CAMPUS COSTA RICA
MASTER’S IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
The purpose of the Scholarships and Training Program of the Organization of American States (OAS) is to help the Member States in their efforts to achieve their objectives of integral development while supporting the development of their human resources in priority areas of the Organization. With this objective, the Organization of the American States (OAS) and INCAE Business School have determined, within the framework of the Consortium of Universities of the OAS, to support outstanding individuals of the Americas by sponsoring the OAS-INCAE Scholarships for the Master’s in Business Administration at the Walter Kissling Gam Campus in Costa Rica, for either the Spanish or the English section, which begins in August 2009 and finalizes in May 2011.
Benefits of the OEA/INCAE Business School Scholarships
- The endowment of $22,260 per person, equivalent to 70% of the academic tuition.
- The possibility of doing an Internship at the OAS after having completed the Master in Business Administration program. Further information about this program can be found at http://www.oas.org/internships
The student will be responsible for covering:
- The remaining 30% of the academic tuition costs, equivalent to $9,540.
- Personal living expenses, room & board, meals, medical insurance, registration fee, books and study materials; all worth approximately $11,200.
- Roundtrip air tickets.
- Student visa procedures (INCAE will provide support for the processing of the visa through its student office)
The scholarships are directed towards outstanding candidates who comply with the following requirements:
- Be a citizen or permanent resident of a Member State of the OAS. For the list of member countries please check this link: http://www.oas.org/documents/eng/memberstates.asp
- Be admitted to the Master in Business Administration program in either the English or Spanish sections. For further information, you can check the program’s requirements at: http://www.incae.edu/mba
- Make a commitment to return to work in one of the OAS Member States or in an international organization for a minimum of 12 months.
Academic excellence, personal merits, professional career, personal business initiatives, participation in socially orientated projects, and proof of financial need will be considered.
All OAS Member States will be beneficiaries of the scholarships. However, due to the fact that INCAE seeks to have a well-balanced representation from all of the OAS Member States among its student body, priority will be given to applicants from the following countries: Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Dominican, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinity and Tobago, Uruguay and Venezuela.
The official application opening starts on March 1st, 2009. Candidates who meet the selection criteria should begin the process by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org or through visiting the following website: www.incae.edu/maestrias
Request a password to enter INCAE’s On-line Admissions System at www.incae.edu/maestrias
Enter the Online Admissions System and complete the necessary information requested. The following should be sent to the nearest INCAE office:
- Resume, showing at least two years of relevant work experience.
- Three letters of recommendation (Download form from the On-line Admissions System)
- Four passport-sized photographs
- Copy of passport or ID document
- Authenticated copy of university degree
- Official undergraduate transcript, with corresponding evaluation scale
- Medical certification
Subsequently, a representative from the corresponding INCAE office will contact you to do the following tests:
- Admission evaluation at INCAE or equivalent (GRE or GMAT)
- Interview with an INCAE representative
- All approved applications, complete documents, and admission evaluations must be received before May 30, 2009
- INCAE and the OAS will notify selected candidates no later than July 1st, 2009
- Classes begin August 17, 2009.
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