Scholarships

Imperial College Business School is pleased to offer significant scholarship funding to our most talented applicants. A range of scholarships are available and all self-funded candidates are automatically considered for all scholarship schemes for which they meet the eligibility criteria and application deadlines.

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Scholarships

Scholarships available for entry in September 2020

Riley Family Scholarship

Amount
£53,500
Eligibility

Self-funded candidates who demonstrate exceptional academic merit and come from a disadvantaged background.
†Answers to specific questions required

Deadline

Advisory Board Scholarship

Amount
£53,500
Eligibility

Self-funded candidates who demonstrate exceptional academic merit and financial need
†Answers to specific questions required

Deadline

Dean’s Excellence Award

Amount
Up to £53,500
Eligibility

Candidates who demonstrate exceptional academic and professional achievement

†Answers to specific questions required

Deadline

Future Leaders MBA Scholarship

Amount
£20,000
Eligibility

Candidates who demonstrate outstanding leadership potential.
†Answers to specific questions required

Deadline

Social Impact Scholarship

Amount
Up to £20,000
Eligibility

Candidates who demonstrate outstanding citizenship and commitment to supporting their community and/or social causes.

†Answers to specific questions required

Deadline

Technology and Innovation Scholarship

Amount
Up to £20,000
Eligibility

Candidates who demonstrate experience of using technology to innovate.

†Answers to specific questions required

Deadline

Lee Family – Imperial College Business School

Amount
£53,500 + maintenance grant
Eligibility

Thanks to a generous gift from the Lees Charitable Foundation, we are delighted to announce a new scholarship programme for 2019. The Lee Family – Imperial College Business School Scholarship has been established to support talented alumni of Imperial College London pursue their MBA at Imperial College Business School.

This full scholarship covers tuition fees and a maintenance grant to support living expenses, and is offered to Imperial College London students or alumni with exceptional academic performance in their undergraduate degree from Imperial and a strong overall application.

How to apply

Candidates with exceptional academic performance in an Imperial undergraduate degree will be considered.

As the Lee Family – Imperial College Business School Scholarship covers the full tuition fees, the successful candidate will be ineligible for an additional Imperial alumni loyalty bursary and/or an additional GMAT Excellence award. If any such awards have already been received, the award of the Lee Family – Imperial College Business School Scholarship will supersede them.

Requirements
  • Exceptional academic performance in an Imperial undergraduate degree, typically at strong First Class Honours level
  • Demonstrable evidence of your potential for future academic success
  • The overall strength of your application and references
  • Your academic references
Deadline

Entrepreneurship Scholarship

Amount
£20,000
Eligibility

Candidates who demonstrate a strong track record of entrepreneurship and the potential to launch new and exciting ventures in the future
†Answers to specific questions required

Deadline

Reaching Out MBA (ROMBA) Fellowship

Amount
£20,000
Summary

Imperial College Business School is a proud partner of Reaching Out MBA, a non-profit organization dedicated to educating, inspiring, and connecting the LGBTQ+ MBA community to impact change in the workplace and create the next generation of ‘out’ leaders. Imperial joins over 50 top global business schools and more than 90 corporate partners in supporting ROMBA’s mission to lead the way to equality in business education, in the workplace and throughout society.

We are pleased to offer a ROMBA Fellowship of £20,000 to an outstanding student joining the Full-Time MBA.

In addition to the financial support provided, ROMBA Fellows have access to a number of exclusive opportunities including:

  • Fellowship leadership retreat in July 2020

  • Free registration for all Reaching Out events including the annual ROMBA Conference in October 2020, MBA treks and leadership summits

  • Access to exclusive networking and professional development opportunities

If you want to be considered for the ROMBA Fellowship, you should make sure you submit your MBA application by 6 March 2020.

Eligibility

The Fellowships are open for all incoming Full-Time MBA candidates to apply for regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

Successful candidates will demonstrate strong leadership in the LGBTQ+ community and will be expected to be highly engaged in leading LGBTQ+ diversity initiatives in our community, such as our student-led LGBTQ+ Business Club.

You should have submitted your MBA application by 6 March 2020 to be considered for this scholarship. Candidates who receive an offer will be sent details of the additional essay requirements for this scholarship.

Requirements
  • A demonstrable track record of leadership in the LGBTQ+ community
  • Commitment to ROMBA’s mission to lead the way to equality in business education, in the workplace and throughout society
  • The information supplied in your original application to the programme, including a strong academic and professional background
  • Your performance during the admissions process, where academic and professional merit will be judged
  • Your professional references
Deadline

Forté Fellowships

Amount
Up to £26,750
Eligibility

Female candidates who demonstrate outstanding leadership potential

†Answers to specific questions required

Deadline

Imperial Women’s Scholarships

Amount
Variable
Eligibility

Female candidates who demonstrate exceptional academic achievement and professional excellence

Deadline

Imperial Loyalty Bursary

Amount
£10,700
Eligibility

Open to graduates of Imperial College London

Deadline

Imperial Business Scholarships

Amount
Variable
Eligibility

Candidates who demonstrate excellence in their academic background and career achievements

Deadline

GMAT Excellence awards

Amount
£5,350
Eligibility

Open to all candidates who achieve a GMAT score of 750 or higher

Deadline

Externally funded scholarships

Eligibility

There are several externally funded scholarship options available to Full-Time MBA students including the AMBA scholarship and the Chevening scholarship. You can find details of further non-Imperial scholarships here.