NEW YORK, Aug. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Planning to pursue the prestigious master's degree in business administration (MBA)? Meet one of the best ways to pay for a significant portion of your tuition: Economist GMAT Tutor's 2016 Brightest Minds MBA Scholarship Contest, which launches today.
The contest aims to find one of the world's "Brightest Minds" who plans to attend business school, and help fund his or her education. The title and $25,000 scholarship will be awarded to the highest scorer on Economist GMAT Tutor's free online simulation of the GMAT, the standardised test required by the majority of business schools due to its measurement of analytical, writing, quantitative and verbal skills.
Dan Gherasimenco, a 29-year-old Canadian entrepreneur who is in the midst of launching a new company in the fashion industry with his fiancée, beat more than 4,000 other contest entrants around the world by scoring highest on Economist GMAT Tutor's Spring 2016 GMAT simulation exam. He will apply the scholarship towards tuition at the Schulich School of Business.
The contest is open to anyone who is considering pursuing an MBA or EMBA. The winner may apply their $25,000 scholarship towards tuition to any of the partnering business schools:
- Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
- University of Liverpool Management School
- Johns Hopkins Carey Business School
- Alliance Manchester Business School
- Oregon State University
- Ivey Business School
- Copenhagen Business School
- The University of Edinburgh Business School
- Schulich School of Business
- The University of Virginia Darden School of Business
- Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, City University of New York
- School of Business at Stevens Institute of Technology
The contest will close on October 15th 2016. The winner will be announced by November 18th.
Contest entrants must qualify under the Terms & Conditions.
For information about partnership opportunities, contact Richard Dexter at +1 212-554-0662 or RichardDexter@economist.com.
About Economist GMAT Tutor (gmat.economist.com)
Economist GMAT Tutor is an online GMAT prep course offered by The Economist Group.
The online program guides students through the academic topics and test taking skills that they will need to master the test. The program is adaptive, meaning that it uses students' correct and incorrect answers to create tailored courses customized to their needs.
About The Economist (economist.com)
With a growing global circulation (more than 1.5 million including both print and digital) and a reputation for insightful analysis and perspective on every aspect of world events, The Economist is one of the most widely recognised and well-read current affairs publications.
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SOURCE The Economist