INSEAD Lister Vickery Memorial Scholarship for Eastern Europe or Central Asia Students, 2014
INSEAD Business School is offering one need based MBA scholarship. Applicants from Eastern Europe or Central Asia who show potential for pursuing a career in industry in the region are eligible for this MBA scholarship. Amount of award is €5,000. Applicants must demonstrate financial need. The online application is submitted 22 August for December Class (starts in January).
Study Subject (s): This scholarship is awarded in business administration at INSEAD Business School in France.
Course Level: This scholarship is for pursuing Master’s Degree level at INSEAD Business School in France.
Scholarship Provider: This scholarship, which is meant to assist MBA participants from Eastern Europe and Central Asian countries, was created in memory of Lister Vickery (MBA ’66) by two of his INSEAD classmates and close friends
Scholarship can be taken at: INSEAD Campuses (Paris, Singapore and Abu Dhabi)
Eligibility: -Candidates from Eastern Europe or Central Asia who show potential for pursuing a career in industry in the region.
-Preference will be given to a candidate who demonstrates financial need.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Students from Eastern Europe (Albania, Belarus, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Romania, Poland, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Ukraine) and Central Asian countries (Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan) are eligible for this MBA scholarship.
Scholarship Description: This scholarship, which is meant to assist MBA participants from Eastern Europe and Central Asian countries, was created in memory of Lister Vickery (MBA ’66) by two of his INSEAD classmates and close friends. Over the years other classmates, former recipients of the award and members of Vickery family have all contributed to this scholarship. After a career in venture capital and a couple of years with the IFC in Washington and Asia, Lister Vickery returned to INSEAD in 1980 as an Affiliate Professor, introducing the first entrepreneurship courses into the MBA curriculum. He left INSEAD again in 1987 to become president of a start-up company he developed with some of his students. He later sold the business and returned to Fontainebleau in 1994. He again gave generously of his time and effort in support of entrepreneurship and alumni activities at INSEAD. He died in 1995 after fighting cancer for two years. One scholarship will be offered a year.
Number of award (s): One scholarship will be offered a year.
Duration of award (s): Not Known
What does it cover? Amount of award is €5,000.
Selection Criteria: Preference will be given to a candidate who demonstrates financial need.
Notification: For the December class, scholarship decisions for Rounds 1 and 2 will be communicated by email from mid to late October and for Round 3 by the end of October.
How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline for applications 22 August 2013 for December Class (starts in January).
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