Augustana University in the US has today launched a full-time on-campus MBA program for Indian students and is offering scholarships worth up to $1 lakh for undergraduate applicants. Interested candidates can apply for the course from the official website of the university — augie.edu.
The MBA program will start in Spring (February 2023) and Fall (August 2023), for which candidates have until November 1 and June 1 respectively to complete the application forms .
Indian students have the option to complete their MBA program. The first is a 4+1 track that offers undergraduate students the flexibility and timeliness to earn both a bachelor’s degree and an MBA in five years. The second option is the two-year track which is designed for Indian students who have already completed a bachelor’s degree at another university and are now seeking an MBA.
Depending on the course design, all Indian students selected for the program will receive a scholarship, ranging from $15000 to $25000 per year.
To be eligible for the courses, candidates must have a minimum IELTS score of 6 and a GPA of 3. Candidates who have a good portfolio of extra-curricular activities would have an advantage over other students, in cases of a tie.
In addition to filling out the application form on the university’s official website, candidates will also need to submit a personal statement, high school (or university) transcripts, proof of English proficiency , proof of funding for one year of study and a copy of the passport photo page. In addition to these, candidates applying for the two-year program will also need to submit two letters of recommendation and a GRE or GMAT scorecard (in case the GPA is below 3).