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In partnership with Warwick Business School

Warwick Business School Bursary Awards 2023

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, whether it be on a local or global level. Their motivational teaching and forward-thinking culture provides the perfect environment in which to hone skills, aptitude, and the vision needed to start businesses or transform careers.

THE AWARD OPPORTUNITY

Once again, Heropreneurs and WBS have joined forces to provide transformative opportunities to our esteemed military community. The winner of the WBS Award will receive a 100% bursary to study one of their prestigious MBA or Executive Diploma programmes, while the runner-up will be awarded a substantial 75% bursary, and the third-place contender will receive a generous 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.

  • The Global Online MBA (Warwick or London) – Start date: January 2024

  • Executive MBA (Warwick or London) – Start date: March 2024

  • Full-time MBA – Start date: September 2024

  • The Warwick Executive Diplomas – WBS offer six Executive Diplomas, covering areas such as Behavioural Science, Digital Leadership, Strategy & Innovation, Marketing Leadership, Strategic Leadership & Change and Advanced Management. Please see the relevant programme below for start dates from September 2024.

IMPORTANT: Please note that previous applicants can only make one further application. We would recommend that if you were unsuccessful on your prior 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

GLOBAL
ONLINE

MBA

2 Years

Online

2 Warwick Weeks

1 Face to Face Elective

Social  & Environmental Sustainability 

Entrepreneurship

Healthcare

EXECUTIVE MBA (WARWICK)

2 Years

4 day block:

Wed - Sat

International

modules

Social &

Environmental Sustainability

Entrepreneurship

Healthcare

EXECUTIVE MBA (LONDON)

2 Years

2 x 2 Daytime or Evening format available

Fri/Sat (Daytime)

Tue/Wed (Evening)

The Shard location, International

modules

Social &

Environmental Sustainability

Entrepreneurship

Healthcare

FULL-TIME MBA

1 Year

Immersive

12 months

International

trips

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

Strategy and Innovation
Behavioural Science
Digital Leadership

Marketing Leadership

Strategic leadership & Change

Advanced Management

APPLICATION PROCESS AND KEY DATES

The application process and key dates can be seen below.  

  • Applications open on Tuesday 20 June and will close Sunday 30 July.

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 1-2-1 consultation with WBS Recruitment Team to discuss course suitability

  • Interviews of eligible applicants will be conducted by the WBS Recruitment team from Monday 31st July and Friday 25th August

  • A maximum of five finalists will be interviewed by a panel made up of Heropreneurs and WBS representatives. This will take place face to face at The Shard, London on 4th October and applicants should be available to travel and attend this event in person.

  • A decision on the winners will be communicated by mid-October, allowing candidates the opportunity to commence their studies from January 2024.

  • The winners will be invited to an awards event at The Shard on 13th November 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 or Executive Diploma as this varies.

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

​We would recommend you speak to a member of WBS's friendly Business Development team before proceeding with your application. This will give you the opportunity to discuss your individual circumstances and career goals, ask any questions you may have about their programmes, and discover the benefits of studying with WBS.

Please book an informal 1-2-1 chat, either online or in person, using the links below:

Alternatively, if you wish to discuss any aspect of your application before applying, please contact Anna Anderson 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.

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