To honour the life and work of President Nelson Mandela of South Africa, the INSEAD MBA Class of ’75 created an endowment to offer €20,000 annual scholarships to international students from Africa.
This coalition believe that sound management education can harness Africa’s entrepreneurial culture”, commented Mr Mandela in support of this project. “I embrace INSEAD’s academic rigour and diversity, which will equip our scholars with the right management skills to drive Africa’s economic development. My hope and belief is that they will inspire a strong, globally integrated Africa.
Eligibility: To be eligible for this scholarship program, applicants must:
- have aptitude for business and financial management
- be Africans
- have completed their bachelors degree program
- have applied or applying to INSEAD
- have spent a substantial part of their lives and received part of their prior education in Africa.
How To Apply:
1).In 350-400 words state why you wish to undertake the INSEAD MBA and why you feel it is relevant to your particular educational needs. Furthermore, explain how you envisage contributing to the future development of your country after graduation and discuss why you should be selected as the Nelson Mandela scholar in your class.
2).In 200 words analyse what you consider to be the most significant issue relating to the society, politics, economics, or culture of your country or region today.
3).In 150-200 words provide a concise but accurate description of your financial circumstances as well as a cash flow forecast for the year at INSEAD. More details on INSEAD website.