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 2019.
  • The 2019 Fellow will receive a $15,000 cash award attributable toward tuition or course-related expenses.


  • MBA students who are enrolled in an accredited MBA program and have a passion for investing.
  • There are no demographic criteria or previous work experience requirements.

How to Apply

Initial Steps

Application Deadline: Friday, June 7, 2019 at 11:59 PM PDT

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

Stock Prompt Issuance Date: Monday, June 17, 2019 at 8:00 AM PDT

  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 (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 24, 2019 at 8:00 AM PT

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

Final Step

Interviews: August 2019

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

Fellow Winner Announced: Friday, August 30, 2019

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
  • NOTE: The conventional need NOT apply

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.

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.