Kofi Annan MBA Scholarships for Developing Country Students

Kofi Annan Foundation
MBA

Deadline: 30 Sept (annual)
Study in: Germany
Course starts 2012

Brief description:

The Kofi Annan MBA Fellowship 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 with a prestigious MBA 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.

Host Institution(s):

ESMT in Berlin, Germany

Field(s) of study:

One Year, Full-time Masters in Business Administration (MBA)

Number of Scholarships:

Up to three fellowships are available each year.  A limited number of GMAT fee waivers are also available to candidates who can demonstrate financial need. Please contact the scholarship provider for more info.

Target group:

Emerging leaders from least developed countries (LDCs) and landlocked developing countries (LLDCs)

Scholarship value/inclusions:

Value of the fellowship is €58,000. Fellows will have a full scholarship from ESMT plus fair compensation for costs like travel, accommodation, and program-related fees.

Eligibility:

Bachelor degree of any kind, a minimum of three years’ professional experience, GMAT, fluency in written and spoken English, willingness to contribute to building the economy and society of the home country with entrepreneurial impetus.

Application instructions:

Applications are only accepted online via ESMT’s website. Potential applicants may also submit a short form for a preliminary check to determine whether they are eligible to apply. All applicants are required to take the GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) before gaining admission to the ESMT Full-time MBA program. Application deadline is annually on September 30.

It is important to read the scholarship brochure and visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website:  http://www.esmt.org/eng/mba-emba/kofi-annan-fellowship/

Scholarship Brochure (PDF):  http://www.esmt.org/fm/291/ESMT_Kofi_Annan_Fellowship.pdf

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