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MBA and EMBA Scholarships

Future student scholarship
A scholarship for future postgraduate students applying for an MBA or EMBA in the QUT Business School.

Scholarship details

Study levels

Postgraduate

Student type

Future students

Study area

Business

Eligibility criteria

Academic performance

Citizenship

Australian or New Zealand and International

What you'll receive

You'll receive one of:

  • a tuition fee waiver scholarship, covering a quarter, half or all of your tuition fees
  • a merit scholarship, awarded at:
    • $500 for a GMAT score of 600-699
    • $1,000 for a GMAT score of 700 or more.

If you receive a tuition fee waiver scholarship, you won't be eligible for a merit scholarship.

Eligibility

MBA scholarships

You must:

EMBA scholarships

You must:

  • be a domestic student (Australia citizen, permanent resident or permanent visa holder, or New Zealand citizen)
  • be applying to study with the Graduate School of Business for the first time
  • apply for and be accepted into our Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA).

How to apply

MBA tuition fee waiver scholarship

To apply for an MBA tuition fee waiver scholarship, you must complete the MBA scholarship application form (PDF file, 30.8 KB), and submit it with your application for the MBA.

You will need to include a personal statement of no more than 1,000 words about your capabilities and skills in the areas listed on the form to support your application.

EMBA tuition fee waiver scholarship

To apply for an EMBA tuition fee waiver scholarship, you must complete the EMBA scholarship application form (PDF file, 27.2 KB), and submit it with your application for the EMBA.

You will need to include a personal statement of no more than 1,000 words about your capabilities and skills in the areas listed on the form to support your application.

Merit scholarships

To apply for the merit scholarships, you don't need to submit a separate scholarship application. We'll assess your eligibility based on your application for the MBA or EMBA.

What happens next?

The Scholarships Committee will assess your application based on your:

  • GMAT score
  • previous grade point average (GPA)
  • work history
  • personal statement of no more than 1,000 words
  • detailed CV
  • referee reports.

We'll let you know by email whether you're successful or unsuccessful.

If you're successful, you must formally accept and acknowledge the conditions of the scholarship by advising the Graduate School of Business in writing by the date stated in your offer.

Conditions

You must:

  • maintain a grade point average (GPA) of 5.5 or above throughout your studies
  • get approval if you're deferring your studies for more than one teaching period.

The tuition fee waiver:

  • is for the time limit of your course completion. Any leave of absence or other approved leave that you take will be included in calculating time limits
  • does not apply to units that you might take outside the MBA or EMBA program
  • does not apply to units that you fail or withdraw from with financial penalty.

We will terminate your scholarship if you:

  • don't fulfill course requirements or maintain satisfactory course progress
  • don't resume studying after deferring for one year
  • transfer to another program at QUT.

About the scholarship

The QUT Graduate School of Business Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Executive Master of Business (EMBA) are designed for people who can make a valuable contribution to the learning experience and have personal characteristics necessary to succeed in the course.

There are a number of merit scholarships for exceptional applicants into the MBA and EMBA. Successful applicants are expected to be actively involved in the QUT Graduate School of Business community as leaders.

Contact us

QUT Graduate School of Business

Phone
07 3138 1057
Int. phone
+61 7 3138 1057
Email
gsb@qut.edu.au

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