The right to be beautiful day after day: L'Oréal strives to make this a reality within the reach of every woman and man. With over a century as a leading expert in cosmetics, this ambition is reflected in a brand portfolio unequalled anywhere in the world. Since 1909, L'Oréal's guiding mission has been to create and continuously promote an approach to beauty that is fun, affordable, fulfilling and genuine. This mission has been adopted and executed by the expertise, creativity and innovation of the thousands of women and men who have built the group worldwide.

None of this would be possible without L'Oréal's deep respect for human beings of all types and nationalities, and their genuine dedication to a sustainable business environment. The group's core values – a passion for new inventions through research, valuing talent and their potential, learning from the diversity of employees and clients, and remaining attentive and sensitive to consumers' needs – help L'Oréal's teams push forward to the frontiers of beauty every day.

Eligibility: Recipients of the L'Oréal Scholarship are outstanding candidates who have been admitted to the HEC Paris MBA and can demonstrate the following:

  • Significant professional accomplishments
  • Leadership potential, including the ability to take initiative, motivate others, provide direction, and foster collaboration
  • Creativity and innovative thinking

Selection Criteria: Only admitted candidates can apply for this scholarship. Applicants will be required to submit a 1,500-word essay discussing the style of leadership they think maximizes creativity and innovation. Please note that you cannot apply for this scholarship if admitted after June 8th for the September intake.

Number of Awards:  1 scholarship per intake

Amount of Award:  €10,000

Application Deadline:  Within a week of admission 

Decision Date:

September 2018 intake: August 2018

January 2019 intake: January 2019