The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management

The Consortium
Funder: Corporate Sponsors, Donations, Fees
Programme: Full-time, Part-time, or Executive MBA
Study in: USA
Number of Awards: open
Next Deadline: opens in August

Target Group:  African American, Hispanic Americans, and other minority Americans.

Scholarship value:
The Consortium is one of the largest sources of MBA fellowships for minority Americans, typically giving out hundreds of awards per year. Its mission is to promote diversity and inclusion in American business. 70 percent of those admitted typically receive financial support. Each year, hundreds receive awards of full tuition and mandatory fees.

Additional Fellow Benefits:

  • Network with 80 corporate partners
  • Network with 6,800 Consortium alumni
  • Streamlined application process to in-network schools
  • Potential to save money on application fees

Eligibility/Selection Criteria: 
The following are guidelines used by admissions directors to select admitted MBA candidates to the Consortium:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Those who can promote diversity in community or workplace
  • Entirely on academic and extracurricular merit

Participating Schools:

Haas School of Business
UCLA Anderson School of Management
Tepper School of Business
Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School
Tuck School of Business
Goizueta Business School
McDonough School of Business
Kelley School of Business
Ross School of Business
Stern School of Business
Kenan-Flagler Business School
Simon Business School
Marshall School of Business
McCombs School of Business
Darden School of Business
Olin Business School
Wisconsin School of Business
Yale School of Management

Application instructions:
A separate application is required for inclusion into the Consortium. Typically, an application needs to be submitted first through the Consortium, wherein you’ll select up to six school. If you are admitted to any of the schools, the next step would be for the Consortium to decide on your inclusion to their group as well as the granting of any fellowship. Apply online here: Link

Application Deadline:
→ Early Deadline : 15 October 2015
→ Traditional Deadline : 5 January 2016

Website: The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management