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UK varsity to offer MBA scholarship to potential Indian entrepreneurs

Of the 20 various kinds of scholarships, a fully-funded scholarship will likely be reserved for an Indian aspirant

In order to gasoline the entrepreneurial ecosystem in India, Essex Business School of University of Essex has rolled out ‘Essex-MBA scholarships’ for Indian pros who're desiring to turn out to be entrepreneurs. A total of 19 scholarships will likely be offered to entrepreneurial aspirants from around the globe whereas one fully-paid scholarship will solely be given to an Indian skilled. The Indian candidate will likely be decided on from ‘Shark Tank,’ a industry event that was recently carried out in Bangalore by means of the University.

The first of its sort event offered the applicants a platform to pitch their industry ideas before a panel of professionals. Panelists assessed the candidates on their creative pondering abilities, talent to keep up a correspondence their ideas in English, as well as coming up with out-of-the-box industry ideas.

Talking to Education Times, Nicolas Forsans, director, Essex Business School, who was additionally some of the panel members of ‘Shark Tank,’ says, “Indian students have a strong entrepreneurial mindset and have deep knowledge of digital generation. Since the industry models of tomorrow will likely be powered by means of knowledge and digital applied sciences, Indian entrepreneurs are neatly situated to reach this digital age.”

To get an Essex-MBA scholarship, all 20 aspirants should transparent the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) exam with an total ranking of no less than 6.5 . Speaking about what sets Indian students apart from students of alternative countries, Forsans says, “We get students from various corners of the arena such as Europe, USA, China or even Latin America. However, since India is a young country, entrepreneurial ideas are extra creative than others. Besides this, Indian students have a favorable vibe and are full of life about coming up with innovative ideas that result in industry growth additionally.”

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