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Merit-Based Scholarships

Between 20-25% of admitted full-time two-year students are awarded a merit-based scholarship. Awards range from partial to full tuition and fees. All full-time applicants (both domestic and international) will be considered and reviewed for merit-based awards. No additional materials or separate applications are required to be considered. Scholarship recipients are notified at the time of admission and all scholarship decisions are final. Please note that with the exception of the Dean Scholarship, Military Veterans Scholarship, Faculty Scholarship and the Consortium Fellowship, the merit-based awards are non-renewable in their second year of study.

The NYU Stern Advancing Women in Business Scholarship

Established in 2017, The NYU Stern Advancing Women in Business Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship that will be awarded to students entering the full-time MBA program that demonstrate a deep and abiding commitment to advancing women in business. This scholarship, which is partially funded by alumnae and members of the Stern School’s Board of Overseers, covers the first year of tuition and mandatory fees. Please note that the scholarship is non-renewable in their second year of study.

The William R. Berkley Scholarship Program

Established in 2013, The William R. Berkley Scholarship Program supports exceptional college seniors who wish to pursue their Full-time MBA at NYU Stern directly following graduation. The scholarship covers the full two-year tuition and fees, provides a housing stipend of $18,000/year, and includes a $10,000/year stipend for books and other expenses.

Candidates applying for The William R. Berkley Scholarship Program are not eligible to apply to any NYU dual degree or through The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management. They also are not eligible for the Summer Start program.

Learn more about our Berkley Scholars

Fellowships with Partner Organizations

NYU Stern offers the following fellowships in partnership with external organizations:

Consortium Fellowship

Stern is a proud member of the Consortium for Graduate Study in Management, an alliance of 17 top business schools working in partnership with corporate America to encourage diversity within management positions. The Consortium offers full-tuition and fees fellowships to full-time MBA students who demonstrate academic excellence and potential. The Consortium also conducts a summer orientation and manages an extensive alumni network.

Forté Foundation Scholarship

The Forté Foundation, a consortium of major corporations, top business schools, and influential non-profit organizations, offers scholarship opportunities to women who are pursuing an MBA at participating business schools. Exceptional women candidates who have been admitted to a participating school will be nominated for consideration for the Forté Foundation Scholarship by the school's Director of Admissions. No other application information is needed for the scholarship.

Reaching Out MBA (ROMBA) Fellowship

Reaching Out MBA (ROMBA) is an organization that educates, inspires, and connects lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) MBA students at business schools in the United States. Stern designates ROMBA Fellows to exceptional LGBTQ candidates who are also receiving a merit-based scholarship.

Toigo Fellowship

The Robert A. Toigo Foundation supports a comprehensive fellowship program for under-represented groups pursuing careers in finance. Students who have been accepted to MBA programs among leading business schools are eligible to apply before starting their program in the fall.

New Students

Merit-based Scholarships

Langone MBA applicants for all program options (Manhattan Weeknight, Manhattan Weekend and Westchester) can request scholarship consideration when completing the application. Scholarships are merit-based and amounts vary from year to year. If selected for a scholarship, it is indicated in the official admission letter.

Scholarships for incoming Langone MBA students are applied to tuition only, are one-time awards and are not renewable.

Visit the Langone MBA Admissions website for more information.

Current Students

Langone Scholarship Fund

The Langone Scholarship Fund was established by the Langone Class Gifts from the Classes of 2013 and 2014. It is intended to foster an interest in philanthropy, specifically among the Langone student population at NYU Stern. Successful scholarship recipients must have a deep and abiding interest in assisting their fellow students and excel academically, professionally, and personally. Please visit the donor award page, for further details and application instructions.

Donor Awards

Scholarships, in the form of donor awards, are available to Langone MBA students who have completed at least 30 credits at Stern.

Scholarships are merit-based and are awarded by NYU Stern Graduate Financial Aid in the Fall semester based on the criteria established by Stern donors. As the selection process takes place each fall, students must have completed 30 credits by the end of the prior spring semester in order to be considered. The awarded funds can be used to cover tuition only. Typically, no application is necessary, and all eligible students are considered.

All admitted Executive MBA students receiving minimal or no financial sponsorship can be considered for a merit-based scholarship. To be considered for a merit-based scholarship, applicants must complete and submit the scholarship essay in the online formal application. Each applicant is eligible to receive a maximum of only one program scholarship. Scholarship recipients are notified at the time of admission and all scholarship decisions are final.