INSEAD/Syngenta MBA Scholarships for Developing Countries (€22,500 per grant)

This MBA Scholarship is offered by INSEAD in partnership with Syngenta for developing countries. Syngenta is the world-leading agribusiness committed to sustainable agriculture through innovative research and technology, in partnership.

Scholarship Summary  
|Level: Postgraduate (MBA) |Institution(s): Syngenta, INSEAD
|Location:  France, Singapore, Abu Dhabi |Field(s): Business Administration
|Target: Developing Countries |Deadline(s): 08 May, 19 June 2017

INSEAD Scholarships, as one of the most sought-after sources of financial assistance. They are limited in number. Therefore there is significant competition for each award. The value amount of each award the INSEAD/Syngenta MBA Scholarship is €22,500 per successful applicant.

INSEAD is committed to producing the brightest minds around the world for the challenge of tomorrow’s business world. Therefore, scholarships will be awarded per class to candidates demonstrating excellence. The program admits two classes per year, each comprising 500 students and representing over 80 nationalities. Around 300 participants start on the Europe campus in France and around 200 start on the Asia campus in Singapore.


To be eligible for this scholarship, candidates must be a national of a developing country/emerging economy.

Candidates will also need to demonstrate the following:

(a) Outstanding academic achievement and promise

(b) Aptitude for business and financial management

(c) Leadership potential and

(d) Commitment to contributing to their country or region at some point in the future.

Industry experience will be considered a plus.

Preference will be given to candidates who require proven financial assistance.

How to apply for the INSEAD/Syngenta MBA Scholarships for Developing Country

To apply for INSEAD/Syngenta MBA Scholarship, candidates should complete online application and submit with essays by the stated deadline.


  1. Briefly discuss the requirements for successful business leadership in your country today. Describe how you envisage contributing to the future development of your country after graduation and why you should be considered for this award. (200 words)
  2. Briefly discuss measures required for sustainable agriculture in your country/region in the context of urban and rural development. Focus on what you consider to be the most important element (450 words)
  3. Provide a concise but accurate description of your financial circumstances as well as a cash flow forecast for the year at INSEAD (details of income set against expenditures). (150-200 words)

Before applying, carefully read through the Scholarship application guideline and to see the current INSEAD-Syngenta Endowed Scholarships page.

For further information, kindly visit the scholarship website.

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