University of Western Australia to Offer New MBA Scholarship

Scholarship to include a two-year work placement at an engineering and project services company

The University of Western Australia Business School (UWA) has announced the launch of a new MBA scholarship.

The value of the scholarship i s $20,000 AUD, and will be available to one candidate enrolling in the school's inaugural 2015 full-time MBA program. It's sponsored by Clough Limited, an Australian company that provides engineering and project services. 

The scholarship will also include a two-year long work placement, where the recipient will work with Clough Limited following the completion of the MBA program.

The scholarship is open to both domestic and international students enrolling in the full-time MBA program. It specifically targets engineers or people with engineering backgrounds.

No application is required for the scholarship; all incoming MBA students will be considered automatically.

Earlier this year, UWA announced the launch of its new one-year long full-time MBA program, which is set to begin in January 2015. The program will include a three-month "Business Advisory Project" will students will explore business issues and build leadership skills in a real-world environment.

To be considered for the new MBA program, interested applicants should have at least three years of work experience and a GMAT score of 550. Those with only two years of work experience can apply with a GMAT score of 650. However, the application deadlines for the January 2015 intake have already closed.

For more information, please see the UWA press release announcing the launch of the new MBA scholarship.

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