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Online MBA Scholarships

By Nicole Willson

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Here is a list of scholarships for some of the distance learning programs listed in the 2012 QS Distance Online MBA Rankings. Not all business schools offer scholarships for online MBA programs, so be sure to ask admissions officers about whether a scholarship can be used toward the MBA program you’re applying for.


US MBA Scholarships


Indiana University -- Kelley Direct

What it is: Merit-based scholarship

Number of scholarships: Limited. No exact number provided.

Criteria: Academic performanceGMAT, work experience, the overall strength of your application

Application Process: All Kelley Direct applicants are automatically considered for the scholarship. No additional application required. Scholarship recipients will learn of their scholarship award through their admission letter.

Contact: Erin Kilbride-Vincent, [email protected]



Drexel LeBow College of Business

Drexel alumni applying for the MBA Anywhere program are eligible for the merit-based Drexel Network Alumni Scholarship.



W.P. Carey

Limited scholarship funds are available on a competitive basis.


UK MBA Scholarships


Aberdeen Online MBA Scholarship

What it is: Merit-based scholarship

Amount: £500-£3,000

Number of scholarships: Limited. No exact number provided.

Criteria: You must be accepted into Aberdeen’s MBA or Oil and Gas Management MBA program in order to apply for the scholarship.

Application Process: You must submit an application form and a 1,000-1,500 word essay in order to be considered for the scholarship.


Henley Flexible Learning MBA Bursary

Who it’s for: Applicants with knowledge of international business and management, women leaders, public sector and non-profit sector applicants, people who head their own organization, applicants with “exceptional experience”

Amount: 15% of program fee

Number of scholarships: Limited. No exact number provided.

Application Process: You must submit an application form and essay along with your application.


Warwick Distance Learning MBA Scholarship

Who it’s for: Applicants who are likely to be in the top 20% of their class who can bring outstanding experience and diversity to their class.

Value: 50% of first year tuition (£3,300)

Number of Scholarships: 22


Spain MBA Scholarships


IE Business School

There are 30+ scholarships available to IE’s online MBA students. The best way to find out about all of them is by searching IE’s scholarship database.


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