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Oxford Pershing Square Scholarship 2021-2022

Oxford Pershing Square Scholarship

Deadline January 31, 2021
Opening date August 1, 2020
Days Remaining Closed
Category Scholarships in UK
Type Fully Funded
Location United_Kingdom (UK)

Established in 2014, the Pershing Square Foundation awards up Fully Funded Oxford Square Pershing Scholarships to support outstanding students on the 1+1 MBA, science, and other programs, covering both the Master’s degree and the MBA year. The Oxford Pershing Square Scholarship provides funding for tuition, college fees, and at least £14,553 toward living expenses for both years of study.

Recipients of the Oxford Pershing Square Scholarship are exceptional individuals who can demonstrate the potential and commitment to finding scalable and sustainable solutions to world-scale social challenges. You can pursue any of the partnering Master’s degrees and combine it with our MBA. It is also available if you are currently studying one of the Master’s partnering programmes and wish to apply to the MBA programme.

You will be invited to a spring ‘trek’ to New York City hosted by the Pershing Square Foundation, where you can participate in meetings and workshops with leading innovators and change-makers. You can also attend prestigious conferences and events throughout the year, including the Ditchely Conferences and the Skoll World Forum.

Oxford Pershing Square Scholarship Coverage and Benefits

  • The Pershing Square Foundation awards Oxford Pershing Square Scholarship to support outstanding students on the 1+1 MBA, covering both the Master’s degree and the MBA year.
  • The Oxford Pershing Square Scholarship provides funding for tuition, college fees, and at least £14,553 toward living expenses for both years of study.
  • Recipients are exceptional individuals who can demonstrate the potential and commitment to finding scalable and sustainable solutions to world-scale social challenges
  • You can pursue any of the partnering Master’s degrees and combine it with their MBA.
  • It is also available if you are currently studying one of the Master’s partnering programmes and wish to apply to the MBA programme.
  • You will be invited to a spring ‘trek’ to New York City hosted by the Pershing Square Foundation, where you can participate in meetings and workshops with leading innovators and change-makers.
  • You can also attend prestigious conferences and events throughout the year, including the Ditchely Conferences and the Skoll World Forum.
  • You will also have opportunities for mentorship and networking with inspirational individuals and organizations that are part of the Pershing Square Foundation’s community

Oxford Pershing Square Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

The Oxford Pershing Square Scholarship is awarded to individuals with:

  • 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 organization 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 fulfill your objective

How to apply for Oxford Pershing Square Scholarship?

  • Each of our 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.
  • 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?’ 
  • Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview with the selection panel.

Oxford Pershing Square Scholarship Deadline

The deadline for Oxford Pershing Square Scholarship is January 31, 2021.

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