Henley MBA Bursary supports great women managers

From: Henley Business School
Published: Mon Mar 01 2010

Henley Business School has launched its annual range of scholarships and bursaries for the Henley full-time and executive MBA 2010 intakes.

This year, the scholarships are designed to reward real academic merit and will be offered to the four candidates across both modes of study who can bring most academic value to the programmes. Each scholarship is worth 50% of the full fee.

The bursaries however are designed to support the very special mix of experience and backgrounds characteristic of those studying for the Henley MBA. Ten candidates will be offered the 50% bursary from those applying from a variety backgrounds including emerging markets, the public sector, the voluntary sector, SMEs or if they are women in business.

The Henley scholarships and bursaries are only open to those who are 100% self sponsored and the closing date for both is Monday 12th April 2010. The Henley Executive and Full-time MBA both start autumn 2010.

Director of MBA Recruitment Ashley Arnold says: "The Henley MBA is designed for experienced managers from around the world and from every industry. Every year we meet a fantastic mix of great people, all with something to share.

"I am delighted that this year the scholarships and bursaries support that combination which ensures a very special learning experience for all."

The Henley MBA is for experienced, practicing managers seeking a world-class MBA programme that will develop potential and prepare those studying the course for a senior management position.

Notes to Editors:

About Henley Business School at the University of Reading:
Henley Business School is one of Europe's largest full-service business schools and offers a comprehensive range of management courses, from undergraduate business degrees to executive education. Its portfolio also encompasses the world-ranked Henley MBA, Executive MBA and Flexible Learning MBA, The Henley Doctor of Business Administration, PhD opportunities, and postgraduate Masters courses in business. It is also one of the very few international business schools to hold triple accredited status (AMBA, EQUIS, AACSB).

Henley Business School was formed from the merger of Henley Management College and the Business School at the University of Reading. It is one of the longest established Business Schools and the world's third largest supplier of MBA courses. It delivers business management training to managers in more than 140 countries worldwide with around 7,000 people studying at any one time.

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