Kistefos Young Talented Leader Scholarships Program at IE University – Norway, 2023

The Kistefos Young Talented Leaders Scholarship at IE was set up to remove financial barriers to education for high-potential individuals from Norway and Africa, helping them unleash their innovative business vision.

This scholarship is open to students from Ethiopia, Liberia, Norway and South Africa who demonstrate academic excellence, strong leadership capabilities and an entrepreneurial mindset

Application Deadline: 

  • 1st May 2023
  • 1st November 2023

Eligible Countries: Norway, South Africa, Liberia, and Ethiopia.

Type: Masters

Number of Awards: 24

Value of Award: All scholarships will cover up to 100% of tuition fees including living expenses and travel arrangements for the master programs.

Duration of Programme: 2 years


  • Applicants must demonstrate academic and personal excellence, strong leadership capabilities, an entrepreneurial mindset, and a commitment to impacting their home countries upon graduation.
  • Applicants must be citizens of the above mentioned countries
  • Applicants must demonstrate outstanding achievements in their personal and professional lives that have had an impact on their country or community

How to Apply: It is important to go through all application requirements on the Programme Webpage (see link below) before applying




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