Application Information

  • Eligibility:
    Current MBA2 students
  • Scholarship Amount:
  • Number of Scholarships:
  • Applications accepted until late September

Skip and Carrie Gordon Scholarship

If you’re a second-year Ross MBA student, apply for Business+Impact’s Skip and Carrie Gordon Scholarship. The selected recipients will have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to impact.


2023 Gordon Impact Scholarship Applications closed on Mon, Sept. 25, 2023. 

2022-23 Gordon Scholarship Awardees

In October 2022, these four recipients were chosen from a number of applicants, and a $7,500 award went to each recipient.  Each was assigned to serve as a B+I Student Ambassador for the full 2022-23 academic year.

  • Summer Abiad (MBA ’23)
  • Connor Donnelly (MBA/MS ’23)
  • Harshita Pilla (MBA/MURP ’23)
  • Joss Woodhead (MBA ’23)

Read their stories here »

As a first-generation college student from Ghana, coming to business school in the US and dedicating myself to impact was a very expensive decision. The route I've chosen would not have been possible without this scholarship."

—  Emma Kwenu Smith (MBA ’20)

Previous Gordon Scholarship Awardees


J'Taime Lyons (MBA/MPP)
Nathan Alston (MBA)
Elizabeth Wallace (MBA/MS)


Claire Babilonia (MBA)
Tieranny Baker (MBA)
Kevin Finnegan (MBA/MPP)


Sheetal Singh (MBA)
Emma Smith (MBA)
Ivy Wei (MBA/MS)


Tim Carter (MBA)
Apoorva Kanneganti (MBA)
Christopher Owen (MBA/MS)
Nathan Stevens (MBA)

Impact Advantage: Support for Your Career in Impact

Michigan Ross’ dedication to students pursuing careers in impact goes beyond the classroom. The Impact Advantage Student Loan Repayment Program offers graduates up to $37,500 in loan support to those pursuing careers in social impact across educational, governmental, and nonprofit sectors during the first five years post-graduation. Impact Advantage is open to qualified alumni of the Full-Time MBA program who graduated May 2021 or after. Applications are due yearly on November 1, and must be submitted yearly for continuation of coverage.