As part of our partnership with the Forté Foundation, the HEC Paris MBA 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.

Applicants sponsored by their employer or their government for more than 50% of their tuition fees are not eligible to apply for scholarships. Please note that in the case of a Double Degree, the amount awarded will be calculated on a pro-rata (prorated) basis. 

Selection Criteria: Based on the essay question, "please explain in 1,500 words why you should be the Forté Scholar at the HEC Paris MBA."

Amount of Award: Variable, up to €7,000

Number of Awards: a minimum of 3 scholarships for both the September and January intakes.

Application Deadline: 1 week after admission to the program

Decision date:

September 2018 intake: August 2018 (at the latest)

January 2019 intake: December 2018 (at the latest)