Students enrolled in any of the three Berkeley MBA programs (Full-Time, Evening & Weekend, or Executive) are encouraged to consider a focus in finance. Finance is one of the general management fundamentals stressed in every MBA path, but it’s also a potential area of emphasis for your MBA curriculum. The introductory finance course is supplemented by recommended electives.
Read more about focusing on finance in the Full-Time MBA Program.
Scholarships, Grants, & Fellowships
CJ White Grant
The CJ White Grant is designed to provide assistance to deserving MBA students with a preference for students with career goals in investment banking. The grant ranges from half to full tuition-and-fees for two years of study. No separate application is needed. Recipients are selected by the Admissions Committee.
Investment Banking Fellowship
Supported by the CJ White endowment, the Investment Banking Fellowship is a $5,000 award for MBA students pursuing careers in investment banking. The fellowship includes an investment banking mentor and preference in finance electives. The award is disbursed in the spring of the first year. Another $5,000 may be awarded in fall of the second year if student successfully completes an investment banking internship and remains in good standing, academically and professionally. Students apply during fall of their first year in a competitive selection process.
The goal of the Chetkovich Career Center is to provide you with resources and opportunities to successfully match your skills and interests with an employer. The center's experienced staff provides you with a wide range of personalized services, including help with individual career planning, clarifying career directions, resume writing, and interview preparation. These services are available to MBA students focusing on Finance.