Opportunity For Zimbabwean Youth:Oxford Pershing Square Graduate Scholarships
Pershing Square Foundation
Deadline: 8 Jan/18 Mar 2016 (annual)
Study in: UK
Course starts September 2016
Every year, the Pershing Square Foundation awards up to five scholarships to support outstanding students on the 1+1 MBA. The scholarship is available to students pursuing any of the partnering Master’s degrees in combination with the MBA.
Said Business School, University of Oxford in United Kingdom
Fields of study:
Oxford’s 1+1 MBA Programmes: Oxford University’s one-year full-time MBA programme with one of a selection of one-year Masters programmes offered by other University departments
Number of Awards:
5 per year
Open to all countries
The scholarship provides funding for tuition, college fees and a contribution towards living expenses for the MBA year of the 1+1 MBA.
Pershing Square Scholarships are awarded to individuals with the following attributes:
• Academic achievement
• Leadership potential, demonstrated through experience and motivation
• Strong personal character, integrity and commitment
• Intention to focus on addressing world-scale social challenges in your career, either in an existing organisation or through development of a new enterprise
• Ability to envision how to achieve scalable and sustainable solutions to these challenges
• Articulated vision on how the Oxford 1+1 MBA will allow you to fulfil your objectives
You must meet the entry requirements for both the Oxford MBA and your chosen Master’s programme.
If you would like to be considered for the Oxford Pershing Square Graduate Scholarship, you must apply to the 1+1 MBA by the 18 March 2016; unless you are already pursuing a partnering Master’s degree at Oxford University, in which case you need to apply by the 8 January 2016. Please note that some partnering Master’s degree close their applications in January 2016.
In addition to the Master’s and MBA applications, you must submit an essay of no more than 500 words addressing the following question: ‘How do you intend to change the world? What does this tell us about you as a person?’
It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
Official Scholarship Website: http://www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/programmes/degrees/1plus1/pershing-square-scholarship