35th Anniversary Scholarship Available for SJU Alumni
In celebration of the 35th Anniversary of the Professional MBA Program (1978-2013), we are honoring SJU alumni with the opportunity for a $3,500 scholarship. This scholarship is a great opportunity to get back on Hawk Hill! Our program offers courses part-time, full-time, on-campus, and online.
This scholarship is available to all qualified SJU alumni who enroll in the spring 2014 semester. All application materials must be submitted by December 1, 2013. Click here to view admissions requirements.
Alumni scholarship awardees are not eligible for the free book offer. This scholarship is not eligible for SJU employees or family members of SJU employees. The scholarship amount will be credited to your student account provided that the financial awards you receive, including other grants and scholarships, and tuition reimbursement from your employer, do not exceed total tuition charges. All funds must be used by the close of the spring 2015 semester.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who is eligible for this scholarship?
All SJU alumni from any College (HSB, C&S, HDC, and CPLS) are eligible for the scholarship.
Which program is the scholarship for?
Professional MBA program.
How does an SJU alumnus qualify?
Eligible candidates must meet all of the admissions criteria for the Professional MBA program including a completed online application, two letters of recommendation, resume, personal statement, and official GMAT or GRE scores.
Do all applicants need to take the GMAT or GRE to qualify?
Some applicants may be waived from the GMAT or GRE if he/she currently possesses a Masters degree or if was a member of Beta Gamma Sigma during undergraduate studies. Please contact the Graduate Business Office for more information regarding GMAT or GRE waivers.
When are application materials due?
All application materials should be received no later than December 1, 2013. Scholarship recipients should plan on starting classes during the Spring 2014 semester, although May 2014 graduates may start during the Summer 2014 semester.
How will the award be applied to course tuition?
The funds will be distributed over the student's first three courses. $1,500 will be applied to the first 3-credit course, $1,000 will be applied to second 3-credit course, and $1,000 will be applied to the third 3-credit course. If a student chooses to register for a one-credit course as one of their first three courses, $500 will be applied to that course and the remaining $500 will be applied to his/her fourth course.
Merit Scholarship Program Available for All Applicants
The Erivan K. Haub School of Business at Saint Joseph's University awards merit scholarships each semester to outstanding students applying to the Professional MBA Program. Qualified candidates demonstrate remarkable achievement in their undergraduate years and possess superior GMAT scores.
The Merit Scholar designation recognizes students as members of an elite group within the MBA Program and allows them access to a range of exciting opportunities. Some of the advantages of belonging to this esteemed group include special networking opportunities and lectures by noteworthy guest speakers. During the Fall Semester there will be an official induction ceremony where recipients will be honored with a Merit Scholar Certificate.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who is eligible for the Graduate Merit Scholarship?
All part-time and full-time applicants are eligible for the Graduate Merit Scholarship. This includes applicants who receive tuition reimbursement from their employer. Eligible students will be contacted by the Graduate Business Staff during the application process. Students will then be asked to submit a complete application including information about any other scholarships or tuition remission they may receive. Awardees will be notified by an official letter indicating award amounts. All those who apply to the SJU MBA Program will automatically be considered for eligibility and contacted accordingly.
How much is the scholarship worth?
Award amounts vary, and are typically between $2,000 - $4,000 for the students first academic year. Scholarships are for one year only.
What standards much a Merit Scholar meet to maintain his/her award?
Merit Scholars must maintain a 3.0 GPA in the MBA Program to retain their award.
How long does the scholarship last?
The Graduate Merit scholarship remains in effect for one academic year. At this time scholarships are not eligible for renewal.
How does the scholarship benefit students who receive tuition reimbursement from his/her employer?
The scholarship amount would be credited to the tuition account after the funds from other sources, such as an employer, have been exhausted. Students who receive 100% reimburse from their employers, but qualify for the program, will still be considered for Merit Scholarship awards.
If no Merit Scholarship is awarded, are there other opportunities for financial assistance?
Yes, please contact Hawk Central at 610-660-2000 or firstname.lastname@example.org
How is the scholarship distributed throughout the academic year?
The total amount of the award is divided evenly between Fall and Spring Semesters, so that you receive half of the amount designated during the Fall Semester and half during the Spring Semester.
Questions regarding all scholarship opportunities can be addressed by the Professional MBA Staff at 610-660-1690 or email@example.com