• 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.

    Below is a list of Darden scholarships specifically for women. No separate application is required!

    To learn more, connect with Admissions.

    Class of 1975 Marianne Quattrocchi Memorial Scholarship

    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.

    D.C. Women's Scholarship

    This fund was established in 2016 to award scholarships for female students at the Darden School from Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia.

    Recipients of the D.C. Women's Scholarship demonstrate merit based on a variety of factors, including exceptional academic performance, leadership, professional accomplishments, service and the ability to contribute to the diversity of the Darden community. 

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    Darden Women's Scholarship

    The Darden Women's Scholarship was established in 2015 to support scholarships for female students at the Darden School.

    Joel Dean Scholarship

    Established by the Joel Dean Foundation to support a female, underrepresented minority First Year Darden student who demonstrates financial need.

    Kelso Family Scholarship

    The Kelso Family Scholarship was established by David B. Kelso (MBA '82). This fund awards scholarships to female students at the Darden School.

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    Kirsti W. Goodwin Scholarship

    This fund was established by Kirsti W. Goodwin (MBA '02) to award scholarships to exceptionally qualified women at the Darden School.

    Nina Sandridge Powell Scholarship

    Established by William and Carolyn Piotrowski in memory of Mrs. Piotrowski's mother. The scholarship is awarded to female students who are residents of Virginia.