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Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld Scholarships at Oxford University

Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld Scholarships at Oxford University

Last date to apply

January 22, 2016

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About Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld Scholarship

  • Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld Scholarships are being offered by Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Trust at University of Oxford for the Post-graduate students from developing countries.
  • The aim of Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld Scholarship is to support the sustainable agriculture, food security and self-sufficiency of developing countries.
  • The applicants after completing their education should return to their home country and should engage in work related to any of the below mentioned fields:
    • 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.
  • The benefits of the scholarship include, complete assistance in College/University fee along with grant to cover living allowance of at least 14,057 British Pound (Approx. INR 14 lakh).
  • The applications for the scholarship are to be made along with the Admission applications.
    • Interested candidates should submit answers to the Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships Questionnaire in order to be considered for the scholarship.
  • The last date to apply for the scholarship is January 22, 2016 while the result will be made available in the month of May 2016.

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Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both
Region Asia & Africa
Class/ Age Graduates
  • Nationality: The applicants for the Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld Scholarship, needs to be resident of Asia, Africa and South America.
  • Academic qualification: The applicants should have a relevant Undergraduate degree to pursue Master’s program at University of Oxford.

Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld Scholarship Reward

Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld Scholarship Rewards

The candidates selected as the winner of the Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld Scholarship will be awarded with grant to cover their living expenses along with financial assistance for their fee. The details of the Rewards are as follow:

  • Number of awards: The Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld Scholarship will be awarded to 16 students.
  • Duration of the award: Thescholarship is offered for thecomplete duration of theselected course.
  • Living allowance: Theselected candidates will get financial grantof at least 14,057 British Pound (Approx. INR 14 lakh).
  • University/College Fee: Thescholarship will cover 100% expenses of the fee of University/college.

Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld Scholarship Application form and Process

Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld Scholarship Application Process  

The applications for Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld Scholarship can be made online on the admission portal of Oxford University. The details of the application process are as follow:

  • Application: The applications for the scholarships are to be made online at the same time while making application for the academic course.
  • Questionnaires: Theinterested candidates along with submitting the admission application, should also submit answer of the questions given in the Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships Questionnaire.
    • The answers should be of maximum 200 words.
  • The candidates should get unconditionally accepted in the applied course in order to be considered for the Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld Scholarship.

Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld Scholarship Selection Process

Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld Scholarship Selection Process

  • Selection Criteria: The selection of the candidates for the scholarship will be done purely on the basis of academic merit.
  • Interview: The shortlisted candidates will have to undergo personal interview via Skype in April 2016.
  • Result: The selected candidates will be notified individually by May 2016, while no notification will be sent to other candidates.
  • Courses: The Scholarship will be granted for the admission into the following  courses:

MSc in African Studies

MSc in Evidence-Based Social Intervention and Policy Evaluation 

MSc in Mathematics and Foundations of Computer Science

MSc in Applied Statistics 

MSc in Financial Economics 

MPhil in Modern South Asian Studies

Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL) 

MPhil in Geography and the Environment 

MSt Modern South Asian Studies

MSc in Biodiversity, Conservation and Management 

MSc in Global Governance and Diplomacy 

MSc in Nature, Society and Environmental Governance

MPhil in Comparative Social Policy 

MSc in Global Health Science 

MPhil in Politics (Comparative Government)

MSc in Comparative Social Policy

MSc in International Health and Tropical Medicine

MPhil in Politics (Political Theory)

MSc in Computer Science 

MPhil in International Relations 

MSc in Politics Research

MSc in Contemporary Chinese Studies 

MPhil in Latin American Studies 

Master of Public Policy (MPP)

MSc in Contemporary India 

MSc in Latin American Studies 

MSc in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies

MPhil in Development Studies 

MSc in Law and Finance 

MSc in Social Science of the Internet

MPhil in Economics 

Magister Juris (MJur)

MPhil in Tibetan and Himalayan Studies

MSc in Economics for Development 

MSc in Mathematical and Computational Finance

MPhil in Traditional East Asia

MSc in Environmental Change and Management

MSc in Mathematical Finance

MSc in Water Science, Policy and Management

MPhil in Evidence-Based Social Intervention and Policy Evaluation

MSc in Mathematical Modelling and Scientific Computing


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