Future Leaders MBA Scholarship

The Future Leaders Scholarships are awarded to applicants demonstrating an outstanding track record of leadership and/or outstanding leadership potential, a focused career plan and a strong overall application. Awards of up to £51,000 are available.

If you want to be considered for this scholarship, you should make sure you submit your MBA application by 26 January 2018 for the first decision committee or 16 March 2018 for the second decision committee.

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Award

Scholarships of up to £51,000 are available.

Eligibility

Successful applicants will demonstrate the ability and passion to become a visionary business leader. To be considered for this scholarship, you must display leadership qualities and exceptional career potential in your application.

The scholarship will be awarded to applicants based on the following criteria:

  • A strong track record of leadership in any field
  • Outstanding future leadership potential
  • The overall strength of your application and interview performance, including a good academic background, strong CV and a well-researched career plan
  • A strong and well-balanced GMAT score, which must be submitted by the scholarship deadline
  • Your professional references
  • Under six years’ postgraduate work experience preferred

Deadline

There will be two scholarship decision committees for this award; you should apply by 26 January 2018 to be considered within the first batch or 16 March 2018 to be considered within the second batch. Please note that early application is strongly recommended to increase your chance of receiving an award.

How to apply

Candidates who submit their application, GMAT score and essay before 26 January 2018 for the first decision committee or 16 March 2018 for the second decision committee and receive an offer for the Full-Time MBA programme commencing in September 2018 will automatically be considered.

Essays can be submitted either as part of your application or via email to mba@imperial.ac.uk by 26 January 2018 or 16 March 2018. Emails should state ‘Future Leaders Scholarship application’ and your CID number in the subject line.

All candidates must submit an essay in response to the following question

“Describe the time when you had the most impact as a leader.” (700 words maximum)