Summer Associate Rise Above Fellow


Thank you for your interest in the Rise Above Fellowship.  Applications for Summer 2018 are no longer being accepted.  Best of luck with your upcoming internships!

Moelis & Company Rise Above MBA Fellowship

About the Fellowship:

The Moelis & Company MBA Fellowship is a discretionary award that provides individuals who have faced significant obstacles in their lives, with the opportunity to excel in Investment Banking by helping finance their education. The MBA Fellowship may be awarded to students who, through hard work and perseverance, have achieved their goals while overcoming adversity, hardship or unwarranted biases for any number of reasons including one’s gender, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran or military reserve status, gender identity, genetic characteristics, citizenship,  sexual orientation, or any other protected category or characteristics. 

Recipients will receive:

A $30,000 award in addition to the Summer Associate salary.  Upon successful completion of the summer internship and acceptance of a full-time offer, Moelis will award an additional $30,000.

Application Checklist:

To be considered for the MBA Fellowship, you must submit the following:

  1. Summer Associate Rise Above Fellow application at
  2. Undergraduate GPA and GMAT scores
  3. Personal statement in response to one of the following topics (500 words or less):
  • Describe overcoming adversity in your educational and/or professional life and how it has shaped the person you are
  • Describe the traits that you have developed that are most important in overcoming significant obstacles and how you foresee these traits helping you in a professional setting

Please attach your personal statement to your online application.


The application deadline is Monday, December 11th, 2017

The criteria, terms and conditions for receipt of an MBA Fellowship will be determined by Moelis & Company in its sole discretion.

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