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

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

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Deadline: January 20, 2017
Location: University of Oxford, UK

Fully Funded !!

Overview:

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.

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.

How To Apply:

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