March 4, 2010

Gordon R. McCulloch MBA Scholarships for Africans and Latin Americans

Gordon R. McCulloch MBA Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Business Administration, International Business
Course Level: Postgraduate (MBA Degree)
Provider: University of Edinburgh
Country to Study in: UK

Scholarship Description
The Gordon R. McCulloch MBA Scholarship is awarded to a student from an African or Latin American country, as classified by the United Nations.

The successful student must be one who has been accepted onto the Full-time MBA or MBA in International Business programme, taught at the University of Edinburgh Business School.

Eligibility
To be eligible for this scholarship, the following should apply:
  • The scholarship is open to applicants who are citizens and residents of African or Latin American countries, as classified by the United Nations, and who are applying for admission onto the full-time MBA or MBA in International Business in September 2010.
  • Applicants who hold full sponsorships or who are entitled to fee omission are not eligible for the scholarship.
  • If an applicant is successful in being awarded the scholarship, but subsequently declines their offer of admission on the MBA programme, the award of the scholarship will be withdrawn and awarded to another applicant.
  • The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and the benefits to the student.
Eligible Groups
Citizens and residents of African or Latin American countries

Participating Institution(s)
University of Edinburgh in United Kingdom

Field of study
Full time Masters in Business Administration (MBA)

Number of awards
One (1) Award will be given

Sponsorship duration
This is a ONETIME financial aid award towards your tuition fees

Scholarship benefits
The scholarship is worth £5,000. The Calum Miller Scholarship also has a value of £5,000.

Method of Application
Applicants should submit a 1000 word essay, explaining why they feel they should be awarded the scholarship, and how the scholarship will benefit them. This essay should accompany your application for the MBA programme.

If you have already sent your application, you are welcome to apply separately. Please enclose your full name and contact details as stated in your programme application. Separate scholarship applications without these details will not be considered.

All applications should be sent to the School (contact details found below). Although applications for the scholarship should be made before 31 May 2010, the scholarship will only be awarded to an applicant who has firmly accepted their offer through payment of the deposit.

DEADLINES:
All applications for the scholarship should be made before 31st of May 2010

PLEASE NOTE:
The Calum Miller Scholarship will be awarded to students from same region.

To be eligible for the Calum Miller Scholarship, candidates should have an excellent academic record and be a citizen or resident of a country (for a minimum of three years) in South America or Africa as defined by the UN.

For the 2010-2011, applicants for the Gordon R. McCulloch Scholarship will automatically be considered for the Calum Miller Scholarship.

Contact
The University of Edinburgh Business School
7 Bristo Square
Edinburgh, EH8 9AL
Website: www.business-school.ed.ac.uk/mba
Tel: +44 (0)131 650 9663
Email: mba@business-school.ed.ac.uk

Application Deadline: 31 May 2010 (annually)
Open to International students: Yes

More Scholarship Information and Application

Related: Calum Miller MBA Scholarship

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