Our scholarships are developed with our industry partners to enable students from all backgrounds to access higher education. If selected for one of our industry scholarships you could be awarded a scholarship to cover the first year of your tuition fees paid in full. You'll automatically be considered for a scholarship if you attend and pass one of our Professional Workshops.
Enterprise Rent-A-Car Scholarship for Industry Engagement - first year of tuition fees paid in full
Our commitment to academia and industry is most prevalent in our course delivery. Our students don’t just learn about their area of study, they gain experience from and get access to, the best of the best in their chosen business world in the classroom and in our partner companies – it’s the only way to learn. This is why the Scholarship for Industry Engagement is so important to us. The scholarship sponsor - Enterprise Rent- A-Car - is the largest global mobility provider in the world. With an annual turnover of more than $20.9 billion, its rental and leasing fleet of over 1.9 million vehicles is spread across 9,600 locations worldwide.
IPG Mediabrands Scholarship for Innovation - first year of tuition fees paid in full
This scholarship was launched to showcase how supportive we are about all our students and their futures. Technology is a key enabler, creating opportunities for more a ordable, accessible, flexible and effective learning. Our students are the focus and fuel for everything we do. They inspire the innovation and creativity that is at the heart of what we teach today and how we will teach tomorrow.
IPG Mediabrands are the sponsor for this scholarship. They are a new world media agency group designed with dynamic marketing at the core, founded by the Interpublic Group in 2007. The company have 10,500 marketing communication, media and technology specialists in over 130 countries. Their network of agencies includes UM and Initiative, as well as specialty business units including Reprise, Cadreon, MAGNA and Rapport. IPG Mediabrands are excited to hear your innovative ideas.
CIMA Accounting Scholarship - full duration of tuition fees paid in full
This scholarship is awarded to a talented student to help them realise their ambition of becoming a professional accountant. The recipient will also receive a certificate from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) to recognise their achievement. This scholarship will cover the cost of tuition fees for the full duration of your course. Founded in 1919, CIMA is the world’s leading and largest professional body of management accountants. CIMA helps individuals and businesses to succeed by harnessing the full power of management accounting - not just accounting for the balance sheet, but accounting for business. Our BSc/MSci Professional Accounting in Business degree is accredited by CIMA.
CMI Business Management Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a talented student to help them realise their ambition of becoming a management professional. The recipient will also receive a certificate from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) to recognise their achievement.
CMI is an accredited professional institution for management based in the United Kingdom. They create leaders through management and leadership development training, qualifications, membership and research. CMI is the only chartered professional body dedicated to promoting the highest standards in management and leadership excellence.
How to apply
All students who apply for a Pearson Business School degree (in Business, Law, Marketing or Accounting*) and attend and pass a Professional Workshop will automatically be considered for a scholarship (there is no need to apply seperately).
*Please note that only BSc/MSci Professional Accounting in Business applicants will be considered for the CIMA Accounting Scholarship.
The selection process
Based on students' performance at the Professional Workshop, four students will be shortlisted (per scholarship) and will be considered based on the following criteria:
- their personal statement
- their ability to work in a team
- their communications skills
- their ability to excel on the degree programme.
Bursaries and Financial Assisstance
We offer financial assistance to ensure that all students are able to access our learning, no matter their background. We offer a Hardship Bursary worth £1500 a year to all students with experience of Local Authority care, or whose household income is below £25,000. These students, as well as those eligible for free school meals, can also claim expenses for travel to open days and admissions workshops.
We also offer a laptop loan to students with experience of care, from households with income below £25,000, and those from neighbourhoods with low progression to higher education.