INSEAD in collaboration with the Greendale Foundation, have opened the INSEAD Greendale Foundation MBA Scholarship to disadvantaged Southern and East Africans who wish to pursue an MBA programme at the INSEAD Business School.
The Greendale Foundation wishes to provide access to the INSEAD MBA program to disadvantaged Southern and East Africans who are committed to developing international management expertise in Africa and who plan their careers in the Southern and East African regions.
Only citizens of Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe are eligible to apply for the INSEAD Greendale Foundation MBA Scholarship. The scholarship value of €35,000 is granted for each scholarship recipient.
Scholarship recipients must return to work in these African regions within 3 years of graduation; in the event this condition is not met, the recipients will be asked by INSEAD to refund their scholarship within the fourth year after completion of the MBA Program.
To apply, candidates must complete the appropriate scholarship application found on the official website. In addition, candidates are to complete and submit essays as described below.
1). In 350-400 words describe (a) why you wish to undertake the INSEAD MBA (b) how you envisage contributing to the future development of Southern or East Africa after graduation, and (c) why you should be selected for this scholarship.
2). In 150-200 words provide a concise but accurate description of your financial circumstances as well as a cash flow forecast for the year at INSEAD (details of income set against all expenditures).
More information is available here