Oxford Pershing Square Graduate Scholarships

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MBA/Masters Degree

Deadline: 8/22 Jan 2021 (annual)

Study in: UK

The course starts in September 2021

Brief description:

Consistently, the Pershing Square Foundation grants up to six full grants to help extraordinary understudies on the 1+1 MBA, covering both the Master’s certificate and the MBA year.

Host Institution(s):

Said Business School, the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom

Level/Field(s) of study:

Oxford’s 1+1 MBA Program: Oxford University’s one-year full-time MBA program joined with one of the one-year Master’s projects offered by other University divisions.

Number of Awards:

6 scholarships are available

Target group:

This application is open to all countries.

Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:

As a Pershing Square scholar, you will receive funding for both your Master’s degree and MBA programme course fees. The scholarship also provides at least £15,285 towards living expenses for both years of study.

Eligibility/Selection Criteria:

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

  • Academic achievement, demonstrated through degree results, GMAT or GRE score, previous university prizes and awards, and other academic achievements
  • 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 the 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.

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 2021 deadline (8 or 22 January 2021) for both your chosen Master’s programme and the Oxford MBA.

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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. Yo must then 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.


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

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