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Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at 1am

MBA Scholarships for Women Studying at European Business Schools

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Are you a woman who has dreamed about studying business in Europe, but financial worries have put your dreams on hold? You may still be able to achieve your goal, since many top European Business Schools offer MBA scholarships for women.

In addition to the QS Scholarship Programs, we also seek to include lists of alternative scholarships, such as those below, for your ease of reference:

 

London Business School Scholarships

The goal of the women's scholarship programs at the London School of Business is to support female applicants of merit and increase the number of female students at London Business School, as well as the number of women considering a business management career.

Deutsche Bank Women's Scholarship Programme

Who it's for: All accepted female MBA applicants who are interested in working in the financial services industry.

Value: £20,000

Number of Awards: 4

Application Process: Applicants from Stage 1, 2, or 3 who are accepted into the class of 2018 will be given instructions on how to apply for the Deutsche Bank Women's Scholarship
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The 30% Club Scholarship

Who it's for: All accepted female MBA applicants who are interested in working in the financial services industry.

Award: First year fees

Application Process: Applicants from Stage 1, 2, or 3 who are accepted into the class of 2018 will automatically be considered for the 30% Club Scholarship.


Celia Atkin Avent Scholarship

Who it's for: Women from the UK

Award: First year fees

Application Process: Applicants from Stage 1, 2, or 3 who are accepted into the class of 2018 will be given instructions on how to apply for the Celia Atkin Avent scholarship.

Lloyds Scholars MBA Scholarship for Women

Who it's for: Accepted female MBA applicants who are UK residents or nationals

Award: £30,000

Application Process: Candidates who are accepted into the class of 2018 will automatically be considered for this scholarship

The Nestle Emerging Markets Scholarship for Women

Who it's for: Women from the BRICS countries as well as emerging markets in Asia and Africa

Award: £30,000

Application Process: Candidates who are accepted into the class of 2018 will be provided with details on how to apply for the scholarship.

The Nirmal Talwar Scholarship

Who it's for: All accepted female MBA applicants

Award: £35,000

Application Process: Accepted candidates will automatically be considered for this award

The Monica and Navin Valrani Scholarship

Who it's for: Indian women

Award: £20,000

Application Process: Accepted candidates will automatically be considered for this award

INSEAD Scholarships

INSEAD offers 4 MBA scholarships for women:

INSEAD Alumni Fund (IAF) Women's Scholarship

Who it's for: Bright, motivated women making significant achievements in their personal and professional lives.

Value: Up to €15,000

Number of Awards: 10-15

Application Process:Applicants must submit an essay and are automatically considered for the INSEAD Judith Connelly Delouvrier Scholarships.

INSEAD Groupe Galeries Lafayette Endowed Scholarship for Women

Who it's for: Female applicants who embrace Groupe Galeries Lafayette's values of serving customers, regardless of their social background or ethnic origin. Preference is given to candidates who live in Western Europe, the Middle East and Asia, as well as those with retail experience.

Value: €10,000

Application Process: Applicants must submit an essay.

INSEAD Judith Connelly Delouvrier Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship was created in honor of Judith Connelly Delouvrier, a victim of the TWA flight 800 tragedy in 1996.

Value: Up to $15,000

Number of Awards: 1

Application Process: Applicants must submit an essay.

INSEAD Mette Roed Heyerdahl Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was created in honor of Mette Roed Heyerdahl, a Norwegian lawyer who worked on women's legal rights issues in cooperation with legal organisations in Palestine, Nepal and Uganda who will pursue a career in their country/region after graduation.

Who it's for: Women from Nepal, Uganda, Palestine, Turkey and the Middle East.

Value: Up to €12,000

Number of Awards: 1

Application Process: Applicants must submit an essay.

HEC Scholarships

HEC-Foundation Rainbow Bridge Scholarships

Who it's for: Women from Asian or African countries affected by natural disasters, drought or famine who demonstrate exemplary leadership skills through community work, charitable engagement, or sustainable development practices. Only admitted candidates can apply for the scholarship. 

Value: €20,000

Number of Awards: 2

Application Process: Applicants must submit an essay and a statement of financial need.

ESMT Scholarships

30% Club / ESMT MBA Women's Scholarship

Who it's for: Female candidates who have excelled in professional leadership positions or who are on a clear path toward future leadership roles.

Value: Up to €19,000

Number of Awards: 1

Application Process: Completion of scholarship essay as part of the ESMT application

ESMT Women's Academic Scholarship

Who it's for: Female full-time MBA applicants with a GMAT score of 700+ and a record of academic excellence at the undergraduate level.

Value: Up to €15000

Number of Awards: 2

Application Process: Applicants must provide proof of a valid GMAT score (not older than 5 years) and fill out an essay about why they qualify for the scholarship when submitting their MBA application

Women in Leadership Scholarships

Who it's for: Women who can demonstrate leadership achievements in their career experience to date

Value: Up to £15,000

Number of Awards: 2

Application Process: Applicants need to complete the scholarship essay as part of their ESMT online MBA application.

IMD Scholarships

Nestle Scholarships for Women

First awarded in 1997, The Nestle Scholarship for Women was created by a group of IMD MBA participants who wanted to encourage women to get an MBA.

Who it's for: Female full-time MBA applicants who demonstrate financial need.

Restrictions: Nestle employees are not eligible for the scholarship.

Value: 25,000 francs

Application Process: Applicants must submit a financial aid form and an 750 word essay.

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