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Global Leadership Fellows

Students admitted into the full-time MBA program are eligible to be selected as Global Leadership Fellows. This prestigious honor is awarded based on your service or academic background.

Fellowship Awards

To be eligible, students must first meet the fellowship requirements. Any candidate selected as a fellow may be able to access additional funding opportunities in addition to the fellowship amount.

South Carolina Residents

  • Receive a fellowship award of $3,000*

Nonresidents

  • Receive a fellowship of $2,000 plus
  • Award package to cover difference between in-state and nonresident program fee with a value of:
      • $5,000* for the one-year MBA
      • $28,000* for the International MBA

*Award amounts indicated apply to the 2018 academic year and vary by degree program.

Eligibility Requirements

While the eligibility requirements differ for one-year and International MBA candidates, you are eligible for the fellowship if one of the following categories applies to you.

United States Military Service

One-year MBA and International MBA candidates who are members of the United States Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines or Navy who is a veteran, active duty, National Guard or Reserves will be selected as Global Leadership Fellows.

International Partner Institution Graduates

One-year MBA and International MBA candidates who have graduated from one of the approved Moore School international partner institutions will be selected as a Global Leadership Fellows.

Partner Institutions [pdf]

STEM or Health and Medicine Degree Graduates

One-year MBA and International MBA candidates with a degree in the areas of science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) or health and medicine will be selected as MBA Global Leadership Fellows. In order to be eligible, the following additional requirements apply:

Peace Corps Volunteers

International MBA candidates who are returned and current Peace Corps Volunteers will be selected as Global Leadership Fellows. In order to be eligible, the following additional requirements apply:

  • Graduated with a GPA of at least 3.25 (undergraduate) or a 3.5 (graduate)
  • The Moore School must receive a copy of your Description of Service

Foreign Language Degree Holder

International MBA candidates who hold a degree (major or minor) in one of the International MBA language tracks — Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Portuguese or Spanish — will be selected as Global Leadership Fellows. In order to be eligible, the following additional requirements apply:

  • Degree cannot be an applicant’s native language
  • Degree must be listed on your transcript, diploma or mark sheet.
  • Graduates of U.S. institutions, must have graduated with a GPA of at least 3.25 (undergraduate) or a 3.5 (graduate)