INSEAD invites applications for the INSEAD Andy Burgess Endowed MBA Scholarship for Social Entrepreneurship for the 2018 academic year. The Andy Burgess Scholarship Fund for Social Entrepreneurship at INSEAD was created in 2005 with the generous support of entrepreneur Andy Burgess (MBA ’91D) CEO of Somerset Entertainment.

Candidates who demonstrate experience or commitment to social entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurial potential will be assessed, and preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate financial need. 

This endowed fund will provide one scholarship per year for a participant in each January class, in perpetuity, to deserving candidates admitted to the INSEAD MBA programme, who through their experience prior to INSEAD can demonstrate a commitment to social entrepreneurship.

Worth of Award:

up to €10,000

Eligibility

Candidates who demonstrate experience or commitment to social entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurial potential will be assessed, and preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate financial need.

Essay topic :

1).In no more than 500 words describe a project/venture that you have done or been involved in that was both financially viable, and socially responsible. Your example should demonstrate your entrepreneurial spark and willingness to take an ambitious and/or risky challenge.
2).Provide a concise but accurate description in no more than 150 words of your financial circumstances as well as a cash flow forecast for the year e.g. details of income (such as your income, investment income, savings, property rentals, etc) set against details of expenditure (such as local outgoings, INSEAD fees, rent living expenses). How do you expect to finance your studies if you do not obtain a scholarship or financial aid from INSEAD?

How to Apply

Complete the INSEAD online application. The successful candidate may expect to meet the donor during the program.

Deadline
 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

Click here for more details and to apply.

For information about applying for admission, click here.

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