Fondation Rainbow Bridge Scholarships

The Fondation Rainbow Bridge Scholarships are offered to women from African and Asian countries which have been affected by natural disasters such as drought or famine.

Scholarship Summary
Level: Postgraduate Institution(s): HEC Paris
Location: France Field(s): MBA
Target: Women, Africans, Asians Deadline(s): 15 June, 26 November

The Fondation Rainbow Bridge scholarships will enable young women recipients to enrich their academic background at HEC Paris. It is offered to assist women professionals in their MBA studies at HEC Paris. Beneficiaries of the scholarships will receive financial support to the tune of € 20,000 per year. The allowance is a contribution towards the costs of living, the costs of tuition fees, etc.

HEC Paris is a top 5 university worldwide for the number of alumni holding CEO positions in Fortune Global 500 companies. Additionally, HEC Paris has broken into the elite club of top 15 MBA programs worldwide in the Financial Time’s 2016 rankings. This top ranking reaffirms the school’s commitment to academic excellence, intellectual curiosity, attention to diversity, a strong sense of leadership and a truly entrepreneurial spirit.


To be eligible for the scholarship, you must:

  • be a woman
  • be a national of an African or Asian country affected by a natural disaster, drought or famine.
  • have been admitted to the HEC Paris MBA program (Full-time only)
  • be able to demonstrate exemplary leadership skills in one or more of the following areas: Community work, Charity engagement, Sustainable development practices.

How to Apply for the Fondation Rainbow Bridge Scholarships

Applicants must submit an essay with the application. The essay is on why you should be named the Fondation Rainbow Bridge Scholar at the HEC MBA Program, while identifying your post-MBA goals. Deadline is on a rolling basis, however, note that you cannot apply for this scholarship if admitted after June 15th for the September intake and after November 26th for the January intake.

For detailed information on how to apply, visit the official website (link found below)

Official Website


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