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Future Leaders MBA Scholarship

Semester 1 Applications now closed.
Study Australia's No. 1 MBA with a full scholarship worth over $60,000.

Apply for a full scholarship worth over $60,000 for the part-time MBA, commencing in semester 1, 2024.

Our part-time MBA is ranked No. 1 in Australia* and has a strong focus on developing the personal and interpersonal skills required to lead in today’s hyper-connected, global environment.

The Future Leaders MBA scholarship covers full tuition fees for a maximum of four years of part-time study.

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About the program

The part-time MBA is designed for professionals with 3-5 years of relevant experience looking to either take their career to the next level or change career direction. 

Catering to the career demands of busy professionals the MBA is delivered in a convenient Sydney CBD location.

You can complete the degree in two to three years of part-time study and it consists of 12 units of study – an integrated core of seven units, an industry capstone and up to four electives chosen by you.

Selection process

Entrants must register to apply and then complete an application form via our website. The application will include the submission of a statement of motivation.

Applications open
Monday 7 August 2023

Applications close
10am, Monday 18 September 2023

Shortlisted applicants are required to attend a masterclass and submit a short reflective essay.

Finalist Masterclass
Friday 13 October 2023

Reflective essays due
10am, Monday 16 October 2023

Shortlisted applicants are invited to attend an interview with the judging panel.

Finalist interviews
Thursday 16 November 2023

Scholarship announcement
To be confirmed

How to apply

  • Register your interest to apply via our website
  • Submit an online application form via our website (a direct link to apply will be provided to you upon registering your interest)
  • Upload a copy of your CV, academic transcript, and personal statement of motivation detailing:
    • how you demonstrate leadership experience and potential in your chosen field, and 
    • what you hope to achieve professionally and personally by completing the University of Sydney MBA.


The Future Leaders MBA Scholarship is open to all students who meet the eligibility criteria for admission to the part-time MBA, commencing in semester 1, 2024. Applicants need not have applied for the degree prior to applying for the scholarship – however – only those applicants deemed eligible for entry to the part-time MBA via the prevailing admissions processes are eligible to be awarded the scholarship.

The degree is currently not available to international students requiring a student visa. Current students enrolled in the University of Sydney MBA and University of Sydney employees are not eligible to apply.

*The Australian Financial Review MBA Rankings 2019

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