Skoll Scholarships in Social Entrepreneurship for International Students, UK 2016


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The Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship offers Funded Scholarship Program for MBA in Social Entrepreneurship, at Said Business School, Oxford University UK for the academic year 2016/2017

Subject: MBA, Management Studies in Social Entrepreneurship

Selection Criteria

The Skoll Scholarship is awarded on competitive and academic record for incoming MBA students who pursue entrepreneurial solutions for urgent social and environmental challenges.

All the candidates are required to take the GMAT test for entry to Oxford’s MBA programme.

Candidates whose first language is not English or who have not studied at an English speaking University are required to take either the TOEFL or IELTS tests.

Candidates must have proven of need for financial support.

Eligibility criteria:

To be considered, you need to meet the following criteria:

 Candidates must have started or worked in a social venture for 12 months or longer.

 Candidates must demonstrate evidence of personal qualities strongly resonating with social entrepreneurship leadership, and illustrate how these have influenced their career path thus far. These qualities include:

Candidates must have habit of developing a network and subtly or unsubtly exploiting its members. Candidates must demonstrate how a business education can contribute to the wider development of the community they work with in the social entrepreneurship movement.

Candidates must demonstrate some evidence of their need for the scholarship. T

Number of Scholarships: No more than five scholarships will be awarded in any year.

Scholarships benefits:

The Skoll Scholarship covers full costs of Said Business School tuition and college fees.

The Scholarship also covers partial living expenses based on need, up to an additional £8,000.

The Scholarship Committee assesses need based on previous earnings, geographical location, and future earning potential. The Scholarship Committee may consider requests for full scholarship coverage up to the financial guarantee.

Duration of the Scholarship: Scholarship will be awarded for entire study program me.

Eligible Countries: International students from all countries

Scholarships can be taken At: Said Business School, Oxford University, UK

How to Apply: candidates must need to apply firstly onto the Said Business School’s MBA programme. Candidate need to state your interest in the “Scholarships” section of the MBA application form. When the candidates are accepted onto the programme, you will be sent an essay question that needs to be completed.

The Skoll Centre will then consider your application for the scholarship. A final decision will be made after a phone interview.

Application Deadline

8 January 2016, 18 March 2016 (Candidates are urged to apply as early as possible)

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