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Southampton Business School MBA Excellence International Scholarship

These scholarships of up to £10,000 are available to international students studying for the Master of Business Administration (MBA). They are awarded to candidates who can best demonstrate business excellence in an interview. 

Scholarships are available for 3 different amounts:

  • £10,000
  • £7,000
  • £4,000


We will only consider applicants who have an offer to study at Southampton University. 

You must: 

  • need to pay the overseas tuition fee 
  • be paying your fees yourself 
  • not have any external sponsorship 
  • have a conditional or unconditional offer to study on the Master of Business Administration (MBA) 

Deadline for applications 

You must submit your application to study for the MBA by 31 July 2024 in order to be considered for this scholarship. 

How we award scholarships 

This is a competitive process and not all applicants will be successful.   

Applicants must interview to compete for the scholarship. Their business excellence will be assessed using the following criteria:   

  • a high degree of relevant professional experience in management and/or leadership  
  • evidence of rapid career progression 
  • clear ability to contribute to the quality of the MBA cohort 
  • strong academic ability and performance 
  • excellent performance at interview 

The scholarship award is made at the discretion of the Business School. Their decisions are final. 

Conditions of getting the scholarship 

Find out the conditions of getting a scholarship.  

How to apply 

If we offer you a place on the MBA, we'll automatically consider you for the Southampton Business School MBA Excellence International Scholarship. There is no need to complete a separate application.  

Contact us 

For more information or help, email