Scholarships

Each year London Business School awards a number of scholarships to our most outstanding Masters in Finance (MiF) candidates. The number and nature of scholarships tend to vary from year to year, and include scholarships donated by corporate, trust and foundation, alumni and student club donors. Successful applicants to the programme will be sent further information on the scholarship award process with their offer.

We will announce our scholarship portfolio for the August 2015 intake in late November 2014.  For guidance the portfolio for the 2014 intake is below.  Please note that some scholarships are available to both full-time and part-time applicants, and only a few of them require an additional essay and a scholarship application form.

Preference will be given to candidates who complete their application in stages 1 - 4. We therefore strongly encourage early application to the programme.

Full-time scholarships

Scholarships which do not require an essay

Application form: No application is required for these scholarships and all successful applicants to the programme will be considered. Recipients will be chosen on merit on the basis of their MiF application documents and their interviewer's feedback.

The Masters in Finance Merit Scholarships

Award: Up to seven scholarships of up to 50% of fees.

Overview: These awards aim to attract excellent candidates to the programme. Successful candidates will be selected on merit.

Open to: Candidiates admitted to the full-time or part-time Masters in Finance.

Masters in Finance Scholarship for Women

Award: Two scholarships of up to 50% of fees.

Overview: These awards have been established to help attract excellent women candidates to the programme.

Open to: All successful women applicants to the programme (full-time or part-time).

The Taylor Family Scholarship Award (MiF FT97)

Award: One Scholarship of £20,000.

Overview: This scholarship is funded through the generosity of MiF alumnus Paul Taylor, (MiF97) and has been establised to help attract excellent candidates to the programme. All qualified applications will be considered and successful candidates will be identified on merit.

Open to: Exceptional successful applicants to the programme (full-time or part-time). Preference will be given to residents of Australia, New Zealand or South Africa, and nationals of Australia living elsewhere. 

The Borrows Scholarship

Award: One award of £14,000.

Overview: This scholarship aims to attract excellent British/British resident candidates to the programme. Qualified successful candidates will be selected on merit.

Open to: Exceptional successful applicants to the programme (full-time or part-time), who are residents or nationals of the UK. 

Masters in Finance China Scholarship

Award: One scholarship of up to 50% of fees.

Overview: This scholarship aims to attract excellent Chinese candidates to the programme. Qualified successful candidates will be selected on merit.

Open to: Exceptional successful applicants to the programme (full-time), who are nationals of China.

Masters in Finance Latin America & the Caribbean Scholarship

Award: One scholarship of up to 50% of fees.

Overview: This scholarship aims to attract excellent Latin American and Caribbean candidates to the programme. Qualified successful candidates will be selected on merit.

Open to: Exceptional successful applicants to the programme (full-time), who are national of Latin American or Caribbean countries.

LIFE Lebanese Scholarship

Award: A $10,000 per year scholarship

Overview: This is for students studying on our Masters in Finance (full-time) or MBA courses. LIFE (Lebanese International Finance Executives) is a non-profit organisation which provides a platform to channel the influence of Lebanese finance executives worldwide in order to establish stronger bonds, nurture the next generation and promote Lebanon. Candidates should have strong academics (top 20% of their class) and be able to articulate (via interview) their reason for pursuing financial services.

Open to: Exceptional successful applicants to the Masters in Finance (full-time) and MBA programme, who are Lebanese nationals or a person of Lebanese descent who wishes to go into financial services. The recipient of this scholarship will be chosen by LBS and LIFE jointly.

Scholarships requiring an essay

The deadline for scholarship applications is 30 May 2014. Successful applicants admitted to the programme will be sent further information on the scholarship application process with their offer.

The Vladimir Vendin MiF Scholarships

Award: Two scholarships of £20,000 each.

Overview: This scholarship is funded through the generosity of MiF alumnus Vladimir Vendin (MiF98), and has been established to help attract excellent candidates to the programme.

Open to: Scholarship A will be open to all successful applicants to the programme (full-time or part-time). Scholarship B will be open to all successful applicants to the programme (full-time or part-time) with a preference to those who reside in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Poland, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Serbia, Romania or Hungary.

The Masters in Finance Impact Scholarships


Award: Two scholarships of £20,000 each.

Overview: This scholarship scheme is funded through the generosity of an anonymous MiF alumnus and has been established to help attract excellent candidates to the programme. All qualified applications will be considered and successful candidates will be identified on merit.

Open to: Exceptional successful applicants to the programme (full-time or part-time).

The Masters in Finance Alumni Scholarships

Award: Two scholarships of up to 50% of fees.

Overview: This scholarship scheme is funded through the generosity of MiF alumni and has been established to help attract excellent candidates with proven financial need to the programme. All qualified applications will be considered, and successful candidates will be identified on financial need and merit.

Open to: Exceptional successful applicants to the full-time programme with proven financial need.

Part-time scholarships

Scholarships which do not require an essay

Application form: No application is required for these scholarships and all successful applicants to the programme will be considered. Recipients will be chosen on merit on the basis of their MiF application documents and their interviewer's feedback.

The Masters in Finance Merit Scholarships

Award: Up to seven scholarships of up to 50% of fees.

Overview: These awards aim to attract excellent candidates to the programme. Successful candidates will be selected on merit.

Open to: Candidiates admitted to the full-time or part-time Masters in Finance.

Masters in Finance Scholarship for Women

Award: Two scholarships of up to 50% of fees.

Overview: These awards have been established to help attract excellent women candidates to the programme.

Open to: All successful women applicants to the programme (full-time or part-time).

The Taylor Family Scholarship Award (MiF FT97)

Award: One Scholarship of £20,000.

Overview: This scholarship is funded through the generosity of MiF alumnus Paul Taylor, (MiF97) and has been establised to help attract excellent candidates to the programme. All qualified applications will be considered and successful candidates will be identified on merit.

Open to: Exceptional successful applicants to the programme (full-time or part-time). Preference will be given to residents of Australia, New Zealand or South Africa, and nationals of Australia living elsewhere. 

The Borrows Scholarship

Award: One award of £14,000.

Overview: This scholarship aims to attract excellent British/British resident candidates to the programme. Qualified successful candidates will be selected on merit.

Open to: Exceptional successful applicants to the programme (full-time or part-time), who are residents or nationals of the UK. 

Scholarships requiring an essay

The deadline for scholarship applications is 30 May 2014. Successful applicants admitted to the programme will be sent further information on the scholarship application process with their offer.

The Vladimir Vendin MiF Scholarships

Award: Two scholarships of £20,000 each.

Overview: This scholarship is funded through the generosity of MiF alumnus Vladimir Vendin (MiF98), and has been established to help attract excellent candidates to the programme.

Open to: Scholarship A will be open to all successful applicants to the programme (full-time or part-time). Scholarship B will be open to all successful applicants to the programme (full-time or part-time) with a preference to those who reside in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Poland, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Serbia, Romania or Hungary.

The Masters in Finance Impact Scholarships


Award: Two scholarships of £20,000 each.

Overview: This scholarship scheme is funded through the generosity of an anonymous MiF alumnus and has been established to help attract excellent candidates to the programme. All qualified applications will be considered and successful candidates will be identified on merit.

Open to: Exceptional successful applicants to the programme (full-time or part-time).

The Masters in Finance Alumni Scholarships

Award: Two scholarships of up to 50% of fees.

Overview: This scholarship scheme is funded through the generosity of MiF alumni and has been established to help attract excellent candidates with proven financial need to the programme. All qualified applications will be considered, and successful candidates will be identified on financial need and merit.

Open to: Exceptional successful applicants to the full-time programme with proven financial need.

Chevening scholarships

London Business School is proud to support the Chevening Scholarship scheme - the UK government's global scholarship programme. The programme makes awards to outstanding scholars with leadership potential from around the world to study postgraduate courses at universities in the UK.

For details of the Chevening Scholarship scheme see http://www.chevening.org/. Students who receive a Chevening Scholarship are eligible for a £2,400 partial waiver from London Business School.

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