The Civic Scholars Program is a unique opportunity designed specifically for students in the public and nonprofit sectors. Chicago Booth admits Neubauer Civic Scholars into the Full-Time, Evening, and Weekend MBA Programs—applications for all programs are currently open. Funded by a gift from the Neubauer Family Foundation, Neubauer Civic Scholars receive full-tuition awards, specialized programming, and exclusive networking opportunities with civic leaders. Learn more about the Civic Scholars Program and our new cohort of Neubauer Civic Scholars.

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Nora Bergman

Nora Bergman is committed to making an impact on the American approach to elder care. At Booth, she hopes to build the skills she needs to help make systemic changes in social services and policy.

Nora Bergman
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Alexis Butler

Driven by a desire for all neighborhoods to offer residents a high quality of life, Alexis Butler is dedicated to creating systemic change in sustainable housing and community development.

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Mohit Jindal

Mohit Jindal aims to drive flexible capital toward nonprofits and social enterprises in India across a variety of vulnerable sectors.

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Mary Kircher

In her work with a national nonprofit, Mary Kircher is bringing communities, schools, and families together to rebuild educational systems across the country.

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Benya Kraus

A co-founder of Lead For America, Benya Kraus is helping to reinvigorate rural America by supporting the next generation of civic leaders in returning and reinvesting in their hometowns.

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Michelle Mbekeani

A graduate of UChicago Law School, Michelle Mbekeani is dedicated to reforming justice through legislation that leverages technology and promotes effective and efficient execution.

Michelle Mbekeani
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Kruti Mehta

With a background in education and policy, Kruti Mehta is passionate about expanding access to justice and rights, with a particular focus on children and families.

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Govind Srivastav

Through his international development work, Govind Srivastav delivers business resources at scale to underserved communities around the globe.

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Dan Tollefson

Dan Tollefson is committed to alleviating wealth inequality and creating a democratic, equitable, and livable society.

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Nathan Weil

With a background in econometrics, Nathan Weil plans to leverage his Booth MBA to help allocate resources toward impact in the social sector, particularly in economic opportunity and criminal justice.

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