TWF Ivey Business School Scholarship

The Women’s Foundation is proud to partner with the Ivey Business School in Asia to suport women executives looking to accelerate their careers through participating in the prestigious Ivey Executive MBA programme. Launched in 2013, the awardees of the Scholarship receive a 30% discount on the cost of their tuition. The Scholarship is open to all female Hong Kong residents who have been accepted into the IVEY Executive MBA Programme through the regular enrolment and selection process. Female professionals currently working in Hong Kong who graduated from a local Hong Kong university are particularly encouraged to apply. 


Scholarship Application Process 

For the Ivey EMBA class, general applications usually open in September and close in May. For the scholarship, there are two waves of applications which close in November and in February. A panel of judges selects the three Scholarship winners for each wave of applications based on their suitability to take part in the EMBA programme. 


Past Scholarship Recipients

Our 2013 Scholarship recipients were Cora Hui, Software Development Manager of BMO Financial Group; Elizabeth Li, Business Manager, Vice President of J.P. Morgan; Janet Chung, Platform Development & Strategy Department of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd.; and Frances Wong, Co-Founder of Maze Atelier Ltd.

Our 2014 Scholarship recipients were Edith Ang, Director, Private Wealth Management, Family Services, UBS AG; Natalie Spicer, Manager, Advocacy and Merger Integration Planning, Telstra International Group; Melanie Coate, Senior Manager HR - Global Functions Asia-Pacific, HSBC; Lydia Yang, Managing Director, Gold Mountains (H.K.) - International Mining Co. Ltd.; Laura Brown, Associate Director, Publishing, LexisNexis; andNancy Yee, President, Jong Long East Island Rotary Club and founder of media company, Media Synergy.



According to one of our first Scholarship awardees, Elizabeth Li, Vice President of JP Morgan, “The scholarship programme came to my attention at just the right moment when I felt I needed to hone my decision making and problem solving skills in order to continue to develop in my career.”            

Another Scholarship awardee, Janet Chung, Platform Development & Strategy Department of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd. said, “The EMBA programme will help me develop a global mentality and build my general management skills and experience.” 

About Ivey Business School Asia: The Ivey Business School ( at Western University, the first international business school to establish a standalone campus in Greater China in Hong Kong in 1998, is Canada’s leading provider of relevant, innovation and comprehensive business education. Ivey Asia offers a top-ranked Executive MBA programme, as well as a diverse range of Executive Development programmes to over 1,000 executives annually.


For more details on how to apply, please click here.