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What you should know

As part of our mission to provide information and access to universities and graduate programs, QS is delighted to offer US$1.7 million in scholarship funding for selected applicants from around the world who attend a QS World Grad School Tour event.

Below are details about the scholarships currently available. We are constantly working with schools, private and public universities, and our media partners to secure further scholarships and help more candidates fulfill their potential. We invite you to read the descriptions below and consider which scholarships are appropriate to you. After the event, participants will receive an invitation to begin the application process.

Please note that MBA candidates will not be considered for these scholarships unless mentioned in the individual scholarship descriptions below. For MBA-specific scholarships please visit click here.

Application Process

In order to apply for the scholarships, candidates must register and attend a QS World Grad School Tour event and complete a post-event survey. All survey responses are anonymous and the resulting data is published in aggregate form, helping to build the most revealing insight into prospective student’s ambitions and expectations.

QS Leadership Scholarship (Postgraduate Studies)

Value
US $10,000

Recipients
1

Criteria
To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to attend a QS World Grad School Tour fair and complete the QS Graduate Applicant Survey.

Application Process
Complete your scholarship application and attach the required essay (see topic below).

Deadline
30th April 2018

Essay Topic
"Where I have demonstrated responsible leadership, or innovation, and how it made a difference either in my community or in my work" Word limit: 500

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Scholarship For Academic Excellence

Value
US $10,000

Recipients
1

Criteria
  • Attend a QS World Grad School Tour fair;
  • Complete the QS Graduate Applicant Survey;

Application Process
Once you’ve attended the tour you will receive by email the QS Graduate Applicant Survey. Fill this in and you will be taken to the scholarship application page. Complete your application and attach the required essay (see below). The winner will be annou

Deadline
All completed applications must be received by 30 April 2017 for the 2016/2017 academic year’s commencement in a graduate (non MBA) program.

Essay Topic
"Describe how you plan to build on your academic achievement to date to: a) maximise the benefits that your imminent postgraduate program can offer you and b) once you have the postgraduate qualification, apply it in your place of work to general social, scientific or economic advantage. (max. 500 words)"


IE University Scholarship

Value
the scholarship is worth 50% of the tuition fees.

Recipients
5

Criteria
To be eligible for the scholarship, candidates must have attended the QS World Grad School Tour and filled in an online survey with the relevant essay, and successfully pass through the admissions process IE requires from all degree/certificate candidates

Application Process
Complete the online application form. Submit your motivational essay via your online application account. Please remember to indicate which QS fair you attended. Deadline

Deadline
All completed applications must be received by 30 April 2014 for the 2014/2015 academic year’s commencement in a graduate (non MBA) program.

Women in Business Scholarships

Value
from £5,000 to £20,000.

Recipients
-

Criteria
Female candidates with excellent academic, professional and personal achievements and strong leadership ability.

Application Process
  • Complete Full-time MBA application.
  • Email a written scholarship statement addressing the points below (maximum 2 pages A4) to Full-timeMBA.admissions@mbs.ac.uk
  • 1. What makes you stand out as an exceptional candidate for this award?
  • 2. How do you help or inspire others?
  • 3. How will your experience and personal qualities benefit the MBA class and what will be your contribution as a future MBS alumnus to return our investment in you?

Deadline
Awarded on a rolling basis as part of the admissions process, normally at the same time as an offer is made.

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