Take Your Skills to a New Level – The Application Period for the MBA Scholarship Has Started

The application period for Aalto University Executive Education's (Aalto EE) MBA scholarship has started for the second time. Aalto EE hopes to receive applications from people who want to take their skills to a new level and strive for wider social impact through their work.


“The people who complete the Aalto MBA for Executives program have an average of 12 years of work experience, so we are looking for an experienced professional,” says Katri Koivula, Associate Business Area Director of Aalto EE.

The scholarship will be advertised on, an online education portal, and a representative from will take part in selecting the recipient of the scholarship.

“Last year, more than 150 people applied for the scholarship. This year too, the applicants for whom responsibility and sustainable development are important values and who have a strong motivation to get to study will stand out,” adds Emma Niemi, Communications Manager at  

The MBA scholarship was awarded for the first time in autumn 2020 when it was given to Matleena Aarikallio from Oulu. She began her MBA studies in January 2021. Aarikallio urges anyone interested in the program to apply for a scholarship.

“An MBA degree is a perfect combination of pure facts, concrete examples, and important themes regarding sustainable business,” says Aarikallio, Regional Manager for Startup Refugees in Northern Finland.

The MBA scholarship will cover the participation in the Aalto MBA for Executives program (value: €37,800). The scholarship application period is open from April 30 to June 13, 2021. The recipient of the scholarship will be selected in October 2021, and their MBA studies will begin in January 2022.


Further information

Katri Koivula
Associate Business Area Director, Degree Programs
Aalto University Executive Education Ltd
Tel. +358 10 837 3812

More information about the scholarship criteria and the application form can be found here. Applicants can ask for more information about the program by phone +358 10 837 3852 or via e-mail


Aalto MBA for Executives is a life-changing program for experienced professionals who want to transform their professional future and become business leaders with an innovative and sustainable mindset.


Aalto University Executive Education Ltd

Aalto University Executive Education Ltd offers thought provoking leadership development services (Aalto EE), professional development services for specialists and managers (Aalto PRO), creative solutions covering the whole life cycle of entrepreneurship (Aalto ENT), and finance sector specific skills and knowledge (Finva). Aalto University brings to our offering a multidisciplinary approach, together with innovative learning methods; this provides a unique combination of practical expertise with the latest research.

Aalto University Executive Education’s strengths lie in its global operating model and diverse offering. In addition to Finland and Singapore, Aalto University Executive Education Ltd offers education programs worldwide. As a part of Aalto University, it holds three respected business university accreditations – AACSB, AMBA, and EQUIS – which places it among the top 0.5% of institutions in the world.