Darden School of Business

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The University of Virginia Darden School of Business offers a variety of scholarship opportunities for innovators, entrepreneurs and technologists eager to move the world forward.

Our Scholarships

Batten Entrepreneurship Scholars

Full Scholarship

A scholarship for the student who can spot opportunity from a mile away. To be considered, candidates must submit a 500-word essay as a part of their Darden application. High-potential candidates will use the essay to describe:

  • Evidence of having led or helped build a new enterprise

  • A compelling and credible plan for future entrepreneurial endeavors

  • Your fit within the Batten Scholars and Darden communities

  • How you would contribute to the Darden Community at large

Application Deadlines

Early Action: 7 Sept 2018

Round 1: 4 Oct 2018

Round 2: 1 Jan 2019

Round 3: 3 Apr 2019

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Batten Innovation Scholars

Partial Scholarship

A scholarship for the student who dares to challenge how things have always been done. To be considered, candidates must submit a 500-word essay as a part of their Darden application. High-potential candidates will use the essay to describe:

  • Evidence of implementing value-driven innovation at one or more organizations

  • A strategy or idea for pursuing responsible innovation in future endeavors

  • Your fit within the Batten Scholars and Darden communities

  • How you would contribute to the Darden Community at large

Application Deadlines

Early Action: 7 Sept 2018

Round 1: 4 Oct 2018

Round 2: 1 Jan 2019

Round 3: 3 Apr 2019

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Batten Technology Scholars

Full Scholarship

A scholarship for the student who's using ones and zeroes to shake industries. To be considered, candidates must submit a 500-word essay as a part of their Darden application. High-potential candidates will use the essay to describe:

  • Evidence of exemplary entrepreneurial and innovative impact within the technology sector

  • A commitment to innovating through technology in future endeavors

  • Your fit within the Batten Scholars and Darden communities

  • How you would contribute to the Darden Community at large

Application Deadlines

Early Action: 7 Sept 2018

Round 1: 4 Oct 2018

Round 2: 1 Jan 2019

Round 3: 3 Apr 2019

Start Your Application

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