Switzerland is one of the most developed countries in the world, with the highest nominal wealth per adult and the eighth-highest per capita gross domestic product according to the IMF. Switzerland ranks at or near the top globally in several metrics of national performance, including government transparency, civil liberties, quality of life, economic competitiveness, and human development.
Switzerland has the third highest salary and job security out of all OECD countries. Studying in a country with such a rich pedigree won’t be a bad decision to make.
Students who therefore, wish to study in Switzerland are invited to enroll for the The IMD MBA Future Leaders Scholarship.
The IMD business school is in Lausanne, Switzerland. It is one of the world’s premier business and management institutions. IMD was established in 1990 following the merger of two business schools:
The scholarship is to help students finance their one year stay at IMD. IMD MBA candidates who can demonstrate financial need may also apply for IMD loans (maximum financial aid awarded CHF 65,000.
To be considered for one of the IMD MBA scholarships, students must have submitted their admissions application into the full-time IMD MBA program. Scholarships will be awarded only if the student is accepted into the program.
This scholarship is for candidates who have already applied to the full-time IMD MBA program. It is targeted at applicants who demonstrate exceptionally strong leadership potential and understanding.
- Acceptance into the IMD MBA Program
- Submit a 750-word essay on the following:
“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.”
Citizens of ANY country in the world
International Institute for Management Development (IMD), Lausanne, Switzerland
Fields of study
Masters in Business Administration (MBA)
Number of awards
Three (3) scholarships are awarded each year
One year – whole duration of the program
Each award is valued at CHF 30,000
Method of Application
Before applying for this scholarship, you must have applied for admission into any of the IMD MBA programs. To do this, you need to use the MBA online application form before any of the annual program application deadlines below.
To apply to this scholarship, you must submit an essay (maximum 750 words). Essay topics change for the particular application year. Get current year’s topic from official website. The essay is to be written using the ‘Essay template’ on the official website.
Visit the official website for complete information on applying for this scholarship, and download the ‘Essay Template’.
The deadline date to apply for admission into any of the IMD MBA programs is February 1, April 1, June 1, August 1 and September 1 every year. The deadline date to apply for the IMD MBA Future Leaders Scholarships is 30 September annually.
Open to International students: