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Social Impact Scholarship

The Social Impact Scholarship recognizes incoming students who have a strong passion for social entrepreneurship and have demonstrated the ability to implement solutions to benefit society. Social Impact Scholars are characterized by their passion, optimism, and commitment to making a positive impact in the world.

Scholarship amount

For the 2019-2020 intake, recipients of this scholarship receive $2,500 USD each academic year. For a 4-year program this scholarship would be worth $10,000 USD; for a 3-year program this scholarship would be worth $7,500 USD.

How to apply

To be considered for the Social Impact Scholarship, you must submit a 400-500 word essay or short 2-5 minute video. Your submission should illustrate your commitment to social entrepreneurship and explain how a degree from Hult will support your ambitions by answering one of the following questions:

  • Why are you interested in social entrepreneurship as a career?
  • Tell us about your previous involvement in an initiative that has benefited your local community or global society.

Application deadline

Rolling applications. Priority consideration is given in the order in which applications are received, so early applications are encouraged. Apply here.

Receiving your scholarship

If you are awarded this scholarship and wish to receive it, you must confirm your place no later than May 1st, 2019, otherwise your allocated funds may be released to other students. This scholarship will be renewed each year provided you are a full-time student, are not placed on academic probation, and have no honor code violations.


This scholarship is for students applying for fall entry in September 2019. Most students will only receive one merit-based scholarship. Scholarships are renewed each year unless otherwise noted, but can be lost based on poor academic performance, academic probation or violations of the honor code. Scholarships are awarded as deductions from the student’s payment obligations, and are only applied against the tuition fee. Scholarships are not awarded as cash.