Kofi Annan Fellowship for outstanding leadership potentials from developing countries. The Kofi Annan Fellowship provides the opportunity for talented and motivated students from developing countries who do not belong to a privileged class and lack sufficient financial means to study management at ESMT in Berlin and graduate with a prestigious MBA from the most international business school in Germany.
Upon return to their home countries, the fellows are expected to contribute to the strengthening of entrepreneurial capacity and the fostering of a stablemarket economy as an effective catalyst for their country’s development, job creation, and poverty alleviation.
ESMT European School of Management and Technology was founded in October 2002 by 25 leading global companies and institutions. The international business school offers Full-time MBA and Executive MBA programs, as well as executive education in the form of open enrollment and customized programs. The School also features in-house research-oriented consulting services in the areas of competition and regulation. ESMT is a private university based in Berlin, Germany, with an additional location in Schloss Gracht near Cologne.
What is the Kofi Annan Fellowship? A fellowship grant for an emerging leader from a developing country for a one-year full-time MBA education in Berlin, Germany.
Purpose To make significant contributions to least developed countries (LDCs) and landlocked developing countries (LLDCs); to strengthen the awareness for responsibility in leadership in developed countries.
Partner ESMT in cooperation with the Kofi Annan Business School Foundation in The Hague, Netherlands.
When Starting annually in January. Application deadline is September 30, annually. Up to three fellowships are available each year.
Financials Value of the fellowship is € 58,000. Fellows will have a full scholarship from ESMT plus fair compensation for costs like travel, accommodation, and program-related fees.
Support Travel, visa, housing, insurance, placement, networking.
Requirements Bachelor degree of any kind, a minimum of three years’ professional experience, GMAT, fluency in written and spoken English, willingness to contribute to building the economy and society of the home country with entrepreneurial impetus.
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MBA Director Nick Barniville Phone: +49 (0) 30 212 31-1400 Fax: +49 (0) 30 212 31-1409 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.esmt.org