INSEAD Renaud Lagesse Scholarships

The INSEAD Renaud Lagesse Scholarships are for candidates who wish to study an MBA at the prestigious INSEAD.

Scholarship Summary
Level: Postgraduate Institution(s): INSEAD
Location: France Field(s): MBA
Target: Africans Deadline(s): June

This scholarship fund was created in 2013 with the generous support of Renaud Lagesse (MBA’93D), an alumnus from the Republic of Mauritius. One scholarship award per academic year will be made to an MBA student from Southern or East Africa. The scholarship targets nationals who work and live in one of the following African countries: Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Swaziland, South Africa, Tanzania, The Seychelles, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe. Beneficiaries will receive financial support up to the tune of €10,000. The allowance is a contribution towards the costs of tuition fees. Preference will be given to candidates who require proven financial assistance.

In 2016, all three of INSEAD’s MBA programmes are ranked #1 by the Financial Times in their categories: MBA, Executive MBA and Single School Executive MBA. INSEAD’s goal is to develop value-driven business leaders with a global mind-set. INSEAD’s global alumni network offers reach and depth beyond any other top business school.

You are eligible if…

  • you are a national of an emerging economy
  • you have spent a substantial part of my life in the developing world, in education and/or professional experience.
  • you can submit an essay with my application

How to Apply for the INSEAD Renaud Lagesse Scholarships

Complete your application and submit the required essay by the deadline. The guideline for the essay is as follows:

1).In 200 words briefly describe an instance or aspect in your life to date that has made you stand out amongst your peers or that you consider exceptional in one way or another.
2).In 350 words provide a concise but accurate description of your financial circumstances as well as a cash flow forecast for the year e.g. details of income (such as your income, investment income, savings, property rentals,etc) set against details of expenditure (such as local outgoings, INSEAD fees, rent living expenses). How do you expect to finance your studies if you do not obtain a scholarship or financial aid from INSEAD? Why INSEAD should consider you for a need-based scholarship? What amount do you consider appropriate? Please do not forget to submit a number of supporting documents as required.

For detailed information on how to apply, visit the Official Website


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