Challenge yourself and apply for the SSE MBA Carl Silfvén Scholarship.

The scholarship is available for an Executive MBA in innovative Sweden. The SSE MBA is a program for professionals with a passion for business development and learning and the drive to enhance their skills and network. SSE MBA is part-time, with sustainability integrated throughout the entire program complemented with electives in Innovation & Entrepreneurship and Financial Management! The program is in English and runs on three continents – You build a diverse and international network with business specialists and a sounding board for future challenges and ideas. If you are motivated and ready to commit yourself – do it!

The SSE MBA Carl Silfvén scholarship will be awarded a person employed by a Swedish organization anywhere in the world. Candidates are required to hold a Bachelor’s degree in a non-business subject with at least five years of relevant work experience and proven high-level proficiency in English. The scholarship shall promote the competitiveness of Swedish-based business in an international market. Up to two scholarships are awarded.

“We are very proud that the Carl Silfvén Foundation offers these scholarships,” says Karin Wiström, Director SSE MBA, Stockholm School of Economics. “In 2020, Catharina Frankander and Viktoria Karsberg received the SSE MBA Carl Silfvén scholarship. We are convinced that they will contribute to the program and bring the best practices and State-of-the-Art management knowledge back into their businesses and become leaders with a strategic and holistic understanding of management, working more efficiently in their organizations.”

Catharina Frankander is Brand Experience Manager at H&M Group Operations, with a Master’s degree in Architecture.
“Thanks to the Carl Silfvén Foundation, I have been given the amazing opportunity to embark on a life-changing learning experience alongside my diverse group of talented, experienced classmates,” she says. “Bringing new insights and perspectives to my organization while building a solid platform in business will most definitely be a key success factor in my pursuit of being at the forefront of driving fashion’s change towards a better state.”

Viktoria Karsberg is the Vice President of Corporate Identity and Group Communications at SSAB AB, with a Bachelor of Arts with a Major in General and Comparative Literature.
“I am deeply honored to be given this opportunity to grow professionally as well as personally. I hope to develop my skills in business and leadership, and I look forward to interacting with and being inspired by the impressive group of participants and companies in the program. In return, I hope to contribute with my previous experience and the knowledge that I have gained from working for a fossil-free future”, says Viktoria.

The scholarship is given by the Carl Silfvén Foundation, which is established through the will of Carl Silfvén in 1914. The scholarship covers the full tuition fee of SEK 619,000 (SEK 495,000 + VAT), for the SSE MBA Executive Format 2021, as well as traveling costs up to SEK 150,000 and costs for accommodation up to SEK 150,000. The recipient of the scholarship is selected by the Carl Silfvén Foundation.

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To apply for the scholarship please fill out this Open form before August 31.


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