The Kilts Scholars Program is designed for second-year Full-Time MBA students concentrating in marketing at Booth. Past Kilts Scholars have built successful careers across industries at Facebook, Citi, Kraft Foods, Intel, PepsiCo, and many other leading companies.
Kilts Scholars receive tuition support in recognition of their academic achievements. They also join a dynamic network of former Kilts Scholars—a valuable resource throughout their careers.
Class of 2020 Kilts Scholars
From left: Bryan Pine, Anne Pemberton, Reed Semcken, Sheridan Lichtor, and Sarah Showak.
Class of 2019 Kilts Scholars
From left: Nic Evens, Rebecca Beagan, Brian Schantz, and Joel Rabinowitz
Class of 2018 Kilts Scholars
From left: Talita Lacerda, Christine Bonini, Matthew Kessler, and Megan Shea.
“I am excited to leverage what I have learned at Chicago Booth and from the Kilts Center at Pfizer in the Marketing Rotational Program, leading the implementation of new, innovative marketing strategies to improve patients’ lives.”
–Christine Bonini, ’18, 2018 Kilts Scholar
Making Their Mark
Since 2002, we have awarded more than 75 scholarships to students who have gone on to successful careers at some of the world’s most innovative companies, including these three outstanding alumni:
Hannah Goldberg, ’15
Marketing Science Partner, Facebook
As marketing science partner, Goldberg works with advertisers to grow their businesses through transformational marketing practices grounded in data and science.
Francisco Vazquez, ’16
Project Leader, The Boston Consulting Group
As a project leader, Vazquez manages the day-to-day activities of his team to understand problems, come up with solutions, and align internally and with clients around those solutions.
Kim Chau Vo, ’09
Marketing Director, Nestle
With a portfolio of $1.4 billion of iconic food brands at Nestle, Vo is responsible for brand building and long-term business development.
Becoming a Kilts Scholar
Full-Time MBA students with an outstanding record of academic achievement in marketing are invited to apply for the Kilts Scholars Program following their first year of studies. We award several scholarships each year to second-year students concentrating in marketing. Every spring the dean of students announces all second-year scholarship opportunities and explains the application process.
Explore more from the Kilts Center.
Kilts Marketing Fellowship
Our fellowship provides select Full-Time MBA students entering Booth with unmatched support—a two-year mentoring relationship with a member of the Kilts Steering Committee and significant financial assistance.
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Kilts Center Events
The Kilts Center hosts seminars, workshops, conferences, speaker series, and other opportunities for you to learn, network, and engage with marketing thought leaders.
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Booth’s vibrant student community boasts more than 100 student-led groups across all MBA programs, including active organizations that are devoted to marketing and technology.
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Connect with Kilts
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