The Next Generation Women Leaders Award

Deadline: 14 January 2019
Open to: female students working towards a Bachelors, Masters, or PhD, from any discipline or background
Benefits: scholarship of EUR 2000 and individual mentorship


The Next Generation Women Leaders award is a scholarship designed to recognize talent and support students who would like to maximize their own potential.

McKinsey is especially interested in reaching women who are actively seeking to strengthen their own potential, capable of problem solving and creative thinking and who excel at working with others. In short, women who want to use their talents to make a positive change in their lives and those of others.


Female students working towards a Bachelors, Masters, or Ph.D., from any discipline or background, are eligible to apply.


Recipients will be awarded:

  • a scholarship of 2,000 Euros (or its equivalent in a local currency) towards the cost of tuition, summer employment, volunteer work, research, or any other initiative supporting your academic and/or professional development;
  • individual mentorship from McKinsey consultants to support you as you consider your academic trajectory and career aspiration;
  • an invitation to a local McKinsey event or an office visit.

How to apply?

To check the full list of the documents you need to for the application and start the application process, please click here.

For further information, please visit the official webpage.