The Jacobs Foundation Scholarship was introduced in 2018 and is open to candidates with a strong interest in the field of youth and child development and/or education, or in agricultural development in Africa. Jacobs Foundation scholars have an entrepreneurial vision, are dedicated to social issues, and usually have a minimum of three years' work experience. The Jacobs Foundation Scholars will also be committed to the goals of the Jacobs Foundation.
It is hoped that 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.Table of Content
The Jacobs Foundation was established in 1989 by Klaus J. Jacobs and his family. The Foundation seeks to benefit future generations by providing children and young people with better opportunities for development, so that they can become productive and socially responsible members of society. The Jacobs Foundation aims to become the key organisation linking excellent research with improving, globally, the development of children and young people under the age of 12. The focus is on effective implementation, dialogue and advocacy in the three thematic priorities “Science of Learning... read more
Value: £26,500 per scholarship.
As a Jacobs Foundation scholar, you will also benefit from interaction with the Jacobs Foundation directly.
Candidates must have an interest in the following areas (in order of priority):
Candidates who have industry experience from the NGO, education or government sector are particularly welcome to apply.
You must submit an additional Jacobs Foundation scholarship essay in the funding section of your programme application form. Please write up to 500 words, answering the question:
Tell us about your experience in one of the listed Priority Areas. How would the MBA programme support you and your future plans in one of these areas?
For more details, visit Jacobs Foundation website