Oxford-Weidenfeld and Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme in UK (Fully Funded)

University of Oxford, UK
Last date: 
Friday, January 20, 2017
Country: 
Bangladesh
Central African Republic
India
Nepal
Pakistan
South Africa
Sri Lanka
Thailand
Turkey
United States

Detailed Description

This scholarship is part of the Oxford Graduate Scholarships, which were established through a groundbreaking new matched funding initiative to enable the creation of fully-funded scholarships for graduate students of the highest calibre from across the world. The University contributes 40% of the funds for these scholarships, together with 60% from generous donations provided by supporters of the Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Trust, including Fondation Hoffmann. Fondation Hoffmann is a Swiss-based grant making institution supporting the emergence and expansion of  concrete projects which address global problems in today’s societies.

This scholarship forms part of the wider Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme, managed by the Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Trust.  For more information, including details of the leadership programme, please see the Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme web page.

Eligibility:

You must be applying to start a new graduate course at Oxford.

Please review the information below to see the complete list of eligible courses. You must also be ordinarily resident in one of the eligible countries listed.

    Afghanistan
    Albania
    Algeria
    Angola
    Antigua and Barbuda
    Argentina
    Armenia
    Azerbaijan
    Bahamas
    Bahrain
    Bangladesh
    Barbados
    Belarus
    Belize
    Benin
    Bhutan
    Bolivia
    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Botswana
    Brazil
    Brunei
    Bulgaria
    Burkina Faso
    Burundi
    Cambodia
    Cameroon
    Cape Verde
    Central African Republic
    Chad
    Chile
    China
    China Tibet
    China, Hong Kong SAR
    China, Macau SAR
    Colombia
    Comoros
    Congo, Dem. Rep. (Kinshasa)
    Congo, Rep. (Brazzaville)
    Costa Rica
    Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
    Croatia
    Cuba
    Czech Republic
    Djibouti
    Dominica
    Dominican Republic
    Ecuador
    Egypt
    El Salvador
    Equatorial Guinea
    Eritrea
    Estonia
    Ethiopia
    Federated States of Micronesia
    Fiji
    French Guiana
    Gabon
    Gambia, The
    Georgia
    Ghana
    Grenada
    Guatemala
    Guinea
    Guinea-Bissau
    Guyana
    Haiti
    Honduras
    Hungary
    India
    Indonesia
    Iran
    Iraq
    Israel
    Jamaica
    Jordan
    Kazakhstan
    Kenya
    Kiribati
    Korea (North)
    Korea (South)
    Kosovo
    Kuwait
    Kyrgyzstan
    Lao PDR
    Latvia
    Lebanon
    Lesotho
    Liberia
    Libya
    Lithuania
    FYR Macedonia
    Madagascar
    Malawi
    Malaysia
    Maldives
    Mali
    Marshall Islands
    Mauritania
    Mauritius
    Mexico
    Moldova
    Mongolia
    Montenegro
    Morocco
    Mozambique
    Myanmar (Burma)
    Namibia
    Nauru
    Nepal
    Nicaragua
    Niger
    Nigeria
    Oman
    Pakistan
    Palau
    Palestine
    Panama
    Papua New Guinea
    Paraguay
    Peru
    Philippines
    Poland
    Qatar
    Romania
    Russian Federation
    Rwanda
    Samoa
    São Tomé and Príncipe
    Saudi Arabia
    Senegal
    Serbia
    Seychelles
    Sierra Leone
    Slovakia
    Slovenia
    Solomon Islands
    Somalia
    South Africa
    South Sudan
    Sri Lanka
    St Kitts and Nevis
    St Lucia
    St Vincent and the Grenadines
    Sudan
    Suriname
    Swaziland
    Syria
    Taiwan (Republic of China)
    Tajikistan
    Tanzania
    Thailand
    Timor-Leste (East Timor)
    Togo
    Tonga
    Trinidad and Tobago
    Tunisia
    Turkey
    Turkmenistan
    Tuvalu
    Uganda
    Ukraine
    United Arab Emirates
    United States
    Uruguay
    Uzbekistan
    Vanuatu
    Venezuela
    Vietnam
    Western Sahara
    Yemen
    Zambia
    Zimbabwe

Eligible courses:

  • MSc in African Studies
  • Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL)
  • MPhil in Biodiversity, Conservation and Management
  • MSc in Biodiversity, Conservation and Management
  • MPhil in Comparative Social Policy
  • MSc in Comparative Social Policy
  • MSc in Computer Science
  • MSc in Contemporary Chinese Studies
  • MPhil in Development Studies
  • MPhil in Economics
  • MSc in Economics for Development
  • MPhil in Environmental Change and Management
  • MSc in Environmental Change and Management
  • MPhil in Evidence-Based Social Intervention and Policy Evaluation
  • MSc in Evidence-Based Social Intervention and Policy Evaluation
  • MSc in Financial Economics
  • DPhil in Geography and the Environment
  • MSc in Global Governance and Diplomacy
  • MSc in Global Health Science
  • DPhil in International Development
  • MSc in International Health and Tropical Medicine
  • MPhil in International Relations
  • MPhil in Latin American Studies
  • MSc in Latin American Studies
  • MSc in Law and Finance
  • Magister Juris (MJur)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • MSc in Mathematical and Computational Finance
  • MSc in Mathematical Modelling and Scientific Computing
  • MSc in Mathematics and Foundations of Computer Science
  • MSc in Migration Studies
  • MPhil in Modern South Asian Studies
  • MSc in Modern South Asian Studies
  • MPhil in Nature, Society and Environmental Governance
  • MSc in Nature, Society and Environmental Governance
  • MPhil in Politics (Comparative Government)
  • MPhil in Politics (Political Theory)
  • MSc in Politics Research
  • Master of Public Policy (MPP)
  • MSc in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies
  • MSc in Social Science of the Internet
  • MSc in Statistical Science
  • MPhil in Tibetan and Himalayan Studies
  • MPhil Traditional East Asia
  • MPhil in Water Science, Policy and Management
  • MSc in Water Science, Policy and Management

You should be intending to return to your country of ordinary residence once your course is completed. Students currently at Oxford are not eligible to apply unless they are already Weidenfeld-Hoffmann scholars.

You should be able to demonstrate a connection between your subject of study and your longer-term career objectives, explaining how you see your professional work contributing to the improvement of public life in your country of origin or at a wider regional or international level. Preference will be given to Master’s course applicants.  If you are applying for a DPhil you must be able to demonstrate how your DPhil studies will benefit your future career in leadership.

The above qualities will be assessed during the selection process, including using your graduate application form, your Weidenfeld-Hoffmann  Scholarships Questionnaire and (if relevant) your interview.

This scholarship is not open to applications from candidates who hold deferred offers to start in 2017-18.

What is the leadership programme like?

  • moral philosophy seminars
  • practical skills training
  • workshop at Cumberland Lodge

Value:

The scholarship will cover 100% of University and college fees and a grant for living costs (of at least £14,296). Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

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