To support Indians Reliance industries are offering the scholarship for the students who apply to Stanford University. An Indian who is in need of scholarship (financial help) for doing their MBA at Stanford can accomplish his/her goals.

The Reliance Dhirubhai fellowship program gives excellent opportunity to Indian applicants. Every year Stanford honors up to five fellowships.

Reliance Dhirubhai can provide up to $140,000 scholarship for the cost of tuition and related fees for each year of the two-year Stanford MBA Program.

Application process and criteria for evaluation

The application mainly consists of:

  • Resume/curriculum vitae (C.V.)
  • Educational history and test scores – optional at preliminary stage.
  • Awards and recognition (academic or social)
  • Employment history and career aspirations
  • 250-word essay question
  • Personal financial information

There are mainly 2 stages in the application process.

First stage: Applicants should complete the Reliance Dhirubhai Fellowship program application process with the all above details, then Stanford selects up to 50 Reliance Dhirubhai fellows finalists only, based on their academies and over all profile.

Second stage: Once done with the application, Stanford will select up to five Reliance Dhirubhai candidates every year from among the finalists based on their skills, strength, leadership qualities and individual characteristics and contribution to society.

Application deadlines and decision dates

23rd April 2018 – 29th May 2018 Application available online
29th May 2018 Application submission deadline(5:00 pm Pacific Time)
21st June 2018 Finalists notified
R1: TBD, R2: TBD Finalists prepare and submit Stanford MBA application
R1: TBD, R2: TBD Stanford releases admission decisions, including those for Reliance Dhirubhai Fellows
September 2019 Reliance Dhirubhai Fellows matriculate in Stanford MBA Program


Essay question – How do you aspire to shape your country’s future? (250 words)

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