Kelley School of Business Merit Fellowship

Awarded by : Indiana University

Updated on Jun 23, 2021
Akanksha Sharma

University Research Analyst

Kelley School of Business Merit Fellowship

  • Applicable for

    Indiana University in USA

  • Max scholarship per student

    Rs 37,68,491/-

  • No. of students to be awarded


  • Course Level


  • Intake year

    Sep 2021

  • Final application deadline

    15 Apr 2021

  • Type of scholarships


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Scholarship Overview

  • The scholarship is offered by the Kelley School of Business to the first-year students of Full-time MBA and is renewable for the second year also 

Applicable course, university and country

This scholarship is applicable for Masters Degree

This scholarship is applicable for the following courses in Indiana University in USA

Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: USD 51,454 => Rs 37,68,491

Conversion rate used: 1 USD = Rs. 77.68 (last updated 8th June 2022)

Scholarship amount will be given: Yearly

Scholarship amount can be used for

Type of Expense Indicates if 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

  • The amount of award ranges from $7500 to full tuition per academic year
  • Awards given to first-year students are renewable for their second year in the program

Student Awards

Number of students to be awarded: Varies

Scholarship Eligibility

Special Restrictions

  • No Special Restriction applicable

Exams Details

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
TOEFL Required (minimum score 100)
IELTS Required (minimum score 7)
GRE Required
GMAT Required
12 Required
UG Required


  • Applicants must have completed a four-year bachelor’s degree, the Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) following a three-year bachelor’s degree, or the first year of a master’s degree following a three-year bachelor’s degree
  • While work experience is not required, Kelly business school likes to see students with at least 2 years of full-time, post-undergraduate work experience
  • GMAT or GRE scores
  • English Language Proficiency:
    • TOEFL: a score of 100
    • IELTS: a score of 7.0
    • The requirement will automatically be waived for applicants who have earned an undergraduate or post-graduate degree from an institution in which English was the language of instruction
  • Candidates are awarded on the basis of following criteria:
    • Academic performance
    • GMAT scores
    • Professional experience
    • Application strength

Eligible student nationality

This scholarship is applicable for students from India +239 more

Application Process for this scholarship

Application Documents

Type of documents Indicates if this type of document is required to be submitted
LOR Required
Essays Required
CV Required
Financial/Tax Documents Required
Official transcripts Required

  • LOR-
    • Applicants need to contact one individual to submit a recommendation on their behalf
    • A current or recent supervisor is preferred
  • Essay-
    • Applicants need to submit three mandatory essays and one optional essay:- 
      • Discuss the immediate post-MBA professional goals. How will the professional experience of the applicant, when combined with a Kelley MBA degree, allow him/her to achieve these goals? Should the short-term goals he/she has identified not materialize, what alternate career paths might he/she consider? (500 words)
      • Respond to one of the following short essay prompts (300 words)
        • My greatest memory is...
        • I'm most afraid of...
        • My greatest challenge has been...
        • I'm most proud of...
      • Applicants are required to share a brief fact about themselves that their classmates would find interesting, surprising, or noteworthy. (25 words)
      • Is there anything else that candidate thinks the university should know, he/she can write it as well in 300 words (optional)
  • CV- Applicants are encouraged to limit the resume to two pages, whereas one-page resumes are preferred
  • International Student Financial Documentation
  • A scanned copy of the official transcripts from every college or university attended
    • The scanned documents must be clearly legible and sized to print on standard 8½-by-11-inch paper
    • If the transcripts are in languages other than English, also submit translated versions
  • Scanned copies of your unofficial GMAT or GRE score
  • Proof of English language proficiency

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

Date Additional Details
Application final end date April 15, 2021

Application deadline for admission:

  • First: 15th Oct 2020
  • Second: 5th Jan 2021
  • Third: 1st Mar 2021
  • Final: 15th Apr 2021

Please note that these dates could be in local country times and may not be IST (Indian standard time).

FAQ Link
Contact email
Phone number 812-855-8006

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