INSEAD Sam Akiwumi Endowed Scholarship for African Students 2017/2018

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    Scholarship Name: INSEAD Sam Akiwumi Endowed Scholarship

    Brief description: Masters scholarships in the field of Business administration for the applicants from Africa with preference to Ghanaian Students, in Switzerland 2014

    Accepted Subject Areas? Masters in Business administration – MBA

    About Scholarship: 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.

    Scholarship Offered Since: 2007

    Scholarship Type: MBA Scholarship

    Who is qualified to apply?

    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.

    What are the benefits?

    Up to €10,000 will be awarded

    How long will sponsorship last? For the duration of the program

    Eligible African Countries

    Africa with preference to Ghana

    To be taken at (country): Switzerland

    Offered annually? Yes

    How can I Apply?

    To be considered for this scholarship, applicants should complete the Need-based Scholarship application and essay question.

    If you need more Information about this scholarship, visit the Scholarship Webpage and How To Apply

    Sponsors: INSEAD staff and former colleagues have all contributed to this scholarship fund in memory of Sam Akiwumi ’07D

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