Fondation Rainbow Bridge Scholarship in France

Deadline: ongoing
Open to: applicants from  Asian or African country
Benefits: two scholarships of EUR 20,000 per year


The Foundation Rainbow Bridge Scholarship was established in memory of Muriel Dargent, Matthieu Dargent, Iris Dargent, and Muriel’s parents, all of whom disappeared in the December 2004 Tsunami.

This scholarship is available for women from Asian or African countries affected by natural disasters, drought or famine.

A graduate of HEC in 1988, Muriel Dargent presented a strong role model for young women, juggling her responsibilities as wife, mother, and leader. As the Financial Director of Nihon L’Oreal in Japan, Muriel was fluent in English, Spanish and Japanese. The Foundation Rainbow Bridge will enable young women recipients to enrich their academic background by obtaining an HEC MBA.


  • Recipients of this scholarship are top-caliber female candidates who have been admitted to the HEC Paris MBA program (Full-time only) and who can demonstrate exemplary leadership skills in one or more of the following areas:
    • Community work;
    • Charity engagement;
    • Sustainable development practices.
  • Women applying must come from an Asian or African country affected by a natural disaster, drought or famine;
  • Please note that unfortunately, you cannot apply for this scholarship if admitted after June 15th for the September intake and after November 26th for the January intake.


Up to two scholarships of EUR 20,000 per year.

How to apply?

In order to apply, please fill the application.

For more information, please visit the official web page.