Serving full-time MBA seekers, Access's mission is to empower candidates from all backgrounds to achieve early career success by combating the traditional barriers to higher education. For free.  This commitment aligns with Owen’s mission to provide world-class business education on a personal scale.

As an Access partner, Vanderbilt is committed to naming any admitted Access participant an Owen Access Fellow and providing merit-based scholarship ranging from $10,000 to full tuition per academic year. 

National Black MBA Association Scholarship Program

Vanderbilt is proud to be Diamond Level partner of The National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA), which provides financial support to students pursuing careers in business, academia, and related professions. NBMBAA's mission is to identify and increase the pool of black talent for business, public, private, and non-profit sectors.

To learn more about how Vanderbilt University awards National Black MBA Association Fellowships, click here.


Prospanica’s mission is to empower and enable Hispanic professionals to achieve their full educational, economic, and social potential. The association offers career and professional development conferences, resources for students and professionals, and scholarships for graduate education.

To learn more about how Vanderbilt University Awards Prospanica Fellowships, click here.

A handful of Vanderbilt MBA students have previously received external scholarships from the organizations below:

By the numbers


The percent of underrepresented minority MBA graduates employed after graduation.


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