November 24, 2016

INSEAD Greendale Foundation MBA Scholarships (€35000 each) for Southern and Eastern Africans

INSEAD Greendale Foundation Scholarship

Course(s) Offered: Management, related fields
Course Level: Graduate (Masters)
Provider: Greendale Foundation
Country to Study in: France, Singapore

Scholarship Description
INSEAD, and the Greendale Foundation, have partnered to offer the INSEAD Greendale Foundation Scholarship to disadvantaged Southern and East Africans who wish to pursue an MBA programme at the prestigious INSEAD Business School (the INSEAD MBA programme).

The Trustees of the Greendale Foundation wish to provide access to the INSEAD MBA programme to disadvantaged Southern and East Africans who are committed to developing international management expertise in Africa and who plan their careers in the Southern and East African regions.

Scholarship recipients must return to work in these African regions within 3 years of graduation; in the event this condition is not met, the recipients will be asked by INSEAD to refund their scholarship within the fourth year after completion of the MBA Programme.

INSEAD Greendale Foundation Scholarship

Eligibility
Candidates must be nationals from Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa (disadvantaged backgrounds), Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia or Zimbabwe (from disadvantaged backgrounds)who have undergone the major part of their education in Southern or East Africa.

Selection Criteria:
Preference will be given to those who have worked in the above-mentioned countries prior to INSEAD. The candidate's financial situation will also be taken into consideration.

Eligible groups
Citizens of Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe

Participating Institutions
INSEAD Graduate Business School -- The Business School for the World

Fields of study
Maters of Business Administration, MBA
(towards developing international management expertise in Africa)

Number of awards
Not specified by provider

Sponsorship Duration
The scholarship is a onetime financial award to cover for tuition fee

Scholarship Benefits
The scholarship value of €35,000 is granted for each scholarship recipient

Method of Application
To be considered for the INSEAD Greendale Foundation Scholarship, complete the appropriate scholarship application (found on the official website). In addition, you are to complete and submit essays as described below.

ESSAY TOPIC:
1). In 350-400 words describe (a) why you wish to undertake the INSEAD MBA (b) how you envisage contributing to the future development of Southern or East Africa after graduation, and (c) why you should be selected for this scholarship.
2). In 150-200 words provide a concise but accurate description of your financial circumstances as well as a cash flow forecast for the year at INSEAD (details of income set against all expenditures).

It is important to carefully read through the Scholarship application guideline, to see the current INSEAD Greendale Foundation Scholarship page, and to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information on this scholarship application.

DEADLINES:
Submission of applications is for two classes - July class (starts in September) and December class (starts in January). Each of these classes have three application rounds, and deadline dates are as below.

For July 2018 class, Round 1 applications OPEN 24 October 2016 and CLOSE 7 November 2016; Round 2 applications OPEN 16 January 2017 and CLOSE 31 January 2017; and Round 3 applications OPEN 27 February 2017 and close 13 March 2017.

For December 18 Class, Round 1 application OPENS 24 April 2017 and CLOSE 8 May 2017; Round 2 applications OPEN 5 June 2017 and CLOSE 19 June 2017; while Round 3 OPENS 17 July 2017 and CLOSES 31 July 2017.

PLEASE NOTE:
INSEAD is one of the world’s leading and largest graduate business schools. With campuses in Europe (France), Asia (Singapore) and Middle East (Abu Dhabi), INSEAD’s business education and research spans three continents.

Application Deadline: 31 Jan / 13 Mar / 8 May / 19 Jun / 31 Jul 2017
Open for International Students: Yes

More Scholarship Information and Application

Related: Turkish Government Research Fellowships for International Students

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