Application Deadline: September 30 2015
Every year, 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 maximum financial aid awarded per admitted candidate is CHF 65,000.
Nestlé Scholarship for Women (x 1) CHF 25,000
Preference is given to women from developing countries*.
Many have argued that greater diversity in the Top Management team of an organization is good for profits and customers. What would you recommend as ways to achieve greater diversity?
IMD MBA Future Leaders Scholarships (x 3) CHF 30,000
For applicants who demonstrate exceptional leadership understanding.
It has been said that success in business requires flexibility to be responsive, but also commitment to a recognized set of values. Discuss using your personal and professional experience.
IMD MBA Alumni Scholarships (x 5) CHF 30,000
One scholarship is awarded to a citizen, but not necessarily current resident, of each region: Asia, Africa/Middle East, Latin America, Eastern Europe and Western Europe/North America/Oceania
Identify one issue in your region / country which you consider a priority to address. Why would you choose this issue? How would you, as a business leader, personally address it and ensure your action has a sustainable impact?
Essays should be personal and visionary, and include a clear description of how the solution could be implemented in a sustained manner.
Van Oord Scholarship (x 1) CHF 30,000
For citizens of developing countries whose progress has been strongly influenced by its seaside location, struggle against the water, maritime tradition, river transportation system, etc. Preference for those with a technical background / experience related to marine engineering who wish to return to their countries after graduation.
How the seaside location of my country can be better used to contribute to economic growth and sustainability?
Jim Ellert Scholarship (x 1) CHF 20,000
Preference is given to citizens from Africa, Central and Eastern Europe and the South-Eastern Asian Peninsula.
Demonstrate financial need by completing our Financial Aid Application and submit a 500 word essay on:
Why I would like to do an MBA at IMD?
The quality of the admission application will also be taken into consideration
Stewart Hamilton Scholarship (x 1) CHF 20,000
For applicants who demonstrate an understanding of corporate governance and corporate responsibility.
What failed in the Hollinger corporate governance system and what are your personal learnings from this
IMD’s scholarship program offers several type of scholarship according to demographic, geographic or work related criteria. Applicants may apply to several scholarships simultaneously but only one scholarship can be awarded. In order to apply you need to:
All essays should reflect your personal point of view expressed in your own words, if necessary supported by proper citation.
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