Oxford MPP

​Dr. Thomas Hale, Associate Professor in Public Policy (Global Policy), Blavatnik School of Government, the University of Oxford

Dr. Thomas Hale, Associate Professor in Public Policy (Global Policy), Blavatnik School of Government, the University of OxfordPlay

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Professor Hale talked about what makes the Oxford MPP programme unique, the classes he teaches and how the Blavatnik School of Government prepares Hong Kong students for a career in public policy.

Scholars’ Interview – Ayo Chan and Haining Liu, Kwok Scholars 2012

Master of Public Policy - Students from China and Hong KongPlay

Ayo and Haining talked about the Oxford MPP program and the difference Kwok Scholarships have made to them.
Overview:

  • Established by the Kwok Scholars Association (founded by Dr. Walter Kwok), each year the Kwok Scholarships will provide full funding for up to two exceptional students from Hong Kong and/or mainland China who intend to return to Hong Kong or China on completion of their studies to develop a career in public service for the benefit of the Hong Kong community and/or betterment of China. Funding is available for two MPP scholarships at the University of Oxford, annually.

Scholarship description:

  • The Scholarships provide in full for course fees and a maintenance grant for living expenses.
  • Scholarships will be allocated based on academic merit, financial need and commitment to public service.

Eligibility criteria:

To be considered for an MPP Kwok Scholarship, an applicant must:
  • be a Chinese student or public service practitioner from Hong Kong or Mainland China;
  • have exceptional academic merit and/or potential and have been offered a place to study the Master of Public Policy programme at the Blavatnik School of Government (“BSG”) at the University of Oxford;
  • demonstrate a commitment to public service for the benefit of the Hong Kong community and/or betterment of China, and the intention to use his or her studies at the University of Oxford to further that commitment.

Application Procedures and Timeline:

  • Candidates must first apply to the BSG and be successful in gaining a place for admission to the MPP programme for the 2019 entry.
  • Eligible candidates who have received an offer from the BSG should submit a separate application for a Kwok Scholarship via www.kwokscholars.org by 31st March 2019 and will be required to arrange for at least two references to be submitted on their behalf.
  • April 2019: Interviews will be conducted and the successful applicants notified of their selection.
  • 26 September 2019: Start of Michaelmas Term at Oxford.


Please note that applications from candidates who have not been offered a place at Oxford cannot be considered.

Application deadline:

18.00 on Sunday 31st March 2019 (China Standard Time)