Various IMD MBA Scholarships for Women (and Men) in Africa and Other Developing Nations 2018/2019

Application Deadline: The deadline for applying for all of these IMD MBA scholarships is 30th September 2017. Course starts January 2017

Offered annually? Yes

The International Institute for Management Development (IMD) business school Switzerland offers the following Merit and Need-based MBA Scholarships for students from Africa and developing countries in 2017

  • Nestle Scholarship for Women (Need-Based)
  • MBA Class Scholarship for Emerging Markets  – CHF 200’000 (to be split between the winners of the scholarship)
  • IMD MBA Future Leaders Scholarships(Merit-Based)
  • Jim Ellert Women’s Scholarship(Need-Based)
  • IMD MBA Alumni Scholarships(Need-Based)

Eligible Field of Study: Masters in Business Administration

About IMD Scholarships

IMD – International Institute for Management Development is a nonprofit Business School located in Lausanne, Switzerland. It is widely considered one of the world’s pioneers in Business education and consistently ranked as the top and very business school worldwide.

The IMD MBA scholarships aim to help you finance your year at IMD. You need to have already submitted your admissions application to the full-time IMD MBA program to be considered for one of the scholarships, and will only be awarded a scholarship if you are accepted into the program.

IMD MBA candidates who can demonstrate financial need may also apply for IMD loans (maximum financial aid awarded CHF 65,000).

Essay: The scholarship applications are essay based, with winning essays(Maximum 750 words) typically including the following features:

  • Relevance to the essay title
  • Organization and structure
  • Fully developed arguments
  • Persuasiveness
  • Personal element and/or passion

Nestlé Scholarship for Women (CHF 25,000 scholarship)

The Nestlé Scholarship for Women first awarded in 1997, was initiated by a group of IMD MBA participants who wanted to encourage women to take the MBA. The need-based scholarships aim to help women from developing countries finance your year at IMD.

Essay Topic

  • 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?

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

For citizens of developing countries to enable young leaders who meet the following criteria to earn the IMD MBA degree.

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

IMD MBA Future Leaders Scholarships (CHF 30,000 scholarship)

For applicants who demonstrate exceptional leadership understanding.

  • 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.

Include in your essay the criteria that you would use to select a future global leader, and why.

Jim Ellert Scholarship (CHF 20,000 scholarship)

Scholarship is offered to candidates from Africa, Central & Eastern Europe (including all former Soviet republics), and the South-Eastern Asian Peninsula (Thailand, Myramar, Cambodia, Loas, Vietnam, Malaysia and Indonesia) who have already applied to the full-time IMD MBA program and who demonstrate strong financial need (with preference given to women)

Essay Topic

‘Why I would like to do an MBA at IMD’ (maximum 500 words)

The quality of the admission application will also be taken into consideration

Scholarship Type: Need/Merit based Scholarships for students from developing countries

Selection Criteria: Candidates must have been accepted into the IMD MBA program prior to their application for scholarship.

The scholarship applications are essay based, with winning essays typically including the following features:

  • Relevance to the essay title
  • Organization and structure
  • Fully developed arguments
  • Persuasiveness
  • Personal element and/or passion

Eligibility

  • The scholarship is offered for women and men from developing countries and Worldwide with preference given to women in some programmes
  • Candidates who have already applied to the full-time IMD MBA program and who demonstrate financial need
  • Preference is given to those who wish to return to their countries after graduation.

Number of Scholarships: Several

Duration of Scholarship: For the duration of the Masters programme

To be taken at (country): Switzerland

How can I Apply?

Visit the Scholarship Webpage for details

Sponsors: Scholarships are sponsored by different organization in collaboration with IMD

Important Notes: Scholarship essays, or questions, should be sent to mbafinance@imd.ch

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