Oxford 1+1 MBA programme
Oxford Pershing Square graduate scholarship
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 component 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.
- 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 fulfil this intention.
Interested candidates should complete the online Oxford 1+1 MBA application, selecting 1+1 under the programme of interest. Candidates must also apply to the MSc of your choice (according to departmental deadlines). Applicants admitted to the 1+1 programme will then be asked to submit a short statement for Scholarship consideration. Short-listed Scholarship applicants will then be invited to interview with the Scholarship panel.
Applications to the Pershing Square Scholarship are now closed. Admissions for the 2015-2017 cohort will open in early August 2014.
About the Oxford Pershing Square Graduate Scholarship
The Pershing Square Foundation’s gift of £4.5m will endow the Scholarships in perpetuity. The University of Oxford has provided a further £3m under the Oxford Graduate Scholarship Matched Fund, taking the total Scholarship funding to £7.5m.
The first five Oxford Pershing Square Scholars will join the 1+1 MBA programme in September 2014.
The Pershing Square Foundation supports exceptional leaders and innovative organisations that tackle social issues and deliver scalable and sustainable impact. The Foundation is committed to supporting areas such as economic development, education, healthcare, justice and the arts.