Women in MBA Scholarships at University of Wollongong in Australia, 2019

Application Deadline: Open for applications

The Sydney Business School, University of Wollongong is commited to achieving gender equity in the MBA programme by providing  50 Women in MBA Scholarships.

Degree Level: Master
Field: Business Administration
Host Country: Australia
Value: The partnership supports future female leaders by providing:

Financial support – Sydney Business School will match the contribution of the business partner dollar for dollar (up to 50 per cent). In order to qualify, the business partner must contribute a minimum of 15 per cent of the total program costs per nominated recipient.

Number of Scholarships: 50
Eligible Countries: Australian citizen or permanent resident of Australia


1. Provide financial support of up to 50 per cent, no less than 15 per cent of the total program costs per nominated recipient.

2. Provide a one page Employer Statement – a detailed letter outlining why they are nominating their employee for this program. The letter should explain why the employee meets the criteria of having leadership potential and that they are able to reach these goals within in five to ten years. It should highlight (1) performance relative to peers, (2) succession of promotions within the company, and (3) demonstrated leadership in specific contexts.

3. Provide support to employee to enable the recipient to attend class, undertake additional study and group work and complete assignments.


If you are a woman who is an Australian citizen or permanent resident of Australia and is interested in the Sydney Business School Women in MBA scholarship, you must first seek nomination from your employer and have them agree to support you by contributing between 15-50 per cent towards the cost of completing the MBA. You will then be required to complete the application form and submit it, along with your resume, statement of motivation and your employer’s statement to mbascholarships@uow.edu.au.



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