2016 MBA INSEAD Sam Akiwumi Endowed Scholarships for International Students


INSEAD Sam Akiwumi Endowed Scholarship – ’07D


Classmates from 2007, Sam’s family and friends, INSEAD staff and former colleagues have all contributed to this scholarship fund in memory of Sam Akiwumi ’07D (a Ghana/UK national) who died tragically in the year he was at INSEAD. The scholarship is targeted at participants from Africa, with a preference for Ghanaians.


Candidates admitted to the MBA programme from Africa qualify. Preference will be given to Ghanaians and to candidates who demonstrate financial need.

Essay topic :

1).Only if you would like to be considered for the IAF Special Profile scholarships, please answer the following question in no more than 400 words: Briefly describe an instance or aspect in your life to date that has made you stand out amongst your peers or that you consider exceptional in one way or another.
2).In approximately 350 words for all the questions that follow:(a) state why you feel an INSEAD MBA is relevant to your particular career needs, (b) explain how you envisage contributing to the future development of your country/region after graduation.
3).In approximately 350 words provide a concise but accurate description of your financial circumstances as well as a cash flow forecast for the year e.g. details of income (such as your income, investment income, savings, property rentals,etc) set against details of expenditure (such as local outgoings, INSEAD fees, rent living expenses). How do you expect to finance your studies if you do not obtain a scholarship or financial aid from INSEAD? Why INSEAD should consider you for a need-based scholarship? What amount do you consider appropriate?Please do not forget to submit a number of supporting documents as required.

Amount of Award:

Up to €10,000

Application Format:

To be considered for this scholarship, please complete the Need-based Scholarship application.

Scholarship Application Deadline:

December 15 Class:

Round 1:
Applications Open: 25 April 2014
Deadline: 12 May 2014
Round 2:
Applications Open: 27 June 2014
Deadline: 16 July 2014
Round 3:
Applications Open: 5 September 2014
Deadline: 22 September 2014

July 2016 Class:
Round 1:
Applications Open: 27 October 2014
Deadline: 10 November 2014
Round 2:
Applications Open: 15 December 2014
Deadline: 30 December 2014
Round 3:
Applications Open: 16 February 2015
Deadline: 2 March 2015

December 2016 Class:
Round 1:
Applications Open: 6 April 2015
Deadline: 20 April 2015
Round 2:
Applications Open: 1 June 2015
Deadline: 16 June 2015
Round 3:
Applications Open: 27 July 2015
Deadline: 12 August 2015


USE THIS LINK TO APPLY: http://mba.insead.edu/schlmgmt/dsp_schl_info.cfm?schlcode=MBA%20005

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