2024-25 Brunel University London MBA Scholarship (England Based)

Scholarship Awarding University: 
Brunel University

Type of degree: 

Scholarship Deadline: 
Applications for this scholarship will end on 1 August 2024 at 12am 

Scholarship Summary: 
The Brunel Business School (BBS) are offering a number of prestigious scholarships for UK and overseas (including EU) applicants joining the Brunel MBA in September 2024 and January 2025 of the 2024/25 academic year. There are a limited number of awards available every year and the application process is very competitive.

Scholarship Applicant Criteria: 
To be eligible for a Brunel MBA Scholarship, an applicant must:
i. Apply and fulfill the entry criteria for admission to the Brunel full-time or part-time MBA programme. Awards will be only made to the candidates holding an offer of a place on the MBA programme.
ii. Be in receipt of an offer to study on a full-time or part-time MBA programme starting in September 2024 or January 2025.
iii. For the African Continent, EU, UIK and Middle East MBA Scholarships, an applicant must be a national of an eligible country and should reside in the country at the time of scholarship application. 
iv. Recipients of the MBA Academic Excellence Scholarship must:
  • Have scored within the top 10 percentile of the GMAT and will be required to provide evidence of their test results.

Part Time MBA only scholarship:

i. The part time MBA scheme is only open to Home fee-paying applicants. Successful applicants with relevant valid UK resident status for the expected programme duration, upon enrolment. The applicant will be asked to provide evidence of this where it is not clear. Applicants who are unsure of their fee status should note Brunel uses the information they have provided in their application form to assess fee status against regulations set by the UK government.

ii. For the purpose of the MBA scholarship, an organisation which is controlled by a national, state or provincial/local government authority, it will be considered as a public sector entity. The corporate sector is the part of a country's economic system that is run by individuals and/or companies, rather than by the government. In addition part time MBA applicants are required to submit documentary evidence of their work experience during their application, the applicants should provide confirmation letters from the employers. The employer's letter will need to exhibit the nature and kind of the organization that the applicant works for. The public/private sector differentiation and the value of the award will be calculated accordingly.

Value of Scholarship: 
This Brunel MBA scholarships are valued as follows;
1) The Full Time MBA Academic Excellence Scholarship: £25,600 tuition fee waiver for one year only.
2) The Full Time MBA Scholarship: £8,000 tuition fee waiver for one year only.
3) The Full Time African Continent MBA Scholarship: £16,000 (50% tuition fee waiver) for one year only.
4) The Full Time Women in Leadership MBA Scholarship: £16,000 (50% tuition fee waiver) for one year only.
5) The Full Time EU MBA Scholarship: £16,000 (50% tuition fee waiver) for one year only.
6) The Full Time Middle East MBA Scholarship: £16,000 (50% tuition fee waiver) for one year only.
7) The Full Time UK MBA Scholarship: £8,745 tuition fee waiver for one year only.
8) The Part Time MBA Scholarship (Corporate / Private sector): £10,600 tuition fee waiver for a maximum of two years only, split across both academic years (£5,300 per year).
9) The Part Time MBA Scholarship (Public / Government sector): £10,600 tuition fee waiver for a maximum of two years only, split across both academic years (£5,300 per year).

Scholarship Application Guide: 
To apply;
a. Apply for the MBA programme in the usual way and by the course application deadline: 
- For courses beginning September 2024 you must apply for the MBA course by 1 August 2024.
- For courses beginning January 2025, you must apply for the MBA course by 15 November 2024 (applications open in September 2024)

b. Applicants must complete the MBA scholarship application form by the final deadline. Applicants should note the deadline for their MBA course scholarship
  • The application will comprise of an essay of no more than 500 words explaining why the applicant would make good ambassador for the Brunel MBA. The candidate should describe how their academic study, professional experience and other activities merit the award.
  • In addition, the personal statement provided with the MBA application will be used to evidence and identify a career trajectory and aspiration for senior management / leadership in their company or sector (e.g. Senior Manager, Director or Board-level position).

c. Applications will be reviewed on a regular basis throughout the year by the MBA Scholarship Committee. All scholarship applications will be assessed rigorously against a set of standard criteria and applicants applying for the scholarship must pass a rigorous selection and a transparent evaluation process which includes a written essay as well as an interview conducted by the members of the MBA Scholarship Committee, which will assess motivation and contribution to the cohort.

d. Successful awardees may be expected to undertake specified duties as Brunel Ambassadors for the Brunel Business School (BBS). Activities might involve representing the MBA programme at internal and external marketing and recruitment events, providing guest talks and seminars to undergraduate/postgraduate students, providing reports on each event and writing a Brunel MBA Blog and/or other initiatives as appropriate. In addition, awardees will also be expected to assume mentoring responsibilities as required by BBS. Scholarship winners will be contacted by the MBA or Marketing team as and when participation is required.

Scholarship Website: 
Find more information on this scholarship opportunity at the Brunel University MBA Scholarship Page.