Armed Forces Scholarships - £5,000, £10,000 or £20,000, University of Manchester

Manchester, ENGLAND | over 2 years ago | The position may have been removed or expired!


Manchester Business School has a long and successful history working with officers looking to move into new careers in non-military organisations. Our MBA alumni from the armed forces have been particularly successful in transferring their leadership skills to very successful post-forces careers.

Funded by: Manchester Business School. Mentored by Dr. Elinor O'Connor, Teaching Fellow in Occupational Psychology

Awards: £5,000, £10,000 and £20,000.

Open to: UK/European (EEA) permanent residents* with previous or current experience as officers in the armed forces. Candidates must also have strong communication and networking skills, leadership characteristics and a commitment to promoting social and corporate responsibility in British/European society.

* To be considered, you need to be a UK or EEA permanent resident (i.e. with unlimited leave to remain and also have been ordinarily resident in the UK or EEA (i.e. it is your main place of residence) for a consecutive period of three years prior to the start of the Full-time MBA programme (28 August 2012).

Application Deadlines: Apply by 9 July 2012. Scholarships are awarded on a rolling basis as offers are made. Candidates who apply early in the admissions rounds are more likely to receive an award.

Application Format: Scholarship application required. Email to mba@mbs.ac.uk

Stage 1: To be considered for the short-list, please submit the following:

CV/Resume outlining your academic and professional track record and achievements.

Written scholarship statement addressing the points below (maximum 3 pages A4)

  • Describe your achievements and leadership experiences as an officer in the armed forces and in other areas of your life.
  • What makes you stand out as an exceptional recipient of this award?
  • How will your experience benefit the MBA class of 2014 and what will be your contribution as a future MBS alumnus to return our investment in you?

Stage 2: Short-listed candidates will be required to complete the Full-time MBA application and will be invited for an interview.