Haas School of Business

Full-time MBA Financial Aid

Continuing Students

Retaining Haas Scholarships

To retain your Haas Scholarship for your second year, 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.

Click here to access: The Haas Online Scholarship Application


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 opens March 20, 2014 and the application deadline is April 10, 2014. Finalists will be contacted by the committee for an interview.

Required Personal Statement:

  • 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 10, 2014

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. Application deadline April 10, 2014.

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.

Haas Leadership Scholarships

These are $20,000 scholarships for exemplary leadership. Both breadth and depth of involvement at Haas will be considered with a preference for students who applied for scholarships but were not awarded any previously as well as those who are borrowing loans. Application deadline May 22, 2014.

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 - Decision date June 20, 2014

Provided through the generosity of Victor and Karen Trione. These are four $15,000 scholarships for students based on academic excellence. This is defined by a number of factors such as Satisfactory Academic Progress for financial aid purposes as well as GPA. Application deadline May 22, 2014. This scholarship does not require a personal statement. The decision date is slightly later as we will await the final spring 2014 grades for consideration.

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. Application deadline May 22, 2014

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

Required Personal Statement: Please describe your target project including learning objectives, specific work you will perform, description of how the project relates to overall educational and career goals, and a budget describing anticipated financial needs. Please limit your response to 500 words. Application deadline May 22, 2014

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.

Application deadline October 2, 2014. A resume is also required. 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 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.

Application deadline October 2, 2014. A resume is also required. 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 as your career goal
  • What experiences have prepared you to pursue an internship and career in IM
  • What you are doing to prepare 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
  • 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. It would cover the Nonresident tuition up to $12,245. This scholarship does not require a personal statement. A copy of your Certificate of Eligibility (COE) is also required.

 

 

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.