We offer a wide variety of scholarship opportunities for our master's and bachelor's degree programs. These opportunities include merit scholarships, summer language scholarships and scholarships through our partners, such as the Peace Corps, AmeriCorps, City Year, Fulbright, JET and more!

MIIS Merit Scholarships

Both U.S. and international students are eligible for Merit Scholarships, ranging between $4,000 to $16,000 per year. You will automatically be considered for a merit scholarship, if you're admitted to one of our to our master's and bachelor's degree programs. No additional application materials are required. Start your application today!

Apply by the Next Priority Scholarship Deadline

To receive maximum scholarship consideration, apply by the next priority scholarship deadline for Fall Semester 2015:

  • February 1
  • March 1

Scholarships are also still available for Spring Semester 2015 admission for select programs.

Preferential Consideration for Scholarships through Partnerships

If you are affiliated with or are an alumni of one of the partner organizations, you may receive preferential consideration for the MIIS Merit Scholarship. See instructions for applying for these scholarships through partnerships, as this may require a separate written statement.

Summer Language Scholarships

French Language Class

Yu/Deppman and Ramaswamy Summer Language Scholarships

Want to learn a new language or improve your language skills before starting your master’s or bachelor’s program in Fall Semester 2015? If you’re admitted to MIIS and are required or would like to enhance your language skills during the summer, we encourage you to apply by the February 1, 2015 application deadline. Learn more about our 2015 Summer Language Scholarships >>

Scholarships through Partnerships

If you are affiliated with or are an alumni of one of the programs below, you may receive preferential consideration for a Merit Scholarship. Please explore the links below for instructions, which may include submitting a separate written statement to confirm affiliation.

Fulbright Program

Alumni of the Fulbright Program are eligible, including both U.S. and international students.

JET Program

Alumni of the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program are eligible.

Peace Corps: Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program

Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs) are eligible for a minimum scholarship of $12,000 per year.


Alumni of Omprakash are eligible for a minimum scholarship of $10,000 per year.


Rotary International

Two Rotary Scholars are selected annually for a mimimum scholarship of $12,000 per year.

World Teach

Alumni of World Teach programs around the world are eligible.

City Year

Alumni, staff and corps members of City Year are eligible for a scholarship covering at least 25% of tuition per year.


Alumni of Americorps VISTA, NCCC and State & National programs are eligible. Segal Education Award matching available.

Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS)

Members of BGS are eligible for a scholarship between $12,000 and $16,000 per year for our One-Year MBA in Global Impact Management.

Teach for America

Alumni of Teach for America are eligible.


UCLA Extension

UCLA Extension: Business Studies

Alumni of UCLA Extension are eligible for a minimum scholarship of $10,000 per year for our Fisher MBA in Global Impact Management.

The Language Flagship

Language Flagship students are eligible for a minimum scholarship of $16,000 per year.

Veterans' Benefits

Through the Yellow Ribbon Program, we provide full tuition coverage for up to 75 eligible veterans per academic year. We also give preferential consideration for MIIS Merit Scholarships for veterans who are not using veterans’ benefits to fund their master’s or bachelor’s programs at MIIS.

Outside Scholarships

Our Office of Student Financial Planning maintains a list of Outside Scholarship Information to help you access additional financial resources. These organizations may provide scholarships, fellowships, and grants to students. We recommend that you research the organizations on this list, along with performing your own scholarship search, to see if you are eligible to apply. All questions regarding your eligibility for these scholarships should be directed toward the organization providing the scholarship.