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In their effort to cultivate the leaders of tomorrow the Weidenfeld Scholarships and Leadership Programme is granting to outstanding university graduates and professionals an occasion to pursue full-time graduate degree level in any of the courses offered by the University of Oxford. The number of the offered grants is five which cover 100% of university and college fees and a grant for living costs (rate to be confirmed). Further the offer is open to the nationals of the below mentioned countries and at UK.
· About the eligibility:-
To be eligible:-
-You should be applying to start a new graduate course at Oxford. The scholarship is open to candidates studying for full-time graduate degree courses, with the exception of PGCert and PGDip courses.
-Eligible candidates must have an undergraduate degree and be ordinarily resident in one of the following countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Egypt, Estonia, FYR Macedonia, Georgia, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Lithuania, Mongolia, Moldova, Montenegro, Morocco, Oman, Palestinian Authority, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Western Sahara, Yemen.
-You should be intending to return to your country of ordinary residence once your course is completed.
-Candidates for the Weidenfeld-Roland Berger Scholarship and Leadership Programme will need to satisfy at least one of the following criteria: A strong interest in human rights and human dignity, which they can demonstrate either through their academic work, their extra-curricular activities or their planned professional careers; and An interest in exploring social and economic models which would support the promotion of human rights and human dignity.
-Furthermore, applicants should be able to demonstrate a connection between their subject of study and their longer-term career objectives, explaining in some detail how they see their professional work contributing to the improvement of public life in their countries of origin or at a wider regional or international level.
-Please ensure that you meet the selection criteria for your course (see the Course Guide for more information). This scholarship is not open to students with deferred entry.
-This scholarship may not be held in conjunction with any other awards. Students currently at Oxford are not eligible to apply unless they are already Weidenfeld Scholars. Part-time courses are not eligible for the Weidenfeld – Roland Berger Scholarship and Leadership Programme.
· About the nationality:-
The students of Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Egypt, Estonia, FYR Macedonia, Georgia, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Lithuania, Mongolia, Moldova, Montenegro, Morocco, Oman, Palestinian Authority, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Western Sahara and Yemen can submit an application for these scholarships.
· About the awards:-
1. 5 Scholarships are offered.
2. Scholarships are offered for period of fee liability (usually the same length as the course).
3. Coverage:- 100% of university and college fees and a grant for living costs (rate to be confirmed). Awards are made for the full duration of a student’s fee liability for the agreed course. If your scholarship is offered for a course lasting more than one year, the continuation of your scholarship each year is subject to an annual renewal process based upon satisfactory academic progress.
4. Decisions are expected to be made around May 2014. This webpage will be updated as soon as successful candidates have been notified. If you have not heard from us by this time, then your application to this scheme has been unsuccessful. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to contact unsuccessful applicants individually or provide feedback on applications.
· About the applying procedure and the Deadline:-
-Apply at the same time as you apply for your course at Oxford by using the University’s online application system. In the Funding Section of the University’s Graduate Application Form, select Weidenfeld – Roland Berger Scholarship and Leadership Programme. Applications sent to ISD directly cannot be considered.
-You must also complete a Weidenfeld Scholarship Questionnaire (see ‘downloads’ on the right hand side of this page) and upload it together with your graduate application form by the deadline, in order for your application to be complete.
-In order to be considered for this scholarship, you must submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline for your course (10 January 2014 for Medical Sciences, Philosophy, Politics & International Relations and Computer Science; 24 January 2014 for all other subjects).
The application deadline is depending on your course ( 10 or 24 January 2014).