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2017 Association of MBAs Business School MBA Scholarship Details

Application Deadline: June 30, 2017

Applications are currently ongoing for the 2017 2017 Association of MBAs Business School MBA Scholarship Business School MBA Scholarship. Interested students should see details below.

2017 Association of MBAs Business School MBA Scholarship Details

Scholarship Description

To mark our 50th Anniversary and in our Year of the MBA, we are donating US $50,000 worth of scholarships, to be shared between six talented individuals, about to start an MBA programme at an AMBA-accredited Business School.

Recipients will be individuals that share our values in promoting sustainable, responsible management in an uncertain world and with a strong potential for career advancement. Scholarships will be awarded to exceptional candidates who demonstrate the passion and drive to lead and make a positive impact in today’s diverse environment.

We will award six scholarships, each of US $8,333, towards the tuition fees of an MBA programme, with one recipient coming from each of the six continents – North America and the Caribbean, Europe, Latin America, Asia, Oceania and Africa.

Application Deadline

The application deadline for this scholarship program is June 30, 2017.

Eligible Countries

International students

Scholarship Type

MBA Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must be International students.
  • Applicants must have completed their bachelors degree program.
  • Applicants must be proficient in English Language.
  • Applicants must have excellent results from previous educational programs.
  • Applicants must complete the AMBA Scholarship application form including your essay of no more than 1,000 words answering only the question listed. Submissions need to be in English.

Selection Criteria

During your interview, the judging panel will be particularly looking for evidence of:

  • Academic ability
  • Professional experience and career progression
  • Ideas on sustainable and entrepreneurial business
  • Ability to communicate experience and ideas
  • Plans for utilising the MBA experience after the course

No alternative supporting evidence will be accepted. The panel will oversee the allocation of awards.

Conditions of Payment

The scheme is only available for those registering for a 2017 and 2018 intake.

Payments, discounts and fee waivers will only apply to students who have enrolled on an AMBA-accredited MBA. AMBA will pay the scholarship to the Business School to be deducted from the successful student’s fees at the point at which the student is eligible to pay their full fees (this period varies between schools but is usually between five and 10 weeks from the commencement of the programme).

AMBA is unable to fund any additional costs to those outlined above. Recipients will therefore have to be able to raise the necessary funds to cover all costs for the remainder of their fees and / or living expenses, which may exceed the total award payable through the scholarship.


You will be notified of the award by email. By accepting the scholarship, you are giving AMBA permission to use your details for promotional purposes and you may be asked to provide a case study which may be used in AMBA publications or on the website.

If you are successful you will also be required to undertake specified duties during the course of your MBA studies, including representing the AMBA-accredited MBA programme at recruitment events (at least in your country of study or domicile), providing reports on each event, and writing at least four blog posts for AMBA’s community.

Winning essays may also be used for PR purposes.

How to Apply

The mode of application is online. Click here to start application

Applicants will be required to write down a Maximum 1000 words in English. The Essay topic is:

‘Drawing upon evidence of your commitment and capability from your previous endeavors, discuss how you plan to use your MBA to develop your responsible leadership and affect sustainable and progressive change in business and society.’

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