Loan Assistance: Criteria
In addition to financial need and employment eligibility, selection is based on the following qualitative criteria:
Quality of position: Based on level of responsibility, level of need for this type of position in the community, significance of managerial opportunity, and opportunity for managerial development. Of particular interest are jobs that require the applicant to use business and managerial skills gained at HBS, as well as the applicant's capability to produce significant, sustained benefits for the employer within these goals.
Job fit: Applicant's background and previous experience as evidence of potential for a successful match between the applicant and the job, and applicant's ability to succeed in that job.
Commitment and long-term goals: Applicant's commitment to the relevant industry or sector as well as applicant's long-term career goals and job fit with those goals.