Oxford Pershing Square Graduate Scholarships

Deadline: Jan 2019 (annual)
Study in:  UK
Course starts September 2019

Brief description:

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.

Host Institution(s):

Said Business School, University of Oxford in United Kingdom

Level/Field(s) of study:

Oxford’s 1+1 MBA Programme: Oxford University’s one-year full-time MBA programme combined with one of the one-year Masters programmes offered by other University departments

Number of Awards:

5 per year

Target group:

Open to all countries

Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:

The Scholarship provides funding for tuition, college fees and at least £14,553 toward living expenses for both years of study.

Eligibility/Selection Criteria:

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 fulfill your objectives

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

Application instructions:

Each of the partnering Master’s programmes has its own application form, deadlines and requirements. In order to be considered for the Pershing Square Scholarship you must apply to the 1+1 MBA by the January 2019 deadline.

When you submit your 1+1 MBA application form you will be asked if you would like to be considered for the Pershing Square Scholarship.

Submit an essay in your application form 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?’ 

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website: https://www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/oxford-experience/scholarships-and-funding/oxford-pershing-square-scholarship