Wharton Fellowship Program
Wharton provides a broad range of fellowship opportunities for many exceptional students,thanks to the generosity of individuals, corporate and foundation donors, and the Wharton School.
All admitted students are considered for Wharton Fellowship support. Criteria for selection of awards may include academic achievement, compelling leadership, exceptional professional development, and unique personal qualities. There is no formal fellowship application, and notification of fellowship support is included with the admission decision.
The information below is a select list of special fellowships available at Wharton. These fellowships include funding for both years of the Wharton MBA. Other awards are available in the second year of study for students in leadership roles and for teaching assistants.
Joseph Wharton Fellowships
Joseph Wharton Fellowships are named in honor of Joseph Wharton, the founder of the Wharton School. These fellowships are awarded to students with outstanding records of academic, personal, and professional achievements.
Howard E. Mitchell Fellowships
Howard E. Mitchell Fellowships (HEM) are full-tuition awards for exceptional students from under-represented backgrounds. Each year, a cohort of students receives full tuition, engages in leadership programming, and joins a large network of other Mitchell Fellows and alumni.
Emerging Economy Fellowships
Emerging Economy Fellowships are offered to support students from emerging economies throughout the world.
Forté Fellowships are awarded each year to outstanding female students who demonstrate exemplary leadership in one or more ways: academic leadership, team leadership, community leadership, or creative leadership.
Social Impact Fellowships are offered to students with demonstrated leadership in the public and/or not-for-profit sectors.
The following select list of corporations and foundations are fellowship supporters of named Wharton MBA fellowships:
- Alcoa Inc.
- American Express Philanthropic Program
- Bain & Company, Inc.
- Bank of America Corporation
- Bechtel Foundation
- Citigroup Foundation
- Credit Suisse
- Daimler Chrysler Corporation Fund
- Deutsche Bank
- Exxon Mobil Corporation
- Ford Motor Company Fund
- General Mills, Inc.
- General Motors Foundation
- The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
- Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc.
- New America Alliance Institute
- Pension Real Estate Association
- Robert A. Toigo Foundation
- Robert R. Nathan Memorial Foundation