Application Deadline: Application deadline is 30th of September (2016).
Offered annually? Yes
Scholarship Name: Kofi Annan Fellowship for outstanding leadership potentials from developing countries
Brief description: The Kofi Annan Business School Foundation offers fellowship grant for an emerging leader from a developing country for a one-year full-time MBA education at European School of Management and Technology (ESMT) in Berlin, Germany 2015/2016
Masters in Business Administration
The Kofi Annan Fellowship provides the opportunity for talented and motivated students from developing countries who do not belong to a privileged class and lack sufficient financial means to study management at ESMT in Berlin and graduate with a prestigious MBA from the most international business school in Germany.
Upon return to their home countries, the fellows are expected to contribute to the strengthening of entrepreneurial capacity and the fostering of a stable market economy as an effective catalyst for their country’s development, job creation, and poverty alleviation.
Scholarship Offered Since: Not Specified
Scholarship Type: Full fee MBA Scholarship
Eligibility and Selection Criteria
Bachelor degree of any kind, a minimum of three years’ professional experience, GMAT, fluency in written and spoken English, willingness to contribute to building the economy and society of the home country with entrepreneurial impetus.
Fellows are expected to commit to returning to their home country or region to participate in the development of the local or regional economy.
Number of Scholarships: Up to five (5) fellowships are available each year.
Value of Scholarship
A Kofi Annan Fellowship for an MBA student has a value of € 58,000 and covers full tuition fees and course materials in addition to a living stipend of € 1,000 per month for the duration of the MBA program. The fellowship also covers one round-trip plane ticket to Berlin from the Fellow’s home. Fellowships can be awarded only after a candidate has been admitted to the ESMT MBA program (i.e., applicants must also complete the online application before being considered for a Fellowship). Duration of Sponsorship: For the duration of the MBA (Masters) programme
Applicants must be resident in one of the UN’s Least Developed Countries (LDCs) or Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs)
To be taken at (country): Berlin, Germany
How to Apply
Sponsors: European School of Management and Technology in cooperation with the Kofi Annan Business School Foundation in The Hague, Netherlands
Important Notes: The purpose of the business school fellowship is to make significant contributions to least developed countries (LDCs) and landlocked developing countries (LLDCs) and to strengthen the awareness for responsibility in leadership in developed countries.