MBA Scholarship for Female Engineers to Study at INSEAD

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INSEAD Piet and Wina Van Waeyenberge Endowed Scholarship has been introduced to help strengthen the school’s core differentiator which is diversity. It will provide women engineers the opportunity to study at a world-class business school and will support INSEAD’s aim at attracting the best talent to its MBA Programme. The scholarship will underwrite INSEAD's commitment to bringing outstanding women engineers to the MBA programme, especially those who demonstrate the need for financial assistance.

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Amount of Scholarship:

13 000 EUR.

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  • One scholarship award will be made in each Class to meritorious women candidates of any nationality with engineering background and who have limited financial means. 
  • To be considered for this scholarship, please complete the INSEAD Diversty Scholarship application. 

Essay topic:

  1. Please submit the essays under the Diversity scholarship.
  2. In approximately 300 words for all the questions that follow: (a) introduce yourself and include an account of your early years i.e. where you grew up and the primary and secondary schools you attended. How did you finance your secondary education? (b) briefly describe how you envisage contributing to the future development of your country/region after graduation and (c) Give the main reason why an INSEAD MBA is relevant to your future career development.
  3. In approximately 300 words provide a concise but accurate description of your financial circumstances as well as your budget for the year at INSEAD. How do you expect to finance your studies if you do not obtain a scholarship from INSEAD? Why INSEAD should consider you for a Diversity scholarship? What amount do you consider appropriate? Please do not forget to submit a number of supporting documents as required.
  4. Only if you would like to be considered for the IAF Special Profile scholarships, please answer the following question in no more than 300 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. (If not applicable, please enter N/A)
  5. Please outline how, if you are successful in your career, you might help others in theirs.
  6. Only if you would like to be considered for the INSEAD Alumni Fund Robin Hood Scholarship: in approximately 350 words give the main reason for your application for the IAF Robin Hood Scholarship. Award recipients will be expected to lead the on-campus campaign. State how you will get involved and make peers participate. What are your ideas for the campaign?(If not applicable, please enter N/A. Please note that this scholarship is on offer for the candidates in the rounds 1 and 2.

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United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Comoros, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
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