Tuition Fees & Scholarships

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An MBA is a big investment in time and money. Therefore it’s important to make sure that you have all the financial support you need before you start the MBA of your choice. At ESSEC Business School, we offer a range of scholarships options to make paying for your program as easy as possible.

Tuition and Application Fees

Application fee for the Global MBA for the 2017-2018 academic year is 130€ for all Majors.

Tuition for the ESSEC Global MBA depends on the campus choice.

For programs on the ESSEC France Campus, tuition is fixed at €45,000 for 2017-2018.

For programs on the ESSEC Asia-Pacific Campus, tuition is fixed at SGD73,700 (GST included), for 2017-2018.

Major choice at either campus does not influence the tuition fee.

For both campuses, the tuition fee covers all academic courses, seminars, and one study trip. Items not included in the tuition fees are:

  • Textbooks and course materials;
  • Living expenses;
  • Compulsory health and liability insurance as required by law (certificate to be provided upon arrival);
  • Students specializing in International Luxury Brand Management will do three additional compulsory field trips: to Italy to study the luxury fashion business model, to Dubai to understand luxury brand management in emerging markets, and to Switzerland to appreciate the watches business model. The additional mandatory fee for these field trips, over and above the tuition fees, is €2,500.

You can download a detailed breakdown of the fees and expenses for the 2017 intake here.

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Find info about all scholarships and aids available.

ESSEC Scholarship

Early Action

ESSEC wishes to reward its applicants who are ambitious and organized to submit their application early. The following Early Action Scholarships will be awarded to registered students who submit their applications in the corresponding Admissions Rounds.

Round 1 €2,000 / SGD3,000
Round 2 €1,500 / SGD2,000
Round 3 €1,000 / SGD1,500

Early Bird

€3000 / SGD4,500

Confirmation with deposit fee within 3 weeks of admission.

Young Potential Leader

Up to €15,000 / SGD23,000

Competitive GMAT score, outstanding performance during the interview and overall excellence.

Kindly note that admitted students will be considered for scholarships by default and no additional scholarship application ​is required.​
Scholarship decisions are made during the application procedur​e and ​will be communicated in tandem with the admission results.

Regional Diversity

Up to €15,000 / SGD23,000

Best candidate from various geographic regions.

Kindly note that admitted students will be considered for scholarships by default and no additional scholarship application ​is required.​
Scholarship decisions are made during the application procedur​e and ​will be communicated in tandem with the admission results.

Partner's Financial Aid

ESSEC QS Future Leader Scholarship

€20,000 / SGD30,500

In conjunction with QS, ESSEC Business School offers a generous scholarship of 20,000€ for the winner of an essay contest, who has attended a QS event, with the following topic: "Describe how you have so far demonstrated excellence in leadership". Apply

Deadline: 31st May 2017


€5,000 / SGD7,500

"International Leadership Award-Philippe Mathe Fellowship" of 5,000€ for qualified candidates who have an undergraduate degree from a US or Canadian university, or who have significant professional experience in the USA or Canada.  Apply

Deadline: 15th June 2017

Serge Bellanger French-American MBA Student Scholarship


The scholarship is offered by the French-­American Chamber of Commerce to American students interested in pursuing an MBA in France. Worth $10,000, the scholarship is merit based with financial need taken into consideration. Apply

Deadline: 15th April 2017

The Firmenich Scholarship


The scholarship is offered by the Firmenich to students interested in pursuing the Global MBA Luxury Brand Management Major only. The candidate must demonstrate financial need. Requirements

L'oréal Scholarship (Luxury Brand Management major only)


Since 1995, L’Oréal has encouraged the development of the Luxury Brand Management Major as a welcome initiative to prepare top-notch managers with multicultural experience and a flair for luxury brands. L’Oréal thus decided to award a scholarship in order to encourage particularly international and creative applicants to follow the MBA. Requirements

Deadline: End of May

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