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Scholarships

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For self-funded candidates, ESMT offers partial-tuition, merit-based scholarships. ESMT awards scholarships based on academic excellence, personal and professional achievement, particularly strong leadership experience, and outstanding growth potential. Scholarships for the Executive MBA are applied directly to the applicant’s tuition.

 

To receive a scholarship, Executive MBA applicants first complete an online application to the Executive MBA program. In the relevant section of the application, candidates can submit their motivation for applying for any number of the following scholarships. Self-funded EMBA applicants are automatically considered for any available scholarships.

 

EMBA Automatically Awarded Scholarships

  • Early Application Scholarships

    Completed online applications submitted in rounds 1-3 will receive a scholarship corresponding to the round in which the application is submitted.  

    • Round 1: February 27, 2023 – €10.000 
    • Round 2: May 1, 2023 – €5.000 
    • Round 3: July 3, 2023 – €2.500 
    • Round 4: September 4, 2023 – applications received after this date will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • GMAT / GRE / or ESMT Admission Test Scholarship

    Applicants who submit successful GMAT, GRE (equivalent) or ESMT Business Admission Test scores will be considered for scholarships to acknowledge their success.

     

    Value:  €2,500

     

    Requirements:
    GMAT of 690 or higher
    GRE verbal score of at least 160, quantitative score of at least165
    ESMT Business Admission Test of 16 or higher
    EA of 157 or higher

     

    Eligibility: Applicants will be considered after submitting a completed application to the EMBA program including official test results from either the GMAT or GRE. GRE scores will be converted to a GMAT equivalent using this online converter.

     

    NOTE: Applicants must submit official test results no older than five years from the date of application, from either the GMAT or GRE. For the ESMT Business Admission Test, only the results from the first exam will be considered for the scholarship. Subsequent test results are not eligible.

EMBA Application-driven Scholarships

To be considered for one of these scholarships, you will need to answer an additional question in your online EMBA application. Each scholarship requires a response to a different question.

The following conditions apply:

  • You can apply to up to 3 scholarships.
  • You can only be awarded one scholarship.
  • Applying for scholarships does not guarantee a scholarship award, irrespective of how many you apply for.

Diversity Scholarships

  • 30% Club / Female Leader’s Scholarship

    The 30% Club is a global gender diversity campaign which aims to increase the number of women on boards, and throughout the pipeline. Started in the UK in 2010, the Club has a goal of achieving a minimum of 30% women on FTSE-100 boards. Currently the figure stands at 26.1% up from 12.5%.

     

    The 30% Club aims to develop a diverse pool of talent for all businesses, through the efforts of its Chair and CEO members who are committed to better gender balance at all levels of their organizations.

    ESMT and the 30% Club are committed to helping more women reach influential positions. The 30% Club/ESMT EMBA Scholarship has been established to encourage and support outstanding women who are aspiring towards more senior leadership roles.

     

    Number of scholarships: 5

     

    Value: 30% of tuition fees (€17,850)

     

    Eligibility:  Female candidates showing proven senior leadership experience in the public or private sectors.

     

    Requirements:  Candidates should complete the scholarship essay as part of their ESMT online application explaining how they qualify for this scholarship.

     

    Question: Tell us why you do - or do not - agree with mandatory board (or senior management) quotas for women.

  • Rainbow Scholarship

    The Rainbow scholarship supports ESMT’s commitment to diversity. Special consideration will be given to self-identified LGBTQ applicants. One scholarship of €11,900 is available for self-funded applicants.

     

    Question: How have you contributed to LGBTQ+ causes and impacted the community?

  • Regional Scholarships

    Regional scholarships are awarded to those with extraordinary academic and/or professional profiles, leadership skills, and growth potential.
     

    Requirements

    To qualify, you must

    • hold permanent residency in the region,
    • be a self-funded applicant, and
    • demonstrate your strong intention to promote business development and pursue professional options in the region of your residency within a reasonable timeframe after the EMBA.

     

    ESMT Africa Scholarship

    Number of scholarships available: one

    Value: 50% off tuition (€29,750 of EMBA tuition)

    Eligibility: Candidates with permanent residence in any African country. One scholarship of €29,750 is available for self-funded applicants. Candidates are expected to prove their strong intention to promote business development and pursue professional options in Africa within a reasonable timeframe after completion of the program.

     

    ESMT Americas Scholarship

    Number of scholarships available: one

    Value: 25% off tuition (€14,875 of EMBA tuition)

    Eligibility: Candidates with permanent residence in any South, Central or North American country. One scholarship of €14,875 is available for self-funded applicants. Candidates are expected to prove their strong intention to promote business development and pursue professional options in Latin and/or North America.

     

    ESMT Central and Eastern Europe Scholarship

    Number of scholarships available: one

    Value: 25% off tuition (€14,875 of EMBA tuition)

    Eligibility: Candidates with permanent residence in a Central or Eastern European country: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Belarus, Moldova, Ukraine, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Croatia, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Montenegro, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Albania, Romania, Bulgaria. 

    One scholarship of €14,875 is available for self-funded applicants. Candidates are expected to prove their strong intention to promote business development and pursue professional options in Central and Eastern Europe within a reasonable timeframe after completion of the program.

     

    ESMT Middle East and Central Asia Scholarship

    Number of scholarships available: one

    Value: 25% off tuition (€14,875 of EMBA tuition)

    Eligibility: Candidates with permanent residence in Lebanon, Turkey, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Jordan, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar.

    One scholarship of €14,875 is available for self-funded applicants. Candidates are expected to prove their strong intention to promote business development and pursue professional options in Middle East and Central Asia within a reasonable timeframe after completion of the program.

     

    ESMT Western Europe Scholarship

    Number of scholarships available: one

    Value: 10% off tuition (€5,950 of EMBA tuition)

    Eligibility: Candidates with permanent residence in a Western European country: Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Switzerland.

    One scholarship of €5,950 is available for self-funded applicants. Candidates are expected to prove their strong intention to promote business development and pursue professional options in Western Europe within a reasonable timeframe after completion of the program.

     

    Question: How will your background, values, and non-work interests enhance the experience of your fellow students and add to ESMT's diverse culture?

     

Impact Scholarships

  • Impact Scholarship

    Number of scholarships available: two

    Value: 30% off tuition

    Change can be accelerated when social issues and business are aligned. The Impact scholarship is for applicants who are helping make the world a better place. Preference will be given to those working in social enterprises, non-profit organizations, or NGOs. Two scholarships of €17,850 are available for self-funded applicants.

     

    Question: How have you positively impacted society, or the environment?

  • Founder’s Scholarship

    Number of scholarships available: two

    Value: 25% off tuition

    Entrepreneurship is in ESMT’s DNA and the school seeks to support those who have founded or co-founded their own business.  Applicants must have at least three years’ experience running their own start up and have an equity stake. Two scholarships of €11,900 are available for self-funded applicants.

     

    Question: As you were founding your business, what was the most useful piece of advice you received and how did you apply it?

  • Future Leader

    Number of scholarships available: ten

    Value: 10% off tuition

    Awarded on the basis of excellence, the future leader scholarship rewards students with extraordinary academic and/or professional profiles, leadership skills, and growth potential. Ten scholarships of €5,950 are available for self-funded applicants.

     

    Question: ESMT is committed to developing responsible leaders, what is your vision of responsible leadership?

Network Scholarships

  • e-fellows Scholarship

    ESMT Berlin is pleased to partner with e-fellows to offer a scholarhship to e-fellows members, alumni or e-fellows MBA day participants.Unlimited scholarships of €14,875 are available for self-funded applicants.

     

    Value:  up to 25% (€14,875) of EMBA tuition

     

    Eligibility: A motivational essay explaining why you are the perfect candidate for the scholarship should accompany your application for admission to the EMBA program.

     

    Question: How will you positively contribute to the learning environment of your peers at ESMT?

     

    Deadline: August 31

     

    For more information, please visit the e-fellows.net site.

  • Bundeswehr Scholarship

    ESMT is pleased to offer scholarships to all German Bundeswehr Officers who are exiting the military. Unlimited scholarships of 25% off tuition are available for self-funded applicants. German Bundeswehr Officers who are exiting the military.

     

    Number of Scholarships available: Unlimited

     

    Value: 25% of tuition fees (€14,875)

     

    Eligibility:  Applications must be received within one year of the formal ending of service. Interested candidates must first be accepted to the EMBA program and express their interest in the scholarship when applying.

     

    Question: What skill, developed during your service with the Bundeswehr, will help you and your fellow students most as you study for the EMBA, and why?

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