MBA Programs in the UK with Full Tuition Scholarship Opportunities

The MBA continues to be one of the most sought after degrees by students worldwide. In this post, we highlight 5 MBA programs in the UK with full tuition scholarship opportunities for international students.


1. Birmingham Business School

The African MBA Scholarship is a full-fees scholarship (£30,450 for 2021/22 entry), part funded by a private donor with a commitment to Africa and part by the University. The scholarship will be allocated on the basis of intellectual excellence, relevant experience and evidence of a commitment to the economic development of Africa. The scholarship holder will be in financial need as determined by the University. This scholarship is only available to one 12 month full time MBA offer holder for 2021/22 entry.

Institution: University of Birmingham

Deadline: Ongoing


2. Cranfield School of Management

The Exceptional Student Scholarship at Cranfield School of Management was set up to recognize the most promising candidate. Selected candidate would have demonstrated inspirational leadership qualities and potential, shown both individual strengths and excellent team working ability, and achieved a GMAT over 730 at the date of submitting an application.

Institution: Cranfield University

Deadline: Ongoing

3. Henley Business School

The Women in Leadership MBA Scholarship is a collaboration between Henley, the 30% Club and Financial Times. The competition is open to both men and women who have relevant experience in the workplace either in managing a team, running a project or planning strategy. Candidates do not need to have applied for the MBA programme but they are expected to have checked that they meet the entry requirements for the programme. The winner will receive a fully-funded place worth up to £39,500 on our part-time Executive MBA Global or Flexible Executive MBA programme.

Institution: University of Reading

Deadline: 24th May, 2021 at 5:00 pm London time.


4. Newcastle University Business School

The MBA Sustainable Leadership Scholarship rewards candidates who can demonstrate substantial experience of leading sustainable and or social business initiatives. The successful candidate will also be an inspirational role model for peers and colleagues looking to become sustainable business leaders of the future.

Institution: Newcastle University

Deadline: 1st April, 2021if a suitable candidate is not found the application deadline will be extended.


5. Saïd Business School

The Hasmukh Patel Scholarship is awarded to one African applying for the September 2021 intake. This scholarship will cover the course fees of £94,800. The scholarship will be awarded to a candidate who demonstrates exceptional academic merit and/or potential, and selection will also be based upon evidence of a contribution to Africa’s development and evidence of an intention to continue to contribute to Africa’s development.

*The candidate should intend to return to their home country upon completion of their studies.

Institution: University of Oxford

Deadline: 5th April, 2021.


If you would rather pursue an MBA degree in the USA, check this post for programs in the USA with full tuition scholarship opportunities.



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