IMD MBA Alumni Scholarships, Switzerland

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IMD SwitzerlandThe five IMD MBA Alumni Scholarships are designed to encourage diversity in the class. One is awarded to each region: Asia, Africa/Middle East, Latin America, Eastern Europe and Western Europe/North America/Oceania.

Number of scholarships: Five (one from each area)
Amount: CHF 30,000

Geographic region

  • Africa / Middle East
  • Asia
  • Eastern Europe
  • Latin America
  • Western Europe / North America / Oceania

Who can qualify
Candidates who have already applied to the full-time IMD MBA program and who are citizens, but not necessarily current residents, of the above geographical areas


  1. Acceptance into the IMD MBA Program
  2. Submitting an essay on: “Which issue do you believe is the highest priority to address in your region / country? Why would you choose this issue? How would you, as a business leader, personally address it?” (maximum 1000 words)

Please draw on your own experiences in your answer, rather than on general, broad statements. The committee is looking for essays that are personal, visionary and demonstrate leadership, which include a clearly articulated description of how the solution could be implemented.

Jury: IMD MBA alumni loan committee
Deadline: September 30

Scholarship essays, or questions, should be sent to

IMD MBA scholarship conditions
Applicants must have been accepted into the IMD MBA program prior to their application.

Our scholarship applications are essay based, with winning essays typically including the following features:

  • Relevance to the essay title
  • Organization and structure
  • Fully developed arguments
  • Persuasiveness
  • Personal element and/or passion

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

For more information, please visit official website:

Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure the above information is current and correct. However, applicants should contact the appropriate administering body before making an application, as details do change frequently.

12 comments on “IMD MBA Alumni Scholarships, Switzerland

  1. I’m still undergraduate student now. May I able to apply this scholarship?
    And what’s the especially subject we can take on MBA program? Last, are there any egibility besides the writting essay?
    Thank you for the information, I hope and I will appreciate it

  2. Im exicted with the scholarships program..wanna register..but im fifth semester students majoring of public administration..can i apply for this scholarships?the requirements on announcement isn’t completed..thank you :)


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