Saïd Business School (Oxford Saïd) is the business school of the University of Oxford, named after Syrian-Saudi billionaire Wafic Saïd It is part of Oxford’s Social Sciences Division.
Oxford Saïd is the University of Oxford’s centre of learning for undergraduate and graduate students in business, management and finance. Undergraduates are also taught as part of the Economics and Management course together with the Economics Department.
The school of management was re-branded as Saïd Business School in 1996 Saïd Business School’s main degree programmes are its one-year full-time courses.
The Scholarship covers the full course fees for the MBA programme, as well as partial living expenses.
The Skoll Scholarship provides funding for entrepreneurs who have set up or have been working in entrepreneurial initiatives with a social purpose or who have pursued an impact career, and who wish to improve their knowledge of market-oriented practices so they can be more effective in their subsequent social change pursuits.
In addition to financial support, the Scholarship provides access to the Skoll Scholar community, a group of leaders who are positively impacting the world through innovation and systems change, as well as exclusive opportunities to meet with world-renowned entrepreneurs, thought leaders, and investors.
To be considered for the Skoll Scholarship for Oxford MBA 2024, interested applicants must meet the following criteria:
Must demonstrate that he/she have identified opportunities and taken action in order to make positive social impact.
Have spent preferably at least 3 years driving change through entrepreneurial approaches.
Applicants can demonstrate the outcomes and impact of their entrepreneurial action.
Possess personal qualities of a social entrepreneur.
Demonstrate why business education is essential in helping to develop your work/impact.
Demonstrate the need for the Scholarship.
Show that the cost of the programme is a significant financial burden.
Deadline: January 5, 2024
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