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HEC- Fondation Rainbow Bridge

The Fondation Rainbow Bridge Scholarship was established in memory of Muriel Dargent (1967 – 2004), Matthieu Dargent (1997 – 2004), Iris Dargent (2001 – 2004), and Muriel's parents, all of whom disappeared in the December 2004 Tsunami.

A graduate of HEC in 1988, Muriel Dargent presented a strong role model for young women, juggling her responsibilities as wife, mother, and leader. As the Financial Director of Nihon L'Oreal in Japan, Muriel was fluent in English, Spanish and Japanese.

The Fondation Rainbow Bridge will enable young women recipients to enrich their academic background by obtaining an HEC MBA.

Eligibility: Recipients of this scholarship are top-caliber female candidates who have been admitted to the HEC MBA program and who can demonstrate exemplary leadership skills in one or more of the following areas:
    * Community work,
    * Charity engagement,
    * Sustainable development practices.

Selection Criteria:
Women applying must come from an Asian or African country affected by a natural disaster, drought or famine. In addition, they must demonstrate a commitment to solving some of the social and economic issues affecting their countries while working for the long-term security of the people living there.

Essay Question:
Please explain in 1,500 words why you should be named the Fondation Rainbow Bridge Scholar at the HEC MBA Program, while identifying your post-MBA goals.

Personal Financial Statement:
Applicants must submit a detailed description of their financial circumstances as well as a cash-flow forecast for the 16-month duration at HEC.

Amount of Awards: € 20,000 each
Number of Awards: Two scholarships for the September intake, and two for the January intake
Application Deadline: TBC

For more information: HEC MBA - Admissions - Financing - Scholarships - HEC- Fondation Rainbow Bridge .

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