We know that getting a graduate degree is a big commitment, both in time and money. We provide numerous opportunities for scholarships and grants that can help ease your educational experience.

Scholarships for Full-time MBA Students

Most of our full-time students receive scholarships, and more than half are awarded full tuition.

Dean's Scholarships
Covers full tuition, TCU MBA fees and up to $5,000 annual stipend. No separate application. Open to students of all nationalities.

TCU Neeley Scholarships
Up to full tuition and may also cover TCU MBA fees. No separate application. Open to students of all nationalities.

Other Scholarships
Range from $2,500 to full tuition. Includes endowed scholarships such as the Charles D. Tandy Scholarship, Howard Charles Harder Memorial Scholarship, Luther A. Henderson Scholarship and Thomas Kinder Farris Scholarship. No separate application. Most awards are open to students of all nationalities.

Veterans Awards
We welcome current and former military members. In fact, we waive the $100 application fee for all military personnel. You also receive priority consideration for our merit-based awards to help you transition back to the classroom. More about TCU Veterans Affairs.

Graduate Assistants
Available during the second year of study only. Graduate assistants are hired by the academic departments for specific projects. You are paid an hourly rate through student payroll.

Summer Internships
TCU MBA students participate in professional internships over the summer months, most with salaries ranging from $22 to $35 per hour. Many students who interned with local companies continue working 10-15 hours per week for these companies during their second year of the MBA program.

TCU Neeley Scholarship for Members of Prospanica/National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA)
Awards range from $10,000 to $20,000 per academic year.

TCU Neeley Scholarship for Members of the National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA)
Awards range from $10,000 to $20,000 per academic year.

TCU ROTC Graduate Student Scholarship
Full two-year tuition for qualified students interested in serving in the National Guard or Reserves as a Commissioned Officer after degree completion. No previous military experience required. Learn more.

Scholarships for Evening Programs and Part-time Students

To make graduate education more accessible to working students, TCU offers Professional Development Grants for part-time graduate students enrolled in credit courses. Unlike student loans, grants do not need to be repaid. The grants pay one-fourth tuition credit for up to six semester hours for each semester. A total of six hours is allowed for all summer semesters combined.


  • Year-round part-time students enrolled for eight credit hours per semester or less.
  • Must be admitted to TCU before application will be considered.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  • Must be at least 22 years of age by the final day of late registration.
  • Must be in good academic and financial standing with all colleges or universities previously attended.
  • Adjusted gross income does not exceed:
    • $87,954* for independent, single students without dependents.
    • $109,157* for married or single students with dependents.

Apply for a Professional Development Grant. (PDF)

*Note: Income ceilings and amounts of Professional Development Grants are subject to change.

We consider it an honor to welcome students who have served in the armed forces and their dependents. We’re committed to providing whatever support we can to help you obtain your MBA. More about TCU Veterans Educational Benefits.

The TCU Executive MBA reserves a limited number of seats for applicants who are eligible to received Post-9/11 GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon Program benefits at the 100% rate. We also waive the $75 application fee for all military personnel. Contact TCU’s Executive MBA team for details.

At TCU, we combine the resources of a major university with a commitment to an exceptional student experience. You'll see that investment demonstrated in top-notch faculty, personalized class size, extensive enrichment experiences beyond the classroom and unmatched career development resources. To be able to provide the high-quality private education experience our students expect and deserve, TCU's Neeley Graduate programs collect fees of $1,700 each semester.

Prospective evening graduate students with a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 and competitive GMAT or GRE scores can qualify for up to $10,200 in scholarship funds to offset the cost of graduate program fees.

There is not a separate application to qualify for this scholarship. Once you are admitted to the program, your admission file will automatically be evaluated for scholarship eligibility.