The Oxford Pershing Square Graduate Scholarship supports up to five extraordinary students per year who are committed to tackling social issues in realising their potential as future global leaders by fully funding tuition, college fees and living expenses for the MBA year of their Oxford 1+1 programme. Saïd Business School’s 1+1 programme is a unique, two-year experience that combines the depth of a specialised, one-year Master’s – in subject areas such as environmental management, education, social policy, and African studies – with the breadth of a top-ranking, one-year MBA.
Study Subjects and Level:
Scholarships are awarded to study any of the courses at University of Oxford. These scholarships are obtainable for studying master (MBA and MSc) degree at University of Oxford in UK.
No residency restrictions
- Candidates must apply to and be accepted by the MBA programme, as well as the partnering MSc programme of their choice
- Combination of academic and leadership potential.
- Strong personal character.
- Experience, aptitude and intention of pursuing a career that addresses global challenges.
- Articulated vision on how the Oxford 1+1 MBA will allow you to fulfil this intention.
Scholarship Open for:
International students can apply for these scholarships.
Scholarship is offered for the MBA year of their Oxford 1+1 programme.
The scholarships will provide fully funding tuition, college fees and living expenses for the MBA year of their Oxford 1+1 programme. Pershing Square Scholars are also eligible to apply for further funding to cover the Master’s degree undertaken in the first year of the programme.
How to apply?
Interested candidates should complete the online Oxford 1+1 MBA application, selecting 1+1 under the programme of interest. Candidates must also apply to the MSc of your choice (according to departmental deadlines). Applicants admitted to the 1+1 programme will then be asked to submit a short statement for Scholarship consideration. Short-listed Scholarship applicants will then be invited to interview with the Scholarship panel.
Admissions for the 2015-2017 cohort open 1 August 2014. To be considered for the Pershing Square Scholarship, both MBA and MSc applications must be submitted by the January 2015 departmental deadlines.
MBA applications deadlines for the 1+1 programme are:
- Stage 1 – 15 September 2014
- Stage 2 – 31 October 2015
- Stage 3 – 9 January 2015
For further information: http://www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/programmes/degrees/1plus1/pershing-square-scholarship