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
Students who are offered admission to the Darden School are automatically considered for a merit-based scholarship. No separate application needed!
One of Darden's goals is to foster a globally-minded community that reflects the global business world. To ensure this, members of the Darden community have created scholarships specifically for international students.
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.
Darden is a community that thrives on the experiences of people from diverse backgrounds. To that end, our community has created a collection of scholarships specifically for underrepresented minority populations in the United States.
A Darden MBA coupled with military experience provides a competitive advantage in the business world. Darden is dedicated to the education of members of the United States Armed Forces. To prove this commitment, the Darden community has created a host of scholarships specifically for veterans and active duty military personnel.
People from diverse backgrounds are critical to the Darden experience. For this purpose, the Darden community has created the following scholarships specifically for students in the LGBTQ community.
The following scholarships are for students from or connected to specific regions of the United States.
Several scholarships are offered to Second Year students based on merit and contributions to the Darden community.