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Durham-EBS Executive MBA Scholarships

Women in Business Scholarship

Between €2,000 - €10,000 available.

The number of EMBA Women in Business Scholarships available: Up to 7

Awarded to female applicants who can demonstrate outstanding academic ability and/or professional achievement.

Achievement Scholarship

Between €2,000 - €10,000 available.

The number of Achievement Scholarships available: Up to 20

Awarded to applicants who can demonstrate exceptional academic ability and/or professional achievement.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Scholarship applicants must submit the following:
    • An English-language CV
    • University transcript(s) or comparable professional qualification(s)
    • 500-word personal statement
    • 350-word scholarship statement outlining the following
      • the reasons and objectives for pursuing an MBA; (why the applicant’s achievements and expected contributions to the programme merit consideration for a scholarship;
      • How the applicant’s personal and professional development is expected to be impacted by the EMBA programme.
  • Conditional admission and conditional scholarship offers are typically decided on a semi-monthly basis and require joint agreement by Durham and EBS.
  • A conditional offer of admission and a conditional scholarship offer will be issued and communicated to applicants by EBS in a timely manner.
  • Conditional offers of admission and conditional scholarship awards will be made unconditional once the applicant has uploaded the full set of required admission documents and a determination has been made that the applicant fulfils all admission criteria and will commence the programme in September of the year of entry.
  • All admission documents are to be submitted no later than 31 July to secure a scholarship offer (excluding corporate discounts).
  • No scholarships are awarded to applicants who receive an agreed corporate discount or funding from the employer.
  • Scholarships awarded for the next programme start date may not be deferred to the subsequent year without joint Durham-EBS approval.
  • Scholarship awardees are encouraged to participate and cooperate in public relations and marketing activities which EBS or Durham University Business School may organise.

Scholarship Acceptance

To secure the scholarship award, applicants must confirm their acceptance of the award by:

1. Returning the signed study agreement by the date stated on the scholarship offer email.

2. Returning the signed scholarship acceptance form, in which the recipient confirms their acceptance of the terms and conditions governing scholarship awards.

  • Failure to confirm acceptance of the scholarship by this date may result in the withdrawal of the scholarship award offer and the scholarship funds being awarded to another applicant.
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Terms and conditions

  • Scholarships are not transferable and not deferrable. They are valid only for use in the academic year for which the scholarship has been awarded. Applicants who choose to defer entry will be considered for available scholarships available in the year of entry. Acceptance of a Scholarship before deferral does not guarantee a scholarship offer during the year of entry.
  • There is no cash alternative to be offered if a place on the programme is not taken.
  • The scholarship award will be deducted from the full tuition fee and be spread evenly across the invoices.

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