Kofi Annan MBA Scholarships for Developing Country Students

Kofi Annan Foundation/ESMT
Last date: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018
Country: 
Afghanistan
Bhutan
Bolivia
Chad
Haiti
Liberia
Nepal
Niger
Zambia

Detailed Description

Brief description:

Kofi Annan Fellowship is a fellowship grant for an emerging leader from a developing country for a two-year Master’s in Management (MIM) or a one-year full-time MBA education at ESMT Berlin in Berlin, Germany.

Host Institution(s):

ESMT European School of Management and Technology, Germany in cooperation with the Kofi Annan Business Schools Foundation in The Hague, Netherlands.

Field(s) of study:

One-year, full-time Masters in Business Administration (MBA) or  a two-year Master’s in Management (MIM)

Number of Scholarships:

Up to 5

Target group:

Students from developing countries

Scholarship value/inclusions:

Fellows will receive a full tuition scholarship from ESMT (€25,000 for MIM students and €43,500 for MBA students) plus fair compensation for travel and accommodation costs and program related fees.  Travel, visa, housing, insurance, placement, networking will also be supported.

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be resident in one of the UN’s Least Developed Countries (LDCs), Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs) or Palestine.
  • MIM applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with excellent grades, less than 18 months of work experience, and proficient English skills. In certain cases a GMAT or GRE score may be requested.
  • MBA applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree of any kind, a minimum of three years of professional experience, a GMAT or GRE score, 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.

Application instructions:

  • Applications for Kofi Annan Fellowships are accepted and awarded on an ongoing basis during the application cycle.  The MIM program starts in September of each year with a final application deadline of June 30. The MBA program begins in January of each year with a final application deadline of September 30.
  • It is important to read the brochure and visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website: 

http://www.esmt.org/degree-programs/full-time-mba/scholarship-programs

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