Awards & Scholarships for Undergraduate Students

We recognize that college is one of the biggest investments you will make, and we believe in rewarding the talents and achievements of ambitious students. To help make that investment as affordable as possible, all incoming students can apply for a range of merit-based scholarships or need-based awards that reward your achievements and potential both inside and outside of the classroom.

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Merit-based scholarships for undergraduate students

Hult students set themselves apart with their passion, drive, and determination. If you've already demonstrated yourself to be an outstanding candidate for somewhere like Hult, then there could be a scholarship suited to you. We do strongly encourage you to apply early in order to give yourself the best possible chance of securing a scholarship.

Academic Excellence Scholarship

The Academic Excellence Scholarship recognizes exceptional students who have demonstrated outstanding academic accomplishment and dedication. Candidates must present evidence of either a 3.6+ GPA or an SAT score of 1,400+.

Scholarship amount
For the 2021-2022 intake, recipients of this scholarship receive $10,000 USD or £7,000 GBP each academic year. This translates to $40,000 USD or £28,000 GBP over four years, or $30,000 USD or £21,000 GBP over three years.

Students who are awarded the Academic Excellence Scholarship are also able to apply for additional merit-based scholarships and need-based awards; however, they may only receive one in each category, with the exception of the DECA Scholarship.

How to apply
To be considered for the Academic Excellence Scholarship, students will be evaluated based on the information submitted in their completed admissions application. Apply now.

Receiving your scholarship
If you are awarded this scholarship and wish to receive it, you must confirm your place no later than May 1, 2021. 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.

Global Generation Scholarship

The Global Generation Scholarship recognizes incoming students who bring a unique global perspective to our school community through their international experiences or multilingualism. Global Generation scholars are characterized by their open-mindedness, cross-cultural experiences, and ability to recognize diversity as a strength.

Scholarship amount
For the 2021-2022 intake, recipients of this scholarship receive $5,000 USD or £3,500 GBP each academic year. This translates to $20,000 USD or £14,000 GBP over four years, or $15,000 USD or £10,500 GBP over three years.

Interested scholarship candidates can apply to multiple merit-based scholarships but can only be awarded one, with the exception of the Academic Excellence Scholarship and the DECA Scholarship.

How to apply
To be considered for the Global Generation Scholarship, you must submit a 400-500 word essay or a five-minute video. Your submission should demonstrate your global mindset by illustrating how your international experience or multilingualism has impacted your personal outlook by answering one of the following questions:

  • How has your global experience/multilingualism contributed to who you are today?

  • How have your multicultural experiences affected your future ambitions and how will studying at Hult support your aspirations?

Applicants who are interested in applying for this scholarship must submit their student application before they can apply. Apply now

Receiving your scholarship
If you are awarded this scholarship and wish to receive it, you must confirm your place no later than May 1, 2021. 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.

Growth Mindset Scholarship

The Growth Mindset Scholarship recognizes incoming students that demonstrate a growth mindset, personal development, and achievement in the face of adversity.

Scholarship amount
For the 2021-2022 intake, recipients of this scholarship receive $5,000 USD or £3,500 GBP each academic year. This translates to $20,000 USD or £14,000 GBP over four years, or $15,000 USD or £10,500 GBP over three years.

Interested scholarship candidates can apply to multiple merit-based scholarships, but can only be awarded one with the exception of the Academic Excellence Scholarship and the DECA Scholarship.

How to apply
To be considered for the Growth Mindset Scholarship, you must submit a 400-500 word essay or a five-minute video. Your submission should illustrate your perspective on what growth mindset means to you by answering one of the following questions:

  • Provide an example of a time where you have had to overcome a significant challenge by exhibiting a growth mindset.

  • What are your future career ambitions and how do you see a growth mindset being critical to achieving them?

Applicants who are interested in applying for this scholarship must submit their student application before they can apply. Apply now

Receiving your scholarship
If you are awarded this scholarship and wish to receive it, you must confirm your place no later than May 1, 2021. 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.

Future Leader Scholarship

The Future Leader Scholarship recognizes incoming students who have the desire and potential to achieve significant success as future leaders in any industry. These students exhibit drive, self-awareness, and have the desire to lead others.

Scholarship amount
For the 2021-2022 intake, recipients of this scholarship receive $5,000 USD or £3,500 GBP each academic year. This translates to $20,000 USD or £14,000 GBP over four years, or $15,000 USD or £10,500 GBP over three years.

Interested scholarship candidates can apply to multiple merit-based scholarships but can only be awarded one, with the exception of the Academic Excellence Scholarship and the DECA Scholarship.

How to apply
To be considered for the Future Leader Scholarship, you must submit a 400-500 word essay or a five-minute video. Your submission should illustrate your perspective on leadership and consider the following questions:

  • What makes a successful leader? Explain how you have demonstrated these attributes

  • What are your career aspirations and how will your experience at Hult help you achieve your goals?

Applicants who are interested in applying for this scholarship must submit their student application before they can apply. Apply now

Receiving your scholarship
If you are awarded this scholarship and wish to receive it, you must confirm your place no later than May 1, 2021. 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.

Technology & Innovation Scholarship

The Technology & Innovation Scholarship supports outstanding incoming students who have a strong desire to learn about the technology that is shaping tomorrow.

Scholarship amount
For the 2021-2022 intake, recipients of this scholarship receive $5,000 USD or £3,500 GBP each academic year. This translates to $20,000 USD or £14,000 GBP over four years, or $15,000 USD or £10,500 GBP over three years.

Interested scholarship candidates can apply to multiple merit-based scholarships but can only be awarded one, with the exception of the Academic Excellence Scholarship and the DECA Scholarship.

How to apply
To be considered for the Technology & Innovation Scholarship, you must submit a 400-500 word essay or a five-minute video. Your submission should answer one of the following questions:

  • If you could change any mobile-friendly application that currently exists, how would you improve it?

  • Provide an example of a personal project demonstrating your passion and creativity for technology and innovation.

Applicants who are interested in applying for this scholarship must submit their student application before they can apply. Apply now

Receiving your scholarship
If you are awarded this scholarship and wish to receive it, you must confirm your place no later than May 1, 2021. 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.

DECA Scholarship

As an official partner of DECA, our DECA Scholarship recognizes five incoming DECA member students from around the world who are emerging as the next generation of entrepreneurial business leaders. In addition to DECA membership, these students exhibit teamwork, integrity, and innovation.

Scholarship amount
For the 2021-2022 intake, recipients of this scholarship receive $5,000 USD or £3,500 GBP each academic year. This translates to $20,000 USD or £14,000 GBP over four years, or $15,000 USD or £10,500 GBP over three years.

Students who apply for the DECA Scholarship may also be awarded one additional merit-based scholarship, with the exception of the Academic Excellence Scholarship.

How to apply
To be considered for the DECA Scholarship, you must submit a 400-500 word essay or a short five-minute video. Your submission should illustrate your perspective on being a business leader in the 21st century, and consider the following questions:

  • What makes a business leader successful in the twenty-first century? Explain how your experience with DECA has helped you develop these traits.

  • What are your career aspirations and how will studying at Hult help you achieve your goals?

Application deadline
Applicants who are interested in applying for this scholarship must submit their student application before they can apply. The deadline for the DECA Scholarship is February 15, 2021. Apply now

Receiving your scholarship
If you are awarded this scholarship and wish to receive it, you must confirm your place no later than May 1, 2021. 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.

Need-based awards for undergraduate students

Through our awards program, we are committed to helping families with greater financial need make their Hult dream a reality. Along with our merit-based scholarships, you may be considered for additional financial assistance through one of the award listed below and/or a regional grant. Applicants will be asked to provide a declaration of finance.

Entrepreneurial Spirit Award

The Entrepreneurial Spirit Award recognizes students who put ideas into action. Entrepreneurial Spirit recipients are characterized by their passion, perseverance, and resourcefulness.

Award amount
For the 2020-2021 intake, recipients of this award receive $15,000 USD or £10,000 GBP each academic year. This translates to $60,000 USD or £40,000 GBP over four years, or $45,000 USD, or £30,000 GBP over three years. Recipients of this award will also be invited to participate in the Hult Founders Lab—the school’s startup launchpad.

Interested candidates can apply to multiple need-based awards but may only be awarded one.

How to apply
To be considered for the Entrepreneurial Impact Award, you must submit a 400-500 word essay or a five-minute video. Your submission should answer one of the following questions:

  • Describe the qualities that you believe every successful entrepreneur has. How do you embody those traits?

  • What are your goals as an entrepreneur and how will studying at Hult help you achieve those goals?

Applicants who are interested in applying for this award must submit their student application before they can apply. Apply now

Receiving your award
If you are awarded this scholarship and wish to receive it, you must confirm your place no later than May 1, 2021. 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.

Social Impact Award

The Social Impact Award recognizes incoming students who have a strong passion for social entrepreneurship. Recipients of this award are characterized by their passion, optimism, and commitment to making a positive impact in the world.

Scholarship amount
For the 2021-2022 intake, recipients of this award receive $15,000 USD or £10,000 GBP each academic year. This translates to $60,000 USD or £40,000 GBP over four years, or $45,000 USD or £30,000 GBP over three years.

Interested candidates can apply to multiple need-based awards but may only be awarded one.

How to apply
To be considered for the Social Impact Award, you must submit a 400-500 word essay or a five-minute video. Your submission should illustrate your commitment to social entrepreneurship by answering one of the following questions:

  • Tell us about your involvement in an initiative that has benefited your local community or global society.

  • Propose a business plan for a social enterprise and explain how your experience at Hult could help make this a reality.

The submissions for this award will also be assessed by a panel of volunteers from the Hult Prize initiative: www.hultprize.org

Applicants who are interested in applying for this award must submit their student application before they can apply. Apply now

Receiving your scholarship
If you are awarded this scholarship and wish to receive it, you must confirm your place no later than May 1, 2021. 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.

Visionary Women Award

The Visionary Women Award is for female students who have outstanding drive, talent, and vision. Recipients of this award are characterized by their ambition, potential, and diversity of thought. These candidates challenge the status quo and bring a unique perspective to the table.

Scholarship amount
For the 2021-2022 intake, recipients of this scholarship receive $15,000 USD or £10,000 GBP each academic year. This translates to $60,000 USD or £40,000 GBP over four years, or $45,000 USD or £30,000 GBP over three years.

Interested candidates can apply to multiple need-based awards but may only be awarded one.

How to apply
To be considered for the Visionary Women Award, you must submit a 400-500 word essay or a five-minute video. Your submission should illustrate your perspective on what makes someone a visionary leader by answering one of the following questions:

  • Currently, fewer than 10% of Fortune 500 companies have female CEOs. What do you believe would drive change to create more female representation within leadership in the business community?

  • As someone who identifies as a woman, how do you believe studying at Hult will assist in accomplishing your goals?

Applicants who are interested in applying for this award must submit their student application before they can apply. Apply now.

Receiving your scholarship
If you are awarded this scholarship and wish to receive it, you must confirm your place no later than May 1, 2021. 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.

Hult Scholar Grant

Our goal is to grant full tuition to 10% of our incoming undergraduate students. Hult Scholars are dynamic thinkers, high achievers, and influential leaders. They also embody the Hult DNA by being entrepreneurial, open-minded, and by learning by doing. Hult Scholars have exceptional academic accomplishments, require significant financial support to aid in their education, and are nominated by their schools. If you believe you may qualify for the Hult Scholar Grant, please have your high school counselor reach out to a member of our enrollment team for more information.

US Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and other financial aid programs

US citizens and eligible non-citizens who wish to study at Hult can complete the FAFSA in order to qualify for US government federal student aid. To complete or update your FAFSA, go to www.fafsa.ed.gov. Hult International Business School’s school code is 041432. Any student adding Hult to their FAFSA application should also complete this release form for consideration.

Depending on where you are from, you may be eligible for national loan and grant opportunities from your home country. During the admissions process, we will work with you to identify any regional financial aid programs that you can take advantage of.

Use our Net Price Calculator to understand the financial aid you may qualify for and an estimate of your costs.

For more information regarding any need-based financial aid available, please contact us.

Hult Sibling Grant

We know university tuition can add up fast, especially when families have multiple children in college at the same time. The Hult Sibling Grant is designed to support families that send more than one student to Hult International Business School. Applicants who have a sibling currently attending or have attended and completed the undergraduate program, or any of the postgraduate programs at Hult are eligible for—a $10,000 USD or £7,000 GBP grant per year. This translates to $40,000 USD / £28,000 GBP over four years, or $30,000 USD / £21,000 GBP over three years.

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