International Business Scholarships (MBA)

Level of Study: Postgraduate taught masters
Subject area: Business
Nationality: EU, Overseas (Non-EU), UK
Type of Award: University
Deadline for applying: None. Open all year.
Website: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/schools/business/mba/fees-and-funding/scholarships.aspx

Award Description

  • The scholarship holder will be an eligible Home/EU or Overseas student.
  • The scholarship holder will have demonstrable experience of undertaking business internationally, with evidence of having undertaken managerial roles in at least two non-native countries. They will also have clear plans of how they intend to use their MBA to further develop their engagement with business in different countries.
  • The scholarship will be allocated on the basis of academic ability, relevant experience and clarity of future plans as determined by the selection committee.
  • There are up to two scholarships available, worth up to £10,000 each, to be used towards the Birmingham MBA tuition fee. 

Value of Award

The International Business Scholarship will be awarded up to £10,000, to be used towards the Birmingham MBA tuition fee.

Eligibility Criteria

This scholarship applies to one-year, full-time MBA programmes only.

The scholarship holder will have demonstrable experience of undertaking business internationally, with evidence of having undertaken managerial roles in at least two non-native countries. They will also have clear plans of how they intend to use their MBA to further develop their engagement with business in different countries.

The scholarship will be allocated on the basis of academic ability, relevant experience and clarity of future plans as determined by the selection committee.

How to Apply

Scholarships will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Assessment will be made based on a candidate’s MBA application, CV, and Personal Statement. Candidates must state which scholarship they wish to be considered for in their application/Personal Statement. The MBA Director may interview shortlisted candidates over the phone or by Skype. The scholarship holder will have demonstrable experience of undertaking business internationally, with evidence of having undertaken managerial roles in at least two non-native countries. They will also have clear plans of how they intend to use their MBA to further develop their engagement with business in different countries.

A rolling assessment process will be in place throughout the application cycle, with the expectation that all scholarships will be allocated by April 2017.

Please contact Victoria Malin, MBA Recruitment and Admissions Officer, for more details (mbaadmissions@contacts.bham.ac.uk). 

Contact

Victoria Malin
mbaadmissions@contacts.bham.ac.uk