This scholarship program, in association with Oxford University, provides full funding and a living stipend to those who apply for and complete an MBA program by Oxford’s Said Business school. This MBA program will last for one year starting 21 September 2020 for any international and domestic student that wishes to apply. This program's aim is to target students who pursue entrepreneurial solutions for an urgent social and environmental challenge and in turn, provides students with exclusive opportunities to meet with world-renowned entrepreneurs, thought-leaders and investors.
Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines
Before applying, you must meet these criterions:
1. Entrepreneurial action
You have identified opportunities and taken action in order to make a positive social impact
You have spent a preferable 3 years driving change through entrepreneurial approaches. (i.e. Started or grown a social venture)
2. Creating impact with a focus on systems change
You can demonstrate the outcomes and impact of your entrepreneurial action.
Your impact addresses unjust systems and practice in your area of work.
3. Personal qualities of a social entrepreneur
You are a force for positive change, persistent, biased towards action, have a tendency to explore your environment for opportunity and resources, willing to take risks, develop networks, and you have experienced the problem you wish to solve
4. The Oxford MBA is critical to your career trajectory
You can demonstrate why business education is essential in helping to develop your work/impact at this stage.
5. Financial need
You are in a situation where the cost of this MBA program is a significant financial burden.
You can demonstrate the need for the Scholarship (for example, due to previous work experiences or personal circumstances).
Apply for the MBA program with Said Business School and get accepted within the admission process of the 2020-21 academic year. Requirements are:
Undergraduate degree or equivalent.
Written supporting statement.
Completed Online Assessment.
Minimum of 2 years of work experience.
Complete the Skoll essay questions which can be found at the ‘Funding’ section of the MBA Application form.
Must meet the academic requirements of the MBA program.
Once accepted to the program, register on the Skoll website.
If received an email from the Skoll Centre, complete the Logistics and Reference form.