Oxford Pershing Square Graduate Scholarships

Every year, the Pershing Square Foundation awards up to six full MBA scholarships to support outstanding students on the 1+1 MBA, covering both the Master’s degree and the MBA year. This is a unique opportunity for students to earn a world-class education from Oxford University and make a significant impact on the world.

Host Institution(s)

The host institution for the Oxford Pershing Square Graduate Scholarships is the Said Business School at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.

Level/Field(s) of Study

The Oxford Pershing Square Graduate Scholarships support Oxford’s 1+1 MBA Programme. This MBA scholarship covers a one-year full-time MBA programme combined with one of the one-year Masters programmes offered by other University departments.

Number of Awards: There are six scholarships available each year.

Target Group

The Oxford Pershing Square Graduate Scholarships are open to students from all countries.

Scholarship Value/Inclusions/Duration

As a Pershing Square scholar, you will receive funding for both your Master’s degree and MBA programme course fees. The scholarship also provides at least £15,609 towards living expenses for both years of study.

Eligibility/Selection Criteria for Oxford Pershing Square Graduate Scholarships

To be eligible for the Oxford Pershing Square Graduate Scholarships, you must be:

  • An applicant to the Oxford 1+1 MBA Programme
  • An applicant to any full-time one-year Master’s course that is not currently part of the official list of partner 1+1 MBA Programme, and to the MBA (as a separate application)
  • A current Oxford student on a non-MBA course, who is applying to the MBA after the completion of their current Master’s/DPhil course (with no gap year(s))
  • Meet the entry requirements for both the Oxford MBA and your chosen Master’s programme.

How to Apply for Oxford Pershing Square Graduate Scholarships

Applications for the Oxford Pershing Square Graduate Scholarships are currently closed.

To be considered for the scholarship, candidates must submit a complete application for both courses and upload the scholarship essay in the Funding section of the 1+1 MBA programme application. The essay must answer the following question with no more than 500 words: “How do you intend to change the world? What does this tell us about you as a person?”

Each of the partnering Master’s programmes has its own application form, deadlines, and requirements. To be considered for the Pershing Square Scholarship, you must apply by 12 January 2022 for the 1+1 MBA and by your chosen Master’s programme deadline either in December 2021 or January 2022.

Visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Apply Online: https://www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/oxford-experience/scholarships-and-funding/oxford-pershing-square-scholarship

Conclusion

The Oxford Pershing Square Graduate Scholarships offer a unique opportunity for outstanding students to earn a world-class education from one of the most prestigious universities in the world. If you meet the eligibility requirements, make sure to apply by the deadline and submit a compelling scholarship essay that showcases your vision for changing the world. Good luck!