The 'Diversity Scholarships' are applicable to students applying for the one-year PGP programme at ISB. The purpose of the scholarship is to improve the diversity in the class at ISB. These scholarships aims at providing scholarships to some sectors of work that are not well represented in the class. The total number of scholarships that will be given in this category will be 40 with a total aggregate value of Rs.2.50 crore.

Professionals from a broad spectrum of sectors and functions such as healthcare, government, social sector, hospitality, media, fashion, manufacturing, finance, marketing and sales, and technology can apply. In order to improve the gender diversity of the class from the existing level of 29% women, scholarships for women will also be given to meritorious women candidates.

Since this is a merit-based scholarship, there is no need to apply separately for the scholarships. All applicants who are offered admission to the PGP programme are automatically evaluated for eligibility for the award of the scholarships and if found meritorious, they will be eligible for the scholarships. The admissions committee of the school will take the final decision on the award of the scholarship. To apply for the ISB scholarship, one needs to apply online at

Selection Process
Admissions to ISB are based on a comprehensive and holistic evaluation process. The parameters that are evaluated are: past academic record, GMAT scores, achievements both personal and professional, career growth and achievements, recommendations, essays, etc. In addition, all shortlisted candidates are interviewed and their performance is also evaluated on the basis of the interview.

Students can apply for the scholarship all around the year

Source: Education Times