Applicants with a bachelor degree from any country listed below, who have excellent admission credentials (a strong record of academic success, excellent references and essays, and outstanding professional performance in the application process and the interview), a minimum 590 GMAT score or a GRE score averaging 154, completed the Willamette MBA application process by February 15th, and are admitted to the Willamette Early Career and Career Change MBA program may be eligible for an Atkinson School Global Diversity Scholarship of $5,000, in addition to an Atkinson School merit-based scholarship.
For the entering class of Fall Semester 2015, a maximum of two Global Diversity Scholarship awards are available for each targeted country. A student who receives a Global Diversity Scholarship will receive a total scholarship award ranging from $21,000 to full-tuition for the Willamette Early Career/Career Change MBA program. The total award will include the $5,000 Global Diversity Scholarship and an Atkinson School Scholarship of $16,000 or more, based on their application credentials. The combination of the award types cannot exceed full tuition. If an applicant is not selected for a Global Diversity Scholarship, he or she will still receive full consideration for merit-based scholarships, based on eligibility.
Consideration for a Willamette MBA Global Diversity Scholarship and Atkinson School merit-based scholarships will occur automatically when the applicant's file is reviewed for an admission decision. No separate scholarship applications are required.
Applicants from the following countries are eligible to apply for the Global Diversity Scholarship:
Asia: China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Philippines
Europe/Eurasia: Armenia, Bulgaria, Romania, Turkey
South and Central Asia: India, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan
Middle East and North Africa: Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Qatar, United Arab Emirates
South and Central America: Brazil, Chile, Colombia
Review the admission requirements for international applicants here
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