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Approximately 30-40% of admitted Full-time MBA students are awarded a merit-based scholarship.

Awards range from partial tuition to full tuition and fees. All applicants (domestic and international) are considered for merit-based scholarships. No additional materials are required to be considered. Scholarship decisions are made at the time of admission and are included in your official mailed admission letter. All scholarship decisions are final.

Below are the Stern merit-based scholarships awarded to incoming Full-time MBA students:
  • Dean’s Scholarship
  • Named Faculty Scholarship
  • Consortium Fellowship
  • Military Veterans Scholarship
  • Stern Scholarship
  • Community Scholarship
  • Forté Fellowship
  • ROMBA Fellowship
Dean’s Scholarship – The Dean’s Scholarship is one of Stern’s most prestigious scholarships and is awarded to a limited number of some of our most meritorious admitted students. This full tuition scholarship is presented in the name of Dean Peter Blair Henry and affords the opportunity to connect directly with Dean Henry.

Named Faculty Scholarship – The Named Faculty Scholarship is designed to pair some of our most meritorious students with some of Stern’s most distinguished and prestigious faculty. This full tuition scholarship matches admitted students based on their background and interests with a designated faculty member in that field. Named faculty scholars have the opportunity to develop close ties to their designated faculty members through informal interactions. This past year, 12 faculty members were selected with the honor of participation: Bruce Buchanan, Aswath Damodaran, Rob Engle, Scott Galloway, Alvin Lieberman, Sonia Marciano, Elizabeth Morrison, Glenn Okun, Priya Raghubir, Michael Spence, Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh, and Batia Wiesenfeld.

Consortium Fellowship (a full tuition fellowship awarded in conjunction with a partner organization) – The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management seeks to enhance the representation of African Americans, Hispanic Americans and Native Americans in business education and management. U.S. citizens and permanent residents from these underrepresented groups, as well as other people who can demonstrate a commitment to the Consortium's mission, are eligible. Applicants must apply to NYU Stern through the Consortium application to be considered for this full tuition fellowship.

View more information about the Consortium or learn more about diversity at Stern.

Military Veterans Scholarship – This full tuition scholarship includes a small stipend and the scholarship is awarded to meritorious U.S. Military Veterans who have also exemplified leadership, honor and service. This award is supported by an anonymous donor with matching funds supplied by the Stern School.

Learn more about being a veteran at Stern.

Stern Scholarship – This one-year scholarship covers full tuition for the first year of study and is awarded to admitted students showing strong merit. This scholarship is awarded for the first year of the program only.

Community Scholarship – This one-year $10,000 scholarship is awarded to a select group of admitted students who demonstrate exceptional interpersonal skills and the potential to be strong contributors to the Stern community. This scholarship is awarded for the first year of the program only.

Forté Fellowship (awarded in conjunction with a partner organization) – The Forté Foundation is a consortium of major corporations, top business schools and influential nonprofit organizations dedicated to educating and advancing women in business. Stern designates Forté Fellows at the time of admission to exceptional women candidates who are also receiving a merit based scholarship.

Read more about the network of women at Stern.

ROMBA Fellowship (awarded in conjunction with a partner organization) – 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 receive a merit-based scholarship.

Scholarships Awarded after Admission by Application

Below are scholarships awarded to admitted Full-time MBA students that require a separate application. Admitted students are notified about the application process for these scholarships as the information becomes available.
  • Harvey Beker Scholarship
  • National Science Foundation and NYU ASPIRE Scholarship
  • Toigo Fellowship (awarded via Robert Toigo Foundation, a partner organization)
  • Ilene Kaplan Memorial Scholarship

Donor Awards for Second-Year Students

Through the generous support of alumni and friends of NYU Stern, students have another opportunity to receive funding in their second year of the MBA program. No application is necessary. All students are considered for second-year awards based on merit and the criteria specified by the donor.