Scholarships

Carlson Global Institute Graduate Fellowships

The Carlson Global Institute offers graduate fellowships for Full-Time MBA, Part-Time MBA, and MA-HRIR students participating on CGI sponsored programs.

Eligibility and Award Criteria

Carlson graduate students participating in Carlson Global Institute (CGI) programs are eligible to apply for fellowships. You may receive one fellowship from CGI per education abroad program.

Deadlines and Award Amounts

CGI reviews graduate fellowship applications according to the type of program you are participating on.

Global Enrichment Programs

  • The deadline for graduate fellowship applications for students participating on Global Enrichment programs closely aligns with the priority program application deadlines for these programs.
  • Any fellowship applications received after the deadline will not be reviewed.
Global Enrichment Program Deadlines
  Priority Program Deadline Fellowship Deadline Fellowship Notification Award Amounts
January 2017 Programs June 15 June 15 July 15 To be announched in Spring 2016
May/June 2016 Programs December 1 December 1 January 15 12 awards of $1,500 each

 

 

 

Global Immersion Programs

  • The deadline for graduate fellowship applications for students participating on Global Immersion programs closely aligns with the priority program application deadline for these programs.
  • Any fellowship applications received after the deadline will be reviewed on a funds-available basis using the cycles below. 
  • Any fellowship applications received after the student returns from the program will not be reviewed.
Global Immersion Program Deadlines
  Priority Program Deadline Fellowship Deadline Fellowship Notification Award Amounts
Semester, Partial Semester, & Summer Programs
 
(Fall 2016, Spring 2017,
& Summer 2016)
February 1 February 1 March 1 5 awards of $2,000 each
Funds-Available Basis N/A April 1, June 15, October 1, December 1 May 1, July 15, November 1, January 15 N/A

 

 

Application Instructions

  • ESSAY - To be considered for a CGI Graduate Fellowship, you must submit an essay to the "CGI Graduate Fellowship (Optnl)" item on your program's online checklist.
    • This essay should answer the following prompt: Choose an issue impacting your program's country(s) or region and evaluate how this issue affects business now and its influence in the future.
    • This essay should be 1 page, double spaced, 12-pt font, and normal margins.
  • ELIGIBILITY - Your essay and GPA will be reviewed to determine eligibility for a CGI Graduate Fellowship award.