Brightest Minds contest winner is awarded $25,000 scholarship to business school
(New York, NY) – Today Economist GMAT Tutor, a GMAT test preparation course from Which MBA? at The Economist Group, announced the winner of its $25,000 Brightest Minds MBA Scholarship Contest at its annual spring business school fair.
Rishabh P. of India received the highest score on the Economist GMAT Tutor’s simulation test, beating 4,500 other contest entrants. He then competed in a tie-breaker essay writing task with contest participants who also received the highest score, which he won. “I am thrilled beyond words on winning the first Brightest Minds MBA Scholarship Contest. The opportunity is not only a great stimulus to one's preparation for GMAT, but also a huge encouragement in the entire MBA application process,” says Rishabh. He has one year to apply and gain acceptance to one of the participating business schools in order to receive the scholarship.
“Not only are we happy to help fund a promising student’s MBA journey, but we successfully fostered connections between several thousand people who entered the contest and our eighteen business school sponsors,” said Adam Ingberman, Head of Which MBA? at The Economist Group. He added that the level of competition and engagement exceeded his expectations. The next Brightest Minds MBA Scholarship Contest launches later this summer.
Rishabh can apply the scholarship towards tuition at any of the Brightest Minds business school partners, pending his acceptance:
- The Rady School of Management
- UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School
- International University Of Monaco
- Melbourne Business School
- Audencia Nantes, School of Management
- CEIBS – China Europe Int’l Business School
- University of Virginia Darden School of Business
- National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School
- HEC Paris MBA
- Indiana University Kelley School of Business
- Yonsei University School of Business (Yonsei Global MBA)
- University of Oregon Lundquist College of Business
- Warwick Business School
- University of Florida MBA Programs
- Grenoble Graduate School of Business
- University of Edinburgh Business School
- The St. Gallen MBA
- Weatherhead School of Management Global MBA
About Which MBA? (economist.com/whichmba)
Which MBA? is a division of The Economist Newspaper Group, NA, which offers a suite of online products serving both prospective MBA students and business schools who wish to reach this audience. Our consumer products for prospective students include a GMAT preparation course, annual MBA rankings, and content on Economist.com. We offer multi-media advertising solutions for business schools ranging from online MBA fairs, to traditional online and print mediums, to custom white-label lead generation tools.
About The Economist (economist.com)
With a growing global circulation (approximately 1.6 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. The paper covers politics, business, science and technology, and books and arts, concluding each week with the obituary. Its website offers articles from the past ten years, in addition to web-only content such as blogs, debates and audio/video programmes. The Economist is now available to download for reading on Android, iPhone, or iPad devices.
*Audit Bureau of Circulations UK and Alliance for Audited Media US, January-June 2013
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