INSEAD Africa Leadership Fund Scholarship for African MBA Students

Applications for the INSEAD Africa Leadership Fund Scholarship are now being accepted. This scholarship is exclusively available for African who have been accepted to an MBA Program at one of the top business school around the world. The closing date of application is vary as mentioned below.

Scholarship Description
At INSEAD, diversity is a core element of our culture. The INSEAD scholarship portfolio helps the school to cultivate a diverse classroom setting with a good mix of nationalities, academic and professional backgrounds, and gender. We are committed to enable outstanding men and women professionals advance in their careers with a world-class MBA at INSEAD. We have launched the Africa Leadership Fund scholarship to support its goal of admitting talented candidates from the African region. For those who are set back by financial difficulties, this scholarship will help them realise their dream of achieving an MBA at one of the top business schools in the world.

Award Value
The winning applicant will receive benefit of €50,000.

Level and Area of Studies
Master of Business Administration

Place of Study: Any

Eligibility and Criteria
One INSEAD Africa Leadership Fund Scholarship will be awarded in each Class to candidates who demonstrate outstanding professional and personal achievements, with a commitment to contribute to the breadth of diversity on the programme. They should possess outstanding academic achievements, leadership experience and growth potential. To be eligible for the INSEAD Africa Leadership Fund Scholarship, candidates must also be a national of an African country and have spent a substantial part of their lives, and received part of their prior education in Africa. Preference will be given to candidates who reside in the region and the scholarship will be awarded to those who require financial assistance. Only candidates who are admitted to the MBA programme or are in the interview process may apply.

Applicants’ Nationality
Only African students are invited to apply.

Application Instruction
Please submit the essays under the Diversity scholarship.

Submission Deadline
July 2020 Class:
Round 1:
Applications Open: 22 October 2018
Deadline: 5 November 2018
Round 2:
Applications Open: 17 December 2018
Deadline: 4 January 2019

December 2020 Class:
Round 1:
Applications Open: 25 March 2019
Deadline: 8 April 2019
Round 2:
Applications Open: 20 May 2019
Deadline: 3 June 2019

Website and Application Link