Skoll Scholarships for MBA Program 2018 at University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School

Skoll Scholarship will offer a fully funded award to incoming MBA students who wish to pursue entrepreneurial solutions for urgent social and environmental challenges at the University of oxford’s Saïd Business School


This award will include tuition fees and living expenses


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Scholarship 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 tuition for entrepreneurs who have set up or have been working in entrepreneurial ventures with a social purpose, and who wish to improve their knowledge of market-oriented practices so they can be more effective in their subsequent social change pursuits.


Scholarship Value

This award will provide college and course fees. Additional funds are provided as a contribution towards living expenses. 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


Level and Area of Studies

Skoll Scholarship will support MBA Program


Place of Study

At the University of oxford’s Saïd Business School, UK



The main requirement of this award is that the applicants must be accepted to the Oxford MBA programme, and meet the following criteria:


Have started or worked in a social venture for 3 years or longer


Demonstrate evidence of personal qualities strongly resonating with social entrepreneurship leadership


Demonstrate how a business education will help further your career goals


Demonstrate evidence of need for financial support


Application Procedure

To apply for the Skoll Scholarship you first need to apply and be accepted onto the Saïd Business School’s MBA programme


Follow these steps:


1. Connect with us to register your interest in the Scholarship and make sure you’re kept up to date with announcements about upcoming deadlines.


2. Apply for the MBA programme directly to Saïd Business School. You’ll need to do this during stages 1 and 2 of the MBA admissions process for the 2018-19 academic year. All the information about the programme and relevant deadlines can be found here.


3. Tick the “Skoll Scholarship” box when you submit your MBA application! You’ll find this under the “Scholarships” section of the application.


Complete the Skoll Scholarship online application. This consists of a series of short essay questions asking about your experience as an entrepreneur, your social impact, and why you believe you are a strong candidate for the scholarship


If you have further questions about the application process, please check our FAQs. If you still have questions, you can contact us at, [email protected] and we’ll do our best to help


Important Dates


Timelines for the 2018-19 academic year are as follows:


Apply for the Oxford Saïd MBA during Stages 1 or 2: Apply by 05th January 2018 (at the latest)


MBA final decision from Oxford Saïd: 09th March 2018 (at the latest)


Skoll Scholarship online application sent to candidates: 12th March 2018


Skoll Scholarship online application deadline: 25th March 2018


Skoll Scholarship skype interview decision announced 09th April 2018


The Skoll Centre at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

‘Siddharth did so much more than simply teach us’ – Ahmed Abu Bakr on learning at @OxfordSBS as a #SkollScholar, Email: [email protected] Website