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EMBA Scholarships

Student perspective

*Schedules may vary for immersions and some elective choices.

At Berkeley-Haas, we know the value of bringing a wide variety of perspectives to the table. That’s why we build each class to include a highly diverse set of professional experiences.

And it’s why we provide fellowship funding that recognizes merit and industry uniqueness, and that makes an EMBA for nonprofit or public service professionals that much more accessible.

Executive MBA Fellowship

The Executive MBA Fellowship consists of a limited number of scholarships of $10,000 to $20,000 each. These EMBA scholarships are awarded to exceptional students after admission, based on various criteria, including:

  • Outstanding merit
  • Industry or function uniqueness brought to the incoming class
  • Employment in the nonprofit or public service sectors.

Past recipients of the fellowship have worked for companies such as UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, Warner Brothers, Oakland’s youth-oriented Destiny Arts Center, and Union-Pacific Railroad.

Applying for an Executive MBA Fellowship

Upon your offer of admission, you will receive a link to access to the fellowship submission form. To help you prepare in advance, please review the fellowship essay prompt below:

EMBA Fellowship Application Essay Prompt

In the Berkeley MBA for Executives Program, we strive to assemble a diverse student body. The Executive MBA Fellowships assist us in this mission by recognizing exceptional admitted students who come from diverse backgrounds -- whether that be working in a unique industry or function; having lived and/or worked in other countries; coming from a geography outside of the Bay Area; and/or offering special skills or interests. We also highly value those who have dedicated their careers to the non-profit or public service sectors. Please help us understand how your background would offer a unique perspective to your fellow students. (300 words or fewer)

Other Scholarships

In addition to these Executive MBA Fellowships, the Haas Financial Aid Office also maintains a list of outside scholarships available to most MBA students.

If you are an International Student you may find assistance through the Institution of International Education at