lunacap foundation

 Scholarship Application

Applications for LunaCap Foundation Scholarships are now open. Application deadline is March 30, 2021.

Scholarship Criteria


LunaCap Foundation awards scholarships to active military, veterans, and/or students of Mexican descent attending top-tier MBA programs. 

Ten-$10,000, one-time, need-based scholarships awarded annually each July to help offset the cost of education for eligible candidates attending top-tier MBA school programs, (see eligible MBA schools below). 

Applicants are to apply for a LunaCap Foundation scholarship during the Open Application Period (January 1 - March 30), and are selected based on:

  • Application and essay submission.  

  • Eligible candidates are active military, veterans, and/or students of Mexican descent (born anywhere) attending top-tier MBA programs.

  • Accepted and entering your first year, full-time MBA program at an eligible school, (see eligible MBA schools below).

    • Note: Eligible candidates need to be accepted at the time of at the time of application submission.

    • Note: Executive MBA program is eligible.

  • Demonstrate financial need as verified by the Financial Aid Office (e.g. GI-Bill, loans, grants and other forms of financial aid insufficient to cover full cost of education.)

Application Process

  1. Complete and submit the application & essays by March 30, 2021

  2. First round interviews (conducted by current LunaCap Fellows/Scholars) completed with selected applicants by the end of April 2021. 

  3. Second round interviews - Having passed the 1st round of interviews, selected applicants will be invited for a second interview (with LunaCap Foundation Leadership) in May 2021.  

    • Failure to respond in a timely manner to schedule & complete interview(s) could result in application denial.


Eligible MBA Programs 

  • Columbia Business School

  • Duke Fuqua School of Business

  • Georgetown McDonough School of Business

  • Harvard Business School

  • Johnson School of Business at Cornell

  • London Business School

  • MIT Sloan School of Management 

  • Northwestern Kellogg School of Management 

  • NYU Stern School of Business

  • Stanford Business School

  • The Wharton School

  • Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth

  • UC Berkeley Haas School of Business

  • University of Chicago Booth School of Business

  • University of Michigan Ross School of Management 

  • UVA Darden School of Management

  • Yale School of Management

LunaCap Foundation Scholarship Application Cycle

  • Application Opens January 1, 2021

  • Application Closes March 30, 2021

  • Applications Reviewed On A Rolling Basis 

  • Interviews Conducted February - May 30, 2021

  • Award Decisions Announced July 31, 2021

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LunaCap Foundation Scholarship Application 

  • Applications for the class of 21/22 academic year will be accepted through March 30, 2021

  • Interviews will be conducted February 2021 - May 2021

  • Awards will be announced July 2021

  • Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis

Contact Information

Coursework, Experience, & Examinations

Resume (document or PDF format please)

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Undergraduate Transcript (document or PDF format please)

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GMAT and/or GRE Scores

Please select the MBA Programs to which you have applied and/or committed to attend. (Scholarship eligibility depends upon attendance at one of the folowing programs.)


Essay 1: What do you plan to do once you graduate business school? What are your long-term goals? (Recommended length 1 page)

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Essay 2: How do you plan to help others who follow in your footsteps? (Recommended length 1 page)

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