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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. 

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.
Harvey Beker Scholarship and Application Instructions
Support for two first-year students who demonstrate an interest in philanthropy and an understanding of the importance of giving back to the School.
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.