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Funding Your One-Year MBA

An MBA from the Chaifetz School’s unique, full-time program is an investment in your future. But our Jesuit mission inspires us and our donors to do everything we can to make our world-class business education accessible. That means unlike many business schools, we offer scholarships to help you defray the cost of your degree so you can realize a return on your investment even sooner.

$387k+

Total scholarships awarded to the Chaifetz one-year MBA class of 2020

93%

One-year MBA class of 2020 receiving a Chaifetz School Merit Scholarship

50%

One-year MBA class of 2020 receiving additional Donor Scholarship award

$2500

Global immersion experience travel expenses covered as part of one-year MBA program tuition

Chaifetz School Merit Scholarships

All applicants to the Chaifetz School of Business One-Year MBA program are automatically considered for merit scholarship awards with their application for admission. Award decisions are made based on prior academic performance, GMAT or GRE scores and professional work experience. Chaifetz School Merit Scholarship awards offer support up to $15,000 over the program and are made at the time of admission to assist students in making informed decisions about their education. 

Competitive Donor Scholarships

Thanks to the generosity of successful alumni and friends, students accepted to the Chaifetz School One-Year MBA program are also eligible to apply for one of several competitive donor scholarships. Donor scholarship awards are made in addition to, and may be combined with, Chaifetz School Merit Scholarships. Applicants accepted to the One-Year MBA program are provided specific donor scholarship application information upon admission. Scholarship applications must be submitted by April 1, 2020

Vitale MBA Fellowship - up to $10,000 (multiple awards available)

This award is granted to support students in the One-Year MBA program at the Chaifetz School of Business who show superior intellect, leadership potential as well as who demonstrate financial need.

Carol D. Wells MBA Scholarship - up to $5,000 (multiple awards available)

This award is granted to support students in the One-Year MBA program at the Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business who demonstrate a distinct ability to persevere in the face of challenges.

Patrick and Peggy Sly MBA Scholarship - up to $5,000 (multiple awards available)

This award is granted to support students in the One-Year MBA program at the Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business who demonstrate a strong orientation, passion and commitment to service.

HMEP-SLU MBA Scholarship - full tuition + room and board  


This award is granted to selected candidates from Central European countries to pursue an MBA degree at Saint Louis University. Scholarship awards cover full tuition for the Chaifetz School of Business' One-Year MBA program.

Eligibility: Students must be current residents of a Central European country at the time of application, with preference given to applicants from Hungary. 

Learn more about the HMEP-SLU MBA Scholarship  

Chaifetz School Graduate Internships

In addition to scholarship opportunities, the Chaifetz School offers 10 graduate internship positions each year exclusively to One-Year MBA program students. Students selected for the program have the opportunity to gain professional experience working 10 hours per week during the fall and spring semesters with academic departments, centers of excellence and administrative units within the Chaifetz School to earn up to $5,400. 

Federal Financial Aid 

Graduate students are eligible for up to $20,500 in federal Direct Unsubsidized loans. Learn more about federal and other student loan opportunities  

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