The Robert S. Kaplan (MBA 1983) Life Sciences Fellowship

Awarded By: Harvard University in USA
Updated on Jan 17, 2024
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Course: Masters
Deadline: Jan 3, 2024
Amount: USD 10,000
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Scholarship Overview

The Robert S. Kaplan (MBA 1983) Life Sciences Fellowship is a type of scholarship which is awarded for pursuing MBA at Harvard University. A student can get a maximum amount of USD 10000 and the scholarship amount will be given yearly only. The scholarship amount can be used for paying tuition. Preference is given to students who are planning careers in science-related businesses or organizations. To be eligible for the award, applicants must have completed their 12th grade and also possess a Bachelor degree. To be eligible for this award, international students must take English language examinations as well as standardised exams like TOEFL, IELTS, PTE, GRE and GMAT. As a part of selection process, applicants must have relevant work experience and also needs to appear for an interview. In order to apply for the scholarship, students need the following documents: LOR, Essays, CV and Official Transcripts.

Applicable course, university, and country

  • MBA

Scholarship amount details

The award is $10,000 for each year.
Conversion rate used: 1 USD = Rs. 83.20 (last updated 7th December 2023).
Scholarship amount will be given: Yearly.
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 × Not covered in scholarship
Accommodation × Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses × Not covered in scholarship
Spouse/Child Care × Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover × Not covered in scholarship
Application × Not covered in scholarship
Others × Not covered in scholarship

Number of students to be awarded:

Eligible student nationality

India, United States of America, United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, Canada, Germany, Malaysia, Sweden, France, Switzerland, Netherlands, Denmark, Spain, Russia, UAE, 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

Application Process for this scholarship:

  • Letter of Recommendation (LOR):
    • – Two recommendations are required
    • – Recommenders will be asked to fill out a personal qualities and skills grid and answer two additional questions
    • – Recommendation form includes the following questions:
      • 1 How do the candidate’s performance, potential, background, or personal qualities compare to those of other well-qualified individuals in similar roles? Please provide specific examples (300 words)
      • 2 Please describe the most important piece of constructive feedback you have given the applicant Please detail the circumstances and the applicant’s response (250 words)
  • Essay:
    • – Students need to answer the question: “As we review your application, what more would you like us to know as we consider your candidacy for the Harvard Business School MBA program?”
    • – There is no word limit for the question
    • – Students must write the answer in clear language
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV):
    • – A current business resume uploaded through the university’s online application system
    • – This can be the student’s standard business resume or CV
    • – They do not need to have it in any special format
  • Additional Application Materials:
    • – Academic transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate academic institutions attended
    • – GMAT/GRE Scores
    • – English Language Proficiency scores (TOEFL/IELTS/PTE)
    • – Signed Acceptance of HBS Admissions Policies
    • – The Kaplan fellowship does not affect eligibility for need-based HBS Fellowships

Application Documents:

Type of Document Indicates if Required
Essay Required
Transcripts Required
Passport Required
LOR Required
CV Required
Work Experience Required

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.
Important Dates & FAQ info:

Info Date
Scholarship application open Not Available
Scholarship Deadline Not Available
Scholarship Decision date Not Available
Interview Date Not Available
FAQ Link: Not Available
Contact email: Not Available
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Additional InformationThe Kaplan fellowship does not affect eligibility for need-based HBS Fellowships.

Scholarship Eligibility

Scholarship Eligibility

  • The applicant is expected to show credentials which may include academic achievements, professional accomplishments, and recognition from outside organizations
  • Bachelor: Applicant is required to hold a degree program at an accredited US four-year undergraduate college/university or its equivalent
  • HBS does not have a minimum test score to apply, however, the MBA Admissions Board discourages any candidate with a TOEFL score lower than 109 on the IBT, an IELTS score lower than 75, or a PTE score lower than 75 from applying
  • Work Experience: The program is designed for students who have full-time work experience before matriculation
  • Interview: It is part of the admission process The applicant may be invited to interview after their written application has been submitted and reviewed Interviews may be scheduled on campus, in domestic or international hub cities, or via Skype Interviews are 30 minutes and are conducted by an MBA Admissions Board member who has reviewed the student’s application

Special RestrictionsNo Special Restriction is applicable.Exams Details

Exam Name Requirements
TOEFL Required
IELTS Required
PTE Required
GRE Required
GMAT Required
12 Required
UG Required
Work Experience Required
Interview Required

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Frequently Asked Questions

The frequently asked questions about the scholarship are:

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

What is the minimum Qualification Required?
The students must have completed their bachelor’s 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.

What is the duration of the Scholarship?
One Time