Archive for November/2010


Aviso: Opción de crédito con Caja Duero suspendido.

Written on November 29, 2010 by Joël McConnell in Global News on Financial Aid

Un aviso breve para los candidatos españoles: Caja Duero ha suspendido su oferta de Crédito Mañana, por lo cual esa via de financiación ya queda suspendido.

El IE sigue ofreciendo créditos educativos competitivos a través de nuestros programas con Banca March y Caja Madrid, y hay varias otras instituciones que también tienen ofertas de financación para estudios superiores para candidatos españoles.


IE Business School and PwC Supporting MPA Candidates

Written on November 25, 2010 by Joël McConnell in Global News on Financial Aid

A few months ago IE and PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC) strengthened their collaboration in the area of public administration by launching scholarships to support top Spanish and Latin American students who wish to study on IE Business School’s Master in Public Administration (MPA) degree.

To learn more about the collaboration, check out the press release from PwC here (in Spanish).


Educamericas: IE in the news.

Written on November 22, 2010 by Joël McConnell in Global News on Financial Aid

Featuring other sources such as Banco Santander and Fundación Carolina, IE Financial Aid was a featured source in a recent article that appeared in LatAm media Educamerias.


Hace 20 años para un latinoamericano conseguir una vacante para realizar un posgrado era una gran hazaña. Hoy no solo se ha multiplicado la oferta de programas para profesionales de la región, sino además las oportunidades y tipos de financiamiento para cursarlos.”

Read the full article on funding options for students from Latin America here.

More information on Educamericas at


IE Financial Aid is pleased to announce an added loan option for Italian nationals who wish to complete full time study at IE.  Negotiated by Sergio Negri, Country Manager at IE’s Representative Office in Italy, this agreement offers a funding option to candidates who will be studying full-time in our pre-experience and experienced professional programs, both at IE Business School and at IE’s 6 other schools. 

Detailed information here (document in Italian), and basics of offer below.

Loan Offer Basics:

– Loan program for full-time programs, for students coming to IE from Italy.
Lending institution: UniCredit Italy
Loan product: Prestito personale a Tasso fisso (TAN)
Maximum amount: 19.000€ or 30.000€ depending on program.
Grace period: Maximum of 36 months, can be less.
Amortization: Up to 96 months.
Interest rate: Competitive student loan rates.
More information: Contact UniCredit or the IE Office in Italy (


Added loan option for Israeli students: Discount Bank

Written on November 15, 2010 by Joël McConnell in Loans | Préstamos

IE students coming from Israel can now also apply for a loan from Discount Bank, Israel’s third bank.  While more information about the general offer is available here (document in Hebrew), do keep in mind you will need to open an account at Discount Bank to apply for one of these loans.  Interest rates fluctuate and so they are not published.

Basic Student Loan Offer from Discount Bank

– Up to 50,000 NIS
– A grace period of up to 3 years
– Minimal commissions
– The student is required to open an account in the bank.
– International credit card with minimal commission

IE students qualify for these loans, so if you are an Israeli student you can apply directly at your loan Discount Bank branch.  Should you need added assistance, contact IE Financial Aid at

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