2019 - 2020 Riordan MBA Fellows Application

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Thank you for your interest in the 2019 - 2020 Riordan MBA Fellows Program. Please fill out the following application to the best of your ability. At the end of the application, you will have the opportunity to review your information before submission and/or save your information as you go.

The following is a checklist of what needs to be submitted with your application:

1. Applicant Information and Background

2. College and Employment Information

3. Unofficial Transcripts (to include community college, undergraduate and graduate transcripts)
4. Resume and GMAT/GRE Score Information
5. Your Reference's Contact Information 

6. Activities and Leadership

7. Essays

**Please note regarding the reference information. In the application you will list the full name, contact number and email address of the individual you are identifying to complete our on-line recommendation form. This form is sent to your reference, once you've reviewed your application and click submit. Please ensure that you let your reference know to look out for an email from our program office, regarding your application.

Please keep in mind, the Riordan MBA Fellows program is a year long commitment (September 2019 - May 2020) that consists of monthly in-person sessions at UCLA Anderson, as well as monthly communication with Riordan staff. Below are the tentative dates for the 2019 - 2020 program year:

(Please refer to our website for Cohort requirements)

Cohort 1 - September 6 - 7, 2019, November 16, 2019, January 11, 2020, March 7, 2020

Cohort 2 - October 4 - 5, 2019, December 7, 2019, February 8, 2020, April 4, 2020

Both Cohorts - Riordan Programs Graduation May TBD, 2020

Each session will tentatively begin at 8:00 a.m. and will end at 4:30 p.m. If you foresee an issue with attendance, please take this into consideration before moving forward with your application since absences are not allowed. Additionally, please note while out of state applicants are encouraged to apply, the Riordan MBA Fellows program does not provide lodging, transportation or parking. 

To ensure application completion, I highly recommend submitting your application fee of $50 immediately upon submission.

Your online application is not considered complete until you have completed all sections and we've received all items on the above checklist.


*Round 1 Deadline - January 31, 2019

*Round 2 Deadline - April 5, 2019

For more information about the Riordan MBA Fellows program, click here.

Personal Information

Please enter only one email address.

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Mailing Address

Riordan Information

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Employment Information

Family Information

Father's Information
Fill out all known fields. Place "unknown" in fields you do not have the information for.

Mother's Information
Fill out all known fields. Place "unknown" in fields you do not have the information for.

College Information

List all colleges, universities, and other educational institutions attended since high school, including those offering extension courses.  Click the "Add Another Institution" link to add another institution.

Please submit your unofficial transcripts from your degree bearing institution with your application (16 MB size limit).  If admitted into the Riordan MBA Fellows Program an official transcript will be requested.
Example: Los Angeles, CA


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Recommendation Form

Please enter your reference's contact information.  Your reference must complete an online Recommendation form.

Be sure to enter the email address accurately.  Your reference will receive an email containing a link to the online Recommendation form once you submit your application.  After you submit your application, you should confirm with your reference that they received the email. Your application will not be considered complete until we receive your recommendation form. 

Please enter only one email address.


List Extracurricular Activities, Leadership Positions and Awards held or received post-college and undergraduate.


THANK YOU for applying to The Riordan MBA Fellows Program. If you have any questions post submission, please refer to our programs FAQ's. 

On the next page, you will be asked to confirm your information and certify that the information provided is correct. I understand that once I select "Confirm" on the next page, I will not be able to return to the application to make any additions or edits.

Step 2 of Application:
Please click here to submit your application fee. 

Your application will not be considered complete until the fee is paid and your recommendation form is received by The Riordan Programs.

Applicant fee Link: