INSEAD Alumni Fund (IAF) Women's Scholarship(s)
Description:The INSEAD Alumni Fund, created in 1977, raises funds from alumni for INSEAD's development. A significant portion is allocated to scholarships that will underwrite the breadth of diversity of INSEAD participants: country of origin, background, gender, etc.
The IAF Women's Scholarships support INSEAD's commitment to bring outstanding women professionals to the MBA Programme and to increase representation of women in leadership positions in the business community.
Some 10 to 15 awards are made per class and are allocated at the time of admission based on merit.
Eligibility:INSEAD seeks bright, dynamic and motivated women who are making significant achievements in their professional and/or personal lives. Merit scholarships will be awarded to recognize these outstanding women. Their financial situation may also be taken into consideration.
Essay topic :1).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)
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.
Amount of Award:up to 20 000€
Application Format:No separate application required. Decisions will be made based on admission applications. Notification on the decision: successful candidates will receive the notification on the award approximately one week after admission at the latest. If you do not receive an e-mail on the award within that time frame please consider that you have not been selected for IAF Women's scholarship.
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