Financial Aid and ScholarshipsBard MBA offers variety of options for financial assistance to reduce the cost of attendance. Students may apply for fellowships, campus employment positions, or student loans.
Graduate FellowshipsBard MBA offers Graduate Fellowships to qualified applicants. Fellowships are a tuition reduction and do not require additional work or service to the program. Fellowships are awarded on a need basis. All incoming students are eligible for Fellowships. Fellowships are reviewed yearly and are not renewed automatically. Additionally, all applicants are strongly encouraged to research external sources of funding and to apply for scholarships and grants that will support the tuition costs and living expenses of the program. External awards can be held concurrently with a Bard MBA Graduate Fellowship.
Opportunity Scholars Program. The Opportunity Scholarship provides merit and need based tuition support of between 80% and 100% to students who were first generation college students. The Bard MBA awards up to three Opportunity Scholarships are each year. Interested candidates should email a statement of no more than 500 words to Caitlin O'Donnell (email@example.com) with the subject line "Opportunity Scholarship Application". The email should address the following question: Please explain the need for diverse leadership in addressing the social and environmental challenges faced by communities in the coming decades. Finalists will be reviewed based on this statement and their application materials, and will be interviewed by the selection committee. Applicants must be accepted to the Bard MBA program and have completed a FAFSA in order to qualify. Applications are due by March 15th. The scholarship recipient will be notified in April.