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    QS Leadership Scholarship

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    Abhilasha Garg

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    QS Leadership Scholarship is offered to students who are planning to pursue their master’s degree at one of the partner institutions of QS. It is one of the awards offered under the QS Scholarship.

    • The scholarship offers an amount of 10,000 USD to only one student.
    • It is a non-renewable award acceptable in partner universities in Canada, the USA, UK, etc.
    • Students must have attended any of the following QS events to be eligible for the scholarship:
      • World Grad School Tour,
      • World MBA Tour
      • Connect Masters
      • Connect MBA.
    • External applications along with personal statements should be submitted by the students.

    Applicants can apply for  QS leadership Scholarship only after accepting an admission offer for a degree program, in order to pay their tuition fee.


    Scholarship TypeMerit-Based
    Offered byCorporate
    OrganizationQuacquarelli Symonds Ltd
    Application Deadline Apr 30 ,2020
    No. of Scholarships1
    International Students EligibleYes
    Scholarship Website Link

    Eligibility Criteria

    Students have to qualify for the respective exams to study abroad as it comes under the eligibility criteria for admissions in various institutes. In addition to that, they must meet the eligibility requirements of QS Leadership Scholarship listed below:

    • Must have attended any of the following QS events:
      •  World Grad School Tour
      • World MBA Tour
      • Connect a Masters or Connect MBA.
    • Must join a non-MBA master’s course in the next year.
    • The admission letter of acceptance should have arrived by the month of May in 2020.

    Note: If the applicant doesn`t meet the above eligibility criteria, QS has the right to exclude from the selection process.

    Application Process

    Students may apply for QS Leadership Scholarships through QS Events mobile phone apps or by visiting the official website of QS.

    To apply for the QS Leadership Scholarship, students have to write an essay of 500 words about their "most important leadership or innovation achievement which made a difference for their community or work".

    Students must also submit the required academic and extracurricular activities documents, specifically, impactful leadership highlights of one's career.

    The deadline for the QS Leadership Scholarship is April 30, 2020.

    Selection Process

    The selection process of the QS Leadership Scholarship is based on the merit and social leadership achievements of a student.

    The student will also be evaluated on the 500 words essay submitted during application.

    • 20% weightage is given to the format of the application essay
    • 80% weightage will be given the relevance of the content.

    Students have to mention their Full Name, Scholarship Title and the QS Event attended in the essay.

    The recipient will be contacted by the QS scholarship team within 2-3 weeks after the deadline. The finalist will be interviewed by the Q.S team and it may be published on their website.

    Grant Details

    Through the QS scholarship scheme, students can study in top colleges in the UK, USA and any country of their choice covered under the scholarship scheme.

    QS Leadership Scholarship is one such award that offers masters students, with an award amount of 10, 000 USD.

    • The scholarship amount will be directly sent to the college where a student has been admitted.
    • Interested students must apply by April 30, 2020, to be considered for the same.

    Other Scholarships offered by QS are QS Leadership Scholarship for MBA, QS Connect Masters Scholarship Masters, QS Undergraduate Scholarship for Bachelor etc.

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