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Chance to win with LUMS and The Economist’s Brightest Minds MBA Scholarship Contest

MBA students

17 February 2016

Lancaster University Management School is one of 13 top business schools from around the world taking part in The Economist’s Brightest Minds MBA Scholarship Contest.

The competition - run by The Economist Careers Network - aims to find one of the world's "brightest minds" and help fund his or her education at a top business school.

The title and $25,000 scholarship will be awarded to the highest scorer on Economist GMAT Tutor's online simulated GMAT exam.

The contest is open to anyone who is interested in pursuing an MBA or EMBA and the winner can apply their scholarship towards tuition to any of the contest’s business school sponsors, including LUMS.

The most recent winner, Chris Brennan, beat more than 6,000 entrants around the world by scoring highest on Economist GMAT Tutor's simulation test.  The New Jersey-based manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers also penned the most compelling tie-breaker essay, defeating 120 other finalists.

Lancaster MBA Programme Director Peter Lenney said: “This is a fantastic opportunity for talented professionals to enhance their existing expertise and boost their future career by studying an MBA.

The Lancaster MBA is ranked number one in the world for corporate strategy ahead of Harvard and 4th in the UK and 35th in the world overall by the FT Global MBA rankings 2016.”

The closing date is April 30th, 2016 and the winner will be announced by May 31st.

To find out more, and view the terms and conditions of the competition, visit the Economist Careers Network website.