Country: United Kingdom
City (Metropolitan Area): Oxford
Applicant Eligible Countries: Worldwide
Type of Opportunity: Scholarships
In 2015, the Oxford-Weidenfeld and Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme was established to assist the creation of fully-financed scholarships for graduate students around the world. These scholarships are designated to the highest-performing students with the greatest potential to succeed, and were created in honor of the 95th birthday of Lord Weidenfeld.
These courses fund 100 percent of all course fees, as well as a generous living expense grant (at least £14,777) for talented students. Students may hail from various countries, with twenty awards given per year. Students must be full-time graduate students for the 2019-2020 year, and be applying to study full-time at Oxford University.
Most courses are eligible for the award, with a full list available on the Oxford Graduate Admissions website. Sample courses include Korean Studies, Syriac Studies, Computer Science, and International Health and Tropical Medicine.
Students who are currently studying at Oxford are not able to apply. Candidates must be able to demonstrate how their course of study and their long-term career objectives relate, and also be able to indicate how their professional work will contribute to public life and wellbeing in their countries of origin.
To apply, applicants should complete an application for graduate study by the January deadline. An additional Weidenfeld-Hoffman Scholarships Statement should be completed and uploaded, then submitted, with the graduate application. Applicants should take care to insert details about nationality and ordinary residence so that they can receive full consideration.
Applicants must be accepted and offered a place in their program in order to be eligible for the scholarship – candidates who are offered deferred admission or consideration are not eligible, nor are wait-list candidates.
Successful shortlisted applicants will be notified in April, with interviews following via Skype shortly after. Questions may be directed to the Oxford Graduate Admissions Office via their website.
To learn more and apply, click here.