There are many leadership lessons that can be learnt from the world of sport, with experience at a professional level applicable to the business world. Athletes demonstrate leadership, dedication and focus, qualities which we believe make an invaluable contribution to our MBA cohort. Read more Read less

This scholarship was set up to recognise the strong link between athletes and business, and to help candidates make the step from sport into achieving business dreams.

At a glance

  • Funding valueUp to £18,000 towards the tuition fees (up to 46%).
  • DeadlineOn going
  • Funding provider(s)Cranfield School of Management

Who can apply

Number of awards: Two.


  • You are, or have been, a professional or semi-professional athlete.
  • You demonstrate inspirational leadership qualities and potential.
  • You show both individual strengths and excellent team working ability.
  • You have achieved outstanding professional and personal achievements.

Applicable Courses