The EMBA McGill -HEC Montreal presents its latest scholarship recipient, manager of a nonprofit organization

Montreal, November XX, 2013 – The McGill HEC Montreal EMBA program awarded a scholarship covering half of program tuition fees to Mrs. Indu Krishnamurthy. This award is granted to one or two participants annually and is reserved for those working in non-profit organizations.

Ms. Krishnamurthy is a project coordinator at the Montreal Community Loan Fund (ACEM), where she has worked since 2008. ACEM is a non-profit organization whose mission is to fight poverty and exclusion by helping people who have an economically viable project. Projects are not evaluated based on financial wealth, but rather on the ability to successfully complete the proposed project. Ms. Krishnamurthy is also co-chair of Refugee Community Action Network (ICAN).  ICAN serves as a platform where immigrants who run social enterprises can exchange experiences with Community Economic Development practitioners, to identify the best ways to support immigrants and refugees. The McGill HEC Montreal EMBA program has introduced her to managers from a wide range of industries, which broadens her perspective, and gives her new ideas to fuel her dream of “being the change she wants to see in the world”.

This scholarship program helps support social leadership, which is actively encouraged by the EMBA McGill HEC Montreal program. Moreover, these scholarships help ensure diversity of organizations represented by program participants: small and large companies, family businesses and non-profit organizations. Diversity and quality of participants are key criteria when selecting candidates for the program.

How to apply for the scholarship

Executives and senior managers in non-profit organizations are encouraged to apply to the McGill – HEC Montréal EMBA program. The admissions committee will consider each application, taking into account the following criteria:

  • A capacity for leadership;
  • An intellectual curiosity and ability to reflect;
  • An undergraduate degree;
  • At least 10 years of work experience, including five years in management positions.
  • The ability to speak and write in either English or French and to understand and be able to read the other language.

For further information, contact Michel Filion at 514-340-6537 or