Griffith, Uni Of Sydney Unveil New MBA Scholarship Partnerships

MBA scholarship season is in full swing with leading schools offering up a host of new scholarships for students intending to commence their MBA in 2017.

QBM Griffith MBA Responsible Leadership Scholarship

Griffith Business School has partnered with Queensland Business Monthly (QBM), a publication by the Courier-Mail focusing on the latest business news, to create a new MBA scholarship for students commencing in 2017.

Griffith University Graduate Centre, Southbank, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Griffith University Graduate Centre, Southbank, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

The ‘QBM Griffith MBA Responsible Leadership Scholarship’ will complement existing MBA scholarships offered by Griffith Business School (GBS), including the MBA Scholarship for Women, MBA Scholarship for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, and MBA Scholarship for International Students.

MBA Director Associate Professor Chris Fleming said the partnership with the QBM brand allows the business school to fulfil its mission statement of developing tomorrow’s globally responsible leaders.

Students undertaking these MBA programs and others will be eligible to apply for the $50,000 scholarship from August 26 until September 23.

“The selection process for the QBM Griffith MBA Responsible Leadership Scholarship will be very different to the typical process applied to other postgraduate scholarships,” Associate Professor Fleming said.

“It will be a competition whereby short-listed applicants will participate in a master class featuring lectures presented by key academic staff on topics aligned with the MBA’s core values of responsible leadership, sustainable business practices, and an Asia-Pacific focus.

“A panel of judges, including a Griffith MBA alumnus and key GBS and QBM staff, will then determine the finalists based on the essay submissions. Those selected will then have the opportunity to showcase their suitability for the scholarship via a video pitch,” he said.

Winners will be announced in the October edition of QBM, to be published on October 28, with a feature article on the winner.

APPLY NOW: QBM Griffith MBA Responsible Leadership Scholarship

AFR BOSS Magazine and the University of Sydney Business School Scholarship

In partnership with AFR BOSS magazine for a fifth year in a row, the University of Sydney Business School has launched the ‘Emerging Leaders program’, designed to support and mentor Australia’s future business leaders.

University of Sydney
University of Sydney

The full MBA scholarship is worth over $60,000 and successful applicants will also be awarded a prize package which includes media training with the Australian Financial Review, publication of an opinion piece in BOSS magazine and other support services which are designed to nurture a solid foundation in business leadership.

MBA Program Director, Professor Guy Ford said that a scholarship recipient will join a diverse cohort of students – from medical researchers to TV creatives and financiers – in a very enriching learning environment built on learning by doing.

“This is a life changing opportunity for the recipient to acquire the knowledge and personal skills needed to join the next generation of senior leaders.”

APPLY NOW: Emerging Leaders MBA Scholarship.

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