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Oxford University Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Full Scholarship and Leadership Programme(Fully-funded)

Oxford University Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Full Scholarship and Leadership Programme(Fully-funded)

Shaping Tomorrow’s Leaders

The Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme is a remarkable opportunity designed to nurture future leaders. It offers exceptional university graduates and professionals from developing and emerging economies the chance to embark on fully funded graduate studies at the University of Oxford. Moreover, it provides a comprehensive programme encompassing leadership development, long-term mentoring, and networking.

About the Leadership Programme

A distinguishing feature of these scholarships is the Leadership Programme. Over the course of a year, scholars engage in philosophical discussions, acquire essential business skills, and receive communication training within a supportive community. For more detailed information, please visit the Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Trust website.

Financial Coverage

The scholarship covers 100% of course fees and provides a living cost grant (a minimum of £18,622). Awards are granted to cover the entire duration of your fee liability for your chosen course.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible:

  • You must be applying to start a new graduate course at Oxford. Please refer to the complete list of eligible courses and countries [here](link to eligible courses and countries).
  • You must be ordinarily resident in one of the eligible countries listed.
  • You should intend to return to your country of ordinary residence upon completing your course.
  • You must be able to demonstrate a strong connection between your subject of study and your long-term career goals, outlining how your professional work will contribute to enhancing public life in your home country or on a broader regional or international scale.

These qualifications will be evaluated during the selection process, which includes reviewing your graduate application form, your Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships Statement, and, if relevant, your interview. Please note that this scholarship is not open to applicants who hold deferred offers to start in 2024-25.

The Hope Scholarships & Leadership Programme

A new initiative, starting from 2023-24, the Hope Scholarships & Leadership Programme, will support refugees and individuals displaced due to conflict, persecution, or other severe human rights violations or deprivations, whether within or outside their country. This scholarship will adhere to the same eligibility criteria as the Oxford-Weidenfeld and Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme.

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 via the graduate admissions portal by the relevant December or January deadline for your course. See the relevant course 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. This can be found here.

For more information on how to apply, please see here.

Further questions

The University of Oxford has extensive information regarding frequently asked questions. Should you have a question that has not been addressed, please email it to info@whtrust.org.