The Monash MBA Sustainable Enterprise Sponsorship

Overview and background

Monash Business School is committed to supporting leaders who explicit and demonstrative contributions to economic, environmental, and social sustainability. We are delighted to offer the MBA Sustainable Enterprise sponsorship, which is awarded to students who have demonstrated career progression and articulated a compelling career plan that makes a genuine contribution to organisations committed to sustainability.

This sponsorship is awarded by the Monash Business School Leadership and Executive Education team. The sponsorship may be awarded to one MBA student per cohort; valued at up to $15,000.

Eligibility

To be eligible for this sponsorship, candidates must be an applicant of the Monash MBA Program in Australia.

Key selection criteria

Successful applicants for MBA Sustainable Enterprise Sponsorship will be selected based on the following criteria:

  • Career trajectory - a reflection on the choices the applicant has made throughout their career thus far
  • Career planning - a projection on the applicant’s aspirations for further growth (e.g. specific roles, responsibilities, and contributions) including highlights from an action plan to achieve growth in the contribution they can make
  • Contribution - a demonstration of the applicant’s commitment and ability to contribute to leadership in their organisations and their communities.

Application process

The sponsorship application process is integrated into the three stages of application for admission to the Monash MBA program: application, interview, and notification.

When completing the on-line application for admission to the Monash MBA, applicants should upload a series of documents including a statement of purpose. Applicants who wish to be considered for this sponsorship must also upload an additional statement - the sponsorship application statement - to make their case for consideration for the MBA Sustainable Enterprise Sponsorship.

This sponsorship application statement must:

  • Be labelled the ‘MBA Sustainable Enterprise Sponsorship Application’
  • Address each of the three key criteria for this sponsorship
  • Be no more than 500 words.

Sponsorship applicants who progress to the interview stage for general admission to the Monash MBA program will be invited to speak to their sponsorship application in an extension of their admission interview.