Deadline:

10 January 2020.

Location:

UK.

(Partially Funded)

Description

The Skoll Scholarship.

The Skoll Scholarship is a competitive scholarship for incoming MBA students to Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, who pursue entrepreneurial solutions for urgent social and environmental challenges. The Scholarship covers the full course fees for the MBA programme, as well as partial living expenses of at least an additional £14,985.

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Oxford University has a rich tradition of developing leaders. The MBA programme builds on this legacy, providing you with a solid foundation in core business principles while developing a broadened mindset and understanding of the role of business in society.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • MBA.

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.

Program Period

one-year course.

  • a full-time, one-year course.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • You have identified opportunities and taken action in order to make positive social impact.
  • You have spent preferably at least 3 years driving change through entrepreneurial approaches. For example, you could have:
  1. Started or grown a social venture.
  2. OR created and led the expansion of a social impact initiative within an organisation.
  3. OR been tackling a specific social/environmental issue, through a core thread that unites your work.
  • You can demonstrate the outcomes and impact of your entrepreneurial action.
  • Your impact addresses unjust systems and practises in your area of work.
  • You are a force for positive change
  • You are single-minded and persistent, with a willingness to fail and start again
  • You have bias toward action
  • You have a tendency to explore your environment for opportunities and resources
  • You have a willingness to take personal, and sometimes financial, risks
  • You develop networks and leverage members to pursue mutual goals
  • You have apprenticed with the problem* or experienced the problem you are trying to solve

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  • £14,985.
  • full funding plus a living stipend to complete an MBA at the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School for social entrepreneurs worldwide.

How to Apply

First Step: Connect with us to register your interest in the Scholarship  from here.

Second Step:Apply for the Oxford MBA programme directly to Saïd Business School by:

  1. Upload your answers to the Skoll Scholarship essay questions as part of your MBA application, and submit your MBA application! You’ll find the Scholarship essay questions under the “Funding” section of the MBA application. We would advise that you allow yourself about 1-weeks’ time to answer the Skoll Scholarship essay questions.
  2. The MBA Admissions Team will then assess your application to ensure you meet the academic requirements sought by the Saïd Business School and determine if you are accepted onto the MBA programme or not.
  3. If you’ve received confirmation that you have been accepted onto the MBA programme, keep an eye on your emails as the Skoll Centre will send you a link to the second part of the Scholarship application, which is a Logistics and Reference Form. See timelines below to know when to expect this email.

Third Step:Complete the Logistics and Reference Form. This consists of a series of short questions about you, how you heard about the Scholarship, your references, etc. Please note, your referees will not be contacted unless you get to the final stages of the selection process.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Asmaa Essam/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Eman Morsy/ Egypt
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