Leo Tong Chen Scholarships



Leo Tong Chen is a Saïd Business School alumnus who completed the MBA programme in 2001. He was a young entrepreneur when he joined the MBA programme and went on to found dGav Capital, a venture capital investment management firm focusing on new material, new energy, electronic vehicles, environment protection, healthcare, biotechnology and artificial intelligence sectors. In 2017, Tong Chen felt he was now at the point in his career where he was able to give something back.

For the 2024-25 class, we can offer two scholarships for £30,000.

Scholarship details



Number available


Eligibility criteria

You must be ordinarily resident in one of the following countries: 

  • China
  • United Kingdom
  • USA
  • Australia
  • New Zealand

Selection criteria

Awarded on the basis of academic excellence demonstrated through degree results, GMAT or GRE score, previous university prizes and awards, and other academic achievements.

How to apply

No additional application is required. We will use the details in your MBA application form to determine eligibility.



No fixed application deadline. 

All eligible offer-holders will be considered after each MBA admissions deadline. We cannot guarantee the availability of this scholarship in our later application stages, so early application is recommended. 

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Apply to the MBA or 1+1 MBA

Visit our programme pages to find out more about the programme, the admissions requirements, and how to apply. You can also contact the MBA recruitment team for a discussion about your suitability for the programme.