Financing your TIEMBA
Tsinghua and INSEAD offer merit and need-based scholarships to offset tuition fees for TIEMBA candidates whose profiles will help further the programme's objectives as a vehicle for promoting international leadership and business practice.
You can apply for a scholarship once you have received your conditional offer to the TIEMBA programme. Scholarship applicants need to be self-funded or partially sponsored to a maximum of 50%. Please refer to the individual scholarship descriptions for further details.
You can apply for up to two scholarships. Successful candidates generally do not accumulate the awards.
Awards are limited. 68% of the Class of 2022 received a TIEMBA scholarship. The scholarship award averages at 10% of the tuition fee.
The award is deducted from the INSEAD last instalment of tuition fees.
How to Apply for a Scholarship
A description of the avaiilable scholarships is provided below. To apply, please register at the TIEMBA Scholarship portal once you have received your conditional offer to the TIEMBA programme.
28 July 2021
We will communicate the decision within two weeks of scholarship application submission.
TIEMBA Achievement Scholarship
TIEMBA Achievement Scholarship will be awarded to candidates who demonstrate outstanding professional and personal achievements and promise that will contribute to the breadth of diversity on the programme.
TIEMBA Scholarship for Women
One important mission of the TIEMBA is to increase the flow of women business executives into key educational gateways and business networks. This is achieved with monetary and mentoring support. The TIEMBA seeks motivated women in businesses who demonstrate significant achievements in their professional lives.
At INSEAD, diversity is a core element of our culture. INSEAD Singapore Scholarship awards will be made to candidates who are Singapore citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents and who demonstrate outstanding professional and personal achievements and promise that will contribute to the breadth of diversity on the TIEMBA programme.
TIEMBA Scholarship for National Diversity
One of the TIEMBA objectives is to establish a platform for people from a multitude of cultural backgrounds to congregate and learn best practices in leadership and management. The TIEMBA learning experience is participative and it is enhanced by professional and cultural heterogeneity. Differences in experience and opinion help stimulate debate and test concepts.
The TIEMBA scholarship for National diversity will be awarded to candidates who commit to contributing to their own country. Preference will be given to those coming from emerging and developing countries. Committee will look for specific examples of contributions that have an impact.
TIEMBA Scholarship for Non-traditional Background
The TIEMBA seeks motivated leaders working in public service, NGOs, not-for-profit and educational institutions, scientists, journalists, medical practitioners, military officers, architects etc. By helping to increase the number of attendees with non-traditional backgrounds, the Scholarship aims to increase the professional diversity of the School and hence the richness of the academic experience for all the participants.
TIEMBA Scholarship for Entrepreneurship
The TIEMBA seeks to identify individuals with a proven and current entrepreneurial record and commitment to entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurial potential will be assessed, and preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate financial need.
TIEMBA Financial Fellowship
One of the TIEMBA objectives is to establish a platform for people from a multitude of cultural backgrounds to congregate and learn best practices in leadership and management. The TIEMBA learning experience is participative and it is enhanced by professional and cultural heterogeneity. Participants also make diverse financial arrangements to fund the programme. It may be particularly challenging for some to prepare the full budget for the programme.
The TIEMBA Financial Fellowships will be granted to candidates of any nationality who demonstrate significant difficulty in raising sufficient finances for the TIEMBA Programme and may be limited in accessing loans.