Career Planning - A round-up of MBA funding options for international students studying in the US
With an MBA degree now equivalent to a six-figure sum at top US schools, it is easy to see how the price can dismay international students, who also often have to fork out on travel and living expenses.
Yet there is a ray of hope on the horizon, as there is a wealth of scholarships available for international students who want to get an MBA in the US. Many US schools have strived to make their classrooms more representative of the world: diversity is a priority, and they are prepared to pay for it. The following are some scholarships to explore.
Merit Scholarships offered by US B-Schools
A. Kelley Merit Fellowships @ Kelly's
B. Joel Dean Scholarhsip @ Virginia Darden School of Business
C. The Wallman Fellowhip @ University of Chicago's Booth School of Business
D. The forward focus MBA Scholarship @ Arizona's W.P. Carey School of Business
E. Global Fellowships @ Kelly's
Private Scholarships for International MBA Students
A. Forte Fellows
B. Consortium for Graduate Studies in Management
C. American Association of University Women
Government/institutional funded scholarships for international MBA students
A. Fullbright Foreign Student Program
B. OFID Scholarship Award
Loan assistance programs
A. Fuqua Loan Assistance Program
B. Columbia Business School Loan Assistance Program
C. NYU Stern Loan Assistance Program
The above list is not comprehensive and there maybe other ways to finance your International MBA. Read [Full Article] to get more information.