Other Resources

Prospective students are urged to research additional sources of funding not affiliated with Columbia Business School. Reference materials are available in university and public libraries and on the Internet. The following websites may also be helpful.

International students looking for home country loans or fellowships should review this list of International Resources (PDF).


The College Board
The College Board created an online tool to help students locate scholarships, internships, grants, and loans that match your education level, talents, and background. Complete the brief questionnaire and Scholarship Search will find potential opportunities from their database of more than 2,300 sources of college funding, totaling nearly $3 billion in available aid!

The College Net
The Mach25 database contains over 600,000 awards totaling over $1.6 billion. Keyword search gives you a quick way to narrow down to a particular scholarship or group of scholarships.

A search service for scholarships.

A comprehensive annotated collection of information about student financial aid on the web.

Search 1.7 million scholarships in this free scholarship website.

The Foundation Center
A guide to institutionalized philanthropy and foundations in the United States.

Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC)
This portion of the GMAC site gives an overview of financial aid in general, with some good information on how to manage the financial aspect of getting your MBA.

Scholarships.com is among the most trusted and popular free college scholarship search and financial aid information resources on the Internet.

Scholarships and Grants.US
ScholarshipsAndGrants.US provides essential scholarship and financial aid resources to students preparing for all types of careers with a database of over 1,000 informational links to organizations and institutions offering assistance to students.  MBA scholarships may range between $1,000 and $5,000.

Scholarship Help
Your source for free scholarship information.

Student Scholarship Search.com
Search engine provides information on graduate school scholarships.

International Student Searches

Educational Loans for German Students
A resource for more than eighty different student loans for German students.

Institute of International Education (IIE)
IIE, which seeks to foster educational exchange, has great resources for exchange students.

International Education Financial Aid (IEFA)
IEFA is the premier resource for financial aid, college scholarship, and grant information for US and international students wishing to study abroad. At this site, you will find the most comprehensive college scholarship search and grant listings plus international student loan programs and other information to promote study abroad.

International Research and Exchanges Board
IREX administers various fellowships for non-degree studies as well as one- and two-year graduate degree studies in the US for foreign nationals within 11 areas of study.  Their international student loan program is designed to increase the opportunities for international students who wish to study at approved colleges and universities. Financing is available up to total cost of education in US dollars. Students are required to have a US citizen as cosigner.

NOVA- Italian MBA Association
Resources for Italian students on how to finance an MBA.

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