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Fully Funded Jacobs Foundation Scholarship at Oxford University 2020

Fully Funded Jacobs Foundation Scholarship at Oxford University 2020

Fully Funded
Country: UK
City: Oxford
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Since 2018, the Jacobs Foundation is offering fully funded Scholarship to candidates with a strong interest in the field of youth and child development and/or education, or in agricultural development in Africa. The foundation avails scholarship at Said Business School, Oxford University. Moreover, Jacobs Foundation scholars have an entrepreneurial vision and show dedication to social issues. Further, they usually have a minimum of three years’ work experience. Also, the Scholars will show a commitment to the goals of the Jacobs Foundation.

The Jacobs Foundation Scholars will become active participants in the Jacobs Network, connecting with other fellows online and offline through events and conferences; and contribute to the advancement of the network as well as the Foundation’s communication channels such as the newsletter or the blog.

Furthermore, the foundation invites the scholars to attend an introductory week called ‘Swiss Week’, in Zurich, Switzerland, prior to the start of their Oxford program. The foundation strongly recommends the candidates to attend the Swiss Week.

Fully Funded Jacobs Foundation Scholarship

The Jacobs Foundation offers two fully funded scholarship to candidates attending Said Business School. The scholarship amounts to £26,500 each while the students also receive benefits from the interaction with the Jacobs Foundation directly.

Eligibility for the Fully Funded Jacobs Foundation Scholarship

Jacobs Foundation offers its fully funded scholarship to candidates who demonstrate an interest in the following areas (in order of priority):

    1. Child and youth development, learning, education (ed-tech, early-ed, parenting, brain development);
    2. Agricultural development in Africa (food security, microfinance, supply-chain);
    3. Impact investment, with a preference for education.
  • Moreover, the candidates who have industry experience from the NGO, education or government sector are particularly welcome to apply.
  • The scholars should have an entrepreneurial vision as well as showing dedication to social issues.
  • Also, scholars should have a minimum of three years’ work experience.
  • Additionally, candidates must be ordinarily resident in one of the following countries:
    • Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Benin, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Croatia, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands; Finland, France, Gambia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Holy See, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland; Italy, Ivory Coast, Latvia, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Monaco; Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain; Sweden, Switzerland, Togo, United Kingdom, United States.

How to apply for the Fully Funded Jacobs Foundation Scholarship

In order to apply for the Fully Funded Jacobs Foundation Scholarship, a candidate must at first apply for an eligible program at the University of Oxford. The candidates will require to submit an additional scholarship essay in the funding section of your program application form. The essay must be 500 words, answering the question:

Tell us about your experience in one of the listed Priority Areas.  How would the MBA program support you and your future plans in one of these areas?


The Fully Funded Jacobs Foundation Scholarships will be awarded following Admissions Stage 2. The application deadline for this stage is 1st November 2019.


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline01 November,2019
Open toAll Nationalities
OrganizerJacobs Foundation
Contact the organizer[email protected]



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