The Scholarship Application for the Aalto MBA Program Has Opened – Apply Now!

The application period for the Aalto MBA scholarship has started. This year, the scholarship will be granted for the fourth time. The scholarship covers participation in the Aalto MBA program and materials, and the scholarship can be applied from the website until June 14, 2023.

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"We are looking for applicants with an entrepreneurial mindset and sustainable viewpoint, who strive to have a greater impact on society in their work," says Kerttu Kuokkanen, Director of MBA Programs at Aalto EE.

For a scholarship receiver, we are looking for a person who has a strong desire to develop their skills to the next level and aims for greater societal impact through their work. The scholarship aims to support the ability of an entrepreneurial and motivated professional to develop and lead an organization innovatively and sustainably.

The MBA scholarship application is open from April 25 to June 14, 2023. The receiver of the scholarship will be selected in the fall of 2023, and their studies will begin in January 2024. More information about the scholarship criteria and the application form can be found here.

Applicants can ask for more information about the program by calling +358 10 837 3852 or via e-mail

Applicants with diverse backgrounds

The MBA scholarship holders of previous years are Matleena Aarikallio, Strategic Development Specialist at Owatec Oy, Kaisa Kannuksela, Director of Domestic Programs at Finnish Refugee Council, and Joonas Keskinen, Manager of the Taidetestaajat (Art Testers) program at the Association of Finnish Children's Cultural Centers.

"I am inspired by the idea that Aalto MBA studies are challenging because I genuinely want to learn and understand new things. The most motivating part is that all the things that will be studied have some practical function and use in my own life and work", says the latest MBA scholarship holder Joonas Keskinen.

The hope is that people with various backgrounds apply for the scholarship. Emma Niemi, Communication Manager at, encourages applicants to unveil their personality in the scholarship application.

"The applicant should consider the questions in the application form deeper than the surface and open their personality to us in the answers. We are looking forward to this year's applications," says Emma Niemi from

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More information

Kerttu Kuokkanen
Director, MBA Programs
Aalto University Executive Education and Professional Development
Phone +358 10 837 3754

Aalto University Executive Education and Professional Development

Aalto University Executive Education and Professional Development (Aalto EE) offer impactful education, development, and training services. Aalto EE combines a wide range of practical expertise with the latest research from Aalto University. We aim to provide a sustainable platform for lifewide learning at different stages of a career. Furthermore, we operate as a strategic partner for organizations, enabling renewal in a rapidly changing business environment. Our unique portfolio of programs offers concrete solutions, intellectual capital, and professional head start for both individuals and organizations.

Aalto EE has two strongholds: our main office and learning facilities are in Helsinki, while our operations in Asia-Pacific are led from Singapore. In addition to Finland and Singapore, Aalto EE offers education programs worldwide. As a part of Aalto University, it holds three most respected business university accreditations – AACSB, AMBA, and EQUIS – which places it among the top 1% of institutions in the world.