ASU - Carey Announces 120 Full-Tuition MBA Scholarships

New scholarship program aimed at people who want to give back to their communities

Arizona State University's Carey School of Business has announced that it is launching a large number of full-tuition MBA scholarships, aimed at students who desire to do good. 

In the "Forward Focus" MBA initiative, up to 120 scholarships will be available to give back to their communities through nonprofit work or innovative startups struggling to launch.

For example, if "someone has a great start-up idea, and they know they would be more successful in their venture if they had the skills and networking that an MBA would give them, they might be concerned about spending the money because it takes away from the capital needed for the start-up venture,” according to dean Amy Hillman.

Likewise, MBA expertise in fields like supply chain management could be a huge benefit for a leader of a non-profit relief agency who must coordinate transportation and logistics.

The scholarships will be available for full-time MBA students beginning in the fall of 2016; and the school says it's committed to the program beyond next year. The normal tuition fees for Carey's full-time MBA program is $54,000 for Arizona residents, $87,000 for non-residents, and $90,000 for international students.

For more information, please see the ASU - Carey news release announcing the launch of the Forward Focus MBA program.

Comments


Related Business Schools

Tempe, Arizona 26 Followers 62 Discussions

More MBA News

Apr 12, 2021

Penn State Smeal Partners with the Forté Foundation to Support Women in MBA Programs

Apr 12, 2021

More MBA News

MBA Articles

How to Secure a Competitive MBA Place

Mar 26, 2021

It’s a record year for MBA applications, driven up by coronavirus. But that means competition for a place is intensifying

More MBA students are Studying Closer to Home in the Pandemic

Mar 17, 2021

For some, localization undermines the cosmopolitan experience of business school

Green is Good: MBA Programs are Teaching Sustainability and Responsible Business

Mar 10, 2021

Demand is driven by a new generation of students and employers who are (sometimes) placing purpose on a par with financial gain

More Articles

Related Top 10 Lists

More Top 10 Lists