Oxford Pershing Square Graduate Scholarships in UK, 2016

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Applications are invited for Pershing Square Scholarship to pursue Oxford 1+1 MBA programme. The Oxford 1+1 MBA is a unique, two-year postgraduate experience that combines the depth of a specialised, one-year Master’s degree with the breadth of a top-ranking, one-year MBA. The scholarship provides funding for up to five scholars per year to cover the tuition, college and living expenses of the MBA year of study of the Oxford 1+1 MBA. Candidates will be invited to apply for the Pershing Square Graduate Scholarship once they have been accepted to the Oxford 1+1 MBA.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded within the following departments: Centre for Criminology: MSc Criminology and Criminal Justice; Department of Computer Science: MSc in Computer Science; Department of Education: MSc Education (Child Development and Education), MSc Education (Comparative and International Education), MSc Education (Higher Education) and MSc Education (Learning and Technology); Department of Sociology: MSc in Sociology; Department of Social Policy and Intervention: MSc in Comparative Social Policy and MSc in Evidence-Based Social Intervention and Policy Evaluation; Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology: MSc in Social Anthropology, MSc Visual, Material and Museum Anthropology, MSc Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology and Msc Migration Studies; Oxford Internet Institute: MSc in Social Science of the Internet; School of Geography and the Environment: MSc in Biodiversity, Conservation and Management, MSc in Environmental Change and Management, MSc in Nature, Society and Environmental Policy and MSc in Water Science, Policy and Management; School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, MSc African Studies, MSc in Contemporary Chinese Studies , MSc in Contemporary India, MSc in Modern Japanese Studies, MSc Latin American Studies and MSc Russian and East European Studies and Faculty of History: MSc Economic and Social History.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing Oxford 1+1 MBA programme that combines the depth of a specialised, one-year Master’s degree with the breadth of a top-ranking, one-year MBA.
Scholarship Provider: The Pershing Square Foundation
Scholarship can be taken at: UK

Eligibility: To be eligible for the Oxford Pershing Square Graduate Scholarship, you must receive an offer to study on the Oxford 1+1 MBA. Applicant criteria:
-Combination of academic and leadership potential.
-Strong personal character.
-Experience, aptitude and intention of pursuing a career that addresses global challenges.
-Articulated vision on how the Oxford 1+1 MBA will allow you to fulfill this intention.

 Scholarship Open for International Students: Oxford Pershing Square Graduate ScholarshipsUK and international students can apply for these Pershing Square scholarships.

Scholarship Description: Pershing Square Scholars are extraordinary individuals with a passion for tackling world-scale issues while delivering sustainable and scalable impact. In the 21st Century, Pershing Square Scholars will re-define what it means to be a transformative global leader. The Pershing Square Foundation has endowed up to five scholarships per year, which support extraordinary individuals in developing and realising their potential as future global leaders by fully funding the MBA year of the Oxford 1+1 programme. Candidates will be invited to apply for the Pershing Square Graduate Scholarship once they have been accepted to the Oxford 1+1 MBA.

Number of award(s): Five Pershing Square scholarships are offered per year.

Duration of award(s): Scholarship is awarded for the MBA year of study of the Oxford 1+1 MBA.

What does it cover? The Oxford Pershing Square scholarship provides funding for up to five scholars per year to cover the tuition, college and living expenses of the MBA year of study of the Oxford 1+1 MBA.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview in 8 April 2016 with the scholarship selection panel. Final decision will be announced by 29 April 2016.

Online Application: Interested applicants must complete the online MBA application form (selecting 1+1 under the programme of interest), as well as apply to the partnering Master’s of your choice by the March 2016 admissions deadlines. (Please note, some partnering Master’s programmes close their admissions following the January application deadlines.) When submitting your MBA application, you will need to include a scholarship essay in addition to the required MBA essays. This year’s question is: ‘How do you intend to change the world? What does this tell us about you as a person?  (Maximum 500 words).

Online Application

Scholarship Application Deadline: To be considered for the Pershing Square Scholarship, candidates must submit both their MBA and Master’s applications by the March admissions deadline i.e. 18 March 2016.

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