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Types of Financial Aid

Scholarships, Grants, and Loans for Graduate Students

Graduate Financial Aid Application Guide

Our Office of Financial Aid is available to help you make the right decisions about financing your education. We provide valuable information about opportunities that might be available to you through private endowments, federal programs, and the Graziadio Business School.

We encourage you to review the options below and to contact us with any questions.

Graziadio Business School Scholarships

Merit-Based Scholarships

You're much more than a score, so we look beyond each applicant's cumulative GPA, GRE, and GMAT score to take into account your academic achievements, work experience, leadership skills, and other factors that can inform us of your strengths.

Awards are given at the time of admittance to the program. To see if you qualify, contact us at gsbmadm@pepperdine.edu.

Endowed Scholarships

The Graziadio Business School offers a number of special scholarships for students meeting specific scholarship criteria. These awards are made available by gifts from University supporters and alumni as well as from endowed funds. Awards are made annually according to established requirements and amounts may vary based on the availability of funds. Scholarships include:

Linda M. Gage AWP Endowed Scholarship

Established to honor the memory of Regent Linda M. Gage, this memorial scholarship is designated for active members of the Church of Christ who attend Pepperdine schools and who have demonstrated financial need.

Thomas E. Burnett, Jr., Memorial Scholarship

This memorial scholarship was established in honor of Thomas E. Burnett, Jr., a 1995 graduate of the Graziadio School's Presidents and Key Executives MBA program, who passed away on September 11, 2001, on United Flight 93. It is designated for Graziadio School students who have demonstrated leadership skills.

John Nicks Memorial Scholarship

Established to honor the memory of administrator and long-time Pepperdine professor John D. Nicks, Jr., funds are designated for Graziadio School students who show their past and future commitment to serving others and have demonstrated financial need.

Reva Graziadio Endowed Scholarship

Established by Reva Graziadio, widow of the school's benefactor George Graziadio and a longtime supporter of the school, the funds are designated for incoming Full-time MBA students who have proven themselves as aspiring leaders and active community members.

J. McDonald and Judy Williams Scholarship

Established by J. McDonald and Judy Williams, the funds are designated for active members of the Church of Christ attending the Graziadio School.

GSBM Berryman Endowed Scholarship

Established by Mr. Berryman, the funds are designated for African American students with financial need and merit who are pursuing a Graduate degree at the Graziadio School of Business and Management.

For further information about the scholarships listed above, please contact Mr. Murzi Kay in the Financial Aid Office at Murzi.Kay@Pepperdine.edu

Private Grants and Scholarships

Loans