NASDAQ - CEU Business School Scholarship Program MScinFinance

NASDAQ Scholarships

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The NASDAQ Scholarship Program is designed for high-achieving students from
emerging economies. Recipients must possess leadership potential and be likely
to return to their home countries to enter and enhance the field of financial

The scholarships are awarded by NASDAQ OMX Educational Foundation. They
full tuition, and do not include a stipend for living or other expenses.

Not accepting applications until further notice

To be considered for a NASDAQ scholarship, applicants must

  • hold a bachelor’s (or higher) degree in any field from a reputable institution, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • have a GMAT or equivalent GRE score of 600 or higher, or achieve an equivalent score on CEU's online mathematics test
  • be the national of an emerging economy, demonstrate leadership potential, and be likely to return to their home country to enter and enhance the field of financial services.

The scholarship committee may accept CEU’s online mathematics test in place of the GMAT or GRE at its discretion. The test may be taken by appointment at any time after we have received your application.

To apply, please submit the following:

  • a completed MSc in Finance application
  • a competitive GMAT or equivalent GRE score, if applicable
  • the scholarship application form below, including an essay of 1,000 words.

The scholarship committee meets monthly and evaluates applications as they arrive.

Essay Topics


  • "I have been recently nominated as the Regional IT Manager for West Africa at Unilever. My CEU Business School education has been a key differentiator during an otherwise very competitive recruitment process. I would like to thank all my great peers of the 2013-14 cohort and the wonderful faculty at the B-School for the valuable learning experience I had during my time in BP."

    Moussa Moumouni

    MSc in IT Management class of 2014

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