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The Institute has partnered with Ashoka, the world’s largest network of social entrepreneurs with resources in 70 countries, to offer a guaranteed 25 percent scholarship for a master’s degree or social change program.

Eligible individuals include faculty, staff, and students who are engaged in the social change community at an Ashoka U Changemaker Campus, as well as staff at Ashoka.

Ashoka Scholarship

Scholarships are available for the following:

How to Apply

View the list of Ashoka U Changemaker Campuses to see if yours is one.

For the graduate degree programs

  • Apply by the next application deadline.

  • Indicate your affiliation with Ashoka when prompted on the application.

  • Upload a separate statement (200 words or less) that describes your experience with a social enterprise.

  • Be sure one of your letters of recommendation comes from your campus Change Leader staff or faculty.

  • You can waive the application fee.

For the professional development programs

  • Choose the program you are interested in and apply by the appropriate deadline.

  • Identify yourself as affiliated with Ashoka in the appropriate section of the application.

Next Steps

Prospective students

Speak with an enrollment advisor or request more information.

Partner representatives

Contact Senior Director of Institutional Partnerships Jill Stoffers.