Riley Family Scholarships at Imperial College Business School in UK, 2017
Imperial College Business School is pleased to offer Riley Family Scholarship for the full-time MBA programme commencing in September 2017. International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.
The Riley Family Scholarship has been established to support the Business School’s vision of attracting brilliant minds to Imperial, regardless of their background or financial circumstances.
Imperial College Business School is a triple accredited business school located in London, United Kingdom and a constituent of Imperial College London. The current business school was opened in 2004 by Queen Elizabeth II.
All programs at Imperial College Business School are linguistically demanding, and therefore strong English language skills are critical to academic success on student’s MBA and in their future career.
Degree Level: Scholarship is available to pursue master degree programme.
Available Subject: Scholarship is awarded in the field of Business Administration.
Scholarship Benefits: One award of £50,000 is available to students joining us in September 2017.
Number of Scholarships: One scholarship will be awarded.
Eligibility: To apply for this scholarship you must be a self-funded student who demonstrates exceptional academic merit and/or potential and has come from a disadvantaged background and/or has overcome adversity.
The scholarship will be awarded to applicants based on the following criteria:
- A very strong academic background, a high and well-balanced GMAT score, and an excellent track record of professional achievement
- Your performance during the admissions process, where academic and professional merit will be judged
- Your professional references
- Your essay submission
Nationality: International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.
Entrance Requirement: The entry requirements for the Full-Time MBA program are:
- 3 years’ relevant postgraduate work experience
- A good undergraduate degree or recognized professional qualification
- GMAT or GRE scores at required level
- English language test results (if applicable)
Test Requirement: If students are taking the GMAT, they will need an overall score of at least 600 – although a stronger score will add more weight to your application. If students are taking the GRE, they will need to achieve minimum scores of 156 (new test) or 550 (old test) in the verbal, and 158 (new test) or 740 (old test) in the quantitative sections.
English Language Requirement: Most applicants meet the requirement in one of the following ways:
- IELTS (academic): A minimum score of 7.0 with minimum scores of 6.5 in all elements
- TOEFL iBT: A minimum score of 100 overall with minimum scores of 22 in all elements
- Degree studied in and awarded by an English-speaking country.
How to Apply: Candidates who submit their application and essay before 5 May 2017 and receive an offer for the Full-Time MBA programme commencing in September 2017 will automatically be considered.
Candidates who are currently under consideration or have already received an offer for the Full-Time MBA programme commencing in September 2017 can be considered for this scholarship by submitting their essay by email to mba-at-imperial.ac.uk by 5 May 2017. Emails should state ‘Riley Family Scholarship application’ and your CID number in the subject line.
All candidates must submit an essay in response to the following question by May 5, 2017:
“What life experiences have shaped who you are today and how have you overcome adversity to excel in education? How do you think these experiences will help you in today’s rapidly changing world?” (700 words maximum)
Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is May 5, 2017.