Business school might have a lot of potential benefits for you and your career, from developing your professional expertise to helping jumpstart your career and network with peers. But earning that MBA might come with a hefty price tag. And as they say, in business, it’s all about the bottom line. Have you considered pursuing MBA scholarships to help finance your education?
GradSchools.com wants to make finding and funding an MBA program easier, so you can spend more time focusing on what’s important: your education. That’s why we’re awarding one $1000 MBA scholarship! Interested in scholarships for MBA students? Keep reading to find out how you could be a winner!
Complete a Short Entry Form
To apply to win our MBA scholarship, we need to know a little about you. Click "Apply Now" to get started.
Write the Entry Essay
Submit an essay with 250 words or less in response to our prompt question about why you want to earn a Masters in Business Administration.
Submit Your Entry
Deadline to submit online applications is May 31, 2018. Applications will be reviewed and the winner will be announced on or around Aug 31, 2018
Applying for MBA Scholarships
Figuring out how to fund a MBA program and manage student debt might be challenging, not to mention a distraction from your studies. Scholarships for mba students may help if available and you qualify, but many are difficult to find and require lengthy applications. GradSchools.com believes in the value of graduate education for everyone and we want you to succeed. That’s why we made our MBA Scholarships Essay Contest application fast and easy.
Interested? Then start brainstorming! All you need to do to apply is submit an essay of about 250 words answering the following question:
What personal or professional goals do you hope to achieve through a MBA program?
The writer of the best essay, as determined by our scholarships panel, will be awarded a $1000 scholarship toward the cost of their MBA program.
Frequently Asked Questions about our MBA Scholarship Essay Contest
Why Was This Scholarship Created?
GradSchools.com was founded to help connect students with graduate schools. We believe strongly in the value of higher education and want to make finding a perfect program fast and easy. To further support current and prospective graduate students, we created the MBA Scholarship Essay Contest. Many students rely on student loans or pay for business school out of pocket, which can be stressful. By offering one $1000 scholarship, we hope to eliminate some of that stress so the winner can focus on earning that MBA.
What is the judging criteria for the Graduate Scholarship?
Our qualified panel of judges will choose one (1) potential winner based on his or her writing ability (25%), creativity (25%), originality (25%), and overall excellence (25%). The panel will then nominate at least one (1) of the submitted applications as the potential prize-winning application. If there is a tie, we’ve got that covered too: The potential winner will be the one with the higher score for qualities of overall excellence.
Who Is Eligible To Apply?
To be eligible for entry to win the $1000 MBA scholarship, you must be 18 years or older at the time of application, and currently enrolled or enrolling in a masters business program by August 31, 2019. Entrants must also be a legal resident of the 50 United States and District of Columbia.
Any current employees, officers, directors, and/or agents of EducationDynamics and its related companies, or members of their immediate families (defined as spouses, parents, siblings and children) and persons living at the same address, are not eligible to enter or to win. Void where prohibited .
Can I Enter if I'm only a Part-time Student?
How Do I Apply?
How Many Times May I Apply?
If I Win, Can I Apply Again Next Year?
Yes! You are free to submit one essay for consideration every year we are offering a scholarship, even if you win this year.
Who Manages The Contest And Chooses The Winner?
Our MBA Scholarship Essay Contest is managed through a partnership between GradSchools.com and Unigo. A scholarship panel evaluates the entries and chooses the winner. The winner will be notified by August 31, 2018.
How Many Winners Will Be Chosen, And What Do They Win?
There will be one (1) winning essay. The winner will be awarded a $1000 scholarship to help fund their MBA program and have their winning essay posted on our website. Entrants, including winners, are free to enter again next year, if the scholarship is offered and if they remain eligible.
How Is The Winner Chosen?
How Can The Scholarship Be Used?
The winner’s scholarship will be payable to the MBA program in which they are enrolled (you could even find an online MBA with no GMAT requirement or an accelerated MBA!) and could be used for education-related expenses including tuition, fees, textbooks, campus room and board, and other related expenses.