INSEAD-Syngenta MBA Scholarships for Developing Country Leaders


Syngenta is a world-leading agribusiness committed to sustainable agriculture through innovative research and technology. The company is a leader in crop protection, and ranks third in the high-value commercial seeds market.

Since Syngenta strongly believes that talented people are the key to successful businesses they embrace INSEAD’s mission to train the brightest and best from around the world for the challenge of tomorrow’s business world. Syngenta is particularly committed to the dynamic emerging market regions and has therefore chosen to offer this scholarship opportunity to future leaders from emerging countries.

Host Institution(s):


Field of study:

Masters in Business Administration (MBA)

Target group:

Students from developing/emerging countries.


Candidates must be a national of an emerging economy and have spent a substantial part of their lives in the developing world, in education and/or professional experience. Experience in industry will be considered a plus. Preference will be given to candidates who require proven financial assistance.

Candidates for this scholarship will need to demonstrate:

(a) outstanding academic achievement and promise

(b) aptitude for business and financial management

(c) leadership potential and

(d) a commitment to contributing to their country or region at some point in the future.

Scholarship value/inclusions:


Application instructions

You must complete an online application and submit with required essay by the deadline. There are 2 application deadlines for July 2019 class – 6 November 2017 and 29 January 2018 and also 2 application deadlines for December 2018 class – 7 May and 25 June 2018.