UN Women National Committee Australia MBA Scholarship

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 PDF

Eligibility

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:

Thursday 16 June, 2016 Discussion Forum
Thursday 30 June, 2016 Finalist Interviews

The above events take place at the University of Sydney Business School CBD Campus.

Selection process

Step Selection process Date

1.

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:

  • Leadership experience and potential in their chosen field
  • A demonstrated commitment to enhancing women’s leadership
  • An interest in international relations, gender and development
  • A passion for using business skills to drive social change

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.

2.

All eligible applicants attend, in-person, a group discussion forum. Further details to be provided.

Thursday 16 June, 2016

3.

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

4.

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

5.

The UN Women National Committee Australia MBA Scholarship selection committee conducts individual interviews with each finalist.

Thursday 30 June, 2016

6.

The UN Women National Committee Australia MBA Scholarship winner announced.

Friday 1 July, 2016

Application Form

We need to know a little bit more about you. So before completing the below entry form please make sure you have the following information:

  • Academic qualification details i.e. completion year and grade average;
  • 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.)
  • 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. ( PDF document)
  • Curriculum Vitae (PDF document)

Please note all fields are required to submit this application.


Course Information

Personal Details


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.

Highest Academic Qualification
Course title Educational institution name Country Completion date or expected completion date GPA
Current employment & professional qualification
Status Total years of
work experience
Current job title Company/ Current employer Industry sector
Further Information

Selection Criteria

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.

Curriculum Vitae

Please upload Curriculum Vitae (CV) here.

The file must be a PDF document.
The file name must include your first name and surname.

Official Transcript

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.

Privacy Statement

The information you provide on this form will be used by The University of Sydney to administer your application for entry to the UN Women National Committee Australia MBA Scholarship in 2016. The information collected is confidential and will not be disclosed to third parties without your consent, except in accordance with the University's privacy policy. For further information see The University Web Sites Privacy Statement or telephone (02) 9351 4263 or visit www.sydney.edu.au/privacy.shtml

Declaration

I agree:

I understand that:

  • the University may obtain official records from any institution that I attended previously;
  • the University is not responsible for documents submitted; the documents become the property of the University;
  • the University may vary or cancel any decision it makes if the information I have given is incorrect or incomplete;
  • the University may request a statement from my employer about my experience or the level of my position.

I declare that the information I have given in this application is true and correct.*