As part of our partnership with the Forté Foundation, the HEC Paris MBA Program will offer exceptional women four significant scholarships per graduating class. By opening educational pathways, the HEC Forté scholarships will help improve leadership opportunities for women in business.

Recipients of the Forté Scholarship are high-quality candidates who meet our standard selection criteria and have demonstrated exemplary leadership skills in:

  • Academics
  • Team building
  • Community work
  • Creative activity

Eligibility: Only admitted candidates can apply for this scholarship. Candidates should have demonstrated a commitment to women via personal mentorship or community involvement. Please note that unfortunately, you cannot apply for this scholarship if admitted after June 15th for the September intake, and after November 26th for the January intake.

Selection Criteria: Essay - "Please explain in 1,500 words why you should be the Forté Scholar at the HEC MBA Program".

Amount of Award: Variable, up to €15,000

Number of Awards: a minimum of 3 scholarships for the September intake, a minimum of 1 for the January intake

Application Deadline: Rolling

Decision date:

January 2016 Full-time/Part-time intake: 29th December 2015 (at the latest)

September 2016 Full-time intake: 18th August 2016