Oxford Scholarships for Developing Countries

/ 18 Jan 2021

Oxford Scholarships for Developing Countries

Type: Master's Degree

Who: Students interested in Policy studies, governance, law

What: Full Tuition fees + living expenses

When: 2021-2022

Where: Oxford University, UK

Program Length: two to three years

Deadline to Apply: 24 January 2021

Citizenship: Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen

Destination Countries: UK

Academic Subject(s): Law and Government


The University of Oxford’s Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme cultivates the leaders of tomorrow by providing outstanding university graduates and professionals from developing and emerging economies with the opportunity to pursue fully-funded graduate studies at Oxford, combined with a comprehensive program of leadership development, long-term mentoring and networking.

The scholarship will cover 100 percent of course fees and a grant for living costs of at least £15,009. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

Deadline: Deadlines vary, from approximately 10 January 2021 to 24 January 2021, depending on your selected course. The list of eligible courses can be found on this link.


– You must be applying to start a new graduate course at Oxford. This scholarship is not open to applications from candidates who hold deferred offers to start in 2021-22. Students currently at Oxford are not eligible to apply unless they are already Weidenfeld-Hoffmann scholars. 

– You must also be ordinarily resident in one of the eligible countries listed at this link.

– You should be intending to return to your country of ordinary residence once your course is completed.

– 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. 

The above qualities will be assessed during the selection process, including using your graduate application form, your Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships Questionnaire and (if relevant) your interview.

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 by the relevant 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 using the form available for download on the university’s Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme page. Upload your completed statement, together with your graduate application form, by the deadline relevant to your course.We will use the details you insert in the ‘Nationality and Ordinary Residence’ section of the graduate application form to assess your country of ordinary residence. 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 within the Application Guide.

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