Brandeis International Business School

Scholarships & Financial Aid

About Scholarships & Financial Aid

Brandeis International Business School commits to supporting highly qualified students from the United States and around the world by offering generous merit-based scholarships to both domestic and international students as part of our holistic admissions review.

100% of admitted students are automatically considered for generous scholarships as part of the application process.

Scholarships

The criteria for our merit-based scholarship awards include leadership traits, academic achievement, personal background and graduate education focus. All domestic and international students are automatically considered for full- and partial-tuition scholarships and will be notified of any awards upon admission.

Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA) Scholarship

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

Beta Gamma Sigma Scholarship

Recognizes students in the MA, Accelerated MA, MBA, Accelerated MBA, MSBA and MSF programs who are members of Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS). Students should indicate their Beta Gamma Sigma membership status on their applications to be considered for this scholarship and to receive an application fee waiver.

Brandeis Alumni Scholarship

Recognizes outstanding Brandeis University alumni applying to one of our graduate programs.

Dean's Scholarship

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

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Scholarship (DEIS)

Recognizes outstanding U.S. citizens and U.S. Permanent Residents from historically underrepresented backgrounds, including first generation college students, with up to five full-tuition scholarships for our master’s programs.

Earle W. Kazis '55 Endowed Fellowship (Real Estate)

Recognizes students with an interest in the field of real estate.

Jolie Schwab '78 and David Hodes '77 Scholarship (Arts and Business)

Recognizes students in the MA, MSF and MSBA programs who have a demonstrated interest in the arts and the intention to pursue a career combining arts and business with partial- to full-tuition scholarships.

Lubin Endowed Scholarship (Economic, Social or Labor Issues)

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

Michael Jellinek Fellowship

Recognizes an outstanding student with Israeli citizenship who is currently residing in Israel.

Milton W. Feld Endowed Fellowship

Recognizes an outstanding MA program student.

National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) Scholarship

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

National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) Scholarship

Recognizes an outstanding U.S. citizen or permanent resident who is a member of the NBMBAA and is applying to our MBA program. Candidates are chosen for their potential to make a significant contribution to both Brandeis International Business School and the NBMBAA. Professional experience, academic achievement, demonstrated leadership skills, extracurricular involvement and service to NBMBAA are considered.

Paul F. Rosengard '80 Endowed Scholarship (Fashion or Apparel Industry)

Recognizes students who have demonstrated strong leadership skills and civic responsibility, and who are interested in careers in the wholesale or retail fashion apparel industry.

Peter Petri Global Fellowship

Recognizes students from three different continents each year. Successful candidates are chosen on the basis of their leadership, diversity and academic excellence.

POSSE Scholarship

Recognizes POSSE scholars with extraordinary academic and leadership potential.

Prospanica Scholarship

Recognizes two outstanding students who are of Hispanic heritage or who have demonstrated commitment to the Hispanic community, and are applying to a graduate program. Successful candidates are chosen on the basis of their ability to make a significant contribution to both Brandeis International Business School and Prospanica.

Rachel McCulloch Fellowship

Established in memory of distinguished Brandeis Professor Rachel McCulloch, this scholarship recognizes an outstanding graduate student with a partial-tuition scholarship.

Reaching Out LGBT Fellowship

Recognizes an outstanding MBA, MSBA or MA student who has demonstrated both academic success and LGBT community leadership.

Robert Sherman Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Recognizes outstanding student(s) with preference given to an individual who was raised in a single-parent household or who has endured extraordinary medical or financial circumstances.

Stephen J. Cloobeck '83 Endowed Fellowship (Entrepreneurship)

Recognizes a student with demonstrated motivation for success in international business, outstanding leadership ability, entrepreneurial acumen and potential to make important contributions to the world of global business.

Steven Bunson '82 Endowed Fellowship (Global Business Leadership)

Recognizes outstanding students who have demonstrated strong analytical abilities, an exceptional work ethic, a sense of personal responsibility and the potential to make important contributions to the global business field.

Steven F. Schiffman '80 Endowed Scholarship

Recognizes a master's student who has graduated from Brandeis University and who has demonstrated financial need. 

Syria Scholarship

Recognizes applicants from Syria who have been affected and displaced by the crisis in the region with partial- to full-tuition scholarships.

Toshizo Watanabe International Scholarship Program (TWISP)

Recognizes outstanding students from Japan who have studied, or are currently studying, at Keio University, Waseda University and other top-tier Japanese universities with which Brandeis has a partnership agreement. Recipients receive full tuition and a partial stipend for living expenses.

Volunteer Service Scholarship

Recognizes applicants who have had significant volunteer experience in an organization such as Peace Corps, AmeriCorps, Commonwealth Corps or Teach for America.

Women in Analytics Scholarship

Recognizes an outstanding female student who has majored in an analytics-related field.

Women in Business Scholarship

Recognizes an outstanding female student who has majored in a business-related field.

Women in Economics Scholarship

Recognizes an outstanding female student who has majored in economics.

Women in Finance Scholarship

Recognizes an outstanding female student who has majored in finance.

World Leader Scholarship

Recognizes outstanding students with partial-tuition scholarships.

Yellow Ribbon Scholarship

This award is a supplement to Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits and signifies Brandeis University's commitment to support veterans who are pursuing higher education. The Yellow Ribbon Program scholarship (including the VA match), combined with Brandeis scholarships, federal aid and other estimated financial assistance, cannot exceed the cost of attendance. Yellow Ribbon Program recipients must remain in good academic standing while receiving the award. Recipients will be eligible to receive the award in subsequent years, provided that Brandeis remains a participant in the Yellow Ribbon Program. Current or prospective students who have been offered admission are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Applicants must submit a copy of your certificate of eligibility from the VA to the Office of Student Financial Services.

Graduate Assistantships

Student working at a laptop.Graduate Assistantships award students up to $7,500 for 10 hours of on-campus work per week during each semester of their master’s program.

All master’s students are automatically considered for merit-based Graduate Assistantship positions and will be notified of any awards upon admission.

Financial Aid

Brandeis undergraduates may be eligible for financial grants based on demonstrated need. Students seeking need-based funding should review available education loan programs on the university’s Student Financial Services website.