MBA

MBA Scholarships

Students who are offered admission to the Darden School are automatically considered for a merit-based scholarship; there is no additional scholarship application. Scholarships are generally awarded in the amounts of one-third, one-half or full tuition based on a holistic review of the application for admission. Approximately 150 scholarship offers are made each year to qualified students.

It is recommended that applicants apply for admission by the earliest deadline to be considered for the largest pool of available of scholarships. Those selected for a scholarship will be notified at the time of admission.

Explore the links below for information about the variety of available scholarships:

First Year Scholarships

First Year merit-based scholarships are offered through alumni gifts and corporate endowments. These scholarships are renewable for the Second Year as long as the recipient maintains a 3.0 GPA or better.

Darden Merit Scholarships

(U.S. Citizens and International Students)

Full tuition, one-half tuition and one-third tuition scholarships. Selection is based on a holistic review of applicants' applications for admission.

Darden Jefferson Fellowships

(U.S. Citizens and International Students)

Up to two full cost-of-attendance fellowships including full tuition, living expenses, books, computer and a research stipend. The Fellowship was established by various alumni of the Darden School in partnership with the Jefferson Scholars Foundation to secure the most exceptional MBA candidates. Candidates interested in being considered for this Fellowship should possess superior intelligence and academic excellence, but must also demonstrate leadership, citizenship, integrity and honor. For further information, please visit the Darden Jefferson Fellowship or the Jefferson Scholars Foundation.

Batten Scholarships (up to 10 total awards)

(U.S. Citizens and International Students)

  • Batten Entrepreneurial Scholarships

    Full-tuition scholarships available to candidates who demonstrate experience in past entrepreneurial ventures, have an entrepreneurial spirit, strong leadership skills and a drive for innovation. Selected by faculty active in Entrepreneurship at Darden.
  • Batten Technology Scholarships

    Full-tuition scholarships designated for candidates who have demonstrated exemplary experience within the high-tech industries. These industries could include, but are not limited to, hardware, software, medical devices and communications. Selected by faculty within the Batten Institute.
  • Batten Innovation Scholarships

    Full-tuition scholarships designated for candidates who have been recognized as instrumental in implementing innovations along the value chain of various businesses. Innovation could occur in, but not be limited to, segments of larger business, such as engineers in manufacturing or research scientists in medical devices. Candidates should also indicate a desire to take leadership responsibility within innovative fields of business. Selected by faculty within the Batten Institute.

Batten Media Fellowship

(U.S. Citizens)

Full-tuition scholarship plus book and computer stipend available to a candidate engaged in a career at newspapers or in other news gathering organizations. The candidate must be a full-time editorial or media employee with at least three years of experience, possess a strong interest in creating and/or leading media organizations after receiving an MBA and be a U.S. citizen. A special application must be obtained from the Darden School Financial Aid Office and interviews will be conducted by the Director of Financial Aid and Vice President of Communications. Contact the Darden Financial Aid Office for the special application and to schedule an interview. To be considered for a Batten Media Fellowship, candidates must submit their application by Round 2, and all interviews completed prior to the Round 2 decision release date.

Stamps Family Charitable Foundation Fellowship

(U.S. Citizens and International Students)

Up to five full tuition fellowships will be awarded to exceptional students who exemplify leadership, perseverance, fellowship, service and innovation. Established by a partnership between the Stamps Foundation and the Darden Foundation, a limited number of students awarded half-tuition scholarships by the Darden School Scholarship Committee will be invited to compete for Stamps Foundation Fellowships. Each fellowship recipient will also be awarded a $5,000 enrichment fund to support research, conference attendance or participation on global business experiences.

Class of 1957 Charles C. Abbott Scholarship

(U.S. Citizens and International Students)

Awarded to students who bring diversity of work experience to the classroom from non-traditional work backgrounds.

Class of 1968 William E. Fisher Memorial Scholarship

(U.S. Citizens and International Students)

An endowed scholarship for students at the Darden School.

Class of 1972 Scholarship

(U.S. Citizens and International Students)

Established in 1987 by the Class of 1972, the Killgallon Family Foundation and the Ohio Art Company, for outstanding students at the Darden School.

DAAD Scholarship

(International Students)

The DAAD scholarship offers €15,400 for the first year at Darden plus a monthly payment to pay for living expenses for 9 months (until the end of the first year). The scholarship is renewable with the same amounts for second year, but one has to apply to get it renewed (including two letters of recommendation from Darden professors and a printout of the current grades). Two students are selected by DAAD and offered admission to the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration. Applications must be made separately to the DAAD Scholarship Program and Darden Admissions.

C. W. Darden Scholarships

(U.S. Citizens and International Students)

Established in 1981 for students at the Darden School.

Darden China Scholarship

(International Students)

This $6,000 scholarship is made possible through the gifts of Darden's Chinese alumni and Adjunct Professor, Larry Franklin. It is awarded to a top candidate from Greater China who is selected through the Darden China Scholarship Committee and the Darden First Year Scholarship Committee.

Darden India Fund

(International Students)

A student transition grant is offered by Darden Indian Alumni as well as other supporters to a single Indian National, accepted to the School, holding a current Indian passport and living in India at the time of application.

Darden-Israeli Student Transition Grant

(International Students)

Funded by Darden's Israeli alumni as well as other supporters, this unrestricted gift of approximately $3,000 is selectively awarded to a First Year MBA student who meets the criteria of the award. These criteria include one or more of the following:

  1. Israeli citizenship, preferably currently living in Israel;
  2. Prior education at an Israeli university;
  3. Service in the Israeli military; and
  4. Strong work experience, community service and other extracurricular activities, preferably in Israel or with an Israeli company/organization.

Students from Israel or of Israeli background (i.e., meeting one or more of the above criteria) are automatically considered for this award by the Darden's Financial Aid Office. For more information on this grant, please visit the Darden Israeli chapter website at www.dardenisrael.com.

Dean's Scholarship

(U.S. Citizens and International Students)

For students at the Darden School.

DuPont Scholarship

(U.S. Citizens and International Students)

For students at the Darden School.

Franklin Family Fellowship

(International Students)

This endowed scholarship was established in 2002 in honor of Dr. Carl Mason Franklin, University of Virginia Law 1948; Dr. Sterling C. Franklin, born in Charlottesville, Virginia; Dr. Laurence C. Franklin, who has been honored to teach at Darden as visiting faculty, and his wife, Wei-ching Kwong Franklin, who have lived and prospered in Hong Kong for more than twenty years. The Fellowship shall be for top First Year MBA students from the Asia Pacific Region as a demonstration of Darden’s commitment to international business studies.

Henry Wayne and Annie Griffin Lewis Scholarship

(U.S. Citizens and International Students)

An endowed scholarship established with a gift from Samuel A. Lewis, a former member of the Darden Foundation’s Board of Trustees, in honor of his parents.

Henry Clay Hofheimer II Fellowship

(U.S. Citizens)

A scholarship for candidates who are residents of Virginia or North Carolina and graduates of a Virginia or North Carolina college.

Indonesia Endowed Fellowship

(International Students)

This fellowship is used to increase the access for Indonesian students who might benefit most from the Darden experience, increase the global focus of the curriculum and elevate the quality of the student body. The fellowship will provide one full tuition scholarship for an Indonesian national. For more information on this scholarship, please visit the Darden MBA Scholarship for Indonesian Applicant site.

IRC International Scholarship

(International Students)

A full-tuition merit-based scholarship for an international student. It is available to students entering in even-numbered years.

Robert E. Lamb II Scholarships

(U.S. Citizens and International Students)

Endowed full tuition scholarships established by Robert E. Lamb II (MBA '70).

John Patterson Mast Memorial Scholarship

(U.S. Citizens)

Established in September 1988 by Mrs. Louise Gilmer Mast, in honor of her late husband, to fund scholarships for students who demonstrate financial need and were either born in or are current residents of one of twenty-two southwestern Virginia Counties: Bland, Buchanan, Carroll, Craig, Dickenson, Floyd, Franklin, Giles, Grayson, Henry, Lee, Montgomery, Patrick, Pulaski, Roanoke, Russell, Scott, Smyth, Tazewell, Washington, Wise and Wythe.

Marion M. and Samuel T. Pendleton Fellowship

(International Students)

A full-tuition fellowship awarded to worthy admitted candidates, who are citizens of Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, New Zealand or the United Kingdom including England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. The fellowship recipient will demonstrate high leadership and academic qualities and show a seriousness of purpose to serve his/her home country in the public or private sector. In the event that a qualified candidate worthy of receiving a full fellowship is not available from the limited geographic regions listed above, the Darden School First Year Scholarship Committee may broaden the pool of admitted candidates to be considered to include citizens of any country who were or are considered a part of the British Commonwealth.

D. W. and G. B. Richardson Scholarship

(U.S. Citizens)

Originally established in 1956 to honor Douglas W. and George B. Richardson. Candidate must be a Virginian.

William Richmond Scholarship

(U.S. Citizens and International Students)

For students at the Darden School who have demonstrated academic excellence and an interest in entrepreneurship.

Roger H. Sherman Scholarships

(U.S. Citizens and International Students)

An endowed fund established by Lucille H. Sherman as a memorial to her husband, Roger H. Sherman, for students who give promise of becoming outstanding citizens.

Sydney F. Small Memorial Fellowship

(U.S. Citizens and International Students)

An endowed scholarship fund established with income from a trust bequeathed by a former and dedicated supporter of the Darden School.

William Wooding Sihler Scholarship

(U.S. Citizens and International Students)

Established in 2000 by alumni of the Darden School in recognition of Professor Bill Sihler’s dedication to students and learning. Up to four Sihler Scholarships will be made without regard to need to candidates accepted for admission to the first year MBA Program, whose academic record is above average and who have demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit.

State Restricted - In-State-Only Scholarship

(U.S. Citizens)

For students at the Darden School. Candidate must be a Virginian.

James Su-Ting and Jeanette Wang Cheng Scholarship

(International Students)

Half tuition — This scholarship shall be used to attract the best and brightest students from East Asia to Darden by providing a two-year scholarship to First Year MBA students who have accepted admission to Darden. First preference shall be for students from Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Macau or Singapore. If these preferences cannot be met, then the scholarship may be awarded to a student from other East Asian countries.

Scholarships for International Students

First Year merit-based scholarships are offered through alumni gifts and corporate endowments. These scholarships are renewable for the Second Year as long as the recipient maintains a 3.0 GPA or better.

Darden Merit Scholarships

(U.S. Citizens and International Students)

Full tuition, one-half tuition and one-third tuition scholarships. Selection is based on a holistic review of applicants' applications for admission.

Darden Jefferson Fellowships

(U.S. Citizens and International Students)

Up to two full cost-of-attendance fellowships including full tuition, living expenses, books, computer and a research stipend. The Fellowship was established by various alumni of the Darden School in partnership with the Jefferson Scholars Foundation to secure the most exceptional MBA candidates. Candidates interested in being considered for this Fellowship should possess superior intelligence and academic excellence, but must also demonstrate leadership, citizenship, integrity and honor. For further information, please visit the Darden Jefferson Fellowship or the Jefferson Scholars Foundation.

Batten Scholarships (up to 10 total awards)

(U.S. Citizens and International Students)

  • Batten Entrepreneurial Scholarships

    Full-tuition scholarships available to candidates who demonstrate experience in past entrepreneurial ventures, have an entrepreneurial spirit, strong leadership skills and a drive for innovation. Selected by faculty active in Entrepreneurship at Darden.
  • Batten Technology Scholarships

    Full-tuition scholarships designated for candidates who have demonstrated exemplary experience within the high-tech industries. These industries could include, but are not limited to, hardware, software, medical devices and communications. Selected by faculty within the Batten Institute.
  • Batten Innovation Scholarships

    Full-tuition scholarships designated for candidates who have been recognized as instrumental in implementing innovations along the value chain of various businesses. Innovation could occur in, but not be limited to, segments of larger business, such as engineers in manufacturing or research scientists in medical devices. Candidates should also indicate a desire to take leadership responsibility within innovative fields of business. Selected by faculty within the Batten Institute.

Stamps Family Charitable Foundation Fellowship

(U.S. Citizens and International Students)

Up to five full tuition fellowships will be awarded to exceptional students who exemplify leadership, perseverance, fellowship, service and innovation. Established by a partnership between the Stamps Foundation and the Darden Foundation, a limited number of students awarded half-tuition scholarships by the Darden School Scholarship Committee will be invited to compete for Stamps Foundation Fellowships. Each fellowship recipient will also be awarded a $5,000 enrichment fund to support research, conference attendance or participation on global business experiences.

Class of 1957 Charles C. Abbott Scholarship

(U.S. Citizens and International Students)

Awarded to students who bring diversity of work experience to the classroom from non-traditional work backgrounds.

Class of 1968 William E. Fisher Memorial Scholarship

(U.S. Citizens and International Students)

An endowed scholarship for students at the Darden School.

Class of 1972 Scholarship

(U.S. Citizens and International Students)

Established in 1987 by the Class of 1972, the Killgallon Family Foundation and the Ohio Art Company, for outstanding students at the Darden School.

DAAD Scholarship

(International Students)

The DAAD scholarship offers €15,400 for the first year at Darden plus a monthly payment to pay for living expenses for 9 months (until the end of the first year). The scholarship is renewable with the same amounts for second year, but one has to apply to get it renewed (including two letters of recommendation from Darden professors and a printout of the current grades). Two students are selected by DAAD and offered admission to the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration. Applications must be made separately to the DAAD Scholarship Program and Darden Admissions.

C. W. Darden Scholarships

(U.S. Citizens and International Students)

Established in 1981 for students at the Darden School.

Darden China Scholarship

(International Students)

This $6,000 scholarship is made possible through the gifts of Darden's Chinese alumni and Adjunct Professor, Larry Franklin. It is awarded to a top candidate from Greater China who is selected through the Darden China Scholarship Committee and the Darden First Year Scholarship Committee.

Darden India Fund

(International Students)

A student transition grant is offered by Darden Indian Alumni as well as other supporters to a single Indian National, accepted to the School, holding a current Indian passport and living in India at the time of application.

Darden-Israeli Student Transition Grant

(International Students)

Funded by Darden's Israeli alumni as well as other supporters, this unrestricted gift of approximately $3,000 is selectively awarded to a First Year MBA student who meets the criteria of the award. These criteria include one or more of the following:

  1. Israeli citizenship, preferably currently living in Israel;
  2. Prior education at an Israeli university;
  3. Service in the Israeli military; and
  4. Strong work experience, community service and other extracurricular activities, preferably in Israel or with an Israeli company/organization.

Students from Israel or of Israeli background (i.e., meeting one or more of the above criteria) are automatically considered for this award by the Darden's Financial Aid Office. For more information on this grant, please visit the Darden Israeli chapter website at www.dardenisrael.com.

Dean's Scholarship

(U.S. Citizens and International Students)

For students at the Darden School.

DuPont Scholarship

(U.S. Citizens and International Students)

For students at the Darden School.

Franklin Family Fellowship

(International Students)

This endowed scholarship was established in 2002 in honor of Dr. Carl Mason Franklin, University of Virginia Law 1948; Dr. Sterling C. Franklin, born in Charlottesville, Virginia; Dr. Laurence C. Franklin, who has been honored to teach at Darden as visiting faculty, and his wife, Wei-ching Kwong Franklin, who have lived and prospered in Hong Kong for more than twenty years. The Fellowship shall be for top First Year MBA students from the Asia Pacific Region as a demonstration of Darden’s commitment to international business studies.

Henry Wayne and Annie Griffin Lewis Scholarship

(U.S. Citizens and International Students)

An endowed scholarship established with a gift from Samuel A. Lewis, a former member of the Darden Foundation’s Board of Trustees, in honor of his parents.

Indonesia Endowed Fellowship

(International Students)

This fellowship is used to increase the access for Indonesian students who might benefit most from the Darden experience, increase the global focus of the curriculum and elevate the quality of the student body. The fellowship will provide one full tuition scholarship for an Indonesian national. For more information on this scholarship, please visit the Darden MBA Scholarship for Indonesian Applicant site.

IRC International Scholarship

(International Students)

A full-tuition merit-based scholarship for an international student. It is available to students entering in even-numbered years.

Robert E. Lamb II Scholarships

(U.S. Citizens and International Students)

Endowed full tuition scholarships established by Robert E. Lamb II (MBA '70).

Marion M. and Samuel T. Pendleton Fellowship

(International Students)

A full-tuition fellowship awarded to worthy admitted candidates, who are citizens of Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, New Zealand or the United Kingdom including England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. The fellowship recipient will demonstrate high leadership and academic qualities and show a seriousness of purpose to serve his/her home country in the public or private sector. In the event that a qualified candidate worthy of receiving a full fellowship is not available from the limited geographic regions listed above, the Darden School First Year Scholarship Committee may broaden the pool of admitted candidates to be considered to include citizens of any country who were or are considered a part of the British Commonwealth.

William Richmond Scholarship

(U.S. Citizens and International Students)

For students at the Darden School who have demonstrated academic excellence and an interest in entrepreneurship.

Roger H. Sherman Scholarships

(U.S. Citizens and International Students)

An endowed fund established by Lucille H. Sherman as a memorial to her husband, Roger H. Sherman, for students who give promise of becoming outstanding citizens.

Sydney F. Small Memorial Fellowship

(U.S. Citizens and International Students)

An endowed scholarship fund established with income from a trust bequeathed by a former and dedicated supporter of the Darden School.

William Wooding Sihler Scholarship

(U.S. Citizens and International Students)

Established in 2000 by alumni of the Darden School in recognition of Professor Bill Sihler’s dedication to students and learning. Up to four Sihler Scholarships will be made without regard to need to candidates accepted for admission to the first year MBA Program, whose academic record is above average and who have demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit.

James Su-Ting and Jeanette Wang Cheng Scholarship

(International Students)

Half tuition — This scholarship shall be used to attract the best and brightest students from East Asia to Darden by providing a two-year scholarship to First Year MBA students who have accepted admission to Darden. First preference shall be for students from Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Macau or Singapore. If these preferences cannot be met, then the scholarship may be awarded to a student from other East Asian countries.

Scholarships for Underrepresented Students

In addition to the previously listed First Year scholarships, all underrepresented students who are offered admission and are U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents will also be considered automatically for scholarships and fellowships administered by the Darden School Foundation and awarded by the Darden School Foundation Scholarship Committee.

The Darden School Foundation is an independent, nonprofit, tax-exempt corporation that supports the University of Virginia Darden School of Business. Information on scholarships, fellowships and designations awarded outside of the Foundation are also listed here.

Darden School Foundation Scholarships

Class of 1975 Marianne Quattrocchi Memorial Scholarship

In 1985 members of the Class of 1975 established the Class of 1975 Marianne Quattrocchi Memorial Scholarship in memory of their classmate. This scholarship was created to attract female candidates to Darden who otherwise might not attend.

Consortium Fellowships

The mission of the Consortium for Graduate Study in Management, an alliance of leading American business schools and some of our country’s top corporations, is to reduce the underrepresentation of African Americans, Hispanic Americans and Native Americans in MBA programs and the ranks of management. Qualified U.S. citizens and U.S. permanent residents who can demonstrate a commitment to the Consortium’s mission and can best assist the Consortium in pursuing this mission should apply. Candidates who apply to Darden through the Consortium and are admitted compete for full tuition fellowships. The Darden School Foundation Scholarship Committee awards several fellowships each year.

For more information and application materials visit www.cgsm.org.

El Paso Corporation Diversity Scholarship

The El Paso Corporation Diversity Scholarship was established in 1996 and is awarded to an incoming first-year M.B.A. student who is a citizen or permanent resident of the United States. The student must be a member of a population group that is underrepresented in M.B.A. programs and the business community. Underrepresented individuals include those who are first- generation college students. The scholarship is awarded based on overall merit, academic achievement, character, leadership ability, and verified financial need.

Charles J. Lewis Scholarship

Lemuel E. Lewis established this scholarship in 1985 in memory of his father, Charles J. Lewis. Lemuel is a Darden alumnus, former member of the Board of Visitors of the University of Virginia, former Darden School Foundation Trustee, and a former member of the Board of Managers of the University of Virginia Alumni Association. An anonymous donor enhanced this scholarship out of gratitude to Josh Darden and Lemuel Lewis, both former members of the University of Virginia’s Board of Visitors. The scholarship is awarded to minority students from Virginia.

John Powell Scholarship

John Powell (M.B.A. '82) established the John Powell Scholarship to provide need-based support to underrepresented students who have an interest in wealth creation and entrepreneurship.

John L. Snook, Jr. Minority Scholarship

Family and friends of John L. Snook, Jr. established this scholarship in 1989 to honor the former Darden professor. While at Darden, John taught Human Resource Management and Management of Nonprofit Organizations. He also originated and directed the Darden School LEAD program, a summer session in graduate business education for minority teenagers. The scholarship is awarded to minority students with an interest in the non-profit sector.

Marietta and Sherwood Frey Scholarship

The Marietta and Sherwood Frey Scholarship was established in 2007 by Carroll M. Warfield (Class of 1981). The award was established to honor Darden professor Sherwood Frey and his wife, Marietta, and to provide financial support to African American students who, as a result of the opportunities afforded them by their education at the Darden School, show promise and commitment to being role models for future generations of African American leaders.

Other Scholarships/Fellowships

The Robert Toigo Foundation

The Robert Toigo Foundation is a premier organization supporting the ongoing advancement, leadership and contribution of exceptional minority graduate business degree students and alumni interested in pursuing careers in finance. The Toigo Fellowship encompasses a comprehensive leadership development program (APEx) that includes professional mentoring and coaching, a merit-based award, networking opportunities and personalized job/career support throughout business school and beyond.

All prospective MBA students who are interested in pursuing a career in finance and are of African American, Hispanic, Native American/Alaskan Native and/or Asian/Pacific Islander descent, are welcome to apply.

To learn more about the Foundation and to apply for the Fellowship, please visit: www.toigofoundation.org.

Point Foundation

Point Foundation provides financial support, mentoring, leadership training and hope to meritorious students who are marginalized due to sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

To learn more about the Foundation and to apply for a scholarship, please visit the Point Foundation website.

Forte Foundation Fellows

All women who receive a merit based scholarship from Darden are also designated as Forte Fellows. In addition to the financial support provided by Darden, fellows gain exposure to leading companies in the Forté network. You also gain an immediate network of peers in your fellow fellows that extends beyond your business school. To see additional ways you will benefit visit Forté.

NSHMBA Scholars

Students of Hispanic heritage or students with a demonstrated commitment to the Hispanic community who have been admitted to Darden may be named a NSHMBA Scholar. Scholars receive:

  • A complimentary full conference registration, which includes all meals functions, for the NSHMBA Annual Conference & Career Expo during their award year (Each student must volunteer at conference a total of four (4) hours in order to receive this complimentary registration.)
  • Each student recipient(s) also receives a special invitation to the scholarship luncheon during conference which honors and recognizes our scholarship recipients
  • Recognition on the NSHMBA website and other materials as a University Partnership Program scholar
  • Connection with local NSHMBA Chapter(s)
  • Complimentary student membership during award year (if student is not already a member)

Scholarships for U.S. Military Veterans

Fowler ScholarshipCol. James L. Fowler USMC Scholarship Fund

A full-tuition scholarship for a student with honorable U.S. military experience; preference will be given to a member or veteran of the United States Marine Corps (USMC) or the United States Marine Corps Reserves.

John and Mary Kay Strangfeld Scholarship

A half-tuition scholarship for a student with honorable U.S. military experience.

G. Gilmer Minor III Military Scholarship

A one-third tuition scholarship for a student with honorable U.S. military experience.

Yellow Ribbon Scholarships

$5,000 scholarships for recipients of veterans benefits who are also qualified by the VA for the Yellow Ribbon Program but are unable to qualify for in-state status for tuition purposes. This scholarship makes up the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition and fees. Visit the Darden Veterans Benefits page for more information about veterans benefits at Darden.

Second Year Scholarships

There are several merit-based scholarships available to rising Second Year students based on a competitive application process that considers First Year academic performance in the top 20 percent of the class, and service to the Darden, University and Charlottesville communities.

Class of 1962 Reynolds C. “Bucky” Siersema Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1986 by members of the Class of 1962 at their twenty-fifth reunion, the scholarship is awarded to outstanding second year students.

Class of 1967 Scholarship

Established in 1986 by the Class of 1967 at their twentieth reunion. The scholarship is awarded to outstanding second year students.

Class of 1970 Everard Meade Fund for Creativity

Established by the Class of 1970 in recognition of Everard Meade, the endowment provides scholarships to second year MBA students who have exemplified qualities of creative leadership and management and have demonstrated need. Additionally, the endowment allows for the designation of a national business figure to receive the Meade Award for Creative Management annually.

Class of 1972 Twentieth Reunion Scholarship

Established in 1992 by the Class of 1972 as their twentieth reunion gift and is awarded to outstanding students.

Class of 1974 Fred Richardson Scholarship

An endowed scholarship established by the Class of 1974 in memory of a true gentleman, Fred Richardson, a retired member of the Darden School faculty. The scholarship is awarded with preference to students with hearing or physical impairments.

Class of 1977 Scholarship

Established by the Class of 1977, this endowed scholarship is awarded annually to a second-year student.

Class of 1982 Scholarship

Established in 1987 by the Class of 1982, this endowed scholarship is awarded annually to a second-year student.

Class of 1999 Kevin Bewley Memorial Scholarship

Established by members of the Class of 1999, together with the Bewley family, in honor of Kevin Bewley, a classmate who died during his Second Year at Darden. This award recognizes a student who, like Kevin, has exhibited a strong commitment to the Darden and Charlottesville communities through a demonstrated record of leadership, service and social action during his or her First Year at Darden.

Cold Call Chronicle Scholarship

Established in 2007, this scholarship is awarded to a rising second year student who has contributed the most to the school through his/her work with the Chronicle.

Daniel Kerr Stewart Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in honor of Daniel Kerr Stewart by a generous gift of Jonathan Bryan III and C. M. Tribble of Richmond, Virginia. This fund is for second year students who have demonstrated academic excellence in their first year.

Ernest and Patricia Wuliger Scholarship

Established in 1986 by the friends and family or Ernest & Patricia Wuliger in honor of Ernest’s 65th birthday. This scholarship is designated for students who show promise of significant achievement and demonstrated financial need.

Established in 1986 by the friends and family or Ernest & Patricia Wuliger in honor of Ernest’s 65th birthday. This scholarship is designated for students who show promise of significant achievement and demonstrated financial need.

Kenneth Nahigian Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1981 by family, alumni and friends of Ken Nahigian (Class of 1967) as a memorial. The scholarship is awarded to second year Darden students of outstanding caliber and promise as well as demonstrated financial need.

Thomas G. Labrecque Ethics Scholarship

Established by the Labrecque family to honor the career of Thomas G. Labrecque, who, throughout his career and life, emphasized the importance of ethics and leadership. This scholarship is awarded to a rising second year student who has demonstrated a commitment to ethics in business leadership through experiences previous to Darden, performance in the Darden first year ethics course, and leadership in the Darden community.

Class of 1986 Peter J. Niehaus Scholarship

Established by the Class of 1986 to honor their Darden classmate who died during spring break of their Second Year. This scholarship is intended to support a true financial need and “honor a member of the Second Year class who, throughout his or her first year, was distinguished by an ability to promote a supportive, relaxed and amiable atmosphere at the Darden School while still achieving excellence.”

Thomas I. Storrs Scholarship

Established by the North Carolina National Bank in honor of Thomas I. Storrs, one-year awards will be given to students who, like Thomas Storrs, exhibit the qualities of scholarship and leadership that will make them both effective business people and humanitarians.

Morton G. Thalhimer Fellowship

Established by the Neighborhood Theatre, Inc. and numerous associates of Morton G. Thalhimer, the fellowship is awarded for the encouragement and assistance of a second-year student whose attitude exemplifies outstanding qualities of personal character and integrity - qualities so respected and exemplified by the man for whom the fellowship is named.

The Turner Family Scholarship

Established by the Turner Foundation, the scholarship is awarded to a second year student who has shown strong academic achievement regardless of financial need. Preference is given to students with an interest in financial services.

University of Virginia Scholarships

The Serpentine Society Scholarships

The Serpentine Society provides scholarships for students who have an interest in studying LGBT-related topics or who face economic challenges as a result of their sexual orientation or gender identity. Visit the Serpentine Society website for more information.

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