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Frost Scholarship Programme (Israel)

The Frost Scholarship Programme (Israel) funds current students of Israeli universities to study one-year, full-time master’s courses in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (‘STEM’ subjects) at the University of Oxford.

View the Frost Scholarship Programme (Israel) webinar on YouTube! Broadcast in November 2015, the webinar outlines key facts about the Scholarship Programme and answers some frequently asked questions.

The Programme is supported by the generosity of the Phillip and Patricia Frost Philanthropic Foundation. The first Frost scholars from Israel began their studies in October 2015, joining a cohort of Frost scholars from Florida. For more information about the Frost Scholarship for students from Florida, see the Frost Scholarship (Florida) page. Over the next four years, the Frost Scholarship Programme will continue to offer four scholarships each year to students from Israel.

Frost scholars will also take part in an exclusive week-long orientation programme at one of Oxford’s oldest colleges, Exeter College, to introduce them to academic life at Oxford just before the start of their course.

The scholarship will cover 100% of University and college fees and grant for living costs of £14,296. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.  

Scholarship outcomes

Decisions have now been made and successful applicants have been notified. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we regret that we are unable to contact unsuccessful applicants individually or provide feedback on applications.

You must be a current student of an Israeli university, and have not previously been enrolled on a full degree programme at an institution outside of Israel. You must also be ordinarily resident in Israel.

You must be applying to start one of the following master’s courses at Oxford (please use the links below to check whether applications are still being accepted for the relevant course):

MSc Applied Statistics
MSc Archaeological Science
MSt Archaeological Science
MSc Biodiversity, Conservation & Management
MSc Clinical Embryology
MSc Computer Science
MSc Endovascular Neurosurgery (Interventional Neuroradiology)
MSc Environmental Change & Management
MSc Global Health Science
MSc History of Science, Medicine & Technology
MSc Integrated Immunology
MSc Mathematical & Computational Finance
MSc Mathematical Modelling & Scientific Computing
MSc Mathematical and Theoretical Physics
MSc Mathematics & Foundations of Computer Science
MSc Medical Anthropology
MSc Nature, Society & Environmental Governance
MSc Neuroscience
MSc Pharmacology
MSt Philosophy of Physics
MSc Psychological Research
MSc Radiation Biology
MSc Theoretical and Computational Chemistry
MSc Water Science, Policy & Management

Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit. In selecting the annual cohort of scholars, priority will be given to applicants in order to fulfil the aim of representing a range of subject areas.

Applicants who hold deferred offers to start in 2016-17 are not eligible to be considered for these scholarships.

There is no separate application process for this scholarship: in order to be considered, submit your application for graduate study. See the Courses page for information about which courses are still accepting applications.

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, you must be successful in being offered a place on your course by 1 June 2016. 

Course applications which were received by the January deadlines will be prioritised.

We will use the details you insert in the 'Nationality and ordinary residence' section of the graduate application form to assess your country of ordinary residence. For a definition of ordinary residence and further details on how to complete this section of the graduate application form, please see the 'Nationality and ordinary residence' sections of the graduate application form and also the Technical Help.

College preference

All graduate students at the University of Oxford benefit from membership not only of their department, but also of one of our multi-disciplinary colleges. Applicants may select a preferred college as part of their application or leave the allocation of a college to the University. Applicants are particularly encouraged to consider making Exeter College their preferred college, as this is where the pre-course orientation programme will be held. However, if Exeter College does not accept students for your course, or if you have another college preference, then specifying any other preferred college, or none, will not affect your chances of being offered a place on your course or being awarded a Frost Scholarship.