2015 Kofi Annan Business School Foundation MBA Scholarships at European School of Management and Technology
Applications are on-going for the 2015 Kofi Annan Business School Foundation MBA Scholarships at European School of Management and Technology.
The Kofi Annan Business School Foundation offers fellowship grant for an emerging leader from a developing country for a one-year full-time MBA education at European School of Management and Technology (ESMT) in Berlin, Germany. Only three slots are available annually.
The Kofi Annan 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.
The total scholarship value of the fellowship is worth € 38,000 . Fellows will have a full scholarship from ESMT plus fair compensation for costs like travel, visa, housing, insurance, placement, networking, accommodation, and program-related fees.
Applicants must be resident in one of the UN’s Least Developed Countries (LDCs) or Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs).
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.
Fellows are expected to commit to returning to their home country or region to participate in the development of the local or regional economy.
Application Procedure and Deadline
Applicants are advised to download the scholarship brochure (link found below) and visit the Scholarship official website (scroll down the page to Kofi Annan Business School Foundation) for more information on how to go about applying for the scholarship. Deadline for all applications is slated for 30th September, 2015.
Scholarship Brochure – https://www.esmt.org/sites/default/files/130404_kofiannan_brochure.pdf
Official Scholarship Website – https://www.esmt.org/degree-programs/full-time-mba/fees-and-financing/mba-scholarships