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Oxford scholarships A - M

China Oxford Scholarship Fund

This scholarships is available for applicants who are ordinarily resident in and nationals of the People’s Republic of China (including Hong Kong and Macau), and must be intending to return to China after study. You must be applying to start a new full-time master's or DPhil course at Oxford. Continuing Oxford students may also be considered, but preference is given to students who will be beginning their first year of graduate studies at Oxford and those applying for this scholarship for the first time.

 The application process for China Oxford Scholarship Fund (COSF) awards is completely separate from that of the University of Oxford and you should apply directly to COSF. Full details of how to apply are available on the China Oxford Scholarship Fund website.

 If you have any questions about this scholarship, please contact COSF directly.

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Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme (CSSS)

A number of scholarships are available for applicants who are nationals of developing Commonwealth countries and who are applying to a range of 1-year master’s courses to be confirmed.

The scholarship covers course fees, college fees and a grant for living costs of at least £12,780. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. The scholarship is jointly funded by the University and the UK Department for International Development. It supports students from developing Commonwealth countries who would not otherwise be able to study in the United Kingdom.

You must not be at present living or studying in a developed country and must not have studied or worked for one academic year or more in a developed country. You must also be willing to confirm in writing that neither you, nor your family, are able to pay for you to study in the UK. Additionally, you must be willing to return to your home country as soon as your award comes to an end (the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission will only consider requests to extend leave to remain in the UK post-award for those wishing to progress from master's to PhD study and strict conditions will apply). More information is available on the Commonwealth Shared Scholarships website.

To be considered for this scholarship, submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline (8 or 19 January 2018, depending on your course). If you meet initial eligibility criteria, you will also be asked to complete an application form produced by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission.

Selection is expected to take place in June 2018. Please see the Standard scholarship selection terms for more information about the application and selection process.

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Duke of Cambridge Scholarship at the University of Oxford

One full scholarship is available for applicants who are ordinarily resident in the United Kingdom and who are applying to the Master of Public Policy (MPP).

The scholarship covers course fees, college fees and a grant for living costs of at least £14,553. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. The scholarship is jointly funded by the University, the Blavatnik Family Foundation and University College in honour of the Duke of Cambridge, who opened the new Blavatnik School of Government in 2016.

The scholarship is only tenable at University College. All eligible applicants will be considered for this scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to University College in order to take up the scholarship.

There is no separate application process for this scholarship: to be considered, submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline (19 January 2018). Selection is expected to take place in April 2018. Please see the Standard scholarship selection terms for more information about the application and selection process.

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Dulverton Scholarships

Up to two full scholarships are available for applicants who are applying to full-time master's or DPhil courses in any subject. You must be ordinarily resident in one of the following countries:

Europe: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Georgia, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Hungary, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Turkey, Serbia, Slovakia and Ukraine.

Sub-Saharan Africa: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cabo Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Republic of Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Eligible candidates ordinarily resident in South Africa may also be considered. If you are resident in an eligible country outside of the EEA, you should be intending to return to your country of ordinary residence on completion of your studies. Priority will be given to applicants who have not previously studied in the US or UK.

The scholarship covers course fees, college fees and a grant for living costs of at least £14,553. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. The scholarship is funded by the Dulverton Trust, which is an independent, charitable, grant-making organisation established in 1949.

There is no separate application process for this scholarship: to be considered, submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline (8 or 19 January 2018, depending on your course). Selection is expected to take place by the end of May 2018. Please see the Standard scholarship selection terms for more information about the application and selection process. 

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The Hong Kong Jockey Club Graduate Scholarships at the University of Oxford 

Three full scholarships are available for applicants who are ordinarily resident in Hong Kong and who are applying to a full-time master’s or full-time DPhil course at Oxford. Applicants must have permanent residence in Hong Kong. Please note that DPhil courses with four years of fee liability are not eligible (to check the fee liability for your course, see the Fee liability page).

The scholarship covers course fees, college fees and a grant for living costs of at least £14,553. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. The scholarship is funded by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust. Since 1998, the Trust has been awarding annual scholarships at the city's tertiary institutions to students who combine outstanding academic performance with a strong commitment to serving the community. In a major strategic step forward in nurturing Hong Kong’s most promising people, the Trust started offering graduate scholarships at the University of Oxford starting in 2016-17.

Selection will be based on the following criteria: academic merit; evidence of outstanding leadership and team work; commitment to service and improving the lives of others; and strength of character, including truth, courage, devotion to duty, empathy, social awareness, and commitment to fairness and justice.

To be considered for this scholarship, submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline (8 or 19 January 2018, depending on your course). If you are eligible for this scholarship, you will be contacted by email in March 2018 and asked to submit additional material to show how you meet the selection criteria outlined above. Selection is expected to take place in May 2018. Please see the Standard scholarship selection terms for more information about the application and selection process.

Please note, your country of ordinary residence is the country in which you are normally resident, out of choice and for a settled purpose, apart from temporary or occasional absences. It is not a country in which you are studying, working or living temporarily. The details you provide in the 'Nationality and ordinary residence' section of the graduate application form will be used to determine your eligibility.  

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Jardine-Oxford Graduate Scholarships

Up to five full scholarships are available for applicants who are ordinarily resident in Cambodia, mainland China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand or Vietnam. Applicants must be applying to a full-time master’s or DPhil course within the following departments: Area Studies, Sociology, Education, Said Business School, Nuffield Department of Medicine, Medical Sciences Division, Blavatnik School of Government, or Mathematics.

The scholarship covers course fees, college fees and a grant for living costs of at least £14,553. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. The scholarship is jointly funded by the University and the Jardine Foundation, an educational trust supporting scholars who have the potential to become outstanding citizens with a high commitment to the community.

The scholarship is only tenable at one of the Foundation’s four link colleges: Exeter College, Oriel College, The Queen’s College and Trinity College. All eligible applicants will be considered for this scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to one of the link colleges in order to take up the scholarship.

There is no separate application process for this scholarship: to be considered, submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline (8 or 19 January 2018, depending on your course). Selection is expected to take place in May 2018. Please see the Standard scholarship selection terms  for more information about the application and selection process.  

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Lady Allen and Linares Rivas Scholarship

One partial scholarship is available for applicants who are ordinarily resident in Spain and who are applying to a full-time master's or DPhil course (four-year DPhil courses are not eligible). Preference will be given to applicants who have a degree from a Spanish university. The scholarship is funded by the trustees of the late Lady Consuelo Maria Allen, who worked to promote cultural understanding between Spain and the UK.

The scholarship covers a grant for living costs of at least £14,553. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. The scholarship may be offered in conjunction with other awards in order to provide a full scholarship. In particular, it may be offered in conjunction with the Foley-Béjar Scholarship offered by Balliol College, providing you are also eligible for this additional award. Please refer to the Balliol College’s Graduate scholarships page for information on how to apply for the Foley-Béjar Scholarship.

There is no separate application process for this scholarship: to be considered, submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline (8 or 19 January 2018, depending on your course). Selection is expected to take place in May 2018. Please see the Standard scholarship selection terms for more information about the application and selection process.

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Michael Wills Scholarship

Two full scholarships are available for applicants who are applying to one of the following full-time courses: MPhil Development Studies, MSc Economics for Development; MSc Global Governance and Diplomacy; MSc Migration Studies; and MSc Refugee and Forced Migration Studies.

You must also be ordinarily resident in one of the following Sub-Saharan African countries: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cabo Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Republic of Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Eligible candidates ordinarily resident in South Africa may also be considered. You should be intending to return to your country of ordinary residence on completion of your studies. Priority will be given to applicants who have not previously studied in the US or UK.

The scholarship covers course fees, college fees and a grant for living costs of £14,553. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. The scholarship is jointly funded by the Dulverton Trust, which is an independent, charitable, grant-making organisation established in 1949, and the Oxford Department of International Development. The scholarships are named after Captain Michael Wills MC, a former student of Magdalen College, who was a cousin of the second Lord Dulverton.

There is no separate application process for this scholarship: to be considered, submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline (19 January 2018). Selection is expected to take place in May 2018. Please see the Standard scholarship selection terms for more information about the application and selection process.

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