University scholarship programme to boost businesses and the economy

by Gary West


The management school’s at Lancaster University has launched a brand new community scholarship programme based around a new MBA programme.

Charities, social enterprises and public sector bodies that may not normally have the financial resources required to access a qualification such as a MBA programme, now could see this as an opportunity.

The offer is 75 per cent funded by the management school at the university, and despite having to find the additional 25 per cent, applications from various organisations is anticipated.

A university spokesman said that they believe the management school can bring a richness and diversity of perspective to the EMBA cohort, making it good sound business reasoning to provide an inclusive development opportunity their employees.

Applicants for the community scholarship fund will need to write an essay of a maximum of 2,000 words, setting out how they will use the offer to benefit the Lancaster and District community in both the medium and long term.

The university is rated highly around the world as a higher education provider in addition to being a large employer of local people from the region.

Friday, July 7, 2017 at 4:17PM
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