The Kofi Annan Business School Foundation offers fellowship grant for an emerging leader from a developing country for a one-year full-time Masters in Management (MIM) education at European School of Management and Technology (ESMT) in Berlin, Germany 2017/2018
Application Deadline: 30th May 2018.
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: Applicants must be resident in one of the UN’s Least Developed Countries (LDCs) or Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs)
To be taken at (country): Berlin, Germany
Eligible Fields: Candidates from quantitative subject areas like science, technology, engineering, finance, economics or mathematics are especially encouraged to apply, although scholarships have been awarded to candidates with any backgrounds like international relations, social sciences and business studies as well.
About the Award: The Kofi Annan scholarship provides the opportunity for talented and motivated students from developing countries who do not belong to a privileged class and lack sufficient financial means to study management at ESMT in Berlin and graduate from the most international business school in Germany.
Upon return to their home countries, the fellows are expected to contribute to the strengthening of entrepreneurial capacity and the fostering of a stable market economy as an effective catalyst for their country’s development, job creation, and poverty alleviation.
Eligibility: Scholarship seekers should be strong candidates for ESMT’s Master’s in Management program. Scholarships which will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and financial need. The Kofi Annan Fellowship targets candidates from least developed countries.
Selection Criteria: Candidates should show interest in studying ESMT’s core competencies: innovation and technology management and sustainable business and must demonstrate a commitment to responsible leadership.
Number and value of scholarships available:
- Three full tuition scholarships (value €25.000) including stipend to cover living expenses for Kofi Annan Fellows
- Four partial tuition scholarships: up to € 10,000 each
How to Apply: MIM candidates should apply for scholarships by completing the online MIM program application form. Candidates should complete the scholarship essay explaining how they qualify for the scholarship. All of these have been made part of candidates’ ESMT online application.
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Sponsors: European School of Management and Technology in co-operation with the Kofi Annan Business School Foundation in The Hague, Netherlands
Important Notes: The purpose of the business school fellowship is to make significant contributions to least developed countries (LDCs) and landlocked developing countries (LLDCs) and to strengthen the awareness for responsibility in leadership in developed countries.