Scholarships for International MBA students
Updated: Oct 12
The Aga Khan Foundation provides scholarships to students preferably aiming to pursue masters from Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Syria, Egypt, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Madagascar, and Mozambique. The basis of the scholarship available partially as scholarship and partially as loan are stellar academic records, genuine financial need, admission to a highly reputable university or program of student and relevance of the field of study.
The American Association of University Women offers fellowships ranging from $18,000-$30,000 to female international students studying in the United States like minority women who are U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents.
Davis-Putter Scholarships Need-based grants (up to $6,000) to International students actively engaged in contributing to peace and justice on campus or in the community.
Echoing Green Foundation Fellowships provide seed funding to approximately 450 social entrepreneurs with plans for constructive social change organisations globally.
Fulbright Scholarships for Non-US Citizens: Valid for students interested in pursuing international education and provide funding for US students abroad and international students in the US.
G2 Entrepreneurial Scholarship encourages entrepreneurial students by providing full time students $5,000.
Humane Studies Fellowships awards approximately 100 fellowships up to $15,000 every year to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing education in the classical liberal tradition of individual rights and market economies.
The International Education Financial Aid provides loan and scholarship information for students applying for higher education abroad.
MPOWER Financing awards four $5,000 scholarships to international and DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) students who are studying or plan to study in the US.
OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) Scholarship provides an annual scholarship award to support a student from any developing country to pursue higher education in a relevant field of development. Winners of the OFID Award receive a full scholarship covering academic fees and living costs for one year of master's degree study.
The Orbis Investment Management Fellowship offers a cash award towards tuition or course-related expenses.
The P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship Fund for Women offers women candidates who commit to return to their country of origin within 3 months of completing the degree program and belong to countries other than the U.S. and Canada.
UNCF Scholarships and Grants are awarded to eligible candidates through a separate application process specified by the UNCF.
ISB MBA Scholarships
All ISB MBA applicants shall be eligible for the merit-linked tuition waivers. They are not required to apply separately.
ISB MBA Applicants for tuition waivers must submit proof of income for self, parents & spouse (if applicable) is mandatory to be eligible.
An MBA applicant is allowed to apply for more than one tuition waiver, at the same time only one tuition waiver shall be awarded to an applicant.
Submission of a testimonial is mandatory for all students who are "awarded" a tuition waiver.
Other options for Scholarships at ISB MBA:
1. AT&T Scholarship
Work experience in any of the following industries: IT/Technology/Media/Communication Industry
The applicants should not be directly or indirectly associated with AT&T or its affiliates
Application process requires the submission of a declaration.
2. Bridge to India Tuition Waiver
Stellar academic background
Indian with a full-time work experience abroad for at least for one year.
Application process requires submission of an essay as follows - Justify why you deserve this Scholarship. (For applicants working abroad for more than 1 year and plan to return to India) (200 words max)
3. ISB - AIESEC Tuition Waiver
AIESEC member/ alumnus with a strong academic background
Application process requires the submission of the proof of income and proof of association with AEISEC and an essay - Justify why you deserve this Scholarship. Also, provide your contribution to the AIESEC.
4. ISB need based waiver
Family income inclusive of the applicant's pre ISB income being less than INR 12 lakhs.
Application process includes submission of the proof of income for self and family and an essay on the topic "Justify by stressing on the need & your family financial condition " (200 words max)
5. PGPMAX Co 2012 Scholarship
Applicant must have experience in the social sector and the income criteria same as the ISB need based waiver.
Application process involves submission of relevant proof for eligibility and an essay "Explain how do you plan to give back to the society? " (200 words max)
6. Ramesh C. Khanna Nurture India Scholarship
The ISB applicant should be the only earning member in the family with a family income less than INR 12 Lakhs.
Application process involves submission of relevant proof for eligibility and an essay on the topic "Justify why you deserve this Scholarship." (200 words max)