Darden strives to be among the world's most accessible business schools. Scholarships for talented students from all parts of the globe and walks of life help Darden create an inclusive and diverse community that is critical to the School’s mission.
Over the past five years, the number and range of scholarships Darden offers have risen significantly as a priority of Darden’s capital campaign Powered by Purpose.
Darden has a robust portfolio of merit scholarships. Consideration for merit scholarships takes place during the admissions process after your complete application has been submitted. No additional application is required. A variety of metrics and factors including academic ability, professional and personal achievements and potential to contribute to the community are considered. Selected candidates are notified at the time of admission decision release if a scholarship has been awarded. These scholarships, which range from a modest stipend to full tuition and fees, seek to recognize a recipient’s experience while investing in his or her future.
In addition to Darden’s wide range of merit scholarships, we also encourage you to explore the scholarships opportunities below.
- Competitive Darden Scholarships recognize leadership talent and high promise in various areas and may require a supplemental process.
- External Partner Organization Scholarships are offered by external organizations and partnership foundations.
- AccessDarden, a need-based scholarship program that awards need-based grants to qualified applicants.
- Batten Foundation Darden Worldwide Scholarship Program covers the program fee for every Full-Time MBA student to attend a global course.
We invite you to explore below the School's growing portfolio of scholarship and financial aid opportunities.