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Five Chicago Booth MBAs Named Siebel Scholars One Named McGowan Fellow

first_img About the AuthorMax PulciniMax Pulcini is a Philadelphia-based writer and reporter. He has an affinity for Philly sports teams, Super Smash Bros. and cured meats and cheeses. Max has written for Philadelphia-based publications such as Spirit News, Philadelphia City Paper, and Billy Penn, as well as national news outlets like The Daily Beast.View more posts by Max Pulcini Five Chicago Booth MBAs Named Siebel Scholars, One Named McGowan Fellow regions: Chicago Last Updated Nov 14, 2017 by Max PulciniFacebookTwitterLinkedinemail center_img The University of Chicago recently announced it’s Siebel Scholars and McGowan Fellow for 2018, with five MBA students from the Booth School of Business being recognized for their academic achievement and leadership, and awarded scholarship money for their efforts.Darrick Chan, Kathleen Davis, Monica Kalwani, Igo Shkilko, and Yihan Tan make up this year’s group of Booth Siebel Scholars. Each second-year MBA student received $35,000 each toward their final year of MBA tuition.Siebel Scholars are nominated their schools deans for their academic excellence, and leadership in the fields of business, computer science, bioengineering, and energy science. Established in 2000, the Siebel Foundation presents grants to more than 90 graduate students from 16 universities in the United States, China, France, Italy, and Japan. On average, Siebel Scholars rank in the top 5 percent of their class, and many rank within the top 1 percent. Meanwhile, Pedro Amoroso Lima was named Chicago Booth’s McGowan Fellow for 2018 thanks to his commitment to ethical leadership. Lima is one of 10 McGowan Fellows nationwide this year. These students will work together on a social impact project that will tackle a particular challenge.Established in 2010 by the William G. McGowan Charitable Fund, a Chicago-based family foundation, the McGowan Fellows program awards full-year tuition to select students. The program aims to provide the resources and guidance to young professionals to become ethical, accountable leaders and role models for generations to come.These are not the only scholarship and fellowship opportunities for Chicago Booth full-time MBAs. Full and partial tuition is awarded through merit-based awards, Chicago Booth Fellowships, and Corporate Fellowships. Merit-based awards do not require a formal application beyond the normal process of applying to Booth.Like the merit-based awards, the 15 different Chicago Booth Fellowships have no formal application process, although interested Booth applicants are encouraged to contact the Office of Admissions (7773.702.7396) for more information. Fellowships are awarded under the categories of: Academic, Diversity, Industry, Leadership, Military, Regional, and the Yellow Ribbon Program. RelatedBooth Recognizes its 2015 Siebel ScholarsFive University of Chicago Booth School of Business students have been recognized as 2015 Siebel Scholars for their academic achievement and leadership and were among the 83 winners from around the world who received $35,000 to use in their final year of study. “Representing the best and brightest from around…October 31, 2014In “Featured Home”Stanford Students Join Siebel ScholarsFive Stanford University Graduate School of Business second-year MBA students have joined the elite Siebel Scholars group. The students were chosen by a faculty committee based on academic achievement and demonstrated leadership within the business school community during their first year. Students inducted in to the group are also given…October 17, 2014In “Featured Home”Kellogg Honors Students’ Academic Achievements With Yearly Scholarship HonorsThis article originally appeared in the news piece “Meet the 2015 Siebel Scholars” on Kellogg’s News & Events page. Each year, 85 graduate students from around the world are selected based on outstanding academic performance and leadership. Each receives a $35,000 award toward their final year of studies. This year, the…October 7, 2014In “Featured Region”last_img read more