Funded by: London Business School
Value: Up to 30% of tuition fees
To be eligible for a Black in Business Scholarship applicants must:
1. Have a confirmed place for entry to London Business School to study on one of the following programmes:
MIF FT, MIF PT, MBA
2. Have one of the following categories of ethnicity:
Black African; Black Caribbean; Black Other; Mixed – White and Black Caribbean; Mixed – White and Black African; or Other mixed background (to include Black African, Black Caribbean or Black Other)
3. Have a commitment to contributing to racial equality and to the Black in Business Club during your time at London Business School.
4. Have a prior commitment and demonstrated proven track record in racially diverse and inclusive leadership within your country, community, industry, or organisation.
London Business School is committed to supporting the progression of diverse and inclusive leaders, on our programmes and in industry. As an institution, we are committed to cultivating an environment that promotes the representation, wellbeing and advancement of Black professionals in business.
We are pleased to provide the Black in Business Scholarship which aims to support exceptional students of Black or Mixed Black ethnicity who have a confirmed offer to study at London Business School and who intend to contribute to racial equality and the Black in Business Club during their time at London Business School.
For 2023, one scholar will be awarded The Themba Muchaneta Black in Business Scholarship.
The Themba Muchaneta Black in Business Scholarship is named for a much loved MBA2021 alumnus who passed away in 2022. The scholarship is dedicated to support an exceptional student of Black or Mixed Black ethnicity who intends to contribute to racial equality and the Black in Business Club during their time at London Business School.
Read more about Themba Muchaneta.
What is Black in Business Club?
Black in Business (BiB) is a London Business School Student Association club committed to promoting the representation, well-being, and advancement of Black professionals in business. Run by a dedicated team of London Business School students, BiB is a cultural foundation and network for Black students (past, present, and future) and their allies. You can find out more about the club at https://clubs.london.edu/bib/home/.
Number of awards: Multiple
Programmes: MBA, Masters in Finance, Masters in Finance PT
Please check your eligibility to apply. The panel will not consider any applications that do not meet eligibility criteria, and scholarships may be withdrawn if applicants are later found not to have met eligibility criteria or to have provided false information.
You can make an application by completion of the application form below including the essay question along with the signed declaration.
Once completed please email this document to your relevant programme email below using ‘LBS BiB Scholarship’ as the subject line:
MIF FT - email@example.com
MIF PT - firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications will be considered throughout the admissions cycle.
A selection panel will review your application and then take a final decision on whether you are successful to receive the scholarship award. Applicants will receive direct notification of the outcome of their application.