Scholarship Opportunities

MBA ChangeMaker Scholarships for Social Entrepreneurs and Nonprofit Leaders

MBA ChangeMaker Scholarships are open to all MBA applicants. These generous merit-based scholarships range in value from 50-80% of the cost of a student’s tuition for both academic years of the program. ChangeMakers have a passion for transformation and a desire to advance their work towards social innovation and creating lasting change.

ChangeMakers are dedicated to helping solve large social and Jewish community challenges. They come from diverse backgrounds; have demonstrated leadership skills, entrepreneurial spirit, excellent character and successful work experience. ChangeMakers are high-caliber students who have founded a nonprofit organization, work in the nonprofit sector or want to transition their entrepreneurial skills from the for-profit sector into the nonprofit sector.

Scholarship Criteria

To be eligible, candidates must meet the criteria below:

  • Committed to academic excellence

  • Entrepreneurial spirit

  • Outstanding character

  • Collaborative and team oriented

  • Dedicated to making sustainable social innovation

  • Currently working in or transitioning to the nonprofit sector

  • Proven nonprofit leadership experience

  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree, minimum 3.0 grade point average or 5+ years of advanced work experience in the nonprofit sector

Application deadline: Students must submit the ChangeMaker Scholarship application to the AJU Nonprofit MBA Program. The first application deadline is March 1, 2016. Afterwards, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Space is limited and admissions are now being accepted for Fall.

Contact Dean Rhoda Weisman for additional information at or (310) 440-1279

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