L'Oréal Scholarship

The L'Oréal Group is the world's largest cosmetics and beauty company. With its registered office in Paris and head office in the Paris suburb of Clichy, Hauts-de-Seine, France, it has developed activities in the field of cosmetics. Concentrating on hair colour, skin care, sun protection, make-up, perfumes and hair care, the company is active in the dermatological, tissue engineering and pharmaceutical fields and is the top nanotechnology patent-holder in the United States.

Since 1909, L'Oréal's guiding mission has been to create and continuously promote an approach to beauty that is fun, affordable, fulfilling, and genuine. This mission has been adopted and executed by the expertise, creativity, and innovation of the thousands of women and men who have built the group worldwide.


Recipients of the L'Oréal Scholarship must be outstanding who have been admitted to the HEC MBA program and can demonstrate the following:

  • Significant professional accomplishments
  • Leadership potential, including the ability to take initiative, motivate others, provide direction, and foster collaboration
  • Creativity and innovative thinking


Amount of Award:  €10,000


Only admitted candidates can apply for this scholarship. Applicants will be required to submit a 1,500 word essay discussing the style of leadership they think maximizes creativity and innovation. Please note that you cannot apply for this scholarship if admitted after June 15th for the September intake and after November 26th for the January intake.


January 2016 Full-time intake: 29th December 2015