Application Deadline: September 30 2016. Offered annually? Yes
Brief description: The Nestlé Scholarship for Women is a Need-based Scholarship program for Women from developing countries to study in Switzerland 2017
Eligible Countries: Worldwide (with preference given to women from developing countries)
To be taken at (country): Switzerland
Eligible Field of Study: Masters in Business Admistration
About Scholarship: Nestlé Scholarship helps women through IMD MBA program. The Nestlé Scholarship for Women was first awarded in 1997 and was initiated by a group of IMD- Switzerland- MBA (Masters in Business Administration) participants who desired to encourage women to take the MBA courses. Preference are given to women from developing countries including but not limited to African female Students.
CHF 25,000 in scholarship award will be given to the female scholarship winner(s).
Scholarship Offered Since: 1997
Scholarship Type: MBA Scholarship for Women
Selection Criteria and Eligibility
Women candidates who have already applied to the full-time IMD MBA program and who demonstrate financial need
Employees of Nestlé and its subsidiaries are not eligible.
- Demonstrate financial need by completing the Financial Aid Application
- Acceptance into the IMD MBA Program
- Submitting an essay discussing the issue:
‘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?’
(maximum 750 words)
Number of Scholarships: One
Value of Scholarship: CHF 25,000
Duration of Scholarship: for the period of the program
How to Apply
Applicants must have been accepted into the IMD MBA program prior to their application.
The scholarship applications are essay based, with winning essays typically including the following features:
- Relevance to the essay title
- Organization and structure
- Fully developed arguments
- Personal element and/or passion
IMD reserves the right not to award a scholarship if the criteria are not met to the satisfaction of the jury/sponsors.
Visit Scholarship Webpage for details
Sponsors: The IMD MBA Scholarship Committee