Scholarship Opportunities

Each year the Huntsman School awards several scholarships to full-time on-campus MBA students. These are highly competitive and require a completed application in order to be eligible. This means all letters of recommendation, transcripts, and GRE or GMAT scores must be received by the MBA admissions office. The deadline for Fall 2015 scholarships is 15 February 2015.

There are also a number of endowed scholarships listed below. Please note the various dates attached to each scholarship below. Also note that a student must be first admitted before applying for the scholarships listed below.

*For the most current information about USU scholarships please visit the School of Graduate Studies webpage: Scholarships.

Available Scholarships

JUDITH JOHNSON SCHOLARSHIP

This is given to a student with a finance major, Master of Business Administration student, or Master of Accounting student who has a desire to work in capital markets or in the financial planning arena. Student must have a minimum 3.4 GPA, demonstrated financial need, and personal integrity.

TYLER AND MARCE OLSEN SCHOLARSHIP

This is given to two graduate students with exceptional educational credentials, demonstrated business potential, and a genuine need for financial assistance.

MORRIS H. AND LOREE M. WRIGHT MBA FELLOWSHIP

Scholarships covering the resident portion of tuition are available each semester on a competitive basis through the departments. The criteria are the same as for the Presidential Fellowships. Awardees must be full-time matriculated students and must maintain a 3.0 or higher GPA.

IN-STATE TUITION NOMINATION SCHOLARSHIPS

These scholarships are awarded each year to outstanding graduate students who face serious financial difficulties in attending USU. College deans are responsible for nominating, by approximately April 15, candidates for the following school year.

THE SEELY-HINCKLEY SCHOLARSHIP

These scholarships are awarded each year to outstanding graduate students who face serious financial difficulties in attending USU. College deans are responsible for nominating, by approximately April 15, candidates for the following school year.

US ARMY ROTC SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship covers 100% tuition and fees or room and board. Additionally, there is an $8550 total stipend (paid monthly) and $2400 education related expenses (per semester) stipend. For more information, contact LTC Greg Stuar, 435.797.7682 or greg.stuart@usu.edu.

THE NATIONAL SOCIETY OF HISPANIC MBAS (NSHMBA)

This scholarship provides eligible part-time and full-time students who are pursuing an MBA or equivalent, scholarships ranging from $2,500 - $10,000. For information about this scholarship, please download the flyer.

OTHER SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

There are also several off-campus websites that offer competitive scholarships. A few of them are listed below:

ASSISTANTSHIPS

A limited number of graduate assistantships are available in the Huntsman School of Business. Most are 10 hours per week. For the most current information please refer to the USU School of Graduate Studies website: Assistantships.

FELLOWSHIPS

In order to be considered, students must submit a completed application along with a recommendation letter from the department head. For the most current information please refer to the USU School of Graduate Studies website: Fellowships.

Presidential Fellowships

The Presidential Fellowship includes a stipend for the academic year and a waiver of the nonresident portion of tuition. Criteria include a 3.50 GPA and quantitative and verbal GRE scores at the 70th percentile or above.

Martin Luther King Fellowships

The School of Graduate Studies is proud to continue offering the Martin Luther King Fellowships for African American graduate students. Two $7,000 awards for the 2012-13 academic year will be available. Please note that the deadline for this fellowship is 1 April. African American students meeting the following criteria are encouraged to apply:

  • Accepted to a graduate program as a matriculated student, with matching departmental financial support (minimum $1,000)
  • 3.0 GPA and GRE scores at the 40th percentile
  • Priority given to new students