Women earned 36.8% of MBA degrees awarded in 2013-2014. Because of the low percentage of women MBAs, there are several MBA scholarships available to women. A sampling of them are listed below, starting with international MBA scholarships.
IE Business School Scholarships for Women
Scholarship for IE Business School’s International MBA Program
Available to women who attend the QS MBA World Tour Fair in 2010-2011
To qualify, complete the QS Graduate Applicant survey you receive after completing the world tour.
Application requirements include a 500 word essay which answers the question: “In your opinion, which emerging market appears to have the most attractive opportunities and support programs for women professionals?”
Candidates are judged on their academic records as well as their potential for leadership and career advancement.
International Foundation of University Women International Grants
Offered for any post-graduate program
May only be used in a country that where the candidate hasn’t studied or lived
Must apply through the IFUW national headquarters for your country
Scholarship awards between $3,150 and $6,300
Chief Executive Women
Offers scholarships for Australia-based women to attend Australian and International business schools
Designed to assist women in their careers and further women leaders
Scholarships for fields where women are typically underrepresented
Some of the scholarships are specific to certain business schools like Harvard and INSEAD
15 scholarships will be offered in 2012