There are a number of MBA scholarships for the 2019-2020 admissions season that you still can apply for if you hurry up.    

Below you will find four MBA scholarships that will significantly alleviate your financial burden.

1. DAAD Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS)

DAAD is short for Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, which translates to the German Academic Exchange Service. DAAD is the largest provider of scholarships to international students in Germany. One of the development-oriented postgraduate study programmes eligible for scholarship applications is the University of Leipzig’s MBA programme.

Combining research and practice, it specialises in small and medium-sized enterprise development. Graduates with at least two years’ professional experience can apply for the scholarship which includes monthly payments of EUR 850 for graduates (depending on academic level); payments towards health, accident and personal liability insurance cover; and travel allowance.

Deadline: 1 October, 2019

2. IMD Stewart Hamilton Scholarship for Women

Professor Hamilton was a professor of accounting and finance at the Institute for Management Development (IMD) Business School in Lausanne, Switzerland. Upon his death in 2014, his family initiated this scholarship with the help of gifts from alumni who provide funding for it.

Worth CHF 50,000 (USD 51,240), it is open to female citizens from developing countries with a strong overall application. A link to the scholarship application form for the MBA Class of 2020 can be found here.

Applicants need to reflect upon the case study ‘Hollinger and the Downfall of Conrad Black’ and submit a 750-word essay on: What, in your view, were the failings in the Hollinger corporate governance system? What personal learnings have you drawn from your analysis of the case study?

Deadline: 30 September, 2019

3. Nestlé Scholarship for Women

Another scholarship offered at IMD is the Nestlé Scholarship for Women. It is a needs-based scholarship worth CHF 25,000 (USD 25,620). Preference is given to women from developing countries including but not limited to African female students. Applicants have to submit a 750-word essay on: Many have argued that greater diversity in the top management team of an organisation is good for profits and customers. What would you recommend as ways to achieve greater diversity?

Deadline: 30 September, 2019

4. AAUW International Fellowship

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) promotes equity and education for women and girls. The fellowship is open to women who are not US citizens or permanent residents to pursue full-time graduate or postdoctoral study in the US.

Those with a proven record of in the advancement of women and girls through civic, community, or professional work will be given preference. For Master’s/first professional degree, the fellowship amount will be USD 18,000.

Deadline: 15 November, 2019

Source: Study International