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Scholarships

Brandeis International Business School is committed to attracting highly qualified students from around the world.  We demonstrate this commitment by offering generous merit-based and need-based scholarships to both domestic and international students.  Nearly one-third of incoming students receive a scholarship and scholarship awards range from $500 to full-tuition per year.

Applicants are automatically considered for scholarships during the application process and will be notified of an award upon admission.  Please review the scholarships below to determine those for which you may be eligible.


Brandeis IBS Scholarships

Dean's Prize Scholarships  

Recognizes students of exceptional merit with partial to full-tuition scholarships.

American Leadership Awards  

Recognizes outstanding U.S. citizens and Permanent Residents with partial-tuition scholarships.

Global Leadership Awards  

Recognizes outstanding candidates of other nationalities with partial-tuition scholarships.

The Feld and Scharfman Scholarships  

Recognizes students with special accomplishments in business, finance and economics with partial-tuition scholarships.

Lubin Endowed Scholarship and Fellowship  

Recognizes students with a specific interest in economic, social or labor issues.

Brandeis Alumni Scholarship  
Recognizes outstanding Brandeis University alumni who are applying to our Master of Arts in International Economics and Finance (MA) or Master of Business Administration (MBA) program.  Eligible applicants receive merit scholarships in the amount of 25% of their tuition for the duration of their two-year MA or MBA program. 

ALPFA Merit Scholarship  

Recognizes outstanding applicants who are members of the Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA). The successful candidate will be chosen on the basis of his or her ability to make a significant contribution to both the Brandeis International Business School and to ALPFA. Professional experience, academic achievement, demonstrated leadership skills, extracurricular involvement and service to ALPFA will be considered.

NABA Merit Scholarship  

Recognizes outstanding applicants who are members of the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA). The successful candidate will be chosen on the basis of his or her ability to make a significant contribution to both the Brandeis International Business School and to NABA. Professional experience, academic achievement, demonstrated leadership skills, extracurricular involvement and service to NABA will be considered.

NBMBAA Merit Scholarship  

Recognizes an outstanding U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident who is a member of the National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA). The successful candidate will be chosen on the basis of his or her ability to make a significant contribution to both the Brandeis International Business School and to NBMBAA. Professional experience, academic achievement, demonstrated leadership skills, extracurricular involvement and service to NBMBAA will be considered.

NSHMBA Merit Scholarship  

Recognizes an outstanding U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident who is of Hispanic heritage or has demonstrated commitment to the Hispanic community. The successful candidate will be chosen on the basis of his or her ability to make a significant contribution to both the Brandeis International Business School and to the National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA).

Partner School Scholarship  

Recognizes applicants attending one of our partner schools who are applying to our Master of Arts in International Economics and Finance (MA) program. Eligible applicants receive merit scholarships in the amount of 25% to 75% of their tuition for the duration of their two-year MA program. Scholarship amounts vary based on the strength of the application.  Partner Schools include College of the Holy Cross, Connecticut College, Providence College, Saint Michael's College and Stonehill College. 

Women in Business Scholarship  

Recognizes outstanding female applicants who have majored in a business-related field.

Women in Economics Scholarship  

Recognizes outstanding female applicants who have majored in economics.

EMC/MSF Partner Scholarship  

Recognizes applicants from EMC who are applying to our Part-Time Master of Science in Finance (MSF) program. Eligible applicants receive merit scholarships to supplement the EMC tuition remission program equivalent to the total tuition cost of the Part-Time MSF program.

BGS Partner Scholarship  

Recognizes MBA or MA applicants who are members of Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS). Eligible applicants receive merit scholarships in the amount of 25% of their tuition for the duration of the MBA or MA program. Prospective applicants should indicate their Beta Gamma Sigma membership status on their applications to be considered for this scholarship and to receive an application fee waiver.


Other Scholarship Opportunities

Brandeis IBS prospective and current students may wish to explore these additional scholarship opportunities.

AMIDEAST Cyprus-America Scholarship Program (CASP)  
The Cyprus-America Scholarship Program (CASP) is a human resource development program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and administered on behalf of the Cyprus Fulbright Commission. CASP's mission is to assist in the economic and social development of Cyprus through higher education, short-term technical training, and bi-communal workshops. CASP works with both the Greek-Cypriot and Turkish-Cypriot communities in efforts to carry out this mission.
AMIDEAST Israeli-Arab Scholarship Program (IASP)  

In 1991, the U.S. Congress established the Israeli-Arab Scholarship Program (IASP) to provide educational opportunities for Israeli Arabs in the United States.  The program is sponsored by the United States Department of State and administered by AMIDEAST.  Since 1991, over fifty students have received grants for a maximum of two years of study at U.S. institutions.  Those interested in continuing their studies at the Ph.D. level seek teaching assistantships, research assistantships and other scholarships.

AMIDEAST Other Scholarship Programs  

AMIDEAST administers a number of private, institutional, and non-U.S. government scholarship programs for students and professionals from the Middle East and North Africa who look to study at U.S. universities. Our staff adapts program services to the specific requirements of each scholarship sponsor, providing one-on-one advising for students who are first adapting to study in the United States. 

Edmund S. Muskie Graduate Fellowship  

The Edmund S. Muskie Graduate Fellowship program provides the opportunity to for citizens of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan to pursue graduate level study in the United States. Students are free to study in fields ranging from business administration and economics to public administration, public health, and public policy.

The program provides full scholarships to participants, including university tuition, fees, room, board, health insurance, monthly stipend, book allowance, and international and domestic travel.

IIE Fulbright Program for Non-US Students  

The Fulbright Program strives, through international educational exchange, to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and of other countries.

Institute of International Study: Funding for US Study  

Funding for US Study is an extensive database of scholarships, fellowships and grants organized and maintained by the Institute of International Education (IIE).  Funding for US Study includes all types of funding programs, for all levels of post-secondary study, across the full range of academic areas.

Joint Japan/ World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP)  

The Joint Japan/ World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP) is in its 17th year, awarding scholarships to individuals from World Bank member countries. These students will then undertake graduate studies at universities renowned for their development research and teaching.

Organization of American States (OAS)   
In December 2001, the Organization of American States (OAS) signed a new partnership agreement with LASPAU to collaborate in increasing opportunities for graduate studies and research. The new partnership, formed to increase the numbers of grants available as well as to expand access to these grants, supports efforts to address priority development areas through academic exchange.
Open Society Institute, Soros Foundations Network  

The Open Society Institute (OSI) is a private, grant-based foundation in New York City that serves as the hub of the Soros foundations network, a global group of autonomous organizations in more than 50 countries. OSI and the network aim to promote open societies through efforts to shape government policy and support education, media, public health, and human and women's rights, as well as social, legal, and economic reform.  OSI initiatives award grants, scholarships, and fellowships throughout the year on a regular basis.