INSEAD Forte Foundation Fellowship 125 views

Type of Funding

Partially funded




INSEAD is offering the INSEAD Forte Foundation Fellowship for studies commencing AY 2020, to women MBA applicants with demonstrated leadership qualities engaged in issues related to the advancement of women. The scholarship is for the MBA programme at INSEAD’s Fontainebleau campus or the Singapore campus.

Several Forte Foundation Fellowships will be offered for AY 2020 to outstanding women admitted to the INSEAD MBA programme. Fellows will join the Forte Foundation community and enjoy lifelong leadership development opportunities provided specifically for women. INSEAD Forté Fellows will become part of Forté Ambassador Scheme, where they will serve as campus champions of Forté. They will assist the campus programme administration in communicating important information about Forté in addition to encouraging networking among Forté Fellows. Fellow Ambassadors will assist Forté with grassroots promotion of activities and events.


The scholarship award ranges from €10,000 to €20,000.


Applicants must be women with the potential to become business leaders. They must exhibit exemplary leadership in 1 or more of the following ways: academic leadership; team leadership; community leadership; and/or creative leadership. INSEAD is looking for women with academic and personal achievement as well as involvement in issues related to the advancement of women.

Applicants must submit 2 essays:

  • Explain in no more than 300 words, why the candidate should be a Forte Fellow; and
  • Provide a concise but accurate description of the candidate’s financial circumstances as well as his/her budget for the year at INSEAD and explain how he/she expects to finance the studies at INSEAD if he/she fails to obtain a scholarship from INSEAD ( 150-200 words).


Applications are to be done online, by 8 April 2019 (Round 1) or 3 June 2019 (Round 2) for the December 2020 class.

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