MBA Scholarships for Women at Kenan-Flagler

There are a number of scholarships and grants available for women looking to finance an MBA degree. For women interested in pursuing one of UNC Kenan-Flagler’s MBA programs, the following financial aid opportunities are available:

MBA@UNC Fellowships. MBA@UNC Fellowships cover partial tuition and are awarded each year to students who have demonstrated an outstanding record of achievement in academic and career settings. There are also Impact Fellowships aimed at attracting business leaders who demonstrate a commitment to advancing the local economy within their communities.

American Association of University Women (AAUW). The AAUW is one of the world's largest providers of grants and fellowships for women working towards graduate degrees. AAUW grants ranging from $2,000 to $12,000 are available for women in MBA programs. Visit the organization website to find out more about AAUW Fellowships and Grants.

American Business Women's Association (ABWA). The ABWA is a national professional organization that provides training and networking opportunities for women in business. The ABWA awards scholarships to women pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees in business through a dedicated scholarship fund. Find out more about ABWA scholarship opportunities on the Stephen Bufton Memorial Education Fund website. 

Zonta International. Zonta International is a global organization that was founded in 1919 to improve the status of women worldwide through service and advocacy. The organization's Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship program was established in 1998 to help women pursue both undergraduate and graduate business degrees. For additional information, visit the Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship website.

Women interested in UNC Kenan-Flagler’s full-time MBA and EMBA Programs may also be considered for:

Forte Fellowships. The Forte Foundation is a consortium of business organizations and business schools that provide resources directing talented women towards leadership roles in business. Each year, the Forte Foundation selects fellows pursuing full-time, part-time or executive MBA degrees. For information regarding their selection criteria and additional fellowship benefits, visit the Forte Foundation website. (Note: The Forte Fellowships are not available for MBA@UNC students)

If you’re interested in learning more about financing your MBA degree at UNC Kenan-Flagler, please feel free to contact our admissions team at 1.888.9UNC.MBA or email