The Dr Nicholas Bowen Award for Excellence


The Dr Nicholas Bowen Award for Excellence was established in 2017, at the wish of Dr Nicholas Bowen. Dr Bowen was instrumental in the success of international business at Regent’s from 1980 to 2012. He was awarded an Honorary Senior Fellowship in 2017, which he was honoured to accept. He was also President of the Chartered Institute of Linguists from 2012 until his death, having worked with the institute for more than 25 years.

Past recipients include: 

Today, the Dr Nicholas Bowen Award for Excellence offers £2,000 to one student who best demonstrates the following attributes: 

  • Academic performance 
  • A spirit of enterprise 
  • Commitment to internationalism 
  • Ability to build community spirit amongst the student body 
Type of funding Academic Award
How many offered? 1
Reward amount £2,000
Level of study Undergraduate students in Years 2 & 3
Nationality All nationalities

Students in Year 2 or 3 of a BA (Hons) Business course:

  • BA (Hons) Global Management
  • BA (Hons) Business and Management
  • BA (Hons) Business and Marketing
  • BA (Hons) Business and Luxury Brand Management
  • BA (Hons) Business and Finance
  • BA (Hons) Business and Entrepreneurship
  • BA (Hons) International Business 
  • BSc (Hons) Business, Technology and Entrepreneurship
Criteria Applicants must be a current student and be in their second or third year of a BA (Hons) Business course. 
Closing date

Midnight Monday 4 March 2024. 

Please note shortlisted applicants will be invited to give a presentation to the selection panel.

Please email [email protected] for more information or to apply. 

How to Apply

This scholarship is awarded through competition. To apply, please complete the following tasks:

1. Please write an 800-1000 word essay on the following topic, according to your own interpretation: 

“The award is given for academic performance, a spirit of enterprise, commitment to internationalism, team spirit and contribution to the student body. How have you demonstrated these attributes in your time at Regent's?” 

2. Please email your final essay to Dr Vincent Ong. 

Click here to start your application.