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Peace Corps Coverdell Fellowships

For all you've given, we're giving back. Thunderbird is pleased to offer Peace Corps Coverdell Fellowships to eligible Peace Corps volunteers. 

Contact us today to discuss your options!

Five additional colleges within the ASU system also offer Coverdell Fellowships. 
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Make an Investment in Your Future

Financial Aid

There are many different options available to help you finance your graduate education at Thunderbird. In fact, more than 80% of Thunderbird students receive financial assistance through loans, scholarships or other awards. Arizona State University’s Financial Aid team works with you hand-in-hand to find the financing solutions for your unique situation. For detailed instructions or advice, contact the ASU Financial Aid team at finaid.tbird@asu.edu.

Learn about the financial aid options available to you:


 

Thunderbird Scholarships & Other Resources

ASU Scholarship Search Portal

ASU Scholarship Search Portal

Search for available scholarships through this extensive resource.

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Global Excellence Scholarships

Global Excellence Scholarships

This merit-based tuition scholarship is designed for competitive applicants who demonstrate above-average:

  • Academic performance (undergraduate grade point average, GMAT/GRE scores, etc.)
  • Previous work and/or leadership experience
  • Personal, intellectual and professional fit with Thunderbird’s mission

To be considered for a Global Excellence scholarship for one of our graduate degree programs, please complete and submit the Optional Scholarship Essay as part of the graduate program application. Selection is based on this essay, as well as documentation submitted with your application. This scholarship award is exclusively applied to tuition and is not a refundable award. 

Contact our Admissions team for more information at admissions.tbird@asu.edu.

LGBTQ Scholarship Resources

LGBTQ Scholarship Resources

Find a variety of scholarship opportunities via this online resource.

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Military Service Scholarships

Military Service Scholarships

Thunderbird offers a scholarship opportunity in partnership with the Hinrich Foundation exclusively for military members. Speak with your enrollment counselor for details. Additional scholarship and financing resources are available through the Pat Tillman Veterans Center.

National Black MBA Association Collegiate Partnership

National Black MBA Association Collegiate Partnership

Resources and information about Thunderbird and ASU's partnership wtih the National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) can be found at https://nbmbaa.org/arizona-state-university/.

Peace Corps Coverdell Fellowships

Peace Corps Coverdell Fellowships

Thunderbird is pleased to offer Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs) an opportunity to apply for a Peace Corps Coverdell Fellowship for our Master of Arts in Global Affairs & Management or Master of Global Management (full-time, on-campus) programs.

If chosen as a Coverdell Fellow:

  • You will receive tuition assistance, depending on the degree program you choose.
  • You will earn a master’s degree that will enhance your earning power and marketability with employers.
  • You will provide much-needed assistance to underserved American communities through a domestic internship.

Contact Us about a Coverdell Fellowship!

Thunderbird Alumni Referral Program

Thunderbird Alumni Referral Program

Thunderbird alumni are our greatest resource—and we value their referrals. Through the Thunderbird Alumni Referral Program, any student who is referred by a member of our alumni and accepted for admission is eligible for a Global Excellence scholarship worth up to 40% of degree program tuition. Currently this referral program applies only to our full-time, on-campus Master of Global Management and Master of Arts in Global Affairs & Management programs. Our online, executive and bachelor's degree programs are not eligible for the scholarship.

Contact our Admissions team for more information at admissions.tbird@asu.edu.

TIAA Scholars Program

TIAA Scholars Program

TIAA Scholars awards are available to incoming students who have been recommended by a paid Thunderbird Independent Alumni Association (TIAA) member. The award, US$10,000.00, will be made upon successful graduation from Thunderbird's full-time Master of Global Management program. Learn more.

Scholarships for Alumni of Critical Language and Gilman Scholarship Programs

Scholarships for Alumni of Critical Language and Gilman Scholarship Programs

Thunderbird is pleased to offer alumni of the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program and the Gilman Scholarship Program a scholarship worth up to 40% of degree program tuition, if accepted for admission into an on-campus graduate program. Below please find additional information about this opportunity:

Eligibility

Gilman (or) CLS alumni qualify for the scholarship if you meet certain eligibility criteria:

  • You must meet the admissions requirements for your degree program of choice.
  • You must complete your Gilman (OR) CLS study abroad program by the time of enrollment.

How to Apply

To apply and receive preferential scholarship consideration:

  • Determine your degree program.
  • Submit your application by the next deadline.
  • Indicate your affiliation with Gilman (or) CLS when prompted on the online application.

 For more information, contact us at admissions.tbird@asu.edu.

SHARE Fellowship (full-time students only)

SHARE Fellowship (full-time students only)

Now accepting applications for fall of 2018

The Thunderbird SHARE Fellowship is an original and proven scholarship/mentorship program and supportive community for exceptional Thunderbird students from developing countries. The goal of the program is to give promising talent the opportunity to take control of their future – and the future of their home regions – with an education from Thunderbird. At the same time, they bring their insight, cultural experiences and broad worldview to the school, enriching the student experience and the Thunderbird community through their unique perspectives.

Contact our Admissions team for more information at admissions.tbird@asu.edu.