1 April 2019


London, UK.

(Partially Funded)


The Skoll Scholarship

The Skoll Scholarship is a competitive scholarship for incoming MBA students to the University of Oxford who pursue entrepreneurial solutions for urgent social and environmental challenges. The Scholarship provides funding and exclusive opportunities to meet with world-renowned entrepreneurs, thought leaders, and investors.

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The Scholarship is given in recognition that the MBA may represent a significant financial burden, particularly for those who have chosen to work in the social impact/innovation space rather than the purely commercial or public sectors.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • MBA

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Eligible Countries


Program Period

One year.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • You are taking entrepreneurial action to create positive impact. You have spent preferably at least three years driving
    change, for example you could have started or grown a social venture; led the expansion of a social impact initiative within
    an organisation; or been tackling a specific social/environmental issue, through a core thread that unites your work.
  •  You are creating an impact with a focus on systems change and you can demonstrate the outcomes and impact.
  •  You embody the personal qualities of a social entrepreneur, for example, bias towards action, persistence,
    resourceful, willingness to take risks, and have a deep understanding of the problem you are trying to solve.
  •  You can demonstrate why the Oxford MBA is critical to your career trajectory in helping to develop your work/
    impact at this stage.
  •  You have the financial need, as the cost of programme would be a significant financial burden due to previous work
    experiences or personal circumstances.

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Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  • The Scholarship is intended to cover the Oxford Saïd MBA course and college fees, which in 2019-20 will be £57,200.
  • Additional funds of at least £14,777 are provided as a contribution towards living expenses.  In rare cases, partial scholarships may be offered.

How to Apply

First Step: Apply for the MBA programme at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford which includes your
Skoll Scholarship essays here.

Second Step: You must apply during specific MBA application stages to be considered for the Scholarship.
Consult the Skoll Scholarship website for more information.

Third Step: Complete the online application to the Skoll Scholarship, which will be sent to you once you are
accepted into the MBA programme.

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