Not-for-Profit Scholarships

Funded by the Thyne Reid Foundation, the Andrew Thyne Reid Scholarship aims to support an outstanding executive from the not-for-profit sector, preferably from a charitable organisation, who is entering the final year of the AGSM MBA (Executive) program.

Selection Process and How to Apply

Interested candidates are required to submit an application online through UNSW Scholarships website.

Selection Criteria

In addition to meeting the AGSM admissions requirements, applicants will be assessed on the following criteria:

  • Demonstrated exceptional team and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated leadership ability
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills

Value and Funding

Two partial scholarships are available and are valued at $15,000 each to assist with tuition fees.

These decisions are made at the discretion of the Selection Committee.

Funded by the Thyne Reid Foundation.

Eligibility

This scholarship is open to Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents who receive an offer of admission into the AGSM MBA (Executive) Stage Two Executive Agenda Year, and are working in the not-for-profit sector, preferably the charitable sector.

The Centre for Social Impact (CSI) offer a scholarship to AGSM MBAX (Social Impact) students who can demonstrate ongoing commitment, engagement and leadership in supporting, developing and contributing to better social outcomes in business. These areas can include the public and/or social purpose sectors in the past or as part of a future career path.

Selection Process and How to Apply

Interested candidates are required to submit an application online through UNSW Scholarships website to be considered for this scholarship. There are up to three scholarships per-year on offer to eligible candidates.

Selection Criteria

In addition to meeting the AGSM MBAX (Social Impact) program admission requirements, applicants will be assessed on the following criteria:

  • Academic merit
  • Demonstrated commitment to undertaking further study

Value and Funding

Two scholarships will be awarded each year. The following scholarships are available:

  • One CSI AGSM MBAX (Social Impact) Scholarship will be awarded to the value of $25,000 to assist with tuition fees
  • Two CSI AGSM MBAX (Social Impact) Scholarships will be awarded to the value of $12,500 to assist with tuition fees

These decisions are made at the discretion of the Selection Committee.

Funded by Centre for Social Impact (CSI).

Eligibility

These scholarships are open to all applicants who receive an offer of admission to the AGSM MBAX (Social Impact) program and are working in a registered social purpose or social enterprise organisation.

Student who transition from the GCSI program to the AGSM MBAX (Social Impact) program with at least three Social Impact courses remaining, are eligible to apply for a scholarship to the value of $12,500.

Applicants must be Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents.

The AGSM Alumni Community Leader Scholarship is open to eligible candidates applying for either the AGSM MBA (Executive) or the AGSM MBAX program and will cover the full tuition fees for the program, including EAY residential costs.

The opportunity to access an executive course with the Centre for Social Impact (CSI) is also available to the recipient of this scholarship.

Selection Process and How to Apply

The AGSM Alumni Community Leader Scholarship is open to talented emerging leaders and managers currently working in the not-for-profit sector who can demonstrate a history of academic or work achievement and strong community connectivity in their scholarship application.

Candidates will need to apply for this scholarship via the UNSW scholarships portal and the finalist for this scholarship will need to be available to attend a formal Interview.

Selection Criteria

This scholarship is for candidates in the not-for-profit sector located in Australia. Applicants will be assessed on the following criteria:

  • Academic merit
  • Demonstrated commitment and evidence of long-term contribution to supporting disadvantaged individuals and/or communities
  • Demonstrated management or leadership qualities
  • Reasons for undertaking the proposed course of study
  • Potential to contribute to the AGSM MBA program and the UNSW Business School community

Value and Funding

The scholarship covers all tuition fees costs, plus residential costs associated with the AGSM MBA (Executive) and MBAX programs.

The successful recipient will also the opportunity to undertake one postgraduate course in the Centre for Social Impact (CSI) during their program.

The successful applicant will be decided at the discretion of the Selection Committee.

Co-Funded by AGSM Alumni: Michelle Beveridge, Andrew Stops and Al McEwin and AGSM @ UNSW Business School.

Eligibility

This scholarship is open to all applicants who receive an offer of admission to the AGSM (Executive) or AGSM MBAX program. Applicants must be Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents.

Applicants must not be a recipient of any other funding, or any other form of financial support connected with study, from their organisation or another company.

Strong consideration will be given to applicants who are employed by a recognised not-for-profit community-based organisation, which provides services to disadvantaged individuals and/or communities.