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Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Program at the University of Oxford 2021-2022

Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Program at the University of Oxford 2021-2022: Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Program is designed to prepare and equip the future leaders by making available resources to outstanding graduates and professionals from developing emerging economies nations giving them the opportunity to engage in a fully-funded postgraduate studies at the University of Oxford.

The Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Program was established in 2015 through donations from various donors to honor and mark the birthday of Lord Weidenfeld.It cultivates the leaders of tomorrow by providing outstanding university graduates and professional to be part of a comprehensive leadership development.


Scholarship Sponsor(s): OxfordWeidenfeld and Hoffmann Scholarships

Scholarship levelPostgraduate

Scholarship Worth: Full tuition fees and a grant for living costs (£15,000)

Scholarship Slot: Not specified

Subject Eligibility: See Course eligibility

Country Eligibility: See eligible countries


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Eligibility and Selection Criteria

Eligibility criteria: To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must ensure that they meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants should be willing to return to their country of ordinary residence once your course is completed. Students who are currently at Oxford are not eligible to apply unless they are already Weidenfeld-Hoffmann scholars.
  • Applicants should be able to demonstrate a connection between his/her subject of study and their longer-term career objectives. Applicants should explain how he/she sees his/her professional work contributing to the improvement of public life in his/her country of origin or at a wider regional or international level.
  • Applicant should know that the above qualities will be assessed during the selection process, including using graduate application form, Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships Questionnaire and (if relevant), the interview. However, this scholarship is not open to applications from candidates who hold deferred offers to start in 2021-22.

Course Eligibility: The courses include: BCL Bachelor of Civil Law, MBA Master of Business Administration, Magister Juris, Master of Public Administration and Policy, MSc Biodiversity, Conservation and Management, MSc Comparative Social Policy, MSC Computer Science, MSc Contemporary Chinese Studies, MSt Diplomatic Studies, MSc Economics for Development, MSc Education (Comparative and International Education), MSc Education (Higher Education), MSc Environmental Change and Management, MSc Evidence-Based Social Intervention and Policy Evaluation, MSc Financial Economics, MSc Global Governance and Diplomacy, MSc Global Health Science, MSc International Health and Tropical Medicine, MSt Islamic Studies and History, MSt Jewish Studies, MSt Korean Studies, MSc Latin American Studies, MSc Law and Finance, MSc Mathematical Modelling and Scientific Computing, MSc Migration Studies, MSc Modern Middle Eastern Studies, MSc Modern Asian Studies, MSc Nature, Society and Environmental Governance, MSc Refugee and Forced Migration Studies, MSc Social Science of the Internet, MSc Water Science, Policy and Management.

Country/Candidate Eligibility:

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.

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Application Procedure

How-to-apply: To apply for the Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Program at the University of Oxford, applicants must:

  • Complete a Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships Statement and upload it, together with your graduate application form, by the deadline. 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 the advice contained with the Application Guide.
  • Be offered admission into their preferred course of study before they can be given the scholarship

Visit Scholarship Webpage for more information

Application Deadline: 31st January, 2021.

4 Thoughts

  1. Dear Sir/Madam

    With this letter, I am applying for a position in the Masters of any field of Law program offered by the University. I hold LLB degree in Law, from Bahir dar University school of law, Ethiopia. Currently, I am working as public prosecutor in the Federal democratic republic of Ethiopia. I will enclose all necessary documents when requested. The Opportunity to study and gain degree from your respected University I perceive as a chance to upgrade my knowledge and skills. I would be honored if you decide to accept my candidateship to be LLM student.

    Thank you very much for your time and consideration.

    Sincerely yours,

    Worke Habtamu Gashu

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