INSEAD Nelson Mandela Endowed Scholarship
Deadlines - August 2012

Deadline: 18 August (Annually)

To honour the life and work of President Nelson Mandela of South Africa, the INSEAD MBA Class of '75 created an endowment at their 30th Class Reunion to provide financial support for one or more African participants per year at INSEAD in perpetuity. By way of their interests, activities and accomplishments candidates for this scholarship will need to demonstrate: (a) outstanding academic achievement and promise (b) aptitude for business and financial management (c) strong likelihood of spending the better part of their working careers in Africa and (d) a firm commitment to the goals of African development, understanding amongst peoples and public interest


Eligibility:

  • candidates must be a national of a sub-Saharan African country and have spent a substantial part of their lives and received part of their prior education in Africa.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who require proven financial assistance

Essay topic :

  1. In no more than 600 words for all the questions that follow: State why you wish to undertake the INSEAD MBA and why you feel it is relevant to your particular educational needs. Furthermore, explain how you envisage contributing to the future development of your country after graduation and discuss why you should be selected as the Nelson Mandela scholar in your class.
  2. Analyse what you consider to be the most significant issue relating to the society, politics, economics, or culture of your country or region today.
  3. Provide a concise but accurate description of your financial circumstances as well as a cash flow forecast for the year at INSEAD.


Amount of Award:

€20,000


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