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Corporate & Investment Banking MBA Diversity Fellowship

Explore our fellowship program

The Corporate & Investment Banking MBA Diversity Fellowship is designed for top diverse MBA talent interested in Investment Banking. The program is reflective of Wells Fargo's commitment to building and sustaining a diverse and inclusive culture, as outlined in our Vision, Values, & Goals. The fellowship is designed to be a best-in-class program to pipeline high-potential underrepresented candidates into our Investment Banking Summer Associate Program, including female, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American/Alaskan Native and LGBTQIA students, as well as military veterans and students with disabilities. Eligible candidates will begin a full-time MBA program in the fall of 2020 and be available for a summer internship of 2021. Successful applicants will have a history of academic and/or professional achievement and a demonstrated interested in pursuing an Investment Banking career.

What is included in the fellowship?

The fellowship offers recipients $30,000 towards their 1st year MBA program upon receiving and accepting an offer for the Summer Associate Investment Banking internship. Recipients of the first year fellowship award also may be eligible to receive an additional second year fellowship award in the amount of $30,000 if: they successfully complete the 2021 Summer Associate Investment Banking internship, they receive and accept a full-time offer of employment with Wells Fargo, and they meet the employment requirements and other terms and conditions of the second year fellowship award opportunity.

Note: If you currently have or later receive financial awards that cover 80% or more of your MBA program tuition, the fellowship award opportunity available to you will be reduced from $30,000 to $15,000 for the first year, and any potential second year award will also be reduced to $15,000. You must advise Wells Fargo of any other financial awards that you currently have or later receive for your MBA program.

Application Details

Thank you for your interest in Corporate & Investment Banking MBA Diversity Fellowship opportunity.

The MBA Diversity Fellowship is an opportunity provided to those in attendance at the MBA Diversity Summit. You'll be asked to include an essay following prompts: Leadership and Diversity & Inclusion are two of Wells Fargo's values. Wells Fargo believes that leaders learn from each other. Please respond to the following questions (please limit your essay response to no more than 350 words total):

·       What have you learned from working with diverse populations?

·       Have you applied this at school or in the workplace?

Applying to the MBA Diversity Summit? You will need to submit your Fellowship essay along with your Diversity Summit application, resume and essay by 11:59p.m. EST on Sunday, October 4, 2020.

Please note: In the past we have hosted a MBA Women's Forum in addition to the MBA Diversity Summit. This year we will be combining both events into one MBA Diversity Summit. Note, we are continuing to monitor impacts to upcoming events in light of the evolving COVID-19 situation. Should it be necessary, this conference may be conducted virtually.

To be eligible to interview for the MBA Diversity Fellowship, you must be in attendance at the MBA Diversity Summit AND receive an offer for the 2021 Summer Associate Program based on interviews conducted during this event. Fellowship Interviews will take place in Charlotte on November 19 and November 20, 2020 and there will be no outside opportunities to interview.

Learn more about our Summer Associate Program.


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Disclosure: Wells Fargo Corporate and Investment Banking is the trade name for the corporate banking, capital markets and investment banking services of Wells Fargo & Co. and its subsidiaries, including but not limited to Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, member of NYSE, FINRA, NFA and SIPC, Wells Fargo Prime Services, LLC, member of FINRA, NFA and SIPC, and Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. Wells Fargo Securities, LLC and Wells Fargo Prime Services, LLC, are distinct entities from affiliated banks and thrifts.