Executive MBA

Funding By Country

Please note: The sources presented below are compiled for informational purposes only. Chicago Booth does not guarantee the accuracy or availability of any international funding sources. If you are aware of a funding source not listed on this page, please email the financial aid office.

National Funding Sources

Based on nationality of participantA-C | D-H | I-L | M-P | S-V

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Australia & New Zealand

Scholarships and Study Grants

Contact the sponsoring organizations regarding the application process.

The Macquarie Bank Graduate Management Scholarship
This award is open to persons who are citizens or permanent residents of Australia or New Zealand, with previous work experience which illustrates management expertise or potential.

The General Sir John Monash Award
Open to Australian citizens and graduates of universities in Australia who undertake study abroad. The General Sir John Monash Award is a prize for academic excellence and demonstrated leadership and potential. Awards are targeted more to PhD studies, however, in exceptional circumstances, applications from those commencing an MBA are also reviewed.

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Austria

Scholarship and Study Grants

Contact the sponsoring organizations regarding the application process.

Johannes Kepler Universistat Linz
Johannes Kepler Universistat Linz may offer scholarship funding to MBA students. Contact the agency directly for more information.

Stipendium des Bundesministeriums für Wissenschaft und Forschung zum Besuch von Post-Graduate Kursen
May offer MBA scholarships.

Wirtschaftskammer Oesterreich
May offer MBA scholarships.

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Belgium

Loans

MBA students may be eligible for loans from the following banks. Contact banks directly for further information.

ING
Fortis Bank

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Brazil

Scholarships and Study Grants

Contact the sponsoring organizations regarding the application process.

Instituto Ling Fellowship
Instituto Ling fellowship program for Brazilian citizens with an entrepreneurial spirit and the leadership skills to contribute to Brazilian economic, social and cultural development.

Fundação Estudar Scholarship Program
Fundação Estudar is a merit-based scholarship program for Brazilian students which, in addition to the scholarship, provides career development and networking programs for its scholars, both during and after their academic experience. Brazilian students already accepted into globally-ranked MBA, MA, MSc, LLM, MPA and MPP programs, and with great intellectual and professional potential, leadership spirit, entrepreneurial drive and commitment to Brazil are eligible to apply. The deadline to complete the online application is March 23, 2008. For further details and application materials visit our website.

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Canada

Scholarships and Study Grants

Contact the sponsoring organizations regarding the application process.

The British Columbia Student Assistance Program
The British Columbia Student Assistance Program is a joint Program between the Federal and Provincial Governments, administered under the Canada Student Financial Assistance Act and the BC Order-in-Council. The application form for BCSAP is a one-stop process to apply for two kinds of funding: loans and grants. Loans include Canada Student Loan and British Columbia Student Loan.

J. Armand Bombardier Internationalist Fellowships
Fellowships for Canadians to study, research and work abroad. Application is open to Canadians and permanent residents of Canada who hold at least one university degree. Fellowships are intended for study in formal postsecondary programs abroad.

Loans

MBA students may be eligible for loans from the following banks.  Contact your local branch office for further information.

Bank of Montreal

Royal Bank of Canada

Bank of America

Additional Information

Further information concerning grants and loans available to Canadian participants can be obtained at the Department of Education - Ministry of Education in each province. E.g. Ontario students should contact the Student Awards Branch, Ministry of Education and Training, Box 4500, 189 Red River Road, 4th Floor, Thunder Bay, Ontario, P7B 6G9, 1-(807)-343-7260 or toll-free in Ontario 1-(800)-465-3013.

Indirect Aid

Indirect aid is provided for graduate students by the Income Tax Act which permits students to treat tuition fee payments as deductible from their taxable income. For more information visit RBC Royal Bank or National Student Service Loan Centre.

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Central and Eastern Europe

Scholarships and Study Grants

Contact the sponsoring organizations regarding the application process.

MBA Strategy Scholarship
Scholarships offered to candidates who have already shown their great leadership potential while building a successful career and who may live in one of the CIS countries.

Employment Service of Slovenia
Learn more about the Zois scholarship that may be offered by the Employment Service of Slovenia.

Loans

MBA students may be eligible for loans from the following banks. Contact banks directly for further information.

Zagrebacka Banka

Rosbank

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Chile

Scholarships and Study Grants

Contact the sponsoring organizations regarding the application process.

BECAS CHILE Fellowship
Through the agreement signed between the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Chile and the University of Chicago, BECAS Chile invites Chilean citizens to apply for scholarships for postgraduate studies.

Mideplan
Mideplan may offer scholarship funding to MBA students. Contact the agency directly for more information.

Banco Interamericano De Desarroll
As a thought leader on sustainable development, the IDB Group works closely with many universities, think tanks and research institutions. With the help of its academic partners, the Bank's research programs and networks, institutes, policy dialogues, outreach initiatives, and publications deliver creative solutions for development challenges and strengthen the region's research capacity.

Fundacion Ford
In making grants, we look for fresh thinking and for innovative people and organizations. We set benchmarks to measure success and monitor progress to ensure that goals are being met.

Comision Fulbright
Fulbright grants are made for a variety of educational activities, primarily university lecturing, advanced research, graduate study and teaching in elementary and secondary schools. Since the program's inception, approximately 279,500 participants-chosen for their academic merit and leadership potential-with the opportunity to exchange ideas and to contribute to finding solutions to shared issues.

Fundacion Andes
Fundacion Andes may offer scholarship funding to MBA students. Contact the agency directly for more information.

Instituto Chileno Norteamericano
Instituto Chileno Norteamericano may offer scholarship funding to MBA students. Contact the agency directly for more information.

Loans

MBA students may be eligible for loans from the following banks. Contact banks directly for further information.

Corporacion De Fomento De La Produccion (CORFO)
Corpbanca
Banco A. Edwards
Banco BICE
Banco de Chile
Banco del Desarrollo
Banco Santander
Banco Security

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China

Loans

MBA students may be eligible for loans from the following banks. Contact banks directly for further information.

Bank of China

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Colombia

Scholarships and Study Grants

Contact the sponsoring organizations regarding the application process.

Colfuturo
Scholarship opportunities are offered by Colfuturo, a joint public and private sector initiative aimed at facilitating the access of Colombian professionals to further education abroad.

Fundacion Beca
The Fundacion Beca offers scholarships according to set criteria for academic excellence and professional experience.

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Denmark

Scholarships and Study Grants

Contact the sponsoring organizations regarding the application process.

Arbejdsgiverforeningens Jubilæumsfond
The Confederation of Danish Employers (DA), founded in 1896, is a non-profit organization funded by subscriptions from member organizations. The DA represents 12 employers' organizations with a membership of more than 28,000 Danish private companies in manufacturing, retail, transport, services and construction.

Augustinus Fonden
Amaliegade 47
1256 KØBENHAVN V
Telephone: 33 14 52 93
Fax: 33 32 12 32

Det Danske Handelskammers Uddannelsesfond
Børsen
1217 KØBENHAVN K
Telephone: 33 95 05 00

Det Reiersenske Fond
Gammel Kongevej 171 A, 2. TV.
1850 FREDRIKSBERG C
Telephone: 33 31 55 17

Direktør Ib Henriksens Fond
Hammerensgade 1
1267 KØBENHAVN K
Telephone: 33 16 16 32

Henry og Mary Skovs Fond
Nyhavn 6
DK-1051 København K
Telephone: + 45 33 19 32 71

K¢bmand Sven Hansen og Hustru
Ina Hansens Fond
c/o Advokatfirmaet Langkjær/N¢rregaard
Storgade 12
4180 SORÆ
Telephone 57 83 05 63

Krista og Viggo Petersen's Fond
c/o Advokat T. Ingemann Hansent
Amaliegade 42
1256 KØBENHAVN K
Telephone: 33 11 33 99

Reinholdt W. Jorck og Hustrus Fond
Prins J¢rgens Gard 13
1218 KØBENHAVN K
Telephone: 33 15 66 50

F.L. Smidths Jubilæumslegat
Copenhagen Business School
Dalgas Have 15
2000 Frederiksberg
Telephone: 38 15 38 15

C.W.Strandes Legatfond
c/o Advokatfirmaet Gangsted Rasmussen
Gammeltorv 6 - Postbox 2004
1457 KØBENHAVN K
Telephone: 33 14 70 70

Thomas B. Thriges
Tuborg Nord
Strandvejen 64 L
2900 HELLERUP
Telephone:39 61 50 30

Unidanmark A/S-Unibanks studierejselegat
Direktionssekretariatet
Torvegade 2
1786 KØBENHAVN V
Telephone: 33 33 50 26

Loans

MBA students may be eligible for loans from the following banks. Contact banks directly for further information.

Jyske Bank

Additional Information

Please note that several scholarship guides exist and can be obtained from Danish libraries, book stores and through the Ministry of Education (Undervisningsministeriet).

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Egypt

Scholarships and Study Grants

Contact the sponsoring organizations regarding the application process.

Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program
Through the Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program, Orascom Construction Industries (OCI) provides full tuition scholarships for Egyptian students seeking to pursue their master's degrees at top U.S. universities in fields that contribute to the economic prosperity of Egypt. The Onsi Sawiris Scholarship will be awarded based on character and merit as demonstrated through academic excellence, extracurricular activities and entrepreneurial initiative. In addition to full tuition, the scholarship award will cover living, travel and health insurance expenses.

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Finland

Scholarships and Study Grants

Contact the sponsoring organizations regarding the application process.

SEFE (Suomen Eknomliitto Ry)
Offers grants through KAUTE.

SUOMEN LAKIMIESLIITTO RY
Similar to the above schemes and available to lawyers.

LIIKESIVISTYSRAHASTO – FOUNDATION FOR ECONOMIC EDUCATIONGrants can be obtained for scientific work and international university studies.

JENNY JA ANTTI WIHURIN RAHASTO

KAUTE - KAUPAALLISTEN JA TEKNILLISTEN TIETEIDEN TUKISÄÄTIÖ
Ratavartijankatu 2
SF - 00520 HELSINKI
Telephone: 358 9 15901

Loans

MBA students may be eligible for loans from the following banks. Contact banks directly for further information.

Alandsbanken

The Social Insurance Institution of Finland (KELA)

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Germany

Scholarships and Study Grants

Contact the sponsoring organizations regarding the application process.

Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst e.V.
The DAAD funds the further academic and personal qualification of outstanding German students, interns and student trainees, (post)graduates, young academics and researchers. This enables successful candidates, chosen by independent academic selection committees, to complete study or research stays at the best universities around the world by awarding scholarships and grants. As far as possible and necessary, the DAAD supports these scholarship holders at their place of study or assignment and maintains contact with DAAD alumni once the funding has come to an end.

Haniel Stiftung
The Haniel Stiftung operates five scholarship programmes of its own, and also supports the McCloy Academic Scholarship Program. All of these programmes are aimed at preparing young talents for work in an international world. The Haniel Stiftung sponsors study periods and internships abroad by granting achievement-based scholarships.

Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
Germany's largest and most prestigious organization sponsors the academically gifted.

Dr. Heinrich u. Christine Renkl-Stiftung
Dr. Heinrich u. Christin Renkl-Stiftung may have scholarship funds for MBA students. Contact the agency directly for more information.

HCM Kontaktstelle (Human Capital Mobility)
Südstr. 125
D - 53175 Bonn

Studienstiftung der Hoechst AG
Brüning Str. 45
D - 65929 Frankfurt am Main
Telephone: 069 3057993

Loans

MBA students may be eligible for loans from the following banks. Contact banks directly for further information.

Education Funds
Career Concept AG manages education funds which support MBA participants from Germany, Switzerland and Austria in financing tuition fees and cost of living.

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Greece

Scholarships and Study Grants

Contact the sponsoring organizations regarding the application process.

Bodossakis FoundationScholarships are offered by the Bodossakis Foundation. Contact the foundation directly for further information.

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Iceland

Loans

MBA students may be eligible for loans from the following banks. Contact banks directly for further information.

Icelandic Government Student Loan Fund

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India

Scholarships and Study Grants

Contact the sponsoring organizations regarding the application process.

J.N. Tata Endowment: Low-Interest loans of Rs. 50,000 to Rs. 2 lakhs, and grant of Rs. 25,000 to Rs. 50,000, for several disciplines. Completed application forms must reach by 25th February of the year of award.

Contact: The Director, J.N. Tata Endowment, Bombay House, 24 Homi Mody Street, Mumbai-400001 K.C. Mahindra Education Trust: Up to Rs. 65,000, for postgraduate studies in various disciplines. Forms must be requested before 28th February of the year of award and completed forms must reach by 31st March of the year of award. Contact: The Managing Trustee, K.C. Mahindra Education Trust, Cecil Court, Mahakavi Bhushan Marg, Mumbai-400039

Mariwala Trust: Up to Rs. 50,000 interest free, for postgraduate studies in several disciplines. Application forms must be requested before 1st March of the year of award and completed forms must reach by 30th April of the year of award. Contact: The Managing Trustee, Mariwala CharityTrust, 409 Shah and Nahar Industrial Estate, Dr. E. Moses Road, Worli Naka, Mumbai-400018 Tel: (022) 4938307 Fax: (022) 4974704

Sahu Jain Trust: The trust offers loan scholarships for higher studies in India as well as abroad. Contact: The Secretary Sahu Jain Trust, 4th Floor, Times House 7, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi -110002

Loans

MBA students may be eligible for loans from the following banks. Contact banks directly for further information.

HDFC

State Bank of India

Canara Bank

State Bank of Travancore

Bank of Baroda

Syndicate Bank

Indian Bank

Allahabad Bank

Government Agency

The University Grants Commission, India provides a list of some loan programs.

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Ireland

Scholarships and Study Grants

Contact the sponsoring organizations regarding the application process.

The O'Reilly Foundation
The Foundation supports a program of scholarships to provide world-class educational opportunities for outstanding young Irish scholars to undertake post-graduate education in their chosen field and in an institution or university of their choice. O'Reilly Scholars are individuals who have an excellent academic record and have demonstrated leadership qualities as well as the potential and desire to make a significant contribution to the future of Ireland.

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Israel

Scholarships and Study Grants

Contact the sponsoring organizations regarding the application process.

The Israeli CommitteeMr Doron NAHMIAS, President
Telephone: 03-6045478insilaa@netvision.net.il

Loans

MBA students may be eligible for loans from the following bank. Contact bank directly for further information.

Bank Leumi

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Italy

Scholarships and Study Grants

Contact the sponsoring organizations regarding the application process.

Fondazione Luigi Einaudi
Research Grants from Fonazione Luigi Einaudi have benefitted more than 700 scholars for graduate and postgraduate studies at leading universities in England, the United States and Europe.

Loans

MBA students may be eligible for loans from the following banks. Contact banks directly for further information.

Banca Sella

Banca UBS Italia
For alumni of the Scuola Militare Nunziatella, the Fondazione Nunziatella Onlus and Banca UBS Italia Spa have created a unique loan program to for those who are admitted to specialized postgraduate studies, including an MBA.

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Lebanon

LIFE Scholarship (Lebanese International Finance Executives)

LIFE, a member organisation channelling the influence of Lebanese Finance Executives worldwide, provides scholarships for Lebanese students (or of Lebanese descent) seeking to pursue their studies at top U.S. universities in the fields of finance/business. Applicants must demonstrate academic excellence (At or above 80th percentile) and have financial needs. The LIFE scholarship covers up to 12,000USD per academic year and is renewable for the recipient’s following year of study provided excellent academic standards are maintained. Once the scholarship is granted, LIFE intends to assign a mentor to each scholarship recipients from among the ranks of our global membership to act as a mentor and a source of support and assistance. Further detail on the scholarships and application process are provided through this link.

Loans

MBA students may be eligible for loans from the following bank. Contact the bank directly for further information.

Banque Libano Francaise

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Liechtenstein

Scholarships and Study Grants

Contact the sponsoring organization regarding the application process.

Liechtenstein Government
The State provides educational assistance in the form of scholarships, loans, or
contributions to expenses.

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Luxembourg

Loans

MBA students may be eligible for loans from the following bank. Contact bank directly for further information.

Fortis Banque LuxembourgFortis Banque Luxembourg offers loans for students in the Grand Duchy. If you are a Luxembourg resident and are looking for help in financing or co-financing your post-graduate studies, Fortis Banque Luxembourg may provide a medium-term loan. 

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Mexico

Loans

MBA students may be eligible for loans from the following banks. Contact banks directly for further information.

Banco de Mexico/FIDERH

Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnológia (CONACYT)

FUNED

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Middle East & Arab Countries

Scholarships and Study Grants

Contact the sponsoring organization regarding the application process.

Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Fellows Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation offers graduate scholarships for Arab students through its Fellows Program. The Program aims at developing the knowledge capabilities of talented youth across the Arab World, by offering scholarships to pursue Master’s Degree programmes in Business Administration (MBA), Public Administration (MPA), Public Policy (MPP) and Finance at leading international universities.

Nationals from 22 regional countries are eligible to apply: Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE and Yemen. Applicants must show intellectual maturity, social awareness, ethical consciousness and a strong commitment to the Arab world and the region, and its development needs.

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Netherlands

Scholarships and Study Grants

Contact the sponsoring organization regarding the application process.

Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds
Some partial scholarships could be offered through Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds.

Loans

MBA students may be eligible for loans from the following bank. Contact bank directly for further information.

ABN AMRO Bank

Additional Information

Netherlands Organization for the International Cooperation in Higher Education
The main tasks of the Netherlands Organization for the International Cooperation in Higher Educationare the generic promotion of Dutch higher education and the enhancement of cooperation between higher education institutions in the Netherlands and institutions in the Neso regions.

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Norway

Scholarships and Study Grants

Contact the sponsoring organizations regarding the application process.

Statens Lånekasse for utdanning
You could obtain loans and scholarships to finance your study through this Educational State Fund.

Johan Helmich Janson og Marcia Jansons LegatBlommeseter, Norderhov
N - 3500 HONEFOSS
Telephone: 321 35465

Oslo Handelstands ForeningKarl Johans Gate 37
N - 0162 OSLO
Telephone: 22 427175

Randi og Gunnar T Stroems Legatv/advokat Martin Staurem
Postboks 51
N - 2011 STRØMMEN
Telephone: 63 812917

ANSA (Association of Norwegian Students Abroad)
Storgata 3
N - 0155 Oslo
Telephone: 22 477600

Peder Smedvigs Stipendiefond
The Peder Smedvigs Stipendiefond may offer resources for MBA students.

A. Wilhelmsen Foundation
The A. Wilhelmsen Foundation may offer resources for MBA students.

On-line Scholarship Databases

Legathåndboken Legatsiden

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Peru

Scholarships and Study Grants

Contact the sponsoring organizations regarding the application process.

INABEC
INABEC may offer scholarships for MBA students.

Loans

MBA students may be eligible for loans from the following banks. Contact banks directly for further information.

Banco de Credito Peru

INABEC

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Portugal

Loans

MBA students may be eligible for loans from the following banks. Contact banks directly for further information.

Banco Comercial Portugues

Banco Espirito Santo

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Singapore

Scholarships and Study Grants

Contact the sponsoring organizations regarding the application process.

Lee Kuan Yew Scholarship Fund The prestigious Lee Kuan Yew scholarships are intended for outstanding Singaporeans to pursue postgraduate studies either overseas or locally with the purpose to develop their potential as leaders in their fields.

Loans

MBA students may be eligible for loans from the following institutions. Contact institutions directly for further information.

TCC Credit Co-operative Limited

RHB Bank Education Loan

Maybank Education Loan

Government Tax Incentives

Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) Eligible companies in Singapore which sponsor their employees for training can enjoy tax deductions.

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South Africa

Loans

MBA students may be eligible for loans from the following banks. Contact banks directly for further information.

Nedbank

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Spain

Scholarships and Study Grants

Contact the sponsoring organizations regarding the application process.

Fundación Caja Madrid
Fundación Caja Madrid may offer scholarships for MBA students. Contact the agency directly for further information.

Fundacion Rafael del Pino
The Fundación Rafael del Pino offers 15 fellowships to Spanish students pursuing a postgraduate degree in business.

Fundación Caixa GaliciaScholarships are granted to the Spanish participants admitted to postgraduate programs. They consist of tuition fees, a stipend of US$1,350 per month, contribution towards transport costs to and from Fontainebleau and medical insurance.

Barrié de la Maza Foundation, administered by ASTEX.
The Fundación Pedro Barrié de la Maza is a private foundation devoted to promoting the development of Galicia from a global perspective. With headquarters in Spain, all its projects and programs have Galician roots and international outreach. The Fundación is active in the following areas of education, research, culture and social work.

Agencia Espanola de Cooperacion Internacional
Scholarships may be offered by the Agency every year towards the projects that contribute to international cooperation.

Talentia Scholarship Program
The aim of Talentia is to identify outstanding Andalusian graduates with the potential to make a significant impact in the future of Andalusia, offering them the opportunity to follow post-graduate studies (Masters or PhDs) at the world's best universities.

Eduarda Justo Foundation
The Eduarda Justo Foundation offers 2-year scholarships to Spanish students, giving priority to outstanding applicants from Almeria. The scholarship offers full tuition, and covers expenses for travel and books. The deadlines for submission are March 15 and May 1, 2009.

Loans

Educational loans for MBA students may be offered by the following banks. Visit your local branch office for more information.

Ibercaja

Santander Central Hispano

Bankinter

Caja Duero

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Sweden

Scholarship and Study Grants

Contact the sponsoring organizations regarding the application process.

Hans Werthen-Stipendier inom tecknik-industri-ekonomiThese scholarships were founded in 1990 by the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA). Two to four scholarships of 100,000 SEK to 250,000 SEK are awarded per year to MBA students. Candidates should be between the ages of 25 and 35, be working or in some way connected to the fields of technology or business via university or industry and wishing to increase their professional competence via studying in an international environment with the long term goal of contributing to Swedish industry.

Tekn. Dr Marcus Wallenbergs stiftelse för utbildning i
Tekn. Dr Marcus Wallenbergs stiftelse för utbildning i may offer scholarships for MBA students.

CIUscholarships
CIU is a non-governmental organization with 30 member organizations. The members of CIU are organizations that in various ways want to support young peoples internationalization.

Skandinaviska Enskilda Bankens Skanska Stipendiefond
May offer scholarships to MBA students.

General Export Association of SwedenP. O. Box 5501
114 85 Stockholm
Telephone: 46/8-783 80 00

Loans

MBA students may be eligible for loans from the following banks. Contact banks directly for further information.

Swedish Government Allocations and Loans

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Switzerland

Scholarships and Study Grants

Contact the sponsoring organizations regarding the application process.

Roche MBA Fellowship Program
The Roche MBA fellowship Program is for Medical and Science Graduates. This Program is sponsored by, but independent from F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd., Basel, Switzerland. It offers one or two MBA fellowships per year. Candidates are also advised to contact the Cantonal Department of Education of their area of residence.

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Turkey

Loans

MBA students may be eligible for loans from the following banks. Contact banks directly for further information.

Turkish Education Fund / Turk Egitim Vakfi (TEV)
Please check on long term interest free loans that can be offered by the Turkish Education Fund / Turk Egitim Vakfi (TEV).

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Venezuela

Loans

MBA students may be eligible for loans from the following bank. Contact bank directly for further information.

Fundacion Gran Mariscal Ayacucho