Scholarship Donations

Swiss Endowed Scholarship Fund Donation Information

During the summer 2016, the Founding Donor Group created the first endowed scholarship fund for Swiss candidates. The endowed capital has reached over €1.35 million with additional gifts from the INSEAD alumni of Switzerland, which at an annual distribution rate of 4% will ensure several €20K and at least one €40K scholarship per year.

We are reaching out to the Alumni community in Switzerland; private donors and corporate donors who would like to participate.  All contributions, large and small are welcome and are recorded on your personal gift history/class gifts at INSEAD.  Donations are placed into a segregated account of the Swiss-based foundation: La Fondation Mondiale INSEAD and are tax deductible for individuals and corporations. A tax receipt will be sent by INSEAD.   

Bank transfer Please make bank transfers with mention of: CH scholarship Donations can be made by Giro pink slip: La_Fondation_Mondiale or bank transfers in either Euro or CHF.


La Fondation Mondiale INSEAD (FMI)

CHF Donation

Bank name: Crédit Suisse Address: CH-1211 Genève 70 Swift code: CRESCHZZ80A IBAN CHF: CH73 0483 5293 8441 0100 0
Account #: CHF 0293-844101-00 (Clearing 4251)

EURO Donation

IBAN EUR: CH39 0483 5293 8441 0200 0 Account #: EUR 0293-844102-00 (Clearing 4251)

Scholarship was launched by the Founding Donor Group who contributed €50K each.

Founding Donors

Luc Argand MBA’76

Rémy Best MBA’93D

Bertrand Demole MBA’99D

Julien Firmenich MBA’08J

Patrick Firmenich MBA’90J

Reinold Geiger MBA’76

André Hoffmann MBA’90D


Sven Holstenson, MBA’10D

Pierre-André Maus MBA’96D

Georges Muller MBA ’65

Christoph Rubeli MBA’92D

Brigitte Reverdin MBA’81-Nicolas Pictet

Corporate donor: Philip Morris International

thanks to André Calantzopoulos MBA ‘84D


Major Donors as of October 2019

Rudolf Maag MBA’73

Pierre Poncet MBA’76

Pascal Ravery MBA’84D

Lucian Wagner MBA’81

Alexander Wyss MBA’01D

For any questions regarding the CH scholarships, please contact: Julien Firmenich, MBA’08J, President IAF Switzerland, or Brigitte Reverdin, MBA’81, Chair of the Founding Donor Group,

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How to make a donation on the INSEAD Giving website

1. On the Force for Good website. Make sure Switzerland appears in the country field.

2. To donate to Swiss Alumni Endowed Scholarship, start typing “Swiss” and it will auto-complete the “Select your designation” field.

3. Tap to select a default amount or tap “Other” and type in the amount you wish to donate. In the example here we have indicated CHF100.

4. Tap “Give Once” for a one time donation, or “Give Regularly” for a recurring donation.

5. Complete the required fields with personal payment details in the donation form to make your gift.

NB: It is imperative to mention YOUR GIFT DESIGNATION + CLASS YEAR on your bank transferOnline payment:

INSEAD Alumni Fund Switzerland
Julien Firmenich, MBA’08J, President INSEAD Alumni Fund Switzerland
Brigitte Reverdin, Chair of the Founding Donor Group