Advancing Women in Leadership funding for International Students in the UK

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Дедлайн: 12.06.2019



Full and partial scholarships

Our MBA scholarships are available to outstanding students entering our Full-time MBA programme in September 2019. A range of full and partial tuition fees scholarships are available.

All candidates are assessed at the point of interview for our partial awards: MBA Leadership Scholarships and MBA Business Excellence Scholarships. Our other MBA scholarships* are application based and only offer holders are eligible.

Further details on the administration of these scholarships can be found in our MBA Scholarships Regulations‌ document. 

Advancing Women in Leadership Scholarship (MBA)

Advancing Women in Leadership Scholarship (MBA)

Value of award

A full fee award of £22,800, payable towards the cost of tuition fees

Number of awards


Start date and duration

September 2019 for one year of study

Application closing date

12 June 2019


We’re committed to supporting innovative business women who aspire to higher levels of influence and professional development. Through our Advancing Women in Leadership Scholarship, successful MBA candidates will receive mentoring support from our Business School Director, Professor Sharon Mavin, an international scholar in gender, leadership and organisation studies. Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong career trajectory, academic excellence and a wealth of professional experience.


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 2019 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.


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



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