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Student Fellowships and Awards
2013-2014 Scholarships

Friends and Alumni of the GSM have established several awards for our MBAs who excel inside the classroom and show great leadership and management potential.  The application deadline is Monday, February 24

Newberry Leadership Award for Class of 2014

Stephen G. And Shelley A. Newberry Distinguished Fellowship

For a student with a broad base of experience who possesses indicators that they will be a successful team leader in business.  The recipient may not be of the highest academic ranking, but demonstrates great potential for leadership.  Finalists will be invited for a mandatory, in-person interview with the Selection Committee on Wednesday, March 12 at Gallagher Hall.

The successful candidate will have a broad base of experience and indicators that he or she will be successful team leaders in business and who demonstrate great potential for leadership based on professional experience before the MBA and while at the Graduate School of Management.

The Newberry Distinguished Fellowship Award, the largest privately funded fellowship award at the Graduate School of Management, was established by Stephen and Shelley Newberry and his wife Shelley.  Mr. Newberry is Chairman of Lam Research Corporation.  Although this year’s award amount has not been finalized, last year’s award amount was $8,500.

To apply for this prestigious award, please submit to leadership@gsm.ucdavis.edu by February 24:

  1. A copy of your current résumé.
  2. A list of leadership positions you have held.
  3. A 500-word essay answering this question:  How do you define leadership and how have you practiced leadership in your professional life?  Please include specific examples.

Open to Full-Time MBA Students in the Class of 2014

DONOR AWARDS: Amounts vary but range from  $600 to $9,400

To apply for any of these awards, please submit to leadership@gsm.ucdavis.edu by February 24:

  1. A copy of your current résumé.
  2. An essay describing your involvement with the GSM and the effect you have had on the GSM community as a student.  To be considered for the Atwood, Wine Industry, or Corbett awards, include a paragraph that describes how your career goals fit with the award criteria.

While these awards are open to all Full-time MBAs, the Scholarship Committee gives preference to students who are graduating this year.

William F. & Jean M. Allewelt Award for Management Students

Established by William and Jean Allewelt, this scholarship is one of the first endowed awards at the GSM and supports a Full-Time MBA student in good academic standing.

Open to Full-Time MBA Students

Brad Atwood Scholarship

Established by Virginia and Greg Kelsch to honor the pivotal role that Brad Atwood, former vice chancellor at UC Irvine, played in recognizing Virginia’s career potential. This scholarship supports and MBA student who plans to pursue a career or who has an interest in not-for-profit organizations and management.

Open to Full-Time MBA Students

California Wine Industry Management Education Award

Established to honor the strong partnership the California wine industry has with Professor and Dean Emeritus Robert Smiley, this fellowships supports an outstanding MBA student who is interested in becoming a wine industry professional.

Open to Full-Time MBA Students

James R. & Georgia K. Corbett Fellowship for Student Entrepreneurs

Established by James and Georgia Corbett, passionate mentors and long-time supporters of the School, this fellowship supports an outstanding MBA student who is judged to have motivation, potential and passion for succeeding in the entrepreneurial world.

Open to Full-Time MBA Students

The Lam Research MBA Fellowship

Established by the Lam Research Corporation, this fellowship supports a Full-Time MBA student who is in good standing and also holds an undergraduate degree in engineering.

Open to Full-Time MBA Students

The Jerry Suran Fellowship

Established by GSM Senior Lecturer Emeritus Jerry Suran and his wife, Helen, these fellowships recognize and support students in good academic standing across the School’s three MBA programs.

Open to Full-Time, Sacramento, and Bay Area MBA Students

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