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In partnership with Warwick Business School

At Heropreneurs we believe that the knowledge and experience gained through an MBA or Executive Diploma at Warwick Business School (WBS) helps transform ambitious and talented individuals into entrepreneurial, creative and effective leaders. Their students have the potential to make an immediate impact in business and society, be that on a local or at a global scale. Their inspirational teaching and innovative culture provide the perfect environment in which to hone skills, aptitude, and the vision needed to start businesses or transform careers.

THE AWARD OPPORTUNITY

Heropreneurs and WBS have come together once more to offer life-changing opportunities to our military community. The winner of the WBS Award will receive a 100% bursary to study one of their highly ranked MBA or Executive Diploma programmes, while second place will receive a 75% bursary and third place will receive a 50% bursary.

These awards are designed to help individuals transition to the next stage of their career, and to help provide the knowledge and competencies required to not only aid personal and professional development but to make a real and positive impact in the world.

IMPORTANT:
When applying for this Award, it is important that, should you win, you will be available to take up the Bursary and opportunity to study for a Warwick Business School MBA starting at the relevant time.

  • Full-time MBA – Start date: September 2022

  • Executive MBA (Warwick or London) – Start date: September 2022

  • Distance Learning MBA (Warwick or London) – Start date: January 2023

  • The Warwick Executive Diploma – WBS offer six Executive Diplomas, covering areas such as Behavioural Science, Digital Leadership, Marketing Leadership, Organisational Change, Strategic Leadership and Strategy & Innovation. Please see the relevant programme below for start dates from September 2022

IMPORTANT: Please note that previous applicants can only make one further application, and we would recommend that if you were unsuccessful on your previous attempt, you should provide relevant and specific insight and evidence into your additional gained experience, since your last application.

As part of the acceptance criteria, winners are committing to assist in the promotion of future awards.

DURATION

FORMAT

HIGHLIGHTS

SPECIALISMS

DISTANCE LEARNING

MBA

2 Years

Online

2 Warwick Weeks

EXECUTIVE MBA (WARWICK)

2 Years

4 day block:

Wed - Sat

International

modules

Finance

Healthcare

Entrepreneurship

Strategic Leadership

EXECUTIVE MBA (LONDON)

2 Years

2 x 2 Daytime or Evening format available

Fri/Sat (Daytime)

Tue/Wed (Evening)

The Shard location, International

modules

Finance

Healthcare

Entrepreneurship

Strategic Leadership

FULL-TIME MBA

1 Year

Immersive

12 months

International

tripss

Entrepreneurship

DURATION

FORMAT

HIGHLIGHTS

SPECIALISMS

EXECUTIVE DIPLOMAS

(LONDON)

1 Year

4 x 4 day modules 

The Shard location, limited time away from work, equivalent to 1/3 of a MBA

Strategic Leadership
Strategy and Innovation
Organisational Change
Digital Leadership

APPLICATION PROCESS AND KEY DATES

The application process and key dates can be seen below.  

  • Applications open on Friday 1 April and will close on Sunday 15 May.

To be considered for the award you must meet the entry criteria clearly outlined in the ‘Apply’ sections listed below and complete the application form. Please select ‘Heropreneurs Award’ from the drop-down box included in the ‘Funding Your Study’ section of the application form.

Applications must be made by the applicants themselves – no third-party nominations will be considered for this award.

Following confirmation that the course entry criteria has been satisfied, the following timeline will apply: 

  • Short virtual 121 consultation with WBS Recruitment Team to discuss course suitability

  • Interviews of eligible applicants will be conducted by the WBS Recruitment team from Monday 16 May to Friday 10 June.

  • A maximum of six finalists will be interviewed by a panel made up of Heropreneurs and WBS representatives. This will take place at The Shard, London on Thursday 7 July and applicants should be available to travel and attend this event in person.

  • A decision on the winners will be communicated by mid-July, allowing candidates the opportunity to commence their studies from September 2022.

  • The winners will be invited to a one-day conference and celebratory gala dinner at the Imperial War Museum, London on Thursday 10 November 2022 and applicants should be available to travel and attend this event in person.

Please click on the links below to learn more about the entry criteria and apply for your chosen course of study:

FURTHER HELP & INFORMATION

 

Before applying please carefully consider the mode of study and the time commitment away from work/family that will be required to fulfil the obligations of an MBA as this does vary.

Please click on the link below to learn more about the entry criteria and apply for your chosen course of study:

If you wish to discuss any aspect of your application before applying, please contact anna.anderson@wbs.ac.uk who will be happy to assist you.

Please note:

In nominating yourself for a Heropreneurs / Warwick Business School Bursary you are agreeing that for administration purposes personal data will be shared between Heropreneurs and Warwick Business School.

When you click the ‘APPLY’ button, you will be redirected to the application form held on the WBS website.

Warwick Business School Bursary Awards 2022