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2015 Skoll Masters Scholarships in Social Entrepreneurship for International Students, UK

    saidThe Skoll is a Fully Funded Scholarship Program for MBA in Social Entrepreneurship for international students, at Said Business School, Oxford University. Accepted areas of study include:MBA, Management Studies in Social Entrepreneurship

    The Skoll competitive scholarships are for incoming MBA students who desire to pursue entrepreneurial solutions for the world’s urgent social and environmental challenges. These Scholarships provide funding and exclusive opportunities for talented international students to meet and interact with world-renowned entrepreneurs, change makers, thought-leaders and global investors. Once scholars are selected, they become Skoll Skollars.

    The Skoll Scholarships will provide full tuition for entrepreneurs who have set up or are currently working on entrepreneurial ventures with a social purpose in mind, and who intend to improve their knowledge of market-oriented practices so they develop best practices in such social change pursuits.



    • Interested applicants are required to take the GMAT test for entry to Oxford’s MBA programme.
    • Applicants whose first language is not English or who have not studied at an English speaking University are advised to take either the TOEFL or IELTS tests respectively.
    • Applicants should demonstrate fully evidence of financial need.


    Application Deadline

    For this application year, candidates must apply in Stages 1 and 2 or Stages 3 and 4 of the Oxford MBA application rounds to be considered for the Scholarship. Details on the application timeline are below. We will award no more than five scholarships in any year, and these will be awarded on a rolling basis. However, we urge candidates to apply as early as possible.

    Item     Stage 1 & 2      Stage 3 & 4

    MBA Application Deadline     15 September 2014 (Stage 1) / 31 October 2014 (Stage 2)       9 January 2015 (Stage 3) / 13 March 2015 (Stage 4)

    MBA final decision from SBS  17 October 2014 (Stage 1) / 5 December 2014 (Stage 2)            27 February 2015 (Stage 3) / 24 April 2015 (Stage 4)

    Skoll essay sent to candidates  15 December 2014       27 April 2015

    Skoll essay deadline     11 January 2015          10 May 2015

    Skoll interview decision by      30 January 2015          20 May 2015

    Skoll final decision by  9 March 2015  22 June 2015

    Candidates are urged to apply as early as possible.

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