Staton Scholarship

August 16th, 2012 by Jonathan Frankel

Staton Scholarship
Deadline: September 30

IMD in Switzerland is now offering one $50,000 scholarship to an international student from South America studying at IMD: the Staton Scholarship.

Students from the following countries in South America are able to apply for the Staton Scholarship after they have applied to become a full-time student in the IMD MBA program: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Fr. Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela. Candidates for this award must agree to return to South America for at least three years after graduation. If this condition is not met, the award is then converted into a loan.

Along with the application into the MBA program, students must also submit a 750 word essay based upon the role of entrepreneurship in moving your country forward and your contribution to that goal. The essay submitted for this award will be judged based upon the following:

  • Relevance to the essay title
  • Organization and structure
  • Fully developed arguments
  • Persuasiveness
  • Personal element and/or passion

IMD is an internationally focused business school located in Geneva, Switzerland and the Staton Scholarship was established to promote Entrepreneurship within South America. If you think you would be a good candidate for this award, you can find more information on the Staton Scholarship and how to apply by clicking here.

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