The 2013/2014 INSEAD Freddy Salem MBA Scholarship for West African Students.


A successful entrepreneur since he graduated from INSEAD, Freddy Salem (MBA ’66) has run several private businesses in West Africa, Russia and the US. Keen to foster economic development in West Africa, Freddy Salem supports education initiatives that develop business talent for the region.

Candidates for the INSEAD scholarships will need to demonstrate:

(a) academic achievement and promise

(b) aptitude for business and financial management, and

(c) a strong likelihood of spending the better part of their working careers in West Africa. In awarding these scholarships, INSEAD shall particularly seek candidates from Nigeria, Ghana, Togo and Benin.


Candidates must be nationals from a West Africa country (preferably Nigeria, Ghana, Togo and Benin) and will have spent most of their lives and received most or part of their education in Africa. Preference will be given to candidates who require proven financial assistance.

Essay topic :

We will review the essays submitted for INSEAD Need-based Scholarships

Amount of Award:

Up to €20,000

Application Format:

To be considered for this scholarship please refer to the INSEAD Need-based Scholarship pages and submit your application and background material accordingly.

Scholarship Application Deadline:

13 February for July Class (starts in September).
22 August for December Class (starts in January).

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