The Oxford Pershing Square Graduate Scholarships, offered for the 2024-2025 academic year, represent a prestigious and transformative opportunity for aspiring students seeking to pursue their master’s or MBA studies at the renowned University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. This scholarship program, encompassing both domestic and international students, is designed to open doors for talented individuals who wish to expand their horizons and make a lasting impact on the global stage.
Structured with the aim of easing the financial burden on students, these scholarships cover not only course fees but also offer a substantial grant for living costs, amounting to a minimum of Euro 17,668 annually for two years. This financial support enables scholars to fully immerse themselves in the rich academic environment of Oxford without the worry of economic constraints.
The program’s core philosophy centers around nurturing future leaders who possess exceptional academic prowess and a commitment to addressing the pressing social challenges that confront our world today. It seeks individuals who are dedicated to crafting sustainable solutions for societal issues, ultimately contributing to the betterment of communities on a global scale.
One distinctive feature of the Oxford Pershing Square Graduate Scholarships is the flexibility they offer in academic pursuits. Scholars have the opportunity to choose from a wide array of Master’s degree programs and can also opt for the unique 1+1 MBA program in international academic dynamics. This flexibility empowers students to tailor their educational path to align with their career goals and aspirations.
Beyond the academic benefits, the program provides a rich tapestry of experiences. Scholars gain exposure to European traditions, cultures, and norms, enriching their global perspective. The scholarship fosters an inclusive and diverse community, addressing issues such as racism, gender discrimination, sexual orientation, and disability. It is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion, working towards meaningful policy changes.
- The scholarship covers the course fees for the Master’s degree program and MBA program.
- The scholarship provides a grant for living costs of at least €17,668 per year for two years.
- The scholarship recipient will become familiar with European traditions, culture, and norms.
- The scholarship recipient will have the opportunity to polish their knowledge in an international academic environment.
- The scholarship will help the recipient contribute towards the achievement of their life goals.
- Applicants must have been admitted to the Oxford Master’s program or 1+1 MBA program prior to the selection process.
- Applicants must not have been considered for the scholarship in the previous year.
- Applicants who have been admitted to the 1+1 MBA program are eligible to apply.
- Applicants must have a passion for pursuing their studies in an international university.
- Applicants must have a good academic background.
- Applicants must have a strong personal statement that demonstrates their commitment to transforming the world.
- Applicants must provide two letters of recommendation from academic or professional references.
- Applicants must submit their official transcripts from their undergraduate institution.
- Applicants must submit their GMAT or GRE scores (if applicable).
- Applicants must apply through the official website of the University of Oxford.
- Applicants must submit the application for both the Master’s degree program and the MBA program.
- Applicants must go to the funding section of the application and upload the scholarship essay there.
- The scholarship essay must be no more than 500 words and must answer the following question: “How will this program contribute to your commitment to transform the world and how does this demonstrate your personality?”
- Applicants must provide any supporting documents that are requested, such as transcripts, letters of recommendation, or GMAT/GRE scores.