The Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford is renowned for its innovative approach and commitment to excellence in business education. Upholding this tradition, the Saïd Business School Foundation (SBSF) is delighted to announce the opening of applications for its Foundation Scholarships for the year 2024, offering a transformative opportunity for aspiring business leaders from across the globe.
Supporting Aspirations of Excellence
The SBSF’s Enduring Legacy
Established in 1998, the Saïd Business School Foundation has been a cornerstone in fostering academic excellence and practical relevance in the field of business studies. Its dedication to maintaining the school’s status among the top global institutions is reflected in its support for cutting-edge research and teaching methodologies.
The SBSF provides a range of partial scholarships—typically up to £25,000—which contribute towards the course fees for the MBA programme. Each year, approximately 50 MBA scholars benefit from these awards, enabling them to pursue their educational goals with fewer financial concerns.
Open to All MBA Applicants
- All candidates applying for the MBA programme are automatically considered.
- However, there’s a preference for applicants from African, Middle Eastern, and Latin American nationalities, reflecting the school’s commitment to diversity and global representation.
What Sets You Apart
- Academic achievement and excellence: Outstanding degree results, strong GMAT or GRE scores, and other recognisable academic honours.
- The readiness to be an ambassador for the School, demonstrating enthusiasm to represent Saïd Business School during the MBA and beyond.
- Demonstrable career progression with excellent future potential.
- Communication skills and leadership abilities or potential are also highly valued.
Streamlined for Accessibility
- There is no separate application required for the scholarship; eligibility is assessed based on your MBA application.
- The funding is available across all three stages of the MBA admissions process, ensuring equal opportunities for early and late applicants alike.
Additional Information and Application Timeline
For those seeking more details on the scholarship and the application process, further information is available at the Saïd Business School Foundation Scholarships page.
- Candidates are encouraged to apply early, as the scholarships are reviewed on a rolling basis. The open-ended deadline offers flexibility but also implies that awards may be disbursed progressively throughout the admissions stages.
The Saïd Business School Foundation Scholarships represent more than just financial aid; they are a commitment to nurturing global business acumen and leadership. With a focus on diversity and potential, the SBSF seeks to equip outstanding candidates with the necessary tools to make a significant impact in the business world. If you envision yourself as a future leader keen to make a difference, this scholarship could be your gateway to excellence at one of the world’s foremost business schools.