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Scholarships and Funding

Funding for Veterans

All Executive Education classes and certificates are certified for VA funding.

Application Process

  1. Contact the Executive Education team at 801-587-7273 or ExecEd@Utah.edu with the name of the class or certificate you’d like to take.
  2. Fill out paperwork provided by the Executive Education team and submit it to The University of Utah’s Veteran Services Department at VetServices@Utah.edu.
  3. Enjoy your class or certificate after you have received funding approval.

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Daniels Fund Ethics Scholarship

The David Eccles School of Business and Executive Education strive to make professional and executive-level development opportunities available to everyone. With the generous support of a like-minded organization, we have established the Daniels Fund Ethics Scholarship. We hope that this scholarship will allow new generations of leaders to walk away from our courses feeling inspired, knowledgeable, and confident in their actions. Please apply here.

Scholarships may cover either half or full tuition for applicable classes and certificates. If you are awarded a full-tuition scholarship, you will need to pay a small seat fee to reserve your spot. Please note that scholarship amounts are confidential and determined on a case-by-case basis.

All Executive Education classes include writing materials, course handouts, breakfast, lunch, and parking.

Authentic Leadership and Business Ethics Certificate

Scholarships are available to those looking to complete the entire Authentic Leadership and Business Ethics Certificate.

This online certificate has been designed to challenge you and help you grow as a leader and individual. Explore your leadership potential, understand the essentials to create a more ethical environment in your organization, and foster more innovation and growth.

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Leading with Ethics and Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence (EI) and a strong commitment to personal values are integral to effective leadership. Leaders with these skills are keenly aware of their emotions and the emotions of others, and they use those insights to lead, engage, and empower those around them. Under the guidance of renowned faculty member Dr. Abe Bakhsheshy, this class will help you hone your EI and ethical decision-making skills to make a bigger impact in your organization and become a stronger leader.

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This scholarship is intended for professionals who are committed to the pursuit of ethical leadership. The Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative strives to reinforce the value of ethical conduct in both professional and personal pursuits and promote inclusive, fair, and respectful cultures in organizations. Individuals who demonstrate exceptional character, leadership, and a desire to impact their organization and community positively are encouraged to apply.

Scholarship opportunities are typically reserved for people working in: small businesses, nonprofits, and government. Opportunities are also available to people returning to the workforce. We also encourage those in minority-owned or women-owned businesses to apply. Exceptions can be made for individuals who face other barriers to upward movement in their organization.

Please note: Our scholarships are limited to one per person at this time.

Applications are processed on a rolling basis. You should receive your decision within two weeks of submitting your application.

The scholarship committee comprises four anonymous individuals – decision-makers and scholarship liaisons for Executive Education at the David Eccles School of Business. The committee will determine which applicants will best use the knowledge and opportunities gained from our programs to further their personal and professional careers.

You will receive your application decision via the email you provided on your application. Please provide the best email to reach you. You have one month from the time you receive the scholarship offer to accept before it is forfeited. Your scholarship decision will include which classes are applicable..

Scholarships will either cover full or half tuition for a two-day course. If you receive a full-tuition scholarship, you will need to pay a small seat fee to reserve your spot. Please note that scholarship amounts are confidential and determined on a case-by-case basis.

If you cannot redeem your scholarship during your approved time frame, reach out to the Executive Education team. Please note that you will forfeit your scholarship and seat fee if you register for a course and do not attend.