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New Zealander wins major MBA scholarship


24 July 2008

New Zealander wins major MBA scholarship to study in UK

Scott Riddle, has won a scholarship worth almost $100,000 to study on a prestigious MBA programme at Cranfield School of Management in the UK. The scholarship covers full tuition fees for the one-year Cranfield MBA course, return airfare, and a contribution toward living expenses.

Scott is currently Senior Market Development Manager with New Zealand Trade and Enterprise in Sydney and has degrees in law and commerce from Victoria University of Wellington. He was awarded the scholarship following a competitive application process. "This is an amazing and very generous opportunity to study at a leading international business school. The knowledge, skills and networks it affords me will be invaluable upon my return to New Zealand," said Scott.

The Cranfield New Zealand Alumni Scholarship is funded by Cranfield alumni and the NZ-UK Link Foundation, and supported by the New Zealand Institute of Management (NZIM). "NZIM's support for this outstanding learning opportunity at Cranfield reflects our unconditional and wide-ranging commitment to building management and leadership capability in New Zealand," said NZIM Chief Executive David Chapman. "New Zealand must build leaders and managers with global vision and global experiences if we are to be successful in meeting the challenges that an increasingly global marketplace presents. And I have no doubt that the Cranfield programme will provide Scott with just kind of vision and experience".

Professor Michael Osbaldeston, Director of Cranfield School of Management, said: "Cranfield is distinguished among business schools worldwide in that its students are internationally diverse. One of Cranfield's strengths is its network of over 11,000 alumni in 120 countries worldwide. This scholarship is testament to the hard work and commitment of our New Zealand alumni."


This is the second year that the scholarship has been offered. Last year's scholar, Adrian Wood, an insurance area manager from Southland, will be completing his MBA course this September. The scholarship will be offered again in 2009.

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