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
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.
‣ 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)
‣ 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.
‣ 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.
must be applying to start one of the following courses:
‣ 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.
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
‣ 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
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
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.
forms and guidelines can be download from the official website
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