Scholarships Weekend MBA

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, entry requirements and application deadlines.

Scholarship deadlines

The scholarship deadlines for April 2021 entry are: 

  • 9 October 2020 Dean's Excellence Award and Future Leader Award

  • 8 January 2021 Women's Scholarships and Loyalty bursary

  • 26 February 2021 Imperial Business Scholarships

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Scholarships available for entry in April 2021

Imperial Business Scholarships

Amount
Variable
Eligibility

Successful applicants will demonstrate the ability and passion to meet the challenges present in today’s dynamic global business environment to make a positive difference as socially responsible leaders for tomorrow.

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

  • A good academic background, and an excellent track record of professional achievement

  • Your performance during the admissions process, where academic and professional merit will be judged

  • Your professional references

Requirements
  • All candidates should address the requirements of the scholarship in their personal statement.
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 Weekend MBA in April 2021.

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

  • Fellowship leadership retreat

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

  • Access to exclusive networking and professional development opportunities

Find out more about benefits of the fellowship

As a recipient of this award, you will take on a role in the leadership team of the LGBTQ+ Careers Club and represent the School as part of the Student Ambassador Scheme. As a Student Ambassador, you will support the recruitment of high calibre candidates for future years in different ways, including: attending recruitment events, being featured in promotional materials, contributing to social media activity and taking part in student focus groups. You’ll play a particular role in initiatives to encourage LGBTQ+ participation in MBA education and to champion equality within Imperial and beyond.

How to apply

Candidates who submit their application for the Weekend MBA before the deadline advertised below and receive an offer for the programme will be eligible to apply for this scholarship. A video assessment is required for this scholarship, and details will be communicated once an offer has been made.

Eligibility

All successful applicants to the Weekend MBA programme are eligible to apply for this award.

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

Dean’s Excellence Award

Amount
up to £15,000
Eligibility

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

  • Your performance during the admissions process, where academic and professional merit will be judged

  • Your professional references

  • A first class honours degree, or international equivalent, preferred.

Please note that there are a limited number of these awards available and these will be issued on a rolling basis.  To ensure you have the best chance, we would encourage you to submit your application at the earliest opportunity.

Deadline

Future Leader Award

Amount
up to £15,000
Eligibility

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

  • Your performance during the admissions process, where academic and professional merit will be judged

  • Your professional references

  • A first class honours degree, or international equivalent, preferred.

Please note that there are a limited number of these awards available and these will be issued on a rolling basis.  To ensure you have the best chance, we would encourage you to submit your application at the earliest opportunity.

Deadline

Women’s Scholarships

Amount
up to £10,000
Eligibility

Successful candidates will demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and professional excellence.
The scholarship will be awarded based on the following criteria:

  • The information supplied in your original application to the programme, including a good academic background and an excellent track record of professional achievement

  • Your performance during the admissions process, where academic and professional merit will be judged

  • Your professional references

  • Open to female candidates only

Deadline
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Bursaries available for entry in April 2021

Loyalty bursary

Amount
10% reduction in the total fees
Eligibility

The bursary is available to candidates who have previously been awarded an undergraduate degree or a postgraduate Master’s degree by Imperial College London.

Requirements
  • Eligible candidates who receive an offer for the Weekend MBA programme for 2021 entry by the round 7 application deadline of 8 January 2021 will automatically receive the bursary as a reduction to their tuition fees.
Deadline

If you are offered an Imperial College Business School scholarship and are subsequently offered a larger award by us, the larger one would supersede the first award and would not be in addition to it.

Scholarships awarded by Imperial College Business School are in the form of a reduction of the tuition fee. Therefore, if you receive another scholarship that pays the full tuition fee directly to the College, you cannot also receive a scholarship from the Business School.

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