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Scholarships for Full-time MBA Students - U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents, and International

Students admitted into the Full-Time MBA program are considered for scholarships at the time of application and are notified upon admission.

  • No separate application is required.
  • Awards are based on academic ability, professional and personal achievements, and potential to contribute to our community.
  • Scholarships range from $5,000 to full tuition.

The Ross Financial Aid office also posts various specific scholarship opportunities throughout the year. Many of the scholarships are need based.  Ross MBA students (U.S. citizens and permanent residents) are encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at to be considered for all scholarships. Target email notifications will be sent to students when scholarship opportunities are available.

In addition to these general scholarships, Ross also offers scholarships for admitted students interested in specific areas:

The Tauber Institute for Global Operations offers a number of scholarships to students in their program.

  • No separate application is required (although students must be admitted to these programs).
  • All students are considered for scholarship awards.
  • Award recipients are notified of selection after they have been admitted into the program.

The Frederick A and Barbara M. Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise offers various funding opportunities.

  • For recruitment scholarships, applicants may apply once they have been admitted to either Ross or the School of Natural Resources and Environment, and have submitted a complete application to the other school.  Award notifications are usually made within one month of the application date. 


MBA Ross Scholarships that Require Application

Please carefully read scholarships criteria and requirements before applying. Please also note the application’s due dates.

2020 - 2021 MBA1 - J. Ira Harris scholarship - CLOSED

  • Announcement 
  • J. Ira Harris application 
  • Application closes on Tuesday September 8, 2020 at 8:00 am (EST). No late applications will be accepted.

2020 - 2021 MBA2 - Alumni Board of Governors Scholarship (ABOG) - OPEN

2019 - 2020 All MBA - Robert A. and Iris J. Center Scholarship - CLOSED

  • Robert A. and Iris J. Center scholarship criteria, requirements and due date information
  • Robert A. and Iris J. Center application

2019 - 2020 All MBA - Ford Motor Blue Oval MBA scholarship - CLOSED

  • Ford Motor Blue Oval scholarship criteria, requirements and due date information
  • Ford Motor Blue Oval application

For additional information or questions regarding financial aid, please contact the Ross Financial Aid Office at:

The Ross School of Business Office of Financial Aid is a satellite office of the University of Michigan Office of Financial Aid.  Disclaimer.