Scholarships for Excellence are for exceptional applicants who understand the added value of an MBA from our top-ranked business school. This award is our way of attracting the best students and helping them to realize their full potential and achieve their personal and professional goals.


All HEC Paris MBA admitted candidates can apply for this merit-based scholarship (with the exception of those candidates who are sponsored by their company or government for more than 50% of their tuition fees).

Being awarded a Scholarship for Excellence doesn't exclude candidates from applying for other scholarships. If eligible, you may also apply for additional scholarships from the list below:



Candidates must complete an application through our online system. The Scholarship Jury assesses the candidate’s application. Its final decision is based on academic excellence, the overall strength of the application, the results of the selection interviews and the candidate’s GMAT score.


3 different amounts can be awarded:


January 2019 intake

  • €14,000
  • €22,000
  • €33,000

September 2019 intake

  • €15,000
  • €25,000
  • €35,000

The amount awarded is deducted from the successful candidates’ final tuition-fee payment. Please note that in the case of a Double Degree, the amount awarded will be calculated on a pro-rata (prorated) basis. 


Within a week of admission.


Decisions will be announced the week following the Admissions Jury's decision.