Apply For IMD MBA Scholarships 2017 (Worth CHF500’000)

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International Institute for Management Development business school,Lausanne, Switzerland is currently receiving applications for  a list of scholarships awarded by the institution to enable young leaders from developing countries to earn the IMD MBA degree.

List of Scholarships

MBA Class Scholarship for Emerging Markets  – CHF 200’000 (to be split between the winners of the scholarship)

  • Demonstrate financial need by completing our Financial Aid Application
  • Good academic results (GMAT)
  • Strong reference letters
  • Steady career progression

Staton Scholarship (x 1) CHF 50,000

This is open to applicants from South America (with the exception of Brazil) on condition that the applicant will return to South America for at least three years after graduation.

To be considered, applicants must;

  • Demonstrate financial need by completing our Financial Aid Application and submit a 750 word essay on:
    The role of entrepreneurship in moving my country forward and my contribution to that goal.

IMD MBA Future Leaders Scholarships (x 3) CHF 30,000

This is will be awarded to applicants who demonstrate exceptional leadership understanding.

To be considered, applicants must

  • Submit a 750 word essay on:
    It has been said that success in business requires flexibility to be responsive, but also commitment to a recognized set of values. Discuss using your personal and professional experience.

IMD MBA Alumni Scholarships (x 5) CHF 30,000

One scholarship is awarded to a citizen, but not necessarily current resident, of each region: Asia, Africa/Middle East, Latin America, Eastern Europe and Western Europe/North America/Oceania.

To be considered, applicants must

  • Demonstrate financial need by completing our Financial Aid Application and submit a 1,000 word essay on:
    Identify one issue in your region / country which you consider a priority to address. Why would you choose this issue? How would you, as a business leader, personally address it and ensure your action has a sustainable impact?
    Essays should be personal and visionary, and include a clear description of how the solution could be implemented in a sustained manner.

Nestlé Scholarship for Women (x 1) CHF 25,000

Preference is given to women from developing countries*.

To be considered, applicants must

  • Demonstrate financial need by completing our Financial Aid Application and 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?

*Employees of Nestlé and its subsidiaries are not eligible

Jim Ellert Scholarship (x 1) CHF 20,000

Preference is given to citizens from Africa, Central and Eastern Europe and the South-Eastern Asian Peninsula.

To be considered, applicants must

  • Demonstrate financial need by completing our Financial Aid Application and submit a 500 word essay on:
    Why I would like to do an MBA at IMD?
    The quality of the admission application will also be taken into consideration

 

Application Process

Interested and qualified applicants are expected to use the IMD MBA Scholarship Template to write their essays. They are also to complete the  MBA Financial Aid Application Form and submit full application to mbafinance@imd.org

All essays should reflect your personal point of view expressed in your own words, if necessary supported by proper citation.

Applicants may apply to several of these scholarships at the same time but only one scholarship can be awarded per candidate

Application Deadline

Deadline for application is 30 September, 2016.

For more information, visit the official page.

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