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Graduate Merit-Based Scholarship Awards

To ensure consideration of merit-based scholarship awards, prospective students must have submitted a complete BusinessCAS application with all required supporting documents.

All applicants requesting a scholarship will be considered for the awards below. The Miami Herbert Business School Selection Committee will make all final determinations based on the following criteria.

  • Graduate Business Fellowship
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.

  • 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.

  • Julia Tuttle Scholarship

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

  • E. Bruce McLaughlin and Cynthia Swol Endowed Scholarship in Marketing

An award for female students with at least 2 years of work experience and an interest in pursuing a marketing career. Awardees must be US citizens and demonstrate a track record of hard work and resilience.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.


We are also proud to participate in the following 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, MBS 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, visit

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