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Oxford Pershing Square graduate funding opportunities in UK, 2019

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.

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Study Subject(s): The studentships 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: The studentships 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
Award 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.

Open for International Students: Oxford Pershing Square graduate funding opportunitiesUK and international students can apply for these Pershing Square scholarships.

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 opportunities are offered per year.

Duration of award(s): award 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

How to Apply:

  • Each of their 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 2019 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?’

Application Deadline: January 2019.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

If you have any question, contact at [email protected]