University of Oxford
Masters Degree

Deadline: 5/19 Jan 2024 (annual)
Study in:  UK
Course starts 2024.


The Oxford-Weidenfeld and Hoffman Scholarship and Leadership Programme assists exceptional students from developing regions in Africa, Asia, and South America in pursuing postgraduate studies at the University of Oxford. This program is administered by the Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Trust.

Host Institution(s):

University of Oxford, United Kingdom.

Academic Fields and Programs:

This scholarship is available for the following graduate programs:

  • BCL (Bachelor of Civil Law)
  • MBA (Master of Business Administration)
  • MJur (Magister Juris)
  • MPP (Master of Public Policy)
  • MSc Advanced Computer Science
  • MSc African Studies
  • MSt Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
  • MSc Biodiversity, Conservation and Management
  • MSc Comparative Social Policy
  • MSc Contemporary Chinese Studies
  • MSc Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • MSt Diplomatic Studies
  • MSc Economics for Development
  • MSc Education (Comparative and International Education)
  • MSc Education (Digital and Social Change)
  • MSc Education (Higher Education)
  • MSc Energy Systems
  • 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 and Epidemiology
  • MSc International Health and Tropical Medicine
  • MSt Islamic Studies and History
  • MSt Jewish Studies
  • MSt Japanese 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 South Asian Studies
  • MSc Nature, Society and Environmental Governance
  • MSc Refugee and Forced Migration Studies
  • MSc Russian and East European Studies
  • MSt Slavonic Studies
  • MSc Social Data Science
  • MSc Social Science of the Internet
  • MSc Sustainability, Enterprise and the Environment
  • MSc Water Science, Policy and Management
  • MSt Women’s Gender, and Sexuality Studies
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Number of Awards:

Not specified.

Target Audience:

This scholarship is intended for students from emerging economies across Africa, Asia, and South America, including but not limited to the following countries:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, China, China Tibet, China Macau SAR, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Dem. Rep., Congo, Rep., Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Cuba, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Fiji, French Guiana, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Korea (North), Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Lao PDR, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar (Burma), Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Pakistan, Palau, Palestinian territories, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Réunion, Russian Federation, Rwanda, Saint Helena, Samoa, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Sudan, Suriname, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste (East Timor), Togo, Tonga, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Western Sahara, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Scholarship Coverage and Duration:

This scholarship will provide full coverage of university and college fees along with a stipend for living expenses, which will amount to a minimum of £18,662. The scholarship will support you for the entire duration of your course for which you are liable to pay fees.

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To be eligible, you should be seeking admission to one of the eligible courses at Oxford (as listed above). Additionally, you must have your usual place of residence in one of the eligible countries (as listed above). It is important that you have the intention to return to your country of usual residence upon completing your course.

Furthermore, successful applicants should display a commitment to making a positive impact on the global community through their chosen career path. You must be able to establish a connection between your area of study and your long-term career aspirations, articulating how your professional endeavors will contribute to the betterment of public life in your home country or on a broader regional or international scale.

Application instructions:

To apply for this scholarship, you must indicate your interest in the Weidenfeld-Hoffman Scholarship and Leadership Programme in the Funding section of the University’s graduate application form. You should submit your application for graduate studies by the respective deadline, which is either 5 January or 19 January 2024, depending on your course. Additionally, you are required to complete a Weidenfeld-Hoffman Scholarships Statement and upload it along with your graduate application form before the specified deadline.

For comprehensive guidance on the application process for this scholarship, please refer to the official website using the provided link below:

Official Scholarship Website: Click here

Weidenfeld Hoffman Trust Website:

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