The Schmidt-MacArthur Fellowship is an international postgraduate fellowship on the circular economy for design, engineering and business students.
The Fellowship programme will be developed and delivered by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation with expert input from Cranfield University, Imperial College London and London Business School.
Cranfield University is a business-focused, UK postgraduate university with a global reputation for applied science, technology and management. Cranfield’s research, training and consultancy is industry, or Government funded and directly informs the innovation strategy and policy development of its research partners. Research at Cranfield is multidiscipline, sector-focused and addresses eight strategic sectors, of which ‘Environment’ is one.
Consistently rated amongst the world’s best universities, Imperial College is a science-based institution with a reputation for excellence in teaching and research in science, engineering, medicine and business, with particular regard to their application in industry and commerce. They foster multidisciplinary working internally and collaborate widely externally.
London Business School’s purpose is to deliver insights and leaders that have impact. It was ranked number one internationally for the full-time MBA programme.
Partner Universities are leading international universities, institutions and schools in either or all of the Fellowship’s focus areas: design, engineering and business.
The fellowship is jointly funded by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and the US based Schmidt Family Foundation.
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation is an independent charity with the aim of inspiring a generation to re-think, re-design & build a positive future through the vision of a circular economy. The Foundation works across business and education to accelerate this transition.
The Schmidt Family Foundation, established in 2006 by Wendy and Eric Schmidt, brings philanthropic resources to some of this century’s greatest challenges across the globe. Their mission is to apply new knowledge and innovation to problem solving and to advance original research in science, energy and the sustainability of the world’s biosphere.
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation aims to document the best circular economy case studies, to inform, inspire and stimulate research.
The first macroeconomic report series into the size of the prize for business in the transition to a circular economy