2020 INSEAD Nelson Mandela Endowed Scholarships (Worth €20,000).

Interested and qualified candidates are invited to apply for the 2020 INSEAD Nelson Mandela Scholarships which is provided to Africans who are willing to study for a degree program at INSEAD.

About The 2020 INSEAD Nelson Mandela Scholarships Programme

As one of the world’s leading and largest graduate business schools, INSEAD offers participants a truly global educational experience. With locations in Europe (France), Asia (Singapore), the Middle East (Abu Dhabi) and North America (San Francisco) and alliances with top institutions, INSEAD’s business education and research spans the globe. Our 165 renowned faculty members from 41 countries inspire more than 1,300 students in our degree and PhD programmes. In addition, more than 11,000 executives participate in INSEAD’s executive education programmes each year.

In the space of five decades, INSEAD has developed from an entrepreneurial venture to an internationally regarded institution.

This scholarship program is created to provide financial support for one or more African participants per year at INSEAD.

Eligible Countries For The 2020 INSEAD Nelson Mandela Scholarships

Sub-Saharan African Countries

To be taken at (country): INSEAD Business School (With campuses in France, Singapore and Abu Dhabi).

Type: MBA

Number Of Scholarships: Not Specified

Scholarship Worth For The 2020 INSEAD Nelson Mandela Scholarships:  €20,000

Duration Of Scholarship: 10 to 12 months

Application Criteria For The 2020 INSEAD Nelson Mandela Scholarships.

To be eligible for this scholarship program, applicants must:

  • Have aptitude for business and financial management
  • Be Africans
  • Have completed their bachelors degree program
  • Have applied or applying to INSEAD
  • Have spent a substantial part of their lives and received part of their prior education in Africa.

Essay Topics For The 2020 INSEAD Nelson Mandela Scholarships

1).In 350-400 words state why you wish to undertake the INSEAD MBA and why you feel it is relevant to your particular educational needs. Furthermore, explain how you envisage contributing to the future development of your country after graduation and discuss why you should be selected as the Nelson Mandela scholar in your class.

2).In 200 words analyse what you consider to be the most significant issue relating to the society, politics, economics, or culture of your country or region today.

3).In 150-200 words provide a concise but accurate description of your financial circumstances as well as a cash flow forecast for the year at INSEAD.


How to Apply: Click here to begin application process


Application Deadlines:

July 2021 Class::
Round 2:

Applications Open: 6 December 2019
Deadline: 23 December 2019
Round 3:

Applications Open: 14 February 2020
Deadline: 2 March 2020
December 2021 Class:

Round 1:

Applications Open: 10 April 2020
Deadline: 27 April 2020
Round 2:

Applications Open: 5 June 2020
Deadline: 22 June 2020
Round 3:

Applications Open: 24 July 2020
Deadline: 10 August 2020

Offered annually?: Yes

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