Many UK universities offer MBA scholarships. The amount provided will vary. So will the selection criteria. In this article, you will find 8 different scholarship options. Four of these are offered by the University of Birmingham. The remaining four are provided by the University of Manchester. Here are brief descriptions of these awards:
University of Birmingham
International Business Scholarship
This scholarship for MBA is for national and international students. One of the selection criteria is that you have worked as a manager in 2 countries other than your home country. Your academic ability is another criterion. The aid provided is £ 5,000 on average. The last application date has passed. But you can keep this award in mind for the future. May be available next time. The application deadline was 04/11/2014. For more information, visit the link below.
MBA Scholarship in Global Banking and Finance
National and international students can apply for this scholarship in the UK. A requirement for the award is work experience in the financial or banking sectors. The international angle of experience is what they are looking for. Your academic ability will also be considered. The average amount provided is £ 5,000. Use the link in option # 1 for more information.
Rosgen Family Scholarship
This option is available to students from Central and South America. You have to demonstrate financial need to obtain this scholarship. The amount awarded is £ 5,000. The deadline was November 4, 2014. Learn more about this option using the link provided in option n. 1.
Africa MBA Scholarship
This option is also based on financial need. It is for students from Africa. It is a full fee award. For 2014/15 the fee was £ 20,790. There are other requirements as well. Get more details from the link in the first option.
For more information on these four options, see birmingham.ac.uk/schools/business/mba/fees-and-funding/scholarships.aspx
Students seeking MBA scholarships will be delighted to know that the University’s Manchester Business School offers such awards to 25 students in each MBA student class. Here are brief descriptions of some of the options available at this school:
Manchester Merit Scholarships
The best students are awarded through this program. You must have a GMAT score of at least 600. An equivalent GRE score is also accepted. The money provided is in the range of £ 5,000 to £ 20,000.
Scholarships for women in business
You will be considered for this award based on the following: your academic performance, leadership ability, and personal and professional achievements. The prize ranges from £ 5,000 to £ 20,000.
Manchester Excellence Scholarships
Permanent residents of the EU and EEA benefit from this program. You can get a full prize worth £ 38,800. Plus you can get others up to £ 20,000.
Scholarships for Potential Young Leaders
Students considered the best during Young Potential Leaders admission will get this scholarship in the UK. The amount awarded is £ 25,000.
For more information on the opportunities available at the University of Manchester, visit mbs.ac.uk/mba/full-time/fees-financing/scholarships.aspx
If you are looking to study in the UK, it may help to find ways that you can cut costs. MBA students have many financial aid options available in the UK. By following the links provided above, you can find out if you qualify for the scholarship. The UK is a popular destination for students, so you may have competition for attendance.