Regional Impact Scholarship (MBA)

Academic year 2020
Newcastle upon Tyne, England

Overview

Value of award

A full fee award of £24,000, payable towards the cost of tuition fees

Number of awards

1

Start date and duration

September 2020 for one year of study

Application closing date

1 June 2020

Overview

We want to support aspiring and established leaders from our region to continue their professional development. Our Regional Impact Scholarship is aimed at MBA candidates who can demonstrate their potential to the economy and society of the North East of England.

Further details on the administration of these scholarships can be found in our MBA Scholarships Regulations 2020 (PDF: 232 KB)

Sponsor

Newcastle University Business School 

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this full-fee scholarship you must meet the following criteria:

  • completed the scholarship application form including submitting an essay of no more than 1,500 words in response to the question listed. Submissions need to be in English.
  • hold a conditional or unconditional offer of admission to the Full-time MBA programme of 2020 entry
  • have substantive managerial experience (minimum 3 years prior to starting the MBA)
  • preferably hold the equivalent of a UK 2:1 honours degree (however, applicants who do not meet this requirement but can demonstrate relevant work experience above the minimum plus significant career progression may also be considered)
  • perform well at interview across all competency areas
  • hold an English language qualification of IELTS 6.5 or its equivalent with no subskill below 6.0 (if your first language is not English)

How to apply

Applications and essays will be reviewed by a panel of judges. Candidates need to complete the online application form.

Contact

For further information, please contact:
[email protected]
Tel: +44 (0) 191 208 1589

Deadline

Application will close on 01 June 2020

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