Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford University, United Kingdom is offering Scholarships for the 2012-13 academic year to pursue Master of Public Policy in the school. There are 10 scholarships for Indian students. The main aim of the scholarship is to reward academic ability and to open education opportunities for foreign students in UK. The scholarship will be funded by Chevening-Weidenfeld, both of which are specific to the MPP and the other sources of funding for Oxford graduate applicants.
Eligibility Criteria: Applicants should get admission in Master of Public Policy programme. This is a 12 month full time programme. They need to submit an ‘Application for Scholarship’ of not more than 1,000 words and should be addressed to the Scholarship Selection Committee. The submission should include, how study at the Blavatnik School will assist their career development, How their intended careers will contribute to the public good in their home countries, or at the international level. Applications should be submitted or emailed not later than 20 January 2012.
Selection procedure: Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of candidates’ academic record and commitment to public service. Short listed candidates will be interviewed and interviews will be conducted online via Skype or by telephone. Selected candidates will get Scholarship that includes tuition and colleges fees, and a stipend to cover living expenses in Oxford. This will amount to a worth of a maximum of £47,250.
Application Procedure: Interested candidates can download application form from http://www.bsg.ox.ac.uk/node/193 . Last date for the submission of filled in forms is 20 January 2012. Candidates can obtain Blavatnik Scholarship Application form, save and send it directly to the School, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Complete details also available with the application form.