UC Davis MBA: Health Professions Scholarships

Preparing UC Davis Health leaders for the future

The Graduate School of Management has partnered with UC Davis Health to identify and cultivate the next generation of healthcare leaders at UC Davis. We welcome applications from both clinical and administrative professionals to our Sacramento and Bay Area Part-Time MBA programs.

These top-ranked MBA programs are designed for working professionals to advance their careers. The healthcare profession needs talented individuals like you. Transform your career, reach your leadership potential and help us continue to make UC Davis Health a leader for advancing health and well-being for people and patients in California and across the nation. 

This scholarship program is open to new students ONLY, applying to start the program in 2024.

Am I eligible? 

You could be selected to receive a scholarship if you meet the following criteria:

  • Work at UC Davis Health in a 75% FTE or higher career appointment.
  • Admitted to the UC Davis Part-Time MBA program for the upcoming academic year.
  • Strong academic background and potential.
  • Ability to enrich the management education of the MBA program.

Please note, if you are awarded the UC Davis MBA: Employee Scholarship, you are not eligible for the UC Davis MBA: Health Professions Scholarship.

How much are the scholarships?

If selected, you will receive between $4,500-$18,000 per academic year (renewable for one year) – up to $36,000 total. The award amounts are the same for either Part-Time MBA program and are based on your demonstrated academic, management and leadership potential.

Read more about Bay Area MBA program costs and Sacramento MBA program costs.

How do I apply?

  1. Start your application. 
  2. In the application, under “Program Information”, select your UC Davis Affiliation: UC Davis Health
  3. Then, in the application under “Supplemental Materials”, upload these required scholarship documents:
    • 1-2-page essay on your current and future contribution to the healthcare profession at UC Davis Health, and how as an employee you would contribute to the richness of the UC Davis MBA learning environment.
    • A letter of endorsement from your current UC Davis direct manager. (Scholarship Committee will consider the letter of recommendation submitted with your MBA application, if it was from your direct UC Davis manager).
  4. Submit your application.