Oxford Leo Tong Chen Scholarships


Funded by Saïd Business School alumnus Leo Tong Chen in partnership with the Alumni Annual Fund.

Leo Tong Chen is a Saïd Business School alumnus who completed the MBA programme in 2001. Tong Chen was a young entrepreneur when he joined the MBA programme and went on to found dGav Capital, a venture capital investment management firm focusing on the new material, new energy, electronic vehicles, environment protection, healthcare, biotechnology and artificial intelligence sectors. 

In 2017 Tong Chen felt he was now at the point in his career where he was able to give something back and thus established the Oxford Leo Tong Chen Scholarships in partnership with Saïd Business School’s Alumni Annual Fund.

Scholarship details


£15,000 per scholarship

Number available

Six scholarships

Eligibility criteria

Candidates must be ordinarily resident in China, USA, United Kingdom, Australia or New Zealand (determined via the 'About You' section of the MBA application form).

Awarded on the basis of academic excellence demonstrated through degree results, GMAT or GRE score, previous university prizes and awards, and other academic achievements.

How to apply

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



There is no fixed application deadline for this scholarship. All eligible offer-holders will be considered after each MBA admissions deadline, however, we cannot guarantee the availability of these scholarships in our later application stages, so early application to the MBA programme is recommended. 

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.