The Nestlé Scholarship for Women was first awarded in 1997 and was initiated by a group of IMD MBA participants who wanted to encourage women to take the MBA.

Worth of Award: CHF 25,000

Number of Awards: One

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

  • Women candidates who have already applied to the full-time IMD MBA program and who demonstrate financial need.
  • Employees of Nestlé and its subsidiaries are not eligible.
  • Acceptance into the IMD MBA Program prior to their application
  • Submitting an essay discussing the issue: ‘Does diversity in management impact the bottom line? If so, how?’ (maximum 750 words).

The  scholarship applications are essay based, with winning essays typically including the following features:

  • Relevance to the essay title
  • Organization and structure
  • Fully developed arguments
  • Persuasiveness
  • Personal element and/or passion

IMD reserves the right not to award a scholarship if the criteria are not met to the satisfaction of the jury/sponsors.

Please note: the scholarships are awarded on need basis.  

Contact: Scholarship essays, or questions, should be sent to [email protected]

Application Deadline: September 30, 2011

For more information, and to apply, visit their website by clicking here.

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