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Scholarships & Fees

The Adelaide MBA program offers a range of scholarships which are available for eligible candidates who can demonstrate meeting the scholarship criteria and program entry requirements.

Scholarships available in 2017

  • Academic Excellence

    Scholarships may be offered to candidates who can demonstrate academic excellence by attaining a high GMAT score or GPA from previous undergraduate or postgraduate studies.

    Applications will be assessed on the following criteria:

    • A GMAT score of 650 and above or GPA of 6 (equivalent to a distinction average) and above
    • A statement addressing how your academic excellence will positively impact the classroom experience and benefit all participants

    The Academic Excellence scholarship will cover between 10% - 25% of the MBA tuition fees for a maximum of 12 courses (36 units) of study.

    Score   Scholarship Amount 
    GMAT of 650 or above Up to 25%
    GPA of 6 or above Up to 10%
  • Emerging Leaders

    Scholarships may be offered to candidates who can demonstrate outstanding leadership potential including but not limited to, holding a senior position at a young age or leading an innovative project for an organisation.

    Applications will be assessed on the following criteria:

    • Demonstrated leadership capability evidenced with an example from your work place and/or community
    • A statement addressing how the Adelaide MBA will assist you to further your leadership potential

    The Emerging Leaders scholarship will cover up to 50% of the MBA tuition fees for a maximum of 12 courses (36 units) of study.

  • Financial Need

    Scholarships may be offered to candidates who can demonstrate financial hardship due to their employment situation, travel requirements or adverse circumstances.  Candidates who live regionally or interstate are encouraged to apply.

    Applications will be assessed on the following criteria:

    • Ability to demonstrate how the scholarship will enable you to complete your studies
    • Ability to demonstrate how your work and/or community experience will contribute to the enrichment of the classroom experience and benefit all participants 

    The Financial Need scholarship will cover up to 50% of the MBA tuition fees for a maximum of 12 courses (36 units) of study.

  • International

    Scholarships may be offered to candidates who reside in a country outside of Australia and can demonstrate how their international perspective will benefit the classroom experience.

    Applications will be assessed on the following criteria:

    • Evidence of international residency
    • High-level work experience and/or strong academic background including a high IELTS score or GPA
    • A statement addressing how your international perspective will contribute to the enrichment of the classroom experience and benefit all participants

    The International scholarship will cover up to 25% of the MBA tuition fees for a maximum of 12 courses (36 units) of study.

  • Community Achievement

    Scholarships may be offered to candidates who can demonstrate the ability to champion or develop initiatives to benefit their community.

    Applicants will be assessed on the following criteria:

    • Evidence of you supporting an initiative that has had a positive impact on your community
    • A statement outlining how the Adelaide MBA will assist you in becoming a leader within your community

    The Community Achievement scholarship will cover up to 50% of the MBA tuition fees for a maximum of 12 courses (36 units) of study.

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

    Scholarships may be offered to candidates of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent and who can demonstrate leadership qualities in their work place or community.

    Applications will be assessed on the following criteria:

    • Certificate of Aboriginality
    • A statement outlining how the Adelaide MBA will help you to develop and lead an initiative within your work place or community

    The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander incentive will cover up to 100% of the MBA tuition fees for a maximum of 12 courses (36 units) of study.

Rules & Eligibility

To be eligible for a scholarship, an applicant must be applying for entry into the Adelaide MBA program in Trimester 1, 2 or 3 of 2017.

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.

If a student withdraws from, or is not enrolled in the 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. For example: Master of Business Administration (12 courses).

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, the scholarship will not cover completion of any required additional courses.

How to Apply

International Students

To apply for a scholarship, international students must ensure they meet the scholarship criteria and complete the scholarship application form.

Domestic Students

To apply for a scholarship, domestic students must ensure they meet the scholarship criteria and complete the scholarship application as part of their online MBA Application form. All recipients will be notified of their offer by email.

Scholarship Application deadlines
Intake Trimester 1
Trimester 2 Trimester 3
Application deadline 16 Dec 2016 10 April 2017 17 July
2017

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Address

Level 7
10 Pulteney Street
The University of Adelaide SA 5005
North Tce Campus Map

Contact

Email: mba@adelaide.edu.au
Telephone: +61 8 8313 0819

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