The Skoll Scholarship provides full funding plus a living stipend to complete a MBA at the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School.
Receive exclusive opportunities to meet with world-renowned entrepreneurs, thought-leaders, and investors.
Take your social impact to the next level.
Gain professional leadership and business skills.
Become part of the Skoll Scholar community, a group of leaders who are positively impacting the world through innovation and systems change
1. Entrepreneurial action
You have identified opportunities and taken action in order to make positive social impact.
You have spent preferably at least 3 years driving change through entrepreneurial approaches. For example, you could have: Started or grown a social venture OR created and led the expansion of a social impact initiative within an organisation OR been tackling a specific social/environmental issue, through a core thread that unites your work.
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 practise in your area of work.
3. Personal qualities of a social entrepreneur
You are a force for positive change.
You are single-minded and persistent, with a willingness to fail and start again.
You have bias toward action.
You have a tendency to explore your environment for opportunities and resources.
You have a willingness to take personal, and sometimes financial, risks.
You develop networks and leverage members to pursue mutual goals.
You have apprenticed with the problem* or experienced the problem you are trying 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 position where the cost of the programme is a significant financial burden.
You can demonstrate the need for the Scholarship (for example, due to previous work experiences or personal circumstances)
Deadline is January 10, 2019
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