MBA Scholarships

MBA Scholarships and Bursaries

We have a number of scholarships and bursaries available to support outstanding applicants for MBA programmes in 2018.   Please note these scholarships are available to students studying on our UK-based programmes only.

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Full-time MBA Scholarships and Bursaries 2018

We have a number of scholarships and bursaries available to support outstanding applicants for our Full-time MBA in 2018.

Henley Business School Full-time MBA Scholarships 2018

Subject

A scholarship is financial support awarded by an academic institution to a student on the basis of academic merit. A key consideration in our selection of Scholarship awards will therefore be the degree to which we believe the candidate will make a significant contribution to the quality of the Henley MBA programme.

Criteria

Candidates must hold an unconditional offer for the September 2018 intake of the Full-time MBA programme. We are looking for exceptional candidates who will add considerable value to the programme based on an outstanding academic or professional background. Applicants will be considered based on the strength of their MBA application, including the essay questions and the interview. 

Scholarships are awarded by an academic panel of Henley Business School whose decision is final and not open to discussion or appeal by applicants.

Finance

Several awards are available including two x 100% awards. Scholarships cannot be transferred to another intake if a student chooses to defer their entry.

Duration

12 months

End date information

Applicants holding a full unconditional offer of a place on the Henley Full-time MBA for 2018 will automatically be considered for a scholarship (if they have indicated their interest on the application form). Scholarships are awarded on a rolling basis, therefore applicants are advised to submit their full programme application with all supporting documents as early as possible and by 30 June 2018 at the latest if they wish to be considered for a scholarship.

Please note that scholarship applications must be made 2 weeks before programme start date and will not be considered after programme enrolment.

Henley Business School Full-time MBA Bursaries 2018

Subject

A bursary provides financial assistance to a student whose personal circumstances demonstrate the need for financial support.

Criteria

Candidates must hold an unconditional offer for the September 2018 intake of the Full-time MBA programme. To be considered for a bursary, there is a section on the application form for candidates to state their financial need and awards are decided based on both the strength of the applicant and their individual circumstances.

Bursaries are awarded by a faculty panel at Henley Business School and their decision is final and not open to discussion or appeal by applicants.

Finance

A number of awards between 15% and 50% of the programme fees for 2018 may be awarded. Bursaries cannot be transferred to another intake if a student chooses to defer their entry.

Duration

12 months

End date information

Applicants will need to hold a full unconditional offer of a place on the Henley Full-time MBA for 2018 in order to be considered. Bursaries are awarded on a rolling basis, therefore applicants are advised to submit their full programme application with all supporting documents as early as possible and by 30 June 2018 at the latest if they wish to be considered for a bursary.

Executive MBA Scholarships and Bursaries 2018

We have a number of scholarships and bursaries available for the Executive MBA October 2018 intake.

Henley Business School Executive MBA Scholarships 2018

Subject

A scholarship is financial support awarded by an academic institution to a student on the basis of academic merit. A key consideration in our selection of Henley’s Executive MBA Scholarship awards will therefore be the degree to which we believe the candidate will make a significant contribution to the quality of the Henley MBA programme.

Criteria

It is likely that award winners will have a PhD, Master’s degree, or either a UK first-class Honours Degree or its international equivalent from a reputable, leading University or academic institution. Outstanding professional experience will also be considered. Applicants will be considered based on the strength of their MBA application, including the essay question and the interview. Scholarships are awarded by an academic panel of Henley Business School and their decision is final and not open to discussion or appeal by applicants.

*An Early Bird discount of 15% off programme fees is available until 30th April 2018. Terms and conditions apply, speak to our Recruitment Managers on mba@henley.ac.uk for information.

Finance

A number of awards up to 50% of the programme fees are available, typically between 15% and 25%. Scholarships cannot be transferred to another intake if a student chooses to defer their entry.

Duration

21 months

End date information

Applicants holding a full unconditional offer of a place on the Henley Executive MBA for 2018 will automatically be considered for a scholarship (if they have indicated their interest on the application form). Scholarships are awarded on a rolling basis, therefore applicants are advised to submit their full programme application with all supporting documents as early as possible if they wish to be considered for a scholarship.


Please note that scholarship applications must be made 2 weeks before programme start date and will not be considered after programme enrolment.

Henley Business School Executive MBA Bursaries 2018

Subject

A bursary provides financial assistance to a student who meets specific eligibility criteria set by the Henley Business School faculty and whose personal circumstances demonstrate the need for financial support. In addition, a limited number of bursaries are made available to students from specific target categories of students who bring diversity to the MBA programme at Henley.

Criteria

Candidates must hold an unconditional offer for the October 2018 intake of the Executive MBA programme. To be considered for a bursary, there is a section on the application form for applicants to state their financial need.

Bursaries are awarded by a faculty panel at Henley Business School and their decision is final and not open to discussion or appeal by applicants.

Finance

A number of awards of up to 50% of the programme fees are available, typically between 15% and 25%. Awards are decided based on both the strength of the applicant and their individual circumstances. Bursaries cannot be transferred to another intake if a student chooses to defer their entry.

Duration

21 months

End date information

Applicants holding a full unconditional offer of a place on the Henley Executive MBA for October 2018 will automatically be considered for a bursary (if they have expressed their financial need on the application form). Bursaries are awarded on a rolling basis, therefore applicants are advised to submit their full programme application with all supporting documents as early as possible if they wish to be considered for a bursary.

Women in Leadership Scholarship 2018

The winner of the competition will be announced at the Financial Time's Women at the Top Summit on 20th September 2018 in London, to which all finalists are invited.

Subject

In partnership with the Financial Times and the 30% Club this competition provides the opportunity to win a fully funded place on Henley's part-time Executive or Flexible Executive MBA programme.

Criteria

The competition is open to both men and women who meet the programme entry requirements, this being to have either 3 or 5 years managerial work experience along with a good first bachelors degree.

Duration

21 months for the Executive MBA programme.

30 months for the Flexible Executive MBA programme.

End date information

Entries must be sent to mba@henley.ac.uk by May 21st, 2018. Terms and conditions can be found at hly.ac/WiLscholarship.

How to apply

To apply candidates must answer the following question in no more than 800 words.


“The evolution of women’s careers over the past century is disappointingly slow. Is it time for more revolutionary approaches?”

Apply now

Flexible Executive MBA Scholarships and Bursaries 2018

We have a number of scholarships and bursaries available for the UK-based Flexible Executive MBA in 2018.

Henley Business School Flexible Executive MBA Scholarships September 2018

Subject

A scholarship is financial support awarded by an academic institution to a student on the basis of academic merit. A key consideration in our selection of Henley's Flexible Executive MBA Scholarship awards will therefore be the degree to which we believe the candidate will make a significant contribution to the quality of the Henley MBA programme.

Criteria

Candidates must hold an unconditional offer for the September 2018 intake of the Flexible Executive MBA programme. We are looking for exceptional candidates who will add considerable value to the programme based on an outstanding academic or professional background. 

Scholarships are awarded by an academic panel of Henley Business School whose decision is final and not open to discussion or appeal by applicants.

Finance

Several awards are available, typically up to 25% of the programme fees.

Scholarships cannot be transferred to another intake if a student chooses to defer their entry.

*Early Bird Discount* - *An Early Bird discount of 20% off programme fees is available until 30th April 2018. Terms and conditions apply, speak to our Recruitment Managers on mba@henley.ac.uk for information.

Duration

30 months

End date information

Applicants will need to hold a full unconditional offer of a place on the Henley Flexible Executive MBA in order to be considered for a scholarship. Scholarships are awarded on a rolling basis, and applicants are therefore advised to submit their full programme application with all supporting documents as soon as possible.


Please note that scholarship applications must be made 2 weeks before programme start date and will not be considered after programme enrolment.

How to apply

To apply for this scholarship candidates are required to write an 800-word piece entitled "What will you contribute to the Henley Business School MBA community?". Please send your essay to mba@henley.ac.uk, attaching a copy of your CV.

Henley Business School Flexible Executive MBA Bursaries September 2018

Subject

An MBA bursary provides financial assistance to a student who meets specific eligibility criteria set by the Henley Business School faculty and whose personal circumstances demonstrate the need for financial support. In addition, a limited number of bursaries are made available to students from specific target categories who will bring diversity to the MBA programme at Henley.

Criteria

Candidates must hold an unconditional offer for the September 2018 intake of the Flexible Executive MBA programme. Applicants may apply based on one of the following categories:

  • Applicants who bring knowledge and experience regarding international business and management, in particular in emergent markets and/or in culturally diverse settings.
  • Applicants employed by an organisation within the non-profit/voluntary sector that makes a contribution to improve the personal or social experiences of communities or individuals.
  • Applicants who currently work in small- to medium-sized organisations or head their own organisation.
  • Applicants from any industry or background who are able to demonstrate highly valuable business or individual experience which would contribute to team learning.

Bursary applications are considered by a faculty panel at Henley Business School whose decision is final and not open to discussion or appeal by applicants.

Finance

A number of awards are available up to 50% of the programme fees, typically between 15% and 25%. Awards are decided based on both the strength of the applicant and their individual circumstances. Bursaries cannot be transferred to another intake if a student chooses to defer their entry.

Duration

30 months

End date information

Applicants will need to hold a full unconditional offer of a place on the Henley Flexible Executive MBA for September 2018 in order to be considered. Bursaries are allocated on a rolling basis whilst funds are available. It is therefore advised that applicants wishing to apply for a bursary send their application to the programme as early as possible. 

Apply now

Women in Leadership Scholarship 2018

The winner of the competition will be announced at the Financial Time's Women at the Top Summit on 20th September 2018 in London, to which all finalists are invited.

Subject

In partnership with the Financial Times and the 30% Club this competition provides the opportunity to win a fully funded place on Henley's part-time Executive or Flexible Executive MBA programme.

Criteria

The competition is open to both men and women who meet the programme entry requirements, this being to have either 3 or 5 years managerial work experience along with a good first bachelors degree.

Duration

21 months for the Executive MBA programme.

30 months for the Flexible Executive MBA programme.

End date information

Entries must be sent to mba@henley.ac.uk by May 21st, 2018. Terms and conditions can be found at hly.ac/WiLscholarship.

How to apply

To apply candidates must answer the following question in no more than 800 words.


“The evolution of women’s careers over the past century is disappointingly slow. Is it time for more revolutionary approaches?”

Apply now

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