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Postgraduate Coursework Scholarships

The University of Sydney Business School continues to produce outstanding graduates who take up leading positions in business, government, academia and the not-for-profit sector. The range of Business School scholarships we offer reflects our strong links with industry and the corporate sector, as well as our commitment to students. A scholarship from The University of Sydney is more than just financial assistance. It is recognition of an individual's talent and hard work and can be an integral step towards a fulfilling career.

Many of the Business School scholarships are enhanced by links with sponsorship partners in the business, alumni and wider University communities. Other scholarships are sponsored by individuals, corporations and valued members of our alumni network.

Postgraduate Scholarships - Current Students

Business Dean's Scholarship for Academic Excellence

Applications Ongoing

Our postgraduate coursework programs have been tailored to create a competitive environment and enable students to perform at their best. Accordingly, the Business School has established a scholarship intended to promote student engagement and recognise exceptional academic performance by continuing postgraduate coursework students.

The Business School is pleased to offer the 'Business Dean's Scholarship for Academic Excellence'. Up to six scholarships will be awarded each semester to top ranking students based on their academic performance. No application is required.

The scholarship is valued at the cost of tuition fees over two standard units of study.

For more information on this competitive award, please read the information sheet

CEMS Exchange Travel Scholarships

Applications Ongoing

The University of Sydney Business School is pleased to offer financial assistance to Master of Management (CEMS) students participating on exchange to a recognised CEMS Partner University.

The scholarships valued at $2000 will be offered to students participating on exchange for their first semester on exchange as part of the Master of Management (CEMS) degree. Up to 5 scholarships are available each year. Two scholarships will be offered in semester 1 and two scholarships will be offered in semester 2. Depending on the calibre of the eligible group, scholarship places may vary. An additional place may be offered at the Program Director's discretion.

No application is necessary. Students will be assessed automatically based on academic merit determined by their Weighted Average Mark in the first semester of their Master of Management (CEMS) degree.

For more details please download the Conditions of Award listed below.

University of Sydney Business School Student Exchange Travel Scholarships 2015

Applications Ongoing

The University of Sydney Business School is offering up to 50 scholarships to students participating in the University of Sydney Exchange Program in 2015.

The Travel Scholarships are offered to local and international, undergraduate and postgraduate students enrolled with the University of Sydney Business School in one of the School's administered coursework programs and intending to study overseas through the University of Sydney exchange program.

Students should also be enrolled full-time and meeting degree requirements of their undergraduate or postgraduate award course during their exchange session. Students are required to meet the usual regulations that apply to the exchange program through the Exchange Unit, International Student Office.

The Student Exchange Travel Scholarships are valued at $2000 each. Up to 50 scholarships are available in 2015. Selection is based in academic merit (weighted average mark in coursework program). No application is required.

Postgraduate Scholarships - Future Students

BOSS Emerging Leaders MBA Scholarship

Applications Closed

We have partnered with Financial Review BOSS Magazine to celebrate the emergence of the next generation of corporate and community leaders. In 2015, we will search for the best young business talent with a prize package that includes a $60,000 Emerging Leaders MBA scholarship for one student to complete their degree.

Find out more and apply for the scholarship.

Semester 1 2015 applications close: 22 September 2014.

University of Sydney Staff: Professional Leadership Development Scholarships

Applications Closed

The Scholarship is open to University of Sydney employees in a professional role who meet the selection criteria for the program.

Up to two scholarships are available and will cover full tuition fees for the standard duration of the Master of Management program.

Applicants are required to complete the online application form, submit a one-page statement of motivation, a curriculum vitae and a copy of their academic transcript. In addition, applicants should submit a further one-page statement addressing the scholarship selection criteria. Scholarship selection criteria include leadership potential, problem-solving acuity, ability to work in a diverse group and international orientation. This should be submitted via email in MS Word or PDF format, with the applicant's full name in the filename to lance.graham@sydney.edu.au.

All applications will be assessed by a scholarship assessment committee appointed by the Provost. This committee will shortlist a maximum of three applicants who will then be required to attend an interview with the Master of Management selection committee to confirm their eligibility for the program.

University of Sydney Staff: Professional Leadership Development Scholarship (Master of Business Administration)

The Scholarship is open to University of Sydney employees in Professional or Academic leadership roles who meet the selection criteria for the program.

Up to two scholarships are available and will cover full tuition fees for the standard duration of the Master of Business Administration program.

Applicants are required to complete the online application form, submit a one-page statement of motivation, a curriculum vitae and a copy of their academic transcript. In addition, applicants should submit a further one-page statement addressing the scholarship selection criteria. Scholarship selection criteria include leadership experience and potential, problem-solving acuity, ability to work in a diverse group and international orientation. This should be submitted via email in MS Word or PDF format, with the applicant's full name in the filename to business.mba@sydney.edu.au.

All applications will be assessed by a scholarship assessment committee appointed by the Provost. This committee will shortlist a maximum of three applicants who will then be required to attend an interview with the MBA selection committee to confirm their eligibility for the program.

Applications close Friday 24 October. Program interviews will take place from Thursday 13 November 2014 - Friday 21 November 2014. Those applicants deemed eligible will be invited to attend an interview by the Provost's appointed scholarship assessment committee which will be conducted from Monday 24 November 2014 - Thursday 4 December 2014. Applicants should ensure that they are available for interview during these periods.

University of Sydney Staff: Professional Leadership Development Scholarship (Executive MBA)

The Scholarship is open to University of Sydney employees in senior Professional or Academic leadership roles who meet the selection criteria for the program.

One scholarship is available and will cover all program fees. Applicants must secure full release for attendance on all residential modules, and cover their own return airfares to and from each host city as well as residential costs (accommodation, meals and group transport) as organised by the University.

Applicants are required to complete the online application form, submit a one-page statement of motivation, a curriculum vitae and a copy of their academic transcript. In addition, applicants should submit a further one-page statement addressing the scholarship selection criteria. Scholarship selection criteria include leadership experience and potential, problem-solving acuity, ability to work in a diverse group and international orientation. This should be submitted via email in MS Word or PDF format, with the applicant's full name in the filename to business.globalemba@sydney.edu.au

All applications will be assessed by a scholarship assessment committee appointed by the Provost. This committee will shortlist a maximum of three applicants who will then be required to attend an interview with the Global Executive MBA selection committee to confirm their eligibility for the program.

Applications close Friday 24 October. Program interviews will take place from Thursday 13 November 2014 - Friday 21 November 2014. Those applicants deemed eligible will be invited to attend an interview by the Provost's appointed scholarship assessment committee which will be conducted from Monday 24 November 2014 - Thursday 4 December 2014. Applicants should ensure that they are available for interview during these periods.

UN Women National Committee Australia MBA Scholarship

Applications Closed

In support of the UN Women National Committee Australia and our united goal to further women's education, we are pleased to offer the UN Women National Committee Australia MBA Scholarship.

This scholarship is open to all women (with Australian citizenship, Australian residency or New Zealand citizenship) who are eligible to apply for the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program at the Business School. The scholarship covers full tuition fees for the MBA for a maximum of three years' part-time study.

Applicants are required to complete an online application form and submit a statement demonstrating leadership experience and potential in her chosen field; a commitment to enhancing women's leadership; an interest in international relations, gender and development; and a passion for using your business skills to drive social change. Applications will be assessed by the Business School MBA Scholarship Committee, which includes the Executive Director of the UN Women National Committee Australia. Shortlisted applicants will be required to write an opinion piece on a topic related to gender and development issues. A shortlist of applicants will be invited to an interview.

CPA Australia Global Executive MBA Scholarship

Applications Closed

CPA Australia The University of Sydney is offering CPAs and FCPAs an opportunity to apply for the CPA Australia Global Executive MBA Scholarship. We have two scholarships available for 2015 that are valued at the full tuition fees for the program.

How to apply

This scholarship is open to successful applicants to the Global Executive MBA who are CPA Australia members.

As part of the selection process, applicants must:

  • complete the online application form
  • submit a one page (maximum) Statement of Motivation, curriculum vitae and copy of their official academic transcript
  • attend an interview (either in person or remotely)

CPAs and FCPAs need to submit their CPA membership number with their application to the Global Executive MBA program. Applicants will be considered on the basis of their application for admission to the program. No additional scholarship application is required.

For more information, please view the CPA Global Executive MBA Scholarship conditions of award

Applications open on 6th October 2014.

Applications close on 23rd November 2104.

International Graduate Pathways Scholarship

Applications Close 15 Jan 2015

The University of Sydney Business School is pleased to provide additional financial support to academically talented international candidates seeking a pathway into graduate education who currently hold a scholarship from a recognised international scholarship organisation.

In 2015 the Business School will offer up to 15 scholarships to eligible graduates entering postgraduate coursework programs with the University of Sydney Business School via its International Graduate Pathways Scholarship.

Applications are now open for students who will be commencing a master’s degree at the Business School in semester 1, 2015 OR a CET Direct Entry Course of 5, 10 or 15 Week duration as part of an admission package from semester 1 2015.

The scholarship is valued at the cost of full tuition for one semester (24 credit points) in a Business School postgraduate coursework award course OR the cost of a CET tuition course of English language development for up to 15 weeks duration and the subsequent semester’s tuition in a postgraduate coursework award course with the Business School.

The International Graduate Pathways Scholarship is available for application in all master’s degrees at the University of Sydney Business School.

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Applications Close: Thursday, 15 January 2015.


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University of Sydney Business School Business Leader Postgraduate Scholarship

Applications Close 15 Jan 2015

The University of Sydney Business School is offering up to twenty scholarships for local and international students undertaking one of the eligible single Masters postgraduate coursework programs offered in semester 1, 2015. The scholarships are awarded on merit to the most outstanding applicants against the following selection criteria of academic achievement, leadership capabilities, ambassadorial potential and motivation to succeed in business in a socially responsible way. The scholarships will cover 50% of the tuition fees for up to 16 units of study, pending normal degree duration.

Only candidates that are expected to commence study in one of the following degrees in semester 1, 2015 may apply for the Business Leader Postgraduate Scholarship.

  • Master of Commerce
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Professional Accounting
  • Master of Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations
  • Master of International Business
  • Master of Logistics Management
  • Master of Marketing
  • Master of Transport Management
  • Master of Management
  • Master of Management (CEMS)

For information download the Conditions of Award

Apply Now

Semester 1 2015 applications close: 15 January, 2015.

University of Sydney Business School and The University Colleges Joint Indigenous Australian Scholarship

Applications Close 28 Jan 2015

The University of Sydney Business School in partnership with the Wesley College Foundation (WCF), St Andrew's College, the Women's College and Sancta Sophia College will award an Indigenous Australian Scholarship to support an Australian Indigenous student who is studying in the Business School and residing at either Wesley College, St. Andrew's College, the Women's College or Sancta Sophia College.

The scholarship is valued at $6,000 per annum for up to four years as a grant (pending normal degree duration) OR (covering Residential College fees at one of the partner Residential Colleges of St. Andrew’s College or Wesley College.)

The scholarship is awarded annually to two students of Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent and based on academic merit and potential to perform well in an area of Business.

Tenable for up to 4 years (Honours year inclusive)

Applications Close Wednesday, 28 January 2015

CEMS Exchange Travel Scholarships

Applications Ongoing

The University of Sydney Business School is pleased to offer financial assistance to Master of Management (CEMS) students participating on exchange to a recognised CEMS Partner University.

The scholarships valued at $2000 will be offered to students participating on exchange for their first semester on exchange as part of the Master of Management (CEMS) degree. Up to 5 scholarships are available each year. Two scholarships will be offered in semester 1 and two scholarships will be offered in semester 2. Depending on the calibre of the eligible group, scholarship places may vary. An additional place may be offered at the Program Director's discretion.

No application is necessary. Students will be assessed automatically based on academic merit determined by their Weighted Average Mark in the first semester of their Master of Management (CEMS) degree.

For more details please download the Conditions of Award listed below.

Endeavour Award Postgraduate Top-Up Scholarship

Applications Ongoing

The Business School's 'Endeavour Award Postgraduate Top-Up Scholarship' is intended to support international students committed to studying at the University of Sydney Business School and the internationalisation of the higher education sector.

The University of Sydney Business School is now offering 'The Endeavour Award Postgraduate Top-Up Scholarship' to international students who have recently been awarded an Australian Government 'Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship' and will be commencing a Masters level by coursework at the University of Sydney Business School.

This scholarship covers the balance of tuition fees owing after the Australian Government's Endeavour funding has been applied to the student's University tuition.

Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship Recipients will have the balance of their tuition fees covered by the University of Sydney Business School.

For more information on this award, please see the information sheet .

Global Executive MBA - Alumni Scholarship for Excellence in Not-for-Profit Leadership

Applications Ongoing

The scholarship was established in 2009 in conjunction with the launch of the Global Executive MBA. The scholarship is funded from the generous donations of University of Sydney Alumni together with the University of Sydney Business School.

The Alumni Scholarship is intended to promote academic excellence at the executive Leadership level of education within the Not for Profit sector. The scholarship is valued at $50,000 tenable over the 1.5 year span of the degree.

No separate application is required for the scholarship as students are considered on their admission application for this award.

To apply please visit the Admission section of the Global Executive MBA site.

For more information, download the University of Sydney Business School The Alumni Scholarship for Excellence in Leadership Conditions of Award and Selection Criteria

Global Executive MBA - Excellence in Leadership Scholarship

Applications Ongoing

The scholarship was established in 2009 in conjunction with the launch of the Global Executive MBA. The Global Executive MBA is an innovative degree designed specifically for experienced high performing managers to gain a strong competitive advantage in today's global marketplace.

The scholarship is valued at half the total degree tuition fees. One scholarship is available for award each year to the most outstanding candidate against the degree admission criteria.

No separate application is required for the scholarship as students are considered on their admission application for this award.

To apply please visit the Admission section of the Global Executive MBA site.

For more information, download the University of Sydney Business School Excellence in Leadership Scholarship Conditions of Award and Selection Criteria

Master of Management Scholarship

Applications Ongoing

The scholarship was established in 2009 in conjunction with the introduction of the Master of Management. The Master of Management is designed specifically for high performing students who have recently finished an undergraduate degree and combines leading edge business and management content with high levels of corporate engagement.

The Master of Management is part of the CEMS Masters in International Management (CEMS MIM) program. CEMS is a strategic alliance of leading international business schools and multinational companies.

The scholarship covers half the tuition fees for the award courses, Master of Management or Master of Management (CEMS).

Up to four scholarships are available each year, two scholarship may be awarded each semester.

There is no separate application process for this scholarship. Instead, students will be short-listed for the scholarship through interviews conducted for entry to the degree and a recommendation will be made by the Admissions Committee to the Business School Executive Committee for final award.

For further information on the Master of Management coursework program please visit the Master of Management website.

To make an application for admission to the Master of Management go to the Master of Management How to Apply page.

The Anstice MBA Scholarship for Community Leadership

Applications Ongoing

Established from a generous donation from prominent alumnus, David Anstice, the scholarship is intended to promote academic excellence and support emerging leaders from the not-for-profit sector undertaking the MBA program. The scholarship will offer financial assistance to a total value of $30,000. Criteria used in selection include academic merit, career achievements and evidence of ongoing commitment to sector.

No separate application is required for this scholarship. Candidates are considered on their admission application for this award.

For information on the MBA program and how to apply for admission to this degree, please visit the Master of Business Administration website.

For more information on the Anstice MBA Scholarship please read the 'Conditions of Award' listed below:

University of Sydney Business School and Sydney Uni Sport & Fitness Scholarships - Postgraduate

Applications Ongoing

Awarded to elite Sydney University athletes enrolled in postgraduate studies with the University of Sydney Business School, these scholarships recognise the outstanding achievements, as well as the unique requirements of individuals pursuing excellence in their sport and tertiary studies concurrently.

Up to 10 scholarships will be offered by the University of Sydney Business School in conjunction with Sydney Uni Sport & Fitness in 2015. Alongside membership of the Elite Athlete Program, which provides elite and talented Sydney University athletes with a range of benefits and services to assist them with both balancing and excelling in their sport and tertiary studies; each of these joint scholarships provides financial assistance for the relief of tuition fees, of up to a maximum of four units of study annually.

For more information and to apply, please visit the Sydney Uni Sport & Fitness Elite Athlete Program.

MBA Scholarships

BOSS Emerging Leaders MBA Scholarship

Applications Closed

We have partnered with Financial Review BOSS Magazine to celebrate the emergence of the next generation of corporate and community leaders. In 2015, we will search for the best young business talent with a prize package that includes a $60,000 Emerging Leaders MBA scholarship for one student to complete their degree.

Find out more and apply for the scholarship.

Semester 1 2015 applications close: 22 September 2014.

University of Sydney Staff: Professional Leadership Development Scholarships

Applications Closed

The Scholarship is open to University of Sydney employees in a professional role who meet the selection criteria for the program.

Up to two scholarships are available and will cover full tuition fees for the standard duration of the Master of Management program.

Applicants are required to complete the online application form, submit a one-page statement of motivation, a curriculum vitae and a copy of their academic transcript. In addition, applicants should submit a further one-page statement addressing the scholarship selection criteria. Scholarship selection criteria include leadership potential, problem-solving acuity, ability to work in a diverse group and international orientation. This should be submitted via email in MS Word or PDF format, with the applicant's full name in the filename to lance.graham@sydney.edu.au.

All applications will be assessed by a scholarship assessment committee appointed by the Provost. This committee will shortlist a maximum of three applicants who will then be required to attend an interview with the Master of Management selection committee to confirm their eligibility for the program.

University of Sydney Staff: Professional Leadership Development Scholarship (Master of Business Administration)

The Scholarship is open to University of Sydney employees in Professional or Academic leadership roles who meet the selection criteria for the program.

Up to two scholarships are available and will cover full tuition fees for the standard duration of the Master of Business Administration program.

Applicants are required to complete the online application form, submit a one-page statement of motivation, a curriculum vitae and a copy of their academic transcript. In addition, applicants should submit a further one-page statement addressing the scholarship selection criteria. Scholarship selection criteria include leadership experience and potential, problem-solving acuity, ability to work in a diverse group and international orientation. This should be submitted via email in MS Word or PDF format, with the applicant's full name in the filename to business.mba@sydney.edu.au.

All applications will be assessed by a scholarship assessment committee appointed by the Provost. This committee will shortlist a maximum of three applicants who will then be required to attend an interview with the MBA selection committee to confirm their eligibility for the program.

Applications close Friday 24 October. Program interviews will take place from Thursday 13 November 2014 - Friday 21 November 2014. Those applicants deemed eligible will be invited to attend an interview by the Provost's appointed scholarship assessment committee which will be conducted from Monday 24 November 2014 - Thursday 4 December 2014. Applicants should ensure that they are available for interview during these periods.

University of Sydney Staff: Professional Leadership Development Scholarship (Executive MBA)

The Scholarship is open to University of Sydney employees in senior Professional or Academic leadership roles who meet the selection criteria for the program.

One scholarship is available and will cover all program fees. Applicants must secure full release for attendance on all residential modules, and cover their own return airfares to and from each host city as well as residential costs (accommodation, meals and group transport) as organised by the University.

Applicants are required to complete the online application form, submit a one-page statement of motivation, a curriculum vitae and a copy of their academic transcript. In addition, applicants should submit a further one-page statement addressing the scholarship selection criteria. Scholarship selection criteria include leadership experience and potential, problem-solving acuity, ability to work in a diverse group and international orientation. This should be submitted via email in MS Word or PDF format, with the applicant's full name in the filename to business.globalemba@sydney.edu.au

All applications will be assessed by a scholarship assessment committee appointed by the Provost. This committee will shortlist a maximum of three applicants who will then be required to attend an interview with the Global Executive MBA selection committee to confirm their eligibility for the program.

Applications close Friday 24 October. Program interviews will take place from Thursday 13 November 2014 - Friday 21 November 2014. Those applicants deemed eligible will be invited to attend an interview by the Provost's appointed scholarship assessment committee which will be conducted from Monday 24 November 2014 - Thursday 4 December 2014. Applicants should ensure that they are available for interview during these periods.

UN Women National Committee Australia MBA Scholarship

Applications Closed

In support of the UN Women National Committee Australia and our united goal to further women's education, we are pleased to offer the UN Women National Committee Australia MBA Scholarship.

This scholarship is open to all women (with Australian citizenship, Australian residency or New Zealand citizenship) who are eligible to apply for the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program at the Business School. The scholarship covers full tuition fees for the MBA for a maximum of three years' part-time study.

Applicants are required to complete an online application form and submit a statement demonstrating leadership experience and potential in her chosen field; a commitment to enhancing women's leadership; an interest in international relations, gender and development; and a passion for using your business skills to drive social change. Applications will be assessed by the Business School MBA Scholarship Committee, which includes the Executive Director of the UN Women National Committee Australia. Shortlisted applicants will be required to write an opinion piece on a topic related to gender and development issues. A shortlist of applicants will be invited to an interview.

CPA Australia Global Executive MBA Scholarship

Applications Closed

CPA Australia The University of Sydney is offering CPAs and FCPAs an opportunity to apply for the CPA Australia Global Executive MBA Scholarship. We have two scholarships available for 2015 that are valued at the full tuition fees for the program.

How to apply

This scholarship is open to successful applicants to the Global Executive MBA who are CPA Australia members.

As part of the selection process, applicants must:

  • complete the online application form
  • submit a one page (maximum) Statement of Motivation, curriculum vitae and copy of their official academic transcript
  • attend an interview (either in person or remotely)

CPAs and FCPAs need to submit their CPA membership number with their application to the Global Executive MBA program. Applicants will be considered on the basis of their application for admission to the program. No additional scholarship application is required.

For more information, please view the CPA Global Executive MBA Scholarship conditions of award

Applications open on 6th October 2014.

Applications close on 23rd November 2104.

University of Sydney Business School Business Leader Postgraduate Scholarship

Applications Close 15 Jan 2015

The University of Sydney Business School is offering up to twenty scholarships for local and international students undertaking one of the eligible single Masters postgraduate coursework programs offered in semester 1, 2015. The scholarships are awarded on merit to the most outstanding applicants against the following selection criteria of academic achievement, leadership capabilities, ambassadorial potential and motivation to succeed in business in a socially responsible way. The scholarships will cover 50% of the tuition fees for up to 16 units of study, pending normal degree duration.

Only candidates that are expected to commence study in one of the following degrees in semester 1, 2015 may apply for the Business Leader Postgraduate Scholarship.

  • Master of Commerce
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Professional Accounting
  • Master of Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations
  • Master of International Business
  • Master of Logistics Management
  • Master of Marketing
  • Master of Transport Management
  • Master of Management
  • Master of Management (CEMS)

For information download the Conditions of Award

Apply Now

Semester 1 2015 applications close: 15 January, 2015.

Global Executive MBA - Alumni Scholarship for Excellence in Not-for-Profit Leadership

Applications Ongoing

The scholarship was established in 2009 in conjunction with the launch of the Global Executive MBA. The scholarship is funded from the generous donations of University of Sydney Alumni together with the University of Sydney Business School.

The Alumni Scholarship is intended to promote academic excellence at the executive Leadership level of education within the Not for Profit sector. The scholarship is valued at $50,000 tenable over the 1.5 year span of the degree.

No separate application is required for the scholarship as students are considered on their admission application for this award.

To apply please visit the Admission section of the Global Executive MBA site.

For more information, download the University of Sydney Business School The Alumni Scholarship for Excellence in Leadership Conditions of Award and Selection Criteria

Global Executive MBA - Excellence in Leadership Scholarship

Applications Ongoing

The scholarship was established in 2009 in conjunction with the launch of the Global Executive MBA. The Global Executive MBA is an innovative degree designed specifically for experienced high performing managers to gain a strong competitive advantage in today's global marketplace.

The scholarship is valued at half the total degree tuition fees. One scholarship is available for award each year to the most outstanding candidate against the degree admission criteria.

No separate application is required for the scholarship as students are considered on their admission application for this award.

To apply please visit the Admission section of the Global Executive MBA site.

For more information, download the University of Sydney Business School Excellence in Leadership Scholarship Conditions of Award and Selection Criteria

The Anstice MBA Scholarship for Community Leadership

Applications Ongoing

Established from a generous donation from prominent alumnus, David Anstice, the scholarship is intended to promote academic excellence and support emerging leaders from the not-for-profit sector undertaking the MBA program. The scholarship will offer financial assistance to a total value of $30,000. Criteria used in selection include academic merit, career achievements and evidence of ongoing commitment to sector.

No separate application is required for this scholarship. Candidates are considered on their admission application for this award.

For information on the MBA program and how to apply for admission to this degree, please visit the Master of Business Administration website.

For more information on the Anstice MBA Scholarship please read the 'Conditions of Award' listed below:

Master of Management Scholarships

University of Sydney Business School Business Leader Postgraduate Scholarship

Applications Close 15 Jan 2015

The University of Sydney Business School is offering up to twenty scholarships for local and international students undertaking one of the eligible single Masters postgraduate coursework programs offered in semester 1, 2015. The scholarships are awarded on merit to the most outstanding applicants against the following selection criteria of academic achievement, leadership capabilities, ambassadorial potential and motivation to succeed in business in a socially responsible way. The scholarships will cover 50% of the tuition fees for up to 16 units of study, pending normal degree duration.

Only candidates that are expected to commence study in one of the following degrees in semester 1, 2015 may apply for the Business Leader Postgraduate Scholarship.

  • Master of Commerce
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Professional Accounting
  • Master of Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations
  • Master of International Business
  • Master of Logistics Management
  • Master of Marketing
  • Master of Transport Management
  • Master of Management
  • Master of Management (CEMS)

For information download the Conditions of Award

Apply Now

Semester 1 2015 applications close: 15 January, 2015.

Master of Management Scholarship

Applications Ongoing

The scholarship was established in 2009 in conjunction with the introduction of the Master of Management. The Master of Management is designed specifically for high performing students who have recently finished an undergraduate degree and combines leading edge business and management content with high levels of corporate engagement.

The Master of Management is part of the CEMS Masters in International Management (CEMS MIM) program. CEMS is a strategic alliance of leading international business schools and multinational companies.

The scholarship covers half the tuition fees for the award courses, Master of Management or Master of Management (CEMS).

Up to four scholarships are available each year, two scholarship may be awarded each semester.

There is no separate application process for this scholarship. Instead, students will be short-listed for the scholarship through interviews conducted for entry to the degree and a recommendation will be made by the Admissions Committee to the Business School Executive Committee for final award.

For further information on the Master of Management coursework program please visit the Master of Management website.

To make an application for admission to the Master of Management go to the Master of Management How to Apply page.

All Postgraduate Scholarships

BOSS Emerging Leaders MBA Scholarship

Applications Closed

We have partnered with Financial Review BOSS Magazine to celebrate the emergence of the next generation of corporate and community leaders. In 2015, we will search for the best young business talent with a prize package that includes a $60,000 Emerging Leaders MBA scholarship for one student to complete their degree.

Find out more and apply for the scholarship.

Semester 1 2015 applications close: 22 September 2014.

Business Dean's Scholarship for Academic Excellence

Applications Ongoing

Our postgraduate coursework programs have been tailored to create a competitive environment and enable students to perform at their best. Accordingly, the Business School has established a scholarship intended to promote student engagement and recognise exceptional academic performance by continuing postgraduate coursework students.

The Business School is pleased to offer the 'Business Dean's Scholarship for Academic Excellence'. Up to six scholarships will be awarded each semester to top ranking students based on their academic performance. No application is required.

The scholarship is valued at the cost of tuition fees over two standard units of study.

For more information on this competitive award, please read the information sheet

CEMS Exchange Travel Scholarships

Applications Ongoing

The University of Sydney Business School is pleased to offer financial assistance to Master of Management (CEMS) students participating on exchange to a recognised CEMS Partner University.

The scholarships valued at $2000 will be offered to students participating on exchange for their first semester on exchange as part of the Master of Management (CEMS) degree. Up to 5 scholarships are available each year. Two scholarships will be offered in semester 1 and two scholarships will be offered in semester 2. Depending on the calibre of the eligible group, scholarship places may vary. An additional place may be offered at the Program Director's discretion.

No application is necessary. Students will be assessed automatically based on academic merit determined by their Weighted Average Mark in the first semester of their Master of Management (CEMS) degree.

For more details please download the Conditions of Award listed below.

CPA Australia Global Executive MBA Scholarship

Applications Closed

CPA Australia The University of Sydney is offering CPAs and FCPAs an opportunity to apply for the CPA Australia Global Executive MBA Scholarship. We have two scholarships available for 2015 that are valued at the full tuition fees for the program.

How to apply

This scholarship is open to successful applicants to the Global Executive MBA who are CPA Australia members.

As part of the selection process, applicants must:

  • complete the online application form
  • submit a one page (maximum) Statement of Motivation, curriculum vitae and copy of their official academic transcript
  • attend an interview (either in person or remotely)

CPAs and FCPAs need to submit their CPA membership number with their application to the Global Executive MBA program. Applicants will be considered on the basis of their application for admission to the program. No additional scholarship application is required.

For more information, please view the CPA Global Executive MBA Scholarship conditions of award

Applications open on 6th October 2014.

Applications close on 23rd November 2104.

Endeavour Award Postgraduate Top-Up Scholarship

Applications Ongoing

The Business School's 'Endeavour Award Postgraduate Top-Up Scholarship' is intended to support international students committed to studying at the University of Sydney Business School and the internationalisation of the higher education sector.

The University of Sydney Business School is now offering 'The Endeavour Award Postgraduate Top-Up Scholarship' to international students who have recently been awarded an Australian Government 'Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship' and will be commencing a Masters level by coursework at the University of Sydney Business School.

This scholarship covers the balance of tuition fees owing after the Australian Government's Endeavour funding has been applied to the student's University tuition.

Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship Recipients will have the balance of their tuition fees covered by the University of Sydney Business School.

For more information on this award, please see the information sheet .

Global Executive MBA - Alumni Scholarship for Excellence in Not-for-Profit Leadership

Applications Ongoing

The scholarship was established in 2009 in conjunction with the launch of the Global Executive MBA. The scholarship is funded from the generous donations of University of Sydney Alumni together with the University of Sydney Business School.

The Alumni Scholarship is intended to promote academic excellence at the executive Leadership level of education within the Not for Profit sector. The scholarship is valued at $50,000 tenable over the 1.5 year span of the degree.

No separate application is required for the scholarship as students are considered on their admission application for this award.

To apply please visit the Admission section of the Global Executive MBA site.

For more information, download the University of Sydney Business School The Alumni Scholarship for Excellence in Leadership Conditions of Award and Selection Criteria

Global Executive MBA - Excellence in Leadership Scholarship

Applications Ongoing

The scholarship was established in 2009 in conjunction with the launch of the Global Executive MBA. The Global Executive MBA is an innovative degree designed specifically for experienced high performing managers to gain a strong competitive advantage in today's global marketplace.

The scholarship is valued at half the total degree tuition fees. One scholarship is available for award each year to the most outstanding candidate against the degree admission criteria.

No separate application is required for the scholarship as students are considered on their admission application for this award.

To apply please visit the Admission section of the Global Executive MBA site.

For more information, download the University of Sydney Business School Excellence in Leadership Scholarship Conditions of Award and Selection Criteria

International Graduate Pathways Scholarship

Applications Close 15 Jan 2015

The University of Sydney Business School is pleased to provide additional financial support to academically talented international candidates seeking a pathway into graduate education who currently hold a scholarship from a recognised international scholarship organisation.

In 2015 the Business School will offer up to 15 scholarships to eligible graduates entering postgraduate coursework programs with the University of Sydney Business School via its International Graduate Pathways Scholarship.

Applications are now open for students who will be commencing a master’s degree at the Business School in semester 1, 2015 OR a CET Direct Entry Course of 5, 10 or 15 Week duration as part of an admission package from semester 1 2015.

The scholarship is valued at the cost of full tuition for one semester (24 credit points) in a Business School postgraduate coursework award course OR the cost of a CET tuition course of English language development for up to 15 weeks duration and the subsequent semester’s tuition in a postgraduate coursework award course with the Business School.

The International Graduate Pathways Scholarship is available for application in all master’s degrees at the University of Sydney Business School.

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Applications Close: Thursday, 15 January 2015.


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Master of Management Scholarship

Applications Ongoing

The scholarship was established in 2009 in conjunction with the introduction of the Master of Management. The Master of Management is designed specifically for high performing students who have recently finished an undergraduate degree and combines leading edge business and management content with high levels of corporate engagement.

The Master of Management is part of the CEMS Masters in International Management (CEMS MIM) program. CEMS is a strategic alliance of leading international business schools and multinational companies.

The scholarship covers half the tuition fees for the award courses, Master of Management or Master of Management (CEMS).

Up to four scholarships are available each year, two scholarship may be awarded each semester.

There is no separate application process for this scholarship. Instead, students will be short-listed for the scholarship through interviews conducted for entry to the degree and a recommendation will be made by the Admissions Committee to the Business School Executive Committee for final award.

For further information on the Master of Management coursework program please visit the Master of Management website.

To make an application for admission to the Master of Management go to the Master of Management How to Apply page.

The Anstice MBA Scholarship for Community Leadership

Applications Ongoing

Established from a generous donation from prominent alumnus, David Anstice, the scholarship is intended to promote academic excellence and support emerging leaders from the not-for-profit sector undertaking the MBA program. The scholarship will offer financial assistance to a total value of $30,000. Criteria used in selection include academic merit, career achievements and evidence of ongoing commitment to sector.

No separate application is required for this scholarship. Candidates are considered on their admission application for this award.

For information on the MBA program and how to apply for admission to this degree, please visit the Master of Business Administration website.

For more information on the Anstice MBA Scholarship please read the 'Conditions of Award' listed below:

UN Women National Committee Australia MBA Scholarship

Applications Closed

In support of the UN Women National Committee Australia and our united goal to further women's education, we are pleased to offer the UN Women National Committee Australia MBA Scholarship.

This scholarship is open to all women (with Australian citizenship, Australian residency or New Zealand citizenship) who are eligible to apply for the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program at the Business School. The scholarship covers full tuition fees for the MBA for a maximum of three years' part-time study.

Applicants are required to complete an online application form and submit a statement demonstrating leadership experience and potential in her chosen field; a commitment to enhancing women's leadership; an interest in international relations, gender and development; and a passion for using your business skills to drive social change. Applications will be assessed by the Business School MBA Scholarship Committee, which includes the Executive Director of the UN Women National Committee Australia. Shortlisted applicants will be required to write an opinion piece on a topic related to gender and development issues. A shortlist of applicants will be invited to an interview.

University of Sydney Business School and Sydney Uni Sport & Fitness Scholarships - Postgraduate

Applications Ongoing

Awarded to elite Sydney University athletes enrolled in postgraduate studies with the University of Sydney Business School, these scholarships recognise the outstanding achievements, as well as the unique requirements of individuals pursuing excellence in their sport and tertiary studies concurrently.

Up to 10 scholarships will be offered by the University of Sydney Business School in conjunction with Sydney Uni Sport & Fitness in 2015. Alongside membership of the Elite Athlete Program, which provides elite and talented Sydney University athletes with a range of benefits and services to assist them with both balancing and excelling in their sport and tertiary studies; each of these joint scholarships provides financial assistance for the relief of tuition fees, of up to a maximum of four units of study annually.

For more information and to apply, please visit the Sydney Uni Sport & Fitness Elite Athlete Program.

University of Sydney Business School and The University Colleges Joint Indigenous Australian Scholarship

Applications Close 28 Jan 2015

The University of Sydney Business School in partnership with the Wesley College Foundation (WCF), St Andrew's College, the Women's College and Sancta Sophia College will award an Indigenous Australian Scholarship to support an Australian Indigenous student who is studying in the Business School and residing at either Wesley College, St. Andrew's College, the Women's College or Sancta Sophia College.

The scholarship is valued at $6,000 per annum for up to four years as a grant (pending normal degree duration) OR (covering Residential College fees at one of the partner Residential Colleges of St. Andrew’s College or Wesley College.)

The scholarship is awarded annually to two students of Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent and based on academic merit and potential to perform well in an area of Business.

Tenable for up to 4 years (Honours year inclusive)

Applications Close Wednesday, 28 January 2015

University of Sydney Business School Business Leader Postgraduate Scholarship

Applications Close 15 Jan 2015

The University of Sydney Business School is offering up to twenty scholarships for local and international students undertaking one of the eligible single Masters postgraduate coursework programs offered in semester 1, 2015. The scholarships are awarded on merit to the most outstanding applicants against the following selection criteria of academic achievement, leadership capabilities, ambassadorial potential and motivation to succeed in business in a socially responsible way. The scholarships will cover 50% of the tuition fees for up to 16 units of study, pending normal degree duration.

Only candidates that are expected to commence study in one of the following degrees in semester 1, 2015 may apply for the Business Leader Postgraduate Scholarship.

  • Master of Commerce
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Professional Accounting
  • Master of Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations
  • Master of International Business
  • Master of Logistics Management
  • Master of Marketing
  • Master of Transport Management
  • Master of Management
  • Master of Management (CEMS)

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Semester 1 2015 applications close: 15 January, 2015.

University of Sydney Business School Student Exchange Travel Scholarships 2015

Applications Ongoing

The University of Sydney Business School is offering up to 50 scholarships to students participating in the University of Sydney Exchange Program in 2015.

The Travel Scholarships are offered to local and international, undergraduate and postgraduate students enrolled with the University of Sydney Business School in one of the School's administered coursework programs and intending to study overseas through the University of Sydney exchange program.

Students should also be enrolled full-time and meeting degree requirements of their undergraduate or postgraduate award course during their exchange session. Students are required to meet the usual regulations that apply to the exchange program through the Exchange Unit, International Student Office.

The Student Exchange Travel Scholarships are valued at $2000 each. Up to 50 scholarships are available in 2015. Selection is based in academic merit (weighted average mark in coursework program). No application is required.

University of Sydney Staff: Professional Leadership Development Scholarships

Applications Closed

The Scholarship is open to University of Sydney employees in a professional role who meet the selection criteria for the program.

Up to two scholarships are available and will cover full tuition fees for the standard duration of the Master of Management program.

Applicants are required to complete the online application form, submit a one-page statement of motivation, a curriculum vitae and a copy of their academic transcript. In addition, applicants should submit a further one-page statement addressing the scholarship selection criteria. Scholarship selection criteria include leadership potential, problem-solving acuity, ability to work in a diverse group and international orientation. This should be submitted via email in MS Word or PDF format, with the applicant's full name in the filename to lance.graham@sydney.edu.au.

All applications will be assessed by a scholarship assessment committee appointed by the Provost. This committee will shortlist a maximum of three applicants who will then be required to attend an interview with the Master of Management selection committee to confirm their eligibility for the program.

University of Sydney Staff: Professional Leadership Development Scholarship (Master of Business Administration)

The Scholarship is open to University of Sydney employees in Professional or Academic leadership roles who meet the selection criteria for the program.

Up to two scholarships are available and will cover full tuition fees for the standard duration of the Master of Business Administration program.

Applicants are required to complete the online application form, submit a one-page statement of motivation, a curriculum vitae and a copy of their academic transcript. In addition, applicants should submit a further one-page statement addressing the scholarship selection criteria. Scholarship selection criteria include leadership experience and potential, problem-solving acuity, ability to work in a diverse group and international orientation. This should be submitted via email in MS Word or PDF format, with the applicant's full name in the filename to business.mba@sydney.edu.au.

All applications will be assessed by a scholarship assessment committee appointed by the Provost. This committee will shortlist a maximum of three applicants who will then be required to attend an interview with the MBA selection committee to confirm their eligibility for the program.

Applications close Friday 24 October. Program interviews will take place from Thursday 13 November 2014 - Friday 21 November 2014. Those applicants deemed eligible will be invited to attend an interview by the Provost's appointed scholarship assessment committee which will be conducted from Monday 24 November 2014 - Thursday 4 December 2014. Applicants should ensure that they are available for interview during these periods.

University of Sydney Staff: Professional Leadership Development Scholarship (Executive MBA)

The Scholarship is open to University of Sydney employees in senior Professional or Academic leadership roles who meet the selection criteria for the program.

One scholarship is available and will cover all program fees. Applicants must secure full release for attendance on all residential modules, and cover their own return airfares to and from each host city as well as residential costs (accommodation, meals and group transport) as organised by the University.

Applicants are required to complete the online application form, submit a one-page statement of motivation, a curriculum vitae and a copy of their academic transcript. In addition, applicants should submit a further one-page statement addressing the scholarship selection criteria. Scholarship selection criteria include leadership experience and potential, problem-solving acuity, ability to work in a diverse group and international orientation. This should be submitted via email in MS Word or PDF format, with the applicant's full name in the filename to business.globalemba@sydney.edu.au

All applications will be assessed by a scholarship assessment committee appointed by the Provost. This committee will shortlist a maximum of three applicants who will then be required to attend an interview with the Global Executive MBA selection committee to confirm their eligibility for the program.

Applications close Friday 24 October. Program interviews will take place from Thursday 13 November 2014 - Friday 21 November 2014. Those applicants deemed eligible will be invited to attend an interview by the Provost's appointed scholarship assessment committee which will be conducted from Monday 24 November 2014 - Thursday 4 December 2014. Applicants should ensure that they are available for interview during these periods.