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QS Leadership Scholarship

Scholarship for Leadership
QS Leadership Scholarship
Value: US$10,000
Recipient(s): 1
Level: Masters
Deadline: 30th April 2018

QS is proud to announce the following scholarship exclusive to attendees of the QS World Grad School Tour. This scholarship is designed to identify applicants who possess strong leadership skills.

Scholarship value: US$ 10,000

Recipients: 1

Criteria: To be eligible for the scholarship, you need to attend a QS World Grad School Tour fair and complete the QS Graduate Applicant Survey.

Application process: Complete your scholarship application and attach the required essay (see topic below).

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by QS Scholarship Team within two weeks after the deadline. The winner will be announced online, pending acceptance to a graduate (non MBA) program. 

Essay topic: "Where I have demonstrated responsible leadership, or innovation, and how it made a difference either in my community or in my work"

Word limit: Maximum 500 words

Please indicate your full name, scholarship title and QS fair you have attended (example: QS World Grad School Tour- London- March 2017) at the beginning of your essay. These words will not count towards the essay limit.

Deadline: 30th April 2018


Note:  QS is responsible to transfer the scholarship amount to the Business School/University on behalf of the Winner.

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I'd like to attend the QS World Grad School Tour but there's none close to my location (Papua New Guinea). Any alternative prerequisite to 'attendence' to qualify for the scholarships application?

is it possible not to attend the world grand tour and still get the scholarship?

Hi, I am not able to fill 10 Universities in which I am interested as it is not providing any list of universities and not proceeding to another tab for next school. How should I proceed it?

Hi Ritika, please could you email [email protected] to report this issue, and the scholarship team will be able to help you further.

Hi, I couldn't finish the survey. Apparently it stops over 50%. how should I proceed?

Hi Karina, sorry about that. Please could you email [email protected] with details of the problem you're having, and my colleagues will assist you.

Can I still apply If I'm deciding between a master or phd program?

Dear QS Staff Writers,
I am a university student in field of Bio-Medicine and I have completed QS Applicant Survery for several scholarships (Academic Excellence, USD10,000, and Leader Scholarship), and also have sent email to the QS email address, however, I haven't received any reply yet from the QS whether my applications are reviewed and if they could be approved? Could you please let me know please? THANK YOU VERY MUCH!

Hi, will the MiM (Master's in Management) program eligible for this scholarship ?

when ama supposed to fill in my name, number and email it stops and says please enter a valid number. and i have entered a valid number already
any help please. Thanks

Hello. I could't finish my applicant survey. It stops about 55% and do not me allow to go
further. How should I proceed?

I'm facing the same problem. How should I proceed?

Hi Laura, after i submit my essay will I also receive a confirmation email? or will it just be announced on the website?

Hi Sade, I'm afraid we don't send confirmation emails to all entrants, however you will be contacted if you're shortlisted and chosen as the winner. We will also announce the winner with an article on the site. :)

Hello! Kind of confused here - I attended the event, completed the survey, and applied for 2 scholarships via this website (academic excellence and leadership scholarships) - but never got a confirmation e-mail or any other confirmation that my applications were received. I as well mailed to [email protected] and [email protected] to get some help on checking that, but never got any feedback on that. Really confused, can u help me out with that and check?

Hi Laura, could a candidate submit two different essays for the same scholarchip?

Hi Efren, please only submit one application essay per scholarship. Best of luck!

Hi Laura, can MBA students apply to this scholarship? The description appears to contradict itself on this point.

Hi Dana. This scholarship is only for non-MBA graduate programs (ie. other master's degrees or PhD programs). We offer over on our sister site,

Hello, I would like to know if it is possible that I apply for the scholarship to study a Master related with investigation in UFRJ (Brazil). I am already accepted by the University to study there.
Thank you for your help.

Hi Samuel, it sounds like you're eligible! You now just need to follow the application steps outlined above. Best of luck!

am interested...need more assistance

How can I attend the QS World Grad School Tour fair?

Hi Jelili. You just need to find the event nearest to you here, and then register online for your free place. Hope you can make it!

please can i submit my essay before i attend the grad school tour?

Hi Clement, I'm afraid you will first need to attend a grad school tour event before you can apply for a scholarship. 

Hi, I wanted to know if there are any scholarships available for studying at IE Business School or HEC Paris for Masters' In Finance.

Hi,I wanted to know if there is any available scholarship for studying in Germany. Please, give information about it.

Hi Shahzod, we've listed a range of scholarships to study in Germany here. :)

Hi Supreeth, I'd recommend having a look on the official websites of IE Business School and HEC Paris to see if they offer any scholarships for your course. 

Hello, I am applying to the UK for masters. Can any one tell me about any fully funded scholarships that aren't passed thier deadline. Thanks

Hi Alma, please take a look at our list of scholarships to study in the UK. :)

i am doing electrical engineering 3rd semester from BUETK Pakistan. will some body tell about fully founded scolarship in any country plz?

Hi Muhammad, please have a look at our list of scholarships for engineering students. Our main page of scholarships to study abroad includes many other scholarship listings for various countries and regions. Good luck!

Hola hola, how are you? I am interested on applying for an scholarship but I did receive an e-mail with the applicant survey... Could you help me in order to submit my application,

Thank you!

Hi Yulieth, if you've attended a QS World Grad School Tour fair you can fill in the applicant survey . :)

Dear Sabrina, thank you so much for your reply. I could appy, but I did not received any confirmation. How can I know my status or if everything was ok. Chaao

Hi Yulieth, I'm sure everything's fine, but you can drop an email s[email protected] to find out the status of your application. Hope this helps.

I filled out all the required form , but while trying to attach the essay I could not do it . I tried to fill it again but it seems that the system does not allow to fill it with the same data . how should I proceed?

Hi Lua, please could you send an email to [email protected] explaining what has happened and attaching your essay. :)

can you any one suggest me essay format and how to dispatch can i create an essay?

Hi Rizwan, please take a look at our article on how to write a winning scholarship essay. 

Hi. Can anyone suggest me to get a scholarship in Norway?

Hi Nimet, please take a look at our list of scholarships to study in Europe's Nordic countries, which includes scholarships for Norway.

I wonder that is it possible to apply for "QS leadership scholarship" and "Academic Excellence" at the same time? I've attended QS World Grad Schools this year and already got admitted by ESSEC Advanced Master program for 2016 intake. So I would like to know which scholarship am I eligible to apply?

Many thanks!

Hi. I am new here. Suggest me to get a scholarship in Australia, US or Canada in Forensic Psychology.

Hi. I am new here. Suggest me to get a scholarship in Australia, US or Canada in Forensic Psychology.

I'm only in my third year of a four-year honours program, and am looking at Grad Schools early to make sure I have time to see all my options. Am I still eligible to apply for scholarships this year, or do I have to wait until next year when I'm applying to grad schools?


Has the winner of this scholarship been chosen/announced yet?

Hello, where can I find the dates and places where the QS World Grad School Tour fairs will be held?
Many Thanks