Master of Science

BI Norwegian Business School / QS Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to candidates with a strong academic record who visit the BI Norwegian Business School booth at a QS World Grad School Fair.

Eligibility:

Candidates demonstrating strong academic performance who attend a QS World Grad Tour Fair where BI participates, and who apply for the scholarship via the QS website. Candidates must apply for, and be accepted in, a Master of Science degree at BI Norwegian Business School.

How to apply:

Write a scholarship application letter, maximum one page, outlining why you are deserving of this scholarship and apply via the QS website.

Application Deadline:

Scholarship applications must be received by April 1.

Selection of Recipients:

BI Norwegian Business School aims to build a diverse and international student body.

  • BI ensures distribution of scholarships among MSc programmes.
  • Priority may be given to applicants from selected countries, selected partner schools of BI, or enrolled in priority master's programmes.
  • All candidates will be assessed according to the ECTS scale. Applicants with international bachelor's degrees will have their grades converted to the ECTS scale.
  • Other factors that may influence ranking can be other academic achievements, GMAT/GRE/CAT scores, extracurricular achievements, and special personal achievements.
  • Preference is given to applicants seeking to earn their first master’s degree.

Final decisions cannot be appealed.

Scholarship Award:

The BI Norwegian Business School / QS Scholarship covers full tuition for the first year of studies, and may be renewed for a second year.

All candidates must meet academic progression requirements in order to maintain their scholarship.

Academic Progression Requirements:

  1. Full study progression (30 ECTS) in each semester.
  2. Minimum cumulative GPA of a "B" on the BI ECTS scale after completion of each academic semester.
  3. Candidates who are awarded the BI Norwegian Business School / QS Scholarship must be prepared to be "BI Ambassadors", acting as spokespeople, assisting in recruitment efforts and promoting a good study environment. The details regarding responsibilities will be specified in the Scholarship Contract.

Number of Scholarships:

A maximum of 2 scholarships are available for the academic year commencing Autumn 2018.

Please note: 

  1. You may apply for more than one scholarship; however, BI Norwegian Business School will award only one scholarship per student.
  2. International candidates who are eligible for a regular student loan through the Norwegian State Educational Loan Fund (have at least 180 ECTS from a Norwegian educational institution) may apply for the BI Presidential Scholarship only. You do not qualify for a stipend for living costs.
  3. Candidates who have already earned a master’s degree are not given priority for scholarships.

Only students accepted to a Master of Science degree commencing Autumn 2018 will be considered for this scholarship.