€ 10,000 Ban Ki-Moon Scholarship at MCI in Austria 2022

Written by David on January 4, 2022

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

  • Country of the Scholarship

  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Master's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    9000 - 12000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

    Private sponsor
  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

  • Scholarship Contact Details

    MCI I, Universitätsstraße 15, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria

The 8th UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and MCI | The Entrepreneurial School® have teamed up to support the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Under the patronage of His Excellency Ban Ki-moon, this scholarship allows students working on the Sustainable Development Goals to study and grow at a prominent European university.

The Management Center in Innsbruck, Austria, is offering EURO 10,000 to pay the current yearly tuition charge for the Institution’s degree program.

This scholarship will cover the corresponding amount of tuition costs for the first academic year; it cannot be used to cover any other expenses such as travel, lodging, or other expenses.

Under the patronage of His Excellency Ban Ki-moon, this scholarship allows students working on the Sustainable Development Goals to study and grow at a prominent European university. The scholarship is valid for the first year of the master’s program in question. After a satisfactory review and successful completion of the first year, the scholarship may be extended to the second year of the master’s degree.


About the Scholarship:

The Management Center Innsbruck brings together the finest of science, business, and consultancy to create an international Entrepreneurial School® idea. MCI, which was founded in 1995/96, today has a major place in the international university landscape. Today, the Entrepreneurial School® is valued by over 3,200 students, 1,000 teachers, 250 partner universities from across the world, and countless graduates and companies.


MCI is a significant engine in presenting Innsbruck, Tyrol, and Austria as a hub for intellectual and international interactions, as it is surrounded by a large network of patrons, sponsors, and partners. Its friendly collaboration with the University of Innsbruck, proximity to the vibrant Innsbruck Old Town, and the location’s impressive architecture are all expressions of the city’s vitality.


 Internationality, academic quality, practice orientation, innovation, close collaboration with industry, solution-oriented research and development, first-class infrastructure, a high level of customer and service orientation, and international recognition are all symbols of the university.

MCI also gives fresh impulses, increases organizational competitiveness, and contributes significantly to the professionalization of business, management, politics, and culture as an Entrepreneurial School. Applied research and development is a primary emphasis in promoting local firms’ inventive power and assuring educational quality.

The 8th United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and MCI, The Entrepreneurial School, have joined forces to support the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

MCI’s programs address all aspects of the personality and cover areas of cutting-edge science and practice that are relevant to business and society. MCI is open to new viewpoints, methodologies, and projects as an international information and communication hub. Two of the pillars of MCI’s teaching and learning are constructive discourse and cooperative development of multidisciplinary competencies. MCI helps businesses compete and has an impact on the professionalization of business, administration, politics, and culture. MCI places a high importance on applied research and development in order to boost innovation in local businesses and provide high-quality education.


Scholarship Sponsor(s):Management Center Innsbruck

Host Institution(s): Austria

Scholarship Worth: 10,000 EUR

Study Level: Masters (Postgraduate)

Nationality: International  


Scholarship Offer:

  1. Candidates will be awarded a one-time scholarship of up to 10,000 EUR to cover (part of) their current year tuition charge.
  2. The scholarship grant will be used to cover the cost of tuition for the first academic session; it will not be used to cover any other expenses such as travel or lodging.




Eligibility for Scholarship


  1. Students from all non-EU countries and other nationalities are able to apply.
  2. Eligible Courses or Subjects: Applications are accepted for MCI’s master’s and executive master’s degree programs.
  3. Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must meet all of the following/given criteria to be considered eligible:
  4. Applicants must be passionate about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and intend to engage with and promote them throughout their studies.
  5. Freshmen who have paid the current annual tuition charge are eligible to apply.
  6. Applicants must submit proof of the required English language skills.

Available Masters Courses

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


Available Executive Master Courses

  • Digital Business MBA
  • Executive MBA
  • Digital Economy & Leadership MSC (online)
  • Digital Marketing & Analytics MSC (online)
  • Management & Leadership MSC

Admission Requirement

Students applying to MCI’s graduate programs must have a Bachelor’s degree, confirmation of anticipated completion of studies, or comparable diploma from a 3-year degree program at a national/international higher education institution.



Selection requirements


The following criteria will be used to choose applicants for the Ban Ki-Moon Scholarship at MCI:


  1. Commitment to the SDGs now (or in the past)
  2. Evidence presented Degree and form of engagement/commitment Impact achieved
  3. Commitment to the SDGs in the future


  1.  Possibility of achieving the set objectives
  2. Applicant’s SDG emphasis and chosen MCI degree are compatible and congruent.
  3. The impact of applicants’ objectives




  1. On the basis of the above-mentioned selection criteria, applications will be evaluated in two stages.


  1. In a pre-selection process, applications will be short-listed.


  1. Short-listed applicants will next be invited to an interview with a jury comprised of Ban Ki-Moon Centre and MCI jurors.


Application Procedure

Applicants are required to submit copies of the following documents:


  1. Submission to MCI


  1. Master’s degree programs


  1. CV and written application


  1. A bachelor’s degree


  1. Citizenship of a country outside of Europe (not applicable for Executive Master)


  1. Engagement in SDGs that has been documented


  1. Goals of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in motivation letter


  1. mastery of the language


In addition to the mandatory documents such as a CV, proof of language proficiency, and proof of non-European nationality, applicants must also submit the following:

  1. A statement (of roughly 500 words) outlining the candidate’s current (or previous) commitment to one or more SDGs, including references to tangible proof/documentation.


  1. A motivation letter stating the applicant’s future ambitions in support of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how their selected MCI degree will assist them in achieving these goals. The motivation letter should also explain how the scholarship will benefit the applicants (financial aspects).


Admission deadline: 

The deadline for  Ban Ki-Moon Scholarship at MCI in Austria 2022 is  March 31, 2022.






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