Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Trust and University of Oxford are inviting applications for scholarships scheme and leadership programme. Applicants 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 scholars. The scholarship will cover 100% of University and college fees and a grant for living costs (of at least £14,057). Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. The application deadline is 6 or 20 January 2017.
Study Subject(s): Scholarships are provided in Biodiversity, Conservation and Management, Development Studies, Economics for Development, Environmental Change and Management, Geography and the Environment, Global Governance and Diplomacy, International Development, Migration Studies, Nature, Society and Environmental Governance, Refugee and Forced Migration Studies and Water Science, Policy and Management at University of Oxford.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing full-time graduate degrees at University of Oxford.
Scholarship Provider: Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Trust and University of Oxford
Scholarship can be taken at: UK
Eligibility: –Applicants 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 scholars.
-Applicants 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.
Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Egypt, Estonia, FYR Macedonia, Georgia, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Lithuania, Mongolia, Moldova, Montenegro, Morocco, Oman, Palestinian Authority, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Western Sahara and Yemen can apply for this scholarship.
Scholarship Description: The Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme supports exceptional scholars devoting their studies and professional careers to international development or environmental management and conservation. These studies encompass a number of subjects offered within the University’s School of Geography and the Environment and Department of International Development. The scheme targets exceptional individuals from the transition and emerging economies of Europe’s wider neighbourhood including Central and Eastern Europe, the Balkans, the Caucasus, Russia and Central Asia, as well as North Africa and the Middle East.
Number of award(s): Up to 5 scholarships are offered.
Duration of award(s): Scholarships are offered for period of fee liability.
What does it cover? The scholarship will cover 100% of University and college fees and a grant for living costs (of at least £14,057). Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.
Selection criteria: Not Known
Notification: Decisions are expected to be made around May 2016. If you have not heard from us by the time this page is updated to say that successful applicants have been notified, then please assume that your application has been unsuccessful. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we regret that we are unable to contact unsuccessful applicants individually or provide feedback on applications.
How to Apply: In order 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 and submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline for your course (22 January 2016). Applicants must also complete a Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships Questionnaire and upload it, together with your graduate application form, by the deadline. We will use the details you insert in the ‘Nationality and ordinary residence’ section of the graduate application form to assess your country of ordinary residence. For a definition of ordinary residency and further details on how to complete this section of the graduate application form, please see the Nationality and Ordinary residence sections of the graduate application form and also the Technical Help.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 6 or 20 January 2017.