Applications are now invited for the Kofi Annan MBA fellowships. Those ESMT-MBA scholarships are targeted for any students from developing countries as named by the United Nations. This year, there are five awards available. The awards cover all of the related expenses including monthly living costs and academic fees. To apply, the application packet must be submitted no later than 30 September and 30 June each year.
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, HHL Leipzig (Germany), University of Utrecht (Netherlands), NOVA SBE (Portugal), Koc University (Turkey) and Business School Lausanne (Switzerland).
The winning students will receive benefit of full tuition and fees of € 43,500 and a monthly stipend for living expenses.
Level and Area of Studies
Master of Business Administration.
Place of Study
At ESMT European School of Management and Technology, Germany in cooperation with the Kofi Annan Business Schools Foundation in The Hague, Netherlands.
Eligibility and Criteria
Applicants must be resident in one of the UN’s Least Developed Countries (LDCs) , Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs) or Palestine. Applications are encouraged from candidates who hold at least a bachelor’s degree from any academic discipline and demonstrate three years of post-graduate professional experience. All applicants are required to take the GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) before gaining admission to the ESMT Full-time MBA program. After graduation, Fellows are expected to commit to returning to their home countries or regions to participate for at least three years in the development of the local or regional economy.
Only those coming from one of the UN-listed LDCs, LLDCs, or Palestine are invited to apply.
The application should be made online through the online system at the application link below. Please note, only those who have been admitted to the ESMT MBA program may access the system.
30 September and 30 June each year.