The UN Women National Committee Australia supports the work of UN Women by raising public awareness of gender and development issues. Through education women gain the knowledge to put in place policies, services and resources to fulfil the UN Women’s mission for gender equality and the empowerment of women.
To advance our shared commitment to women’s leadership and accelerating progress towards gender equality, the University of Sydney Business School and the National Committee for UN Women are pleased to offer the ‘UN Women National Committee Australia MBA Scholarship’.
Please review the Conditions of Award for the UN Women National Committee Australia MBA Scholarship
The UN Women National Committee Australia MBA scholarship is open to all women who meet the entry requirements for admission to the Master of Business Administration at the University of Sydney. The scholarship covers full tuition fees for the MBA for a maximum of four years' part-time study and is tenable for commencement of study for the MBA in August 2016 only.
To be considered for award of the scholarship, all applicants must be available to attend, in-person, the following events:
The above events take place at the University of Sydney Business School CBD Campus.
Applications available online for the UN Women National Committee Australia MBA Scholarship.
Applicants must use the online form to submit their personal details, curriculum vitae, a copy of their academic transcript and a one-page statement detailing;
a). how they demonstrate the following characteristics:
b). what the applicant hopes to achieve professionally and personally by completing the University of Sydney MBA.
Applications close 11.59pm, Sunday 5 June 2016.
All eligible applicants attend, in-person, a group discussion forum. Further details to be provided.
Thursday 16 June, 2016
Upon conclusion of the discussion forum, applicants will be invited to submit a 1-2 page reflective essay, with specific details to be provided at the forum.
Deadline for submission of reflective essay, 11:59pm, Sunday 19 June, 2016
The UN Women National Committee Australia MBA Scholarship selection committee will shortlist a maximum of five (5) applicants to progress to interview stage.
Friday 24 June, 2016
The UN Women National Committee Australia MBA Scholarship selection committee conducts individual interviews with each finalist.
Thursday 30 June, 2016
The UN Women National Committee Australia MBA Scholarship winner announced.
Friday 1 July, 2016
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This scholarship is open to all women (with Australian citizenship, Australian residency or New Zealand citizenship) who are eligible to apply for the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program at the Business School.
Please select the following that applies to you:
If other; please specify:
The MBA is currently not available to international students studying on a student visa.
How did you find out about this scholarship?
Please upload a one to two page statement demonstrating leadership experience and potential in your chosen field; a commitment to enhancing women's leadership; an interest in international relations, gender and development; and a passion for using your business skills to drive social change. Please also outline what you hope to achieve professionally and personally by completing the University of Sydney MBA.
The file must be a PDF document.
The file name must include your first name and surname.
Please upload Curriculum Vitae (CV) here.
Please scan and upload a copy of your official transcript from the Registrar of your previous institution (with English translation).Note that original copies of transcripts must be provided on request or prior to interview.
The file must be a PDF or document.
The file name must include your surname.
I understand that:
I declare that the information I have given in this application is true and correct.*
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