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

Manchester, ENGLAND | over 2 years ago


Funded by: Manchester Business School

Mentored by the Manchester Business School Enterprise Centre and Francis Chittenden, ACCA Professor of Small Business Finance

Awards: £5,000, £10,000 and £20,000.

Open to: All candidates with professional careers in entrepreneurship, demonstrating outstanding achievement in entrepreneurial careers with exceptional entrepreneurial flair creating and running a successful or growing business venture(s).

Application Deadlines: Apply by 1 June (non-EEA applicants) or 9 July 2012 (EEA applicants). 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 tomba@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
  • Details of company website and publicity brochure (if applicable)
  • Written scholarship statement addressing the points below (maximum 3 pages A4)
  • Describe your entrepreneurial business venture(s)
  • Explain and quantify your success and achievements in growing your business venture(s)
  • What are the challenges you faced setting up your business and how did you overcome them?
  • How do your entrepreneurial flair and personal attributes such as communication and networking skills, make you stand out as an exceptional recipient of this award?
  • How will your entrepreneurial 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.