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Oxford-Weidenfeld and Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme in UK, 2019

The University of Oxford is inviting applications for Oxford-Weidenfeld and Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme for international applicants.  The studentships are available for pursuing full-time graduate degrees at the University of Oxford.

this application is part of the Oxford graduate funding opportunities, 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.



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The Oxford-Weidenfeld and Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme was established in 2015 thanks to generous donations from multiple donors to mark the 95th birthday of Lord Weidenfeld.

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


  • Application Deadline: Relevant January deadline for your course
  • Course Level: The studentships are available for pursuing full-time graduate degrees at the University of Oxford.
  • Study Subject: The studentships are tenable in following subjects:
    • MSt Islamic Studies and History
    • MSt Jewish Studies
    • MSt Korean Studies
    • MSt Oriental Studies
    • MSt Syriac Studies
    • Msc Computer Science
    • MSc Mathematical Modelling and Scientific Computing
    • MSc International Health and Tropical Medicine
    • MSc Global Health Science
    • MSc African Studies
    • MSc Latin American Studies
    • MSc Education (Comparative and International Education)
    • MSc Education (Higher Education)
    • MSc Biodiversity, Conservation and Management
    • MSc Environmental Change and Management
    • MSc Nature, Society and Environmental Governance
    • MSc Water Science, Policy and Management
    • MSc Economics for Development
    • MSc Global Governance and Diplomacy
    • MSc Migration Studies
    • MSc Refugee and Forced Migration Studies
    • BCL Bachelor of Civil Law
    • MSc Law and Finance
    • MJur Magister Juris
    • MSc Social Science of the Internet
    • MSc Financial Economics
    • MBA Master of Business Administration
    • MPP Master of Public Administration and Policy
    • MSc Comparative Social Policy
    • MSc Evidence-Based Social Intervention and Policy Evaluation
    • MSc Contemporary Chinese Studies
    • MSc Modern South Asian Studies
  • Award: The sponsorship will cover 100% of course fees and a grant for living costs (of at least £14,777). Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.
  • Number of Awards: Up to 20 opportunities are available.
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in the UK


  • Eligible Countries: International applicants are eligible to apply.List of Countries: 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 Darussalam 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. Congo, Rep. Costa Rica Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Djibouti Dominica Dominican Republic Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji French Guiana Gabon Gambia, The Georgia Ghana Grenada Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hungary India Indonesia Iran Iraq Israel Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Korea (North) Korea (South) Kosovo Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Lao PDR Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Lithuania Macedonia, FYR Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Marshall Islands Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia Moldova Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Myanmar (Burma) Namibia Nauru Nepal Niger Nigeria Oman Pakistan Palau Palestinian territories Panama Papua New Guinea Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Qatar Réunion Romania Russian Federation Rwanda Saint Helena Samoa São Tomé and Príncipe Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore 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 Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela Vietnam Western Sahara Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe
  • Entrance Requirements:
    • Applicants must be applying to start a new graduate course at Oxford.
    • 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.
    • 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 application is not open to applications from candidates who hold deferred offers to start in 2019-20.
  • English Language Requirements:  Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

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Application Procedure:

How to Apply: In order to be considered for this application , 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. See the Courses page for the deadline applicable to your course. You must also complete a Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships Statement 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. To be eligible for consideration for this application , applicants must be successful in being offered a place on their course after consideration of applications received by the relevant January deadline for the course. Course applications which are held over after the January deadline to be re-evaluated against applications received by the March deadline or course applications which have been put on a waiting list are not eligible for scholarship consideration.

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