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Oxford Policy Fellowship 2020/2022 for Early-career Professionals in Developing Countries

Are you are looking for your next challenge, or planning a wholesale career move? Become an Oxford Policy Fellow for a unique opportunity to apply your legal knowledge within an international development context.

Application Deadline: 31st January 2020 at 12:00 noon GMT.

Eligible Countries:Developing Countries

To be taken at (country): Countries vary. Successful candidates will not be allowed to select countries.

About the Award: The fellowship programme is specifically aimed at placing early-career professionals in low- and middle-income country governments to work as civil servants.

Type: Fellowship, Job


  • Depending on the specific post for which you are applying, a law degree, an LLM, a Masters in Law, a Masters in Public Policy, or a related field will be required. Useful interests and specialisations include commercial/finance law, contract law, environmental law, international law, health law and policy and development studies.
  • We are looking for outstanding candidates who have a demonstrable interest and some work experience in law and/or policy; relevant work or voluntary experience in a developing country; and strong computer skills.
  • You must also be willing to commit to a two-year posting in any of the participating countries
  • More details about the postings and the requirements are available in link below.

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award:The Fellowship is the start of an exciting new chapter in your career. It opens the door to a career with a range of international agencies, NGOs, development consultancies and governmental organisations.

Duration of Programme: 2 years

How to Apply: Applications for the Oxford Policy Fellowship’s cohort 6 are now open. Please complete the application form below, and email the supporting documents to [email protected].


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