Brandeis IBS students can refer to the following list of external scholarship resources to help fund their studies. While the list is not comprehensive, it provides a foundation for students interested in exploring these opportunities. Click on the links below to take a closer look at the scholarships that interest you.
Graduate Merit Scholarship for Professional Organization Members
Graduate Merit Scholarship with the NBMBAA
Brandeis IBS awards the Graduate Merit Scholarship in conjunction with the National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA). The scholarship is granted to an outstanding student, who is either a US citizen or a permanent resident in the United States and a member of the NBMBAA. The successful candidate will be chosen on the basis of his or her ability to make a significant contribution both to the International Business School and to the National Black MBA Association. Work experience, academic achievement, demonstrated leadership skills, extra-curricular involvement, and their service to NBMBAA will all be evaluated in consideration for the award.
Graduate Merit Scholarship with the NSHMBA
Brandeis IBS awards the Graduate Merit Scholarship in conjunction with the National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA). The scholarship is granted to an outstanding student, who is either a US citizen or a permanent resident in the United States and a member of the NHBMBA. The successful candidate will be chosen on the basis of his or her ability to make a significant contribution both to Brandeis IBS and to the National Hispanic MBA Association. Work experience, academic achievement, demonstrated leadership skills, extra-curricular involvement, and their service to NHBMBA will all be evaluated in consideration for the award.
Scholarships are available through the ALPFA. ALPFA is the largest Latino association for business professionals and students with chapters nationwide and over 23,000 members. ALPFA is dedicated to enhancing opportunities for Latinos and building leadership and career skills.
National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. (NABA)
Since inception, the National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. (NABA) has provided more than $8 million in scholarship funds to deserving students preparing to enter various business professions. Through the generous contributions of individuals, groups, and organizations, NABA has offered between 40 - 70 national scholarships annually ranging from $1000 - $5,000.
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)
The U.S. Congress, in 1991, 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. Fields of study have ranged from family therapy and social work to law, linguistics, and political science. 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.
Banco de Credito, Peru
Loans are available to Peruvian students who are studying abroad from the Banco de Credito in Peru.
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.
Ford Foundation International Fellowships Program
The Ford Foundation International Fellowships Program (IFP) provides opportunities for advanced study for those individuals who seek to further development in their own countries, promote economic and social justice, and become leaders in their respective fields. In an effort to recruit Fellows from diverse backgrounds, IFP actively seeks candidates from social groups and communities that lack systematic access to higher education.
Global Student Loan
The Global Student Loan Corporation partners with financial institutions globally to provide loan programs that do not require a co-signer in the host country and meet students' special needs. In addition to covering tuition, the Global Student Loan provides funding for housing, travel, computers, insurance and communications.
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.
IIE Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program
Fellowships are granted to professional candidates who display a commitment to public service in a wide variety of fields in both the public and private sectors.
Institute of International Study: Funding for US Study
Funding for US Study Online 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.
LASPAU OAS-Placed Graduate Scholarship Program
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 OAS’ 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.