McKinsey Online Scholarships


Take a step Forward to advance your career

Join the Forward learning program to develop new ways of thinking, boost your confidence, and learn to lead with purpose.

Forward, offered by McKinsey, is a free, five-month online learning journey that equips young talent with must-have practical skills to help them succeed in the future of work. It focuses on critical leadership, business, and digital skills that are relevant and transferable across industries and roles.
Forward is available in more than 100 countries globally.

McKinsey’s Program:

Forward is delivered in an interactive, virtual format. It begins with exploring foundational skills, then applying them to case studies based on real-world scenarios. You will ultimately be able to develop new behaviors through ongoing reflection and peer learning. At the end of the program, receive a McKinsey Forward digital badge and join an exclusive global network of young, life-long learners.

Foundation level:

8 Weeks.

Develop practical, must-have skills through highly interactive, self-paced digital courses. You will be introduced to adaptability, effective communication, problem-solving, new ways of working in a digital world, and more.

Advanced level:

10 Weeks.

See your newfound skills come to life through an immersive journey of advanced digital content, bespoke virtual workshops, and assignments.

Network level:


Join a vibrant global network of young life-long learners and get exclusive access to further learning and networking activities. You can also get involved and pay it forward by co-creating the future of the Forward program through different volunteering opportunities.

Earn the McKinsey Forward badge:

Participants who complete the Foundation and Advanced levels will earn a personalized digital badge, which is shareable across social media and other digital channels.

Application Instructions:

  1. Please do not use the navigation buttons on the top of your internet browser. Use the “Previous” and “Next” buttons provided at the bottom of the application form.
  2. Please note that the deadline to submit your application is May 14th, 2024, 5:00 PM CET.
  3. You can go back and change answers at any time, until you press the “Submit” button at the end of the application form.
  4. Once you submit your application, you will not be able to modify your responses.
  5. Please respond in English and with English letters throughout.

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  1. Alsadig Issa AlTayeb Salih says

    اريد تعلم المها ات حتي أتمكن من قيام العمل بصورة جيدا

  2. Alsadig Issa AlTayeb Salih says

    I am Al-Sadiq Issa Al-Tayeb from Sudan, South Kordofan state, Dilling locality, how is the training and the cost of the training

  3. Aisha Ahmed says

    My name is Aisha Ahmed, I need to improve my soft skills which help in dealing with others and hunting jobs.

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