According to the relevant January deadline for your course.


United Kingdom.

(Fully Funded)


Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme 2020 .

The 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 the University of Oxford, combined with a comprehensive programme of leadership development, long-term mentoring and networking.

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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. The University contributes 40% of the funds for these scholarships, together with 60% from generous donations provided by supporters of the Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Trust, including Fondation Hoffmann.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • MBA Master of Business Administration
  • MSc in Financial Economics
  • MPhil in Economics
  • MSc in Computer Science
  • MSc Global Health Science
  • MSc International Health and Tropical Medicine
  • MSc Social Science of the Internet

for mor details about Available specializations Here

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

According to the relevant January deadline for your course. 

See the relevant course page for the deadline applicable to your course.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • You should be intending to return to your country of ordinary residence once your course is completed.
  •  Students currently at Oxford are not eligible to apply unless they are already Weidenfeld-Hoffmann scholars.
  •  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.
  •  This scholarship is not open to applications from candidates who hold deferred offers to start in 2020-21.
  • Decisions are expected to be made by the end of May 2020, if you haven’t received any mail then assume that your application is unsuccessful.
  • To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, 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. Course applications which are held over after the January deadline to be re-evaluated against applications received by the March deadline or course applications which have been put on a waiting list are not eligible for scholarship consideration.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

  • The scholarship will cover 100% of course fees and a grant for living costs (of at least £15,009) for the full duration of your agreed course.

How to Apply

First Step: Register on Oxford University site Here .

Second Step: Search for your intended course and apply.

Third Step: In the process of applying you have to mark “Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme” box in Funding section.

Fourth Step: Download “Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships Statement” Here, fill it, and upload it in the “supporting documents” section then complete your application.

Note: If your application is accepted you’ll be invited into the interview that will be held via Skype in April/May 2020 for 30 mins maximum.

Tip for Applicants: Before you apply for the scholarship, take the time to read about about George Weidenfeld and understand the vision he had. Learning about his life will leave you wiser and more humble, and will also help you better prepare for the application interviews, since you will have a better grasp of what the scholarship is looking for.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Mahmoud Farag / Egypt 

Reviewed by” Eman Fadel Ali / Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team