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MBA Scholarships and Fellowship 2017/2018 for Developing Countries – University of Geneva

 The University of Geneva and its partner The United Nations University, will be offering MBA scholarships as well as fellowships to outstanding students from developing countries.

Application Deadline: 

  • 1st March, 2017
  • 30th May 2017

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: Developing Nations

To be taken at (country): University of Geneva, Switzerland

About the Award: The University of Geneva and the United Nations University share a strong commitment to enhancing the capacity of individuals and institutions in developing countries.

Type: MBA, Fellowship


  • Scholarships are based on a combination of academic merit, financial need, and availability of funds.
  • These scholarships are reserved for nationals of developing countries and are only given to first round applicants (by the 15 November deadline).
  • The United Nations University (UNU) Fellowship is  reserved for mid-career professionals from developing countries, who would be expected to apply and disseminate their newly acquired knowledge and skills in promoting the socio-economic development of their own and other developing countries.

Number of Awardees: 3 (- 2 MBA Candidates, 1 Fellowship Candidate).

Value of Scholarship:  

  • The University of Geneva and its partners will be offering a maximum of 2 partial MBA scholarships.
  • The University of Geneva is offering one UNU fellowship – which covers full tuition – to a qualified candidate. This only covers for tuition fees and no other expense.  

Duration of Scholarship: Duration

How to Apply: Candidates who wish to be considered for the IO-MBA UNU Fellowship or an IO-MBA Merit Scholarship should submit their completed application by the 15 November applications deadline. No other application process is necessary to be considered for these awards; please just indicate on your online application your eligibility (must be from a developing country) and wish to be considered, and the University will do the rest.

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

Award Provider: The University of Geneva, The United Nations University

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