INSEAD invites applications for the INSEAD Alumnus Michael Salomon ‘89J in Switzerland for the 2018/2019 academic year. This scholarship is established to support INSEAD’s goal of admitting talented and diverse candidates to the MBA programme, regardless of their economic circumstances.
The scholarship helps the school to maintain and enhance diversity in the classroom in terms of the number of counties, nationalities, academic and professional backgrounds, gender etc. The scholarship supports INSEAD’s commitment to providing outstanding men and women professionals with a world-class MBA degree, especially those who would not be able to afford it unassisted.

Worth of Award
€10,000 – €15,000

Eligibility
The scholarship will be awarded to candidates who demonstrate outstanding academic achievements and promise, and whose background, work experience and personal profile contribute to the breadth and depth of diversity in the MBA programme. Strong preference will be given to candidates requiring financial assistance. Only candidates who are admitted to the MBA programme or are in the interview process may apply.

Essay Topic
1).Please submit the essays under the Diversity scholarship.
2).Only if you would like to be considered for the INSEAD Alumni Fund Robin Hood Scholarship: in approximately 350 words give the main reason for your application for the IAF Robin Hood Scholarship. Award recipients will be expected to lead the on-campus campaign. State how you will get involved and make peers participate. What are your ideas for the campaign?(If not applicable, please enter N/A)
3).In approximately 300 words for all the questions that follow: (a) introduce yourself and include an account of your early years i.e. where you grew up and the primary and secondary schools you attended. How did you finance your secondary education? (b) briefly describe how you envisage contributing to the future development of your country/region after graduation and (c) Give the main reason why an INSEAD MBA is relevant to your future career development.
4).In approximately 300 words provide a concise but accurate description of your financial circumstances as well as your budget for the year at INSEAD. How do you expect to finance your studies if you do not obtain a scholarship from INSEAD? Why should INSEAD consider you for a Diversity scholarship? What amount do you consider appropriate? Please do not forget to submit a number of supporting documents as required.
5).Only if you would like to be considered for the IAF Special Profile scholarships, please answer the following question in no more than 300 words: Briefly describe an instance or aspect in your life to date that has made you stand out amongst your peers or that you consider exceptional in one way or another.(If not applicable, please enter N/A)
6).Please outline how, if you are successful in your career, you might help others in theirs.

How to Apply

To be considered for this scholarship, please complete the Diversity Scholarship application.

Deadline

July 2019 Class:
Round 2:
Applications Open: 15 January 2018
Deadline: 29 January 2018
Round 3:
Applications Open: 5 March 2018
Deadline: 19 March 2018
December 2019 Class:
Round 1:
Applications Open: 23 April 2018
Deadline: 7 May 2018
Round 2:
Applications Open: 11 June 2018
Deadline: 25 June 2018
Round 3:
Applications Open: 30 July 2018
Deadline: 13 August 2018

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