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Emma Brown, UN Women NC Australia MBA Scholarship recipient
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UN Women NC Australia MBA Scholarships

Empowering women in leadership
We have partnered with UN Women NC Australia to recognise outstanding leadership, with a commitment to enhancing women’s rights and opportunities.

The University of Sydney Business School and UN Women National Committee (NC) Australia share a commitment to advancing gender equality in the workplace and particularly in senior leadership roles.

We are delighted to offer two scholarships for our flagship MBA programs, valued at over $60,000 each, to recognise outstanding leadership, with a commitment to enhancing women’s rights and opportunities.

Katie Moore, UN Women NC Australia MBA Scholarship recipient

Scholarships

Our MBA has a strong focus on developing the personal and interpersonal skills needed to lead in today’s hyper-connected, global environment – so that you can become your future anything.

The degree is designed for professionals with 3-5 years of relevant experience looking to take their career to the next level and break into senior management.

The MBA scholarship is open to all women who meet the eligibility criteria for the program, and covers full tuition fees for a maximum of four years of part-time study.

Experience a truly global Executive MBA. Your journey will take you across Australia, to England, India, Israel and the United States. Achieve the future you’ve imagined.

Our Executive MBA has been specifically designed for senior executives with at least 10 years of experience, and it is ideally suited for seasoned professionals ready to extend their influence.

The Global Executive MBA scholarship is open to all women who meet the eligibility criteria for the program, and covers 66% of the tuition fees, tenable for the 1.5 year span of the degree.

About the partnership

The Business School and UN Women NC Australia joined forces in 2014 in a shared effort to promote gender equality at the most senior levels of the nation's public, corporate and not-for-profit sectors, and in a united goal to further women's education.

Meet our previous recipients

Our partnership with UN Women NC Australia has made it possible for ten inspiring women to undertake the MBA. The calibre of our recipients is a true testament to the work being done by these women to advance gender equality and make an impact in their communities through their expertise and influence. Read their stories.

Tara Edgtton

Tara Edgtton, UN Women NC Australia MBA Scholarship recipient
Australian Federal Police Officer
Tara Edgtton has been an Australian Federal Police Officer for 19 years and has worked across a diverse range of leadership and support roles, including most recently as Acting Director of Leadership Education (Design) at the Australian Institute of Police Management.
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Nancy Nguyen

Nancy Nguyen, UN Women NC Australia MBA Scholarship recipient
Commercial Manager, Woodside Energy
Nancy Nguyen was our inaugural recipient in 2014. A Perth-based Commercial Manager for Woodside Energy with 11 years in the oil and gas industry, she is helping transform the future of green energy and empowering others on issues of gender diversity in the sector.
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The Business School’s MBA programs are closely aligned with our focus on women in leadership and economic empowerment. By working together, we believe that we can unlock opportunities for women to propel their career opportunities forward.
Janelle Weissman, Executive Director, Australian National Committee for UN Women