International MBA
Scholarship Challenge 2014

Frequently Asked Questions

Here you will find answers to your frequently asked questions about the International MBA Scholarship Challenge 2014.

How do I enter the competition?

  1. Sign up for the competition here by entering your name and email.
  2. Try out your business skills and your readiness to do an MBA.
  3. Finish the challenge and upload all personal and professional information.

I did not receive a confirmation email after signing up for the competition. What should I do?

If you did not receive a confirmation email within 5-10 minutes, try checking your spam box. Otherwise, please report the problem to

What if the name of my university is not listed?

If the name of your university is not listed, please inform us by email at

When is the deadline?

March 2, 2014 23.59 EST.

Who is eligible to compete?

Anyone who has a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3 years of working experiences can apply.

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What are the recommended browsers to enter the challenge?

The latest versions of Chrome, Firefox and Safari, or Internet Explorer 10.

What happens if I don’t adhere to all the rules?

Student Competitions reserves the right to disqualify entries that do not follow the rules stated. Read more.

What can I win?

You can win one of the following five tuition revolving scholarship for the International MBA program at Nyenrode Business Universiteit:

  • 1 full-tuition revolving scholarship worth €32,500
  • 2 partial-tuition revolving scholarships worth €20,000 each
  • 2 partial-tuition revolving scholarships worth €10,000 each

A maximum of 15 finalists (non-winners) will be invited to a Nyenrode MBA Weekend in the Netherlands all-costs covered in May 16th-18th, 2014. Read more about the terms and conditions of these rewards.

What do I have to do if I become a winner of the International MBA Scholarship Challenge 2014?

You will need to apply and be admitted to the International MBA program 2014-2015 before June 1st, 2014 in order to make use of your scholarship. Read more about Admission procedures and requirements

Which costs for the program are not including in the prize?

Besides the program tuition-fee, participants of the International MBA will have to invest in the following items:

Application: €100
Readers and case material: ± € 1,250
Accommodation costs: ± € 550 (accommodation on-campus available)
Study trips: ± €2,500

Associated study and living costs: living expenses can vary according to your expectations and lifestyle, recent graduates say that a good guide for rent and living expenses is around €800-€1000 per month for a single student.

When does the International MBA program starts?

The program starts in October 2014.

Can I make use of this scholarship for other Nyenrode program and/or other year?

No. The scholarships awarded as a prize for the International MBA Scholarship Challenge 2014 are exclusive for the International MBA program starting in October 2014.

What is a revolving scholarship?

All scholarships provided by Nyenrode Fund and/or Nyenrode Business Universiteit are revolving. That means that by accepting the scholarship, the winning student also accepts the moral (not legal) obligation to make a new scholarship available by becoming a donor of the Nyenrode Fund in years following graduation. The winner will be asked to sign a document in which he/she acknowledges that his/her study at Nyenrode was made possible through the gifts of the Nyenrode alumni and morally commits him/herself to offer that same opportunity to a future student.

Why will the system not let me finalize my submission?

In case of a technical error, please report the problem to

Will I receive a certificate of achievement for my participation?

Yes, all participants who complete the challenge will receive a digital certificate sent to his/her email upon finalizing their submission.


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