Ban Ki-Moon Scholarship on SDGs-Master’s Studies at MCI, 2024

Scholarship in Sustainable Development
  • Austria, Austria
  • Apply Before : March 31, 2024

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 102156
  • Degree Master
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • Fields of study Sustainable Development
  • Opportunity Type : Partially Funded
  • Duration 1 Year, extendable
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

Supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals – UN-SDGs, Ban Ki-Moon Scholarship is a collaborative mission of Ban Ki-Moon and Management Center Innsbruck (MCI), the Entrepreneurial Schools.

The 2024 Ban Ki-Moon Scholarship is now accepting applications from international applicants. Under the sponsorship of His Excellency Ban Ki-moon, this Scholarship will allow students to study and develop at a prominent university in Europe. International applicants can benefit from this Scholarship for their first year of the Master’s degree. This Scholarship may be extendable for the second year of study.

Important Details 

Application Deadline: 31 March 2024

Program Start: Fall 2024

Host University: Management Center Innsbruck (MCI)

Location: Austria

Degree Level: Master and Executive Master

Eligible Country: All

Scholarship Duration: 1 Year- extendable

Funding Type: Partially-funded

Benefits of Ban Ki-Moon Scholarship

Candidates applying for the Ban Ki-Moon Scholarship will benefit from the € 10,000 Scholarship. This Scholarship is toward students’ tuition fees and is available for non-European nationalities applying for Master’s programs. Applicants for Executive Master’s programs are eligible to apply.

Fields of Study Ban Ki-Moon Scholarship

The following fields of study are available in German and English languages:

Masters (English):

  • Biotechnology
  • Corporate Governance and Finance
  • Entrepreneurship and Tourism
  • Environmental, Process, and Energy Engineering (full-time)
  • International Business and Law
  • European Health Economics and Management
  • International Health and Social Management
  • Management, Communication, and IT
  • International Business and Management
  • Mechatronics and Smart Technologies (full-time)
  • Medical Technologies

Exclusive Masters (English and German):

  • General Management Executive MBA (English)
  • Digital Business and Tech Law LL.M (German)
  • MBA – Management and Leadership Executive

Requirements of Ban Ki-Moon Scholarship

Candidates must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Applying for Master’s Degree Programs, applicants should be non-EU countries citizens;
  • For all Executive Master’s Degrees, applicants may be of any nationality;
  • To apply for a Master’s program, a related Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited university is necessary. For more information, please visit the respective sub-pages of the Master’s program under “Admission.”
  • Be interested and committed to SDGs, intending to continue their involvement with and support the goals through their studies;
  • This Scholarship is available for freshers paying the tuition fee for the current year;

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Selection Criteria Regarding SDGs

The selection committee will select applications against the following criteria:

Current (or previous) commitment to the SDGs:

  • Level and nature of participation/commitment;
  • Provided evidence;
  • Attained impact;

Future commitment to the SDGs:

  • Viability of the established goals
  • Unity and similarity between the applicant’s SDG emphasis and the MCI chosen degree
  • The potential impact of candidates’ objectives

Required Documents

To apply for Ban Ki-Moon Scholarship, candidates must provide the following documents:

  • Application confirmation
  • Undergraduate Degree
  • 500-word statement on their SDG commitments, including evidence
  • Motivation letter on their future SDG goals
  • CV
  • Language proficiency
  • Passport copy

How to Apply?

Eligible applicants should prepare the required documents and apply via the online application portal.


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For detailed information about Ban Ki-Moon Scholarship on SDGs, please visit the MCI website.


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