Course(s) Offered: Business, Finance and related fields
Course Level: Postgraduate (masters)
Provider: Freddy Salem
Country to Study in: France, Singapore
A successful entrepreneur since he graduated from INSEAD, Freddy Salem (MBA '66) has run several private businesses in West Africa, Russia and the US.
Keen to foster economic development in West Africa, Freddy Salem supports education initiatives that develop business talent for the region.
In awarding these scholarships, INSEAD shall particularly seek candidates from Nigeria, Ghana, Togo and Benin.
Candidates must be nationals from a West Africa country (preferably Nigeria, Ghana, Togo and Benin) and will have spent most of their lives and received most or part of their education in Africa. Preference will be given to candidates who require proven financial assistance.
Candidates for the INSEAD scholarships will need to demonstrate: (a) academic achievement and promise (b) aptitude for business and financial management, and (c) a strong likelihood of spending the better part of their working careers in West Africa.
Targeted at postgraduate candidates from Nigeria, Ghana, Togo and Benin
INSEAD France and Singapore
Fields of Study
MBA, financial management and related degree programmes
Up to €20,000 financial aid will be awarded
The scholarship is a one time financial offer to pay for the recipients’ full time MBA programme
Method of Application
To be considered for this scholarship please refer to the INSEAD Need-based Scholarship pages and submit your application and background material accordingly. All scholarship applications are online except where mentioned otherwise in the scholarship guide.
The essays submitted for INSEAD Need-based Scholarships will be reviewed
To submit an application, first follow the instructions in the Scholarship Guide and get yourself registered.
The annual deadline date for the July Class is 13 February (starts in September) AND that for the December Class is 22 August (starts in January). These are offered every year.
You may also need to visit the INSEAD Africa Initiative.
Application Deadline: 13 February / 22 August 2013
Open to International students: No(ONLY Nigeria, Ghana, Togo and Benin students)
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