MBA Advancing Women in Leadership Scholarship, Newcastle University 2024

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About the MBA Advancing Women in Leadership Scholarship

Awarding Institution: Newcastle University

Number of awards: 1 per year (AVG)

What does this scholarship cover?

  • Tuition fees
  • A full fee award of £31,000, payable towards the cost of tuition fees

Entry requirements

Nationality: EU , UK , All International

Gender: Female

Delivery mode: All types of delivery mode

Selection approach: Only selective applicants are considered

Study mode: Full Time

Intake year: September 2024

Other criteria: Academic excellence

The course subject and study level you are applying for

Subject area(s)*: Business and Management

Study level: Postgraduate

Subject area(s)*: MBA

Study level: Postgraduate

Description of the MBA Advancing Women in Leadership Scholarship

We’re committed to supporting innovative businesswomen who aspire to higher levels of influence and professional development. Through our Women in Leadership Scholarship, successful MBA candidates will receive mentoring support from a member of our Senior Leadership Team. Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong career trajectory, academic excellence, and a wealth of professional experience. 

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Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this full-fee scholarship, you must meet the following criteria: 

  • identify as female.
  • hold an offer (conditional or unconditional) for admission to the full-time MBA programme
  • have substantive managerial experience of 3 years or more
  • hold the equivalent of a UK 2:1 honours degree (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 interviews 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).
  • 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.

Selection basis for the MBA Advancing Women in Leadership Scholarship

Students are shortlisted based on their

  • Academic excellence

How to apply

Application process

You need to apply separately for this scholarship.

Application details (from the awarding institution)

Candidates need to complete an online application form. Applications will be reviewed by the school’s MBA Scholarship Committee. Links to the application form will be sent to all eligible offer holders via email.


For further information, please contact:

[email protected]

Application deadline

12 April 2024


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