Executive MBA Scholarship Rules and Eligibility

Scholarship support for the Executive MBA program is funded by the Adelaide Business School across a range of categories to ensure our program is accessible to all candidates who have the capability and drive to undertake MBA studies. 

Rules and eligibility

  • To be eligible for a scholarship, an applicant must have made a formal application for entry into the Executive MBA Program. 
  • The Online MBA, MBA and MBA (International) are excluded from these scholarships.
  • Scholarship applications must be submitted by the application deadline of the trimester an applicant is applying for entry into the Executive MBA program.
  • A student cannot hold two or more scholarships simultaneously.
  • If a student accepts a scholarship and then defers commencement of their studies, they must apply to the MBA Program Director for approval to have the scholarship deferred for up to a maximum of 12 months. 
  • All Executive MBA scholarships apply for a period of 5 years from admission into the program. If a student requires additional time for completion of their studies, they must apply to the MBA Program Director for approval to have the scholarship extended for a specified period of time.
  • If a student withdraws from, or is not enrolled in the Executive MBA program for a period of 12 months or longer, either by electing to exit with a lesser degree or through a leave of absence, the scholarship will cease.
  • Each available scholarship will only cover the minimum number of courses required for a student to be eligible to graduate with the program in which they are enrolled: Executive Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (12 units), Executive Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (24 units) and Executive Master of Business Administration (36 units).
  • If a student does not successfully complete a course, either by receiving an overall fail grade or withdrawing during the Withdraw No Fail (WNF) or Withdraw Fail (WF) periods, or receiving a retrospective WNF due to extenuating circumstances, the scholarship will not cover completion of any required additional courses including repeating a core course.
  • Please note, the Executive MBA scholarship applies to tuition fees only and excludes the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF), required course textbooks and any other university fees.