5 pm on 18th May 2020.


United Kingdom.

(Partially Funded)


Women in Leadership Scholarship

The Women in Leadership MBA Scholarship is a collaboration between Henley, the 30% Club and Financial Times.

Now in its eighth year, the Scholarship is designed to offer practical support for the development of strong female talent and reflects the shared mission of the three partner institutions to encourage gender balance in leadership teams.

The competition is open to both men and women who have relevant experience in the workplace either in managing a team, running a project or planning strategy.

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Founded in 1945, Henley is one of the oldest business schools in the UK and part of the University of Reading. It is  considered among an elite group of business schools to be triple-accredited for the quality and capability of its faculty and output.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Business Administration

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

  • 21 months for the Executive MBA (Global) program.
  • 30 months for the Flexible Executive MBA program.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • This competition is not open to employees of Henley Business School or the Financial Times Limited, their agents or anyone else professionally associated with the competition.
  • To enter this competition, entrants must be eligible for entry to the Henley MBA Program and the scholarship will only be awarded once the place is confirmed. The entry criteria for the program are: 3 years management experience, a good first degree or equivalent professional or international qualification and evidence of competence in English
  • All entries must be clearly marked ‘Women in Leadership Scholarship competition’. All elements of an entry must be in English and entries will not be returned.
  • All entries submitted must be the work of the individual submitting them and must not have been published elsewhere or have won a prize in any other competition. It is the responsibility of each entrant to ensure that their entry form does not infringe the copyright of any third party or any laws.
  • Only one entry per person. Late, illegible, incomplete, defaced or corrupt entries will not be accepted. No responsibility can be accepted for lost entries and proof of transmission will not be accepted as proof of receipt. Entries must not be sent through agencies or third parties
  • In the event of the winner being unable to commence the course, Henley Business School will offer the prize to the next entrant on the shortlist, selected in accordance with these terms and conditions.
  • Accommodation, travel, study trip travel, extra materials and visa costs are not included unless otherwise stated.
  • Only one scholarship is awarded per applicant and this cannot be combined with any other fee reductions. There are no cash alternatives to the scholarship.
  • This competition is subject to the laws of England and Wales, whose courts shall be the courts of exclusive jurisdiction. This competition is void where prohibited.

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Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  •  The winner will receive a fully-funded place worth up to £39,500 on our part-time Executive MBA (Global) or Flexible Executive MBA program  starting in September/October 2020.

How to Apply

First Step: Download and fill the application form 

Second Step: write a 800-word opinion piece answering the question “How can organisations help women succeed by involving more men in their efforts? What strategies and actions are most and least helpful?”

Third Step: submit your entry by email to: All entries must be clearly marked ‘Women in Leadership Scholarship competition’.

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MARJ3 Scholarships team