Funded 2017/2018 Nestle MBA Scholarships for Women

IMDFBrief description: Applications are currently invited from international students for the  Nestlé Scholarship for Women , a Need-based Scholarship program for Women from developing countries of the world to study in Switzerland .

Eligible Countries: International students from any part of the world can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship country: In Switzerland

Eligible courses: Masters in Business Administration

More scholarship Info: Nestlé Scholarship will help women through IMD MBA program. The Nestlé Scholarship for Women was first initiated in 1997 by a group of IMD- Switzerland- MBA (Masters in Business Administration) participants who felt the need  to encourage women to take up MBA courses. Special preference will be  given to women from developing countries including but not limited to African female Students.

Note that CHF 25,000 in scholarship award will be given to the female scholarship winner(s).

Scholarship Type: MBA Scholarship for Women

Selection Criteria and Eligibility

You are eligible to apply if you are a Woman candidate who has already applied to the full-time IMD MBA program and who demonstrate financial need.

Note that employees of Nestlé and its subsidiaries are not eligible to apply.

  • You are expected to demonstrate financial need by completing the Financial Aid Application
  • You should have been accepted  into the IMD MBA Program
  • You should also submit an essay discussing the issue:

‘Many have argued that greater diversity in the Top Management team of an organization is good for profits and customers. What would you recommend as ways to achieve greater diversity?’

(maximum 750 words)

Number of Scholarships: One scholarship available

Value of Scholarship: CHF 25,000

Duration of Scholarship: for the period of the program

How to Apply

Applicants must have been accepted into the IMD MBA program prior to their application.

Note that all scholarship applications are essay based, usually winning essays will  typically include the following features:

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

Note that IMD will reserve the right not to award a scholarship if the criteria are not met to the satisfaction of the jury/sponsors.

Application Deadline: Submit applications on or before September 30 2016

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