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Robert Gordon University MBA Scholarship for International Students 2017

Brief description: The MBA scholarship, offered to Business, Management and Accounting students, can assist incoming students with the cost of a fulltime or online MBA at the University.

Application Deadline: 

  • 1st September 2016 for September intake
  • 10th January 2016 for January intake

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: International

To be taken at (country): Aberdeen, Scotland, UK

Eligible Field of Study: Business, Management and Accounting

About the Award: The Aberdeen Business School is able to offer a limited number of scholarships to assist exceptionally able students who wish to undertake its MBA programme.

The MBA scholarship takes the form of a reduction in the normal tuition fees by a specified amount. Successful applicants will be responsible for paying the balance of their tuition fees, and for all their other travel and living expenses.

Type: MBA

Eligibility: All candidates must meet the normal admission criteria for the MBA programme. All applicants must be in possession of a current offer of a place on the MBA, MBA Information Management, or MBA Oil and Gas Management degrees BEFORE applying for a MBA scholarship.

Selection Criteria: The scholarship application is judged on three criteria:

  1. The student’s past academic qualification
  2. Whether the student has demonstrated career progression and achievement, and
  3. Evaluation of an essay of 1,000 – 1,500 words written by the student.

Guidelines on writing an essay: Candidates for a scholarship should prepare and submit an essay of 1,000 – 1,500 words under the following headings.

1. Business Experience
Demonstrate how your business and managerial experience to date has provided some unique insights into business and business processes and how these can be made relevant to your class colleagues and in which modules of the course.

2. Interpersonal Skills
Demonstrate how your interpersonal skills will exceptionally enhance group based learning during your course.

3. Cultural and National Perspective
Outline your cultural and national perspective and demonstrate why this will be of interest to other members of an international class.

4. Special Attributes
Outline any academic or other specialised skill achievements that you possess which will enhance and contribute to class discussion and debate.

5. General attributes
Generally demonstrate why your application should be considered ahead of others from your region. Guidance Notes for the Written Essay

Number of Awardees: Limited

Value of Scholarship: 

For Full-time MBA: Scholarships typically range from £1,000 to £5,500 where awarded. The numbers of Scholarships awarded varies from region to region.

Online MBA and Executive Part-time MBA: Scholarships typically range from £500 to £3,700 where awarded and are open to all applicants.

Duration of Scholarship: Duration of candidate’s course

How to Apply: Please download and complete the MBA Full-time Scholarship Application Form:

MBA Scholarship Application Form (DOC 111KB)

The form and the written paper should be sent with all other essential documentation to [email protected] Please title your email “MBA Scholarship Application”.

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

Award Provider: Robert Gordon University