We understand that the decision to pursue your MBA at Isenberg involves a number of considerations as this is a major investment in your future. To aid in this process, please review the options below to help you fund your MBA.
Financial Aid is available to graduate students through the Graduate Financial Aid Office. Please visit the Graduate Financial Aid website for more information.
Interested in building up your business experience while paying for your degree? One and two year assistantships are awarded to a significant number of MBA students, to cover tuition and most fees. Additionally, students with assistantships are provided an annual stipend, of approximately $7,700, for their work as Research or Teaching assistants. Assistantships offer exceptional opportunities to work closely with Isenberg professors and apply knowledge on current business issues. To read about examples of current assistantships click here.
To view a breakdown of the value of an assistantship click here.
A generous two-year assistantship for a full-time MBA student will be the centerpiece of a new partnership between the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and the National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA). The assistantship, reserved for a U.S. citizen of Hispanic origin with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, will cover tuition, curriculum fees, and a generous stipend. This two-year assistantship will be awarded to a new recipient each year.
In addition to assistantships offered by Isenberg, there are a number of assistantships offered by other departments and school across the campus. For more information, visit Graduate Assistantship Office website.
Externships provide the opportunity for students to gain relevant work experience off campus and also receive a tuition and curriculum waiver. While externships are an amazing opportunity, they require a significant amount of initiative and planning on the behalf of the student. All questions regarding externships should be directed to Graduate Assistantship Office.
Candidates are encouraged to apply for external scholarships. To assist you in your search, please check this list of Outside Scholarships.
Isenberg and UMass Amherst are proud to participate in the Yellow Ribbon program. For information on how this program and other source of financial aid for military affiliated students, please visit our Office of Veterans Services.
To learn about more benefits Isenberg extends to those will military backgrounds, please click here.