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Kofi Annan Fellowships for Developing Countries’ Students in Germany, 2015

European School of Management Technology in cooperation with the Kofi Annan Business School Foundation offers fellowships to obtain a university degree in Europe at one of the academic partners of the Kofi Annan Business School Foundation. The fellowship is open to the talented students from developing countries. Value of the Fellowship is €58,000. Fellows will have a full scholarship from ESMT plus fair compensation for travel and accommodation costs and program related fees. The fellowship is offered for one-year full-time MBA education. Application deadline is September 30, annually.

Study Subject(s): Fellowships are awarded for studying MBA courses.
Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing master degree programme at one of the academic partners of the Kofi Annan Business School Foundation.
Scholarship Provider: ESMT in cooperation with the Kofi Annan Business School Foundation
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany
Accreditation: ESMT is a private business school, accredited by the German state, AACSB, AMBA, and FIBAA. Since 2013 ESMT has the right to grant PhDs.

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Eligibility: Applicants must be resident in one of the UN’s Least Developed Countries (LDCs), Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs) or Palestine. Fellows are expected to commit to returning to their home country or region to participate in the development of the local or regional economy. Applicants need to hold at least a bachelor’s degree and have to demonstrate three years of post-graduate professional experience. Moreover, they are required to take the GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) before gaining admission to the ESMT Full-time MBA program.

Scholarship Open for International Students:
The students of Least developed countries: (Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Rep. of the Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Togo, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Kiribati, Lao People’s Democratic Rep., Myanmar, Nepal, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Timor-Leste, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Yemen and Haiti).
Landlocked developing countries: (Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Ethiopia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Niger, Rwanda, Swaziland, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Afghanistan, Bhutan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgystan, Lao People’s Democratic Rep., Mongolia, Nepal, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Republic of Moldova, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Bolivia, and Paraguay).

Scholarship Description: The Kofi Annan Business School Foundation provides fellowships for talented and motivated students from developing countries that allow them to obtain a university degree in Europe at one of the academic partners of the Kofi Annan Business School Foundation. Partner schools are ESMT, Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School (Belgium) and Hogeschool Utrecht (Netherlands).

Number of award(s): Up to three fellowships are offered.

Duration of award(s): The fellowship is offered for one-year full-time MBA education.

What does it cover? Value of the Fellowship is €58,000. Fellows will have a full scholarship from ESMT plus fair compensation for travel and accommodation costs, and program related fees.

Selection Criteria: Fellowships are allocated based on academic excellence, personal and professional achievement, particularly strong leadership potential, and superior interpersonal skills.

Notification: Not Known

Online Application: The mode of applying is online. Potential applicants may also submit a short form for a preliminary check to determine whether they are eligible to apply.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Application deadline is September 30, annually.

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