The INSEAD Nelson Mandela Endowed Scholarship is offered for candidates who are nationals 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.Sub-Saharan Africans
July 2020 Class:
To be taken at (country): INSEAD Business School (With campuses in France, Singapore and Abu Dhabi)
About the Award: 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.
At their 5th reunion the Class of ’01J contributed to this important scholarship fund, as did the Class of ’97D on the occasion of their 10th reunion and the Class of ’69 at their 40th reunion.
INSEAD Business school Eligibility : By way of their interests, activities and accomplishments, candidates for this scholarship will need to demonstrate:
outstanding academic achievement and promise
aptitude for business and financial management
strong likelihood of spending the better part of their working careers in Africa and
a firm commitment to the goals of African development, understanding among-st peoples and public interest.
In awarding scholarships, INSEAD shall particularly seek candidates from southern Africa.
To be eligible for the INSEAD 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.