Postgraduate scholarships & Prizes

We have a number of scholarships available to our Finance postgraduate students for 2016/17, based on outstanding academic achievement.

ICMA Centre Scholarships

All eligible candidates will be automatically considered for ICMA Centre scholarships.

There is no requirement to indicate interest within your application. The selection process is based predominantly on academic merit while professional experience may be also considered. If you are shortlisted for the scholarship a short telephone or online interview with the Programme Area Director may be required.

Degree subject: Any full time ICMA Centre Masters Programme
Criteria: Available to EU/UK (Home) applicants only. Minimum 2:1 or equivalent from an overseas institution
Finance: Up to 50% fee reduction
Closing date: Scholarships are offered on a rolling basis. Any eligible candidates will be considered for a relevant scholarship once applied.
More details: Download the PDF or email admissions@icmacentre.ac.uk

Degree subject: Available only to MSc International Securities, Investment and Banking applicants
Criteria: Available to EU/UK (Home) applicants only. Minimum 2:1 or equivalent from an overseas institution
Finance: Up to 50% fee reduction
Closing date: Rolling
More details: Download the PDF or email admissions@icmacentre.ac.uk

Degree subject: Any full time ICMA Centre Masters Programme
Criteria: Be of Indian nationality, domicile in India and have graduated from an Indian institution
Finance: Awards of up to £5,000 towards tuition fees
Closing date: Rolling
More details: Download the brochure or email admissions@icmacentre.ac.uk

Degree subject: Any full time ICMA Centre Masters Programme
Criteria: Available to overseas students only
Finance: Up to £5,000 towards tuition fees
Closing date: Rolling
More details: Download the PDF or email admissions@icmacentre.ac.uk

Degree subject: Any full time ICMA Centre Masters Programme
Criteria: Be of Thai nationality, domicile in Thailand and have graduated from a Thai institution.
Finance: Up to £5,000 towards tuition fees
Closing date: Rolling
More details: Download the PDF or email admissions@icmacentre.ac.uk

Degree subject: MSc International Shipping and Finance
Criteria: Minimum 2:1 or equivalent from an overseas institution
Finance: Up to 50% towards tuition fees to EU/UK/Norwegian candidates. Up to £5,000 towards tuition fees to all other candidates
Closing date: Rolling
More details: Email admissions@icmacentre.ac.uk

Degree subject: Any full time ICMA Centre Masters Programme
Criteria: ICMA Centre Alumni
Finance: Awards of £2,000 towards tuition fees
Closing date: Eligible students will be picked-up automatically
More details: Email admissions@icmacentre.ac.uk

Other scholarships

As well as our dedicated ICMA Centre scholarships, there are also a number of other opportunities available that students can take advantage of.

Degree subject: Any full time ICMA Centre Masters Programme
Criteria: Be of Indian nationality and/or domicile in India
Finance: One award of £7,000 towards tuition fees
Closing date: Rolling
More details: Email admissions@icmacentre.ac.uk

Degree subject: Any full time Henley Business School Masters Programme (excluding Real Estate & Planning courses)
Criteria: You must show evidence of strong financial need and be able to illustrate how you will make a positive contribution to the programme, and how you plan to use the knowledge and skills developed through your Masters upon Graduation.
Finance: One award of £10,000 towards tuition fees
Closing date: 29 July 2016
More details: Click here for more information & to apply or email admissions@icmacentre.ac.uk

Degree subject: Any full time ICMA Centre Masters Programme
Criteria: Henley Business School and University of Reading Alumni
Finance: Awards of £1,000 towards tuition fees
Closing date: Eligible students will be picked up automatically
More details: Link or email admissions@icmacentre.ac.uk

Degree subject: Any full-time MPhil/PhD programme or Taught masters
Criteria: From India and other developing countries
Finance: Tuition fees and stipend to cover living expenses
Closing date: Rolling
More details: Link or email admissions@icmacentre.ac.uk

Degree subject: Any full time ICMA Centre Masters Programme
Criteria: Academy of Economic Studies in Bucharest undergraduate students
Finance: Awards of £15,000 towards tuition fees
Closing date: Rolling
More details: Email admissions@icmacentre.ac.uk

Degree subject: Funds MSc + PhD (1+3) programme and all ICMA Centre MSc programmes are eligible (MSc in Financial Research is recommended)
Criteria: EU (Home)
Finance: Tuition fees and stipend to cover living expenses
Closing date: Rolling
More details: Link or email admissions@icmacentre.ac.uk

Degree subject: Undergraduate and Postgraduate
Finance: Various
More details: Link or visit the Helpdesk in the Carrington building, call 0118 378 7430 or email helpdesk@reading.ac.uk

Prizes

 The Vetiva Prize

This prize is for the highest achieving full-time MSc Student from Africa graduating from the ICMA Centre, University of Reading. The prize includes a £1000, which will be presented upon graduation. The winner may be offered work opportunities with Vetiva and other Investment Banking firms that operate within the African Continent.

Prize Criteria

  • The ICMA Centre will identify suitable recipients based on their examination performance and participation during the academic year;
  • Applicants for the prize, may be asked to submit a short essay on a topic relating to African Financial Development (the precise title will be determined annually by the ICMA Centre);
  • In the event of two or more candidates being ranked equally, Vetiva may then require an interview by the short listed candidates.

Winner in 2016: Ahmed Tarek

ICMA Centre and ALBA Graduate Business School Academic Achievement Prize for MSc International Shipping and Finance

The ICAMA Centre awards a prize of £500 each year to the student who achieves the highest mark in MSc International Shipping and Finance.

ICMA Centre Undergraduate Academic Achievement Prize

Each year the Centre awards a prize of £500 to the final year BSc student who achieves the highest mark for their degree.

ICMA Centre Postgraduate Academic Achievement Prize

Similarly to the Undergraduate Academic Achievement, the ICMA Centre also awards a prize of £500 to the student who achieves the highest mark across all ICMA Centre master’s Programmes.