• SMF Awards £50,000 MBA Scholarships to 11 Talented Engineers

    SMF has announced the 2018 SMF Scholarship awardees, each of whom has received £50,000 towards their MBA study at a leading international business school:

    Awardee Business School
    Jonathon Simister LBS
    Emmanuel Lawal INSEAD
    Jad Abi Esber Harvard
    Ian Taylor Stanford
    Samir Szamocki INSEAD
    Rachel Fitzsimmons INSEAD
    Jacob Mills LBS
    Meenal Pore INSEAD
    Abhishek Morey INSEAD
    Jegadeesh Sithamparathas MIT

    The Sainsbury Management Fellows scholarship is open to professional engineers who are heading towards business leadership roles – in large organisations or as entrepreneurs – and wish to combine business education and engineering skills to take their careers to new heights.

    This year’s 11 scholarship awardees share their thoughts on studying for an MBA, how it will help them fulfil their aspirations to help businesses flourish and make a positive impact on society. They also talk about the benefits of becoming part of the Sainsbury Management Fellowship and their commitment to mentoring young engineers.

    SMF works with the Royal Academy of Engineering to select each year’s scholarship awardees and details can be found on the RAEng’s website.  The value of the award recently rose from £30,000 per awardee to £50,000, providing even greater support to successful applicants. Professional engineers who are interested in studying for an MBA at one of the 14 business schools that support the SMF scholarship scheme can register their interest with the SMF Office.

    You can read interviews with current and past scholarship awardees.


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