AM happy to introduce you to another amazing and open scholarship for a 2 year fully funded scholarship at the University of Oxford, United Kingdom.
Using this Medium, I would love to reach out to all interested candidates, that the Pershing Square Foundation is offering up to five full scholarships to candidates who want to pursue master (1+1 MBA) programme at the University of Oxford, UK.
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Oxford University, UK 2 Years Scholarship
The Oxford University 1+1 MBA is a unique opportunity for all talented individuals to combine a Master’s degree from one of several Oxford University departments with their one-year MBA.
Before proceeding, it is important to note here that Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Test Scheme (IELTS) must be taken, and all minimum scores must be met if applicants are not from a majority English speaking country, as defined by the UK Visas and Immigration.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing the Oxford 1+1 MBA programme.
Study Subject: Scholarships are offered in diverse fields to help students in upgrading their education.
Scholarship Award: The Oxford Pershing Square Scholarship provides funding for tuition, college fees and at least £14,057 toward living expenses for both years of study.
Also note that the scholarship can be taken in the UK
Eligibility and Qualification
There are certain criteria set for the eligibility and qualification of applicants. Before you can be qualified and eligible for the Oxford Pershing Square Graduate Scholarship, all applying students must receive an offer to study on the Oxford 1+1 MBA.
- The combination of academic and leadership potential.
- Strong personal character.
- Experience, aptitude, and the intention of pursuing a career that addresses global challenges.
- Articulated vision on how the Oxford 1+1 MBA will allow you to fulfill this intention.
This scholarship is open to United Kingdom (UK) and international students.
College Scholarship Admission Requirement
Admission Requirement: Please take note that as guidance, students should have a minimum of 2.1 (3.5 GPA) or its equivalent. If they were not awarded a minimum of 2.1, then they may still be considered, as far as they have a very strong employment record demonstrating a high degree of responsibility.
Test Requirement: The Oxford University looks for a high level of quantitative and analytical skills, which you should be evidenced in the GMAT/GRE results.
GMAT: While the Oxford University scholarship board is not asking for a minimum score, the board is recommending that candidates apply with a GMAT score of 650 or above. Our current class has an average GMAT score of around 690.
GRE: It is quite important to note here that the Oxford University recommends that candidates apply with a GRE verbal score of 160 and a quantitative score of 161.
English Language Requirement
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Test Scheme (IELTS) is a must for all candidates who are not from any of these countries must be taken, and all minimum scores met if applicants are not from a majority English speaking country, as defined by the UK Visas and Immigration.
- Minimum Score: 110
- Minimum required on each component: Listening-22, Reading -24, Writing-24, and Speaking-25
- Minimum Score: 7.5
- Minimum required on each component: 7.0
How to Apply For Oxford University Scholarship
Before your application will be considered for the scholarship, all applying students must ensure that they apply for the 1+1 MBA before 30th January 2019. Please note that some partnering Masters close their applications in January 2019 and others in March 2019.
The MBA Admissions Committee considers a wide range of criteria, to apply to MBA they need to meet the following requirements as listed below:
- An undergraduate degree
- Relevant professional experience detailed in a 1-page CV
- GMAT or GRE score
- English test (if required)
- Mandatory essays:
How do you fit with Oxford Saïd’s mission? (Maximum 500 words)
Is there anything not covered in the application form which you would like the Admissions Committee to know about you? (Maximum 250 words)
- A completed online application form