MBA Scholarships

Each year the School of Business awards scholarships to eligible, deserving applicants who we feel would benefit greatly from a Wake Forest education and contribute significantly to the intellectual and civic life of the campus. Award decisions are based on considerations including academic merit, financial need, and individual award criteria.

Important Facts

    • All applications are automatically reviewed for general scholarship awards.
    • Scholarship award decisions are communicated at the same time as admissions decisions.

Available Scholarships

The Wake Forest MBA program offers several types of scholarships, including endowed awards and other scholarship awards offered on a competitive basis. All scholarships will be based on information collected through the admissions application. No separate scholarship application is required. Other external scholarship opportunities are listed below with links for additional information.

Endowed Scholarship Awards

The Wake Forest School of Business is fortunate to receive strong financial support from alumni and other benefactors who fund a number of endowed scholarship awards. This ongoing support is critical to our ability to assist exceptional students with the financial means to pursue a graduate business education. The list below recognizes the various scholarship funds and the generosity of our donors who support the School of Business and its students.

Alm Family ScholarshipGriggs-Wiseman ScholarshipMarr-Wiseman Graduate Business Scholarship
Arun Rao ScholarshipGunckel-Wiseman ScholarshipMary Elizabeth Barrow Scholarship
Bobby S. Robinson ScholarshipHeineken USA, Inc. ScholarshipMary Reynolds Babcock Foundation Scholarships
Bowman Family ScholarshipJ. Houston Butler ScholarshipMarybeth and Rick Hays – Wiseman Scholarship
Brandt Scholarship FundJames C. Carlisle ScholarshipMarybeth Torbet Hays Scholarship
Bruce Ballard Jr. Family ScholarshipJames W. Johnston ScholarshipNewBridge Bank Scholarship
Caron-Wiseman ScholarshipJean Hopson ScholarshipPrentis-Kelly Scholarship Fund
Combs Celebrate Freedom Scholarship FundJoel A. Weston, Jr. ScholarshipSchool of Business Inclusion Fund
Cooper D. Cass Scholarship FundJohn C. Whitaker Jr. Scholarship FundSears-Dupree Scholarship
Dale and Karen Sisel Scholarship FundJudson Davie DeRamus ScholarshipSimonetti-Dupree Scholarship
Elster Foundation Business Leaders of the Future MBA Scholarship FundKen Thompson Scholarship FundStephens Honor Scholarship Fund
Ferguson Family Scholarship FundKim and Dorothy Westmoreland ScholarshipSusan M. Ivey Scholarship Fund
Frisby Business ScholarshipLee Garber Memorial JD/MBA Scholarship FundWachovia Scholarship
Gay Nell Hutchens ScholarshipLisbeth C. Evans and James T. Lambie-Wiseman Scholarship FundWake Forest MBA Alumni Scholarship
Glenn Monroe Tucker Management ScholarshipLyons-Kelly ScholarshipWessling-Kelly Scholarship Fund
Glenn Monroe Tucker Scholarship for Travel and TourismM.C. Benton, Jr. ScholarshipWiseman Scholarship

Other External Scholarships

Below is a limited list of external scholarship opportunities available through third parties. These links are provided for your convenience, but the School of Business does not administer, endorse or provide guidance on the application processes, nor is involved in the review and selection process. There are numerous free financial aid scholarship searches available, so use discernment and be cautious of companies that charge a fee for their services. We also encourage candidates to research relevant professional organizations, religious affiliations, and community groups for availability. The following organizations offer free scholarship search tools for students.