The Carlson Global Institute offers merit-based and need-based scholarships for full-time MBA students participating in the Global Discovery programs. The deadline for these application is July 1st, in the same cycle as all Global Enrichment programs for MBA students. All applications received after the priority deadline may be considered based on available funds, but priority will be given first to students applying by the priority deadline, and second to students based on the date applied.

Additional merit-based scholarships may be available for full-time MBA students participating in Global Enrichment programs with CGI, however, GE programs are not a substitute for the Global Discovery portion of the full-time curriculum. If you are a full-time MBA student applying for a GE program, the scholarship deadlines will follow the priority deadline chart below.

Priority Deadline for Scholarships

For full consideration, apply by the deadline on or nearest to your program application deadline. If you miss the priority deadline, submit your scholarship application by the next application cycle deadline (see chart below).

Program Scholarship Application Priority Deadline Notification Date


Fall Semester (GI programs)

Spring Semester (GI programs)

July Session

March 1 April 1


April 1 May 1


October 1 November 1

Notifications will be sent by email by the date above, or the following weekday if it falls on a weekend or holiday.