We are delighted to present this years’ cohort of Kofi Annan scholars of the Weidenfeld-Hoffman graduate programme at Mansfield College, Oxford.
These fully-funded scholarships have been named in honour of Kofi Annan, a figure whose name provides inspiration and honour to those in receipt of it, and which reflects the intended purpose of the scholarships – educating people to make the world a better place. Through these scholarships, Mansfield College aims to inspire and transform the world view of the recipients in a similar way to Kofi Annan’s recounting of his experience as a student at Macalester College.
“With Kofi Annan’s deep commitment to education for the benefit of international peace, collaboration and development, and our proud link with him, we could think of no better name to achieve that intention.”
– Helen Mountfield QC, Principal, Mansfield College.
The Weidenfeld-Hoffman Scholarship and Leadership Programme aims to provide outstanding university graduates and professionals from developing and emerging economies with the opportunity to pursue studies at the University of Oxford. In addition to their studies, the graduates participate in a tailor-made leadership programme that gives them practical skills and opportunities.
Meet the 2021 – 2022 Kofi Annan Scholars
The first-ever cohort of Kofi Annan scholars was announced last year. Learn more about the five recipients of the scholarship in 2020.
The Kofi Annan Scholarships of the Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Programme have been made possible thanks to the generosity of Mansfield alumnus, Mr Jan Fischer, of Germany.