About the Fellowship

This award is to be used toward tuition and/or course-related expenses by a student who is passionate about investment management. There are no demographic criteria or previous work experience requirements. However, the conventional need NOT apply.

The Award

  • One Orbis Investment Management Fellow will be selected in 2018.
  • The 2018 Fellow will receive a $15,000 cash award attributable toward tuition or course-related expenses.


We invite all incoming MBA students who have enrolled in an accredited MBA program and have a passion for investing to apply.

How to Apply

Initial Steps

Application Deadline: Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 11:59 PM PT

  1. Complete the online application form.
  2. Submit your resume [including your GPA, GMAT and SAT scores], proof of enrollment and a 500 word or less essay articulating why you are passionate about investing in PDF format.

Stock Prompt Issuance Date: Monday, June 18, 2018 at 8:00 AM PT

  1. Complete an original stock analysis on a stock of our choosing.
    • We will send the stock analysis prompt to all candidates. All candidates will have one week to complete the analysis. This is the only week that stock prompts will be issued; we cannot offer additional dates to candidates (no exceptions). We will provide all the pertinent details at that time, and you may use whichever resources you deem fit.

Stock Analysis Deadline: Monday, June 25, 2018 at 8:00 AM PT

  1. Turn in your stock analysis no later than this date.

Final Step

Interviews: August 2018

  1. Those applicants with outstanding essays and stock analyses will be invited to our office in downtown San Franciso to meet with our Investment Team, including our Managing Director, to discuss their application materials. Orbis will coordinate and provide your travel arrangements.

Fellow Winner Announced: Friday, August 31, 2018

Evaluation Process

Candidates will be evaluated based on:

  • A demonstrated passion for investing
  • Quality, logic, and reasoning of a sound stock analysis
  • A sustained commitment to excellence
  • The promise of a continued commitment to the field of investing/investment management

Orbis reserves the right to select multiple recipients or to not select any recipient for the Fellowship for a particular year if the stock analyses do not meet the stated criteria.

Please note: If you do not receive an email regarding the next steps in the fellowship process within a week of the application deadline, please email shannon@orbismbafellowship.com to check the status of your application.

If you use a public computer or share a computer with another applicant, you will need to log out of any Orbis created account, otherwise additional applications submitted will overwrite your submission.