Looking for the right career choice? Or do you want to polish your business skills?

We have the good news: business managers and administrators will be in high demand in 2020 and beyond. The opportunity for small business owners and entrepreneurs will be greater than ever through 2020. So if you want to pursue the ultimate career choice for a stable professional path, you won’t miss by choosing the field of business management, marketing or technology.

To help you get started with finding the right program for you, we compiled a list of opportunities to fund business studies.

1. Rotterdam School of Management MBA 30th Anniversary Challenge

Deadline: September 30, 2015 | Apply here
Eligibility: Any person aged above 18 years can apply
Scholarships: A €13 365 scholarship (a 30% partial scholarship) for winners of the RSM MBA Challenge 2015

Do you have an entrepreneurial flair and would you like to improve your business acumen? Try the Rotterdam School of Management MBA challenge! Innovation and sustainability provide the perfect complement to business studies at Rotterdam School of Management (RSM). Located in Holland, RSM ranks among Europe’s top-tier business schools, providing groundbreaking research and education.

2. Kofi Annan MBA Scholarships for Developing Country Students

Deadline: September 30, 2015 | Apply here
Course starts:
January 2016
Location: ESMT European School of Management and Technology, Germany
Scholarship: € 58,000

The Kofi Annan Business School Foundation provides fellowships for talented and motivated students from developing countries that allow them to obtain a one-year full-time MBA degree at ESMT.

 3. UNESCO Czech Republic Co-Sponsored Fellowships Program 2016-2017

Deadline: September 30, 2015 | Apply here
Scholarship Provider: UNESCO and the Czech Republic Government
Eligibility: International students from the Democratic Republic of the Congo; and the Republic of Mali
Location: Universities in Czech Republic

Government of the Czech Republic has placed at the disposal of UNESCO three long-term fellowships for undergraduate studies (which comprises the Bachelor’s and Master’s study programs for the academic year 2016-2017) for the benefit of certain developing Member States.

4. ESMT Academic Excellence Scholarship for Women

Deadline:  Oct 1/ Nov 2, 2015 | Apply here
The awards are open to female candidates with a GMAT score of 700+.
Course starts:
January 2016
Location:  European School of Management and Technology, Germany
Scholarship: Covers full tuition and fees

ESMT offers special-tuition scholarships to female candidates applying to the ESMT Full-time MBA program with an exceptionally strong GMAT score and a record of academic excellence at undergraduate level.

5. Graduate Institute Junior Visiting Fellowships 2016

Deadline: October 31, 2015 | Apply here
:  Current PhD students at the Graduate Institute in Geneva
Dates: The 2016 Spring semester
Location: Geneva, Switzerland

The Graduate Institute hosts university professors, researchers and senior staff members from international institutions, with independent funding keen to carry out research and take advantage of the resources and services the Institute has to offer (library, interaction with faculty members and students etc.) as well as its unique location at the heart of international Geneva.

6. British Chevening Scholarships for International Students

Deadline: November 3, 2015 | Apply here
Course starts:
Location: Universities in the UK

Chevening Scholarships are the UK government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. The programme makes awards to outstanding scholars with leadership potential from around the world to study postgraduate courses at universities in the UK.

7. Wallenberg International Fellows Program

Deadline:  November 3, 2015 | Apply here
Eligibility: Students from Georgetown universities and Stockholm School of Economics
Program starts: End of May
Locations: Washington DC internship during summer; Landegger Program during fall

The Wallenberg International Fellows Program is a highly selective program where up to 3 exceptionally qualified students each year from SSE and 3 from Georgetown University (GU) can participate.

8. Global Entrepreneurship Program 2016

Dates: September 1, 2016 | Apply here
Eligibility: Anyone aged above 18 years old can apply
Costs: EUR 13,500 per year for the European Union citizens; EUR 16,000 per year for the Non-European Union citizens (Scholarships are available)
Location: Taking place on 3 different continents (Europe, Asia, USA) at 3 leading international business schools over a 12-month period

The Global Entrepreneurship Program is a double degree between EMLYON Business School and Purdue University and run jointly by EMLYON Business School (Europe), Zhejiang University (Asia) and Purdue University (USA), who currently form  a consortium of international business schools recognised as expert in Global Entrepreneurship.

9. CIMO Doctoral Fellowships in Finland

Deadline: Ongoing | Apply here
Course starts: 2016
Location: Accredited Finish Host Institutions, Finland

The CIMO Fellowships program is open to young Doctoral level students and researchers from all countries and from all academic fields who wish to pursue their Doctorate (or Double Doctorate) at a Finnish university. Master’s level studies or post-doctoral studies/research are not supported in the programme.

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