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Kistefos Young Talented Leader Scholarships Program 2019/2020 for African and Norwegian Students

IE University is pleased to announce that Kistefos AS, thanks to the generosity of its owner Christen Sveaas, has pledged more than two million euros to create the IE Kistefos Young Talented Leaders Scholarships Program.  The program will enable young talent from Norway and Africa with a vision for business and innovation to study at IE University.

Application Deadline: Ongoing

Eligible Countries: Norway, South Africa, Liberia, and Ethiopia

To be taken at (country): Norway

About the Award: Over four years, the program will grant a total of 46 scholarships to candidates in Norway, South Africa, Liberia, and Ethiopia.  The Fellowships for Leading Norwegian Talent will include two scholarships for undergraduate studies and 20 scholarships for pre-experience masters and the Fellowships for Leading Africa Talent will include 24 scholarships for pre-experience masters for candidates. 

Type: Masters

Eligibility: Scholarship candidates must demonstrate academic and personal excellence, strong leadership capabilities, an entrepreneurial mindset, and a commitment to impacting their home countries upon graduation.

Number of Awards: 24

Value of Award: All scholarships will cover up to 100% of tuition fees including living expenses and travel arrangements for the master programs.

Duration of Programme: 2 years

How to Apply: 

  • It is important to go through all application requirements on the Programme Webpage (see link below) before applying
  • GOODLUCK!

Visit Programme Webpage for Details


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