About the IMD MBA Alumni Scholarships To Study In Switzerland For Africa & Asia
Applications are currently ongoing for the 2017/208 IMD MBA Alumni Scholarships To Study In Switzerland For Africa & Asia.
The IMD MBA Alumni Scholarships awards scholarships to five (5) international students. The scholarships, which are designed to encourage diversity, are awarded one to each region:
Asia, Africa/Middle East, Latin America, Eastern Europe and Western Europe/North America/Oceania.
30th September, 2016
Number of scholarships
Five(5) (one from each region)
Africa / Middle East, Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America, Western Europe / North America / Oceania
Candidates who have already applied to the full-time IMD MBA program and who are citizens, but not necessarily current residents, of the above geographical areas are eligible to apply for scholarship.
Candidate should be accepted into the IMD MBA Program.
The scholarship is both based on financial need and academic merit.
How Selection Is Done
Applicants must have been accepted into the IMD MBA program prior to their application.
Scholarship applications are essay based, with winning essays typically including the following features:
- Relevance to the essay title
- Organization and structure
- Fully developed arguments
- Personal element and/or passion
IMD reserves the right not to award a scholarship if the criteria are not met to the satisfaction of the jury / sponsors.
Candidate must submit an essay on:
‘Which issue do you believe is the highest priority to address in your region / country? Why did you choose this issue? How would you, as a business leader, personally address it and ensure your action has a sustainable impact?’
(maximum 1000 words)
Please draw on your own experiences in your answer, rather than on general, broad statements. The committee is looking for essays that are personal, visionary and demonstrate leadership, which include a clearly articulated description of how the solution could be implemented. (See link below for easy template)
For questions about this scholarship and submission of Scholarship essays, send mail to: