Finsia Unveils $61,000 Monash MBA Scholarship

monash university mba 696wAustralasia’s peak financial services body FINSIA has today announced that it will award a full Monash MBA scholarship place to an outstanding Finsia member.

The scholarship is worth $61,200 and takes the Monash MBA Scholarship offering to over $150,000.

“Scholarships are one of the many ways that we contribute to the professional development of our members”, Acting CEO Jane Endacott said.

“We know that FINSIA members are committed to advancing their careers, and scholarships are an ideal way to help our members achieve their personal and professional goals.”

“The FINSIA–Monash MBA Scholarship is one of a number of new initiatives that we are starting in the coming weeks. The scholarship runs in conjunction with mentoring programs Career Connect and Career Builder, and a membership package for international students studying in Australia.”

The Monash MBA program is specifically designed for emerging professionals aiming to move into leadership roles.

“In developing the Monash MBA program, we are looking to build leaders equipped to solve next generation problems, who understand the crucial role that Australia plays in regional markets”, said Professor Richard Hall, Deputy Dean, Leadership and Executive Education at the Monash Business School.

“Through the scholarship, we are delighted to assist an eligible FINSIA member to reach their leadership potential.” The winner of the scholarship will be chosen by a selection panel. Eligible applicants must be FINSIA members who meet the minimum entry requirements for the Monash MBA.

Also in the FINSIA scholarship program for the first half of 2016:

  • Five successful young finance professionals will be awarded places in vocational project management programs provided by Australis College valued at $62,500.
  • A place on IECL’s exclusive Ignite Leadership Coaching Program valued at $10,000.
  • The FINSIA Hugh DT Williamson Scholarship, which awards $16,500 to an outstanding FINSIA member who is under 35 to undertake a leadership, education or professional development program of their choice.

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