Scholarships and Graduate Assistantships

Merit Scholarships: Students in the Full-time MBA program are awarded partial scholarships based on their GPA and GMAT scores. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $3,000 per term.

Sister Cities Scholarship Program: provides academic merit scholarships to well-qualified students enrolled in La Salle’s Full-time or One-Year MBA programs. Students from Philadelphia’s Sister Cities listed below are encouraged to apply.

Aix-en-Provence, France
Douala, Cameroon
Abruzzo, Italy (the region)
Florence, Italy
Kobe, Japan
Incheon, Korea
Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Tel Aviv, Israel
Tianjin, China
Torun, Poland


La Salle offers three $5000 Sister Cities Scholarships each year, depending upon the student’s academic qualifications. The scholarships are renewable for the second year of study for Full-time MBA students as long as the student maintains full-time status (12 or more credits per year) in good academic standing (3.0 or better cumulative GPA). In order to qualify for these scholarships, a student must meet the admission standards for the Full-time MBA program.

Apply online by June 1, 2014, for fall 2014 admission.

Graduate Assistantships

Graduate assistantships for American and international students in the Full-time MBA program are available on a competitive basis. The assistantship is provided at one-half of the tuition for a maximum of three terms (fall, spring, and summer) for new students beginning the program in fall 2014. The graduate assistant will work for 15 hours per week during each term for the School of Business. Duties may include data gathering, data analysis, assistance with undergraduate lab classes, research, or other appropriate non-clerical assistance to the office of the Dean, the Graduate Director, or a faculty member.

Criteria for the assistantship are the following:

  1. Overall GPA of 3.5 and GMAT of 525 or higher or,
  2.  GPA of 3.2 from a AACSB-accredited undergraduate institution
  3. Interview in person or by phone with the Full-time MBA Faculty Committee
  4. Professional experience considered
  5. Complete the Graduate Assistantship application form, and e-mail the completed form to
  6. Completed online admission application form and other required admission materials

Assistantship applications are due by Aug. 1.