Oxford Pershing Square Graduate Scholarship for International Students

Host: Pershing Square Foundation
Level: MBA/Masters Degree
Study in: UK
Value: See inside
Course starts: Sept. 2018
Deadline: Mar 2018

Brief description:
Every year, the Pershing Square Foundation awards up to five full scholarships to support outstanding students on the 1+1 MBA, covering both the Master’s degree and the MBA year.

Host Institution(s):
Said Business School, University of Oxford in United Kingdom

Level/Field(s) of study:
Oxford’s 1+1 MBA Programme: Oxford University’s one-year full-time MBA programme combined with one of the one-year Masters programmes offered by other University departments

Number of Awards:
5 per year

Target group:
Open to all countries

Scholarship value/ inclusions/ duration:
The scholarship provides funding for tuition, college fees and a contribution towards living expenses covering both the Master’s degree and the MBA year.

Eligibility/ Selection Criteria:
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


Organization or through development of a new enterprise

  • Ability to envision how to achieve saleable and sustainable solutions to these challenges
  • Articulated vision on how the Oxford 1+1 MBA will allow you to fulfill your objectives


You must meet the entry requirements for both the Oxford MBA and your chosen Master’s programme.

Application instructions:
To be considered for the scholarship, you must apply to the 1+1 MBA by March 2018. Please note that some partnering Masters close their applications in January 2018 and others in March 2018.

In addition to the Master and MBA applications, you must submit an essay of no more than 500 words addressing this question ‘How do you intend to change the world? What does this tell us about you as a person?’

It is important to read the how to apply page and 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:

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