Application Deadline: 30TH JUNE 2022
The Mansion House Scholarship Scheme provide support to enable the brightest and the best people from the financial and professional services sector to undertake advanced study or work experience related to the activities of the City of London. Following the visit of Vincent Keaveny, the 693rd Lord Mayor of London, to Cardiff in April 2022, The Worshipful Livery Company of Wales has been asked to nominate a person from Wales for a scholarship in 2022/3.
The scholarship is available to someone who has either been accepted to study at post graduate level at a reputable British university or to attend a short attachment or business training course in the City of London. It is the scholar’s responsibility to secure the vacancies they seek and to the necessary funding needed to undertake their chosen course or training opportunity. The scholarship may be used to contribute to the overall funding of the course.
Applicants must be from Wales, graduates with at least a bachelor’s degree from a reputable university (which may be outside of Wales), and be aged under 35, They must want to study or undertake training in a topic related to the professional or financial services which are carried out in the City of London. Traditional subjects such as law, finance, and insurance are eligible as are newer activities such as computing, cyber security, and telecommunications. Anything which takes place to a significant extent in the City of London is potentially a subject that can be supported. People attending an MBA similar course would also be eligible.
The selected scholar will receive invitations to attend events in the City, including a banquet with the Lord Mayor of London in the Mansion House. The WLCoW and other City Livery Companies will also provide support to the scholar during their period of study and beyond.
The Scheme is administered as a Charitable Trust, with an independent Chairman and five appointed Trustees. Nevertheless the selection of scholars remains in the personal gift of the Lord Mayor of the City of London, and those awarded scholarships are known as Mansion House Scholars. The Worshipful Livery Company of Wales (WLCoW) has been asked to make recommendations about suitable candidates for a scholarship in 2022.