MBA Leadership Scholarships

Postgraduate Opportunities

Newcastle University


Start date and duration: September 2019 for one year of study

Sponsor: Newcastle University Business School

Person Specification

To be eligible for this partial-fee scholarship you must meet the following criteria:

- can demonstrate (through application and at interview) strong leadership experience and potential and a positive career trajectory to date
- hold a conditional or unconditional offer of admission to the Full-time MBA programme of 2019 entry
- have substantive managerial experience (normally 6 years or more, minimum 3 years)
- preferably hold the equivalent of a UK 2:1 honours degree (however, applicants who do not meet this requirement but can demonstrate relevant work experience above the minimum plus significant career progression may also be considered)
- perform well at interview across all competency areas
- hold an English language qualification of IELTS 6.5 or its equivalent with no subskill below 6.0 (if your first language is not English)


We are looking to identify and foster inspiring leaders. Our MBA Leadership Scholarships will reward MBA candidates who have the potential to empower, motivate and add value to an organisation.

Further details on the administration of these scholarships can be found in our MBA Scholarships Regulations 2019

General funding sources

For general sources of funding that may apply to this study opportunity, visit the page(s) below.

Funding information

Funding applies to:
Open to applicants from a range of countries
Funding notes:

Awards of £11,000, payable towards the cost of tuition fees.

Contacts and how to apply

Academic contact:

For further information, please email: or tel: +44 (0) 191 208 1589.

Administrative contact and how to apply:

No application required. All candidates will be assessed at the point of interview for this Scholarship.