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at Mick Yates Scholarship in Leadership in United Kingdom

Application for The Mick Yates Scholarship in Leadership

There is a 1 part scholarship of £4,000 to be set against tuition fees, available for a particularly deserving applicant for 2014-2015 wishing to undertake the one-year full-time MSc Management.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with Professor Yates on relevant research for their dissertation project.

– Please read this information carefully, as your application form will be automatically rejected if you do not meet ALL of the eligibility criteria listed below

  1. Applicants MUST first submit the relevant study application form and be in receipt of a University BANNER ID Number (Student ID Number) to be eligible for this Scholarship. Applications without a valid University ID Number will be rejected.
  2. To be considered for those scholarships applicants will need to demonstrate the following attributes:
    • Applicants should demonstrate a track record of excellent academic performance, as evidenced by either a first class degree OR evidence that the applicant’s performance is in the top 20% of their cohort
    • Applicants should either have graduated with the appropriate First Degree or be in their final year of study;
    • Applicants should demonstrate evidence of extra-curricular activities, be they in a work or social context
    • Applicants whose first language is not English must meet the University’s English Language requirements .

These include the following –

  • The Award must be taken up in September 2014; it cannot be deferred to a later entry
  • The award is available to suitably qualified applicants wishing to undertake full-time masters study for MSc Management
  • Awards are based on merit

• Applicants must complete all sections of the application form
• You can attach additional documentation you consider would strengthen your application e.g. references.

  • When required to do so you must attach supporting evidence
  • Applicants are also required to complete an essay of up to 1,000 words to be submitted with your application for the scholarship. The essay should describe and analyse a contempory leadership problem of the applicant’s choice. Such subjects might include leading in a resource constrained world, the challenges of leading across nationalities and cultures, leading change in attitudes to responsible innovation etc. Applicants from non-business backgrounds (e.g. engineering, the natural sciences, social sciences) are encouraged to draw on their own backgrounds to select a relevant leadership challenge. The successful essay will be judged in terms of the originality of the challenge, and the quality of analysis.
  • The completed form, supporting documentation and essay, should be returned to the Postgraduate Admissions Office, Leeds University Business School by no later than midnight UK time on 30th June 2014 by email to


  • Applicants will receive an automated email confirming receipt of the application
  • Applications are logged by the Postgraduate Admissions Office and passed on to the course director for MSc Management for initial consideration
  • Successful applicants can expect to be notified of the outcome of their application within three weeks of the deadline for applications

Closing Date: 30th June 2014 (midnight UK time)

Mick Yates Scholarship application form

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