developing global trade leaders
through trade career development

INSEAD Hinrich Foundation Master of Business Administration Scholarship

The Hinrich Foundation is inviting bright individuals to apply for the 2019 Hinrich Global Trade Leader Development Program.

The program offers people who are passionate for and committed to a career development in international trade a prestigious education opportunity.

Open for

International applicants
Program and location - Trade scholarships

Program & Location

Master of Business Administration at INSEAD, Singapore and France campuses

Successful candidates will begin their studies in either September 2019 (Class of July 2020) intake or January 2020 intake (Class of December 2020).

Amount of Award

€30,000/ scholarship


One INSEAD Hinrich Foundation Scholarship will be awarded in both September and January INSEAD MBA intakes. Only candidates who are admitted to the MBA programme or are in the interview process may apply. Preference will be given to candidates who have worked in global trade and/or who demonstrate a strong interest in pursuing their career in this domain. Preference will be given to candidates who show motivation to work in Asia post-MBA. Scholarship recipients will be encouraged to engage with the Hinrich Foundation for mentorship and possible career opportunities. 

Scholarship Application Deadline:

July 2020 Class:
Round 1:
Applications Open: 22 October 2018
Deadline: 5 November 2018
Round 2:
Applications Open: 17 December 2018
Deadline: 4 January 2019

December 2020 Class:
Round 1:
Applications Open: 25 March 2019
Deadline: 8 April 2019
Round 2:
Applications Open: 20 May 2019
Deadline: 3 June 2019 

Essay topic:

  • Please explain why you qualify for the Hinrich Foundation Scholarship (maximum 250 words).
  • Provide a concise but accurate description of your financial circumstances as well as your budget for the year at INSEAD. How do you expect to finance your studies if you do not obtain a scholarship from INSEAD? (150-200 words)
How to apply - Trade scholarships

How to apply?

Please apply directly with INSEAD MBA.

Further information & other inquiries

Please email to [email protected] or visit Hinrich Foundation’s Education Facebook