Edinburgh Business School Commonwealth Scholarships for Commonwealth Countries

Business School Commonwealth Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Social sciences, Business
Course Level: Graduate (masters)
Provider: University of Edinburgh
Country to Study in: UK

Scholarship Description
The University of Edinburgh Business School offers the Business School Commonwealth Scholarships to students who are nationals of Commonwealth countries.

Each of these scholarships are available at a value of £10,000 to successful applicants.

Edinburgh Business School Commonwealth Scholarships
The Scholarships are open to applicants who have an excellent academic record, who are applying for admission onto one of the MSc programmes listed below in September 2014.

Applicants should already have been offered a place on one of the programmes, and should have firmly accepted that offer or be intending to do so. If they have not yet paid their deposit, they will be required to pay within two weeks of being offered the scholarship. Applicants who hold full sponsorships are not eligible for the scholarship.

If an applicant is successful in being awarded a scholarship, but subsequently declines their offer of admission on the MSc programme, the award of the scholarship will be withdrawn and awarded to another applicant. An award may be withdrawn if a student fails to meet the academic standards set by the University.

Eligible groups
Citizens of Commonwealth countries. For a complete listing of Commonwealth countries, click here.

Participating Institution
Business School, College of Humanities and Social Science, University of Edinburgh; United Kingdom

Fields of study
Eligible MSc programmes are:
  • MSc in Accounting & Finance
  • MSc in Banking & Risk
  • MSc in Carbon Finance
  • MSc in Finance & Investment
  • MSc in Financial Management
  • MSc in Human Resource Management
  • MSc in International Business and Emerging Markets
  • MSc in Management
  • MSc in Marketing
  • MSc in Marketing & Business Analysis
Number of awards
Five (5) offers will be given

Sponsorship duration
This is a onetime award to be applied to the program of study

Scholarship benefits
Each scholarship will be worth £10,000

Method of Application
Eligible students should complete an online scholarships application before the published application deadline. See 'DEADLINES:' below for current deadline date.

Please note that you will not be able to access the online application form unless you have applied for admission to the University of Edinburgh and have full EASE authentication.

It is important to visit the official web site via link below for online application.

The current closing date for applications for these scholarships is 9th May 2014.

The winners of the scholarships will be announced by the Business School within four weeks of the closing date.

Following the application deadline, the applications will be shortlisted and the selected applicants will be asked to submit an essay on a Business School-specific question (maximum 500 words). Shortlisted applicants will have two weeks in which to complete and return this essay directly to the Business School. Final scholarship decisions will be made on the basis of this essay.

The winners of the scholarship will be announced by the Business School within two weeks of the essay return deadline.

Application Deadline: 9 May 2014
Open to International students: Yes

More Scholarship Information and Application

Related: List of Edinburgh Global and non-Global Scholarships

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