Every year, the Pershing Square Foundation awards up to five full scholarships to support outstanding students on the 1+1 MBA, covering both the Masterâ€™s degree and the MBA year.
Oxfordâ€™s 1+1 MBA Programme: Oxford Universityâ€™s one-year full-time MBA programme combined with oneÂ of theÂ one-year Masters programmesÂ offered by other University departments
TheÂ Scholarship provides funding for tuition, college fees and at least Â£14,553Â toward living expenses for both years of study.
Pershing Square Scholarships are awarded to individuals with the following attributes:
â€¢ Academic achievement
â€¢ Leadership potential, demonstrated through experience and motivation
â€¢ Strong personal character, integrity and commitment
â€¢ Intention to focus on addressing world-scale social challenges in your career, either in an existing organisation or through development of a new enterprise
â€¢ Ability to envision how to achieve scalable and sustainable solutions to these challenges
â€¢ 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 Masterâ€™s programme.
Method of Application:
Each of theÂ partnering Masterâ€™s programmesÂ 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 theÂ 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 questionÂ â€˜How do you intend to change the world? What does this tell us about you as a person?â€™Â
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:Â https://www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/oxford-experience/scholarships-and-funding/oxford-pershing-square-scholarship
Scholarship Application Deadline:Â JanÂ 2019 (annual)Course starts September 2019