Oxford-Intesa Sanpaolo MBA Graduate Scholarship



Funded by Intesa Sanpaolo in partnership with Oxford University.

Intesa Sanpaolo is one of Italy's leading banks, with a proud record of corporate philanthropy across a range of global priorities, including educational programmes aimed at driving social change.

New in 2019, Intesa Sanpaolo in partnership with Oxford University’s Graduate Scholarship Matched Fund and Green Templeton College, offers a full scholarship each year to an exceptional female MBA candidate.

Scholarship details


Full MBA course fees and a grant for living expenses of at least £16,062.

Scholars with children may be eligible for an additional, needs-based allowance to help with the cost of childcare. Candidates for the scholarship will be selected first on the basis of the selection criteria listed below before eligibility for the childcare allowance is considered. 

Number available

Seven scholarships across five years.

For the 2023-24 MBA programme, one scholar will be selected. 


  • Open to female candidates.
  • Tenable at Green Templeton College only. All eligible applicants will be considered for the scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state on your offer acceptance form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to Green Templeton College in order to take up the scholarship.

Selection criteria

  • Awarded on the basis of academic excellence demonstrated through degree results, GMAT or GRE score, previous university prizes and awards, and other academic achievements. 
  • Alignment with the academic activities of the college (orientated around the advancement of human welfare). 

Selection for this award will be carried out by Green Templeton College, in collaboration with Saïd Business School. 

How to apply

No additional application is required. We will use the details you supply in your MBA application form to determine eligibility.

A complete MBA application must be submitted by the deadline. 


4 January 2023

If this scholarship is not awarded to a candidate who applies by this date, candidates applying to the final MBA application deadline of 8 March 2023 may also be considered. However, early application is recommended. 

Meet our scholars

Apply to the MBA or 1+1 MBA

Visit our programme pages to find out more about the programme, the admissions requirements and how to apply. You can also contact the MBA recruitment team for a discussion about your suitability for the programme.