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Scholarships Overview

At Stern, we encourage our students to explore all types of financial assistance that may be available to them.

Scholarships are a form of financial aid that do not have to be repaid. These are available from many sources including individual companies, organizations and donors that support Stern graduate students. Check out the Scholarship Database and read descriptions of our Donor Awards to learn about the various sources of funding. 

Featured Scholarships

BCG Fellows MBA Scholarship Program

To be eligible for this program, applicants must be enrolled in a full-time MBA program, beginning in the fall of 2016. Please note, the program is for those entering their First Year of a full-time MBA program (this program is not geared towards Second Years). If you are a dual degree student, you are eligible to apply and we encourage you to do so the spring before you begin the First Year of your MBA program (i.e. MD/MBAs, JD/MBAs, etc). Applicants who currently reside outside of the U.S. are welcome to apply. The application deadline is May 15, 2016. For additional information, please visit their website here

Bank of America Merrill Lynch MBA Diversity Fellowship Program
The Bank of America Merrill Lynch MBA Diversity Fellowship Program will award merit-based fellowships to Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American, military veterans, LGBT, students with disabilities and women entering business school in Fall 2016. Successful candidates will receive $40,000 of total tuition and fees towards the 1st year of your MBA Program, a paid summer internship within Global Banking and Markets (GBAM) businesses including: Investment Banking, Public Finance or Global Research, and the opportunity to receive a further funding for tuition and fees for the 2nd year of your MBA program. The application deadline is May 29, 2016. For additional information, please visit their website here

Scholarship Database

Scholarship Database

Donor Awards

Through the generous support of alumni and friends of NYU Stern, students have another opportunity to receive funding for their MBA degree. Donor awards are scholarships that are awarded by NYU Stern Graduate Financial Aid to eligible Full-time MBA students.

All donor awards at NYU Stern are merit-based and are awarded in the fall semester based on the criteria established by the donors. Please be aware that some awards require an application. Donor awards that are available to newly admitted Full-time MBA students are listed below. Please click on the respective titles for detailed information about the award as well as the application instructions.
Kenshin Oshima Scholarship
An award for a first-year student showing a deep and abiding interest in Asian culture, and for a second-year student achieving a distinguished academic record.
Ilene Kaplan Memorial Scholarship Program and Application Instructions
An award for a student demonstrating a deep interest in marketing and/or market research.
Moral Contract Scholarship and Application Instructions
Awarded to a first-year student with a demonstrated interest in philanthropy and giving back to the School.
Howard Gilman Foundation Scholarship
An award for students who have careers in the performing arts, and who now seek to become trained in business.