Darden Jefferson Fellowships

Awarded By: University of Virginia in USA
Updated on Mar 7, 2024
Rekha Madi
Rekha Madi
University Research Analyst
Course: Masters
Deadline: Apr 22, 2024
Amount: USD 106,809
Countries:
United States of AmericaUSA

Scholarship Overview

The Darden Jefferson Fellowship is the most prestigious and generous fellowship offered at the Darden School of Business. The Darden Jefferson Fellowship is awarded by University of Virginia.

Applicable course, university, and country

  • This scholarship is applicable for Masters Degree
  • This scholarship is applicable for the following courses in University of Virginia in USA
  • Master of Business Administration

Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: USD 106,809 => Rs 88,07,470
Conversion rate used: 1 USD = Rs. 83.12 (last updated 9th January 2024)
Scholarship amount will be given: One Time

  • Each Darden Jefferson Fellow will receive full tuition and fees, health insurance, and a $20,000 living stipend
  • Additionally, Fellows may receive a $7,000 stipend for their MBA program to defray the cost of the required laptop, support another research-related activity, fund a global learning experience, or cover costs related to the fellow’s research project

Scholarship amount can be used for:

Type of Expense Indicates if the scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Tuition & Fees ✔ Scholarship amount can be used for this
Living Expense ✔ Scholarship amount can be used for this
Accommodation × Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses × Not covered in scholarship
Spouse/Child Care × Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover ✔ Scholarship amount can be used for this
Application × Not covered in scholarship
Others ✔ Scholarship amount can be used for this

Number of students to be awarded:
Varies

Eligible student nationality

India, United States of America, United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, Canada, Germany, Malaysia, Sweden, France, Switzerland, Netherlands, Denmark, Spain, Russia, United Arab Emirates, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Norway, Japan, Thailand, Belgium, Armenia, Fiji, China, South Korea, Greece, Mauritius, Estonia, Luxembourg, Ukraine, South Africa, Hungary, Austria, Slovenia, Philippines, Cyprus, Bangladesh, Lithuania, Monaco, Nepal, Georgia, Hong Kong, Turkey, Malta, Bahrain, Barbados, Guyana, Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Antarctica, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, Christmas Island, Cocos Islands, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Curacao, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Finland, French Polynesia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greenland, Grenada, Guam, Guatemala, Guernsey, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Iceland, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Isle of Man, Israel, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Jersey, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Macao, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mayotte, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Northern Mariana Islands, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Pitcairn, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Reunion, Romania, Rwanda, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Swaziland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, U.S. Virgin Islands, Uganda, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican, Venezuela, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Sahara, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Appication Process for this scholarship

  • Copy of transcripts
  • CV – a one- or two-page resume
  • LOR- Two recommendations
  • Respond to the short answers questions

Scholarship Application:
Students will be auto-considered for this scholarship when they apply for the courses on which this scholarship is applicable.
No separate application is needed.

Application Documents:

Type of documents Indicates if this type of document is required to be submitted
LOR Required
CV Required

Important Dates & FAQ info:

Info Date
Scholarship Deadline: Not Available

Additional Information:

  • Applicants who received their bachelor’s degree from a university where the medium of instruction was in English are not required to take an English language assessment test
  • The Darden School nominates a select number of candidates who apply in the Early Action and first application rounds. International students are invited to apply in Darden’s Early Action round to be considered for a nomination to the Jefferson Fellows Competition

Scholarship Eligibility

  • Applicant must have completed their bachelor’s degree at a college or university in the United States or hold a college or university degree equivalent to a four-year American baccalaureate degree
  • Applicants with only three years of bachelors degree will also be considered
  • Candidates interested in being considered for this Fellowship should be exceptional candidates from anywhere in the world who demonstrate qualities such as ethical leadership, diplomatic decisiveness, a track record of putting ideas into action, and a superb record of academic achievement
  • The first round of Fellowship application review may include a personal interview An evaluative interview is conducted by invitation only

Special Restrictions:
No Special Restriction applicable
Exams Details:

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
TOEFL Required
IELTS Required
PTE Required
GRE Required
GMAT Required
12 Required
UG Required
Interview Required

iSchoolConnect Rating

4
The rating is done considering various factors

Frequently Asked Questions

The frequently asked questions about the scholarship are:

Who can apply for the Scholarship?
The scholarship is applicable to students from various countries.

What is the minimum Qualification Required?
The students must have completed their undergraduate education from a recognized institution.

What is the procedure for applying?
Students will be auto-considered for this scholarship when they apply for the courses on which this scholarship is applicable. No separate application is needed.

What are the documents required for filling the forms?
Official transcripts, LOR and CV

What is the duration of the Scholarship?
One Time