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 Scholarship Application

Applications for LunaCap Foundation Scholarships are Closed and will reopen January 2, 2025 for 1st year Class of 2027 MBA candidates. 

Scholarship Criteria


LunaCap Foundation awards scholarships to U.S. Armed Forces Active Military, Veterans, and/or students of Mexican descent entering their 1st year at top-tier MBA schools, (see eligible schools below)

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

Applicants are to apply for a LunaCap Foundation scholarship during the Open Application Period (January 2 - March 31), and are selected based on:

  • Application and essay submission.  

  • Eligible candidate is either Active Military of the U.S. Armed Forces, Veteran, and/or a student of Mexican descent (born anywhere) entering their 1st year top-tier MBA program at an eligible school, (see eligible schools below).

    • Executive MBA (EMBA) program is eligible.

    • The Scholarship application is for 1st year entering MBA students accepted to attend eligible schools (see eligible schools below)

  • May be requested to demonstrate financial need as verified by the Financial Aid Office (FAO) Student Aid Report, (SAR) e.g. GI-Bill, loans, grants and other forms of financial aid, insufficient to cover full cost of education.

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LunaCap Foundation Scholarship Application Cycle

  • Application Opens January 2 and closes March 31.

  • Applications Reviewed on a Rolling Basis Feb - May. 

  • Interviews Conducted Feb/May for selected applicants.

  • LunaCap Scholars Selected in June.

  • 10 LunaCap Scholars will Receive Scholarship Awards (Announced Aug/Sept).

  • Scholarship Awards Disbursed Directly to School's Financial Aid Office Sept/Nov. According to FAO Timeline and Procedure.

Eligible MBA Programs 

  • Columbia Business School

  • Carnegie Mellon Tepper School of Business

  • 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

  • UT Austin McCombs School of Business 

  • UVA Darden School of Management

  • Yale School of Management

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