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.
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 and professional work experience. Chaifetz School Merit Scholarship awards offer an average of $12,000 in financial support and are made at the time of admission to assist students in making informed decisions about their education.
Ignatian Service Fellowship
The Ignatian Service Fellowship offers $20,000 tuition scholarships to One-Year MBA students who previously completed a full term of service with Jesuit Volunteer Corps, Catholic Volunteer Network, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, Teach for America or other approved volunteer service organization. Fellows also receive a paid internship working in the St. Louis community with the opportunity to earn up to $4,800 and focus their consulting work as part of the program on nonprofit or community issues. The Ignatian Service Fellowship may be combined with competitive donor scholarships from the Chaifetz School, but cannot be combined with Chaifetz School merit scholarship awards.
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, 2022.
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.
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.
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.
Chaifetz School Graduate Internships
In addition to scholarship opportunities, the Chaifetz School offers a number of graduate internship positions each year to One-Year MBA program students. Selected graduate interns gain professional experience during the fall and spring semesters of their program working up to 10 hours per week with academic departments, centers of excellence and administrative units within the Chaifetz School and may earn up to $4,800.
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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*Applicants who qualify for a tuition benefit from their employer equal to $9,000 per year or more are not eligible for institutional scholarship awards outlined above.