Boustany MBA Harvard Scholarship at Harvard University


Are you looking for a way to pursue your MBA at Harvard Business School, one of the most prestigious and renowned institutions in the world? Do you have a strong academic record and a passion for excellence? Do you want to join a network of influential and successful alumni who are making a difference in various fields and sectors?

If your answer is yes, then you might be interested in applying for the Boustany MBA Harvard Scholarship, a generous and competitive award that is granted once every two years to one outstanding candidate who demonstrates exceptional potential and promise.

What does the Scholarship offer?

The Boustany MBA Harvard Scholarship covers the following expenses for the two-year MBA programme at Harvard Business School:

  • 75% of the tuition fees, which amount to $146,880 for the class of 2027
  • Travel and accommodation costs for a two-month internship with the Boustany Foundation or one of its partners

The next Scholarship will be awarded for the class commencing in Autumn 2025.

Who is eligible to apply?

The Scholarship is open to candidates of any nationality, but preference will be given to those of Lebanese descent. To be eligible, you must:

  • Have an excellent academic background and show considerable promise in your chosen field
  • Have received an offer of admission from the Harvard MBA programme
  • Submit your application to the Boustany Foundation by the deadline of 31st May 2025

How to apply?

To apply for the Scholarship, you need to send the following documents to [email protected]:

  • A copy of your curriculum vitae with a photograph
  • Your GMAT scores
  • Your acceptance letter from Harvard Business School

If you are shortlisted, you will be invited to an interview with the Boustany Foundation, where you will have the opportunity to showcase your personality, achievements, and aspirations. The final decision will be made by the Foundation and announced in June 2025.

What is the Boustany Foundation Internship?

As a condition of the Scholarship, you are expected to complete a two-month unpaid internship with the Boustany Foundation or one of its partners after the first year of your MBA programme. The internship will expose you to various projects and activities that relate to the Foundation’s mission and vision, such as philanthropy, education, health, arts, and culture. You will also have the chance to network with other scholars, alumni, and professionals who share your interests and values.

The Boustany Foundation will cover your travel and accommodation expenses related to the internship.


  • Q: How many candidates apply for the Scholarship each year?
  • A: The number of applicants varies each year, but it is usually very competitive. The Boustany Foundation receives hundreds of applications from qualified and talented candidates from all over the world.
  • Q: How many candidates are shortlisted for the interview?
  • A: The Boustany Foundation shortlists a few candidates for the interview, based on their academic performance, GMAT scores, and personal statement. The interview is a crucial part of the selection process, as it allows the Foundation to assess the candidate’s fit and potential for the Scholarship.
  • Q: How is the interview conducted?
  • A: The interview is conducted either in person or via video call, depending on the location and availability of the candidate and the Foundation. The interview lasts for about an hour and covers topics such as the candidate’s background, achievements, goals, motivations, and challenges.
  • Q: What are the benefits of the Scholarship besides the financial aid?
  • A: The Scholarship offers more than just financial support. It also provides the opportunity to join a prestigious and diverse community of scholars, alumni, and partners who are committed to excellence and social impact. The Scholarship also enhances the candidate’s profile and reputation, as it is recognized and respected by employers, peers, and institutions worldwide.

Source: boustany foundation