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International MBA Scholarships: School-Specific Scholarships

By Nicole Willson

Updated March 28, 2016 Updated March 28, 2016

In addition to the QS Scholarship Programs, we also seek to include lists of alternative scholarships, such as those below, for your ease of reference:

In addition to more general scholarships, there are international MBA scholarships designed to help international students attend particular schools. While it's a good idea to check scholarship search engines and websites the schools you're interested in, this article will provide some examples of what scholarships are available to international students.

MBA Scholarships for Australia

Melbourne Business School - Dean's International Management Scholarship

Who it's for: International students who demonstrate academic excellence, high-level management skills, and international work experience.

What it covers: Full tuition for full-time MBA program. Available for both January and September intakes.

Melbourne Business School - ASEAN – Singapore Alumni Scholarship

Who it's for: Residents of Southeast Asia with ambassadorial qualities

What it covers: 25% of tuition fees for full-time MBA study

MBA Scholarships for Europe

Cranfield School of Management - Australian Alumni Scholarship

Who it's for: Outstanding candidates of Australian origin who are residents and citizens of Australian at the time of application. 

What it covers: £36,000 toward (the full tuition fee for Cranfield's full-time MBA program)

Number of scholarships available: 1

Selection criteria: Passion for Australia and a desire to contribute to the country, achievements, academic credentials, professional track record, interview performance

Cranfield School of Management - New Zealand Alumni Scholarship

Who it's for: Anyone of New Zealand origin living anywhere in the world

What it covers: £36,000 toward full-time tuition fees (the full tuition fee for Cranfield's full-time MBA program)

Number of scholarships available: 1

Selection criteria: Scholarship interview, achievements, academic credentials, professional track record, interview performance

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University - RSM Diversity Scholarship 2016

Who it's for: Anyone with a profile that will add to diversity at RSM, including international students

What it covers: £10,000 tuition fee waiver

Application requirements: Acceptance into RSM's full-time MBA program

UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School - Regional Merit-Based Scholarships

Who it's for: Applicants from the following regions: Asia and Australia, Central and Eastern Europe, North and Central America, Western Europe, Middle East and Africa

Number of scholarships available: 6 (one for each of the five regions and a discretionary region 6 scholarship)

What it covers: 50% of full-time MBA tuition fees

Application requirements: Acceptance into UCD's full-time MBA program

Images source: Wikimedia Commons user Morenus and Flickr User 401k. 

ESADE MBA Scholarships

Who it's for: Applicants from the following regions: Asia-Pacific, Africa, Latin America, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Scandinavia, Central Europe (visit the scholarships link above for information on the qualification for each individual scholarship)

Criteria: Each region-based scholarship is awarded based on merit or need-based criteria.

What it covers: Most ESADE MBA scholarships cover up to 50% of the full-time MBA tuition.

This article was originally published in November 2012 . It was last updated in March 2016

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