• Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies Scholarships
    Region/country: United Kingdom (UK)AfghanistanAlbaniaAlgeriaAzerbaijanBahrainBangladeshBeninBruneiBurkina FasoCameroonChadComorosCote d'IvoireDjiboutiEgyptGabonGambiaGuineaGuyanaIndiaIndonesiaIranIraqJordanKazakhstanKuwaitKyrgyzstanLebanonLibyaMalaysiaMaldivesMaliMauritaniaMoroccoMozambiqueNigerNigeriaOmanPakistanPalestineQatarSaudi ArabiaSenegalSierra LeoneSomaliaSudanSurinameSyriaTajikistanTogoTunisiaTurkeyTurkmenistanUgandaUnited Arab Emirates (UAE)UzbekistanYemenAfricaAsiaEuropeEurope (excluding UK)Latin America and the Caribbean
    Scholarship source: University of Oxford

    • Amount: Fees and a contribution towards living expenses
    • Eligibility: Various countries with Muslim communities
    • Application process: Attachment of OCIS Scholarships Supporting Statement to university application
    • These scholarships have been established by the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies to allow graduates to pursue studies of benefit to the Muslim world.
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  • The Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program
    Region/country: AfghanistanAlgeriaAngolaBangladeshBeninBhutanBoliviaBurkina FasoBurundiCabo VerdeCambodiaCameroonCentral African Republic (CAR)ChadComorosDemocratic Republic of the CongoRepublic of the CongoCote d'IvoireDjiboutiDominicaEgyptEl SalvadorEritreaEthiopiaFijiGambiaGhanaGrenadaGuineaGuinea-BissauGuyanaHaitiHondurasIndiaIndonesiaIranIraqKenyaKiribatiKosovoKyrgyzstanLaosLebanonLesothoLiberiaLibyaMadagascarMalawiMaldivesMaliMarshall IslandsMauritaniaMicronesiaMongoliaMoroccoMozambiqueMyanmarNepalNicaraguaNigerNigeriaPakistanPapua New GuineaPhilippinesRwandaSamoaSao Tome and PrincipeSenegalSierra LeoneSolomon IslandsSomaliaSouth SudanSri LankaSaint LuciaSaint Vincent and the GrenadinesSudanSyriaTajikistanTanzaniaTimor-LesteTogoTongaTunisiaTuvaluUgandaUkraineUzbekistanVanuatuVenezuelaVietnamPalestineYemenZambiaZimbabweSwazilandAfricaAsiaEuropeEurope (excluding UK)North AmericaSouth AmericaOceania
    Scholarship source: External

    • The Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP) is open to applicants from certain developing countries with relevant professional experience and a history of supporting their countries' development efforts who are applying to a master's degree programme in a development-related topic.
    • The Master of Public Policy is a Participating Programme accepting applications under Window 2 of the scheme – open from 27 March to 26 May 2023. Those who receive an offer for the MPP in mid-March 2022 can apply to the Programme when they have met all of their non-financial conditions.
    • After earning their degree, developing country scholars commit to return to their home country to use their new skills and contribute to their countries social and economic development.
    • For more details on eligibility and how to apply please see the World Bank website.
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  • Chevening Scholarship
    Region/country: AfghanistanAlbaniaAlgeriaAngolaAnguillaAntigua and BarbudaArgentinaArmeniaAustraliaAzerbaijanBahamasBangladeshBarbadosBelarusBelizeBeninBermudaBhutanBoliviaBosnia and HerzegovinaBotswanaBrazilBritish Virgin Islands (BVI)BruneiBurkina FasoBurundiCambodiaCameroonCanadaCabo VerdeCentral African Republic (CAR)ChadChileChinaColombiaComorosCook IslandsCosta RicaCote d'IvoireCubaDemocratic Republic of the CongoDjiboutiDominicaDominican RepublicEcuadorEgyptEl SalvadorEquatorial GuineaEritreaSwazilandEthiopiaFalkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)FijiGabonGambiaGeorgiaGhanaGrenadaGuatemalaGuineaGuinea-BissauGuyanaHaitiHondurasHong KongIcelandIndiaIndonesiaIranIraqIsraelJamaicaJapanJordanKazakhstanKenyaKiribatiKosovoKyrgyzstanLaosLebanonLesothoLiberiaLibyaMadagascarMalawiMalaysiaMaldivesMaliMarshall IslandsMauritaniaMauritiusMexicoMicronesiaMoldovaMongoliaMontenegroMontserratMoroccoMozambiqueMyanmarNamibiaNauruNepalNew ZealandNicaraguaNigerNigeriaMacedoniaPalestinePakistanPalauPanamaPapua New GuineaParaguayPeruPhilippinesRepublic of the CongoRussiaRwandaSaint HelenaSaint Kitts and NevisSaint LuciaSaint Vincent and the GrenadinesSamoaSao Tome and PrincipeSenegalSerbiaSeychellesSierra LeoneSingaporeSolomon IslandsSomaliaSouth AfricaSouth KoreaSouth SudanSri LankaSudanSurinameSyriaTaiwanTajikistanTanzaniaThailandTimor-LesteTogoTongaTrinidad and TobagoTunisiaTurkeyTurkmenistanTurks and Caicos IslandsTuvaluUgandaUkraineUruguayUzbekistanVanuatuVenezuelaVietnamYemenZambiaZimbabweAfricaAsiaEuropeEurope (excluding UK)Latin America and the CaribbeanMiddle EastNorth AmericaOceaniaSouth America
    Scholarship source: External

    Chevening Scholarships is the UK government's international awards scheme aimed at developing global leaders. Funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations, Chevening offers two types of awards – Chevening Scholarships and Chevening Fellowships – the recipients of which are personally selected by British Embassies and High Commissions throughout the world. The deadline for Chevening in most countries is 1 November 2022.

    Read about Esther Soma's journey to the MPP as a Chevening Scholar

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  • Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarship and Leadership Programme
    Region/country: AfricaAsiaEuropeEurope (excluding UK)North AmericaOceaniaSouth AmericaAfghanistanAlbaniaAlgeriaAngolaAntigua and BarbudaArgentinaArmeniaAzerbaijanBahamasBahrainBangladeshBarbadosBelarusBelizeBeninBhutanBoliviaBosnia and HerzegovinaBotswanaBrazilBruneiBulgariaBurkina FasoBurundiCambodiaCameroonCabo VerdeCentral African Republic (CAR)ChadChileChinaHong KongMacauColombiaComorosDemocratic Republic of the CongoRepublic of the CongoCosta RicaCote d'IvoireCroatiaCubaCyprusCzech RepublicDjiboutiDominicaDominican RepublicEcuadorEgyptEl SalvadorEquatorial GuineaEritreaEstoniaEthiopiaFijiFrench GuianaGabonGambiaGeorgiaGhanaGrenadaGuatemalaGuineaGuinea-BissauGuyanaHaitiHondurasHungaryIndiaIndonesiaIranIraqIsraelJamaicaJapanJordanKazakhstanKenyaKiribatiNorth KoreaSouth KoreaKosovoKuwaitKyrgyzstanLaosLatviaLebanonLesothoLiberiaLibyaLithuaniaMacedoniaMadagascarMalawiMalaysiaMaldivesMaliMarshall IslandsMauritaniaMauritiusMexicoMicronesiaMoldovaMongoliaMontenegroMoroccoMozambiqueMyanmarNamibiaNauruNepalNigerNigeriaOmanPakistanPalauPalestinePanamaPapua New GuineaParaguayPeruPhilippinesPolandQatarRéunionRomaniaRussiaRwandaSaint HelenaSamoaSao Tome and PrincipeSaudi ArabiaSenegalSerbiaSeychellesSierra LeoneSingaporeSlovakiaSloveniaSolomon IslandsSomaliaSouth AfricaSouth SudanSri LankaSaint Kitts and NevisSaint LuciaSaint Vincent and the GrenadinesSudanSurinameSwazilandSyriaTaiwanTajikistanTanzaniaThailandTimor-LesteTogoTongaTrinidad and TobagoTunisiaTurkeyTurkmenistanTuvaluUgandaUkraineUnited Arab Emirates (UAE)UruguayUzbekistanVanuatuVenezuelaVietnamWestern SaharaYemenZambiaZimbabwe
    Scholarship source: University of Oxford

    • Amount: Full fees and a set amount to cover living expenses
    • Eligibility: Various by country residency
    • Application process: Via questionnaire and University of Oxford application form – follow link for details
    • The Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme cultivates the leaders of tomorrow by providing outstanding university graduates and professionals from developing and emerging economies with the opportunity to pursue fully-funded graduate studies at the University of Oxford, combined with a comprehensive programme of leadership development, long-term mentoring and networking. There are two scholarship schemes for which MPP applicants are eligible: the Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarship and the Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld Scholarship.

    Read about Rusudan Kemularia’s time as a Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholar.

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  • Oxford Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Graduate Scholarship
    Region/country: AlgeriaBahrainComorosDjiboutiEgyptIraqJordanKuwaitLebanonLibyaMauritaniaMoroccoOmanPalestineQatarSaudi ArabiaSomaliaSudanSyriaTunisiaUnited Arab Emirates (UAE)YemenAfricaMiddle EastAsia
    Scholarship source: University of Oxford

    • Amount: Full fees and a set amount to cover living expenses
    • Eligibility: Applicants who are ordinarily resident in one of the following countries: Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen. You should be intending to return to one of the eligible countries on completion of your studies.
    • Application process: Via University of Oxford application form

    The scholarships have been jointly funded by the University and H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum through the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation. The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) was established in 2007 to provide support for knowledge and development in the Arab region and beyond. The Foundation actively promotes education at all levels to enable individuals to make the best use of their abilities to benefit themselves and others.

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  • Felix Scholarship
    Region/country: IndiaAfghanistanAngolaBangladeshBeninBhutanBurkina FasoBurundiCambodiaCentral African Republic (CAR)ChadComorosDemocratic Republic of the CongoDjiboutiEritreaEthiopiaGambiaGuineaGuinea-BissauHaitiKiribatiLaosLesothoLiberiaMadagascarMalawiMaliMauritaniaMozambiqueMyanmarNepalNigerRwandaSao Tome and PrincipeSenegalSierra LeoneSolomon IslandsSomaliaSouth SudanSudanTanzaniaTimor-LesteTogoTuvaluUgandaYemenZambiaNorth KoreaSyriaAfricaAsiaLatin America and the Caribbean
    Scholarship source: University of Oxford

    • Amount: The scholarship will cover 100% of course fees, a grant for living costs and one return flight from India to the UK. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.
    • Eligibility: The Felix Scholarship enables outstanding students from India to pursue graduate studies. One award is made each year to a non-Indian student who is ordinarily resident in a country (outside of India) which is categorised as Other Low Income Countries or Least Developed Countries on the DAC List of ODA Recipients. For full details of eligibility please see the Felix Scholarship website.
    • Application process: To be considered for this scholarship, submit your application for graduate study by the January deadline for MPP applications. Decisions are expected to be made by the end of May.
    • Felix has been supporting students at Oxford since 1991. The scholarships are administered by the three partner universities, with the support of the Felix Trustees. Please see the Felix Scholarship website for more information.
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