Solvay Executive MBA Scholarships

On this page, you can find out which subsidies, reductions & and scholarships may be granted to you for the Executive MBA Programme, as well as some relevant useful information and contacts. 


Solvay Brussels School has a well-earned reputation as a school of opportunity for all. In this regard, we would like to help you identify and access the financial options that we offer to make your MBA dream a reality:


  • 1. Company Sponsorships

Some employers will finance the totality or part of your MBA tuition. We welcome the opportunity to talk with employers about sponsorship or help you prepare your case.


  • 2. Solvay Scholarships

We offer numerous scholarships each year to promote diversity in the classroom, academic excellence and equal access to learning.

SDG scholarships

Our SDG scholarships reward change makers whose actions contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Sustainable Development Goals are the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. They address the global challenges we face, including poverty, inequality, climate change, environmental degradation, peace and justice. Learn more about our SDGs scholarships.


Women Change Agent Scholarships

Solvay Brussels School is dedicated to training women and men to lead with sustainable impact. Our ambition is that by 2026, we achieve gender equality in our recruitment and that women, through high-quality lifelong learning training, close the gap in leadership positions. To break the glass ceiling, we offer the Women Change Agent Scholarship to facilitate access to our flagship Executive Master in Business Administration and empower women in their journey of becoming exemplary leaders.


  • 3. Public Funding

Many governments offer funding in the form of grants and scholarships. Contact the authorities in your country or visit educational platforms online to learn more about the resources that may be available to you.


  • 4. Training Cheques

Depending on where your company is based, you may benefit from subsidies from the Brussels Region, Wallonia and Flanders covering part of your tuition fees. 

  • Flanders Region - Training Vouchers: You are an employee or you work as a temporary worker and you live or you work in Flanders/Brussels. You can request your training voucher via the WSE counter and you should preferably request the cheque before your registration, so that you can use it to pay your registration fee. (for more information: Vlaanderen)

  • Wallonia Region - Training Vouchers: Full or part-time employees from SME which has a maximum of 250 workers as well as self-employed. You have to submit the subsidy application within 14 days of starting the programme/module/course. (for more information: Forem).


  • 5. Student Loans

Student loans remain the most common source of financing. Please check with your bank about the conditions for this type of loan.


  • 6. Tax Deduction

Your MBA may be a tax-deductible expense depending on your profile. Check with the authorities in your country.


  • 7. Discounts & Preferential Rates

Solvay Executive Education Alumni are eligible for a tuition discount. Reduced tuition is also available for partner organisations and companies, as well as for non-governmental organisations.


  • 8. Early Bird Reduction

Early bird applicants who submit their applications before the end of the early bird date will receive a 10% discount on the tuition fees.

Belgian Fundings 

You can find information regarding types of subsidies, eligibility criteria, amounts granted, deadlines, and contact points regarding Subsidies as well as Education Leaves below.


  • Brussels Region - Paid Training Leave: Paid educational leave allows workers (private sector) to train during the day or in staggered hours while retaining their salary. Employers receive reimbursement from Brussels Economy and Employment, based on certain criteria. The employee must submit the certificate of enrolment (specific certificate for educational leave issued by the school) to his employer within 20 days of the start of the course. This certificate must be delivered to the employer either by registered mail or with an acknowledgement of receipt. In case of a late registration after the launch of the programme at the latest within 8 days of the registration. (for more information: Economie-Emploi)

  • Flanders Region - SME Wallet: The SME e-wallet is oriented towards practitioners of ‘liberal professions’ and SMEs whose operational headquarters are located in the Flemish Region. You have to submit the subsidy application within 14 days of the start of the programme/module/course. (for more information: VLAIO)

  • Flanders Region - Paid Training Leave: Under certain conditions, employees in the private sector are entitled to Flemish training leave. They are allowed to be absent from work to attend training or to prepare for evaluations, while their wages continue to be fully paid. The employer can be reimbursed a lump sum as compensation for the wage costs. You have to submit the subsidy application within 14 days of the start of the start of the programme/module/course. (for more information: Vlaanderen)

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