New Zealanders have a proud tradition of success at Cranfield, and in recent years New Zealanders on the course have taken academic honours and leadership awards. Read more Read less

Cranfield School of Management has also been key in energising the careers of a growing global community of New Zealand alumni and building on this, the School, together with their New Zealand alumni, are excited to offer the Cranfield New Zealand Alumni Scholarship for outstanding New Zealand MBA candidates.

At a glance

  • Funding value£39,000
  • Suitable for Applicants fromRest of World
  • Deadline31 May 2021
  • Funding provider(s)The scholarship covers full tuition fees for the full-time MBA course (£39,000). The NZ-UK Link Foundation will pay for the airfare from New Zealand to the UK.

What it covers

The scholarship covers full tuition fees for the Full-time MBA course (£39,000). The NZ-UK Link Foundation will also pay for the airfare from New Zealand to the UK.

Who can apply

The scholarship is open to anyone of New Zealand origin (New Zealand citizens or permanent residents) anywhere in the world.

Applicable Courses

Further information

Further information about the scholarship application process is available from Ivor Smith, in New Zealand on +64 (0) 21 895 617 or at ivorsmith@me.com and David Thompson, MBA 1969, in the UK on +44 (0) 1296 682384 or at dct@dct.eclipse.co.uk.

How to apply

Number of awards: One full-fee scholarship, partial bursaries towards tuition fees for other outstanding candidates may also be awarded.

Eligibility criteria: The scholarship is open to anyone of New Zealand origin (New Zealand citizens or permanent residents) anywhere in the world. 

There is a parallel application process – application for entry into the MBA programme and application for the scholarship. For application onto the MBA, candidates will need to take GMAT or the Cranfield Admission Tests. Candidates intending to, or who have already taken GMAT, will need to submit their MBA application via the Cranfield MBA website by 31 May 2021.

All applicants for the scholarship will need to submit a separate application by the same deadline.

Successful applicants will be short-listed and interviewed by a panel including a Cranfield alumnus and a representative of the NZ-UK Link Foundation

Interviews will take place in June 2021. Interviews may be arranged in London for UK-based candidates; other venues or telephone/Zoom interviews.

To be eligible for the scholarship, candidates must have been offered a place on the Cranfield MBA.