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    Newcastle MBA Regional Impact Scholarship

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    Sponsored by the Newcastle University Business School, UK the Newcastle MBA Regional Impact Scholarship is awarded to aspiring and established leaders. The scholarship is aimed at MBA candidates, who hold an offer from the university and can demonstrate their potential to the economy of the North East of England.

    • Funded by Newcastle University Business School.
    • Awarded only to MBA students.
    • Full fee award of 24,000 GBP.
    • Awarded towards the cost of tuition fees for one year of study.
    • Only one scholarship is awarded.
    • Scholarship deadline is May 1, 2021

    The Newcastle MBA Regional Impact Scholarship is awarded to students who want to study in the UK in the MBA program at Newcastle University for September 2021.


    Highlights

    Scholarship TypeMerit-Based, College-Specific, Tuition-Fee-Waiver
    Offered byInstitution
    OrganizationNewcastle University Business School
    Application Deadline May 01 ,2021
    No. of Scholarships1
    Amount$30,838
    RenewabilityOne Time Payment
    International Students EligibleYes
    Scholarship Website Linkhttps://www.ncl.ac.uk/business-school/courses/scholarships/mba/
    Online Application Linkhttps://forms.ncl.ac.uk/view.php?id=6466842

    Eligibility Criteria

    Students applying for the Newcastle MBA Regional Impact Scholarship have to fulfill the Newcastle University Business School admission requirements of the MBA program. Along with that, they must also satisfy other eligibility conditions. Applicant must:

    • completed their scholarship application form, along with the essay.
    • hold a conditional or unconditional offer for the full-time MBA program at Newcastle University Business School of 2021 entry
    • have a minimum of 3 years of managerial experience, before the start of the MBA program.
    • preferably hold an equivalent of a UK 2:1 honors degree (they can demonstrate relevant work experience if they do not hold this requirement)
    • perform well in an interview covering all his/her competency areas.
    • hold proof of English language proficiency through IELTS scores of 6.5 or its equivalent with a 6.0 minimum in each skillset.

    Scholarship applications are invited from students from the UK, EEA or even international students.


    Application Process

    Applicants need to apply through a separate application for the Newcastle MBA Regional Impact Scholarship. Applicants need to apply online through the Newcastle University scholarship portal.

    The step-by-step procedure for the Newcastle MBA Regional Impact Scholarship is given below:

    Step I: Complete the admission process at the Newcastle University Business School
    Step II: Fill and complete the online Newcastle MBA Regional Impact Scholarship 2021 application.
    Step III: Submit the:

    • scholarship application form
    • required documents
    • an essay (not more than 1500 words)
    • a statement as asked in the application form (not more than 1000 words)

    Step IV: Appear for an interview.

    Applicants are required to mandatorily submit the essay and the statement required against the questions asked in the application form relating to the contribution to the experience of the MBA cohort and also the possible contribution to a future organization.


    Selection Process

    Since only one scholarship award is available, the selection is quite competitive taking into consideration all the aspects of an application. Students selected for the Newcastle MBA Regional Impact Scholarship are based on their-

    • overall performance in academics
    • relevant work experience
    • scholarship application
    • essays

    A panel of judges from the university review the Newcastle MBA Regional Impact Scholarship application and the supplemental documents. Applicants must make sure to submit all the required documents and the application by May 1, 2021, to be eligible for the scholarship.


    Grant Details

    Newcastle MBA Regional Impact Scholarship is awarded to aspiring students who want to study in the UK at Newcastle University Business School. Eligible students who want to pursue an MBA at the university are the only ones eligible for the scholarship.

    Applicants of the scholarship are required to submit a separate online application form, along with the essay. An award amount of 24,000 GBP is awarded to students as a tuition fee waiver for one year of study. Only one scholarship is awarded and therefore the selection is quite competitive.

    Basis of granting the award Merit
    Number of Scholarships 1
    Separate Application Needed Yes
    Mode of Application Online
    Award Value 24,000 GBP
    Citizenship Eligibility All 
    Contact Email mba@ncl.ac.uk

    Students looking for studying MBA in the UK at Newcastle University Business School can also apply for other scholarship options awarded by the university such as MBA Leadership Scholarships (12,000 GBP), Business Excellence Scholarships ( 8,000 GBP), etc.

    Students may contact the given contact details for further information:
    mba@ncl.ac.uk
    Tel: +44
    (0) 191 208 1589

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