Executive Diploma Scholarships for Women


Encouraging an increase in women considering senior leadership roles.

We have two scholarships available for exceptional female candidates in each diploma cohort. 

The awards are accompanied by a financial contribution covering 50% of the diploma programme fees. 

Scholarship details


50% of programme fees.

Number available

Two per cohort.

Eligibility criteria

Open to female applicants.

Selection criteria

  • Academic achievement (assessed through CV, transcripts, and the scholarship statement). 
  • Professional achievement; in particular, evidence of leadership or leadership potential (assessed through CV and the scholarship statement). 
  • A desire to inspire/act as a role model (assessed through the scholarship statement). 
  • A readiness and enthusiasm to become a committed ambassador for the School, representing the School’s values, whilst on the programme and beyond (assessed through scholarship statement). 

How to apply

You must submit a completed diploma application and upload a supporting statement (maximum 500 words) in the 'Funding' section of the programme application form, addressing how you meet the scholarship selection criteria. 


1 July 2024.

Assessing candidate suitability

Suitability will be assessed via both the scholarship statement and the diploma application form. 

The CV and transcripts submitted with the programme application may be used when assessing scholarship suitability. However, we recommend that any information you feel is important for scholarship assessment is highlighted within the scholarship statement. 

You are also encouraged to provide context where necessary: for example, if success has been achieved through individual determination, ambition or motivation. 

Please note the scholarship supporting statement is not used during the admissions process. 

Meet our scholars and awardees

Oxford Executive Diploma scholarships and awards

Find out more about the diplomas

Explore where an Executive Diploma could take you over on our dedicated programme pages. Learn more about the admission requirements, Oxford experience, and how to apply. 

You can also contact the recruitment team for a discussion about your suitability for the programme or submit your CV for review.