Brandeis International Business School is committed to attracting highly qualified students from around the world. We demonstrate this commitment by offering generous merit-based scholarships to both domestic and international students in the MA, MBA, PhD, BA/MA and BA/MBA programs. Nearly one-third of incoming students receive a scholarship with awards ranging from $500 to full-tuition coverage 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
Recognize students of exceptional merit with partial- to full-tuition scholarships.
Regional Merit Scholarships
The Feld and Scharfman Scholarships
Recognize 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
ALPFA Merit Scholarship
Recognizes outstanding applicants 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.
NABA Merit Scholarship
Recognizes outstanding applicants 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 the Brandeis International Business School and to NABA. Professional experience, academic achievement, demonstrated leadership skills, extracurricular involvement and service to NABA are considered.
NBMBAA Merit Scholarship
Recognizes an outstanding U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident who is a member of the National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA). 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 NBMBAA. Professional experience, academic achievement, demonstrated leadership skills, extracurricular involvement and service to NBMBAA are considered.
NSHMBA Merit Scholarship
Recognizes an outstanding U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident who is of Hispanic heritage or who has demonstrated commitment to the Hispanic community. 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 the National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA).
Partner School Scholarship
Recognizes applicants attending one of our partner schools who apply 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.
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)
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-U.S. 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 U.S. Study
Funding for U.S. Study is an extensive database of scholarships, fellowships and grants organized and maintained by the Institute of International Education (IIE). Funding for U.S. 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) awards scholarships to individuals from World Bank member countries. These students then undertake graduate studies at universities renowned for their development research and teaching.
Organization of American States (OAS)
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.