A variety of merit scholarships are awarded by the Office of Admissions to exceptional students who have demonstrated excellence in many areas of their applications. Admitted applicants are automatically considered for all merit scholarships for which they are eligible; additional applications materials are not required.
Merit scholarships will be awarded throughout the admissions process. Some admits will receive an award at the time of their decision but there are many opportunities for previously admitted applicants to receive a scholarship award. Listed below are the merit scholarships awarded by the Office of Admissions at the time of admission as well as during the admission cycle. F.C. Austin Scholarships
The prestigious F.C. Austin scholarship
is awarded to 20 outstanding men and women admitted to the Two-Year and MMM programs who are preparing for careers in management. Established in 1929 by Frederick C. Austin, these scholarships are granted on the basis of merit and support approximately half the tuition for each academic year. Austin Scholars have demonstrated exceptional leadership in their academic and professional endeavors, showing promise of future leadership at Kellogg and in business or public service. Recipients are selected on the basis of academic excellence, demonstrated leadership and community service. Peter L. Frechette Scholarship
The Peter L. Frechette Scholarship provides the total tuition for each academic year to an exceptional entering student in the Two-Year MBA Program, based on merit. David F. and Margaret T. Grohne Family Foundation Scholarship
The David F. and Margaret T. Grohne Family Foundation Scholarship provides the total tuition for each academic year to an entering student in the Two-Year MBA and MMM Programs, based on merit. Preference is given to an incoming student who is a U.S. citizen by birth, has completed a non-business major at an undergraduate institution, and who has demonstrated leadership potential and scholastic achievement. Donald P. Jacobs International Scholarships
The Jacobs International Scholarships, established by the Dean Emeritus of the Kellogg School, are awarded each year to outstanding international students admitted to the 2Y and MMM Programs. The recipients of the scholarships are awarded $15,000 for each academic year. All admitted international applicants are considered for this merit-based scholarship during the admissions cycle. Forté Foundation/Kellogg Scholarships
The Forté Foundation and Kellogg offer scholarship opportunities to outstanding candidates who are pursuing full-time MBA studies at Kellogg. The Admissions Committee considers exceptional women, who have been admitted to Kellogg, for the Forté Foundation scholarship. The Kellogg Forté scholarship amount is $20,000 per academic year. For more information about the Forté Foundation, visit fortefoundation.org. Diversity Scholarships
The Kellogg School, as well as several corporations and foundations, sponsor a scholarship program to attract candidates who enhance the diversity of our student body. Among the corporate-sponsored scholarships are those offered by Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch. In addition, the Toigo Foundation awards diversity fellowships at Kellogg. These awards are presented to students who demonstrate academic excellence, career advancement and leadership ability.