The Jebsen Family Global South MBA & EMBA Scholars Program

When 15 October 2023
Where Online

General information

The Jebsen Family proudly presents two unique scholarship opportunities. Our aim is to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion in leadership roles, by generously offering financial aid of up to CHF 50,000 to selected applicants.

Our first initiative is The Jebsen Family Scholars Program for Non-Profit Executives. This scholarship is crafted to support those who are making a difference in the non-profit sector. The second opportunity is The Jebsen Family Global South MBA & EMBA Scholars Program, tailored for those who are paving the path for change in the Global South. We invite you to learn more about these scholarships, both rooted in merit and need-based eligibility. Discover how the Jebsen Family is committed to helping you achieve your leadership potential through these initiatives.

1. Jebsen Family Global Scholars Program for Non-Profit Executives
This program aims to strengthen the social impact of not-for-profit organisations by enabling their leaders to acquire and develop effective leadership skills at IMD. At least half of these merit and needs-based scholarships are to be attributed to women.

AmountUp to CHF 50,000
Number of scholarshipsMultiple
Deadline to apply15 October 2023 (or any prior admissions application deadlines)
CriteriaHave a proven track record of serving in leadership positions within the non-profit sector
EssayA letter of motivation, addressed to the Chair of the IMD Scholarship Foundation Awards Committee, describing the applicantโ€™s future leadership aspirations with a particular emphasis on the importance of ethics in leadership. (maximum 1โ€™000 words)
Financial Aid Form and supporting documents needed?Yes
Recipient confirmed byTime of admissions response

2. Jebsen Family Global South MBA & EMBA Scholars Program.

This program aims to strengthen diversity, equity, and inclusion in leadership by providing scholarships to MBA/EMBA candidates from the Global South. At least half of these merit and needs-based scholarships are to be attributed to women.

AmountUp to CHF 50,000
Number of scholarshipsMultiple
Deadline to apply15 October 2023 (or any prior admissions application deadlines)
CriteriaHail from a country in the Global South
EssayA letter of motivation, addressed to the Chair of the IMD Scholarship Foundation Awards Committee, describing the applicantโ€™s future leadership aspirations with a particular emphasis on the importance of ethics in leadership. (maximum 1โ€™000 words)
Financial Aid Form and supporting
documents needed?
Yes
Recipient confirmed byTime of admissions response

Scholarship applications are made through your admissions application form.

Before you apply to the program, we strongly recommend that you evaluate the investment needed and investigate the various financing options available to you.

An overview of the program fees, payment schedule and estimated living expenses can be found by clicking here.

To apply for this scholarship:

  • Review the eligibility criteria for the various scholarship offerings to determine which ones you qualify for.
  • Access the Financial Aid form from the finance section of your admissions MBA application form.
  • Complete the form and check the box next to any scholarship(s) you meet the criteria for and wish to apply for.
  • Ensure you submit all the requested documents.

Please note that typically, participants are only awarded one scholarship, and scholarships are reserved for those who are not sponsored by their company.

For more scholarship information, kindly refer to the scholarship section on our webpage.