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Fellowships

Rady provides fellowship support to exceptional individuals. All domestic and international admitted applicants are considered for merit-based fellowships upon admission.

Thanks to the generosity of our donors, UC San Diego, and in partnership with specific professional organizations, the Rady School of Management is able to offer a number of special fellowship opportunities to recognize outstanding incoming graduate students. These special fellowship awards each require an additional step in the application process detailing how the applicant meets the stated fellowship eligibility requirements described below.

For applicants that believe they qualify for one of the below fellowships, be sure to complete the “Financial Assistance” section of the application, including the short answer question detailing their qualifications. Applications must be submitted and completed by the stated Fellowship Deadline for the program in which you are applying. Contact RadyGradAdmissions@ucsd.edu with any questions. 

Michael Kriegler Memorial Endowed Fellowship: This fellowship is established to recognize outstanding MBA students who have demonstrated leadership in or an interest in pursuing a career in biotech, the pharmaceutical industry, or health sciences management.

Anklesaria Endowed Fellowship: This fellowship is established to recognize outstanding students who are, or who have demonstrated the capacity to become, impactful leaders in their industry. 

Fellowships for the Future Fellowship: This fellowship is established to recognize outstanding students that personify the Rady School’s core values of innovation, impact, collaboration, integrity, and risk-taking. 

Latham & Watkins / Wolfe Family Fellowship: This fellowship is established to recognize outstanding students who are, or who have demonstrated the capacity to become, impactful leaders in their industry. 

Tanya and Charles Brandes Fellowship: This fellowship is established to recognize outstanding students who have demonstrated community spirit with a clear desire to give back to their communities and the world. 

Foster MBA Fellowship: This fellowship is established to recognize outstanding MBA students who have demonstrated commitment to the region and their industry via contributions to their organization and potential to make a significant impact in sustaining and enhancing San Diego’s innovation-driven business community. 

Lytx MSBA Fellowship: This fellowship is established to recognize outstanding MSBA students who have demonstrated commitment to the advancement of women and/or underrepresented communities in business. 

Ernest S. Rady Fellowship: Ernest S. Rady Fellowship Program is funded through Association Member Ernest S. Rady and administered by the Horatio Alger Association. Fellowships are awarded to students who have critical financial need and who wish to pursue a master’s level business degree at UC San Diego’s Rady School of Management. Read more about the eligibility criteria and application process.

UCSD Staff Fellowship: Rady has always been committed to fostering ethical and entrepreneurial leaders who make a positive impact in the world through innovation, collaboration and knowledge. UC San Diego staff interested in pursuing an MBA or MSBA and accepted to any of the part-time Flex programs can apply for financial support through the staff scholarship program. The Rady Staff Scholarship will cover up to 65% of the FlexMBA or FlexMSBA tuition costs. Note: This is not and should not be considered a UCSD employer sponsored fringe benefit. Read more about the eligibility criteria, application process, and deadlines.