Forte Fellowships for Women

Awarded By: Imperial College London in UK
Updated on Jan 17, 2024
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Course: Masters
Deadline: Jan 15, 2024
Amount: GBP 30750
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Scholarship Overview

The Forté Foundation is a non-profit organisation that champions women’s progression within business through access to education. The Forté Fellowships will be awarded to outstanding MBA candidates who demonstrate strong leadership skills through academic achievement, or in roles as team or community leaders, and show a commitment to helping women achieve their career potential through personal mentoring or community involvement. The Fellowships are open to all women applying to the Full-Time MBA programme at Imperial College Business School.

Applicable course, university, and country

  • Full-Time Master of Business Administration

Scholarship amount details

Awards of 50% of the tuition fee are available.
Max scholarship per student: Pound 30,750 => Rs 31,23,892
Conversion rate used: 1 Pound = Rs. 104.90 (last updated 7th December 2023)
Scholarship amount will be given: one time
Scholarship amount can be used for:

Type of Expense Indicates if the scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Tuition & Fees ? Scholarship amount can be used for this
Living Expense × Not covered in scholarship
Accommodation × Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses × Not covered in scholarship
Spouse/Child Care × Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover × Not covered in scholarship
Application × Not covered in scholarship
Others × Not covered in scholarship

Number of students to be awarded:
Varies

Eligible student nationality

India, United States of America, United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, Canada, Germany, Malaysia, Sweden, France, Switzerland, Netherlands, Denmark, Spain, Russia, UAE, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Norway, Japan, Thailand, Belgium, Armenia, Fiji, China, South Korea, Greece, Mauritius, Estonia, Luxembourg, Ukraine, South Africa, Hungary, Austria, Slovenia, Philippines, Cyprus, Bangladesh, Lithuania, Monaco, Nepal, Georgia, Hong Kong, Turkey, Malta, Bahrain, Barbados, Guyana, Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Antarctica, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, Christmas Island, Cocos Islands, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Curacao, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Finland, French Polynesia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greenland, Grenada, Guam, Guatemala, Guernsey, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Iceland, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Isle of Man, Israel, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Jersey, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Macao, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mayotte, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Northern Mariana Islands, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Pitcairn, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Reunion, Romania, Rwanda, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Swaziland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, U.S. Virgin Islands, Uganda, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican, Venezuela, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Sahara, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Appication Process for this scholarship

Application Process for this scholarship:

  • LOR: 2 Professional LORs required
    • Ideally one from current or a recent line manager
  • CV: Up to date CV is required
  • The personal statement is required
    • Candidates should also address the requirements of the scholarship in their personal statement
  • Degree Transcripts
  • A video assessment is required
  • Application Process: Please apply to the Full-Time MBachelor of Arts by the final admissions round deadline to be considered
    • Awards will be made in each admissions round but a limited number are available
    • Round 4- 7 March 2022
    • Round 5- 25 April 2022
    • Round 6- 13 June 2022
    • Round 3- 21 & 28 February 2022
    • Round 4- 21 & 28 March 2022
    • Round 5- 16 & 23 May 2022
    • Round 6- 4 & 11 July 2022
  • In addition to the financial support provided, Forte Fellows have access to a number of unique resources from Forté Foundation including:
    • Participation in the annual Forté MBachelor of Arts Women’s Leadership Conference
    • Access to exclusive networking groups of Forté Fellows, Forté Fellow Alumnae and sponsor companies on social media and through Forté Fellow listservs
    • Special e-introductions to Forté sponsor companies and inclusion in the Fellow résumé book, which is distributed to all sponsor companies
    • Free lifetime Forté Foundation Premium Membership
    • Women students can also apply for a stipend to attend the annual Forté MBachelor of Arts Women’s Leadership Conference, organized by the Forté Foundation
    • The conference is a great opportunity to meet like-minded women, develop leadership skills and build your professional network

Application Documents:

Requirement Indicates if this type of document is required to be submitted
TOEFL Required
IELTS Required
PTE Required
12 Required
UG Required
LOR Required
CV Required
Work Experience Required

Scholarship Application:Students will be auto-considered for this scholarship when they apply for the courses on which this scholarship is applicable.
No separate application is needed.
Important Dates & FAQ info:

Info Date
Application Final End Date January 15, 2024
Round 1 November 24, 2023
Round 2 January 15, 2024
Round 3 March 18, 2024
Round 4 May 7, 2024
Notification of Decisions November 24, 2023
Interview Dates October 16, 2023
Round 1 Interviews October 16 & 23, 2023
Round 2 Interviews February 12 & 19, 2024
Round 3 Interviews April 8 & 15, 2024
Round 4 Interviews May 20 & 27, 2024

Additional InformationIn addition to the financial support provided, Forte Fellows have access to a number of unique resources from Forté Foundation including:
Participation in the annual Forté MBA Women’s Leadership Conference.
Access to exclusive networking groups of Forté Fellows, Forté Fellow Alumnae and sponsor companies on social media and through Forté Fellow listservs.
Special e-introductions to Forté sponsor companies and inclusion in the Fellow résumé book, which is distributed to all sponsor companies.
Free lifetime Forté Foundation Premium Membership.
Women students can also apply for a stipend to attend the annual Forté MBA Women’s Leadership Conference, organized by the Forté Foundation.
The conference is a great opportunity to meet like-minded women, develop leadership skills and build your professional network.

Scholarship Eligibility

Scholarship Eligibility

  • Applicant must demonstrate:
    • Strong leadership skills through academic achievement, or in roles as team or community leaders, and show a commitment to helping women achieve their career potential through personal mentoring or community involvement
    • Commitment to Forte’s mission of launching women into fulfilling, significant careers through access to business education, opportunities, and a community of successful women
    • A strong academic background, and an excellent track record of professional achievement
  • All successful female applicants to the Full-Time Bachelor of Arts program who demonstrate outstanding leadership potential are eligible to apply for this award
  • Bachelor:
    • A good undergraduate degree from a recognized university – typically at least a UK Second Class Honours or the international equivalent
    • Applicants from elite institutions will be required to obtain a minimum overall average of 7 / 10 or 60%
    • Applicants from other approved institutions will be required to obtain a minimum overall average ranging from 75-8 / 10 or 65-70%
  • GMAT: A high and well-balanced GMAT score
  • IELTS: Minimum scores of 65 in all elements
  • PTE: Minimum 62 in all elements
  • Work Experience: Three years of relevant postgraduate work experience is required
  • Interview: It is required as the Bachelor of Arts admission process

Special RestrictionsThis scholarship is for female applicants only.Exams Details

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
Requirement Status
IELTS Required (minimum score 7)
PTE Required (minimum score 69)
GMAT Required (minimum score 600)
12 Required
UG Required
Work Experience Required (minimum 3 years)
Interview Required

iSchoolConnect Rating

4
The rating is done considering various factors

Frequently Asked Questions

The frequently asked questions about the scholarship are:

Who can apply for the Scholarship?
The scholarship is applicable to students from all countries.

What is the minimum Qualification Required?
The students must have completed their bachelor’s education from a recognized institution.

What is the procedure for applying?
Students will be auto-considered for this scholarship when they apply for the courses on which this scholarship is applicable. No separate application is needed.

What are the documents required for filling the forms?
Official transcripts.

What is the duration of the Scholarship?
One Time