Application Deadline: September 30th 2016
The Kofi Annan Business School Foundation provides fellowships for talented and motivated students from developing countries that allow them to obtain a university degree in Europe at one of the academic partners of the Kofi Annan Business School Foundation. Partner schools are ESMT, Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School (Belgium), Hogeschool Utrecht (Netherlands), NOVA SBE (Portugal), Koc University (Turkey) and Business School Lausanne (Switzerland).
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 or MSc from the most international business school in Germany.
The Kofi Annan Fellowship for obtaining an ESMT Master’s in Management (MIM) is a 22-month, pre-experience program, designed to teach students how to enhance analytical and technological skills, developed in undergraduate work, and use them in an applied business management setting. The program is designed for students from a STEM (science, technology, engineering, or mathematics) background who have little or no work experience
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 fellowship grant for an emerging leader from a developing country for a 22 month Master’s in Management (MIM) or one-year full-time MBA degree in
To make significant contributions to least developed countries (LDCs) and landlocked developing countries (LLDCs); to strengthen the awareness for responsibility in leadership in developed countries.
- MIM applicants should have a bachelor’s degree focusing in STEM (science, technology, engineering or math) or a degree showing advanced abilities in quantitative subjects.
- Also required are GMAT, less than two years of work experience and proficient English skills.
- MBA applicants should have a bachelor’s degree of any kind, a minimum of three years of professional experience, GMAT, and proficient English skills.
- All applicants should have a willingness to contribute to building the economy and society of the home country with entrepreneurial impetus.
- Travel, visa, housing, insurance, placement,networking.
Number of scholarships available: up to five
Eligibility: Applicants must be resident in one of the UN’s Least Developed Countries (LDCs), Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs) or Palestine.
Value: full tuition and fees of € 38,000 and a monthly stipend for living expenses
Conditions: Fellows are expected to commit to returning to their home country or region to participate in the development of the local or regional economy.
This scholarship is available at ESMT through the ESMT Circle of Friends.
For More Information:
Visit the Official Webpage of the Kofi Annan Business School Foundation Fellowship 2016