Eligibility Criteria

To be considered for the Chevening-Weidenfeld Scholarships, a candidate must -

  • be applying to the Master of Public Policy programme at the University of Oxford;
  • be an ordinary resident of one of the following countries:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Egypt, FYR Macedonia, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Libya, Mongolia, Moldova, Montenegro, Morocco, Palestinian Authority, Serbia, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Yemen

Assessment Criteria

Scholarships will be awarded to candidates who meet the eligibility criteria on the basis of their exceptional academic distinction.

Amount of the Award

The Scholarship will provide all tuition and college fees, and a stipend to cover living expenses in Oxford for the full duration of the Master of Public Policy course.

Level and Mode of Study

Masters degree, 12 month programme, full-time

Application Deadline

20 January 2012

How to Apply

Candidates apply at the same time as making the application for the Master of Public Policy programme by ticking the Departmental Studentship Application section in the Funding Section of the University's Graduate Application Form (page 6). In this box candidates should enter 'Chevening-Weidenfeld Scholarships'.

Please note that there is not a separate application form for this scholarship.

In order to be considered for this scholarship, you must submit your application for graduate study by the January deadline(20 January 2012) and you must have secured a place on your chosen programme of study by the expected final decision date (16 March 2012).


Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an expenses-paid interview weekend in Oxford in late April 2012.

How will I know if I have been successful?

Successful candidates will be notified by email by summer 2012.

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