Excellence Scholarships in Switzerland for Foreign Students at University of St. Gallen, 2018

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The University of St.Gallen is proud to offer two different Excellence Scholarships to foreign Students i.e. Excellence Scholarships and Starr International Foundation Scholarship Fund. These scholarships are available for Autumn Semester 2018 and on the basis of merit.

The University of St.Gallen in Switzerland is a place for students and for the people living in the region as well. We are an educational institution, event organizer, employer, provider of services and much more. Their publicly accessible library invites people to do research and to read.

Scholarship Description: 

  • Application Deadline: Eight days before the HSG admission test (currently July 3, 2018). A committee awards the scholarships after the results of the admission test become known.
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available to Bachelors and Master students.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded as follows:
  • Excellence Scholarships of the University of St.Gallen: To learn any of the courses offered by the university.
  • Starr International Foundation Scholarship Fund: The Starr International Foundation Scholarship Fund is set aside for highly talented foreign-language students with a recognised foreign Bachelor’s degree who are completing a Master’s degree in one of the English-language programmes (Strategy and International Management (SIM), Quantitative Economics and Finance (MiQE/F), International Affairs and Governance (MIA), Banking and Finance (MBF), Marketing, Services and Communication (MSC), Economics (MEcon), International Law (MIL) and Finance  and Accounting (MaccFin).
  • Scholarship Award: Excellence Scholarships of the University of St.Gallen: The scholarship amount is tantamount to the current tuition fees at the Bachelor’s Level(which runs to six semesters – current fees for foreign nationals. At present, a grantee would receive an annual sum of CHF 6,252 (for all three years, this corresponds to a scholarship of CHF 18,756).
  • Starr International Foundation Scholarship Fund: As a rule, grants in the amount of CHF 15,000 per programme shall be paid out every year. Exceptional students are identified by the Advice Center for Study Funding on the basis of various criteria. Students are then asked to submit additional documents.
  • Nationality: Available to foreign students.
  • Number of Scholarships: Every year, six scholarships will be awarded to students in the Assessment Year, which will be paid out over a period of three years.
  • Scholarship can be taken in Switzerland

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

Eligible Countries: These scholarships are available to foreign students.

Entrance Requirements: To be eligible for this scholarship you must meet the following requirements:

Excellence Scholarships of the University of St.Gallen:

  • International applicants with internationally recognised relevant educational qualifications and certificates
  • Successful passing of the University of St.Gallen’s internal admission test
  • Timely application including all documentation required in the application process.

Starr International Foundation Scholarship Fund: The Starr International Foundation Scholarship Fund is set aside for highly talented foreign-language students with a recognised foreign Bachelor’s degree who are completing a Master’s degree in one of the English-language programmes (Strategy and International Management (SIM), Quantitative Economics and Finance (MiQE/F), International Affairs and Governance (MIA), Banking and Finance (MBF), Marketing, Services and Communication (MSC), Economics (MEcon), International Law (MIL) and Finance  and Accounting (MaccFin).

English Language Requirements: Fellows must meet the university’s English Language Requirements.

Switzerland Scholarships

Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: Following successful enrolment, undergraduates will have to submit a letter of motivation and a two-minute video in mp3/4 quality to the Advice Centre for Study Funding (e-mail:studyfunding@unisg.ch), which will have to provide answers to the following questions:

  • Why does the applicant wish to study at the HSG?
  • What are the applicant’s career perspectives and vision?
  • Why does the applicant deserve this Excellence Scholarship?
  • Has the applicant already made any contributions such as working for the benefit of society or a charity or by means of ecological and/or social activities?

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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Fully Funded Scholarships in Switzerland at University of Zurich for International Students, 2018

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Deadline: January 31, 2018.

The UBS Center Scholarships are full scholarships awarded every year to outstanding university graduates to undertake doctoral studies at the Zurich Graduate School of Economics. These Scholarships are open to international students.

Scholarships are awarded to candidates on the grounds of outstanding academic merit, and continuing support will be subject to satisfactory completion of course work.

The University of Zurich, located in the city of Zürich, is the largest university in Switzerland, with over 26,000 students. It was founded in 1833 from the existing colleges of theology, law, medicine and a new faculty of philosophy.

The UBS Center Scholarships are full scholarships, covering living expenses and all fees. Scholarship holders are free to choose their supervisor and have no mandatory duties beyond the completion of the course work and their doctorate.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing doctoral studies at the Zurich Graduate School of Economics.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded in all subjects offered by the Zurich Graduate School of Economics.

Scholarship Award:

  • The UBS Center Scholarships cover living expenses and all fees. The stipend covering living expenses currently stands at CHF 42’500 per year.
  • Scholarships are offered to award holders for a period of four years, subject to satisfactory completion of course work.

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Eligibility:

  • Scholarships are open to graduates from around the world, they are awarded to candidates on the grounds of outstanding academic merit, and continuing support will be subject to satisfactory completion of course work. While preference may be given to students whose research plans include areas of interest of the UBS International Center of Economics in Society, applications from all areas are welcomed.
  • Admission to the Zurich Graduate School of Economics is a pre-condition for being considered for a UBS Center Scholarship.
  • The UBS Center Scholarships are full scholarships, covering living expenses and all fees. Scholarship holders are free to choose their supervisor and have no mandatory duties beyond the completion of the course work and their doctorate. We do however encourage students to contribute to departmental teaching because it is in their own interest to acquire good teaching skills.

Nationality: Graduates from around the world can apply for this UBS scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have their previous degree.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

How to Apply: Applications should be submitted online.

Online Application

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is January 31, 2018.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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UNIL Masters Scholarships in Lausanne Switzerland for Foreign Students, 2017

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Deadline: November 1, 2017

The new UNIL Master Scholarships are available for students who have graduated from a foreign university and whose academic results are very good. Foreign students are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

The University of Lausanne in Lausanne, Switzerland was founded in 1537 as a school of theology, before being made a university in 1890. Today about 13,500 students and 2,200 researchers study and work at the university.

The candidate must be the holder of a degree from a foreign university. Participants must prove a good knowledge of English in their motivation letter (number of years of Language classes taken, specific experience in an English-speaking environment etc.) and IELTS or TOEFL test.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Master degree programme.

Study Subject: All masters UNIL as listed being at www.unil.ch/enseignement/page23109.html

However, it is not possible to apply for the following programs:

  • Master of the School of Medicine
  • Master science and education practices
  • Master in Law from the Universities of Zurich and Lausanne
  • Master of Law in Criminal Justice, Judiciary mention
  • All MAS (3rd cycle programs)

Warning: for the Master of Law (Master of Law), only two endorsements

“International and comparative law” and “legal theory” are open for a postulation on a Master’s scholarship.

Scholarship Award: The scholarship is awarded for the minimum period of the program chosen by the student. It amounts to CHF 1,600. – Per month from 15 September to 15 July (i.e. 10 months per year), for the entire duration of the master’s degree (1 year and a half or 2 years depending on the chosen master), except In case of definitive failure after the first year.

Candidates are made aware of the fact that the amount of the scholarship awarded is not sufficient to live in Switzerland.

Number of Scholarships: UNIL grants ten scholarships a year.

Scholarship can be taken in Switzerland

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Obtain a foreign university degree deemed equivalent to a Bachelor of UNIL before the start of the master program at the UNIL.
  • To have distinguished herself during her studies, notably by particularly brilliant academic results.
  • Have a minimum level of B2 (level according to the global scale of the European Language Portfolio) in French or English depending on the language of instruction of the chosen master.
  • Not already registered at UNIL.
  • To have paid the administrative fee of CHF 200.- (see document “list of documents to be attached to your application file”)

Abandonment of the program results in suspension of the scholarship.

Nationality: Foreign students are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Students must obtain a foreign university degree deemed equivalent to a Bachelor of UNIL before the start of the master program at the UNIL.

English Language Requirements: Students must have a minimum level of B2 (level according to the global scale of the European Language Portfolio) in French or English depending on the language of instruction of the chosen master.

Switzerland Scholarships

How to Apply: Applicants must send their completed application form (refer to the document “list of documents to be attached to your application file”), unbound, by post only.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is November 1 to start a master’s degree in the next academic year, in the autumn semester or in the spring semester if the program allows. The postmark is valid.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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Switzerland Government Fully Funded Scholarships for International Students, 2018

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Deadline: September – December 2017

Each year the Swiss Confederation awards Government Excellence Scholarships to promote international exchange and research cooperation between Switzerland and over 180 other countries. Recipients are selected by the awarding body, the Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students (FCS).

The Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships are aimed at young researchers from abroad who have completed a master’s degree or PhD and foreign artists holding a bachelor’s degree.

Types of scholarship
The research scholarship is available to post-graduate researchers in any discipline (who hold a master’s degree as a minimum) who are planning to come to Switzerland to pursue research or further studies at doctoral or post-doctoral level.

Research scholarships are awarded for research or study at all Swiss cantonal universities, universities of applied sciences and the two federal institutes of technology. Only candidates nominated by an academic mentor at one of these higher education institutions will be considered.

Art scholarships are open to art students wishing to pursue an initial master’s degree in Switzerland.
Art scholarships are awarded for study at any Swiss conservatory or university of the arts. Only those who have already been awarded a place to study may apply. This scholarship is available to students from a limited number of countries only.

Location: Switzerland

Benefits

The scholarship covers a monthly payment, exemption of tuition fees, health insurance, air fare, housing allowance, etc., as applicable. Please refer to the country-specific fact sheets for exact scholarship benefits.

Eligibilities

Please refer to the country-specific fact sheets for general and specific eligibility criteria.

The FCS assesses scholarship applications according to three criteria:

a) Candidate profile
b) Quality of the research project or artistic work
c) Synergies and potential for future research cooperation

Eligible Regions: Open for All

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please see the country-specific fact sheets for eligibility criteria, application procedure, deadlines, and contact information specific to your country. If you fulfill the eligibility requirements, contact the Swiss diplomatic representation in your country of origin. The diplomatic representation will provide you with all the necessary information regarding the procedure including application forms and a list of required documentation.

The application deadline falls between September-December 2017, depending on the Swiss Embassy to which the applications have to be submitted.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Application Form

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.
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University of St. Gallen Switzerland International Masters Scholarships, 2017

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Deadline:June 4, 2017.

Applications are invited for Life Science Scholarship Competition at the University of St.Gallen in Switzerland. International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

The aim of the Life Science Scholarship Competition is to enable and encourage academically able students from around the world.

The University of St. Gallen (in German: Universität St. Gallen) is a research university located in St. Gallen, Switzerland. Established in 1898, it is specialised in the fields of business administration, economics, law, and international affairs. The University of St. Gallen is a member of the CEMS and APSIA networks. It is EQUIS and AACSB accredited.

Course Level: The Scholarship is available to pursue Part-time MBA and Full-time MBA programme.

Study Subject: The Scholarship will be awarded in the field of Business administration.

Scholarship Award: The Scholarship will be awarded CHF 15,000.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in the Switzerland

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

Minimum a bachelor degree holder, several years of work experience in life science or related field, and fluency in English. The candidate should already have taken the GMAT, or be a PhD, CPA or CFA level 2 holder to qualify for a GMAT waiver. If candidates have not taken the GMAT and are not eligible for a waiver, they should be willing to complete the Admissions Test within 10 days after a scholarship competition result has been communicated. The competition is open to applicants to both the Part-time MBA and Full-time MBA.

Nationality: International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must be a bachelor degree holder, several years of work experience in life science or related field.

English language Requirements: Applicants must be fluent in English.

Test Requirements: The candidate should already have taken the GMAT, or be a PhD, CPA or CFA level 2 holder to qualify for a GMAT waiver.

MBA Scholarship

How to Apply: Submit a condensed paper of maximum two pages + submit a 5-6 minute video elaborating on the assessment. The candidate can choose one of the following two questions:

  • Identify and give reasons for current business models/processes that are most at risk, in light of disruption and digitization in the life science industry today.
  • Identify and explain two or three strategic business transformations that would need to be implemented to increase innovation capabilities in the life science industry today.

The paper and video should be sent to mba@unisg.ch with the subject line: “Life Science Scholarship Competition”. Should the candidate continue in the process, we will ask the candidate to submit a complete application, but the application fee will be waived.

Application Deadline: The Application Deadline is June 4, 2017.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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Switzerland MBA Scholarships for International Students at IMD College, 2017

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Deadline: September 30, 2017.

IMD offers a variety of merit and need-based MBA scholarships.  International applicants can apply for these scholarships.

The aim of the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) MBA is to enable and encourage academically able students from any nationality. IMD’s vision is to be the best in the world at enabling the development of successful global leaders – individuals, teams, and organisations.

The IMD MBA is designed to ensure that applicant’s master the fundamentals needed in business today and increase their self-awareness so that they can confidently select adequate responses to business challenges worldwide.

Applicants must have bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited institution.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing masters degree program at IMD College in Switzerland.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded for MBA course at IMD College in Switzerland.

Number of Awards: Approximately 16 scholarships are available.

Scholarship Award: The total amount of scholarships available each year is around CHF500’000. The maximum financial aid awarded per admitted candidate is CHF 65,000.

Scholarship can be taken in the Switzerland

Eligibility:  Criteria of each scholarship is stated below-

MBA Class Scholarship for Emerging Markets 

  • Citizens of developing countries with good academic results (GMAT), strong reference letters & steady career progression

Staton Scholarship

  • Applicants from South America (except Brazil) who return for at least three years after graduation.
  • Submit a 750-word essay on:
    The role of entrepreneurs in moving my country forward and my contribution to that goal.

IMD MBA Future Leaders Scholarships

  • Applicants who demonstrate exceptional leadership understanding.
  • Submit a 750-word essay on:
    It has been said that success in business requires flexibility to be responsive, but also commitment to a recognized set of values. Discuss using your personal and professional experience.

IMD MBA Alumni Scholarships

  • One scholarship is awarded to a citizen, but not necessarily current resident, of each region: Asia, Africa/Middle East, Latin America, Eastern Europe, and Western Europe/North America/Oceani
  • Submit a 1,000-word essay on:
    Identify one issue in your region / country which you consider a priority to address. Why would you choose this issue? How would you, as a business leader, personally address it and ensure your action has a sustainable impact?
    Essays should be personal and visionary and include a clear description of how the solution could be implemented in a sustained manner.

Nestlé Scholarship for Women

  • Preference is given to women from developing countries.
  • Employees of Nestlé or its subsidiaries are not eligible.
  • Submit a 750-word essay on:
    Many have argued that greater diversity in the Top Management team of an organization is good for profits and customers. What would you recommend as ways to achieve greater diversity?

Jim Ellert Scholarship

  • Preference for citizens from Africa, Central/Eastern Europe & the South-Eastern Asian Peninsula who demonstrate high quality in the admission application.
  • Submit a 500-word essay on:
    Why I would like to do an MBA at IMD?

Stewart Hamilton Scholarship

  • Demonstrate understanding of corporate governance & corporate responsibility.
    Submit a 750-word essay on: What failed in the Hollinger corporate governance system and what are your personal learnings from the case study ‘Hollinger and the Downfall of Conrad Black’ ?

IMD MBA Merit Scholarships

  • Demonstrate exceptional qualities throughout the admissions process.
  • Awarded at the discretion of IMD’s Admissions Committee at the time of offer.

Nationality:  International applicants can apply for these scholarships. (MBA Class Scholarship for Emerging Markets-For citizens of developing countries, Staton Scholarship-For applicants from South America (with the exception of Brazil), IMD MBA Alumni Scholarships-Asia, Africa/Middle East, Latin America, Eastern Europe and Western Europe/North America/Oceania, Nestlé Scholarship for Women-Preference is given to women from developing countries, Jim Ellert Scholarship-Preference is given to citizens from Africa, Central and Eastern Europe and the South-Eastern Asian Peninsula)

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: In order to be eligible for the program applicants will need to meet the following criteria.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited institution
  • Age range 25-35
  • GMAT (80% of our MBA participants score between 620 and 750)
  • A minimum of three years full-time work experience
  • A strong command of written and spoken English
  • At least one language in addition to English

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

MBA Scholarships

How to Apply: In order to apply please ensure that applicants:

  • Use the IMD MBA Scholarship template to write your essays
  • Complete the MBA Financial aid application form (except for Future Leaders applications) and submit your full application to mbafinance-at-imd.org

All essays should reflect your personal point of view expressed in your own words if necessary supported by proper citation.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The deadline to apply for any scholarship is September 30, 2017.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website  for more details.

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9th Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition in Switzerland, 2017

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Deadline: June 12, 2017

The 9th Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition will be held at Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland from 18 to 21 July 2017.

You are cordially invited to participate in the 9th Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition, due to be held from 18 to 21 July 2016, in Palais des Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland. The Competition is presented by the Centre for Human Rights, based at the University of Pretoria, with the support of the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva, in collaboration with the Regional Office for Southern Africa of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (ROSA).

The Competition is open to both undergraduate and master’s degree law students. A team of two students from each university – preferably one woman and one man – is invited to participate. In the preliminary rounds the students submit heads of argument for a hypothetical case, which are assessed by a panel of experts. The best 5 teams from each UN region are then invited to participate in the pre-final and final rounds of the Competition in Geneva. Here, teams have to argue the two sides of the hypothetical case, the Applicant and the Respondent, before a ‘bench’ of human rights experts.

The two best teams proceed to the final round, which is presided over by judges from international courts and tribunals. The Competition will be held in English.

The 2017 Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition will include a one-day event, designed to expose students to the work of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights as well as the Human Rights Council. This will involve personal interaction with senior staff members of both institutions who are involved key activities and processes. This practical exercise promises to be an eye –opening and personally enriching series of encounters which will add value to what many World Moot participants have already described as the highlight of their university studies.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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Society of Economic Geologists Foundation Fellowships for International Students, 2017

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Deadline: February 1, 2017.

The Society of Economic Geologists Foundation, Inc. (SEGF) is offering Graduate Student Fellowship Program (GSF). These fellowships are open to students from throughout the world with an expressed interest in pursuing graduate studies in economic geology.

The objectives of the Society is to advance the science of geology through the scientific investigation of mineral deposits and mineral resources and the application thereof to exploration, mineral resource appraisal, mining and mineral extraction.

The Society of Economic Geologists, Inc., (SEG) is an international organization of individual members with interests in the field of economic geology.

Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing graduate degree programme leading to a Professional Master’s, Master of Science (M.Sc.) and/or Ph.D. degree.

Study Subject(s): Fellowships are awarded in the field of economic geology.

Scholarship Award: The Society of Economic Geologists Foundation, Inc. (SEGF) under its Graduate Student Fellowship Program (GSF) has awarded one-year fellowships, ranging from US$2,500 to US$15,000, each year since 2007 to students who intend to pursue a course of study in economic geology leading to a Professional Master’s, Master of Science (M.Sc.) and/or Ph.D. degree. Students from throughout the world with an expressed interest in pursuing graduate studies in economic geology are encouraged to apply. Awards are competitive and based on merit and qualifications of the applicant.

Scholarship can be taken in the Worldwide

Eligibility:

  • Have completed, or are in the process of completing, a BS or equivalent degree in the geosciences or a related field.
  • Have been accepted, in the process of being accepted, or currently enrolled, as a first-year (ever) graduate student at a recognized college/university offering a graduate program leading to a Professional Master’s, M.Sc., and/or Ph.D. in economic geology as it relates to the study of mineral and ore deposits, geochemistry, or geophysics with applications to minerals exploration and my geology.
  • Applicants who have completed the first year of graduate school, regardless of degree or field of study, are not eligible.
  • Applicants who have been awarded a GSF grant from the SEGF are not eligible.
  • Must be a SEG Student Member.

Nationality: International students can apply for these fellowships.

How to Apply: Applications, references and/or required supporting documentation, should be submitted electronically or if mailed, must be received by the posted application deadline.

Application Deadline: The GSF application submission deadline is 1st February 2017.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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Scholarship for International Students in Switzerland at IMD, 2017

 

Deadline: September 30, 2016.
International Institute for Management Development (IMD) is pleased to offer approximately 17 CHF500’000 scholarships to study MBA program. International applicants can apply for these scholarships.

The aim of the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) MBA is to enable and encourage academically able students from any nationality. IMD’s vision is to be the best in the world at enabling the development of successful global leaders – individuals, teams, and organisations.

The IMD MBA is designed to ensure that applicant’s master the fundamentals needed in business today and increase their self-awareness so that they can confidently select adequate responses to business challenges worldwide.

Applicants must have bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited institution.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing masters degree program at IMD College in Switzerland.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded for MBA course at IMD College in Switzerland.

Scholarship Award: The total amount of scholarships available each year is around CHF500’000. The maximum financial aid awarded per admitted candidate is CHF 65,000.

Scholarship can be taken in the Switzerland

Eligibility: Criteria of each scholarship is stated below-

MBA Class Scholarship for Emerging Markets  – CHF 200’000 (to be split between the winners of the scholarship)

For citizens of developing countries to enable young leaders who meet the following criteria to earn the IMD MBA degree.

  • Demonstrate financial need by completing our Financial Aid Application
  • Good academic results (GMAT)
  • Strong reference letters
  • Steady career progression

Staton Scholarship (x 1) CHF 50,000

For applicants from South America (with the exception of Brazil), on condition that the candidate returns to South America for at least three years after graduation.

  • Demonstrate financial need by completing our Financial Aid Application and submit a 750-word essay on:
    The role of entrepreneurship in moving my country forward and my contribution to that goal.

IMD MBA Future Leaders Scholarships (x 3) CHF 30,000

For applicants who demonstrate exceptional leadership understanding.

  • Submit a 750-word essay on:
    It has been said that success in business requires flexibility to be responsive, but also a commitment to a recognized set of values. Discuss using your personal and professional experience.

IMD MBA Alumni Scholarships (x 5) CHF 30,000

One scholarship is awarded to a citizen, but not necessarily current resident, of each region: Asia, Africa/Middle East, Latin America, Eastern Europe and Western Europe/North America/Oceania

  • Demonstrate financial need by completing our Financial Aid Application and submit a 1,000-word essay on:
    Identify one issue in your region / country which you consider a priority to address. Why would you choose this issue? How would you, as a business leader, personally address it and ensure your action has a sustainable impact?
    Essays should be personal and visionary, and include a clear description of how the solution could be implemented in a sustained manner.

Nestlé Scholarship for Women (x 1) CHF 25,000

Preference is given to women from developing countries*.

  • Demonstrate financial need by completing our Financial Aid Application and submit a 750-word essay on:
    Many have argued that greater diversity in the Top Management team of an organisation is good for profits and customers. What would you recommend as ways to achieve greater diversity?

*Employees of Nestlé and its subsidiaries are not eligible

Jim Ellert Scholarship (x 1) CHF 20,000

Preference is given to citizens from Africa, Central and Eastern Europe and the South-Eastern Asian Peninsula.

  • Demonstrate financial need by completing our Financial Aid Application and submit a 500-word essay on:
    Why would I like to do an MBA at IMD?
    The quality of the admission application will also be taken into consideration

Stewart Hamilton Scholarship (x 1) CHF 20,000

For applicants who demonstrate an understanding of corporate governance and corporate responsibility.

  • Demonstrate financial need by completing our Financial Aid Application, read the case study ‘Hollinger and the Downfall of Conrad Black’ and submit a 750-word essay on:
    What failed in the Hollinger corporate governance system and what are your personal learnings from this case study?

IMD MBA Merit Scholarships (x 5) CHF 10,000

Awarded at the discretion of IMD’s Admissions Committee at the time of offer to applicants who demonstrated exceptional qualities throughout the admissions process.

Nationality: International applicants can apply for these scholarships. (MBA Class Scholarship for Emerging Markets-For citizens of developing countries, Staton Scholarship-For applicants from South America (with the exception of Brazil), IMD MBA Alumni Scholarships-Asia, Africa/Middle East, Latin America, Eastern Europe and Western Europe/North America/Oceania, Nestlé Scholarship for Women-Preference is given to women from developing countries, Jim Ellert Scholarship-Preference is given to citizens from Africa, Central and Eastern Europe and the South-Eastern Asian Peninsula)

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: In order to be eligible for the program applicants will need to meet the following criteria.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited institution
  • Age range 25-35
  • GMAT (80% of our MBA participants score between 620 and 750)
  • A minimum of three years full-time work experience
  • A strong command of written and spoken English
  • At least one language in addition to English

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

How to Apply: In order to apply please ensure that applicants:

  • Use the IMD MBA Scholarship Template to write their essays
  • Complete the MBA Financial Aid Application Form (when requested) and submit their full application to mbafinance-at-imd.org

All essays should reflect applicants personal point of view expressed in their own words if necessary supported by proper citation.

IMD reserves the right not to award a scholarship if the criteria are not met to the satisfaction of the jury/sponsors.

MBA Application Form

Application Deadline: The deadline to apply for any scholarship is September 30, 2016.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details

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United Nations OHCHR Minorities Fellowship Programme in Switzerland, 2016

 

Deadline: 22 May, 2016

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is inviting applications for Minorities Fellowship Programme. International Students can apply for this fellowship programme. The OHCHR aims to give persons belonging to national or ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities an opportunity to gain knowledge on the UN system and mechanisms dealing with international human rights in general and minority rights in particular. United Nation promotes the right to development, coordinate United Nations human rights education and public information activities, and strengthen human rights across the United Nations system. The candidates must have a good working knowledge of the language in which the programme is imparted (English).

  • This is a residential fellowship programme.
  • The MFP is interactive and consists of briefings on several topics (e.g. the UN system, OHCHR work, human rights mechanisms and instruments), fellows also undertake individual and group assignments.
  • Fellows are entitled to the following: a return ticket (economy class) from the country of residence to Geneva; basic health insurance for the duration of the Programme; a stipend to cover modest accommodation and other living expenses for the duration of the Programme.

Eligibility Criteria

The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for this scholarship:

  • The candidate must belong to a national, ethnic, linguistic or religious minority group (persons who do not belong to a minority group will not be taken into consideration, even if they have close links with minority communities and/or organizations)
    NOTE:
  • If your community identifies as indigenous, please do not apply to this programme but to our Indigenous Fellowship Programme. Please note that the Indigenous Fellowship is a separate programme and has different application forms and deadlines.
  • Formal education should not be a limitation to participation in the Minorities Fellowship Programme, if relevant experience can be demonstrated.
  • Candidates should have ability, willingness and possibility to train other persons belonging to minorities upon return to their respective communities/organizations and should agree to do so.
  • The candidates must have a good working knowledge of the language in which the programme is imparted (English).
  • The candidate should be proposed and his/her candidacy supported by his/her organization and/or community. It is desirable that the sponsoring organization has a firm constituency or membership, is representative, undertakes work on minority issues and is composed of persons belonging to minorities.
  • The overall goal of the Minorities Fellowship Programme is to offer persons belonging to minorities the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills in the field of international human rights in order to assist their organizations and communities in protecting and promoting human and minority rights. Therefore, it is important that the candidate proposed and nominated by a minority organization or community be someone who will return to his or her NGO to work in this field.

Eligible Nationalities: International Students can apply for this fellowship programme.

Entrance Requirements

  • The candidate must belong to a national, ethnic, linguistic or religious minority group (persons who do not belong to a minority group will not be taken into consideration, even if they have close links with minority communities and/or organizations).

English Language Requirements

  • The candidates must have a good working knowledge of the language in which the programme is imparted (English).

Documents Required: Only complete applications will be taken into consideration. A complete application must include all of the following:

  • A duly completed and signed Application form – Part I.
  • A duly completed, signed and stamped Application form – Part I.
  • A recommendation letter from the nominating organisation or community.

Application Procedure

  • Interested candidates should submit their application indicating “Application to the 2016 Minorities Fellowship Programme” as subject either by e-mail* to minorityfellowships-at-ohchr.org, by fax to the number +41 22 917 90 08 or by post

Fellowship application forms can be downloaded from the following link: English | Russian.

Deadline 

  • The deadline for application for the English and Russian component is 22 May 2016.

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Study in Switzerland with Dr. Eduard Gubelin Research Scholarship, 2016

 

Deadline: 30 June 2016

The Dr Eduard Gubelin Research Scholarship is intended to provide funding and support – financial, organisational and infrastructural – for a student or scientist to pursue a research project in the field of earth sciences or a related scientific field.

The Dr. Eduard Gubelin Association for Research & Identification of Precious Stones in Lucerne, Switzerland, grants the scholarship. This Association is a not-for-profit organisation based in Lucerne, Switzerland. For the scholarship, the Association collaborates closely with the Gubelin Gem Lab, which provides administrative support and supervision of the development of the successful project/applicant.

Dr Eduard Gubelin Research Scholarship is intended for students/researchers in the fields of earth sciences (mineralogy, geology, geochemistry), crystallography, chemistry, solid-state physics, material sciences, archaeology, biology and related fields.

The successful project proposal must be truly innovative, with demonstrable novel thinking; it must venture into new areas and test new concepts and methods, thus making a contribution to the advancement of gemmological knowledge.

School(Institutions/ Country):  Switzerland

Level: Msc, PhD or postdoctoral level

Field(s): Scholarship is awarded in the fields of earth sciences (mineralogy, geology, geochemistry), crystallography, chemistry, solid-state physics, material sciences, archaeology, biology, and related fields.

Funded By:  The  Dr. Eduard Gübelin Association for Research & Identification of Precious Stones

Beneficiaries(Target Groups):  Dr Eduard Gubelin Research Scholarship is targeted for applicants of any nationality

 

Eligibility

The  Dr Eduard Gubelin Research Scholarship is available to students and researchers at MSc, PhD or post-doctoral level. The minimum requirement for applicants is a BSc degree in earth sciences, chemistry, physics, material sciences or another exact science.

‣ The successful recipient of the grant, i.e. the applicant, must be a person rather than an institution or company.

‣ However, applicants are encouraged to submit project proposals that involve collaboration with a university or other research institute.

‣ Applicants may be no more than 40 years of age. Applications are welcome from individuals of any nationality.

Selection Criteria for Dr Eduard Gubelin Research Scholarship

‣ The Association verifies that the incoming project applications comply with the administrative requirements and their suitability in terms of scientific relevance and potential.

‣ The Association will contact applicants whose projects pass these checks to acknowledge receipt and confirm that the project has been added to the list of applications for the current term.

‣ The Association may contact applicants to clarify any issues regarding their application. Following these initial checks, the Association will establish a shortlist of the best and most suitable applications, according to the criteria below.

‣ The maximum number of shortlisted applications is five; these are presented to the members of the Scientific Committee, who will evaluate the applications and rank it, using a mark ranging from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

‣ For the sake of transparency and to avoid any potential conflict of interests with members of the Scientific Committee, the best and worst mark assigned to each application will not be considered.

‣ The remaining marks will be averaged and the proposal with the highest average mark will win the scholarship. In the event of a tie, the youngest participant will earn the Scholarship. The decision of the Scientific Committee is final and there is no right of appeal.

‣ After evaluation and consolidation of the decision of the Committee members, the Association will contact the successful applicant and inform him/her on the result.

Notification for Dr Eduard Gubelin Research Scholarship

‣ The evaluation process and selection of the winning proposal will be completed by 1 September 2015 and announcement of the winning proposal will take place during September.

Scholarship Application Method 

‣ The mode of application is online.

Application Form

‣ Applicants who meet the requirements set out in this document are invited to submit their research project proposal.

‣ Proposals must be submitted using the relevant form on the Gubelin Gem Lab website. In addition, applicants are also required to provide their curriculum vitae and details of their previous scientific achievements.

‣ Proposals must be in English, must not exceed 10,000 characters and should not include more than 10 illustrations, images, tables or photos.

‣ Scholarship Applications are due on 30 June 2016.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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