Oxford-Weidenfeld and Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme- MSc in Mathematical and Computational Finance

Awarded By: University of Oxford in UK
Updated on Jan 17, 2024
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Course: Masters
Deadline: Jan 19, 2024
Amount: Pound 39,280
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Scholarship Overview

Oxford-Weidenfeld and Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme is awarded for pursuing MSc in Mathematical and Computational Finance at University of Oxford. A student can get a maximum amount of GBP 39280 and the scholarship amount will be given one time only. The scholarship amount can be used for paying tuition,living. To be eligible for the award, applicants must have completed their Bachelor degree and passed the 12th grade. To be eligible for this award, international students must take English proficiency tests such as IELTS. As part of the selection process, students must attend an interview.

Applicable course, university, and country

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  • Master of Public Policy (MPP)
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  • MSc in Statistical Science
  • MSc in Water Science, Policy and Management

Scholarship amount details

100% of course fees and a grant for living costs (at least £15285).
Conversion rate used: 1 Pound = Rs. 104.90 (last updated 7th December 2023).
Scholarship amount will be given: one time
Scholarship amount can be used for:

Type of Expense Indicates if the scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Tuition & Fees ? Scholarship amount can be used for this
Living Expense ? Scholarship amount can be used for this
Accommodation × Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses × Not covered in scholarship
Spouse/Child Care × Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover × Not covered in scholarship
Application × Not covered in scholarship
Others × Not covered in scholarship

Number of students to be awarded:

Eligible student nationality

India, United States of America, United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, Canada, Germany, Malaysia, Sweden, France, Switzerland, Netherlands, Denmark, Spain, Russia, UAE, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Norway, Japan, Thailand, Belgium, Armenia, Fiji, China, South Korea, Greece, Mauritius, Estonia, Luxembourg, Ukraine, South Africa, Hungary, Austria, Slovenia, Philippines, Cyprus, Bangladesh, Lithuania, Monaco, Nepal, Georgia, Hong Kong, Turkey, Malta, Bahrain, Barbados, Guyana, Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Antarctica, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, Christmas Island, Cocos Islands, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Curacao, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Finland, French Polynesia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greenland, Grenada, Guam, Guatemala, Guernsey, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Iceland, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Isle of Man, Israel, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Jersey, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Macao, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mayotte, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Northern Mariana Islands, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Pitcairn, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Reunion, Romania, Rwanda, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Swaziland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, U.S. Virgin Islands, Uganda, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican, Venezuela, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Sahara, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Appication Process for this scholarship

Application Process for this scholarship:

Statement of Purpose (SOP):

  • Applicants need to submit a 1-page length statement of purpose
  • This will be assessed for:
    • Applicants’ reasons for applying
    • Evidence of motivation for and understanding of the proposed area of study
    • Commitment to the subject, beyond the requirements of the degree course
    • Capacity for sustained and intense work
    • Reasoning ability
    • Ability to absorb new ideas, often presented abstractly, at a rapid pace

Letters of Recommendation (LOR):

  • Applicants need to submit 3 academic references

Official Transcripts:

  • Transcripts should give detailed information of the individual grades received in university-level qualifications to date

Curriculum Vitae (CV):

  • Comprising one to two pages highlighting applicants’ academic achievements and any relevant professional experience

Admissions Exercise:

  • Applicants must submit solutions to the MSc in Mathematics and Computational Finance admissions exercise
  • This will be assessed for whether your mathematical background is adequate, particularly in calculus, linear algebra, probability, statistics, and partial differential equations

Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships Questionnaire:

  • To be submitted with the application form

Application Process:

  • Applicants must select the Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme in the University of Oxford Scholarships section of the University’s graduate application form
  • Submit their application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline
  • To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must apply for admission for the course by the January admissions deadline (12:00 noon UK Time)

Application Documents:

Type of documents Indicates if this type of document is required to be submitted
University Transcripts Required

Scholarship Application:Students will be auto-considered for this scholarship when they apply for the courses on which this scholarship is applicable.
No separate application is needed.
Important Dates & FAQ info:

Info Date
Scholarship application open Not Available
Scholarship Deadline Not Available
Scholarship Decision date Not Available
Interview Date Not Available
FAQ Link https://www.ox.ac.uk/about/facts-and-figures/faqs
Contact email Not Available
Contact number Not Available

Additional Information

Scholarship Eligibility

Scholarship Eligibility

  • Applicants should be able to demonstrate a connection between the subject of study and their longer-term career objectives, explaining how they see their professional work contributing to the improvement of public life in their country of origin or at a wider regional or international level.
  • Applicants are normally expected to be predicted or have achieved a first-class or strong upper second-class undergraduate degree with honours (or equivalent international qualifications), as a minimum, in mathematics or a related discipline.
  • IELTS: 7.5 with a minimum score of 7.0 in each component.
  • Interview: Technical interviews are normally held as part of the admissions process.
    • The interview could take place face-to-face or by Skype.
    • Another interview is conducted for the scholarship.
  • Applicants with a full-time degree-level course of a minimum of nine months, at a recognized institution, where the medium of instruction and assessment was entirely in English can be exempted from the English proficiency exam at the discretion of the University.

Special RestrictionsIntend/plan to return to home country after course completion. Applicants should be intending to return to their country of ordinary residence once their course is completed.Exams Details

Exam Name Indicates if Exam is Required and Cutoff (if any)
IELTS Required (minimum score 7.5)
12 Required
UG Required (minimum score 60.0%)
Interview Required

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Frequently Asked Questions

The frequently asked questions about the scholarship are:

Who can apply for the Scholarship?
The scholarship is applicable to students from all countries.

What is the minimum Qualification Required?
The students must have completed their bachelor’s education from a recognized institution.

What is the procedure for applying?
Students will be auto-considered for this scholarship when they apply for the courses on which this scholarship is applicable. No separate application is needed.

What are the documents required for filling the forms?
Official transcripts.

What is the duration of the Scholarship?
One Time