Darden offers numerous merit-based scholarships to aspiring MBA students — many made possible through the generosity of alumni and friends of the School. Most scholarships do not require an additional application, and admitted candidates are automatically considered. Some, such as the Jefferson Fellowships and Batten Scholars Programs, require supplemental a application. Explore the links below to learn more.
Awarded based on merit, each Darden Jefferson Fellow will receive full tuition, fees and living expenses.
Distinguished scholarships named for U.S. Founding Fathers James Madison and James Monroe.
Full- and partial-tuition scholarships for students who exhibit an entrepreneurial spirit, strong leadership skills and a drive for innovation.
The Batten Foundation Darden Worldwide Scholarship program gives every full-time MBA student a scholarship to cover the program fee for their first Darden Worldwide Course
U.S. citizens and permanent residents are eligible for these scholarships.
View the scholarships offered to international students at Darden.
Learn about scholarships offered to underrepresented populations in business, including women, domestic minorities, military veterans and more.
Darden is committed to creating an ecosystem in which women thrive. By awarding women's scholarships, Darden not only celebrates the next generation of female leaders but also creates a richer learning experience.
Several scholarships are offered to Second Year students based on merit and contributions to the Darden community.