Merit Based Scholarships Applicants who are offered admission to the executive formats of Darden's MBA are automatically considered for merit-based scholarships; there is no additional scholarship application. Scholarship decisions are based on a holistic review of the application for admission and interview. It is recommended that applicants apply for admission by the earliest deadline to be considered for the largest pool of available of executive MBA scholarships.The amounts of scholarship awards for the executive MBA Classes of 2016 ranged from $5,000 to $25,000 with an average of $15,000.Darden Philippine Scholarship FundThis scholarship is funded through the generosity of Darden alumni. It is awarded to a top candidate from the Philippines or the Southeast Asia region. Questions regarding scholarships can be directed to the Darden Financial Aid Office at email@example.com.