Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld Scholarships and Leadership Programme at Oxford in UK 2016

Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld Scholarships and Leadership Programme in UK , and applications are submitted till 8 or 22 January 2016, depending on your course . The Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld Scholarships and Leadership Programme supports outstanding postgraduate students from developing and emerging economies throughout Africa, Asia and South America. The Louis Dreyfus Foundation aims to promote sustainable agriculture, food security and self-sufficiency, particularly through education and direct support to farmers, with a specific focus on developing countries in the above-mentioned regions. The scholarship will cover 100% of University and college fees and a grant for living costs (of at least £14,057). Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Hosting Countries): Oxfrod Uni | UK

Level: Full-time graduate degrees

Field(s): Various

Deadline: 8 or 22 January 2016, depending on your course 

Funded By: Louis Dreyfus Foundation

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld Scholarships are targeted for candidates from Africa, Asia and South America.

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: Up to 16

Scholarship Duration: Period of fee liability

Scholarship covers: 100% of University and college fees and a grant for living costs (at least £14,057)

Description

The Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld Scholarships and Leadership Programme supports outstanding postgraduate students from developing and emerging economies throughout Africa, Asia and South America.

The Louis Dreyfus Foundation aims to promote sustainable agriculture, food security and self-sufficiency, particularly through education and direct support to farmers, with a specific focus on developing countries in the above-mentioned regions.

One of the Foundation's goals is to address the challenge facing humanity to double global food production in a sustainable way in order to feed a rapidly growing population.

ThisLouis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld Scholarships forms part of the wider Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme, managed by the Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Trust.

The scholarship will cover 100% of University and college fees and a grant for living costs (of at least £14,057). Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

Scholarship outcomes

Decisions are expected to be made around May 2016.  If you have not heard from us by the time this page is updated to say that successful applicants have been notified, then please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we regret that we are unable to contact unsuccessful applicants individually or provide feedback on applications.

Eligibility



Have what it takes to avail Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld Scholarships ? 

You must be applying to start one of the following courses:

  • MSc in African Studies 
  • MSc in Evidence-Based Social Intervention and Policy Evaluation 
  • MPhil in Modern South Asian Studies
  • MSc in Applied Statistics 
  • MSc in Financial Economics  
  • MSt Modern South Asian Studies
  • Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL) 
  • MPhil in Geography and the Environment  
  • MSc in Nature, Society and Environmental Governance 
  • MSc in Biodiversity, Conservation and Management  
  • MSc in Global Governance and Diplomacy
  •   MPhil in Politics (Comparative Government)
  • MPhil in Comparative Social Policy  
  • MSc in Global Health Science  
  • MPhil in Politics (Political Theory) 
  • MSc in Comparative Social Policy 
  • MSc in International Health and Tropical Medicine
  • MSc in Politics Research 
  • MSc in Computer Science  
  • MPhil in International Relations  
  • Master of Public Policy (MPP) 
  • MSc in Contemporary Chinese Studies  
  • MPhil in Latin American Studies  
  • MSc in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies 
  • MSc in Contemporary India  
  • MSc in Latin American Studies 
  • MSc in Social Science of the Internet 
  • MPhil in Development Studies  
  • MSc in Law and Finance  
  • MPhil in Tibetan and Himalayan Studies 
  • MPhil in Economics  Magister Juris (MJur) 
  • MPhil in Traditional East Asia 
  • MSc in Economics for Development  
  • MSc in Mathematical and Computational Finance 
  • MSc in Water Science, Policy and Management
  • MSc in Environmental Change and Management 
  • MSc in Mathematical Modelling and Scientific Computing   
  • MPhil in Evidence-Based Social Intervention and Policy Evaluation 
  • MSc in Mathematics and Foundations of Computer Science  

‣  You must also be ordinarily resident in one of the following countries:

Afghanistan French Guiana Pakistan  Algeria Gabon Paraguay  Angola Gambia, The Peru  Argentina Ghana  Philippines  Bangladesh Guinea  Rwanda  Benin Guinea-Bissau  São Tomé and Príncipe  Bhutan Guyana  Senegal  Bolivia India  Seychelles  Botswana Indonesia Sierra Leone  Brazil Iraq  Somalia  Burkina Faso Kenya  South Africa  Burundi Korea (North)  South Sudan  Cambodia Korea (South)  Sri Lanka  Cameroon Lao PDR  Sudan  Cape Verde Lesotho Suriname  Central African Republic Liberia  Swaziland  Chad Libya  Taiwan (Republic of China)  Chile Madagascar  Tajikistan  China Malawi  Tanzania China Tibet Malaysia  Thailand  China, Hong Kong SAR Maldives  Timor-Leste (East Timor)  China, Macau SAR Mali  Togo Colombia Mauritania  Tunisia  Comoros Mauritius  Uganda  Congo, Dem. Rep. (Kinshasa) Mexico  Uruguay  Congo, Rep. (Brazzaville) Mongolia  Venezuela  Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) Morocco  Vietnam  Djibouti Mozambique  Western Sahara  Ecuador Myanmar (Burma)   Yemen  Egypt Namibia  Zambia  Equatorial Guinea Nepal Zimbabwe  Eritrea Niger    Ethiopia Nigeria   

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 scholars.

The Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld Scholarships and Leadership Programme targets future leaders pursuing diverse careers with a focus on improving food security and sustainability.

Successful applicants must demonstrate that, following their academic studies at Oxford, they are committed to serving the global community through their chosen field of work, including but not limited to: the agricultural industry, development areas, politics and/or law related to food security and/or sustainable agriculture, health care, environmental and water management, economic, public and foreign policy.

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 Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld Scholarships seeks to support individuals who, following completion of their supported studies, will go on to actively engage in the chosen fields listed above.

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.

Applicants who hold deferred offers to start in 2016-17 are not eligible to be considered for these scholarships.


Scholarship Application Method

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 (8 or 22 January 2016).

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

You must also complete a Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships Questionnaire (see Related documents on this page) and upload it, together with your graduate application form, by the deadline.

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 also the Technical Help.

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.

If you are shortlisted for the scholarship, you will be required to participate in an interview, which is likely to be held via Skype in April 2016.

For more information, including details of the leadership programme, please see the Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme web page.

Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


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