INSEAD MBA’75 Nelson Mandela Endowed Scholarship 2019


INSEAD MBA’75 Nelson Mandela Endowed Scholarship 2019INSEAD MBA’75 Nelson Mandela Endowed Scholarship

To honour the life and work of President Nelson Mandela of South Africa, the INSEAD MBA Class of ’75 created an endowment at their 30th Class Reunion to provide financial support for one or more African participants per year at INSEAD in perpetuity.

By way of their interests, activities and accomplishments candidates for this scholarship will need to demonstrate:

(a) outstanding academic achievement and promise

(b) aptitude for business and financial management

(c) strong likelihood of spending the better part of their working careers in Africa and

(d) a firm commitment to the goals of African development, understanding amongst peoples and public interest. In awarding scholarships, INSEAD shall particularly seek candidates from southern Africa.


To be eligible for the INSEAD MBA’75 Nelson Mandela Endowed Scholarship, candidates must be a national of a sub-Saharan African country and have spent a substantial part of their lives and received part of their prior education in Africa.

Preference will be given to candidates who require proven financial assistance.

Essay topic 

Please submit the essays under the INSEAD Africa Scholarship Group.

Amount of Award

Up to €20,000

Application Format

Submit your application on line through the INSEAD Africa Scholarship Group. 

Scholarship Application Deadline:

July 2020 Class:

Round 1:

Applications Open: 22 October 2018
Deadline: 5 November 2018

Round 2:

Applications Open: 17 December 2018
Deadline: 4 January 2019

December 2020 Class:

Round 1:

Applications Open: 25 March 2019
Deadline: 8 April 2019

Round 2:

Applications Open: 20 May 2019
Deadline: 3 June 2019

For more information,please visit INSEAD MBA Scholarships


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