2013/2014 INSEAD Greendale Foundation Scholarship in France and Singapore for African Students

Scholarship Name: INSEAD Greendale Foundation Scholarship

Brief description

Financial Aid Opportunity for MBA postgraduate students from Southern and Eastern Africa in 2012 to study Abroad in France or Singapore

Accepted Subject Areas?

MBA programme

About Scholarship

INSEAD is considered one of the world’s leading and largest graduate business schools, with campuses in Europe (France), Asia (Singapore) and a research centre in Israel. The Trustees of the Greendale Foundation provide access to the INSEAD MBA programme to disadvantaged Southern and East Africans who are committed to developing international management expertise in Africa and who plan their careers in the Southern and East African regions. Scholarship recipients must return to work in these African regions within 3 years of graduation. In the event this condition is not met, the recipients will be asked by INSEAD to refund their scholarship within the fourth year after completion of the MBA Programme.

Scholarship Offered Since: Not Specified

By what Criteria is Selection Made?

These scholarships are granted under various criteria and essentially there are two basic categories of scholarships:

  • Need-based: demonstrate financial need
  • Non-need based: based on merit, nationality, gender, professional background, leadership abilities, field of previous studies etc.

Who is qualified to apply?

Candidates must be nationals from Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa (disadvantaged backgrounds), Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia or Zimbabwe (from disadvantaged backgrounds)who have undergone the major part of their education in Southern or East Africa. Preference will be given to those who have worked there prior to INSEAD. The candidate’s financial situation will also be taken into consideration.

How Many Scholarships are available? Not Specified

What are the benefits?

€35,000 for each scholarship recipient

How long will sponsorship last? The scholarship is a onetime financial award to cover for tuition fee

Eligible African Countries

Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia or Zimbabwe

To be taken at (country): France or Singapore

What time of year does Application Close?

Scholarship Application Deadline:

11 February 2012 each year for the July 2013 Class (commencing August 2012)
22 August 2012 for the December 2012 Class (commencing January 2012)

Offered annually? Yes

How can I Apply?

Essay topic:

1).In no more than 500 words describe:

  • why you wish to undertake the INSEAD MBA
  • how you envisage contributing to the future development of Southern or East Africa after graduation, and
  • why you should be selected for this scholarship.

2).Provide a concise but accurate description of your financial circumstances as well as a cash flow forecast for the year at INSEAD (details of income set against all expenditures).


The Greendale Foundation

How can I get more information?

If you need more Information about this scholarship, kindly visit the Scholarship Webpage

Important Notes:

All scholarship applications are online except where mentioned in the scholarship description. To submit an application, first follow the Scholarship Guide and get yourself registered.

Scholarship awards are deducted from the last installment of your tuition fees.

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