2013/2014 SCHOLARSHIP FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES AT UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
Applications are now being received by the Louis Dreyfus – Scholarship Scheme Weidenfeld and Leadership Program for graduate students in transition and emerging economies across Africa, Asia and South America to pursue fully funded graduate program at the University of Oxford.
The Louis Dreyfus – Exchange Weidenfeld Leadership Programme and is part of the Scholarship Program and Weidenfeld Leadership Programme cultivates the leaders of tomorrow by providing outstanding university graduates and professionals the opportunity to pursue fully funded graduate at the University of Oxford, in collaboration with access to a comprehensive program of leadership development, long-term mentoring and networking.
The value of rewards FOR THE 2013/2014 SCHOLARSHIP FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES AT UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
• The scholarship covers 100% of university and college fees, and a grant for living costs (the rate in 2012-13 was £ 13,590).
• Prices are for the entire responsibility of the student fees for the course agreed. If your scholarship is offered for a course lasting more than one year, the continuation of your scholarship each year is subject to revision based on satisfactory academic progress.
The program covers:
• Leadership Annual Seminar and public policy – including guided discussions and workshops on political philosophy and leadership development. Each seminar is designed to focus on a topic relevant to international level with upcoming themes such as the environment and sustainable development;
• Practical training skills in presentation, review and drafting of interviewing techniques;
• A leadership forum London at the end of the school year;
• Commitment to the Institute for Strategic Dialogue projects and conferences;
• Organisation of an annual debate Weidenfeld and
• Numerous networking opportunities throughout the year.
Eligibility FOR THE 2013/2014 SCHOLARSHIP FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES AT UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
• Applicants must submit a request to start a new course graduate of Oxford. They should also have the intention to return to their country or region of origin after completing their studies.
• Please ensure you meet the conditions for entry to your course, including the necessary qualifications in English. See the Course Guide for more information. Deferred entry students are not eligible for this scholarship.
• Eligible applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree and be ordinarily resident in a country in Africa, Asia or South America, listed on the list of eligible countries.
• Researchers in the Louis Dreyfus – Scholarship Scheme Weidenfeld Leadership Programme and continue to study or research in one of the courses listed on the following document:
• Applicants must be able to demonstrate a link between their object of study and career goals long term, explaining how they see their work contributing to the improvement of public life in their countries of origin or at a wider regional or international.
• This award may be held in conjunction with other scholarships. Students currently at Oxford are not eligible unless they are already Weidenfeld researchers.
How to Apply FOR THE 2013/2014 SCHOLARSHIP FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES AT UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
Apply at the same time that you apply to Oxford by selecting Louis Dreyfus – Exchange Weidenfeld and Leadership Programme in the Funding section of the application form from the University graduate.
• Applicants must apply by 2 deadline (04 January 2013 for Medical Sciences and Policy and International Relations, January 18, 2013 for all other subjects).
• To be considered for this scholarship, you must submit your application for graduate study at maturity in January above and got a place on your chosen program of study by the date of the final decision is expected (13 March 2013).
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview at the end of April 2013