Applications are now closed for the 2017 scholarship. The winner was announced at the FEAL Forum Dinner on Wednesday 8 March.

Congratulations to Andrew Spence from Qantas Superannuation Fund who has been awarded the 2017 LSE Executive Education Scholarship.

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Made possible with the support of Aberdeen Asset Management and BNP Paribas Securities Services, this scholarship is for fund CIO’s and senior investment professionals to attend the prestigious LSE Executive Education Courses in London.

LSE website – course information

Presented in conjunction with Aberdeen Asset Management & BNP Paribas Securities Services

The LSE Executive Education Courses Scholarship is designed specifically for current and aspiring fund Chief Investment Officers. Recognising the significant role fund CIOs play as business leaders in their own right, the scholarship is intended to provide a senior investment professional with the opportunity to develop skills in a general management (non-investment) discipline.

Made possible with the support of Aberdeen Asset Management and BNP Paribas Securities Services, the Scholarship covers full-costs associated with return business-class travel, tuition and accommodation for the period of the executive program.

Congratulations to Matthew Condon from Rio Tinto Super awarded the 2016 scholarship to London School of Economics.

FAQs

How do I apply?
To apply for the LSE Scholarship download an application form and save it to your desktop (it is a writeable .pdf). Return completed application via email. If you need assistance please phone (02) 9299 6648.

What is the selection panel looking for?
The selection panel is looking for concise, relevant and informative responses to the questions posed in the application form. In a two or three paragraph response provide a strong ‘business case’ as to why you should receive a Scholarship this year. Consider how the content of LSE would assist you in meeting your professional and career goals, or in achieving specific KPIs. Try to be clear and direct and help the selection panel understand how the Scholarship opportunity would be helpful to you.

Who is on the selection panel?
Your application will be treated with the strictest confidence at all times by our selection panel. The panel will be determined ASAP.

Key dates to remember
Applications close: Friday 10 February 2017

I have submitted an application previously but was not successful – should I apply again?
Former applicants are encouraged to apply. Review your previous Scholarship application and consider how you could improve it. Ensure the question responses reflect your current thoughts and needs.

I am not a FEAL member. Can I still apply?
The ability to receive FEAL scholarships is one of the benefits of FEAL Membership. If you are not currently a member of FEAL then why not apply for membership and a scholarship at the same time. All FEAL members, whether new or existing, are eligible to receive a Scholarship. Click here for membership details.

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Past LSE Scholarship recipients

Kent Robbins

Kent Robbins

Head of Property and Private Markets - UniSuper

Kent is head of Property and Private Markets at UniSuper and was awarded the 2014 scholarship to London School of Economics Executive Education Courses. Kent says: "I am very fortunate to work in an industry where people like me have an opportunity to secure a scholarship to study at the LSE over summer. …

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David Morris

David Morris

Finance and Investments Operations, HESTA

David was the recipient of the 2015 scholarship to London School of Economics Executive Education Courses. Of his experience, David says: "I applied for the scholarship as I saw it as a fantastic opportunity to develop my leadership skills and bring back some insights to HESTA that I could share. The…

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Terms and Conditions

  • Applications received after the specified deadline will not be considered.
  • The decision of the selection panel is final and no subsequent correspondence will be entered into.
  • The LSE Scholarship is only open to FEAL members and applicants must be employed with their fund at the time of the Scholarship.
  • Non members are eligible to apply. If successful you must join FEAL to receive your Scholarship.
  • Successful applicants may be called upon to deliver a report to FEAL members.
  • FEAL Directors are not eligible to apply.
  • The Scholarship covers business class travel, accommodation and tuition (travel expenses and costs outside this must be covered by the recipient).