INSEAD Greendale Foundation Scholarship for Southern and East Africans, 2014
The Trustees of the Greendale Foundation offer MBA scholarship for Southern and East Africans (from disadvantaged backgrounds) who have undergone the major part of their education in Southern or East Africa. Preference will be given to those who have worked there prior to INSEAD. The candidate’s financial situation will also be taken into consideration. The application deadline is 22 August 2013 for the December Class (starts in January 2014).
Study Subject (s): Scholarship is provided in the field of business administration.
Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing master’s degree level.
Scholarship Provider: The Trustees of the Greendale Foundation
Scholarship can be taken at: INSEAD Campuses
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. Preference will be given to those who have worked there prior to INSEAD. The candidate’s financial situation will also be taken into consideration.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Students of Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia or Zimbabwe can apply for this scholarship.
Scholarship Description: 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.
Number of award (s): Not Known
Duration of award (s): Not Known
What does it cover? Total offer is about €35,000.
Selection Criteria: Preference will be given to those who have worked there prior to INSEAD. The candidate’s financial situation will also be taken into consideration.
Notification: Scholarship decisions for Rounds 1 and 2 will be communicated by e-mail from mid to late October and for Round 3 by the end of October.
How to Apply: -The mode of applying is online.
-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.
-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).
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadlines are: Round 1and 2; 22 August 2013 for the December Class (starts in January 2014) 5 October 2013 for round 3.
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