Oxford Pershing Square Graduate Scholarship, 2017

Overview: Every year, the Pershing Square Foundation awards up to five full scholarships to support outstanding students on the 1+1 MBA, covering both the Master’s degree and the MBA year.

Study Level: Masters

Area of Study: MBA

Scholarship Value: Scholarship provides funding for tuition, college fees and living expenses covering both the Master’s degree and the MBA year.

Requirements: Pershing Square Scholarships are awarded to individuals with the following attributes:

  • Academic achievement
  • Leadership potential, demonstrated through experience and motivation
  • Strong personal character, integrity and commitment
  • Intention to focus on addressing world-scale social challenges in your career, either in an existing organisation or through development of a new enterprise
  • Ability to envision how to achieve scalable and sustainable solutions to these challenges
  • Articulated vision on how the Oxford 1+1 MBA will allow you to fulfil your objectives

You must meet the entry requirements for both the Oxford MBA and your chosen Master’s programme.

How to Apply: To be considered for the scholarship, you must apply to the 1+1 MBA by 17 March 2017. Please note that some partnering Masters close their applications in January 2017 and others in March 2017.

In addition to the Master and MBA applications, you must submit an essay of no more than 500 words addressing this question ‘How do you intend to change the world? What does this tell us about you as a person?’

Deadline: 17 Mar 2017.

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