Inspiring Women – Executive MBA Scholarships

Imperial College Business School wholeheartedly supports the 30% Club’s goal of achieving a minimum of 30% women on FTSE-100 boards.

We are therefore pleased to offer two Inspiring Women – Executive MBA scholarships of £20,000 each to exceptional female candidates undertaking the Executive MBA starting in February 2018.

In addition to the financial scholarship from Imperial, successful applicants will receive a range of support from the 30% Club, including a cross-company mentoring scheme and exclusive event invitations.

If you want to be considered for this award, you should make sure you submit your MBA application by 17 November 2017.

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Two scholarships of £20,000 are available.


Successful candidates will demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and professional excellence.

Scholarships will be awarded based on the following criteria:

  • The information supplied in your original application to the programme, including both depth and breadth of work experience, a strong academic background and high potential for senior leadership roles
  • Your performance during the admissions process, where academic and professional merit will be judged
  • A demonstrable determination to act as a role model for other women
  • Open to female candidates only


You should have submitted your MBA application by 17 November 2017 to be considered for this scholarship.

How to apply

Eligible candidates who receive an offer for the Executive MBA programme commencing in February 2018 will automatically be considered for this scholarship. No additional steps are required; however, applicants should take care to ensure that they address the selection criteria above in their written application and the optional application video.

I’m extremely proud to have won this award. I’ve always been passionate about women being able to achieve their dreams in business and this award aligns with my desire for workplaces to be more inclusive, dynamic and creative.

Julie DriscollExecutive MBA 2016-17, Inspiring Women – Executive MBA scholarship winner

I was absolutely thrilled to be awarded the scholarship with Imperial’s Executive MBA programme and am very excited to be a partner with both Imperial’s and 30% Club’s goal for more women in executive and board level leadership. The MBA has and is continuing to provide me with a broader business skillset and awareness which complements my current skill sets.

Jennifer ChungExecutive MBA 2016-17, Inspiring Women – Executive MBA scholarship winner