The Sainsbury Management Fellows scholarship award is £50,000 for a full-time MBA course at the following business schools:


Imperial College Business School, UK

INSEAD in France and Singapore

IMD in Switzerland

RSM in the Netherlands

IESE in Spain

SDA Bocconi in Italy

HEC in France


Eligible Applicants

  • Must have a first degree in an engineering, allied technology or science discipline, preferably a first or upper second class
  • Must demonstrate a strong commitment to both UK engineering/business/industry and their respective engineering communities
  • Must be an UK/EU/EEA citizen, normally domiciled in the United Kingdom
  • Do not need to have a Chartered Engineer status (or equivalent), however, this qualification or progress towards it will be viewed favourably
  • Would usually have a 4-10 years professional experience post-degree

The award of a Sainsbury Management Fellows scholarship will depend on the candidate obtaining a place at the chosen business school using the school's normal application procedure. The Sainsbury Management Fellows scholarship does not support the study of part-time, distance-learning or executive MBA courses.

Applications should be made via the Royal Academy of Engineering, which administers the scholarship on behalf of Engineers in Business Fellowship. Full application details are located on the Royal Academy of Engineering's website

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