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Apply by Round 3 for scholarship, fellowship, and other award priority consideration.

International students receive full consideration for Graduate School of Management scholarships, fellowships and assistantships. Those who need educational loan assistance must have a U.S. co-signer.

MSBA Awards: Dean’s Fellowships and MSBA Scholarships (up to $12,000)

The Graduate School of Management offers limited awards based on merit. Factored into consideration are leadership experience, as well as academic and professional accomplishments. The Admissions Committee considers candidates for these awards at the time of admission.  No separate scholarship application is required. 

UC and CSU Alumni Grant (up to $5,000)

The UC and CSU Alumni Fellowship is for applicants who have received their undergraduate from a University of California or California State University campus.

Employer Match (up to $11,000)

We recognize the benefits but also challenges of working while being a student. This scholarship helps support candidates who plan to work while in the program and are partially or fully sponsored by their employer. The MSBA program will match employer sponsorship up to $11,000. 

Email documentation/proof of employer support to gsm-msba-admissions@ucdavis.edu.

Military Service Award (up to $6,000)

The Graduate School of Management (GSM) supports members of the U.S. armed forces as they make a transition to the civilian workforce or return to service.

The program has committed to awarding up to $6,000 for tuition expenses not covered by the Post-9/11 GI Bill to up to two eligible MSBA students.

Working Professional Grant (up to $5,000)

Students who are currently working while studying bring an additional depth of perspectives to enhance the learning environment. This grant is designed for candidates who are working at the time of application and will continue with their current employer in a 50 percent capacity or greater during the program. This scholarship also is designed for working professionals who are not receiving employer support. Your office should be located within 100 miles of the UC Hastings campus.

Student Analyst Position (up to $9,750)

Student Analysts work closely with the executive and academic directors to create an engaging experience for students in the MSBA, today and over the years. In this role you will leverage data to work in initiatives related to student experience, program outreach, and market intelligence and analytics. Some executive assistantships are awarded at the time of admission, but all students will have an opportunity to apply for a position after matriculation.