Scholarships and Financial Aid
           


AIM MBA Scholarships

The Asian Institute of Management (AIM) is committed to the pursuit of academic excellence. To achieve our vision of being the Asian Institute of Management and becoming the global source of ASEAN insights, talent, and leadership, we aim to have representation from the region’s vibrant pool of aspiring graduates.

We contribute to the development of exceptionally qualified students who can enrich discussions in our case rooms, encourage wider worldviews, and contribute to their own business communities and societies.

For our MBA 2015 intake, AIM offers twenty-five (25) full and partial scholarships.

General Criteria for Eligibility for Scholarships

  • Excellent academic records
  • Professional achievements and career trajectory
  • Excellent written and oral English communication skills
  • Exceptional people skills
  • Great leadership potential

All admitted applicants will be considered for a scholarship award. Scholarships are awarded as part of the admissions process. Some scholarship categories require that additional information to be submitted. Please review the information about each scholarship for specific details.

  • Awarded to the most outstanding applicants based on excellent academic, professional, and personal achievements, strong leadership qualifications, and the potential to contribute to society and give back to AIM to continue the tradition of assisting and awarding excellent candidates.
  • A minimum GMAT of 600 or equivalent GRE
  • Requirement:
    • (a) Excellent performance across all of the MBA admission criteria
    • (B) Review by the President or the Dean.

The Asian Development Bank (ADB), with funding from the government of Japan, established the ADB-JSP Scholarship Program to encourage and strengthen human resource development in 1988. It is one of the most important sources of financial assistance for graduate students in Asia and the Pacific. AIM was one of the first ADB-designated institutions to receive scholarship funding to deserving students. Upon graduation, the scholars are expected to contribute to economic and social development in their home countries.

  • This Scholarship is open to all nationals of Asian Development Bank borrowing countries
  • Applicant should not have any prior master’s or doctoral degree(s).
  • Requirement: (1) Submit ADB-JSP Information Sheet Form, (2) Certificate of Annual Income; (3) Notarized Affidavit of Family Income; (4) Transcript of Records/Mark Sheets with Grade Point Average or General Weighted Average.
  • Student applicant should agree to return to his/her home country after completion of the AIM MBA

AIM will screen your application, based on its own selection criteria, keeping in view the eligibility requirements and selection criteria of the ADB. In turn, ADB will review the submission from AIM and recommend awardees based on the selection criteria of ADB to the Executive Director of Japan for formal approval.

download the ADB-JSP Information Sheet in Ms Word format.

download the ADB-JSP Information Sheet in PDF format.

  • This Scholarship will be offered to applicants from ASEAN countries as well as from Europe, Middle East, North Africa, South and Central America
  • A minimum GMAT of 600 or equivalent GRE
  • Requirement: (1) Review by the President of the Asian Institute of Management.
  • This Scholarship is open to all applicants
  • A minimum GMAT of 600 or equivalent GRE
  • Requirement: (1) Review by the Dean of the Asian Institute of Management
  • This Scholarship is open particularly to applicants from ASEAN countries
  • GMAT and GRE scores considered
  • Requirement: (1) Review by the President or Dean of the Asian Institute of Management
  • This Scholarship is open to Chinese and Taiwanese applicants
  • A minimum GMAT of 600 or equivalent GRE
  • Requirement: (1) Interview with a representative from Metro Bank
  • This Scholarship is open to women applicants
  • Minimum GMAT of 600 or equivalent GRE
  • Requirement: (1) Review by the President or Dean of the Asian Institute of Management

AIM reserves the right to not award these scholarships if no suitable, outstanding candidate is identified.