Master of Science in FinanceScholarships

MS in Finance Merit Scholarship

The Master of Science in Finance (MSF) program was established in the year 2000, and for nearly the past 20 years, the program has been dedicated to establishing leading professionals for the industry.

This scholarship was designed to reward individuals who have shown exemplary academic and work achievements.

To be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Individual must have been recently admitted into the program and not enrolled in classes.
  • Neither applicants nor current, enrolled, students are eligible for this scholarship.

Must meet one of the following requirements:

  • Minimum upper-division GPA of 3.25 and a GMAT score of 600, or
  • Minimum upper-division GPA of 3.25 and a GRE score of 158 on the quantitative section and 160 on the verbal section, or
  • Finance undergraduate degree with a 3.5 upper-division GPA with proof of community service, internship, or extra-curricular involvement, or
  • Eight years of financial related work experience with a minimum GPA of 3.25 upper-division coursework, or
  • Previously earned a master’s degree with a 3.5 GPA, alongside a 3.25 upper-division GPA in undergraduate coursework

Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee scholarship.

Master of Science in Finance (MSF) Merit Scholarship Application


Additional Scholarships & Funding Resources

There are a number of scholarship opportunities provided through the generosity of both individuals and corporations. Most scholarships are awarded in the summer for the following academic year.

Scholarship award will vary in amount, depending on the scholarship, the qualifications of the recipient, and the number of qualified applicants. To be eligible to apply for scholarships, applicants must be seeking a degree in a program offered within the college.

American Indian Services Scholarship

  • Up to $2,000
  • February 1st, May 1st, August 1st, November 1st

Four scholarships per year are awarded to degree-seeking students who are at least one-quarter enrolled member of a Native American tribe recognized by the federal government. Applicants may be studying on a part- or full-time basis.

Graduate Scholarships

  • Up to $2,000
  • April 4th

This scholarship is made available to full- and part-time graduate students who are enrolled in a tribe or have at least one parent who is. Learners must have at least a 2.5 GPA and online courses are not accepted.

U.S. Citizens and U.S. Permanent Residents

Funding for Minority Students

Prospanica Scholarship
Prospanica Foundation’s Scholarships are designed for undergraduate and graduate students who want to achieve their full educational potential and make meaningful contributions to society. We’re looking for entrepreneurial thinkers who know that true accomplishment is much more than individual success, it uplifts the entire Hispanic community.

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
This premier scholarship opportunity is afforded to Latino students who have a history of performing public service-oriented activities in their communities and who plan to continue contributing in the future. Students with excellent leadership potential are encouraged to apply.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund collaborates with foundations, institutions and other partners in the non-profit sector at every level in order to advance our urgent mission of reversing the pattern of Latino under-education.

Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship
The Government Finance Officers Association offers a Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship of $5,000, awarded to outstanding U.S. and Canadian minority students preparing for careers in state and local government finance.

Funding for Female Students

American Association of Univeristy Women
AAUW awards fellowships to underrepresented minority women who intend to pursue a full-time course of study in an MBA program. Award amounts range from $5,000 to $12,000.

Funding for Veterans

Post-9/11 GI Bill
The new Post 9/11 GI Bill provides education benefits for service members who have served on active duty for 90 or more days since Sept. 10, 2001. These benefits are tiered based on the number of days served on active duty, creating a benefit package that gives current and previously activated National Guard and Reserve members the same benefits as active duty service members.

Montgomery G.I. Bill
The Montgomery G.I. Bill is intended for veterans who entered the service after July 1, 1985, served two years of continuous active duty, accepted a $100-a-month reduction in their military pay for the first twelve months of service, and received an honorable discharge.

Funding for LGBT Students

Point Foundation
Point Foundation provides financial support, mentoring, leadership training and hope to meritorious students who are marginalized due to sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

International Students Resources

Institute of International Education (IIE)
IIE, which seeks to foster educational exchange, has great resources for exchange students.

International Education Financial Aid (IEFA)
IEFA is the premier resource for financial aid, college scholarship, and grant information for US and international students wishing to study abroad. At this site, you will find the most comprehensive college scholarship search and grant listings plus international student loan programs and other information to promote study abroad.

International Research and Exchanges Board 
IREX administers various fellowships for non-degree studies as well as one- and two-year graduate degree studies in the US for foreign nationals within 11 areas of study.  Their international student loan program is designed to increase the opportunities for international students who wish to study at approved colleges and universities.

International Student Resources – Country Specific

  • Educational Loans for German Students – a resource on student loans for German students
  • Instituto Ling – a resource for scholarships available to Brazilian students.
  • Fundacao Estudar – a resource for scholarships available to Brazilian students.
  • La Caixa – a resource for scholarships available to Spanish students.
  • Becas M.O.B. – a resource for scholarships available to Mexican students.
  • COMEXUS – a resource for scholarships available to Mexican students.

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