients at Oxford Saïd

At the Oxford University Saïd Business School, outstanding MBA candidates have the opportunity to earn the Pershing Square Foundation scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to future leaders who are in Saïd’s 1+1 MBA program, in which participants combine a specialized master’s degree with the school’s one-year MBA. Recipients of the... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 16, 2017 by

The Darden Jefferson Fellowship Program

At the University of Virginia Darden School of Business, outstanding MBA applicants can be considered for the Jefferson Fellowship, one of the most prestigious and generous fellowships offered at the school. It is awarded solely based on merit and provides benefits that include a living stipend, support funds, tuition remittance,... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 21, 2017 by

An Oxford Saïd MBA Tuition Free? Yes, for Four Skoll Scholars Focused on Social Impact

The University of Oxford Saïd Business School announced its 14th cohort for the Skoll Scholarship presented by the Skoll Centre, a social impact center with the goal of accelerating the impact of social entrepreneurship. The scholarship is available only to incoming MBA students and requires candidates to go through a rigorous... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 12, 2017 by

First-Generation College Students to Benefit from HBS’s Largest-Ever Scholarship Aid Donation

Harvard Business School (HBS) yesterday announced its largest-ever donation for scholarship aid—a $12.5 million pledge that will help support students who were the first in their families to attend college, among others. The pledge comes from HBS alumni Jonathan Lavine, co-managing partner of private investment firm Bain Capital, and his... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 18, 2017 by

How This Midwestern Transplant Is Going to Stanford GSB Tuition Free

Amanda Donohue-Hansen is not from the Midwest, but she went to Minnesota for college, fell in love with the region, and has remained there ever since. Nevertheless, she’ll soon be packing her bags and heading back to her home state of California to attend Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB)... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 10, 2017 by

Consortium for Graduate Study in Management Application Opens Next Week

The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management, the nation’s largest diversity network, will begin accepting applications for the 2017-2018 admissions season on Tuesday, August 15th. The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management application enables applicants to apply to up to six of 19 member schools at once—including the very top MBA... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 10, 2017 by

Value Without the Price Tag: How MIT Sloan Assists Low-Income MBA Students

It’s no secret that attending an MBA program can often come with a hefty price tag—and when it comes to one of the top MBA programs in the country, you can guarantee you’ll be paying a lot for the high value of that program. At the MIT Sloan School of... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 27, 2017 by

Oxford Saïd Offers Six New MBA Scholarships

Earning an MBA from a leading program typically isn’t cheap. In fact, the average cost of an MBA when you total tuition and living expenses is between $100,000 to $200,000 for two years. For that reason, MBA scholarships can be invaluable for many candidates, and now the University of Oxford... Read more »

Last Updated May 3, 2017 by

HBS Admissions Director Shares His Perspective on HBS Financial Aid

Chad Losee, managing director of admissions and financial aid at Harvard Business School (HBS), recently took to his Director’s Blog to talk about how financial aid works at the school. The impetus for the post, he wrote, was having the night before attended this year’s “Fellowship Dinner,” and annual affair... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 28, 2017 by

Prodigy Finance Marks 10th Anniversary by Giving Out $10,000 Scholarships

To celebrate its 10th anniversary, international loan provider Prodigy Finance this month announced a new scholarship program to benefit international students who are accepted to study at business and engineering schools in the United States and the United Kingdom and chose Prodigy as their loan provider. Five fortunate MBA students... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 13, 2017 by

Free Webinar: How Will You Finance Your MBA Abroad?

Do you have questions about how you can fund your MBA abroad? Sign up for a live online info session with Prodigy Finance in partnership with Clear Admit to learn about how to finance your studies with a Prodigy Finance international student loan. Register Now How Will You Finance Your MBA Abroad? Wednesday,... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 8, 2017 by

MBA Admissions Mashup: What’s Next? Financing the MBA & Career Advice

Every Wednesday, we share a round-up of the latest news from MBA admissions blogs at the top business schools. With March ahead of us, thousands of you will be getting the good and/or bad news about admissions decisions at your target schools. Once that happens, you’ll have some deciding to... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 2, 2017 by

Stern to Award $1M in “Advancing Women in Business” Scholarships to Class of 2019 Students

NYU Stern School of Business today announced that it is establishing a new merit-based scholarship for students who demonstrate “a deep and abiding commitment to advancing women in business.” The “Advancing Women in Business” scholarships, available to incoming full-time MBA students, will cover the first year of tuition and mandatory... Read more »

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