Three scholarships are available for exceptional female candidates on each of their four diploma programmes. University of Oxford Saïd Business School’s work enables women to use their distinctive perspectives and skills to make a difference in every sector. Through their research and teaching, they develop new insights and support women leaders in effecting transformational change.

The aim of these scholarships is to support female candidates of merit and to encourage an increase in women considering senior leadership roles.

Scholarships Eligibility.

  • The scholarship is open to exceptional female candidates from around the world.
  • Candidates’ suitability for these scholarships will be assessed via both the scholarship statement and the diploma application form.
  • This programme is designed for experienced professionals, with five or more years’ work experience.
Scholarships Benefits.

For each diploma intake they have:

  • One scholarship covering 50% of the course fees
  • Two scholarships providing £5,000 towards the course fees

Selection Criteria.

  • A desire to inspire/act as a role model (Assessed through scholarship statement)
  • A readiness and enthusiasm to become a committed ambassador for the School, representing the School’s values, both whilst on the programme and beyond. (Assessed through scholarship statement)
  • Academic achievement (Assessed through CV, transcripts, scholarship statement)
  • Professional achievement; in particular evidence of leadership, or leadership potential (Assessed through CV, scholarship statement)

Method of Application

Applicants will be required to upload a supporting statement (200–400 words) in the Funding section of the Diploma programme application form, addressing how you meet the scholarship selection criteria.

Visit the diploma programme pages to find out more about the programmes and their benefits, the admissions requirements, and how to apply. You can also contact the relevant diploma recruitment team for a discussion about your suitability.