Category - MBA

ESMT Women’s Academic Scholarships

ESMT
MBA Degree

Deadline: 1 Jul/1 Oct/2 Nov 2016
Study in:  Germany
Course starts Jan 2017

Brief description:

ESMT offers special-tuition scholarships to female candidates applying to the ESMT Full-time MBA program with an exceptionally strong GMAT score and a record of academic excellence at undergraduate level.

Host Institution(s):

European School of Management and Technology (ESMT) in Germany

Field of study:

Masters in Business Administration (MBA)

Number of Awards:

2

Target group:

Female students from all countries.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The scholarship value is up to €15,000.

Eligibility:

All candidates with a GMAT score of over 700 are eligible.

Application instructions:

Candidates need to provide their official GMAT scores (not older than five years) and should complete the scholarship essay as part of their ESMT online application explaining how they qualify for this scholarship. The scholarship deadline coincides with admissions deadline: 2 April, 1 July, 1 October, and 2 November of the preceding year. Many of ESMT’s competitive scholarships are awarded by the 1 October deadline.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website:  https://www.esmt.org/degree-programs/full-time-mba/fees-and-financing/mba-scholarships

Fondation Rainbow Bridge MBA Scholarships for African and Asian Women

Fondation Rainbow Bridge/HEC
MBA Degree

Deadline: 15 Jun/26 Nov 2017 (annual)
Study in:  Paris, France
Next course starts Sept 2017/Jan 2018

Brief description:

The Fondation Rainbow Bridge Scholarship is available for women from Asian or African countries affected by natural disasters, drought or famine to pursue an MBA programme at HEC Paris.

Host Institution(s):

HEC Paris, France

Level/Field of study:

Masters in Business Administration (MBA)

Number of Awards:

Up to 2 per year

Target group:

Women from Asian or African countries affected by natural disasters, drought or famine.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

€20,000

Eligibility:

Recipients of this scholarship are top-caliber female candidates who have been admitted to the HEC Paris MBA program (full-time only) and who can demonstrate exemplary leadership skills in one or more of the following areas:

•  Community work,
•  Charity engagement,
•  Sustainable development practices.

Women applying must come from an Asian or African country affected by a natural disaster, drought or famine. In addition, they must demonstrate a commitment to solving some of the social and economic issues affecting their countries while working for the long-term security of the people living there.

Application instructions:

Only admitted candidates can apply for this scholarship. You must submit an essay on why you should be named the Fondation Rainbow Bridge Scholar at the HEC MBA Program, while identifying your post-MBA goals.  Deadline is on a rolling basis but please note that you cannot apply for this scholarship if admitted after June 15th for the September intake and after November 26th for the January intake.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website: http://www.mba.hec.edu/Fees-Funding/Scholarships/Fondation-Rainbow-Bridge

Nestle MBA Scholarships for Women from Developing Countries

Nestle/IMD
MBA Degree

Deadline: 30 Sept (annual)
Study in:  Switzerland
Course starts Jan 2017

Brief description:

The Nestlé Scholarship for Women was first awarded in 1997 and was initiated by a group of IMD MBA participants who wanted to encourage women to take the MBA.

Host Institution(s):

IMD in Switzerland

Field of study:

Masters in Business Administration (MBA)

Number of Awards:

One (1)

Target group:

Women  (preference given to women from developing countries)

Scholarship value/inclusions:

CHF 25,000

Eligibility:

Women candidates who have already applied to the full-time IMD MBA program and who demonstrate financial need.  Employees of Nestlé and its subsidiaries are not eligible.

Application instructions:

Before you can be considered for the scholarship, you must have been accepted into an IMD MBA Program. You must also submit a 750 word essay on “Many have argued that greater diversity in the Top Management team of an organization is good for profits and customers. What would you recommend as ways to achieve greater diversity? together with the financial aid application form. The deadline for scholarship applications is 30 September annually.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application forms and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website: http://www.imd.org/programs/mba/admissions/loader.cfm?csModule=security/getfile&pageid=408472

Mo Ibrahim Foundation MBA Scholarships for Sub-Saharan Africans at London Business School

London Business School
Masters Degree

Next Deadline: coincides with admission
Study in:  London, UK
Course starts August 2016

Brief description:

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation Scholarship for Africa supports outstanding students on the full-time MBA programme at London Business School.

Host Institution(s):

London Business School

Field of study:

Masters in Business Administration (MBA)

Number of Awards:

Two

Target group:

Nationals of Sub-Saharan Africa

Scholarship value/inclusions:

Full fees

Eligibility:

The scholarship is open to all successful MBA applicants who are nationals of sub-Saharan Africa.  Recipients of the award are expected to contribute to the School’s marketing efforts in the region.

Application instructions:

Candidates who apply in Stages 1, 2 or 3 and receive an offer for the class of MBA 2018 will be automatically considered for this award.   It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website: http://www.london.edu/programmes/mba/scholarships.html

Jim Ellert MBA Scholarship at IMD

IMD
MBA Degree

Deadline: 30 September (annual)
Study in:  Switzerland
Course starts January 2017

Brief description:

Jim Ellert MBA Scholarships are intended to attract students from Africa, Central & Eastern Europe and the South-Eastern Asian Peninsula who wish to pursue an MBA Degree at IMD.

Host Institution(s):

IMD Switzerland

Field of study:

Masters in Business Administration

Number of Scholarships:

One (1)

Target group:

Nationals from the following regions: Africa, Central & Eastern Europe and the South-Eastern Asian Peninsula.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

CHF 20,000

Eligibility:

Candidates who have already applied to the full-time IMD MBA program and who demonstrate strong financial need.

Application instructions:

Before you can apply for the scholarship, you must have been accepted into an IMD MBA Program. You must also submit a 500 word essay on “Why I would like to do an MBA at IMD?”.  You must complete the MBA Financial Aid Application Form (when requested) and submit your essays before 30 September 2016.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website:  http://www.imd.ch/programs/mba/fees/scholarships/Jim-Ellert.cfm

HEC-Eiffel Scholarships in MBA for Developing Countries

EGIDE/HEC
Masters (MS) Degree

Deadline: within 1 week of admission
Study in:  France
Course starts Sept 2016/Jan 2017

Brief description:

Launched in January 1999 by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Ministère des Affaires Etrangères), the Eiffel Scholarship is designed to bolster international recruiting by French schools of higher education, at a time when competition to attract top foreign students is growing among developed countries.

Host Institution(s):

HEC Paris in France

Field of study:

Masters in Business Administration (MBA)

Number of Awards:

Not specified.

Target group:

Nationals of developing countries

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The Eiffel Scholarship provides participants with a monthly allowance of approximately €1,100, and covers additional expenses including travel, health insurance and cultural activities. Tuition fees are not covered by the scholarship.

Eligibility:

• Only admitted candidates (Full-time option) can apply for this scholarship.

• Candidates aged 30 years old or less

• Non-French nationality candidates only (applicants with dual nationality, one of which is French, are not eligible).

Application instructions:

Only admitted candidates can apply for this scholarship.   The deadline is within one week of admission.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website:  http://www.mba.hec.edu/Fees-Funding/Scholarships/EIFFEL-for-candidates-working-in-emerging-countries

Kofi Annan MBA Scholarships for Developing Country Students

Kofi Annan Foundation/ESMT
MBA Degree

Deadline: 30 Sept (annual)
Study in: Germany
Course starts Jan 2017

Brief description:

The Kofi Annan Business School Foundation provides fellowships for talented and motivated students from developing countries that allow them to obtain a one-year full-time MBA degree at ESMT.

Host Institution(s):

ESMT European School of Management and Technology, Germany in cooperation with the Kofi Annan Business Schools Foundation in The Hague, Netherlands.

Field(s) of study:

One-year, full-time Masters in Business Administration (MBA)

Number of Scholarships:

Up to five fellowships are available each year.

Target group:

Residents of one of the UN-listed LDCs, LLDCs, or of Palestine

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The fellowship covers full tuition and fees and a monthly stipend for living expenses.

Eligibility:

Applicants must be resident in one of the UN’s Least Developed Countries (LDCs),Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs) or Palestine. Applications are encouraged from candidates who hold at least a bachelor’s degree from any academic discipline and demonstrate three years of post-graduate professional experience. All applicants are required to take the GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) before gaining admission to the ESMT Full-time MBA program.

After graduation, Fellows are expected to commit to returning to their home countries or regions to participate for at least three years in the development of the local or regional economy.

Application instructions:

Applications are currently closed.

Fellowships can be awarded only after a candidate has been admitted to the ESMT MBA program.  Applications are only accepted online via ESMT’s website. Potential applicants may also submit a CV for a preliminary check to determine whether they are eligible to apply. The application deadline for the MBA is 30 September.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website:  http://www.esmt.org/degree-programs/full-time-mba/scholarship-programs

SDA Bocconi MBA Scholarships

SDA Bocconi
MBA Degree

Deadline: 31 Mar/30 Apr 2017 (annual)
Study in:  Italy
Course starts Sept 2017

Brief description:

SDA Bocconi School of Management is making available 31 total/partial merit-based tuition waivers to 2017-2018 MBA candidates with an outstanding profile.

Host Institution(s):

SDA Bocconi School of Management, Italy

Level/Field of study:

Masters in Business Administration

Number of Awards:

31 full and partial scholarships

Target group:

Full tuition waivers are open to students from Italy, Europe, and Outside Europe. Partial tuition waivers are open to Africa and Mediterranean Area (Italy excluded), China and Far East, India and South Asia, East Europe and Central Asia, Western Europe (Italy excluded), North America, Central and South America, Mexico, Italy and Women.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

50-100% tuition fee waiver

Eligibility:

To be eligible for the scholarships/tuition waivers applicants must:

  • • Have sent the application to the 2017/18 MBA Program
  • • Look at the pre-requisites for each scholarship/tuition waiver
  • • Send the Scholarship or Tuition waiver Application Form by the deadlines indicated

Application instructions:

To be considered for this scholarship, candidates must apply to the 2017/2018 MBA Program. Candidates can apply to the scholarship/tuition waivers even though their selection process is still in progress.  To apply for the scholarship, applicants must send the Scholarship or Tuition waiver Application Form by the deadline. The next application deadlines for tuition fee waivers is 31 March and 30 April 2017. Please check the information sheets for the specific deadlines for the scholarships.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website:  http://www.sdabocconi.it/en/mba-executive-mba/full-time-mba/admissions/scholarships-funding#content

Skoll MBA Scholarships at Said Business School

Said Business School
MBA Degree

Deadline: 9 Sept/28 Oct 2016, 6 Jan 2017
Study in:  UK
Course starts Sept 2017

Brief description:

The Skoll MBA Scholarship is a competitive scholarship for incoming MBA students who pursue entrepreneurial solutions for urgent social and environmental challenges. The Scholarship provides funding and exclusive opportunities to meet with world-renowned entrepreneurs, thought-leaders and investors.

Host Institution(s):

Said Business School at University of Oxford, UK.

Field of study:

Full-time Masters in Business Administration (MBA)

Number of Awards:

Up to 5 every year

Target group:

Home/international students

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The scholarship covers the full costs of tuition and college fees for the MBA programme as well as partial living expenses based on need, up to an additional £8,000.

Eligibility:

To be considered, you need to meet the following criteria:

  1. Candidates must have started and grown a social venture that has been running for at least 3 years by the time they apply for the MBA, OR they have been responsible for leading a major expansion of an existing social venture or programme within a venture for 3 years by the time they apply for the MBA.
  2. Candidates must demonstrate evidence of personal qualities strongly resonating with entrepreneurial leadership, and illustrate how these have influenced their career path thus far. These qualities include:
  • • Single-mindedness and persistence in pursuit of a social/environmental benefit goal, including a willingness to face failure and start again
  • • A bias towards action rather than reflection
  • • A tendency to explore the environment for opportunities and resources
  • • A willingness to take personal, and sometimes financial, risks
  • • A propensity to develop networks and draw upon their members to pursue mutual goals.
  1. Candidates must demonstrate how a business education can contribute to the wider development of the community within which they work. They will need to illustrate why a business degree at this stage of their career trajectory can help them amplify their impact.
  2. Candidates must demonstrate some evidence of their need for the Scholarship. This may be exhibited, for example, in previous work experiences or personal backgrounds which make self-funding the MBA a significant financial burden.

Application instructions:

To apply for the Skoll Scholarship you first need to apply and be accepted onto the Saïd Business School’s MBA programme. Candidates must apply in stages 1-3 of the MBA admissions process for the 2017-18 academic year.

To be considered for the scholarship, you must tick the “Skoll Scholarship” box when you submit your MBA application. Once you’ve received confirmation that you have been accepted onto the MBA programme, the Skoll Centre will send you a link to the Scholarship online application which you will need to complete.

The deadlines for Stage 1-3 admission rounds are 9 September 2016, 28 October 2016, and 6 January 2017 respectively.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website:  http://skollscholarship.org/