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INSEAD Greendale Foundation Scholarship (in France & Singapore Campuses) for African Students 2017/2018

INSEAD Greendale Foundation Scholarship is offered to prospective MBA students from Southern and Eastern Africa in 2016 to study Abroad in France or Singapore for the 2017/2018 admission session.

 

Application Deadlines: 

July 2018 Class:
Round 1:
Applications Open: 24th October 2016
Deadline: 7th November 2016
Round 2:
Applications Open: 16th January 2017
Deadline: 31st January 2017

December 18 Class:
Round 1:
Applications Open: 24 April 2017
Deadline: 8th May 2017
Round 2:
Applications Open: 5 June 2017
Deadline: 19 June 2017

Offered annually? Yes

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.

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

To be taken at (country): France or Singapore

How to Apply

Essay topic:

1) In 350-400 words, describe (a) why you wish to undertake the INSEAD MBA (b) How you envisage contributing to the future development of Southern or East Africa after graduation, and (c) why you should be selected for this scholarship.

2) In 150-200words, 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)

Visit the Scholarship Webpage

Sponsors: The Greendale Foundation

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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5 Comments
  1. Georgina Mantgray says

    Its a very laudable initiative.Keep it up

  2. MENDIE says

    Pls get me posted…just discover this, truely if you are not informed then you are deformed…

  3. Yadano says

    …thank you for your provision of this golden chance for African countries,but why you ignore my country,Ethiopia from this chance?

  4. DELEPHINA says

    MY NAME IS EVELYN,I TRULY NEED HELP WITH A SCHOLARSHIP TO FRANCE FOR MY COUZINE DELEPHINA WHO IS SOUTH AFRICAN,HER CONDITION IS CRITICAL N I CANT TRULY HELP HER,SHE LIVES WITH HER BOTH PARENTS WHO ARE NOT WORKING, WHO HAVE 4 CHILDREN,ITS REALY TOUGH FOR THEY ALL DEPEND ON THE GOVERNMENT FOR HELP,IF ONLY 1 OF THEIR CHILDREN WOULD GET A FREE SCHOLARSHIP THAT WOULD REALY HELP THEM,PLZ REPLY N HELP. THE REASON I WANT HER TO HAVE A SCHOLARSHIP IN FRANCE IS THAT I MYSELF LIVE IN FRANCE N I’D BE CLOSE TO HELP HER,WHERE I CAN THAT WILL GIVE HER COURAGE.THANK U IN ADVANCE.

  5. DELEPHINA says

    SORRY IM THE 1 WHO POSTED ABOUT MY COUZINE DELEPHINA,SHES 17 TURNING 18 NEXT YEAR N SHE WANTS TO DO ECONOMY N MANNAGEMENT,N THE SCHOLARSHIP MUST BE FOR 2014.SINCE SHE WOULD BE FINISHING HER SCHOOL NEXT YEAR.THANX IN ADVANCE

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