Skoll 2013 Scholarship in MBA at University of Oxford in UK
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University of Oxford offers MBA Skoll Scholarship at Saïd Business School in the field of Entrepreneurship in UK 2013. Full scholarship details:

School:University of Oxford, Saïd Business School /UK; Level:MBA

Field(s): Entrepreneurship;

Deadline:11 January 2013

Funded by:University of Oxford

Beneficiaries:Scholarship Open for International Students

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.

Description

  • The Skoll Scholarship is a competitive scholarship for incoming MBA students who pursue entrepreneurial solutions for urgent social and environmental challenges.
  • The Scholarship provides funding and exclusive opportunities to meet with world-renowned entrepreneurs, thought-leaders and investors.
  • Once selected, these students are known as Skoll Skollars.
  • The Skoll scholarship provides tutition for social entrepreneurs who have set up or have been working in social enterprises, and who wish to improve their knowledge of market-oriented practices so they can be more effective in their subsequent social change pursuits.


Eligibility

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:

  • Single-mindedness and persistence in pursuit of a social benefit goal, including a willingness to face failure and start again

  • A bias towards action rather than reflection

  • A tendency to explore the environment for opportunities and resources

  • A willingness to take personal, and sometimes financial, risks

  • A 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.
  • They will need to illustrate why a business degree at this stage of their career trajectory can help them amplify their impact.
  • Candidates must demonstrate some evidence of their need for the scholarship.
  • This may be exhibited, for example, in previous work experiences or personal backgrounds which make self-funding the MBA a significant financial burden.
  • Notification:27 May 2013

Scholarship Application Method

  • Apply Online

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