Our MBA scholarships attract candidates with strong qualifications, work experience and/or strong leadership skills.

How to apply

After receipt of an offer of a place on our MBA, you may apply for an MBA scholarship.


Scholarships

Ancestral Scholarships

The Business School will for the first time be offering scholarships for those with Scottish ancestry to celebrate the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology in 2017. This scholarship is available to those looking to study on any of our full-time Masters programmes or MBA starting in September 2017.

Deadline: Wednesday 1st of March 2017

Value: 2 x £10,000 and 1 x £20,000

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The Dixons Carphone Scholarships

These exciting scholarships, donated by one of the Europe’s leading retail brands, offers a £5,000 bursary towards tuition fees. To be eligible, candidates must demonstrate qualifications or experience in business analytics, data science or digital marketing.

Deadline: Wednesday 31st of May 2017

Value: £5,000

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Postcode Lottery - Green Challenge Scholarships (£20,000)

Generous MBA/MSc Scholarships for Applicants with a Compelling Green Business Idea

The University of Edinburgh has linked-up with the Postcode Lottery to offer a number of scholarships of up to £20,000 for students wishing to study on our Full-time MBA, MSc in Entrepreneurship & Innovation, MSc in International Business & Emerging Markets, MSc in Management, MSc Carbon Finance, MSc Carbon Management, or MSc Carbon Capture & Storage programme from September 2017. The scholarships are being offered to encourage strong UK graduates to pursue postgraduate study linked to sustainable business, particularly those graduates who are entrepreneurially minded and have a green business idea that they might eventually commercialise.

To be eligible candidates must be permanent residents of the UK, planning to commence study in September 2017, and meet the entry requirements (and ultimately become an offer holder) for one of our nominated MBA or MSc courses. You will also need to complete a short outline proposal for your green business idea as part of stage 1 of the process and if successful will need to present your idea to a panel at subsequent stages.

Deadline: Monday 27th of March 2017

Value: Up to maximum of £20,000 towards tuition fees

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MBA Leadership Scholarships

The Business School will offer five MBA Leadership Scholarships, each with a value of £10,000, to candidates who can demonstrate strong leadership experience or potential and have at least 5 year's work experience. This scholarship is available to both FT and Executive MBA students.

Deadline: Thursday 1st of January 1970

Value: £10,000

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Grant Property Entrepreneurship Scholarship

This Scholarship, donated by successful entrepreneur and Edinburgh alumnus Peter Grant, offers a £5,000 bursary towards tuition fees. In addition to meeting the entry requirements for the MBA, applicants must demonstrate successful prior experience of entrepreneurship activity, including adding value/revenue through innovation in a commercial context.

Deadline: Wednesday 31st of May 2017

Value: £5,000

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MBA Merit Scholarships

The Business School will offer three MBA Merit Scholarships, each with a value of £5,000, to candidates who can demonstrate exceptional prior qualifications. This scholarship is available to both FT and Executive MBA students.

Deadline: Thursday 1st of January 1970

Value: £5,000

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MBA Diversity Scholarships

The Business School will offer three MBA Diversity Scholarships, each with a value of £5,000, to candidates who enhance the diversity of cultures or perspectives on the Edinburgh MBA. This scholarship is available to both FT and Executive MBA students.

Deadline: Thursday 1st of January 1970

Value: £5,000

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MBA Achievement Scholarships

The Business School will offer four MBA Achievement Scholarships, each with a value of £5,000, to candidates who can demonstrate successful prior achievement in contributing to the improvement of a business, social or public organisation. This scholarship is available to both FT and Executive MBA students.

Deadline: Thursday 1st of January 1970

Value: £5,000

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The Victor H Loewenstein Scholarship

The Victor H. Loewenstein Scholarship is awarded to one student on our Full-time MBA programme who is from outside the UK. The aim is to enhance the international nature of the MBA programme. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and the benefits to the student, and has a value of £5,000.

Deadline: Wednesday 31st of May 2017

Value: £5,000

More details about eligibility and how to apply