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EMBA financing options –

We can help you finance your studies

Pursuing the Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA is a substantial investment, not only in terms of time and energy, but also financially. We’re committed to helping you explore and evaluate the different financing options to make this investment in your future.

Financing

Fees and financing

All accepted EMBA students have the opportunity to apply for the WHU Brain Capital funding option, which finances up to 100% of EMBA tuition fees. In return, EMBA students must make a commitment to reimburse the loan in its entirety over a certain period of time depending on each individual’s income level following graduation.

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Convincing your employer can seem like an uphill task but we would like to assist you. Based on our experiences with previous students, we have compiled a document that can get you started.

Get in touch with our Admissions team to learn more and receive our employer business cases.

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Prodigy Finance is revolutionizing student loan financing by offering alumni-funded loans for students who wish to study at the world’s top business schools. Prodigy Finance assesses the applicants’ future earning potential (based on the achievements of similar graduates) to determine loan affordability. Open to students from over 150 nationalities, Prodigy Finance offers competitive interest rates payment deferral during the study program.

Eligibility
Students accepted to the Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA Program are eligible to apply.

How much can I borrow?

  • Up to 80% Cost of Tuition fee minus deposit, scholarship and or sponsorship for the joint EMBA
  • Minimum loan size is €15,000

Are there fees?

  • Fee of 2.5% of the loan amount (minimum of €500) is added to the loan amount and fully amortized.

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Prodigy Finance Ltd is incorporated in the United Kingdom (Company Number 05912562) and registered with the Office of the Information Commissioner (Reg. No. Z9851854). Prodigy Finance Ltd is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and entered on the Financial Services Register under firm registration number 612713. Prodigy's registered address is Palladium House 1-4 Argyll Street, London, W1F 7LD

Lendwise is a specialist loan provider based in the UK which is dedicated to education finance for individuals who are looking to fund their studies at world class universities.

Lendwise’s aim is to enable access to education through its affordable and flexible student loans that come with a competitive fixed interest rate and no early repayment penalties.  Interest rates are personalised and depend on an applicant’s overall profile including future earning potential, and the application process is entirely online.

Eligibility
Students accepted to the Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA Program are eligible to apply.

How much can I borrow?

  • Up to 100% cost of tuition fee minus deposit, scholarship and or sponsorship for the joint EMBA

Are there fees?

  • Fee of 3% of the loan amount is added to the loan amount (or can be paid upfront).

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Lendwise Ltd is incorporated in the United Kingdom (Company Number 10466048) and registered with the Office of the Information Commissioner (Reg. No. ZA281795). Lendwise Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and entered on the Financial Services Register under firm registration number 782496. Lendwise Ltd’s registered address is 3 More London Riverside, London, SE1 2AQ, United Kingdom.

95,000
Payable in four installments
Includes teaching fees for the entire program, all books and course materials, most meals on campus, accommodation during all required international modules, use of all facilities, and all leadership development workshops and coaching sessions. We require a deposit by July 1. This will be later deducted from the first installment.
Scholarships

The WHU Scholarship Fund has put resources aside to help selected Executive MBA participants finance a portion of their Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA Program tuition costs. Scholarships are awarded in several areas. They involve various competitive selection criteria and are limited in number.

  • Candidates who fit the basic selection criteria for each scholarship can apply for the scholarships
  • All self-funded candidates or candidates who are partially sponsored to a maximum of 30%
  • Candidates will be required to have successfully completed the application process for the Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA Program
  • You can apply for up to two scholarships

Scholarship applications will be assessed on:

  • the quality of the scholarship essays and the degree to which they meet the eligibility criteria
  • the academic and professional achievements of the candidate
  • the expected contribution to the class and program
  • the quality of your admissions interview
  • your funding situation, to be explained in a financial budget essay

Please review the required application materials for each scholarship carefully and submit

  • a scholarship essay stating your purpose and motivation to apply for this scholarship
  • a financial budget essay explaining where you have a gap in financing the tuition or difficulties in finding other financing options 

Your complete application (in PDF format) must be sent via e-mail to our Scholarship Committee at emba.scholarships@whu.edu

Scholarships are awarded at the end of each admissions round to candidates who have successfully completed the Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA admissions process. As awards are limited, we strongly encourage early applications. The final scholarship deadline is July 31, 2021.

Discover our scholarships:

Eligibility:

WHU is highly committed to society and the social involvement of its students, staff, and faculty. This scholarship aims to foster the application of business management knowledge in the non-profit and social entrepreneurship sectors.

We look for creative and innovative candidates from non-profit /for-profit organizations or start-up ventures (not solely focused on maximizing profits for external shareholders) who through their projects and initiatives aim to create value and develop solutions addressing social or environmental needs.

Required application materials: (max 2 pages in total)

  • Statement of purpose demonstrating motivation for applying for this scholarship. Please elaborate on major professional and personal accomplishments and the social impact they had on your organization or the environment. (max. 2 pages)  
  • a financial budget essay, explaining your current financial situation and the financial support provided by third parties like your company, or other funding sources.

Award: up to 20% of the tuition

Deadline: July 31, 2021  

Eligibility:

WHU is highly committed to support the economic development of emerging market countries. This scholarship aims to help outstanding candidates from emerging markets.

Scholarship recipients will be expected to promote business development or serve the community in their respective country after successful completion of the program.

Required application materials: (max 2 pages in total)

  • Statement of purpose demonstrating motivation for applying for this scholarship and elaborating on major professional and personal accomplishments (max. 2 pages)  
  • a financial budget essay, explaining your current financial situation and the financial support provided by third parties like your company, or other funding sources.

Award: up to 20% of the tuition

Deadline: July 31, 2021  

Eligibility:

The entrepreneurial spirit has been in WHU’s DNA since its inception and transpires through the students it educates. With a sole focus on entrepreneurship, this scholarship aims to support applicants who have either founded their own start-up or have a vision in the pipeline for a future start-up, addressing innovative and sustainable solutions.

We look for talented executives who aim to create value and develop solutions, which have the potential to make a big social and innovative impact.

Required application materials: (max 2 pages in total)

  • Statement of purpose demonstrating motivation for applying for this scholarship and elaborating on your current business or new business idea. How will your participation in the Kellogg-WHU EMBA Program influence your efforts and business. 
  • a financial budget essay, explaining your current financial situation and the financial support provided by third parties like your company, or other funding sources.

Award: up to 20% of the tuition

Deadline: July 31, 2021  

Eligibility:

The MBA for Women Foundation is awarding this scholarship to exceptional women business leaders who

  • have a minimum of 10 years of work experience with extensive leadership experience in a global environment
  • have a strong professional career track record and are currently in an executive role

Required application materials: (max 2 pages in total)

  • CV
  • Statement of purpose answering the following questions: "Why are you a good candidate for the MBA for Women Foundation Scholarship?" and "How will you contribute to the richness of the academic experience of the program and strengthen the Kellogg-WHU brand?"

  • a financial budget essay, explaining your current financial situation and the financial support provided by third parties like your company, or other funding sources.

Award: € 15.000

Deadline: July 31, 2021  

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Eligibility:

This scholarship gives preference to students who did not follow a traditional path to graduate studies and for whom the award could be maximally transformative. (Non-traditional backgrounds)

Required application materials:

  • Statement of purpose demonstrating motivation for applying for this scholarship and elaborating on major professional and personal accomplishments (max. 2 pages)
  • a financial budget essay, explaining your current financial situation and the financial support provided by third parties like your company, or other funding sources.

Award: up to 20% tuition

Deadline: July 31, 2021  

Eligibility:

This scholarship is awarded people who add extraordinary value to the EMBA class

  • according to cultural, academic and work background
  • who help advancing the interests of underrepresented populations and groups

Required application materials: (max 2 pages in total)

  • Statement of purpose demonstrating motivation for applying for this scholarship and how you are planning to further increase diversity or broaden the awareness of this particular underrepresented population or group.(max. 2 pages)
  • a financial budget essay, explaining your current financial situation and the financial support provided by third parties like your company, or other funding sources.

Award: up to 20% tuition

Deadline: July 31, 2021  

Eligibility:

Women in business with a strong professional career track record and significant achievements in their professional lives.

Required application materials: (max 2 pages in total)

  • a scholarship essay stating your purpose and motivation to apply for this scholarship. Please  elaborate on why you think a higher percentage of women in leading positions would have an impact on companies or even on society by outlining your opinion and giving supporting arguments.
  • a financial budget essay, explaining your current financial situation and the financial support provided by third parties like your company, or other funding sources.

Award: up to 20% of the tuition

Deadline: July 31, 2021  

Our 25th cohort will be starting the Kellogg-WHU EMBA journey in September 2021. On the occasion of this special anniversary we offer a Scholarship for up to 25% of the tuition to ‘high impact, low ego’ candidates with strong leadership experience.

Required application materials: (max 2 pages in total)

  • Statement of purpose answering the following question: „What makes you stand out from your peers in the EMBA class of 2023, and how does this create added value to the learning experience?

Award: up to 25% of the tuition

Deadline: July 31, 2021

Eligibility:

This scholarship is especially supporting candidates from small and medium sized enterprises (up to 250 employees).

Required application materials:(max 2 pages in total)

  • Statement of purpose explaining the advantages and challenges of small or medium sized enterprises. How will you apply the knowledge you gained in the EMBA program in your daily work and what will be your special contribution to the discussions in the classroom?
  • a financial budget essay, explaining your current financial situation and the financial support provided by third parties like your company, or other funding sources

Award: up to 20% of the tuition

Deadline: July 31, 2021  

Eligibility:

This scholarship is available to candidates with a passion for innovation and the ability to link technical capabilities with management skills.

Required application materials:

  • Send us your 3-minute video, convincing us of your passion about innovation. What does innovation mean for you and highlight some of your experiences.

The video can be uploaded on the private Google Drive or OneDrive and shared via link with the Scholarship Committee (emba.scholarships@whu.edu).

Award: up to 20% of the tuition

Deadline: July 31, 2021  

Contact

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Beate Allar
Associate Director Marketing & Admissions

+49 (0) 261 6509 186
emba(at)whu.edu

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