Haas School of Business

Full-time MBA Financial Aid

Continuing Students

Additional criteria may be used to select the best recipient among qualified applicants. Factors such as the application questions, personal statements, and additional documents if applicable are some of those additional criteria. Please note that meeting the stated criteria does not mean you are guaranteed funds; rather, it means you are eligible for consideration.

Retaining Haas Scholarships

To retain larger Haas Scholarships for your second year, as itemized in your scholarship award notification, you are expected to maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) with a minimum grade-point average of 3.0. If your GPA falls below the minimum, you will be placed on academic probation and may become ineligible for the undisbursed portion of the scholarship. Additional criteria may be used to select the best recipient among qualified applicants including the application questions, personal statement, and additional documents if applicable. Please note that meeting the stated criteria does not mean you are guaranteed funds; rather, it means you are eligible for consideration.

Click here to access: The Haas Online Scholarship Application

(Current students can log-in using their Haas username and password.)

Hansoo Lee Fellowship

The Hansoo Lee Fellowship will provide a stipend and mentorship to help Berkeley-Haas MBA students pursue their venture full-time for their summer internship. MBA students will receive an award of $5,000, mentorship from Haas alums focused on entrepreneurship, and office space. Application deadline is April 7, 2015. Finalists will be contacted by the committee for an interview.

Please answer the following questions. Limit your response to 750 words.

  • Can all founders commit full-time to the startup for the entirety of the summer? If not, please explain.
  • What have you done this school year to prepare for an entrepreneurial career?
  • How far along are you with the company? Share any relevant milestones.
  • Finally, please provide the URL to a video, up to 2 minutes long, telling us about your company. (Productions value is not important)

DK Kim Fellowship

Provided by the generosity of The DK Kim Foundation. These $10,000 awards are to support international students pursuing a career with a social impact. Application deadline is April 7, 2015.

Required Personal Statement: Please demonstrate your proven ability to help the lives of individuals, communities, and the world. How will you continue along this path in your future career? In which sector and in which community do you plan to make an impact? Limit your response to 500 words.

Larson Fellowships

Provided through the generosity of Jack Larson. These are three $12,500 scholarships designed to assist entrepreneurs entering their second year of the Full-time MBA program. Please upload a resume to your application after hitting the submit button. Application deadline April 7, 2015.

Required Personal Statement: Please describe your career goals and entrepreneurial aspirations. Indicate how the fellowship will help you achieve your personal and professional goals. Limit response to 500 words.

Rashell Young Fellowship

The Rashell Young Fellowship is a $5,000 award for continuing students who will be working in a healthcare-focused internship supporting underserved communities. Please upload a resume to your application after hitting the submit button.

Required Personal Statement: Please Describe your target project including learning objectives, specific work you will perform, and a description of how the project relates to overall educational and career goals. Please limit your response to 500 words. Application deadline April 7, 2015.

Ray Miles Fellowship

Provided through the generosity of Ray Miles. This $1,500 scholarship is based on pursuing a career in Management of Organizations. Please upload a resume to your application after hitting the submit button.

Required personal statement: Please explain why you would be the best candidate. Why are you passionate about this field as a future career? What steps have you taken to achieve this goal? How have you contributed to Haas through other arenas in relation to the Management of Orgnaizations? Limit your response to 500 words. Application deadline April 7, 2015.

Haas Leadership Scholarships

These are $10,000 scholarships for exemplary leadership. Both breadth and depth of involvement at Haas will be considered. Application deadline May 14, 2015.

Required Personal Statement: Please detail your experience in leadership within the Haas community. How have you exemplified the defining principles? How will you represent Haas going forward next year and after graduation? Limit your response to 500 words.

Trione Fellowships

Provided through the generosity of Victor and Karen Trione. These are four $15,000 scholarships for students based on academic excellence and Entrepreneurship. This is defined by a number of factors such as Satisfactory Academic Progress for financial aid purposes as well as GPA. The decision date may be later as we will await the final spring 2015 grades for consideration. Application deadline May 14, 2015.

Required personal statement: Entrepreneurship is the creation, or innovation, of products and opportunities. What makes you an innovator, an entrepreneur? Please describe how your background and future goals make you the best fit for this fellowship. Limit your response to 500 words.

MBA/MPH Award

These are two $7,500 awards for continuing students enrolled in the MBA/MPH dual degree. This award is funded by the Kaiser, Starkweather and Trefethan Fellowships. Please upload a resume to your application after hitting the submit button. Application deadline May 14, 2015.

Required Personal Statement: Please detail your leadership experience and service activities at UC Berkeley. Limit your response to 500 words.

Investment Banking Fellowships

This fellowship for MBA students pursuing careers in investment banking includes an investment banking mentor and preference in finance electives. There is also a $5,000 award disbursed in the spring of the first year. Students maintain the benefits of the fellowship the second year after successfully completing an investment banking internship and remaining in good standing, academically and professionally. Please check out the Haas News Wire for a feature on the 2014 recipients.

Application deadline September 28, 2015. You will be asked to upload a resume after submitting the application online. Finalists will be contacted by the committee for an interview.

Please discuss the following and limit your response to 500 words:

  • What draws you to Investment Banking (IB) as your career goal
  • What experiences have prepared you to pursue an internship and career in IB
  • What you are doing to prepare further.
  • What particular coverage group, product group, and geographies you are most focused on and why
  • Which firms you are most focused on and why
  • Where you see yourself in 10 years

Investment Management Fellowships

This fellowship for MBA students pursuing careers in investment management includes an investment management mentor and preference in finance electives. There is also a $5,000 award disbursed in the spring of the first year. Students maintain the benefits of the fellowship the second year after successfully completing an investment management internship and remaining in good standing, academically and professionally. Please check out the Haas News Wire for a feature on the 2014 recipients.

Application deadline September 28, 2015. You will be asked to upload a resume after submitting the application online. Finalists will be contacted by the committee for an interview.

Please discuss the following and limit your response to 500 words:

  • What draws you to Investment Management (IM) as your career goal
  • What experiences have prepared you to pursue an internship and career in IM
  • What you are doing to prepare further
  • What particulars sectors (e.g. equities, fixed income, hedge funds, private banking/wealth management, endowment, pension management) and geographies you are most focused on and why
  • Which firms you are most focused on and why
  • Where you see yourself in 10 years

Entrepreneurial Finance Fellowships

This fellowship for MBA students pursuing careers in Entrepreneurial Finance includes a mentor and preference in finance electives. There is also a $5,000 award disbursed in the spring of the first year. Students maintain the benefits of the fellowship the second year after successfully completing an applicable internship and remaining in good standing, academically and professionally. Please check out the Haas News Wire for a feature on the 2014 recipients.

Application deadline September 28, 2015. You will be asked to upload a resume after submitting the application online. Finalists will be contacted by the committee for an interview.

Please discuss the following and limit your response to 500 words. For purposes of this Fellowship, we define Entrepreneurial Finance as career goals in FinTech, Finance roles at Startups, or VC/Impact Investing. :

  • What draws you to Entrepreneurial Finance (EF) as your career goal
  • What experiences have prepared you to pursue an internship and career in EF
  • What you are doing to prepare further
  • What particular role among these areas are you most focused on and why
  • What are your ideal summer internship and first job after graduation and why
  • Where you see yourself in 10 years

Yellow Ribbon Program

The Yellow Ribbon Program is a matching fund option for U.S. military veterans who served at least 36 months and qualify for 100% of the Post 9/11 GI Bill benefit. This scholarship does not require a personal statement. A copy of your Certificate of Eligibility (COE) is required, with an email request for participation in the Yellow Ribbon Program. The difference covered between CA Resident and Non-CA resident fees is approximately $2,547.

 

Funding Opportunities Administered by Other Departments

This is not an exhaustive list and each institute or center at Haas may have other opportunities. Refer to the applicable websites for the latest information.