Scholarships, Master Plans | INCAE Business School

Leaders for Change Scholarship

This scholarship is intended to support leaders with potential and desire to generate a positive impact in their countries and in the region.

Requirements:

  • Conclude with the application requirements for the MBA that begins in September 2022 before June 07.
  • Submit an essay explaining the leadership activities in which you have had the opportunity to participate or, failing that, how you think it could have a positive impact after graduating from the MBA.
  • Be willing to cover the rest of the investment, not covered by this scholarship.

Conditions:

  • The scholarship applies only to the MBA Program that begins in September 2022.
  • The scholarship will cover up to a maximum of 50% of the program's tuition and the assignment will be subject to a thorough analysis of real financial need. The student must finance the difference in tuition and the rest of the cost of the program.

Deadlines to apply:

  • MBA (starts 2022)
  • Call: 25 July of the 2022.

  • Global MBA (starts 2023)
  • Call: 25 July of the 2022.

    ACTE scholarship

    This scholarship is aimed at young Central Americans who come from the dramatic arts sector, want to contribute to a better future for their country and who wish to pursue a Full Time MBA at INCAE

    Requirements:

    • Possess a professional degree in dramatic arts.
    • Have your admission letter to the INCAE full-time MBA.
    • Have well-founded ethical and moral principles.
    • Possess leadership potential.
    • Present an essay where you explain a situation that evidences your leadership capacity and ethical values.
    • Possess a proven need for financial resources. Complete and submit the INCAE financial aid application.

    Conditions:

    • The ACTE Scholarship will contribute part of the investment in tuition.
    • INCAE will award an additional scholarship of up to USD 15,000.
    • The student must be willing to cover the rest of the investment, not covered by this scholarship.

    Deadlines to apply:

    Call: 25 July of the 2022.

    For more information on the Espressivo Theater Cultural Association (ACTE) you can enter here: http://actecr.org

    Global Shapers Scholarship

    This scholarship is intended to support members of the Global Shapers community who wish to pursue the Global MBA, who have a history of academic excellence and have demonstrated financial need.


    Requirements:

    • Be an active member of the Global Shapers community in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Uruguay or Venezuela.
    • Having been admitted to the Global MBA program that will begin in September at the Walter Kissling Gam Campus of INCAE Business School, in Alajuela, Costa Rica.
    • Have obtained a minimum result of 650 points (more than 50 in each section) in the INCAE admission exam (LASPAU), or its equivalent in GRE or GMAT.
    • Have an excellent academic performance during their university education with a minimum average of 85/100.
    • Ask your Manager or Admissions Coordinator for online access to the "financial information" form.
    • Write an essay about a project you are currently working on or one that you have already completed. You should answer the following about your project: What were your main challenges and how did you solve them? What are the results obtained? How did you get involved in the project? It can be extended in the exposed details.
    • Have the financial resources necessary to cover the costs not covered by this Scholarship.

    Conditions:

    • INCAE grants you a scholarship up to 70% of the Master's Tuition. The student must finance the difference in tuition as well as the rest of the cost of the program.
    • The scholarship applies only to the Global MBA program, at the Walter Kissling Gam Campus of INCAE Business School, in Alajuela, Costa Rica.
    • Once the scholarship recipient is notified that they have won the scholarship, they will have one week to pay the quota reservation, otherwise they will lose the scholarship.

    Deadlines to apply:

  • Global MBA (starts 2023)
  • Call: 25 July of the 2022.

    Women Leaders for Change Scholarship

    This scholarship is intended to support women leaders with potential and desire to generate a positive impact in their countries and in the region.

    Requirements:

    • To be a woman.
    • Conclude with the application requirements for the MBA that begins in September 2022 before June 07.
    • Submit an essay explaining the leadership activities in which you have had the opportunity to participate or, failing that, how you think it could have a positive impact after graduating from the MBA.
    • Be willing to cover the rest of the investment, not covered by this scholarship.

    Conditions:

    • The scholarship applies only to the MBA Program that begins in September 2022.
    • The scholarship will cover up to a maximum of 50% of the program's tuition and the assignment will be subject to a thorough analysis of real financial need. The student must finance the difference in tuition and the rest of the cost of the program.

    Deadlines to apply:

  • MBA (starts 2022)
  • Call: 25 July of the 2022.

  • Global MBA (starts 2023)
  • Call: 25 July of the 2022.

    The INCAE Foundation

    INCAE has a fund that grants partial aid to candidates with a history of academic excellence and who show financial need to be able to meet the costs of their Full Time MBA.


    Conditions:

    • Of the amount assigned to a student who receives said benefit, a percentage will be considered a scholarship and other financing as determined by the Financial Support Committee (CAF). The student must finance the difference in tuition and the rest of the cost of the program.
    • The percentage of funding must be reimbursed in a period after graduation, in order to contribute to the formation of new generations of INCAISTAS.
    • These funds apply to Full Time MBA programs.
    • Ask your Manager or Admissions Coordinator for online access to the "financial information" form.
    • Once the applicant is notified that he has won the support, he will have one week to pay the quota reservation, otherwise he will lose the scholarship.

    Enrique Uribe Business Scholarship

    Cuestamoras will sponsor a full scholarship for the MBA Program.

    Requirements

    • All Latin American countries apply.
    • Have obtained a minimum result of 620 in the INCAE admission exam (LASPAU), or its equivalent in GRE or GMAT.
    • Have excellent academic performance during their university training with a minimum average of 85/100, university degree and present a curriculum vitae with relevant work experience.
    • Have been admitted to the MBA program.
    • Submit an essay about the candidate's business or business project you have to launch after graduating from the program.
    • Ask your Manager or Admissions Coordinator for online access to the "financial information" form.

    Terms of use

    • The scholarship will cover part of the tuition for the Program.
    • You must take and pass the specialization in Entrepreneurship.
    • Applies only for the MBA Program.
    • At the end of the first part of the program, the student must dedicate himself to writing a business plan for his company in the months of June to August (prior to the program) and must present it to a panel of Cuestamoras executives.
    • The candidate will have the option of doing the MCP in any of the Cuestamoras companies unless the company indicates otherwise.
    • Upon graduation, the candidate must dedicate himself to his company implementing the written Business Plan.

    Deadlines to apply:

  • MBA (starts 2022)
  • Call: 25 July of the 2022.

    Honor Funds

    The Honor Fund is a financing, therefore, it has the characteristic that it must be reimbursed by the beneficiary once the program has concluded, in order to allow more young people to continue benefiting from these funds in the future. As the Honor Funds are soft financial aid, the interest rate is much lower than the market rate and does not require real guarantees, only the commitment of the recipient of the fund. 

    Among the benefits of obtaining an Honor Fund are the following:

    • Financing between USD4,000 and USD13,000 for the entire Program. The amount depends on the type of funds.
    • The donors are large companies in the region, which directly review the candidate files and the opportunity opens for the candidate to meet important donors to the fund, who could consider the candidate for a position in the future.
    • Low financial cost within a reasonable term (maximum 5 years)
    • The beneficiary begins to repay the fund 3 months after the graduation date.

    Terms of use

    • These funds are not combinable for the same student, that is, one fund per person could be accessed if selected for said fund.
    • Be from the country of each fund.
    • Have been admitted to the MBA or Global MBA Program.
    • Have obtained a minimum of 580 in the INCAE entrance exam (PAEP), or its equivalent in GRE or GMAT.
    • This fund is not combined with any other benefits granted by INCAE, including discounts.

    Deadlines to apply:

  • MBA (starts 2022)
  • Call: 25 July of the 2022.

  • Global MBA (starts 2023)
  • Call: 25 July of the 2022.

    Vicente Pascual Barquero Scholarship

    Considering that Vicente Pascual Barquero was one of the Founders of INCAE, the Pascual Landa family seeks to help prepare young people with intellectual, moral and leadership capacity, with limited resources, who without help like this, it would be impossible for them to enter INCAE, to that upon completion of the program they become agents of change willing to contribute to the development of the region.


    Requirements:

    • Be of Panamanian nationality.
    • Have been admitted to the MBA or Global MBA Program.
    • High academic distinction.
    • Proven leadership potential.
    • Well founded ethical and moral principles.
    • Proven high need for financial resources.

    Deadlines to apply:

  • MBA (starts 2022)
  • Call: 25 July of the 2022.

  • Global MBA (starts 2023)
  • Call: 25 July of the 2022.

    Scholarship for graduates of the Sergio Arboleda University

    INCAE Business School makes available to graduates of Sergio Arboleda University, a partial scholarship for young Colombians of academic excellence interested in taking the Global MBA. 


    Requirements:

    • Be of Colombian nationality and graduated from Sergio Arboleda University.
    • Have a letter of admission to Full Time MBA
    • Demonstrate academic merit (academic average, INCAE admission grade) and financial need.
    • Have the ability to pay the costs not covered by this scholarship.
    • Ask your Manager or Admissions Coordinator for online access to the "financial information" form.

    Conditions to apply for the scholarship:

    • INCAE Business School will contribute a maximum of 50% of the tuition.
    • The student must finance the remaining amount of tuition and any other additional costs.
    • Once the scholarship recipient is notified that they have won the scholarship, they will have one week to pay the quota reservation, otherwise they will lose the scholarship.

    Deadlines to apply:

  • Global MBA (starts 2023)
  • Call: 25 July of the 2022.

    Margaret McNamara Education Grants Scholarship (MMEG)

    INCAE Business School signed an agreement with the Margaret McNamara Education Grants (MMEG) organization that is dedicated to granting scholarships to women committed to the development of their countries. For the first time INCAE will be part of the Program for Latin America and is the only business school in Latin America eligible to apply.

    Requirements:

    • Be at least 25 years old at the time of the closing of the call.
    • Be a citizen of a country listed on the MMEG list of eligible countries (MMEG List of eligible countries).
    • Be registered in an accredited academic institution at the time of submitting the application; and after being named the winner of the scholarship, by the MMEG board of directors, be enrolled for a full academic period at one of the universities participating in the program.
    • Not having any family ties (or being a spouse) with employees of the World Bank (World Bank Group), International Monetary Fund or Inter-American Development Bank

    Apply:

    This scholarship is external to INCAE, so the application process as well as inquiries about the assignment of scholarship recipients must be carried out directly with this organization.. For more information enter the following link: http://www.mmeg.org/aplicar

    Patricia Price Peterson Foundation Scholarship

    The Patricia Price Peterson Foundation seeks to support young Latin Americans with excellent academic performance, high growth potential and the ability to be agents of change in their communities, to pursue their Full Time MBA at INCAE. 

    The Financial Assistance Committee (CAF), considering compliance with the requirements established by INCAE, and in coordination with the Donor, will be responsible for assigning the scholarship to the best candidate throughout the admission process.

     

    Requirements:

     

    • Academic excellence 
    • Clear financial need 
    • Growth potential and proven leadership 
    • Potential to generate an impact in your environment

     

    Preference will be given to candidates who meet the requirements and are also graduates of a career in the agricultural branch at a regionally recognized university (for example Earth or Zamorano) and / or who work and have the interest of continuing to develop their professional career in the agricultural sector. 

     

    ** Candidates who wish to take the Master in Agribusiness may be considered. 

     

    Deadlines to apply:

  • MBA (starts 2022)
  • Call: August 22 of the 2022.

  • Global MBA (starts 2023)
  • Call: August 22 of the 2022.

    René Morales Carazo Scholarship

    The René Morales Carazo Chair dedicates an economic fund aimed at entrepreneurs from Honduras and Nicaragua, so that they can take the MBA and Global MBA programs that begin in the second semester of each year at INCAE Business School.


    Requirements:

    • Have a letter of admission to the MBA or Global MBA program.
    • Ask your Manager or Admissions Coordinator for online access to the "financial information" form.
    • Have the financial resources necessary to cover the costs not covered by the Scholarship.
    • Present your Curriculum Vitae with experience in entrepreneurship.
    • Present a business plan about your venture or your idea to develop.

    Conditions:

    • The René Morales Carazo Scholarship committee will award up to $ 25,000 applicable to the value of the tuition.
    • Applies only to the MBA and Global MBA programs each year.
    • Take and pass the specialization in Entrepreneurship.
    • Be an active member of the INCAE Entrepreneurship club.

    Deadlines to apply:

  • MBA (starts 2022)
  • Call: 25 July of the 2022.

  • Global MBA (starts 2023)
  • Call: 25 July of the 2022.
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    * The donor may make changes in the amounts to be awarded as well as in the modality of the scholarship. 

    Family Business Members Scholarship

    This scholarship is intended to support all those people who are part of a family business and seek to develop the necessary tools to take an important role within said organization by studying a full-time MBA at INCAE.

    Requirements:

    • Be part of a family business. 
    • Have your admission letter to the INCAE full-time MBA.
    • All Latin American countries apply.
    • Have excellent academic performance during their university training.

    Conditions:

    • The scholarship applies only to the MBA Program that begins in September 2022.
    • INCAE Business School will contribute a maximum of 20% of the tuition.
    • The student must finance the remaining amount not covered by the scholarship.
    • Once the scholarship recipient is notified that they have won the scholarship, they will have one week to pay the quota reservation, otherwise they will lose the scholarship.

    Deadlines to apply:

    • MBA (starts 2022)

    Call: July 25, 2022.

    • Global MBA (starts 2023)

    Call: July 25, 2022.

    Oscar Montealegre Scholarship

    Its objective is to stimulate the development of new Honduran and Nicaraguan leaders who can make an impact in their country and the region. It is a scholarship of USD6,000 for the entire program, applicable to the Programs Full Time MBA of INCAE.

    The Financial Assistance Committee (CAF), considering compliance with the requirements established by INCAE and in coordination with the Donor, will be responsible for awarding the Scholarship. 

    Baltodano Group and Family Scholarship

    The Group and the Baltodano family seeks to help prepare young people with intellectual, moral and leadership skills so that upon completion of the program they become agents of change willing to contribute to the development of the region.

    Requirements:

    • Be of Nicaraguan nationality and graduated from Colegio Centroamérica
    • Have been admitted to the MBA or Global MBA Program.
    • High academic distinction.
    • Proven leadership potential.
    • Well founded ethical and moral principles.
    • Proven high need for financial resources.

     

    Conditions for the scholarship:

    The scholarship will cover up to a maximum of USD10.000 and the award will be subject to a thorough analysis of real financial need. The student must finance the difference in tuition and the rest of the cost of the program.

     

    Deadlines to apply:

  • MBA (starts 2022)
  • Call: 25 July of the 2022.

  • Global MBA (starts 2023)
  • Call: 25 July of the 2022.

    La Costeña Scholarship

    The La Costeña Program offers a partial scholarship for Nicaraguan youth from coastal cities of academic excellence who wish to take the Full Time MBA at INCAE Business School.

    Requirements:

    • Be of Nicaraguan nationality.
    • Have a letter of admission to the Full Time MBA
    • Demonstrate academic merit (academic average, INCAE admission grade) and financial need.
    • Have the ability to pay the costs not covered by this scholarship.
    • Ask your Manager or Admissions Coordinator for online access to the "financial information" form.

     

    Conditions for the scholarship:

    The scholarship will cover up to a maximum of USD10.000 and the award will be subject to a thorough analysis of real financial need. The student must finance the difference in tuition and the rest of the cost of the program.

     

    Deadlines to apply:

  • MBA (starts 2022)
  • Call: 25 July of the 2022.

  • Global MBA (starts 2023)
  • Call: 25 July of the 2022.

    Roberto Motta Cardoze Honor Fund and Scholarship

    The Roberto Motta Cardoze Scholarship and Honor Fund Program offers a partial scholarship for young Panamanians of academic excellence who wish to pursue a master's degree at INCAE Business School.

    Requirements:

    • Be of Panamanian nationality.
    • Have a letter of admission to the Full Time MBA
    • Demonstrate academic merit (academic average, INCAE admission grade) and financial need.
    • Have the ability to pay the costs not covered by this scholarship.
    • Ask your Manager or Admissions Coordinator for online access to the "financial information" form.

     

    Conditions for the scholarship:

    The assignment will be subject to a thorough analysis of actual financial need. The student must finance the difference in tuition and the rest of the cost of the program.

     

    Deadlines to apply:

  • MBA (starts 2022)
  • Call: 25 July of the 2022.

  • Global MBA (starts 2023)
  • Call: 25 July of the 2022.

    Academic Excellence Scholarships

    The Academic Excellence Scholarship is intended to support leaders with potential and desire to generate a positive impact in Latin America as well as in their countries of origin. At INCAE, we look for outstanding candidates who are capable of demonstrating their participation in innovative activities or processes in their companies, universities, community, country or region.

    Requirements:

    • Achieve a score on the INCAE official admission exam (PAEP) of at least 700/800 points.
    • Submit an essay explaining the innovation activities or processes in which you have had the opportunity to participate or, failing that, how you think you could get involved in innovation processes after graduating from MAIT.
    • Be willing to finance the rest of the investment not covered by the scholarship.

    Conditions:

    • Scholarship amounts: 700/800 points, 10,000 USD scholarship for MBA / Global MBA or $ 6,000 for MAIT and a customized financing plan; 750/800 points, scholarship of 15,000 USD for MBA / Global MBA or $ 9,000 for MAIT and a personalized financing plan; a 100% tuition scholarship for MBA and MAIT among candidates who score the perfect 800/800.
    • The scholarship applies only to the Master in Analytics, Innovation and Technology (MAIT), MBA programs that start in 2022 or Global MBA (2023).
    • The award will be subject to the submission of an application for financial assistance and an assessment of the actual need for funds. The student must finance the difference in tuition and the rest of the cost of the program.

    Deadlines to apply: 

    Call: July 25, 2022 (To apply you must already have a letter of admission to MAIT)

    Scholarship for Excellence "Ricardo Poma"

    This scholarship program offers a partial scholarship for young Salvadorans of academic excellence who wish to take the Full Time MBA at INCAE Business School.

    Requirements:

    • Be Salvadoran.
    • Have been admitted to the MBA or Global MBA Program.
    • Demonstrate academic merit (academic average, INCAE admission grade) and financial need.
    • Graduated from ESEN, CUM higher than 8.0.
    • Have the ability to pay the costs not covered by this scholarship. (* INCAE has the possibility of providing additional scholarships of up to USD15,000 to students of academic excellence and proven financial need). 
    • Ask your Manager or Admissions Coordinator for online access to the "financial information" form.

    Conditions to apply for the Scholarship:

    • The Ricardo Poma Scholarship Program will contribute a maximum of USD25,000.
    • Once the scholarship recipient is notified that they have won the scholarship, they will have one week to pay the quota reservation, otherwise they will lose the scholarship.

     

    Here you can access FAQs about this scholarship.

     

    Deadlines to apply:

  • MBA (starts 2022)
  • Call: 25 July of the 2022.

  • Global MBA (starts 2023)
  • Call: 25 July of the 2022.

    Country Scholarship

    The Country Scholarship is born from the donations of the Incaista graduate network throughout the region. Corresponds to partial scholarships for outstanding professionals of academic excellence who wish to take the MBA or Global MBA at INCAE Business School.

    Requirements:

    • Have a letter of admission to the MBA or Global MBA program.
    • Ask your Manager or Admissions Coordinator for online access to the "financial information" form.
    • Have the financial resources necessary to cover the costs not covered by the Scholarship.
    • High academic distinction.

     

    Conditions for the scholarship:

    These funds are not combinable for the same student, that is, one fund per person could be accessed if selected for said fund.
    Be from the country of each fund.
    This fund is not combined with any other benefits granted by INCAE, including discounts.

     

    Deadlines to apply:

  • MBA (starts 2022)
  • Call: 25 July of the 2022.

  • Global MBA (starts 2023)
  • Call: 25 July of the 2022.

    Ricardo Arias Scholarship

    The Ricardo Scholarship Program offers a partial scholarship for young Panamanians of academic excellence who wish to take the Full Time MBA at INCAE Business School.

    Requirements:

    • Be of Panamanian nationality.
    • Have a letter of admission to the Full Time MBA.
    • Demonstrate academic merit (academic average, INCAE admission grade) and financial need.
    • Have the ability to pay the costs not covered by this scholarship.
    • Ask your Manager or Admissions Coordinator for online access to the "financial information" form.

     

    Conditions for the scholarship:

    The scholarship will cover up to a maximum of USD10.000 and the award will be subject to a thorough analysis of real financial need. The student must finance the difference in tuition and the rest of the cost of the program.

     

    Deadlines to apply:

  • MBA (starts 2022)
  • Call: 25 July of the 2022.

  • Global MBA (starts 2023)
  • Call: 25 July of the 2022.

    Simón Vega Berbey Scholarship

    The Simón Vega Berbey Scholarship Program offers a partial scholarship for young Panamanians of academic excellence who wish to take the Full Time MBA at INCAE Business School.

    Requirements:

    • Be of Panamanian nationality.
    • Have a letter of admission to the Full Time MBA
    • Demonstrate academic merit (academic average, INCAE admission grade) and financial need.
    • Have the ability to pay the costs not covered by this scholarship.
    • Ask your Manager or Admissions Coordinator for online access to the "financial information" form.

     

    Conditions for the scholarship:

    The assignment will be subject to a thorough analysis of actual financial need. The student must finance the difference in tuition and the rest of the cost of the program.

     

    Deadlines to apply:

  • MBA (starts 2022)
  • Call: 25 July of the 2022.

  • Global MBA (starts 2023)
  • Call: 25 July of the 2022.