MBA Scholarships offered by Top Global MBA Schools/Universities
Warwick Business School MBA Scholarships (UK)
A number of scholarships are available to students admitted onto the Warwick and London variants of the Executive MBA. These are highly competitive and awarded on the basis of three broad criteria:
- outstanding future career potential
- the ability to fulfil future ambassadorial duties for the school. Successful applicants would be expected to work closely with the marketing and recruitment teams in order to attract future candidates onto the programme.
- demonstration of significant past academic ability
Scholarships are awarded to exceptional candidates on an ongoing basis and applicants are strongly encouraged to apply early.
- WBS alumni scholarships – Warwick alumni accepted onto the MBA programme will automatically receive a 25% scholarship
- 30% club scholarship – for outstanding female candidates. 2 of these scholarships are offered per year and amount to 50% of the overall fees of the course
Entrepreneurship and Innovation scholarship – directed at individuals working in creative or self-directed roles whose future career trajectory is likely to involve innovative, entrepreneurial business models.
- Future leaders scholarship – directed at individuals who we identify as highly likely to assume a significant leadership role in the short to medium term.
- Armed Forces scholarship – directed at veterans of the Armed Forces.
- Public/Third sector scholarship – directed at outstanding individuals from the third or voluntary sector
If you are interested in applying for a scholarship you need to submit a written statement (up to 300 words) outlining why you believe you should be awarded a scholarship. You don’t need to specify which scholarship you wish to apply for as the committee will consider which scholarship would be most suitable. The scholarships available range from 50% of first year’s fees to full tuition plus stipend.
Harvard Business School MBA Scholarships (USA)
Harvard business school provides one of the highest on scholarship money of any top 25 MBA school, While admissions are based on merit, financial aid is awarded based on demonstrated need. HBS Fellowships are gifts that do not need to be paid back, and nearly 50% of the class receives a fellowship award. The average HBS Fellowship is approximately $37,000 per year, or $74,000 total.
Wharton Business School MBA Scholarships (USA)
Wharton Business School provides a broad range of fellowship opportunities for many exceptional students which are accessible to all admitted candidates to their MBA programs. The range of fellowships target students can cover tuition fees in the amount of $20,000 to full tuition plus living expenses.
Stanford Business School MBA Scholarships (USA)
Stanford Business School provides need-based MBA Fellowships to all admitted candidates who can demonstrate financial need based on factors such as your assets and income. Appoximately half of Stanford MBA students receive fellowships funds, and half borrow through loans, to finance their degree. Fellowships are gifts from our community, and they do not have to be repaid. The average GSB fellowship is approximately $35,000 per year or $70,000 in total awards.
London Business School MBA Scholarships (UK)
The London Business School offers a wide range of scholarships. Most are available to successful applicants who apply in Stages 1, 2 and 3 of the MBA application process, to women only, and to students from different nationalities (i.e. Canadians, Australians,Latin Americans, Chinese, Africans, Americans, British, etc.). The scholarships are in form of full fee awards or one-time awards worth £12,000-£50,000.
Said Business School MBA Scholarships (UK)
Oxford University’s Said Business School offers a number of scholarships. For some scholarships, you are required to submit a scholarship essay and/or tick the relevant box in the funding section of your application form. includes scholarships for women, entrepreneurs, and regional scholarships. Scholarships ranges from £10,000 to full tuition plus a monthly stipend.
Cranfield School of Management MBA Scholarships (UK)
Cranfield School of Management offers merit scholarships and need-based bursaries worth £7,000 to full tuition, categorized by gender, nationality, and sector.
IMD MBA Scholarships (Switzerland)
IMD has a number of scholarship programs for excellent international students worldwide, for women in particular, and students from developing countries. The scholarships range from CHF 10,000 to CHF 50,000.
INSEAD MBA Scholarships (France/Singapore)
INSEAD offers about 50 different scholarships comprised of need-based scholarships (based on financial need) and non-need based (based on either merit, nationality, gender, professional background, leadership abilities, field of previous studies etc.). The scholarships range from €10,000 to €40,000.
HEC Paris MBA Scholarships (France)
HEC Paris offers a number of scholarships for excellent students and students in financial need. There are specific scholarships for developing countries and for women. The amount of the scholarship varies from €5,000 to €26,000.
ESADE Business School MBA Scholarships (Spain)
ESADE Business School offers various scholarships to outstanding full time MBA candidates from Asia, Africa, Latin America, North America, Eastern Europe, Middle East, Central Europe, Scandinavia, etc. The ESADE MBA scholarships averaged 25% of tuition fees in 2015, and can cover up to 50%.
ESMT MBA Scholarships (Germany)
Supported by its 25 corporate founders, ESMT offers a number of partial-tuition scholarships for MBA applicants. Every year, there are a limited number of prestigious full-tuition scholarships also available.
SDA Bocconi MBA Scholarships (Italy)
SDA Bocconi offers full and partial tuition waivers (50%-100%) for students from Europe, outside Europe, Italy, Africa, Mediterranean, Asia, India, and North and South America.