Jim-Ellert MBA Scholarship, IMD Switzerland

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IMD SwitzerlandNumber of scholarships: One
Amount: CHF 20,000

Geographic region
Africa, Central & Eastern Europe (including all former Soviet republics), and the South-Eastern Asian Peninsula (Thailand, Myramar, Cambodia, Loas, Vietnam, Malaysia and Indonesia)

Who can qualify
Candidates who have already applied to the full-time IMD MBA program and who demonstrate strong financial need (with preference given to women)


  1. Acceptance into the IMD MBA Program
  2. Submitting an essay on: ‘Why I would like to do an MBA at IMD’ (maximum 500 words)

Candidates will also be considered on the basis of merit as per the quality of their admission application.

Jim Ellert (Emeritus Professor of Finance and Strategy) and the IMD MBA scholarship committee

Deadline: September 30

Scholarship essays, or questions, should be sent to mbafinance@imd.ch

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: www.imd.org.

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.

9 comments on “Jim-Ellert MBA Scholarship, IMD Switzerland

  1. Hello…
    My name is Kholifah Fitrianingsih, from Indonesia. I am teacher at kindergarten school at Cilegon City. Im under graduate from Indonesia Open University, with consentrate Elementary Teacher Education.

    Is there a full scholarship for me, in order to continue to pursue master’s in there? I really was in need of a scholarship to be able to continue to pursue a master.

  2. aku pengen jd guru matematika, tp belum bisa kuliah karna ketiadaan biyaya…boleh kah aku ikut beasiswa ini?????


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