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The GMAT Talent and Opportunity Scholarship

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Apply for a GMAT Talent and Opportunity Scholarship!

GMAT 2023 Scholarship winners

Applying for a Business Master’s or an MBA is an important investment and a GMAT Talent and Opportunity Scholarship is available to support you with your application into your dream business school.

This year, ten successful applicants will receive an award worth €4,500 (approximate retail value).

The 2024 Scholarship program is now open. Gain a unique advantage to help strengthen your future career foundation and business school application.

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Scholarship Award

Ten successful applicants will each receive an award worth €4,500:

  • A GMAT preparation course with a GMAT instructor 
  • A voucher to cover the full cost of the GMAT Focus Exam
  • A GMAT Official Practice Exam package
  • Admissions consulting with Fortuna M7 IGNITE program
  • Intercultural course with CulturaGo
  • A 12-month Calm app subscription


Scholarship purpose

Through this scholarship, GMAC aims to promote inclusivity within business school and reduce barriers for underrepresented groups.

The scholarship is open to all, but we strongly encourage applications from women, people with disabilities, ethnic minorities, socio-economically diverse, LGBTQ+ and non-binary candidates. because we believe that these groups are typically underrepresented in the business school community.

How to apply

Prepare a written answer to each of these questions and upload your response to the application page.   

Q1: How has your background shaped the person you are today?

  • Examples can be drawn from your family, cultural, work, education or personal experiences.
  • Prompt: Please describe the key influences and events that have played a significant role in your personal development.
  • Write up to 300 words.


Q2: Given your unique background and the person you are today, how do you envision contributing to the diverse learning environment of a business school?

  • Prompt: What specific perspectives or experiences will you bring to enrich the learning experience of your peers.
  • Write up to 300 words.


We look forward to receiving your application. Apply now! Applications close June 14, 2024.

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We are delighted to work with our sponsors, who will be providing:

Admissions Consulting

GMAT Test Preparation Courses

Intercultural course

  • CulturaGo


    Application tips

  • Prepare your answers to the questions in advance of completing the application form.
  • Be authentic: Share your genuine experience and aspirations, making your application unique and memorable.
  • Address the question: Ensure your answers directly address the prompts.
  • Connect your experience with aspirations: Detail how your past experiences will contribute to a business school environment and define your future business school aspirations.
  • Showcase diversity and growth: Focus on specific moments of personal growth and how your diverse experiences equip you for business school.


Eligibility criteria

  • The awards will be offered to applicants based in Europe considering applying to any GMAT-accepting business school around the globe.
  • Applicants do not need to be European nationals but must have an up-to-date and legal resident visa to qualify.
  • Applicants must be applying to business school in the 2025/2026 academic year.
  • Access full official rules here.

Decisions will be communicated by email in early July