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MBA INSEAD Deepak and Sunita Gupta Endowed Scholarship(s)

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Deadline: August 13, 2018.

Description:

Deepak Gupta MBA’93J and his wife Sunita have generously created an endowed scholarship fund targeted at students from emerging markets.
Their intention is to help build human capacity and to create economic and social value in the most economically challenged regions of the world. Outstanding candidates with limited financial means will be granted scholarships and the fund will enable INSEAD to continue to attract diverse candidates onto the MBA Programme. One or two significant awards will be granted in each class.

Eligibility:

  • Candidates from emerging/developing countries who can demonstrate proven financial need.

Essay topic:

1).The essays submitted for INSEAD Diversity Scholarships will be reviewed.
2).In approximately 300 words for all the questions that follow: (a) introduce yourself and include an account of your early years i.e. where you grew up and the primary and secondary schools you attended. How did you finance your secondary education? (b) briefly describe how you envisage contributing to the future development of your country/region after graduation and (c) Give the main reason why an INSEAD MBA is relevant to your future career development.
3).Only if you would like to be considered for the INSEAD Alumni Fund Robin Hood Scholarship: in approximately 350 words give the main reason for your application for the IAF Robin Hood Scholarship. Award recipients will be expected to lead the on-campus campaign. State how you will get involved and make peers participate. What are your ideas for the campaign?(If not applicable, please enter N/A)
4).In approximately 300 words provide a concise but accurate description of your financial circumstances as well as your budget for the year at INSEAD. How do you expect to finance your studies if you do not obtain a scholarship from INSEAD? Why INSEAD should consider you for a Diversity scholarship? What amount do you consider appropriate? Please do not forget to submit a number of supporting documents as required.
5).Only if you would like to be considered for the IAF Special Profile scholarships, please answer the following question in no more than 300 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.(If not applicable, please enter N/A)
6).Please outline how, if you are successful in your career, you might help others in theirs.

Amount of the Award: Up to €25,000

Application Format: To be considered for this scholarship please refer to the INSEAD Diversity Scholarship pages and submit your application and background material accordingly. 

July 2019 Class:

Round 3:
Applications Open: 5 March 2018
Deadline: 19 March 2018

December 2019 Class:
Round 1:
Applications Open: 23 April 2018
Deadline: 7 May 2018
Round 2:
Applications Open: 11 June 2018
Deadline: 25 June 2018
Round 3:
Applications Open: 30 July 2018
Deadline: 13 August 2018

Application Process