Thursday, August 11, 2011

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 stable market economy as an effective catalyst for their country’s development, job creation, and poverty alleviation.


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

For more information, please download this brochure

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