Scholarships and Fellowships

Candidates selected for admission are automatically considered for competitive graduate scholarships. For merit-based awards, applications received by the Round 3 deadline are considered automatically.

Scholarships, Fellowships, and Other Opportunities

Miami Herbert Business School offers a variety of merit-based scholarships and fellowships for graduate applicants. Upon selecting a candidate for admission, the committee will determine the individual’s competitiveness for a scholarship based on previous academic achievement, level and quality of work experience, potential to lead, and any extracurricular involvement.

If selected, the committee will determine which of the following awards would provide the greatest degree of financial assistance based on eligibility criteria and how competitive the applicant is. Please note that available scholarships and fellowships may vary from one year to the next. Students are also encouraged to explore external scholarships which may reduce your student loan amount without impacting your Miami Herbert Business School scholarship award.

Graduate Business Fellowships

The Miami Herbert Business School awards Graduate Business Fellowships to high achieving students who have displayed excellence in areas of academic and test performance in addition to their professional achievements.

Business Innovation and Technology Scholarship

Miami is a rapidly growing hub for technology and innovation. The Business Innovation and Technology Scholarship is awarded to exceptional admits from technology-related fields, including but not limited to life sciences, analytics, fintech, and computer science. Selection is based on various criteria including merit, years of experience, and level of creativity and innovation as demonstrated by impactful work.

Double 'Cane Scholarship

The Double Cane Scholarship is a merit-based award for 'Cane alumni with an exceptional academic and/or professional record. Applicants must be graduates of a University of Miami degree program.

Florida First Scholarship

The Florida First Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship for Florida residents. Scholarship criteria include: academic record, professional experience, and career accomplishments.

Global Crossing Airlines Graduate Business Scholarship

Following the recent challenges in Afghanistan, the University of Miami Patti and Allan Herbert Business School will offer two full-tuition scholarships beginning as early as January 2022 to qualified graduate students, including those recently evacuated from Afghanistan. The Global Crossing Airlines Graduate Business Scholarships were made possible through the generous gift from Global Crossing Airlines Group, Inc. (GlobalX). GlobalX is the newest US airline flying the Airbus A320 family aircraft. Those interested in applying for this scholarship may contact Cecilia Sanchez, international relations manager (

Ibis Scholarship Award for Entrepreneurship

Miami is #1 in the United States for start-up activity. The Ibis, mascot of the University of Miami, represents perseverance and resilience because it is the first bird to return after a major storm. Perseverance and resilience are two words that also describe the world’s brightest and best entrepreneurs. The Ibis Scholarship Award is awarded to exceptional admits with entrepreneurship experience.

Julia Tuttle Scholarship

Miami is the only major American city to be founded by a woman, Julia Tuttle. In her trailblazing spirit, the Julia Tuttle Scholarship is awarded to an accomplished female who has made an impact in her world.

Spirit of Miami Scholarship for Hospitality, Sports, and Creative Industries

Miami is a global magnet city for leisure, hospitality, sports, and creative industries. The Spirit of Miami Scholarship recognizes creative individuals who have excelled in these fields and/or demonstrate great promise through a consistent record of impactful work.

Other scholarship offerings:

National Black MBA Association Scholarship

As a member of the National Black MBA Association, the Miami Herbert Business School proudly offers two annual scholarships of up to $25,000 to qualified members of the NBMBAA. Applicants must be a current member of NBMBAA® and meet Miami Herbert Business School admission requirements. In order to be considered for the Miami Herbert Business School/NBMBAA scholarship, you must first complete the NBMBAA® scholarship application at . Once submitted, you will need to complete the Miami Herbert Business School application for your program of choice at All applicants must meet Miami Herbert admissions requirements in order to be considered for the scholarship.

The Yellow Ribbon Scholarship

The Miami Herbert Business School is proud participant in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Yellow Ribbon Program. Through this program, Miami Herbert provides eligible student veterans with a tuition grant that is matched by the US Department of Veterans Affairs, enhancing the base tuition benefits provided by the Post-9/11 GI Bill® for students who have 100% eligibility. We currently offer the Yellow Ribbon Program Scholarship to all veterans who are 100% eligible and who have applied for this award. If you are a qualifying veteran, or the qualifying dependent of a veteran, and you are interested in benefiting from the Yellow Ribbon Program, you must submit an application through the Graduate School. For more information, click here.

Graduate Assistantships

Upon enrollment, graduate students have access to apply for graduate assistantships or other student employment positions on campus.

While many of Miami Herbert Business School’s full-time graduate programs incorporate opportunity for internship, students may also consider part-time graduate assistantship or other student employment positions on-campus during the semester. These opportunities allow for additional professional development and financial assistance.

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