Financial Aid

1. Loans

There are three loans available to Global Executive MBA students:

  • Banco Sabadell Global Loan. IESE and one of Europe’s leading banks – Banco SabadellAtlántico – have an agreement by which IESE MBA students can finance their studies with loans that may not require any personal guarantee. The opportunity to apply for these loans is also available to non-Spanish nationals.

  • Sallie Mae - Smart Option Student Loan. The Sallie Mae - Smart Option Student Loan is a loan that is available to American citizens. Qualified participants may be eligible to borrow for the full cost of their education, less other aid received, as certified by the school.

If you have any questions about funding, please contact our Financial Aid Office:

2. Scholarships

IESE Business School’s mission is to help develop outstanding business leaders across the world. IESE offers a range of scholarships for the Global Executive MBA program to managers, executives and entrepreneurs who have demonstrated the potential to make a positive impact on the global business community. 

IESE is particularly interested in contributing to the development of:

  • Entrepreneurs and innovators who can create economic and social value.
  • Women who lead and inspire.
  • Public sector leaders who contribute to shaping society.
  • Business leaders in growth markets with the skills and expertise to grow their companies senior executives of global organizations who seek to fulfill their real potential in leadership positions.


As a prerequisite, scholarship applicants must have already been admitted to the IESE Global Executive MBA Program. On admission, eligible candidates will be invited to apply for the scholarship of their choice.

Key rules:

  • Admitted candidates who are fully or partially sponsored by their companies will not be eligible for scholarships.
  • Applications can only be submitted for one specific scholarship.
  • Although admission to the program is deferrable, scholarships are not.


The jurors are made up of globally renowned business leaders who collaborate actively with IESE.They will base their decisions on the candidate's:

  • Academic merit. 
  • Leadership experience.
  • Impact on his/her company and society.
  • Admissions interview evaluation.

Licinia Melilla
Marketing and Admissions Manager

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