Oxford-Weidenfeld and Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme

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.

This scholarship is part of the Oxford Graduate Scholarships, which were established through a ground-breaking new matched funding initiative to enable the creation of fully-funded scholarships for graduate students of the highest calibre from across the world.



Scholarships Number and Award:

Up to 20 scholarship which cover 100% of University and college fees and a grant for living costs (of at least £14,553). Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.


Education Level & Subject:

-Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL)

-MSc in African Studies, Biodiversity, Conservation and Management, Comparative Social Policy, Computer Science, Contemporary Chinese Studies, Economics for Development, Environmental Change and Management, Evidence-Based Social Intervention and Policy Evaluation, Financial Economics, Global Governance and Diplomacy, Global Health Science, International Health and Tropical Medicine, Latin American Studies, Law and Finance, Mathematical and Computational Finance, Mathematical Modelling and Scientific Computing, Mathematics and Foundations of Computer Science, Migration Studies, Modern South Asian Studies, Nature, Society and Environmental Governance, Politics Research, Refugee and Forced Migration Studies, Social Science of the Internet, Statistical Science, Water Science, Policy and Management

-Magister Juris (MJur)

-Master of Business Administration (MBA)

-Master of Public Policy (MPP)




-Students from transition and emerging economies throughout Africa, Asia and South America

-Applicants should be applying to start one of the eligible courses at Oxford.  You must be ordinarily resident in one of the eligible countries (see the official website for the complete list).  You should be intending to return to your country of ordinary residence once your course is completed.

-Successful applicants must demonstrate an interest in serving the global community through their chosen field of work. 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.


How to Apply:

In order to be considered for this scholarship, you must select the Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld Scholarship and Leadership Programme in the Funding section of the University’s graduate application form and submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline for your course. You must also complete a Weidenfeld Scholarships Questionnaire (found at the official website) and upload it, together with your graduate application form, by the deadline.

Applicants can download application here



8 January or 19 January 2018


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