The Economist’s Brightest Minds MBA Scholarship Contest 2020 (Win $25,000 Scholarship)

The Economist’s Brightest Minds competition is offering a $25,000 MBA scholarship to a top business school. Don’t miss out, enter now for your chance to win!

Here’s how it works: entrants must take the full-length GMAT simulation test powered by Economist GMAT Tutor; the highest scorer will win a $25,000 MBA scholarship to study at the sponsor school of their choice (see list of our business school partners below). Five randomly-selected participants will also win a $25 Amazon gift card.

Sponsors include:

  • Vlerick Business School
  • The University of Virginia Darden School of Business
  • Schulich School of Business
  • Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
  • Amsterdam Business School, University of Amsterdam
  • Nottingham Trent University
  • Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration
  • China Europe International Business School (CEIBS)
  • University of Liverpool Management School
  • Alliance Manchester Business School
  • Emlyon Business School


The highest-scoring participant will be awarded a $25,000 scholarship to one of our business school partners. Five randomly selected contest entrants will receive a $25 Amazon gift card.


Contest open only to university graduates who are age 18 or over and not enrolled in or accepted by an MBA program.

Eligible Regions: Open for all


A full-length GMAT practice test, which includes a 75-minute Verbal section and a 75-minute Quant section. Each entrant may sign up for and take the test only once.

Application Deadline: December 16, 2019 (8 Days Remaining)