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The Lehigh 1-MBA Program offers a Number of Potential Funding Options for our Graduate Students
If you are being sponsored by your current place of employment (gap year), then a letter from that employer outlining the employer's tuition reimbursement policy/stipulations for your attendance must be submitted to the Graduate Programs Office.
All applicants are considered for the following scholarships unless otherwise noted.
Tier 1 Scholarships
To be considered for a Tier 1 merit-based scholarship, an applicant is required to submit current GMAT or GRE test scores with the 1-MBA application.
The Dean's Scholarship is based on the strength of your application package. These scholarships are full-tuition scholarships plus a $10,000 stipend.
Tier 2 Scholarships
To be considered for a Tier 2 merit-based scholarship, an applicant has the option to submit current GMAT or GRE test scores with the 1-MBA application. Submission of a GMAT or GRE test score is not required for Tier 2 scholarship consideration.
The Director's Scholarship is a merit based, partial tuition scholarship. Awards range from $5,000 to full-tuition scholarships.
The Lehigh University Alumni Scholarship guarantees that a graduate of Lehigh University at any level (Bachelor's, Master's or Doctorate) will be offered a level of scholarship matching 50% of tuition costs. The scholarship may be titled as Lehigh Alumni Scholarship or could be made up of other scholarships that total 50% of tuition costs.
This academic scholarship of $40,000 is awarded to admitted students who achieved a GPA of 3.3 or higher in their undergraduate studies and who have lived in the state of Pennsylvania as their primary residence for at least 12 consecutive months immediately before their initial enrollment at Lehigh University's 1-MBA program. Documentation will be required to confirm eligibility. This scholarship cannot be combined with the Lehigh University Alumni Scholarship. This scholarship pays homage to Lehigh University's founding in 1865 and its continuity as one of the top private universities in the keystone state of Pennsylvania.
Lehigh University College of Business is one of less than twenty universities who are considered part of the Diamond Tier Partners with NBMBAA. The College of Business awards a minimum of one merit based full tuition scholarship annually for the 1-MBA Program, along with a number of partial tuition scholarships ranging from $5,000 up to full tuition scholarships for qualified applicants. This scholarship is open to active members of NBMBAA. To join NBMBAA or explore their programs and events, visit the NBMBAA website. Please note in your application if you are a current active member of NBMBAA when applying to the 1-MBA program.
Lehigh University is pleased to announce the allocation of full and partial tuition scholarships for the Lehigh 1-MBA program to Staff Members working at the United Nations and diplomatic missions to the United Nations. Each scholarship covers partial or all of the tuition for the one-year MBA program. The scholarships will be given on a competitive basis to applicants from the United Nations family.
Lehigh University pays the remaining tuition that Post-9/11 GI Bill does not cover. Funding is available for all eligible students for graduate programs. Please visit Lehigh's Yellow Ribbon Program website for more information on eligibility, veterans education benefits, and more.
Lehigh University, College of Business is one of less than thirty universities who are considered part of the Prospanica University Partnership Program (UPP) to help qualified Hispanic students achieve their MBA goals. The College of Business awards a minimum of one merit based full tuition scholarship annually for the 1-MBA Program, along with a number of partial tuition scholarships ranging from $5,000 up to full tuition scholarships for qualified applicants.
To qualify for consideration, the applicant must be admitted to the 1-MBA cohort and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or above from their previous undergraduate education and be a student of Hispanic/Latino heritage or a student with a demonstrated commitment to the Hispanic community. All applicants are considered upon submitting a completed application for the 1-MBA program.
The Lehigh Global Village Scholarship is for Lehigh Global Village alums who return to Lehigh for the 1-MBA Program. This award is equivalent to the current Global Village Tuition amount in the summer prior to beginning the 1-MBA. Candidates who receive this scholarship are still eligible for additional awards above, but the Global Village Scholarship is a guaranteed amount for eligible GV Alums who return to Lehigh for the 1-MBA Program. It's our way of saying, "Welcome Back!"
Deciding to go back to school is a big decision, but figuring out how to pay for it doesn't have to be. The University’s Office of Financial Aid is committed to helping students attain a Lehigh University education, no matter your financial circumstances. Domestic students can learn more about funding their graduate education.
International students can learn more about the financial guarantee requirements under Tuition & Expenses. Funding options for international students may be available from outside resources.
Lehigh University College of Business MBA & Specialty Masters international students can apply for student loans through the companies listed below. Lehigh University does not endorse these companies and provides this list for informational purposes only. Students should always do their own research and due diligence before accepting any financial aid.