This years’ scholarship holders Nikolina Vidovic, Rebecca Källqvist, David Pizarro Vargas, Sofia Björk and Michael Olsson, together with Anna Blombäck, JIBS Associate Dean of Education and Lennart Gabrielsson, Håkan Fransson and Anders Grahn representing Jönköpings Borgarekassa och Bjuggska fonden plus Imran Mulji, President of JIBS Student Association (JSA).
The scholarship is awarded twice a year and gives students with particularly good academic results the opportunity to study abroad. Students are ranked by grades and get a choice of fifteen of the best of JIBS many partner universities. This years’ scholarship holders will for example, study in USA, South Korea and Italy.
The Excellence Scholarship is sponsored by Jönköpings Borgarekassa och Bjuggska fonden, and it has been awarded to students since 2004. Since then, nearly 3 million SEK has been distributed to students traveling abroad. Two years ago the agreement between JIBS and Jönköpings Borgarekassa och Bjuggska fonden was renewed, enabling the Excellence Scholarship to keep encouraging students to academic endeavors.