Edinburgh Business School scholarship scheme

On-Campus programmes

A maximum of 5 scholarships of up to £3000 is available each academic year for students accepted onto the full or part-time MBA programme at our Scottish campus.
These are awarded at the discretion of the Edinburgh Business School Scholarship committee on the basis of prior academic achievement, financial hardship, and the use to which the qualification will be put by the scholar.
Scholarship applications can only be made once a formal application to the full or part-time programme has been received and an unconditional offer has been issued by the Edinburgh Business School Admissions Office.
Scholarship applications are considered for the October and January intake of each year and applications should reach the Edinburgh Business School by no later than the 1st August and the 1st November for each respective intake.
Applicants wishing to take advantage of the scholarship scheme are encouraged to submit their application to the full or part-time programme well in advance of the scholarship application deadlines.
Scholarship application form requests and enquiries should be directed to Mrs Karen Pleass Tel: +44 (0) 131 451 3090, or via email to: kp@ebs.hw.ac.uk

The Edinburgh Business School African Scholarship Scheme

In 2010 we launched a massive scholarship scheme across Africa – giving 250 people the opportunity to study our flagship MBA programme. It was the largest scholarship scheme ever offered by a UK university in Africa, giving 50 full scholarships each year for five years. 

Its aim was to enable disadvantaged applicants to gain advanced management skills and expertise, helping them to effect change in their organisations and local communities. 

After five years and in conjunction with the Canon Collins Trust, Edinburgh Business School is proud to have awarded 250 scholarships to students in: Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. 

To date 55 scholars have graduated with their MBA degree and the remaining scholars are progressing well. 

The African Scholarship Scheme is now closed to any further applications.

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