Monday, March 26, 2007

[Netherlands] International MBA Scholarships, Cedo Nulli Scholarship for Indonesian Talent - Nyenrode Business Universiteit

International MBA Scholarships-Cedo Nulli Scholarship for Indonesian Talent

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Nyenrode`s International MBA, Nyenrode offers no less than 25 scholarships for the 2007/2008 program. The scholarships, each worth at least € 10.000, will be offered to outstanding International MBA candidates. In addition to financial support, the winners will be assigned an experienced manager as a personal coach for the duration of their MBA studies, starting next October.

Conditions for The Cedo Nulli Scholarship for Indonesian Talent

General Information

Nyenrode Business Universiteit has set up a scholarship intended for nationals of the country of Indonesia, who would like to enroll in the International MBA (IMBA) program at Nyenrode Business Universiteit. Besides the scholarship in the amount of € 10.000, a coach will be assigned to the recipient of the scholarship during his/her study.

Scholarship essay topic and deadline

Candidates wishing to be considered for the scholarship are challenged to discuss in no more than 1500 words (three A4s) Indonesia`s role in the global economy. The candidate should discuss why Indonesia should be viewed as a considerable economic power, especially in Asia, and how the Nyenrode MBA will help the candidate to strengthen the country`s economic position in a sustainable way. In addition to the content, the essay will also be assessed as to writing style and power of persuasion.

The essay should be submitted to by May 31, 2007.
Please be reminded that for consideration for a scholarship, the IMBA application package should be submitted to the Admissions Office before this date.

Scholarship process

A Nyenrode committee will screen all written scholarship applications and will select no more than three candidates for the final round. In June/July, these candidates will be invited for an interview with the Nyenrode scholarship jury. The candidates will be asked to give a short presentation about their essay. The interview will take 30 minutes. Should the candidate live abroad, the interview can be conducted by telephone or video conferencing. The jury will make a decision regarding allocation of the scholarship to one of the three candidates after the interview. The committee and the jury reserve the right not to award the scholarship in the event that there are no candidates who meet the below-mentioned criteria. The outcome of the scholarship competition will be announced in July, 2007.

Candidate profile

The Cedo Nulli Scholarship for Indonesian Talent is intended for students with a completed bachelor`s or master`s degree. Candidates must have submitted their application package for the International MBA program in order to be considered for the scholarship competition. The winning candidate will only be awarded the scholarship once he/she has completed the remainder of the admissions process and has been admitted to the International MBA program. The sum of €10.000 will be deducted from 2nd installment of the tuition fee. The candidate is responsible for the financing of the remainder of any tuition fees, living costs and other expenses incurred.

Scholarship criteria

The following criteria apply for eligibility for the scholarship:
  • Entry to the 2007/2008 International MBA program;
  • Demonstration of academic and professional performance in his/her career to date;
  • Practical working experience;
  • Socially skilled, energetic, self-activating and independent.

Ms. B. Hummel
Telephone +31 346 291 720

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