Course(s) Offered: Business, management
Course Level: Masters (MBA)
Provider: Shell, IMD MBA Alumni
Country to Study in: Switzerland
IMD awards a number of scholarships to its international MBA students from various countries across the world. One of such scholarship awards is the IMD MBA Alumni Scholarships.
The IMD MBA Alumni Scholarships are designed to encourage diversity in the class, with each scholarship awarded to a different region of the world.
Candidates who have already applied to the full-time IMD MBA program.
Scholarships are awarded to citizens, but not necessarily current residents, of each of these regions: Asia, Africa/Middle East, Latin America, Eastern Europe and Western Europe/North America/Oceania
Citizens of countries in the regions mentioned above
International Institute for Management Development (IMD), Lausanne, Switzerland
Fields of study
Masters in Business Administration (MBA)
Number of Awards
Five (5) will be awarded - one from each region mentioned above
Award value of each scholarship is CHF 30,000
Method of Application
Before applying for this scholarship, you must have applied for IMD admissions using the MBA online application form by any of the program application deadlines, and been accepted into the IMD MBA Program.
To apply to this scholarship after your acceptance, you must demonstrate financial need by completing the IMD's Financial Aid Application and submitting a 1,000 word essay. Essays should be personal and visionary, and include a clear description of how the solution could be implemented in a sustained manner. Essay topic to write on is: 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?
It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) to apply for admission into the IMD program; to download the current Essay Template and MBA Financial Aid Application Form; and for complete information on how to apply for this award.
Apply for IMD admissions by any of the following application deadlines: February 1, April 1, June 1, August 1 and September 1 every year. The deadline for scholarship applications is 30 September every year
For essays, draw on your own experiences in your answer, rather than on general, broad statements. The committee is looking for essays that are personal, visionary and demonstrate leadership, which include a clearly articulated description of how the solution could be implemented.
IMD business school is in Lausanne, Switzerland. It is one of the world's premier business and management institutions. In 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015, it was ranked first in open programs worldwide by the Financial Times. It offers the world's best MBA program according to Forbes 2011 and 2013 biennial rankings.
Application Deadline: 30 September 2016
Open to International Students: Yes
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Related: List of Scholarships in Switzerland for International Students