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2013/2014 INSEAD Freddy Salem Scholarships for Students from Nigeria, Ghana, Togo and Benin

Scholarship Name: INSEAD Freddy Salem Scholarships

Brief description

Financial assistance for students from a West Africa country (Nigeria, Ghana, Togo and Benin) to study for MBA programme at INSEAD in France and Singapore for 2013/2014

Eligible Field of Study

MBA and financial management related degree programmes

About Scholarship

A successful entrepreneur since he graduated from INSEAD, Freddy Salem (MBA ’66) has run several private businesses in West Africa, Russia and the US. Keen to foster economic development in West Africa, Freddy Salem supports education initiatives that develop business talent for the region.

In awarding these scholarships, INSEAD shall particularly seek candidates from Nigeria, Ghana, Togo and Benin.

Scholarship Offered Since: Not Specified

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

Candidates for the INSEAD scholarships will need to demonstrate:

  • academic achievement and promise
  • aptitude for business and financial management, and
  • a strong likelihood of spending the better part of their working careers in West Africa.

Essay topic :

The essays submitted for INSEAD Need-based Scholarships will be reviewed

  • Candidates must be nationals from a West Africa country (preferably Nigeria, Ghana, Togo and Benin) and will have spent most of their lives and received most or part of their education in Africa.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who require proven financial assistance.

Number of Scholarships:  Not Available

Value of Scholarship

Up to €20,000 financial aid will be awarded

Duration of Scholarship

The scholarship is a onetime financial offer to pay for the recipients’ full time MBA programme

Eligible African Countries

Scholarship is open for postgraduate candidates from Nigeria, Ghana, Togo and Benin

To be taken at (country): INSEAD France and Singapore

Application Deadline

13 February 2013 for July Class (starts in September 2013).
22 August 2013 for December Class (starts in January 2014).

Offered annually? Yes

How to Apply

To be considered for this scholarship, please refer to the INSEAD Need-based Scholarship pages and submit your application and background material accordingly.

Visit the Scholarship Webpage


Freddy Salem, a successful entrepreneur who graduated from INSEAD since 1966

Important Notes:

All scholarship applications are online except where mentioned in the scholarship description. To submit an application, first follow the scholarship guide (link above) and get yourself registered

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