Oxford Pershing Square Graduate Scholarships

Published Date: October 18, 2019

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    All
  • Country of the Scholarship

    United Kingdom
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

    2020
  • Type of scholarship

    Master's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    > 12000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

    University
  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

    Online
  • Applier's country

    All
  • Expenses covered

    All
  • Scholarship Contact Details

    Organisation
    Saïd Business School
    Street Address
    Park End Street
    Post Town
    Postal Code
    OX1 1HP
    Country
    Map

The Pershing Square Foundation every year awards up to five full scholarships in order to support exceptional students on the 1+1 MBA. This grant for school would cover both a Master’s degree and the MBA year.

Host Institution

Said Business School, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Level of Study

Oxford’s 1+1 MBA Program; this is a one-year full-time MBA program plus one of the one-year Master’s programs offered at any university departments

Number of awards

Six scholarships are available

Target group

The scholarship is open to candidates from all countries

Scholarship value/inclusion/duration

Successful applicants will receive funding for both Master’s degrees and MBA program course fees. The grant for school will also cover living expenses for both years of study to the tune of £15,009.

Eligibility/Selection Criteria

This grant for school is offered to individuals with the following attributes;

– Academic achievement

– Leadership potential, which must be demonstrated through motivation and experience

– Impressive personal character, commitment, and integrity

– An intent to focus on addressing world-scale social challenges in a chosen career, this would be either in an existing organization or via the development of a new enterprise

– An ability to envision scalable and sustainable solutions to challenges

Application instructions

Every of the partnering Master’s program comes with its own application form, deadlines, and requirements. In order to be considered for the Pershing Square Scholarship, candidates must apply to the 1+1 MBA on or before the January 2020 deadline.

After submitting the 1+1 MBA application form, candidates would be asked if they are interested in the Pershing Square Scholarship.

Interested candidates will be expected to submit an essay in their application form of no more than 500 words addressing the question; How do you intend to change the world? What does this tell us about you as a person?

To access the application form and get detailed information on how to apply for the scholarship, visit the official scholarship website


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