The fellowships will enhance and extend the Oxford MBA’s existing LGBTQ+ network
Saïd Business School, University of Oxford has partnered with Reaching Out MBA, a unique global network for LGBTQ+ MBA students, to offer fellowships for 2021-22 MBA cohort.
Up to two Reaching Out MBA fellowships will be available and will include a scholarship award with a minimum value of $20,000. Saïd Business School will select the Reaching Out MBA fellows from applicants to the 2021-22 Oxford MBA programme and will be looking for impactful leaders in the LGBTQ+ community.
According to research conducted by Reaching Out across 40 schools in 2016, 4.19% of students across business schools identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community.
The partnership with Reaching Out strengthens the School’s reputation for inclusivity: the Oxford MBA is the third most gender balanced in the world in 2020, with a 44% female cohort. It has seen year on year increases in international students, reaching 95% of the cohort in 2019-20, including 13% from Africa.