Scholarships

We are delighted to be able to offer a number of Manchester Business School scholarships for all Masters programmes starting in September 2015.

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Loyalty Bursary

The Masters Loyalty Bursary is offered to University of Manchester students and alumni who are going to enrol on one of our Masters courses at the School in September 2015. To reward academic merit, we are giving a £3,000 award to those achieving a first class honours degree and £1,000 for an upper second class honours degree. The bursary is deducted from the course tuition fees.

Masters scholarships for UK/EU/international students 2015 entry

We have a limited number of scholarships available across all our Masters programmes. The scholarship awards areunder review for 2015 entry.

Who are the scholarships available to?

All UK/EU/international applicants who hold an offer of a place to study on one of our Masters programmes.

What is the application process?

All applicants who hold an offer will automatically be considered for a scholarship. There is no scholarship application process.

What is the Scholarship criteria?

Decisions will be made on merit and not financial need. Scholarships will be awarded to applicants who:

  • Are able to demonstrate excellent academic performance.
  • Are on track to obtain, or who have graduated with a 1st UK undergraduate degree or overseas equivalent.
  • Have previously studied at a University with a strong academic reputation and ranking.
  • Have the potential to contribute and enrich all aspects of the Masters programme and the diverse academic and cultural profile of the Masters class.

When will the scholarship awards be announced?

Scholarships will normally be awarded at the point of offer. Early applicants will be contacted by mid-February if successful.

Masters scholarships for US residents 2015 entry

We have 5 scholarships available across all our Masters programmes, with a value of £10,000 towards the cost of tuition fees. The scholarships are available on a rolling basis so early application is advisable.

Who are the scholarships available to?

All US residents who hold an offer to study on one of our Masters programmes.

What is the application process?

All eligible applicants who hold an offer will be automatically considered for a scholarship. There is no scholarship application process.

What is the Scholarship Criteria?

Decisions will be made on merit and not financial need. Scholarships will be awarded to applicants who:

  • Are able to demonstrate excellent academic performance.
  • Are are on track to obtain, or who have graduated with a minimum high 2.1 or 1st UK undergraduate degree or overseas equivalent.
  • Have previously studies at a University with a strong academic reputation and ranking.
  • Have the potential to contribute and enrich all aspects of the Masters programme and the diverse academic and cultural profile of the Masters class

When will the scholarship awards be announced?

Scholarships will normally be awarded at the point of offer. Early applicants will be contacted by the end of January if successful.

External awards

The following scholarships are available to international students for 2015 entry.

Chevening Scholarships
Chevening scholarships are available to high calibre international students with the personal intellect and interpersonal qualities necessary for leadership. For further information on Chevening Scholarships including eligibility and how to apply see the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Website

Commonwealth Scholarships
Commonwealth Scholarships are available to citizens of a developed Commonwealth country. For further information on Commonwealth Scholarships including eligibility and how to apply see the Commonwealth Scholarships Commissions Website

HSBC Chevening Scholarships
Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and HSBC offer HSBC Chevening Scholarships for postgraduate students in UK. Scholars are able to study for up to 12 months in the UK at postgraduate level. Find out more at the Chevening website.