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Can I apply for the Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme?

The Scholarships and Leadership Programme is designed to support young leaders from developing countries and emerging economies. For full eligibility details and a list of qualifying courses and eligible countries, please visit the University of Oxford website for full details here.

Which courses are covered by the Scholarships?

The Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Trust supports those individuals who wish to return to their home country or region and make a difference in their chosen field. The Scholarships fund a limited number of courses which are chosen to support Scholars intending to contribute to the development of their home country or strengthen civil society. A full list of eligible courses can be found here.

Which universities can I apply for?

The Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Trust provides Scholarships to the University of Oxford only. 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.

What are the English language requirements?

All courses are taught in English and you will be required to evidence your English language proficiency. Full details of the English language requirements of the University of Oxford can be found here. Please note applicants must have passed their required English language test to be accepted onto the Programme.

How do I apply for the Scholarships and Leadership Programme?

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 by the relevant January deadline for your course.

What is the Leadership Programme?

The Leadership Programme is an integral element of a WHT Scholarships. It is a programme of activities taking place throughout the academic year which are designed to prepare Scholars – intellectually, professionally and practically – to take on leading positions in their chosen careers. Many of these activities are a required element of the Scholarship. These include the Moral Philosophy Seminar, Practical Skills Workshop, WHT Enterprise Challenge, Collections and the Leadership Forum. More details about the Leadership Programme can be found here.

What will be covered by my Scholarship?

The scholarship will cover 100 per cent 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.

I have been accepted as a WHT Scholar. Where can I find more information about my Scholarship?

The University of Oxford have a FAQ page aimed at students who have been made an offer of a scholarship by Student Fees and Funding. Please visit this page for more information regarding your offer.

The most rewarding aspect of our induction was the initial energy of meeting peers, and forging relationships that will last a lifetime. It was clear that WHT made a considerable effort to create a smart and engaging atmosphere – I truly appreciated it.

Teresa Stout, MPhil International Relations, Oxford-Weidenfeld and Hoffmann-Grierson, 2018
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