May 18, 2015

Switzerland: Jim Ellert MBA Scholarships for Africans, Southeast Asians, and Central/Eastern Europeans

Jim Ellert MBA Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Business Administration
Course Level: Postgraduate (MBA)
Provider: IMD
Country to Study in: Switzerland

Scholarship Description
Every year, the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) supports about half of the MBA class by granting them scholarships or loans. The total amount of scholarships available each year is around CHF500'000 and CHF 1.3 million for loans.

The Jim Ellert MBA Scholarships is offered and given to citizens from Africa, Central and Eastern Europe and the South-Eastern Asian Peninsula.

The scholarship are intended to attract students from the above-mentioned areas and regions of the world who wish to pursue an MBA Degree at IMD.

IMD: Jim Ellert MBA Scholarships

Eligibility
Candidates who have already applied to the full-time IMD MBA program.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate strong financial need (with preference given to women). Demonstrate financial need by completing the Financial Aid Application and submitting a 500 word essay.

Candidates will also be considered on the basis of merit as per the quality of their admission application.

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

Eligible groups
Nationals and citizens from the following regions:
  • Africa,
  • Central and Eastern Europe (including all former Soviet republics), and
  • South-Eastern Asian Peninsula (Thailand, Myramar, Cambodia, Loas, Vietnam, Malaysia and Indonesia)
Participating Institution(s)
International Institute for Management Development, IMD; Lausanne, Switzerland

Fields of study
Masters in Business Administration (MBA)

Number of awards
One (1) scholarship will be awarded

Scholarship benefits
The total value of the award is CHF 20,000

Method of Application
You must have been accepted into the IMD MBA Program before you can apply for this scholarship. You can apply for admission into an IMD program by using the MBA online application form before any of the program application deadlines listed below.

You must also submit an essay on “Why I would like to do an MBA at IMD” (maximum 500 words) together with the scholarship application form.

The quality of the admission application will also be taken into consideration. All applications must reach IMD on or before the deadline stipulated below.

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) to access the application form and for complete information on how to apply for this scholarship.

DEADLINE:
Applications are accepted every year.

The deadline for applications into the IMD MBA Program is February 1, April 1, June 1, August 1 and September 1.

The deadline for scholarship applications is always on or before the 30th day of September of any year of applying.

PLEASE NOTE:
Applicants are required to submit an MBA Financial Aid Application Form (see website via link below).

Candidates will also be considered on the basis of merit as per the quality of their admission application.

IMD business school is a Private Business School in Lausanne, Switzerland. IMD was established in 1990 following the merger of two business schools: IMI, founded in Geneva by Alcan in 1946; and IMEDE, founded in Lausanne in 1957 by Nestlé.

The School is one of the world's premier business and management institutions. In 2012, 2013 and 2014, 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 2015
Open to International students: Yes

More Scholarship Information and Application

Related: List of Undergraduate and Postgraduate Scholarships

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