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Scholarships for Georgetown MBA Students

More than $1.5 million is available to MBA applicants through merit-based scholarships. With the goal of recruiting top talent, scholarship recipients are selected from the Georgetown MBA Program's pool of applicants based on academic performance, work experience, the evaluative interview, and other qualitative parts of the application.  Students often explore external scholarship and fellowship opportunities to supplement the cost of their education.

The Consortium for Graduate Study of Management*

The Consortium enhances diversity in business education and leadership by helping reduce the under-representation of African Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Native Americans in MBA programs and in the ranks of management. As a member school, McDonough provides scholarships for students who are admitted as part of The Consortium. For more information, please visit the Consortium website to learn how to complete the separate and common application. The Round 1 deadline is October 15, 2014 and the Round 2 deadline is January 5, 2015.   All applicants are considered upon submitting a completed application to the Georgetown MBA Program.  

Forté Foundation*
Forté Foundation's goal is for women to represent 20 percent of employees on Fortune 500 boards by 2020.  To do this, Forté has established a Forté Fellows Program and partners with top MBA programs.  Georgetown is proud to be a member school with 21 Forté Fellows and offers partial to full scholarships to Forté Fellow Members.  All applicants are considered upon submitting a completed application to the Georgetown MBA Program.  

Georgetown MBA Merit Scholarship*
The McDonough School of Business awards scholarships based an applicant’s academic, personal, and professional accomplishments. Recipients will demonstrate ethical leadership, academic accomplishment, and professional achievements through their application and interview for the MBA program. They typically show a commitment to service to others through past and current activities.

All Georgetown MBA Program applicants automatically are considered for a merit-based scholarship and do not need to submit any additional materials to be considered. Prospective students are encouraged to apply early to best position themselves for scholarship consideration. Scholarship notification is included in an applicant’s admissions decision letter.  All applicants are considered upon submitting a completed application to the Georgetown MBA Program.  

Hariri Scholarship*
The Hariri Family Endowed Graduate Scholarship was created with a generous investment from the Hariri Foundation.  Selection as a Hariri Scholar is based on a cultural appreciation for sustainable human development in Lebanon and recipients benefit from the Hariri Foundation's expertise in educating students and preparing them to contribute to society.  All applicants are considered upon submitting a completed application to the Georgetown MBA Program.

John F. Connelly Scholarship*
The Georgetown MBA John F. Connelly Scholars Program is an endowed scholarship program established to recognize an elite group of students who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, professional excellence, and leadership in their community. The Connelly Scholars Program provides special programming, mentoring, and leadership development. Connelly Scholars are encouraged to be active members of the Georgetown MBA student leadership community and ultimately participate in the Georgetown alumni community. All incoming students are eligible and automatically considered for this award.

Candidates are reviewed by a committee of Connelly Foundation board members and Georgetown University MBA Program administrators. Scholarship recipients receive a full tuition scholarship for both years of study. All applicants are considered upon submitting a completed application to the Georgetown MBA Program.  

MilitaryMBA.net Scholarship
Georgetown McDonough is a proud member school of MilitaryMBA.net.  Incoming Georgetown McDonough MBA students are eligible for a $20,000 scholarship because of this partnership.  For more information, please visit the MilitaryMBA.net website to learn how to complete the separate application.  The deadline to apply is December 31, 2014. 

NSHMBA University Partnership Program* 
As a NSHMBA University Partner, we provide scholarships to Hispanic American students.  Scholarships are merit-based, and you must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident with an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better to be considered.  All applicants are considered at the time of admission.  All applicants are considered upon submitting a completed application to the Georgetown MBA Program.

REFI (Real Estate Finance Initiative) scholarship*
Selection as a Real Estate Finance Initiative scholar is based on demonstrated and expressed interest in pursuing a career within the Real Estate industry post-MBA.  All applicants are considered upon submitting a completed application to the Georgetown MBA Program.

Tillman Military Scholarship*
Georgetown was named a 2014 Tillman Military Scholar Partner in recognition of our innovative culture of support and services for student veterans and military spouses.  Through this partnership, our student veterans are eligible for scholarship funds.  For more information, please visit the Pat Tillman website to learn how to complete the separate application.  

Yellow Ribbon
Each year, up to 50 eligible graduate business students receive $7,500 from Georgetown McDonough, which is matched by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for a total of $15,000 in funding per year.  For more information, please contact the Veterans Service Office at 202-687-2708 or veteranservices@georgetown.edu.  

*For Full-time students only.