The Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme is now open for applications. This scholarship programme is packaged to cultivate the leaders of tomorrow by providing outstanding university graduates and professionals from developing and emerging economies. The programme provides students the opportunity to pursue fully-funded graduate studies at the University of Oxford, combined with a comprehensive programme of leadership development, long-term mentoring and networking.
The Oxford-Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme is part of the Oxford Graduate Scholarships, which were established through a ground-breaking 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.
The Leadership Programme is a unique part of these scholarships, and more information on this can be found on the Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Trust website.
The Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme will cover 100% of course fees and a grant for living costs (of at least £18,662). Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.
To be eligible to apply for the Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme:
- You must be applying to start a new graduate course at Oxford.
- You must also be ordinarily resident in one of the eligible countries listed.
- 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.
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How to apply: To be considered for this scholarship, you must:
- Select the Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme in the University of Oxford Scholarships section of the University’s graduate application form.
- Submit your application for graduate study by the relevant December or January deadline for your course.
- Review the relevant course page for the deadline applicable to your course.
- Also complete a Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships Statement and upload it, together with your graduate application form, by the deadline.