Applications Has Commenced For INSEAD Sam Akiwumi Endowed Scholarship For African Students 2018

INSEAD Sam Akiwumi

INSEAD Sam Akiwumi Endowed Scholarship For African Students 2018

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.

Eligible Fields of Study:

Masters in Business administration – MBA

Eligibility Criteria:

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.

Scholarship Value:

Up to €10,000 will be awarded

Scholarship Duration:

For the period of the program

How to Apply for INSEAD Sam Akiwumi Endowed Scholarship For African Students:

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

Scholarship Official Webpage

Application Deadlines:

  • Round 1: Applications open on 23 April 2018 and close on 7th May 2018
  • Round 2: Applications open on 11 June 2018 and close on 25th June 2018
  • Round 3: Applications open on 30 July 2018 and close on 13th August 2018
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