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Awards, grants and competitions

Supporting the ecosystem

To help facilitate and nurture the development of research and talent the Skoll Centre runs a number of awards, grants, and competitions that are open to a variety of individuals and teams. 

The Global Challenge - Tile Logo
The Global Challenge is a chance for students and recent graduates to learn more about the issues they care about and present their findings to the world. Tackling global challenges starts with understanding a problem and its wider context, rather than jumping straight into a business plan or an idea for a quick fix.
Skoll Venture Awards Tile Logo
The Skoll Venture Awards are awarded to alumni/students of the School who demonstrate a deep understanding of the problem they seek to address, and whose ventures are deemed to have high potential to create large-scale social impact.
Small grants
Available to doctoral and post-doctoral students (or other similar research position) at the University of Oxford. Applicants must submit proposals that align with the Centre’s research mission to advance theories of social entrepreneurship and its practical applications to address critical social, economic and environmental challenges
Oxford Social innovation case competition
OSICC is a case competition run by Oxford students that invites teams of 3-4 students to provide solutions for social organisations facing real-life business challenges.
Robert Davies
Each year, students and faculty from across the University of Oxford are invited to submit their essays on a specified topic. A total of £15,000 will be distributed between the best three entries.
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