Oxford-Pershing Square Graduate Scholarships, University of Oxford, UK
Oxford Graduate Scholarships have been
established through a groundbreaking new matched funding initiative to enable
the creation of fully-funded scholarships for graduate students of the highest
calibre from across the world. 2013-14 saw the very first Oxford Graduate
Scholars begin their studies.
are awarded to applicants who have demonstrated excellent academic ability, who
will contribute to the University’s groundbreaking research, and who will go on to contribute to the world as leaders in
their field, pushing the frontiers of knowledge. The University contributes 40%
of the funds for these scholarships, together with 60% from generous donations
provided by numerous supporters of the University and its colleges.
Pershing Square Foundation supports exceptional leaders and innovative
organizations that tackle important social issues and deliver scalable and
sustainable impact. The Oxford-Pershing Square Graduate Scholarships for Oxford
1+1 MBA students provide a means to cultivate future leaders who will create
positive change around the world. Oxford 1+1 MBA scholars combine intelligence
and business acumen to result in meaningful and innovative action to
solve problems like poverty, climate change and overpopulation,
particularly in a complex world that changes so quickly. The Pershing Square
Foundation is a private family foundation, established by Karen and Bill Ackman
in 2006, and is based in New York city.
scholarship will cover 100% of University and college fees and a grant for living costs (of at least £13,863).
Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the MBA course.
current status of the scholarship application process is summarised under
Scholarship status on this page. During the application process, this will be
updated from green (open for applications), to yellow (applications closing
soon), to red (applications are closed and the selection process is underway)
and finally to blue (the selection is complete and successful applicants have
are expected to be made around April 2015. If you have not heard from us by the
time this page is updated to say that successful applicants have been notified,
then please assume that your application has been unsuccessful. Due to the
volume of applications we receive, we regret that we are unable to contact
unsuccessful applicants individually or provide feedback on applications.
You should be applying to start a new 1+1 MBA programme at Oxford. Level of study: Master’s Number of awards: 5
will be awarded on the basis of academic merit.
ensure that you meet the selection criteria for your course (see the Courses page for more information).
scholarship is not open to applications from candidates who hold deferred offers to start in 2015-16.
order to be considered for this scholarship, you must complete the Said Business School MBA application form, by 9 January 2015, selecting 1+1 under the programme of
interest. You must also submit your application for your chosen MSc by the
relevant January deadline for your course (9 January 2015 for Computer Science; 23 January 2015 for all other
subjects). If you do not apply as detailed above by the deadline, you will not
be considered for this scholarship. If you are admitted into the 1+1 programme,
we will contact you to invite you to apply for an Oxford-Pershing Square
be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, applicants must be
successful in being offered a place on their course after consideration of
applications received by the relevant January deadline for the course. Course
applications which are held over after the January deadline to be re-evaluated
against applications received by the March deadline or course applications
which have been put on a waiting list are not eligible for scholarship
note, if you are accepted onto a different course from the one you originally
applied for, you should contact us as soon as you are
notified of the change in order to ensure that your application for a
scholarship is maintained on your new course. A change of course may mean that
you are no longer eligible for this scholarship.
January 2015 for the MBA
23 January 2015, depending on your course, for your chosen MSc
All 1+1 MBA programmes
100% of University and college fees and a grant for living costs (at least
Period of fee liability for the MBA year of the 1+1 programme
Every effort has been made to ensure the above information is current and
correct. However, applicants should contact the appropriate administering body
before making an application, as details do change frequently.