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lunacap foundation

 Scholarship Application

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

LunaCap Foundation Scholarship Application 

Contact Information

Coursework, Experience, & Examinations

Resume (document or PDF format please)

Upload Resume

Undergraduate Transcript (document or PDF format please)

Upload Transcript

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, single spaced, 1" margins.)

(document or PDF format please)

Upload Essay 1

Essay 2: How do you plan to help others who follow in your footsteps? (Recommended length 1 page, single spaced, 1" margins.)

(document or PDF format please)

Upload Essay 2
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