Riley Family Scholarship

The Riley Family Scholarship has been established to support the Business School’s vision of attracting brilliant minds to Imperial, regardless of their background or financial circumstances. One award of £52,000 is available to students joining us in September 2019.

To apply for this scholarship you must be a self-funded student who demonstrates exceptional academic merit and/or potential, and has come from a disadvantaged background and/or has overcome adversity.

If you want to be considered for this scholarship, you should make sure you submit your MBA application and your essay written in response to the question below by 25 January 2019.

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Award

One scholarship of £52,000 is available.

Eligibility

To be considered for this scholarship you must be a self-funded student who demonstrates exceptional academic merit and/or potential and has come from a disadvantaged background and/or has overcome adversity.

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

  • A very strong academic background and an excellent track record of professional achievement
  • A high and well-balanced GMAT score, which must also be submitted by 25 January 2019
  • Your performance during the admissions process, where academic and professional merit will be judged
  • Your professional references
  • Your essay submission

Deadline

You should have submitted your MBA application and essay by 25 January 2019 to be considered for this scholarship.

How to apply

Candidates who submit their application, GMAT score and essay before 25 January 2019 and receive an offer for the Full-Time MBA programme commencing in September 2019 will automatically be considered.

Essays can be submitted either as part of your application or via email to mba@imperial.ac.uk by 25 January 2019. Emails should state ‘Riley Family Scholarship application’ and your CID number in the subject line.

All candidates must submit an essay in response to the following question by 25 January 2019: 

“What life experiences have shaped who you are today and how have you overcome adversity to excel in education? How do you think these experiences will help you in today’s rapidly changing world?” (700 words maximum)