Essex Business School MBA Scholarships for International Students in UK, 2014/15

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Essex Business School is offering up to 20 MBA scholarships for the academic year 2014-15. These MBA scholarships are open for self-funded UK/EU and international students other than fully or partly sponsored. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit. Scholarships cover worth £5,000 as a discount on the tuition fee that is payable on registration at the University. Only one scholarship award can be made per student and the award cannot normally be held in conjunction with other University of Essex scholarships.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are provided for MBA course at University of Essex.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing masters degree level at University of Essex.
Scholarship Provider: Essex Business School, University of Essex
Scholarship can be taken at: UK  

Eligibility: -The award is restricted to Home (UK), EU and overseas students who are entirely self-funded. It is not available to students who are fully or partly sponsored.
-All MBA course applicants who hold the equivalent of a UK first class honours Bachelor’s degree (see below for equivalencies) and an IELTS score of 7.0 or higher will automatically receive a scholarship.
-MBA course applicants with the following qualifications will also be considered for a scholarship by the MBA Director and MBA Deputy Director, if numbers permit: the equivalent of a UK 2.1 Bachelor’s degree and a minimum IELTS score of 6.5*; or ten years’ work experience (including five years’ relevant managerial experience) and a minimum IELTS score of 6.5.*
-Only one scholarship award can be made per student and the award cannot normally be held in conjunction with other University of Essex scholarships.
-Where a student to whom a scholarship has been offered requests deferred entry, the award will be considered again in line with the terms and conditions that apply in the new proposed year of entry.
-The award is available to full-time students and also to part-time and modular students on a pro rata basis.
MBA scholarship qualification criteria: -China: 80/85/90%+ (Tier1/ Tier 2/ Tier 3 institution), three years’ work experience and no degree if exceptional (10 years plus, high quality) work experience
-India: NOOSR Section 1 institutions – 60%, NOOSR Section 2 institutions – 65%+, three years’ work experience and no degree if exceptional (10 years plus, high quality) work experience
-Malaysia:1st or 3.25 GPA, three years’ work experience and no degree if exceptional (10 years plus, high quality) work experience.
-Nigeria: 1st class degree or high 2:1 (3.8/5 or 3.25/4+GPA equivalent), three years’ work experience and no degree if exceptional (10 years plus, high quality) work experience.
-Thailand: 3.25+GPA, three years’ work experience and no degree if exceptional (10 years plus, high quality) work experience.
-All other countries: equivalent to a 1st class degree as specified in the PG Admissions Guide + three years’ work experience and no degree if exceptional (10 years plus, high quality) work experience

Scholarship Open for International Students: UK/EU and international students can apply for these MBA scholarships.

Scholarship Description: To support our students who are funding their own studies, EBS is offering scholarships worth £5,000 to students seeking to join our MBA course in October 2014. Awards will be made on the basis of grades obtained in your first degree, so all our MBA course applications, received by the given deadline, will automatically considered for this scholarship. A fee discount of £5,000 will be applied to those who are selected for the award. Up to 20 scholarships are available for 2014 entrants.

Number of award(s): Up to 20 MBA scholarships will be awarded.

Duration of award(s): Not Known

What does it cover? A fee discount of £5,000 will be applied to those who are selected for the award. The award will only be made available as a discount on the tuition fee that is payable on registration at the University.

Selection Criteria: These scholarships will be awarded on the basis of merit as set out above and all academic applications will automatically be considered.

Notification: Where the applicant has already met the academic requirements for MBA entry and the scholarship award, the details of the scholarship offer will be specified in a letter which will be sent shortly after the applicant has received their initial offer letter.

How to Apply:-These scholarships will be awarded on the basis of merit as set out above and all academic applications will automatically be considered.
-The University will use official transcripts and certificates, submitted as part of the original application for admission to the course, as evidence of grades achieved and no alternative supporting evidence will be accepted.
-Applicants who have accepted an offer of a place firmly by 31 July and met the academic conditions of entry will be considered for these scholarships. Applications submitted after that date, and from students who do not meet the eligibility criteria for an automatic MBA scholarship award, may be considered depending on availability of funds.
-Applicants may be offered a scholarship during the admissions process and before the deadline of 31 July for firm acceptance. Applicants who are offered the scholarship must confirm their acceptance of the scholarship by paying a one-third tuition fee deposit by 31 May 2014, or within 30 days of receiving their formal scholarship offer if the date of the offer letter issued by the University is after 1 May. The scholarship offer may be withdrawn if candidates do not keep to this deadline.
-Where a scholarship offer is made to an applicant who has not yet met the academic conditions of the offer, the applicant can secure the scholarship by paying a one-third tuition fee deposit. Where an applicant fails to meet the conditions of the offer and his or her place is not confirmed, the tuition fee deposit will be refunded and the scholarship award will be rescinded.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Applicants may be offered a scholarship during the admissions process and before the deadline of 31 July for firm acceptance. Applicants who are offered the scholarship must confirm their acceptance of the scholarship by paying a one-third tuition fee deposit by 31 May 2014 or within 30 days of receiving their formal scholarship offer if the date of the offer letter issued by the University is after 1 May. The scholarship offer may be withdrawn if candidates do not keep to this deadline.

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