QS, the organizers of the World MBA Tour and World Grad School Tour, today announced the inclusion of scholarships from Melbourne Business School and Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO to a list of scholarship partners including The Wharton School, Vlerick, EMLYON, Cass Business School, Chicago Booth and several other top business schools.

The total scholarship amount is now over US$1.6m, exclusively available to attendees of the Fall 2008 and Spring 2009 QS tours. The MBA scholarships, which include the annual QS Community and Leadership Awards, will benefit committed business leaders and talents of the future.

The deadline for completed applications for the QS Scholarships is April 20th.

The new scholarships are as follows:
  • Melbourne Business School International Scholarship: AUD25,000
  • Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO Challenge Scholarship: €50,000
In recent years, dozens of ambitious and talented professionals have emerged victorious with scholarships awarded as a result of visiting the QS World MBA Tours. People from Bulgaria, China, Chile, France, Korea, India, Italy, Russia, Ukraine, USA and other countries have seen their MBA scholarship awards further their careers at some of the best schools in the world.

The previously announced MBA scholarships are:
  • QS Leadership Scholarship for MBA and Postgraduate Studies: Two scholarship awards of $10,000 each (one MBA applicant, one postgraduate applicant)
  • QS Community Scholarships for MBA and Postgraduate Studies: Five scholarship awards of $2,000
  • QS World Grad School Tour Innovation Scholarship: One $10,000 scholarship
  • The Wharton School Scholarship: US$30,000 per annum
  • Chicago Booth School of Business Scholarship: One $40,000 merit-based scholarship, renewable annually
  • IE Business School Scholarships for Women: Two scholarships, €22,500 each
  • Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School Scholarships: A total of €425,000, in association with some of the world's leading MBA recruiters
  • Politecnico di Milano QS Scholarships: A total of €500,000 for selected students for Masters in Engineering, Architecture and Management
  • Cass Business School, London Scholarships: Six scholarships for full-time and Executive MBA applicants, worth a total of £93,000.
For further information about the QS Scholarships visit:
http://www.topmba.com/mba_finance and QS World MBA Tour Sofia - At a glance

When: Tuesday, March 17th, 18:00 – 21:00 (Pre-Fair panel: 17:00)
Where: Radisson SAS Grand Hotel, 4 Narodno Sabranie Square
Entry fee: $5 for non-registered. Free for pre-registered on www.topmba.com candidates

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